Tagged: straight six

Six Appeal: 1979 Honda CBX for Sale

Six Appeal: 1979 Honda CBX for Sale

One of my favorite double-take bikes, the Honda CBX can appear at first glance to be simply just another 1970’s motorcycle. But even out of the corner of your eye, something looks off. A...

1979 Honda CBX Turbo for Sale?!

1979 Honda CBX Turbo for Sale?!

Honda’s CBX was always about excess, a bike designed to impress, to demonstrate Honda’s engineering excellence. It wasn’t about speed on the track, or back-road carving, or even touring. It was all about that...

1979 Honda CBX for Sale

1979 Honda CBX for Sale

I just posted one of these last week, but I can’t pass up the opportunity to write about the massively-engined, and massively cool Honda CBX. I’d love to own a six-cylinder bike: they really...

1979 Honda CBX for Sale

1979 Honda CBX for Sale

The big, brawny Honda CBX was a grand “touring” bike from the era when that meant the bike had relaxed ergomics, effortless, arm-stretching power, and room for a passenger.  No GPS, no heated grips,...

1979 Honda CBX for Sale

1979 Honda CBX for Sale

The Honda CBX is a classic example of motorcycle excess, a bike whose reason to exist seems to simply have been “because we could.” A huge, air-cooled inline six slung across the frame is...