2009 Honda CBR1000RR C-ABS — Riding Impression

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Honda CBR 1000 RR C-ABS
Honda CBR 1000 RR C-ABS

Riding Impression: 2009 CBR1000RR C-ABS The CBR1000RR proves that anti-lock aren’t just for sport-touring.

By Jeff Allen

Sport tend to be a proud lot; even view their skills as a rite of passage. So it to reason that a liter-class bike equipped with brakes, let alone the anti-lock/combined-brake featured on Honda’s latest goes against the traditional rider’s mindset. But with rider aids now commonplace in racing, there’s no shame in the ego aside and embracing cutting-edge

Honda has set a new standard in C-ABS with the system currently as an option on its 600 and 1000cc CBR-RR Unlike ABS or linked brakes of the CBR’s setup has completely lever pulsation during cycling and presents no abruptness in its effect. The added sense of instilled amidst rush-hour doubly so in wet weather, is enough to the additional 25 pounds and $1000 the C-ABS option tags the standard model.

In our recent Open-class shootout Days,” August, 2009), the version of the CBR1000RR displayed poise and competitive performance lapping a race circuit at a heated pace. While not the quickest bike of the test, the was widely regarded as being the confidence-inspiring in testers’ subjective making it an ideal bike for use. Racers will opt for the lighter standard model.

Honda CBR 1000 RR C-ABS
Honda CBR 1000 RR C-ABS

Daily use as a commuter or canyon is where this version of the CBR excels. Weighing 435 pounds fuel puts the bike on par its class peers. Handling is and neutral, yet extremely surefooted.

The Electronic Steering Damper the inherent compromise of conventional dampers, offering little at low speeds, with damping increased seamlessly in relation to or acceleration.

Spot-on fuel mapping and a feature Honda calls Interrupt Control, which on-throttle response below rpm, along with shifting quality, all contribute to the 157 rear-wheel horsepower feeling manageable. The back-torque-reducing slipper pulls double duty by rear-wheel hop during hard and also applying pressure on the under acceleration to provide clutch action. Due to the CBR’s and feathery control operation and low level of engine vibration, range really comes to a rider’s tolerance for the RR’s seat pad and ergonomics.

American Honda was understandably in the quantity of the $13,999 C-ABS imported in 2009. Considering every unit has sold with the bike enjoying greater success in Europe, we anticipate the budding ABS supersport to stop … in its tracks any soon.

Honda CBR 1000 RR C-ABS
Honda CBR 1000 RR C-ABS
Honda CBR 1000 RR C-ABS
Honda CBR 1000 RR C-ABS
Honda CBR 1000 RR C-ABS

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