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    Reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team RC213V) increased his 2019 points advantage with a fine ride to second place at sun-blessed Assen.
    The 26-year-old Spaniard fought a typically spirited battle for victory with eventual winner Maverick Vinales, finally making sure of the 20-point haul for runner-up spot in the closing stages. After eight of 19 races...

    Reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team RC213V) increased his 2019 points advantage with a fine ride to second place at sun-blessed Assen.

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    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Riaan Fourie as Head of Domestic Motorcycles.
    Riaan has over 20 years’ experience within the motorcycle manufacturing and retail sectors. He previously held a position as National Sales Manager within Honda’s Motorcycle division before moving to dealer level, where he acquired valuable expertise as a...

    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Riaan Fourie as Head of Domestic Motorcycles.

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    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is proud to announce the arrival of the 2019 CRF250RX
    Model updates: The new CRF250RX arrives in cross-country specification to further strengthen Honda’s off-road line-up. Sharing the frame and engine hardware of the CRF250R moto-crosser, it is fully adapted to its role, with 8.5L fuel tank, forged aluminium sidestand and 18-inch rear wheel,...

    2019 CRF250RX

    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is proud to announce the arrival of the 2019 CRF250RX

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    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is proud to announce the arrival of the 2019 CRF250R
    Model updates: The CRF250R’s bottom-end torque output gets a major boost; the engine also receives 3-level HRC Launch Control plus durability upgrades. A new front brake caliper, Renthal Fatbars – adjustable 4 ways – and black DID rims round out the updates. 
    1. Model Overview
    Focus at...

    2019 CRF250R

    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is proud to announce the arrival of the 2019 CRF250R

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    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is proud to announce the arrival of the 2019 CRF450L
    Model Overview:
    CRF450L **NEW MODEL**
    The trails are calling, and the all-new, road-legal CRF450L answers, expanding customers' off-road possibilities by enabling access to the best riding trails on public lands, even when that means connecting them via asphalt roads. Based on the CRF450R,...

    2019 CRF450L

    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is proud to announce the arrival of the 2019 CRF450L

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    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is proud to announce the arrival of the 2019 Africa Twin range including Africa Twin Adventure Sports.
     
    1. Key Feature Changes on 2019 Standard Tank Africa Twin
    1.1 Engine management electronics

    TBW (Throttle by Wire) brings with it 3 rider modes to tailor engine character and traction
    The riding modes are comprised of different...

    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is proud to announce the arrival of the 2019 Africa Twin range including Africa Twin Adventure Sports.

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    The winners of Honda Quest True Adventure 2018, Mojaki Richard Rammoneng and Claude Deyzel received their CRF1000L Dual Clutch Motorcycles at prize handovers which took place at Honda Dealerships in Tygerberg (Cape Town) and Eastrand Mall (Gauteng) respectively.
    The motorcycles handed over to the winning pair were the very same CRF1000L DCT units Mojaki Richard Rammoneng and...

    The winners of Honda Quest True Adventure 2018, Mojaki Richard Rammoneng and Claude Deyzel received their CRF1000L Dual Clutch Motorcycles at prize handovers which took place at Honda Dealerships in Tygerberg (Cape Town) and Eastrand Mall (Gauteng) respectively.

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    - Honda’s Participation in World Championship Racing and Dakar Rally 2019 -
    Honda announced plans for its participation in motorcycle motorsports world championship racing activities for the 2019 season, at EICMA 2018 in Milan, Italy.
    In 2019, Honda will continue to compete in the premier classes of motorcycle road racing, Motocross and Trial world championships and the Dakar...

    Honda announced plans for its participation in motorcycle motorsports world championship racing activities for the 2019 season, at EICMA 2018 in Milan, Italy.

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    Honda Quest 2018: The Winning Team
    Congratulations to the winners of Honda Quest 2018: Mojaki Richard Rammoneng and Claude Deyzel.
    They were announced at the victory ceremony on Sunday October 28, 2018 held at Kaleo Guest Farm.
    “The competitors have now joined a very select group, and can all call themselves Honda Quest Finishers”, said Barend Fouche, Head of Honda...

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    Honda Quest 2018: Day 1 to Day 4
    With the last few days of intense adventure riding. Day 4 did not get any easier.
    The routine is becoming the norm; many of the contestants are from city backgrounds where the challenge of Quest has taken some getting used to. Added to this, the last few days have left more of a mark on some than others. Very few, if any, can still claim a...

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    HONDA QUEST TRUE ADVENTURE 2018 OFFICIAL OPENING
    Honda Quest 2018 is officially open. All 14 Quest 2018 contestants gathered today at Kaleo Guest Farm in the Koue Bokkeveld, with some having travelled from as far as Namibia and Limpopo.
    President of Honda Motor Southern Africa Toshiaki Konaka made a fitting entrance, arriving at the send-off on a Honda Quest Africa Twin...

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    HONDA QUEST TRUE ADVENTURE 2018 FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT
    The 14 Finalists for Quest True Adventure 2018 have been notified that on the 18th of October, they will be stepping astride a brand new Honda CRF1000L DCT for a 10 day adventure of a lifetime.
    Just what it took to claim their seat was an intensive 3 day semi-final Bootcamp. It was a combination of testing each to get a...

