2008 Honda CBR1000RR – Less Is More

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Details are not yet clear, but here are some things we expect for the 2008 Honda CBR1000RR.

Its an all new bike, with mass centralization taken to an extreme even further than the 08 CBR600RR. Just look at the stubby nose and tail section. Tho the bike looks short, the wheelbase is about 3 mm longer than last year’s model.

The fuel storage tank is lower than before, and look for wet weight to be in the range of 440 to 460 lbs. Expect horsepower in the 175 ballpark. Just look at the stubby centralized exhaust. No more underseat exhaust, with its heavy muffler hanging high and far from the center of gravity. (Somewhere Kent Kunitsugu is smiling.)

This baby is gonna be a rocketship!

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