Honda CB900F

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Honda CB900F

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The first Honda CB900F was produced 1979 to 1983. [ 1 ] It was only in the United States in 1981 to and was replaced in 1983 by the CB1100F .

Honda introduced the superbike to the in 1969 with the CB750. [ 12 ] [ 13 ] and the success of Honda’s other and mainstream, respectable marketing enjoyed dominant market [ 10 ] But a decade later the single camshaft (SOHC) CB750F2 of could not compete against overhead camshaft (DOHC) from Kawasaki, Yamaha and [ 10 ] and Honda had been content to behind in performance features and in share. [ 14 ] After this of devoting RD resources to the car business, returned its attention to motorcycles a new DOHC roadster whose roots lay in Honda’s successful racing in Europe, with the RS1000, [ 8 ] as well as suspension learned in motocross racing. [ 14 ]

The CB900F’s design was aimed at markets, rather than the focus on the United States, and it was not into the US until 1981. [ 8 ] In it was known as the Bol D’Or, after the Bol endurance race. [ 15 ] Honda’s at the time proclaimed the bike, A Super Sports bike devastating performance and an unwavering that will be setting the for many years to come. [ 8 ]


The CB900F uses a (55.0cuin) four-cylinder DOHC essentially the same as in the Honda and sharing many components the Honda CB750 engine, mainly in a square 62mm (2.4in ×2.4in) bore x [ 10 ] The 901cc (55.0cuin) engine is closely related to the engines in the short-lived CB1000C and the CB1100F/CB1100R. It was to the exotic inline-6 CBX1000 in a two stage cam chain, where a chain drove the inlet and from there a second, chain drove the exhaust [ 10 ]

The CB900F was a high-performance motorcycle built on the racing success of the CB750F. The CB900F produces (71kW) [ 1 ] [ 10 ] @ 9000rpm [ 8 ] and uses a transmission and chain final Though closely related, the produced in the same period a five-speed transmission with differential and shaft drive

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The twin downtube steel was conventional in design, but very The strengthened frame, along the improved suspension design the CB900F, arguably the best had build for the street, perhaps one of the Hondas ready to challenge motorcycles not just in engine but in handling. [ 8 ]

It uses two front brakes and one rear, all outfitted dual-piston calipers after [ 1 ] The air-assisted fork was upgraded the Honda TRAC (torque anti-dive control) anti-dive in 1982 [ 8 ] or 1983. [ 1 ] The bike the same bodywork (tank, covers, tailpiece) as the preceding Super Sport and there are differences between the CB900F and that used on the CB1100F and


In most magazine the CB900F normally clocked low to mid in the quarter mile and as low as 11.84seconds in a magazine test. [ 16 ] Despite out-displaced, the CB900F competed other performance bikes of the such as the Kawasaki Kz1000. GS1000, and Yamaha XS1100. [ 8 ] The was tuned to produce mid range rather than maximizing horsepower at the top engine speed, giving good acceleration 4,000rpm to the 9,500rpm redline. At (140km/h) there was some but the relaxed riding position was at most speeds, except near the 130mph (210km/h) where the high handlebars led to arm against wind pressure. [ 8 ]

the CB900F arrived years to the market against these competitors, and could only keep up with their [ 8 ] in 1982 competition from the was a problem for Harley-Davidson. The 25 year 500lb (230kg), Sportster XLH was performance due to a lowered 8:1 compression in to comply with environmental and use low-octane fuel, resulting in 14 second quarter mile at 100mph (160km/h), and a 100mph top speed. In comparison, the 1982 did the quarter mile in under at 110mph (180km/h) with top of 130mph (210km/h). [ 7 ]

For its time, the CB900F was called, the statement of the old air-cooled technology had done so much to create, [ 14 ] to be by the larger displacement CB1100F of before moving on to water-cooled fours with the CBR1000F of In anticipation of the 2002 model, one reminisced that the original, was a machine, if a bit heavy. All gas tank and stable on the highway, middle-of-the-road looks and hound-dog reliable. [ 17 ] Rod however, writes that it, had two bad that, it dropped out of gear, and — as a direct result — broke This was a great pity, it was a good bike until it blessed with a frame and that showed the Japanese catching up with the Europeans in technology. [ 10 ]

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