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My 1000RR came in on Friday, and as a result i am no longer able to post in 600rr.net (j/k :D)

It's so pretty next to it's 600cc little sister!

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BTW: Check out the neato Red CBR600RR for sale in the Items For Sale section.
 

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Before you sell the 600RR, give us a comparison of the two bikes. I hear the 1000RR handles like a 600RR just with more power. Plus i'm sure the brakes and front end is better on the Thousand.
 
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I see you already have some short stalks on that thing. What is going to happen to the 600?
 

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As of this post I have put about 170 miles on the 1000rr. Since it's not completely broken in, I've been *trying* to take it easy, keeping RPMs under 6k when possible (1000rr redlines at 11.5k). Today I took the bike to my favorite twisty mountain road, and was estatic!

With the 600rr I usually go into sharp corners at about 8k rpm so I'd have plenty of power coming out. I was going in and out of corners at the same speed with the 1000rr at about 5.5k and it was just humming along like it was taking a stroll at the beach.

One of my fears was that the larger 1000rr would handle sluggishly compared to the 600rr but this is not true. The 600rr seems to be just a hair more nimble in cornering (the smallest smallest hair), but the HESD steering dampener on the 1000rr makes up for it by letting you hold your lines smoother, and lean with more confidence.

The tank feels longer, and after riding for most of the day today my neck is kinda sore. The power is amazing, and delivery through the RPMs is smooth as silk. Roll-on wheelies at 5k rpm with only 1/4 twist, and they come up fast! 8k rpm in top gear yeilds a very comfortable 130 MPH, and the bike just purrs the whole time.

Braking seems to be about the same at the 600rr right now (distance to stop, and feel), but I had been told that 100% braking power would not be achieved until around 300 miles of use. The 1000rr has a hydraulic clutch, but as of yet I haven't seen the advantages/disadvantages of it over the cabled cluch on the 600rr.

Only thing that bugs me about the 1000rr is the lack of a fuel gauge! The 1000rr has a low fuel indicator light, but no bar-gauge like on the 600rr. What a bummer! Oh, and the trunk isn't any bigger either.b

The 600rr is for sale if anyone is interested (Tucson AZ) - http://article15.7inchtaint.com/forsale/cbr600rr
 

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Damn now I have to add a 1000RR to my wanted list... okay so now I must get Truck, BMW 1200CA, and 1000RR *sigh* it never ends...
 

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for the lazy people who dont want to click on the links... here you go..

Nice bike.. congrats..they looks like a mother taking care of its young in the picture..... you should put up a poster on the wall that reads..
"HONDA PROUD"









 

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Your a lucky man very sweet bike, but I have one question for you. Why did you buy a 600RR and now a 1000RR, and now your going to sell the 600. Was the 600 just not enough (which it should be for anyone whos last name is not Rossi )? I guess I just dont get the "liter bike" thing when any of the new 600's are beyond anyones capabilitys for the street. Dont take any offence to this Im just curios.
 

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There are people out there that like to ride liter bikes because of the tourque. I kinda like not having to wring the hell out of the engine also, and until now the handling wasn't there. So if it handles as well as a 600 then why not?
 
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