Honda motorcycles have always been associated with
extraordinary people. From those who created them to those who ride them; from the
designers of the original machines to the restorers of these contemporary classics, the
shared enthusiasm borders on a vision - one which transcends that which is tangible,
mundane and impersonal - in our desire to attain the evanescent thrill of eternity.
"Be still, Taggert! My mind is a whirl of cascading rivulets of creative
Two of the essays presented below were written by Soichiro Honda. They offer an interesting insight into the thoughts of the man who
envisioned it all. Eccentric? You decide. Perhaps by not too much of a coincidence, Robert
Pirsig's epic journey became inextricably linked with Honda motorcycles as well.