2019 1000cc shootout plus 2 Italian cheater biked

Discussion in 'General' started by Ra.Ge. Raptor, Apr 17, 2019 at 2:45 AM.

  1. Ra.Ge. Raptor

    Ra.Ge. Raptor wanna_be_fast

    It's just a pic for starters.
    Good job BMW, powerful 1000cc engine!

  2. snikwad

    snikwad Well-Known Member

    Very nice. What magazine/show is this from?

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  3. Steeltoe

    Steeltoe Breaker of chains.

    To me the BMW is the most interesting of the new crop. Doesn't get much fanfare because it's not red or marketed like a Harley :p
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  4. Ra.Ge. Raptor

    Ra.Ge. Raptor wanna_be_fast

    I think it's from "Motociclismo"
  5. Dave K

    Dave K DaveK über alles!

    Can't remember where I read it but the BMW was the best selling hyper bike in the world for 2017 and/ or 2018.

    I'll see if I can find it but it makes sense.
  6. motion

    motion On an adventure somewhere

    The Honda is the lightest of the bunch? I'm calling extreme BS on this shootout.
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  7. Ra.Ge. Raptor

    Ra.Ge. Raptor wanna_be_fast

    Do you trust RRW?
  8. Dave K

    Dave K DaveK über alles!

    Each HP equals 1 kilo. So it stands to reason that since it is down like 70 hp it saves 70 kilograms over the rest and has to be the lightest.
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  9. Senna

    Senna Well-Known Member

    I just can't get over the looks of the new one. I'm sure it's better/faster/stronger, or whatever, but the old model was so iconic and just looked batshit.
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  10. HPPT

    HPPT Admin/Mod

    I had a hot-rodded '94 CBR900RR that when faster than that R1. They must have ridden it with a small parachute deployed.
  11. rabbit73

    rabbit73 Well-Known Member

    Are those HP and torque curves? How are all the HP curves basically the same since it's a mathematical function of torque and that graph looks like a plate of spaghetti?
  12. stangmx13

    stangmx13 Well-Known Member

    multiplying by RPM filters the data somewhat and makes it look smoother.
  13. motion

    motion On an adventure somewhere

    So the Italians get to see the RRW shootout before we do? JU to the courtesy phone please. Thought that looked like Willow or Chuckwalla.
  14. Ra.Ge. Raptor

    Ra.Ge. Raptor wanna_be_fast

    So go check the 2017 RRW shootout, it's still the same CBR1000RR :D
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  15. bored&stroked

    bored&stroked Disclaimer: Can't spell

    All the crap talking about Honda's low HP yet those acceleration numbers look good to me.....
  16. HPPT

    HPPT Admin/Mod

    Power matters less when accelerating from zero. If you have a grabby clutch, or the bike trying to flip over, the extra power isn't going to help you.
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  17. Mille R

    Mille R Well-Known Member

    Link? Can't find it.
  18. Ra.Ge. Raptor

    Ra.Ge. Raptor wanna_be_fast

    No link, just some pics.
  19. HPPT

    HPPT Admin/Mod

    What are you looking for?
  20. Mille R

    Mille R Well-Known Member

    Curious if there is an article. I would love to read it. I have a deposit on the BMW.

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