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2011 Honda CBR1000RR Street Smackdown Photo Gallery

Motorcycle USA compares the latest 2011 liter-class Superbike Smackdown sportbike comparison. Read about it in the 2011 Honda CBR1000RR Street Comparison review.

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The CBR1000RR’s rider triangle and ergonomics work great for a wide range of riders both short and tall.
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Honda's CBR1000RR is one of the smallest sized bikes of the group.
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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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Motorcycle USA tests the latest 2011 Superbikes on the street in the 2011 Superbike Smackdown VIII Street comparison.
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The Honda CBR1000RR has the strongest mid-range performance of all the four-cylinders even compared to the mighty BMW.
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In the third year of its development cycle the Honda CBR1000RR still has what it takes to run at the front.
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Check out this photograph courtesy of Kevin Wing taken atop Palomar Mountain in California.
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Even though it lacks any traction control or any other electronic rider aids the Honda is so friendly to ride that it goes unnoticed.
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Looks-wise the Honda didn’t garner a whole lot of praise.
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The 2011 Honda CBR1000RR retails for $13,399.
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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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Whether you're riding on smooth pavement, bumpy pavement the Honda CBR1000RR chassis is unflappable.
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Large and small riders alike were impressed with just how well the Honda fit them.
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The Honda’s brakes are powerful and easy-to-use however the ’11 model seems to offer less initial bite than years past.
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The Honda feels like it carries its weight low in the chassis which helps increase its handling prowess.
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2011 Honda CBR1000RR gauges: Simple and to the point. Though it could use a gear position indicator.
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2011 Honda CBR1000RR Street Smackdown
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2011 Honda CBR1000RR Superbike Smackdown Dyno
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2011 Superbike Smackdown VIII Horse Power Dyno
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2011 Superbike Smackdown VIII Torque Dyno
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Every one of our test riders had nothing but praise for the Honda CBR1000RR.
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Light, nimble handing is what the Honda CBR1000RR is all about.
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Equally is impressive it’s the Honda’s versatile suspension which is both comfortable and sporty at the same time.