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2006 Honda CBR600RR Shootout Photo Gallery

Photos of the 2006 Honda CBR600RR Track Shootout. 2006 Supersport Shootout IV Track

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2006 Honda CBR600RR
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2006 Honda CBR600RR
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2006 Honda CBR600RR - Pilot: Shawn Roberti
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A multi-colored combination is what you have here. BC and his bright garments sit atop the screaming-orange 2006 Honda CBR600RR.
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He tries to be cool but the peace sign looked a bit more like a wave - dork - 2006 Honda CBR600RR
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It's great when a street-legal bike like this 2006 Honda CBR600RR drop the hammer at a race track without even removing the plate.
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Did we mention that ol Kenny really enjoyed the 2006 Honda CBR600RR?
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Ken said that he really started to get a feel for our test track after a fast session aboard the 2006 Honda CBR600RR.
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2006 Honda CBR600RR - Pilot: Hutch
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Here's BC running some helmet camera footage aboard the 2006 Honda CBR600RR.
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Kevin Duke and the 2006 Honda CBR600RR - Everything about this pair screams 'Look-out, here we come!'
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Roberti knows his way around the 2006 Honda CBR600RR.
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Becklin tried to ride the 2006 Honda CBR600RR like a race horse but the CBR doesn't care - it just wants to go fast.
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Out of the six, old reliable Honda provided the most compliant suspension package, as well as the best transmission and clutch.
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It's worth noting that Hutch, our guy with the least experience on track, got his second-best lap of the weekend on the RR.
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Sebastien Charpentier has been dominating World Supersport on a CBR600RR, so there's obviously loads of potential in the platform.
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The Honda vaults to the top of the list of bikes we'd recommend to non-expert riders.
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A highly experienced rider can wring out a better lap on some others, but a track-day newbie will feel more comfortable on the CBR.
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Fast-guy Roberti had plenty of nice things to say about the CBR, but the amiable Honda loses ground on its competition due to its milder motor up top - the place it counts most when at the track.
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Footpeg clearance issues limited its corner-speed potential for our experienced knee-sliders.
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Perhaps the most impressive note about the '06 CBR in our test is that it demanded zero changes to its suspension or geometry from any of our five test riders.
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The Honda is stable in the corners, with a solid and confidence-inspiring front-end feel.