Fireblade

Japanese Future Classics

Posted: Monday 03 July 2017 at 15:05 PM / Fireblade

Japanese motor engineering has long been praised as reliable, their creations known for longevity and value. From motorbikes to cars, you know you can’t really go wrong if you buy Japanese. Prided for innovation and quality, Japanese motorbikes have been at the helm of performance for decades. Here we remember at some of our favourite […]

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Throwback Thursday

Posted: Thursday 05 February 2015 at 11:16 AM / Fireblade

              It’s back to December 2003 for this week’s Throwback Thursday – to the launch of Honda’s CBR1000RR Fireblade. The trip started well – Club-class BA flights to Phoenix, Arizona, nice golf hotel, and an afternoon of shooting 5.56mm M249 SAW machine guns. Next day, things got even better at […]

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The Friday Fold Double Whammy – Ducati 916 or Honda Fireblade?

Posted: Friday 21 March 2014 at 13:12 PM / Fireblade

We’re treating you to a pair of stunners for this week’s ‘Friday Fold’ and they don’t come any more stunning than the iconic Ducati 916 that graces the centre pages of the October ’95 issue of SuperBike. Or perhaps you prefer the Honda Fireblade from our December ’95 issue in the Urban Tiger colours?

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A World Superbike winner for £3,000?

Posted: Monday 06 January 2014 at 08:30 AM / Fireblade

A recent rethink of vehicle strategies has seen a friend looking for a sports bike with a £3,000 budget. We love a good imagination shop here at SuperBike, so one lunchtime we got stuck in to choosing his next bike for him. Initial suggestions of Suzuki SV650s and late nineties GSX-Rs shocked us with how […]

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This is no ordinary Honda CBR400RR

Posted: Monday 16 December 2013 at 15:26 PM / Fireblade

There aren’t many visual clues that give away this relatively normal looking 1992 Honda CBR400RR. Sure the £3,495 asking price is a little hefty but then we see dreamers asking silly money for ‘modern classics’ all the time. What makes this 400RR different is the heart transplant it received by tuners YVS Performance a decade […]

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The friday fold

Posted: Friday 01 November 2013 at 09:57 AM / Fireblade

Here’s a treat from September 2004 centrefold in SuperBike Magazine, with Michael Rutter’s Fireblade and Charlene.  

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Classic 1992 Honda Fireblade

Posted: Wednesday 09 October 2013 at 15:04 PM / Fireblade

Way back in the early 90’s the Superbike was re-born. Honda blew the rest of the world out the water with this Fireblade type creation. Journalists of the time were treated to a trip to Australia to test this new fangled technology among some other fine machines like the Honda Dominator. Power figures on the […]

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Step away from the angle grinder

Posted: Monday 07 October 2013 at 09:41 AM / Fireblade

Customizing bikes, we all love doing it to some degree, be it adding a set of nice metal dust caps on the tyre valves, or a complete overhaul with a parts list that would look good on a MotoGP grid. We’ve seen some absolutely stunning home-brewed specials over the years and some right rotters too. […]

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