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    HONDA QUEST TRUE ADVENTURE 2018 ANNOUNCES SEMI-FINALISTS
    It’s almost time for Honda Quest True Adventure 2018 Boot Camp to kick off.
    After meticulously working through more than 1000 entries, the organisers of Honda Quest True Adventure have selected the 30 semi-finalists. 
    Boot Camp will take place in Cape Town from the 1-3 October 2018 and the semi-finalists will undergo a...

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    Toni Bou Wins 12th Consecutive FIM Trial World Championship Title
    (Honda Racing Corporation) contract rider and Honda factory team (Repsol Honda Team) rider Toni Bou has won the 2018 FIM* Trial World Championship. He has clinched his 12th consecutive title by winning the trial in Great Britain on September 2.
    Since clinching his first world championship title in 2007 on HRC’s...

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    2019 CRF450R
    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is pleased to announce the arrival of the 2019 CRF450R.
    Model updates: The CRF450R receives a major boost of top-end power and torque, and improved performance throughout the rev-range; it also gets 3-level HRC Launch Control plus durability-focussed upgrades. The chassis features revised suspension settings, detailed...

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    HONDA QUEST TRUE ADVENTURE 2018 OPEN FOR ENTRIES
    Entries are now open for Honda Quest True Adventure 2018 – the ultimate adventure motorcycle competition, on the ultimate adventure motorcycle, the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin.
    Do you have what it takes?
    We are looking for true adventure riders of Southern Africa. Men and women of courage who are adventurous, don’t shy away...

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    HONDA QUEST TRUE ADVENTURE 2018
    Honda Quest True Adventure, the ultimate true adventure challenge is back!
    Following the inaugural event in 2017, Honda Quest True Adventure is an adventure challenge designed to give adventure motorcycle enthusiasts a once in a life time experience with the ultimate adventure motorcycle, The Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin.
    Once again Honda...

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    2018 HONDA GL1800 GOLD WING
    Model updates: Redesigned from the wheels up, the new Honda Gold Wing is sharper, more compact and lighter; its monumental flat six-cylinder engine now features 4-valves per cylinder and comes equipped with Throttle By Wire, 4 riding modes, Honda Selectable Torque Control and Hill Start Assist. The new chassis features an aluminium beam frame,...

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    2019 HONDA CRF450L
    New model updates: Using the CRF450R moto-crosser as a base, Honda’s new road-legal dual-purpose motorcycle has a tough, lightweight chassis built to find all the available grip, powered by an engine that delivers strong, usable power right from the bottom. Durable, high quality parts and long service intervals aim for a worry-free riding and ownership...

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    Honda Racing Corporation Renews Contract with Marc Márquez for Two Years
    Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) is pleased to announce the extension of its contract with 25-year-old Spanish rider Marc Márquez, currently competing in the FIM*1   MotoGP World Championship for the HRC’s factory team *2  “Repsol Honda Team,” that will see him continue to race for two more years beginning...

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    Dani Pedrosa scores great win in Valencia, Marc Marquez 2017 WORLD CHAMPION
    The Repsol Honda Team enjoyed a dream day in Valencia today, with Dani Pedrosa winning the Grand Prix (his seventh at Valencia across all classes, his 54th in career, and his 31st in the MotoGP class); Marc Marquez taking the third step of the podium to earn the 2017 World Championship Title (his sixth...

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    2018 HONDA GL1800 GOLD WING
    Model updates: Redesigned from the wheels up, the new Honda Gold Wing is sharper, more compact and lighter; its monumental flat six-cylinder engine now features 4-valves per cylinder and comes equipped with Throttle By Wire, 4 riding modes, Honda Selectable Torque Control and Hill Start Assist. The new chassis features an aluminium beam frame,...

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    Honda Celebrates 100 Million Unit Global Production Milestone for Super Cub Series Motorcycles
    Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that cumulative worldwide production of Honda Super Cub series motorcycles has reached the 100 million unit milestone, and held a commemorative ceremony attended by President and CEO Takahiro Hachigo at its Kumamoto Factory, Japan, where the...

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    Honda Quest 2017: Here’s the winning team!
    Twelve days after leaving Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, the Honda Quest convoy finally arrived back at their starting point, tired, happy, content and richer for the experience.
    Over the course of the previous twelve days, ten of which were competition days where teams could score points on various skills and tasks, these 20...

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    Honda Quest Day Ten – Heading for the Burning Mountain
    Day 10, Honda Quest 2017
    When the teams headed out of Palmwag this morning, they probably didn’t realise just how much lay ahead and how much was still at stake.
    Not only was it yet another dry, dusty and corrugated 107km to Twyfelfontein, but the worst part – riding through thick sand in the Sorris Sorris Communal...

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    Honda Quest Day Nine – Elephants, rough roads … and more elephants
    Day 9, Honda Quest 2017
    Day Eight was a welcome rest day at the Puros campsite, with everyone being able to do various vehicle maintenance tasks, doing their washing and the Honda Quest crew having the opportunity to conduct interviews with the competitors.
    The day was finished with an exercise called...

