They are great machines and if treated properly and with care, they can make great entry-level bikes.
The 2009 CBR1000RR won the Best Sportbike of the Year award at the Motorcycle USA Best of 2009 Awards, having also won the 2008 open sportbike class above 750cc. The 2012 CBR1000RR won another Cycle World Shootout, as well as Best Road and Track Comparisons from Motorcycle USA.
The Honda CBR1000RR-R is considered by many to be one of the most reliable modern liter superbikes. Honda’s engineering team has tweaked its reliable engineering over the years and refined it into a science.
The top speed of the Honda CBR1000RR is 186.9 mph right at the upper limit.
Top speed: 186 mph (estimated)
Both Yamaha and Honda produce top quality motorcycles, but Yamaha is less advanced when it comes to engines and technology. However, many motorcycle owners will tell you that Yamaha motorcycles are better designed and offer slightly better maneuverability.
RR stands for racing and road, R means road.
On Honda motorcycles, “CBR” stands for Cross Beam Racer. The name of the motorcycle series derives from the fact that the four-cylinder engine is placed above the frame rails of the motorcycle, according to Dan Hancock, a member of Honda’s research and development team.
A Honda CBR600RR can last well over 60,000 miles with regular maintenance, proper storage and sensible use. Although 25,000 miles is considered high mileage for a sportbike, there are 600RRs with well over 100,000 miles on the road.
The CBR1000RR has always been the gold standard when it comes to 1000cc sportbikes. It offers the perfect sporty driving experience without drifting too far into the “My motorbike is charged and delivers 217 hp from the factory”.
It’s an eye-opening, sensual, life-affirming creation. I like that Honda isn’t afraid to build a scrappy, razor-like real racing replica. With the Fireblade, sheer utility reigns supreme; This is a bike designed to spin in circles at frightening speeds without compromising on the humdrum of everyday life.
Very good handling, good grip in corners. Very powerful bike, fantastic. The running costs are pretty good, but as it is a big engine and powerful is fuel, but that is expected.
Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade
The Fireblade is not only Honda’s 7th generation of CBR motorcycles, it is also one of the fastest motorcycles Honda has developed. This machine can reach speeds of 186 miles per hour. For the 2019 Fireblade, Honda has updated the electronics and redesigned some of the control systems.
The 08-11 CBR1000RR can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.01 seconds.
6-speed manual transmissions are available for the Honda CBR1000RR-R.
The Suzuki GSX-R 1000 is the fastest motorcycle ever to go from 0 to 60 and does the feat in just 2.35 seconds.