• Jan 8th 2011 at 2:45PM
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Honda wants to ramp up the buzz around its flingable new 2011 CBR250R, and rather than dumping a pile a of YouTube videos onto the web, the company has unleashed a side-scrolling Flash game, TouringGlobe. The rules are simple: Players pick a bike livery and avatar before heading out to "ride" around the world. Unlike other flash games, you don't actually control your bike, per se. You can speed up or slow down, but the motorcycle more or less continues on regardless of your interactions.

It's not thrilling by any means, especially considering that no matter how hard you try, you can't outrun the other riders playing the game at the same time. Maybe they weigh less than we do. If you've got a few seconds to kill and feel like seeing some bizarre backgrounds (as shown above) you can point your browser in this direction.

[Source: Honda via Asphalt and Rubber]

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      • 4 Years Ago
      I had the latest Ninja 250R and it was a great bike. Can't wait to see how this one stack up.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I want MOARRR news!!!
      • 4 Years Ago
      "...not thrilling by any means..." kinda like 250's in general? ZING!
      • 4 Years Ago
      Another bike my middle daughter likes very much.
      And the thing that surprised me is my wife did not say NO - seeing as both of us ride!
      • 4 Years Ago
      I had so much fun with my 150r that I still have it stored at home. Theres no doubt that these smaller bikes are excellent for beginners.
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