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2004 Superbike Smackdown Photo Gallery

Photos of the 2004 Superbike Smackdown. 2004 Superbike Smackdown.

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The contenders from left to right: R1, CBR, ZX and Gixxer.
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The shootout begins at a turnout overlooking Palm Desert on Highway 74.
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Radial mount calipers and 300mm petal-disc rotors of the ZX-10R.
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The ZX-10R features petal-discs on both front and back.
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The GSX-R1000 uses 300mm discs and radial mount Tokico calipers.
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The GSX-R1000 features a 220mm rear disc w/ 2-piston caliper.
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Check out the radial mount Tokico (not Nissin) calipers on the CBR1000RR. The grib a pair of smallish 300mm discs.
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The CBR1000RR features a 200mm rear disc w/ single piston caliper.
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The Yamaha R1 uses radial mount calipers and 320mm discs.
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GSX-R1000
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CBR1000RR
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Yamaha R1
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ZX-10R
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Suzuki GSX-R1000
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Yamaha R1
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Kawasaki ZX-10R
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Honda CBR1000RR
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Superbike Smackdown - Horsepower Graph
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Superbike Smackdown - Torque Graph
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2004 Superbike Smackdown Specs.
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Suzuki GSX-R1000
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Honda CBR1000RR
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The R1 just looks so sexy baby!
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Kevin seems to like the power delivery of the R1.
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Kevin tries to put an inside pass on Ken.
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Ken allows Kevin to lead during a speed shot.
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Ken holds an inside line on the Gixxer as Duke Danger takes the outside.
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Kevin exploits the excellent GSX-R chassis.
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Who said the Gixxer doesn't still have skills?
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The CBR and ZX are both excellent canyon carving machines.
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The CBR1000RR is so stable you would think it weighs a thousand pounds!
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The ZX-10R should make the Ninja a force to be reckoned with once again.
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Brian Chamberlain adapted immediately to the CBR1000RR after years racing his FZR400.
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BC likes that mellow power delivery of the Honda.
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2004 Superbike Smackdown Street
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2004 Superbike Smackdown Street
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2004 Superbike Smackdown Street
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2004 Superbike Smackdown Street
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Yamaha R1