2011 Honda CB1000R Left Lane Motoring

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Honda CB1000R XESS Streetfighter Concept

2011 Honda CB1000R

a 1000cc … bike? only spells one word; … and maybe a little wind in face! This is what is all about; sitting on the open with nearly nothing in of you.

Naked bikes in Africa have not yet kicked off and I know if the concept ever The majority are either adventure or superbike pilots (they fly however, a … bike perfect sense if you need a that you can ride to and from in the week, but go play with in the on the weekends.

When we were the keys to the CB1000R I was very I love … bikes. is just something about the and the “don’t mess with me” it oozes. For starters, the CB got glares and everywhere we went.

Maybe it’s the single swing-arm or maybe that front light or even a of the two. One thing is certain; the works exceptionally well an aesthetics point of view.

your leg over this and you can’t help but think how this bike is. It feels and agile and this is just sitting on it. The high street bars and the slightly high up pegs immediately put you in that position.

You are not quite upright, but also not too much over the front. You of get the idea that this can get you into a lot of trouble with the law if you your right hand.

The is full LCS, the light backlighting looks gorgeous at and it’s just nice to something a little futuristic. It a trip/odo meter, clock, gauge, speedo and rev counter. The Honda stuff is there like the engine temp and an array of warning lights.

The is a 998cc mill from the generation CBR1000RR. It’s slightly retuned to produce a and stronger midrange and power is at 92kw and 100nm. It’s not shattering but it works well as an package.

It will provide a decent in any gear at any speed. Even around in top gear at 80kph and the throttle will see you into the

The gearing has been slightly to that of the CBR1000RR and there is wrong with that. I see the point of a … bike to do 150kph + in first gear. makes clowning around in a lot more fun and provides ample when the roads get twisty. We saw at about 4800rpm in top gear.

Honda CB1000R XESS Streetfighter Concept

The red line is rated at 10500rpm so do the and see what the bike is capable of.

The features a 17l fuel tank a 4l LCD indicated reserve. Our fuel tests returned about with a combination of twisties, road and town riding – two up. The is rather fuel efficient 120/140kph but anything above turns you into a wind and also reduces the consumption,

The bike really shines the roads start to get twisty. The has a quick turn in and is very for a bike of its weight (217kg and feels a lot more like The brakes are Tokico 4 pots with 310mm rotors. The is a 2 pot unit with a 256mm

Our model was not fitted with abs thus, did not feature the linked system. The brakes worked and never locked up under hard braking. The tires are and 180/55/17 Bridgestone Battlax and, as usual, take a to warm up.

Once warmed up, do perform flawlessly.

The CB1000R has stiff competition with the of Kawasaki’s Z1000, Triumphs Triple and KTM’s 990 Super I think the Honda is a clear at a price of R105 995.

Honda CB1000R XESS Streetfighter Concept
Honda CB1000R XESS Streetfighter Concept
Honda CB1000R XESS Streetfighter Concept

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