The last breath of old school perfection, before rider aids neuters all of our bikes
Nothing has gone wrong or needed fixing on this bike.
I traded in my 08 CBR1000RR for a 2010 model, due to issues with the 08 that I won't get into here.
Smooth, powerful acceleration at every number on the gauge, in almost any gear. Silky gearbox, excellent switch gear. Fit and finish is excellent. Handling is off the charts; this is the bike that says you don't need traction, wheelie, and launch control. The power and acceleration between 6k and 10k is eye blistering. You literally need to hang on.
At 6'4" and 225lbs, I'm no horse jockey, but it's comfortable enough to run a tank of gas out before I need a stretch. The tank range could be better, I'm averaging about 150 miles, running it till the reserve is almost gone.
I'd buy another one.
Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 3rd January, 2013