Any Cycle World reader can tell you that we really like the Honda CB1100, even naming this classic-looking throwback machine the Best Standard in our most recent Ten Best awards. About the only problem we had with the air-cooled Honda was that it lacked a sixth ratio in its especially smooth-shifting gearbox. But that’s no [...]Read Full Post | Comments(33)
2014 Honda CB1100 – First Look Honda’s time machine gets an extra gear ratio (and a new Deluxe model) for 2014.
American Honda Press Release: If you couldn’t find your dream machine in all the new products Honda released over the past two years, there’s a great chance what you’re looking for is in this latest group of 2014 models from Honda. Across all categories, Honda has released unique and fun products that touch the soul [...]Read Full Post | Comments(2)
What better bike to name Best Standard than a re-interpretation of the one that launched a thousand container ships across the Pacific? Honda’s modern take on its original ’69 CB750 isn’t incredibly fast, terribly sporty or amazingly cutting-edge, but that’s what makes it a Standard: The new CB’s a bike you just hop on like [...]Read Full Post | Comments(28)
2013 Honda CB1100 – Road Test Review Four decades after the original mass-produced four-banger, Honda invites us on a lovely ride into the past.
Photographer : Jeff Allen
The CB’s an impeccable fair-weather friend. Fat torque right off idle and a perfectly nice place for two to sit make it completely easy to ride. Egan may have had a point in his July Leanings: It does take a while for nostalgia to kick in. We’ve seen bikes like the new CB1100 before. In [...]Read Full Post | Comments(32)
TBR Press Release: The Honda CB1100 has caused quite a stir since its introduction. It’s timeless style remains popular with riders old and new. The addition of a Two Brothers exhaust is exactly what you need to spice up your CB1100. Its V.A.L.E.™ satin finished stainless steel connector tube creates a perfect fit for maximum [...]Read Full Post | Comments(3)
2013 Honda CB1100 – First Ride A blast from the past, except a whole lot better—and it’s finally coming to the U.S.!
Photographer : Jeff Allen
That period from the late 1960s through the ’70s was the golden age of motorcycling in America, an era characterized by simpler bikes and a market far less fragmented and specialized. Modern motorcycles are categorized into so many different niches—and have become so tailored to a singular purpose—that it makes you wonder what happened to [...]Read Full Post | Comments(62)
Unveiled at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show, the Honda CB1100 strikes a chord among those seeking a throwback to a simpler time. We’ll save you the suspense: Sorry folks, Honda has no serious intention of exporting this faithful repro of the “four paw” to your postcode any time soon, unless you’re one of the lucky [...]Read Full Post | Comments(2)