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Video: Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade buying guide

Published: 18 May 2011

Updated: 20 November 2014

As part of our celebration of the fact that we have more Honda CBRs for sale than any other website in the UK, we take a look at the 1000cc incarnation of the Honda Fireblade.

First unveiled in 2004 and heavily influenced by the RC211V MotoGP bike, the litre Fireblade features mass-centralisation, which combined with an electronic rotary steering damper and fully adjustable suspension, helps it to handle in a neutral, stable manner.

With excellent reliability and build quality, the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade makes a great second-hand buy, and with 172bhp it is still fast by today's standards, so we take a look at the first of the underseat exhaust 'Blades in this video buying guide.


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Read our review of the 2004-2005 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

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