Fireblade: Celebration of a Legend is a 132 page bookazine celebrating the 23-year reign of Honda's FireBlade as the world's most iconic sportsbike.
Told through its appearances in Performance Bikes magazine, every model of FireBlade is profiled, tested and examined in the closest detail. We celebrate the greatest machines, ride the fastest versions and bask in the glory of the sportsbike that has defined every other since.
Guy Martin rides the '08 'Blade
It's early Friday morning in Qatar and already it's 32'C. A long line of box-fresh 'Blades stretches down the pitlane, prepped and ready to rock round Losail...
20 years ago Japanese bikes were churned out by faceless corporations. Then along acme Tadao Baba. This is the story of the hard-riding, chain-smoking maverick who singlehandedly invented the FireBlade.