Story: Motorcycles

Honda, 2008 (6th of 6)

Honda, 2008

Motorcycle manufacturers are constantly changing the appearance of their bikes and introducing new models to appeal to customers. This 2008 Honda model is the CB1000R. In the 2000s Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha dominated world motorcycle manufacturing. It is estimated that some 80% of all motorbikes in existence were manufactured in Japan.

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Carl Walrond, 'Motorcycles - History of motorcycles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 August 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010