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2009 Honda CBR1000RR Street Comparo Photo Gallery

Check out how the 2009 Honda CBR1000RR motorcycle compares against the best 2009 liter-class motorcycles in our 2009 Superbike Smackdown VI.

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Whether you're riding on smooth pavement, bumpy pavement, or even no pavement. The Honda CBR1000RR simply works everywhere.
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2009 Superbike Smackdown horsepower chart courtesy of Mickey Cohen Motorsports.
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2009 Superbike Smackdown torque chart courtesy of Mickey Cohen Motorsports.
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Without a doubt, the 2009 Honda CBR1000RR is the most nimble liter-class motorcycle.
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2009 Honda CBR1000RR Street Comparo
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320mm rotors matched with Tokico radial-mount calipers offer tremendous braking performance on the 2009 Honda CBR1000RR.
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The Honda's plump mid-range power and lower final drive gearing make the Honda feel like it is the fastest from a dead stop.
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We're especially fond of the CBR in its optional Repsol Honda MotoGP colors.
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2009 Honda CBR1000RR Street Comparo
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You want the ultimate liter-class street bike? The 2009 Honda CBR1000RR is it.
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We loved the CBR's huge tachometer. But we didn't like the fact that it's missing a gear position indicator. We also didn't like its small over-rev/shift light.
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Like the Suzuki our testers had mixed opinions in regards to the Honda's styling.
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2009 Honda CBR1000RR Street Comparo
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$60,000-plus worth of machinery. But which one is right for you? Follow along and let's find out.
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2009 Honda CBR1000RR Street Comparo
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2009 Honda CBR1000RR Street Comparo
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With upwards of 76 lb-ft of engine torque, spinning the rear tire is a simple affair.
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Large and small riders alike were impressed with just how well the Honda fit them.
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The 2009 Honda CBR1000RR has the most comfortable cockpit for riders both short and tall.
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2009 Superbike Smackdown Quarter Mile Times