Much like the Ducati Desmosedici, Honda is bringing to the public a street version of their MotoGP bike for the public. With a $184,000 price tag and a limited run of 200 units, it would not have been economical to invest in mass-production tooling and assembly procedures.

Instead, Honda is building these bikes entirely by hand with a small team of specialized workers. The video below gives a look at workshop, I always geek out over stuff like this. Areas of interests include 1:32, the chassis welding and jig; 1:50, the sheet metal shaping for the head stock; and 2:12, everything appears to be hand welded.

Although I gave up my motorcycling days, I still like to dabble in it and observe the trends from time to time.

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