Honda Australia has started the expected January sales rush after the motorcycle market recorded a dismal sales result in 2017. Total national sales of motorcycles, scooters and ATVs were down 9.3%. Click here to read full results. While Honda remained the market leader and sales were down 8%, which was less than across the industry, the company is obviously keen to move floor stock before new 2018 models arrive. UPDATE March 19: Honda Australia has extended the following offers by two weeks to April 16. Ride away deals The Honda deals include free on-road costs for the CBR1000RR Fireblade ($21,499 ride away), NC750X ($9999), CBR300R and CB300F ($4999), CRF250 Rally ($6999) and CB125e ($2499).See alsoMotorbike newsNewsBlack Dog Ride seeks board members Honda is also offering $500 “Honda Dollars” on the CBR500R. That means you can chose to send the $500 on inshore accessories or servicing, or take it off the purchase price. Adventure riders are being offered a free upgrade to the automatic (dual-clutch transmission) Africa Twin ABS (pictured top of page).