THANKS FIRE­BLADE! It might now sound un­likely but in 1992 Honda had for­got­ten how to do big sports­bikes, as the pre­ced­ing CBR1000F proved. Had it not been for a mis­trans­la­tion from French to English from the Ja­panese, it would have been ‘Light­ning’!

What the mighty Honda gave us

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Feature -

A TRUE HONDA SPORTSTER A NEW DI­REC­TION FOR SU­PER­BIKES

For the first time light­weight was equally, if not more im­por­tant than peak power. It took Yamaha six years to match it with the R1.

A GREAT NAME GREAT PAINTJOBS

The sec­ond gen Fox­eye Blade saw the ar­rival of the Ur­ban Tiger paintscheme. Ar­guably, it's never been bet­tered.

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