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Honda CBR1000RR


The Honda CBR1000RR is the pinnacle of Honda’s open-class sport motorcycle development. Originally released as a 2004 model, the CBR 1000RR represents the current evolution from the CBR954RR, CBR929RR and CBR900RR sportbikes that came before it. 

 Honda CBR1000RR - Fireblade
The Honda CBR1000RR is a return to the type of philosophy that made the original CBR900RR so popular: Take the performance envelope and make it big, make it encompass more than just one aspect of the riding experience.
When first released the CBR1000 was known for its powerful engine, aggressive look and high-build quality. But unfortunately it came at a cost of additional weight. In its current iteration, the Honda CBR has slimmed down significantly and now benefits from numerous technical innovations derived from the Honda’s participation in the MotoGP world championship with the Honda RCV211 MotoGP motorcycle. Powering the motorcycle is a compact 999cc liquid-cooled Inline-Four that utilizes such technologies as Dual Stage Fuel-Injection (DSFI) and a low-slung MotoGP-style exhaust system. Other innovations on the CBR1000 include Honda’s proprietary Ignition Interrupt Control System and unique cam-assist slipper clutch system.
 
In the chassis department, Honda’s CBR1000RR superbike benefits from a unique frame casting process as used on the Honda CBR6000RR, which minimizes the individual number of pieces that make up its frame. The Honda CBR also uses an innovative Pro-Link rear suspension. A Honda Electronic Steering Damper (HESD) provides additional rider control. For 2009 it is the first liter-class sportbike to offer Anti-lock brakes (ABS) as an option.
Honda CBR1000RR Motorcycle Reviews
2012 Honda CBR1000RR First Ride
Monday, December 19, 2011
Does the new and improved 2012 Honda CBR1000RR have what it takes to run up front in this year’s Superbike class? Road Test Editor Adam Waheed reports from northern California.
2011 Honda CBR1000RR Street Comparison
Friday, May 06, 2011
Motorcycle USA brings you the first multi-sportbike shootout of the year. Check out how the 2011 Honda CBR1000RR performs during our annual Superbike Smackdown VIII Street comparison review.
2011 Honda CBR1000RR Track Comparison
Monday, April 11, 2011
Engineering a motorcycle that excels in not just one—but all performance categories is no easy task. But that’s exactly what Honda has done with its 2011 Honda CBR1000RR.
2010 Honda CBR1000RR Long Term Wrap Up
Friday, December 24, 2010
Find out what it’s like to live with the Honda CBR1000RR sportbike for a year in this long term project bike test.
2010 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison Street
Monday, May 17, 2010
Motorcycle USA puts all the 2010 Superbikes to the test in our Superbike Smackdown sportbike comparison. Read the 2010 Honda CBR1000RR street review.
2010 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison Track
Friday, May 07, 2010
Motorcycle-USA compiles the latest Superbikes and put's them through the paces in our annual Superbike Smackdown. Here is the 2010 Honda CBR1000RR.
Reas Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR
Monday, November 30, 2009
Two counties and an ocean later MotoUSA was in Portugal to catch the final World Superbike round and then ride Rea’s Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR.
Hodgsons Corona Honda CBR1000RR Review
Monday, June 15, 2009
MotoUSA gets a chance to twist the grip of Neil Hodgson's Corona Honda CBR1000RR American Superbike to find out how much of a Superbike it really is.
2009 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison Track
Monday, May 18, 2009
Motorcycle-USA takes the latest Superbikes and put's them to the test in our annual Superbike Smackdown. Welcome to the 2009 Honda CBR1000RR Track portion.
2009 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison Street
Monday, May 11, 2009
Check out how the 2009 Honda CBR1000RR motorcycle compares against the best 2009 liter-class motorcycles in our 2009 Superbike Smackdown motorcycle comparison.
2008 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison
Monday, March 31, 2008
Five motorcycles of the highest performance, we get the best from Suzuki, Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha and Ducati for a little Smackdown.
2008 Honda CBR1000RR First Ride
Monday, January 21, 2008
We take Honda's all-new CBR1000RR for a spin at Laguna Seca to see if the '08 bike has the chops to claim literbike supremacy.
2007 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison
Monday, May 07, 2007
The Big Four's latest batch of literbikes - CBR1000RR, ZX-10R, GSX-R1000, and R1, we'll put them through the motions on the track and street.
2006 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison
Monday, April 03, 2006
We assemble the gnarliest wheelie-popping class of sportbikes for a big-bore brawl to see if the mighty Gixxer Thou can be knocked off its high perch.
2006 Honda CBR1000RR First Ride
Monday, December 26, 2005
MotorcycleUSA samples the latest offering from Honda: The new and improved, lighter and faster version of the CBR1000RR.
2005 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison
Monday, May 16, 2005
We open up a can of whup-ass at PIR for the second portion of our Superbike Smackdown II.
2005 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison
Monday, May 16, 2005
There's more power on tap in any of these 400-pound bikes than you'll find in a 3200-pound base-model Honda Accord. Hang on tight!
2004 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison
Wednesday, May 19, 2004
We already told ya which literbike was best on the street. iIt's track time, wound out to the max by former AMA champ Steve Crevier.
2004 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison
Saturday, March 27, 2004
Better than you and not afraid to show it, these bikes epitomize the high-performance motorcycle. Oh yeah, and they're freakadillishly f-f-fast!
2004 Honda CBR1000RR
Thursday, February 05, 2004
The CBR line hasn't dominated the open class since 1997, but Honda expects its new CBR1000RR to change that pattern.
Honda CBR1000RR First Looks
2012 Honda CBR1000RR First Look
Friday, September 23, 2011
The 2012 Honda CBR1000RR features new Big Piston Fork, Balance-Free Rear Shock, lighter wheels and revised styling aimed at giving the venerable liter bike a new look that Honda hopes will help it on both the sales floor and the race track.
2012 Honda CBR1000RR Revealed
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Images and video of the new and improved 2012 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade have been circulating the web so here’s a first look at the revised liter bike from the Big Red machine.
BNG for 2011 Honda CBR Line
Wednesday, October 06, 2010
With significant redesigns released for the Kawasaki Superbike and Suzuki Supersports, Honda’s CBR600RR and CBR1000RR return for 2011 unchanged.
2010 Honda CBR1000RR First Look
Friday, September 04, 2009
Honda's superbike has won consecutive Motorcycle USA shootouts, so what changes come for the 2010 model? Read more in the 2010 Honda CBR1000RR First Look
2008 Honda CBR1000RR First Look
Friday, September 28, 2007
Honda superbike aficionados rejoice! American Honda has unveiled the 2008 Honda CBR1000RR.
Honda CBR1000RR News
Catalyst Custom Honda CBR1000RR Winner
Monday, May 09, 2011
Giovanni Velez of Lakewood, N.J., bought one ticket for this year’s Ride for Kids/Cycle World project bike drawing at the New York International Motorcycle Show five months ago.
Honda CBR1000RR Dealerships