2011 Honda CBR1000RR Street Smackdown Photo Gallery
Still awesome after all these years. Honda’s CBR1000RR continues to astound us with its superb chassis and powerful yet easy-to-use engine.
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2011 Honda CBR1000RR Street Comparison
The CBR1000RR’s rider triangle and ergonomics work great for a wide range of riders both short and tall.
Honda's CBR1000RR is one of the smallest sized bikes of the group.
The Honda’s drivetrain including the slipper-action clutch and six-speed gearbox perform well as test rider Brian Steeves demonstrates.
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The Honda CBR1000RR has the strongest mid-range performance of all the four-cylinders even compared to the mighty BMW.
In the third year of its development cycle the Honda CBR1000RR still has what it takes to run at the front.
Check out this photograph courtesy of Kevin Wing taken atop Palomar Mountain in California.
Even though it lacks any traction control or any other electronic rider aids the Honda is so friendly to ride that it goes unnoticed.
Looks-wise the Honda didn’t garner a whole lot of praise.
The 2011 Honda CBR1000RR retails for $13,399.
Whether you're riding on smooth pavement, bumpy pavement, or even no pavement. The Honda CBR1000RR simply works everywhere.
Whether you're riding on smooth pavement, bumpy pavement the Honda CBR1000RR chassis is unflappable.
Large and small riders alike were impressed with just how well the Honda fit them.
The Honda’s brakes are powerful and easy-to-use however the ’11 model seems to offer less initial bite than years past.
The Honda feels like it carries its weight low in the chassis which helps increase its handling prowess.
2011 Honda CBR1000RR gauges: Simple and to the point. Though it could use a gear position indicator.
2011 Honda CBR1000RR Street Smackdown
2011 Honda CBR1000RR Superbike Smackdown Dyno
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Every one of our test riders had nothing but praise for the Honda CBR1000RR.
Light, nimble handing is what the Honda CBR1000RR is all about.
Equally is impressive it’s the Honda’s versatile suspension which is both comfortable and sporty at the same time.
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