A brief Indroduction to the Honda 919 / Honda Hornet CB900F Motorcycle

Although the Honda 600 hornet was available a few years earlier, Honda released the all new Honda CB900F in 2002, since then it has grown increasingly popular among motorcycle enthusiasts looking for a great ride. The Honda CB900F, also known as the Honda Hornet in europe, or the Honda 919 CB900F, has lived up to the Honda CB900F reputation as a well built, reliable Japanese bike that has great response and no lack of power. And of course it is extremely exciting to drive too.

The design of the new Honda 919 CB900F’s is reminiscent of that of the earlier generation bikes built in the early 1980’s. In fact, if you are to sit them side by side, you would notice many things that are alike.

However, the new Honda 919 CB900F’s are packing several new goodies that cater to the modern motorcycle rider, while maintaining the same concept that gave the Honda CB900F it’s name; a "naked" street bike for motorcyclists who enjoy city riding, but want something with raw power that matches it’s tough style.

  
The Honda CB900F 919 Hornet Motorcycle


The Honda design team got it right on the money. This is a bike that is ready to go. Any time, any place. The Honda 919 CB900F’s CBR900RR FireBlade SuperSport engine delivers the goods pumping out 109bhp on it’s sturdy 194kg Honda Hornet Chassis-based body.

Today the Honda 919 CB900F Hornet is a great light compact bike for Honda lovers who still want some power, and to look good while they’re delivering it. It’s a bike you could take home to your mother, but then turn around and rip up the street behind her back.


Recent Evolution of the Honda 919 CB900F / Hornet

1998 Honda Hornet CB600F

1998 Honda Hornet CB600F

In 1998 Honda Introduced the CB600F Hornet to europe in three colors: Boon Silver Metallic, Candy Blazing Red, Candy Tahitian Blue. The CB600F Hornet quickly grew in popularity.

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1999 Honda Hornet CB600F

1999 Honda Hornet CB600F

The 1999 Honda Hornet CB600F remained generally unchanged from it’s previous model year with the exception of a few color variations: Candy Tahitian Blue, Pearl Shining Yellow, Italian Red.

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2000 Honda Hornet CB600F

2000 Honda Hornet CB600F

Larger 17 inch front wheel for more stability. The 2000 Model also has an improved passover braking system. Faired model was also introduced this year

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2001 Honda CB600F Hornet - S Model Shown

2001 Honda Hornet CB900F

The 2001 model Honda 600F Hornet remained the same this year, however, Honda this was the year Honda re-introduced the Honda CB900F to the European market.

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2002 Honda 919 CB900F

2002 Honda 919 CB900F

In 2002 Honda introduced the Honda 919 CB900F to North America. Equipped with a Honda CBR900RR Fireblade engine, and the general good looks & pleasing aesthetics of the Honda CB600 Hornet. The Honda 919 CB900F was a big hit in the North American market.

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2003 Honda 919 CB900F

2003 Honda 919 CB900F

The 2003 Honda 919, also known as the CB900-F3, there were few differences from the previous model year, if any, and generally was unchanged.

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2004 Honda 919 CB900F

2004 Honda 919 CB900F

The 2004 Honda 919 added a 43mm front fork with preload and compression damping adjustment, and had differences in the instrumentation panel.

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2005 Honda 919 CB900F

2005 Honda 919 CB900F

The 2005 Honda 919 came with the addition of an "exciting black metallic" color; new black colored valve, ignition, and clutch covers; and gold colored front and rear brake calipers.

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2006 Honda 919 CB900F

2006 Honda 919 CB900F

The 2006 Honda 919 had no changes from the previous model year other than the addition of the Candy Red color.

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