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2007 Honda CBR1000RR Comparo Photo Gallery

Photos of the 2007 Honda CBR1000RR Comparo. 2007 Superbike Smackdown IV.

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Honda's electronic steering damper (HESD) automatically provides just the right amount of damping resistance to keep the front end tracking straight.
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Michael Earnest goes for a fast lap aboard Honda's contender in Smackdown IV.
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Go Hutch Racer, Go Hutch Racer, Go Hutch Racer, Go.
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Honda has located the starter gears on the right side to produce a narrow engine and an increased lean angle.
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Do you think that Duke is thinking about how the Honda's iridium-tip sparkplugs improve fuel combustion and performance? No, but he enjoys the results though.
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A high-tech instrument display features a tachometer, LCD readouts for the speedometer, coolant temp, odometer, two tripmeters and a clock.
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Stainless steel four-into-two-into-one underseat exhaust with twin outlets and titanium core increases lean angle and reduces wind drag.
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The CBR's front-brake system features radial-mounted four-piston calipers and 320mm floating discs.
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The aluminum-hybrid rear swingarm is longest in class and provides excellent traction under hard acceleration.
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This is what a Honda CBR looks like after a high-speed low-side.
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The narrow, angular front fairing and small windscreen help the CBR to cut through the wind.
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Hutch demonstrates the aggressive riding position established by the CBR's seating geometry and peg placement.
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When you're shooting for the lap record, sometimes you win, sometimes the racetrack wins.
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Too bad that car wasn't heading in our direction - we'd see if they wanted to race.
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The line-beam headlight features three-piece reflector design utilizing two H7 bulbs to optimize light distribution.
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Photographer Brian J. Nelson gives a good view of the CBR's contact patch while Earnest powers through the turn.
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The CBR1000RR packs MotoGP technology into a Superbike equally at home on the racetrack as it is on the streets.
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If you listen close, you can almost hear Earnest screaming 'Banzai' underneath his helmet.
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Michael Earnest does some apex-strafing on the curves of Buttonwillow.
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At least we waited until we were on Stunt Rd before pulling our shenanigans.
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Honda had MotoGP-style performance in mind when putting together the 2007 CBR1000RR package.
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The CBR1000RR was the lightest bike in this years quartet of Smackdown contenders.
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At the heart of the '07 CBR is a liquid-cooled DOHC 16-valve 998cc four-stroke inline four-cylinder engine with a bore and stroke of 75mm x 56.5mm.
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Anyone who questions the CBR's ability, just look at what King James has been doing aboard his Ten Kate Honda in WBSK this season.