WHAT WE SAID – SBOTY 2010
Say hello, and goodbye, to possibly the last, great and undiluted 1,000cc sportsbike. During a time when big power numbers and new-fangled electronics are all that matters, Honda’s stalwart and irrepressible ‘Blade clings on as a steadfast naturalist. The beauty of the Honda is the humongous spectrum in which it can function, without compromise. This bike will teach you how to ride a motorcycle at its limits the traditional way, then give you that bit of extra rope to experiment with, such is its versatility when it comes to speed. The Honda transmits everything to you in real time, making it just as relevant as it always has been.
The ’Blade came second in 2010 to BMW’s barmy S 1000 RR