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GSXR or CBR?

Hmmm, decisions decisions.
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did you ride both?? which one you like better??
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I have, the 600's are soo close in performance that it's a rider's race. They're like helmets, get the one that fits and you like the look of.
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Dude are you joking? This is a CBR forum, just one guess on the answer you'll get from most people.

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They are both great bikes, cbr got marginally better scores in various magazine tests.
Im sure you would be happy with any of the 2.

CBR will be redesigned in 2009 the gsrx will be redesigned until 2010.

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CBR for a 600, gsxr for a 1000 (my opinion)

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I have always like Honda's better, but both bikes will fit anyone's needs. Just pick the one that is easier on the wallet, or that you like the looks of better.
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Dude are you joking? This is a CBR forum, just one guess on the answer you'll get from most people.
well, me personally, when i want to go out in flip flops and a tank top, i prefer the GSXR because the fact it makes you an immediate lvl 20-badass and the buffs include wheelies+7 (or 10 if you own the 08 model), resistance to rash, and immunity to LEO.

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well, me personally, when i want to go out in flip flops and a tank top, i prefer the GSXR because the fact it makes you an immediate lvl 20-badass and the buffs include wheelies+7 (or 10 if you own the 08 model), resistance to rash, and immunity to LEO.

also chicks dig GSXRs and scars!!!
lmao:icon_lol:
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CBR for a 600, gsxr for a 1000 (my opinion)
+1 totally agree
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check this out... looks like its gunna be pretty damn fast! I wonder where honda is gunna measure up with the new gixxer and r1...

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Dude are you joking? This is a CBR forum, just one guess on the answer you'll get from most people.
Yeah, we're all going to totally say GSX-R!!! :P
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1st choice: CBR
2nd: Ninja
3rd: gixxer
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check this out... looks like its gunna be pretty damn fast! I wonder where honda is gunna measure up with the new gixxer and r1...

yeah because i prefer bikes that look fast over bikes that are fast...


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check this out... looks like its gunna be pretty damn fast! I wonder where honda is gunna measure up with the new gixxer and r1...

Sorry, but that ish is uglier than my dogs a-hole. I thought Honda lost their mind when they designed the new 1K then the pictures of the new R1 came out and now between the new R1 and Gixer the Honda is the best looking one.

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yeah because i prefer bikes that look fast over bikes that are fast...
lmao!! me too........
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Sin-cal...You took the words right out my mouth.....Dam! HEHE....
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I'm not saying who told me, but lets just say I know someone who's on the "inside" of the bike development world. He told me that he's seen track tests from California Speedway and Infineon Raceway and that the new GSXR-1000 was running 4-5 seconds faster than all the other 2009 litre bikes...... should be some interesting shootouts in a few months :D (by the way, he owns a honda- so it's not like he's a gixxer guy that's just sayin' that).

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they perform pretty similar but all the gxrs look the same and its so boring with the same blue and white design on all of their models every single year... i cant say the cbrs look amazingly better but the limited edition designs, like the graffiti are nice.... i would go with something different like that.
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cbr for me....i dont really like how the exhaust looks on the new gixxers.....
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do you really think this guy is looking for a straight answer? seems like hes more interested in stiring up **** then anything.
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I'm not saying who told me, but lets just say I know someone who's on the "inside" of the bike development world. He told me that he's seen track tests from California Speedway and Infineon Raceway and that the new GSXR-1000 was running 4-5 seconds faster than all the other 2009 litre bikes...... should be some interesting shootouts in a few months :D (by the way, he owns a honda- so it's not like he's a gixxer guy that's just sayin' that).
If this pans out to be true it would be insane. I would chalk that up to rider more than bike with numbers like that, unless it was the same rider on all the bikes.

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SHUT UP!
SHUT UP!
SHUT UP!
I can't believe what I'm reading.

I figured you guys Ride Red cause you knew what was up.......
Apparently not.
Damn

Someone would join a forum to ask CBR vs. GSXR??? A CBR600RR forum to boot.

If i told you to get a vespa instead of a CBR or GSXR, would you?? Nerd

Thats what BOTY shootouts and other magazine articles are for, so you can read up on all the pros and cons of each, or all, and make YOUR OWN DECISION.

Nobody else has to ride the damn thing except for you. YOU PICK

CiBeR600 is smart.
yaidunno is correct.


EDIT: To end all stupidity and prove we're(RR guys) right.........

What other bike manufacturer has an F1 team besides Honda?????


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do you really think this guy is looking for a straight answer? seems like hes more interested in stiring up **** then anything.
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SHUT UP!
SHUT UP!
SHUT UP!
I can't believe what I'm reading.

I figured you guys Ride Red cause you knew what was up.......
Apparently not.
Damn

Someone would join a forum to ask CBR vs. GSXR??? A CBR600RR forum to boot.

If i told you to get a vespa instead of a CBR or GSXR, would you?? Nerd

Thats what BOTY shootouts and other magazine articles are for, so you can read up on all the pros and cons of each, or all, and make YOUR OWN DECISION.

Nobody else has to ride the damn thing except for you. YOU PICK

CiBeR600 is smart.
yaidunno is correct.


EDIT: To end all stupidity and prove we're(RR guys) right.........

What other bike manufacturer has an F1 team besides Honda?????
LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GO LSU TIGERS
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i like this review.

http://www.motorcycle.com/shoot-outs...600-82371.html

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Now if Suzuki could get an engineer to build a decent transmission, that would be the bees knees.
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SHUT UP!

EDIT: To end all stupidity and prove we're(RR guys) right.........

What other bike manufacturer has an F1 team besides Honda?????
God bless team Honda/Mclaren:icon_salu


AND you know he's just stirrin $hit up on a honda forum....especially when it comes to gixxers

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SHUT UP!
SHUT UP!
SHUT UP!
I can't believe what I'm reading.

I figured you guys Ride Red cause you knew what was up.......
Apparently not.
Damn

Someone would join a forum to ask CBR vs. GSXR??? A CBR600RR forum to boot.

If i told you to get a vespa instead of a CBR or GSXR, would you?? Nerd

Thats what BOTY shootouts and other magazine articles are for, so you can read up on all the pros and cons of each, or all, and make YOUR OWN DECISION.

Nobody else has to ride the damn thing except for you. YOU PICK

CiBeR600 is smart.
yaidunno is correct.


EDIT: To end all stupidity and prove we're(RR guys) right.........

What other bike manufacturer has an F1 team besides Honda?????
See what you started "busa" man...



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1st choice: CBR
2nd: Ninja
3rd: gixxer
Im sorry im fixing this:

1st: honda
2: kawi
3: yamaha
4: suzuki
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