The Honda CBR900RR FireBlade's small size and quality chassis makes this a motorcycle you can get on and ride hard from day one. Once you get used to it you can explore its outstanding abilities. The Honda CBR900RR FireBlade is fast to turn and will shake its handlebars when accelerating, especially if the front hits bumps. It’s just a warning and makes the ride really involving.
In-line four is the class standard and the Honda CBR900RR FireBlade's 954cc version was a little smaller than the competition. Yamaha’s YZF-R1 and Suzuki’s GSXR1000 from the same year beat the Honda CBR900RR FireBlade on midrange and top end partly thanks to extra capacity. But if you find the Honda CBR900RR FireBlade wanting you should be a pro-racer. Fuel injection slightly snatchy but that’s nit-picking.
The odd Honda CBR900RR FireBlade used for racing suffered problems with the engine but motorcycles used on the road are pretty much trouble free. Some engine noise is normal. The original steering head bearings should have been replaced with a recall but not every owner of the Honda CBR900RR FireBlade bothered – if the handling’s bad that might be the problem, especially if the motorcycle is an import.
Like so many Hondas the Honda CBR900RR FireBlade holds its value pretty well on the used market. It’s quite a sought after motorcycle – the previous motorcycle was less nimble, the successor less exciting so clean 02/03 Honda CBR900RR FireBlades always make good money. That said the Suzuki GSX-R1000 K3 and 02/03 Yamaha YZF-R1s mean the Honda CBR900RR FireBlade's price is never too high. Find a Honda CBR900RR FireBlade for sale.
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The Honda CBR900RR FireBlade is pretty comfy for the rider – acceptable for the pillion if a grab rail’s added – that’s impressive for a pure sports motorcycle. Mirrors are pretty good, underseat storage is accessible and handy, HISS imobiliser’s a boon and upgradable. The Honda CBR900RR FireBlade's clocks are comprehensive, including a fuel consumption read out.