STILL FLOP­PING!

The top three bikes that didn’t sell, still won’t sell and never will sell!

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Road Test -

2008/12 Honda DN- 01

A bike born out of a de­signer’s imag­i­na­tion that should never have left his sketch­book, Honda called the DN- 01 a ‘new breed of mo­tor­cy­cle’ – ev­ery­one else called it a dis­as­ter. Did Honda learn from their mis­take? Nope, they then launched the Vol­tus…

2000/02 Tri­umph TT600

Hinck­ley’s first su­pers­port bike was a dis­as­ter by man­ag­ing to com­bine ter­ri­bly out­dated styling with hor­rific fuel in­jec­tion, all of which sadly masked a great chas­sis. A change of clothes later, and a new in­jec­tion sys­tem, and the Day­tona 600 was born.

2005/09 Honda FMX650

Jump­ing on the su­per­moto band­wagon, Honda’s FMX650 Fun­moto was about as much fun as scoop­ing your eyes out with a spoon! It was a sani­tised the ride to the point where you doubted the mo­tor was even run­ning. It de­servedly bombed.

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