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Old 12-18-2012, 07:13 PM   #1
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CBR1000rr Not Fast Enough

Why Dont people race cbr1000rr other than on the track .Cant never find any races on youtube for high way roll-ons or even 1/4 mile racing. There are some but few and far between
In general folks will say honda make great bike BUT if u want 2 go fast buy a GSXR or a Kawi.
I personally have owned gsxr1000s and have a 2008 zx10r heads..cams...NOS..
Etc... and the cbr1000rr has the best platform for going fast. Minus performance Parts are SUPER expensive.

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Old 12-18-2012, 07:28 PM   #2
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Most people don't race CBR's because they don't get contingency money from Honda.
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Most people don't race CBR's because they don't get contingency money from Honda.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:11 PM   #4
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Honda has the lowest compression good for a turbo.... or easy the do 13/1 pistons or thinner head gasket still street able

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Old 12-18-2012, 09:35 PM   #6
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I love my Honda but sorry to say... it is easier to coax more power out of a gsxr and the kawasaki/bmw are already far ahead on power. I've seen +200hp gsxr's racing in the AFM but the most hp I've seen out of a similar modded cbr was 185. They do handle better though.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:46 PM   #7
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Just ask Johnny Rae in World Superbike. He beat Marco Melandri on a CBR 1000 several times against Melandri's BMW S1000.He also took him out a few times too.Good times.
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Not many videos of cbr's racing on the highway because cbr owners are smarter then gsxr and zx owners.
I love my cbr and think it handles great. A plus for me is having a good reliable bike that not everyone has. Def not as easy to get used parts though.
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I like the bang for the buck. I wish I could afford the BMW but that's how it goes. The honda for me gives me good comfort compared to the other bikes.
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:08 AM   #10
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@ trey08rr... lol....
There has to be a secret to unlocking the HP of the 08-newer models. With out emptying your savings.
I am on the form reading looking high and low for cost effective mods.
E85 looks like the way 2 go. Tuning my bike on it friday


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