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    Honda Quest Day Eight – Time to reflect
    Day 8, Honda Quest 2017
    After having spent seven days in the saddle, of which the last three were enormously taxing physically, the Honda Quest competitors will spend the next two days in Puros.
    The time would be used to rest, do some washing and perform important vehicle maintenance on their Honda CRF 1000 L Africa Twins, as well as...

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    Honda Quest Day Seven – Snaking along a sandy riverbed
    Day 7, Honda Quest 2017
    After the elation of having conquered the notorious Van Zyl’s Pass – including the distinction of the first female ever to do it on a big adventure bike – the Honda Quest competitors thought that it would be a rather easy day’s ride. Unfortunately for them the organisers had different plans.
    At...

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    Honda Quest 2017: Day 6 Highlights
    Day 6, Honda Quest 2017
    Looking at the photographic highlights of day six of the 2017 Honda Quest. The Honda Quest managed to do what few others have done: Not only did they conquer the notoriously difficult Van Zyl’s Pass, but they did it as a group of 22 riders on big adventure bikes suffering no damage or injury to anyone.
    It’s a classic...

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    Honda Quest Day Five – The heat is on!
    Day 5, Honda Quest 2017
    The “whoooooooooaaaaah!” that Glenn Koch, one of the competitors screamed from the top of his lungs when he succeeded in riding up a particularly steep, rocky climb, best summed up today’s riding.
    When the Honda Quest competitors left Epupa Falls at 07:00 after the rider’s briefing they all had a swarm of...

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    Honda Quest Day Four – Skirting along the mighty Kunene
    Day 4, Honda Quest 2017
    When the Honda Quest convoy left Opuwo, the capital of Namibia’s Kaokoland area at 09:00 with the mercury already at 29⁰ C, everyone suspected that the 225km ride from Opuwo to Epupa Falls was going to be quite a challenge.
    Thanks to fairly open terrain, the first 130km to Swartbooisdrif was...

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    Honda Quest Day Three – Opuwo
    Day 3, Honda Quest 2017
    Things aren’t getting any easier as contestants battle soaring temperatures and team dynamics are being tested. Our adventurers have been practicing their mental toughness techniques, battling to stay focused rather than being distracted by negative thoughts and of course, dust!
    Each contestant is setting themselves up...

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    Honda Quest Day Two – The Teams Head North
    Day 2, Honda Quest 2017
    Last night the ten two-person teams for Honda Quest 2017 were announced around the campfire at the foot of the majestic Spitzkoppe mountains. Early today they kitted up and headed north for Palmwag in the heart of the Damaraland.
    This was their first day of riding together as team mates. While the ride wasn’t...

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    Honda Quest 2017: These are the teams!
    Sep 5, 2017 | Day 1, Honda Quest 2017
    The 20 participants of Honda Quest 2017 set off from the Namibian capital of Windhoek today, heading for the majestic Spitzkoppe, along a scenic 350km route of mostly gravel roads that gave everyone the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the Honda CRF 1000L Africa Twins on which they will...

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    Honda gets into the spirit of ‘Glemseck 101’

    Eight customized Honda’s on display 
    Four based on models in current line-up, four customized classics
    Freddie Spencer to join ‘Sprint International’ 1/8th mile invitational race event on stripped-back CBR1000RR Fireblade SP     

    Honda Motor Europe will be in full attendance at this weekend’s Glemseck 101 in Leonberg,...

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    Honda Quest True Adventure 2017 is almost a go!
    In less than a week from now, on Tuesday the 5th of September, the Honda Quest True Adventure 2017 will depart from the Namibian capital of Windhoek. From here the twenty finalists, who were selected from almost 900 entries, will embark on the adventure of a lifetime.
    Riding on the versatile Honda CRF 1000 L Africa Twin, they...

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    Honda Quest 2017 finalists announced!
    What was just a dream a few months ago, is becoming a reality for the 20 finalists who were chosen for Honda Quest at the recent Boot Camp.
    Boot Camp had 40 contestants who were selected from almost 900 entries. The  aim was not only to determine who would be able to complete Honda Quest, but also who could be brand...

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    True Adventure is about to commence
    Honda Quest announces semi-finalists!
    It’s almost time for Quest Boot Camp to kick off. After having to meticulously work through more than 800 entries, the organisers of Honda Quest True Adventure have narrowed it down to just 40 semi-finalists.
    They considered a number of factors. These included applicants’ adventure riding track...

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    Honda Quest True Adventure open for entries!
    The wait is finally over. You can now enter for Honda Quest True Adventure 2017 – the ultimate adventure motorcycle competition on the ultimate adventure motorcycle, the Honda CRF1000 L Africa Twin.
    Simply go to your nearest Honda dealer where you can complete your entry form. Alternatively, you can enter online at...

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    Honda Quest: prepare for True Adventure with the new Africa Twin
    True Adventure. In the coming few months these two words, which aptly describe the new Honda Africa Twin, will take on a whole new meaning in the eyes of every single adventure motorcyclist when Quest-True Adventure is unveiled.
    But what is Honda’s Quest-True Adventure? It is the ultimate adventure motorcycling...