2020 Honda Fireblade | CBR1000RRRRRR

Discussion in 'General' started by Steeltoe, Sep 19, 2019.

  1. Venom51

    Venom51 John Deere Equipment Expert

    Freakin' amateur. Stand on your head like the rest of us.
     
  2. 2blueYam

    2blueYam Track Day Addict

    You left out the handful that will go to collectors. Many years from they will be sold with basically no miles on them and perfect paint.
     
  3. younglion

    younglion Well-Known Member

    I saw it at the local Motorcycle show yesterday - not a groundbreaking exercise in design evolution by any means but in the flesh it looks great.

    Maybe somebody smarter than me can explain why there's a hole drilled halfway up the shifter arm? Only thing I can think of is that it's for flipping the arm to flip the shift pattern to GP Shift? Never seen that on a production bike before.

    Also, the bike I saw was not upside down, it was rather boringly right side up on a 3' high stand with the usual "Keep your stinking kid's off our machinery" signs around.
     
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  4. Ra.Ge. Raptor

    Ra.Ge. Raptor wanna_be_fast

    You mean something like this?
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  5. Bruce

    Bruce Tuck & Roll

    It's been on the R1 since 2015, and the picture of the BMW above. Just run a tap through the hole and you have GP shift.
     
  6. rice r0cket

    rice r0cket Well-Known Member

    Never understood why people did that, there's more than enough room to flip the linkage.

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  7. WERA#190

    WERA#190 Well-Known Member

  8. Steeltoe

    Steeltoe What's my move?

    Qatar circuit press ride via the facebook.

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  9. Vstate60

    Vstate60 Jaspon&Armas, PA

    Exactly—the 650ib’s of the world


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  10. Ra.Ge. Raptor

    Ra.Ge. Raptor wanna_be_fast

  11. Venom51

    Venom51 John Deere Equipment Expert

    I couldn't be more bored with the state of motorcycling.
     
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  12. rice r0cket

    rice r0cket Well-Known Member

  13. YamahaRick

    YamahaRick Yamaha Two Stroke Czar

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  14. SPL170db

    SPL170db Trackday winner

    44teeth's impressions.....


     
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  15. prospected

    prospected Well-Known Member

    Just watch the 44 teeth & Visordown impression and they both say gutless low to mid
     
  16. Venom51

    Venom51 John Deere Equipment Expert

    Yamaha called...they want their 2016 tank design back.
     
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  17. nlzmo400r

    nlzmo400r Well-Known Member

    Keep in mind this is all relative. As road going superbikes must be more 'race ready' and less modifiable to reach WSBK use, they will use larger bores, that require shorter strokes, that allow higher revs, that allow camshafts to be designed to give more hp at higher engine speeds.

    So a modern bike that feels like it's "All top end" feels that way because it revs to 15k RPM instead of 12.5k, and is geared to take advantage of that.
     
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  18. fastfreddie

    fastfreddie Midnight Oil Garage

    You have to take the power across the rpm range into account. If it's smooth and linear, it's gonna feel gutless. Then, only when you ride a bike with that type of delivery in anger will your puckerometer begin to peg.
     
  19. fastfreddie

    fastfreddie Midnight Oil Garage

    When are the frickin' actual riding vids gonna come out?
    This walking around and fumbling for words is BS.
    Let's see that bike in anger!
     
  20. Ra.Ge. Raptor

    Ra.Ge. Raptor wanna_be_fast

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