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Michael Neeves  says:

Fireblade gets ready to take on its rivals

The waiting is finally over. We’ve finally got our hands on one of the first new Honda CBR1000RR FireBlades in Europe, and that means we can get to work on seeing which of the 1000cc Japanese superbikes is going to be this year’s king. Senior Road Tester, Michael Neeves is at the Almeria circuit in southern Spain with the FireBlade,...

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Jan 08

Posts: 998

If The Blade Cant Cut It....

Nothing can! the best track to road riding scalpel it is! gotta hope its better than the GHHHHASTLY looking ZX10-R, reeeeeeevolting piece of machinery! i was actually suprised how mice (read, different) the new blade looks, deffinatly primo moto, i wouldnt normally bang the honda drum, but.... yummy BUT WE ALL WANT THE 1195cc VTR1200 SP-3 WHERE IS IT HONDA?????

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Dec 07

Posts: 11

johnjohnson says:


toe_down_sv_racing says GHHHHASTLY looking ZX10-R LOL toe_down_sv_racing says BUT WE ALL WANT THE 1195cc VTR1200 SP-3 WHERE IS IT HONDA????? Honda are probably going to see if the new Blade kicks the 1098s teeth in on the WSBK circuit before they spend the money to develop and homologate a new RC/VTR.

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Nov 05

Posts: 2

zx10r2006 says:

Wheres the Ducati?

I think that in this test the overall winer will be the brand new ZX10 but its a pitty not to see the Ducati 1098 in the mix--

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Aug 07

Posts: 76

marty1035 says:

Kwaka This Time

The kawasaki looks the business. The honda looks like a committee designed it (but will probably sell by the shipload to unimaginative poms).

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Jan 08

Posts: 12

Blade_Master says:


I feel ashamed to own a Blade when I look at the '08' it does indeed look like it was designed by Ken 'the motor hunter' Livingstone himself! Maybe with a little help from the EU beaurocrats on the exhaust, I want loud, fast, dangerous and passion fuelled design. And before you post saying "your letting the side down" I drive responsibly and skillfully all the are the weakest link goodbye

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