Sped Like Fireblade with Honda CBR1000RR
Are you a fan of MotoGP bikes? Honda once again developed its Honda CBR1000RR, or usually called as Fireblade, into 2016 version to entertain their fans. Sport bike is all about the intense connection between the rider and the bike. So, integrate the performance of the bike will also integrate the performance of the rider.
This 2016 fireblade model has dimension of 23.3 degree at caster angle rake and 3.7 inches trail. The wheelbase height is 55.5 inches while the seat height is 32.2 inches. The bike’s curb weight is 440.9 pounds including all standard equipment which ready to ride. The fuel tank can attain 4.6 gallons fuel capacity with 41 MPG.
Design & Style
The highlight of CBR-RR design is the speed and dynamism also additional phrases for it including lightweight, compact and mass concentration. The wedge shaped theme and sharp character lines is highlighting the excellences of this model. Featuring with air intake shapes and line-beam headlight, the bike gets more sharpness that looks cooler and more stylish.
With more improved engine of 999cc displacement, liquid-cooled inline four cylinder engine is featuring 76 mm x 55.1 mm bore and stroke with compression ratio of 12:3:1. Adopting the previous model of Programmed Dual Sequential fuel Injection System (PGM-DSFI), the induction uses 46mm throttle bodies and 12-hole injectors Denso. The engine works to 131 kW resulted in 175.7 horsepower and attains at 12,250 rpm, while the torque can attains to 82.6 lb ft at 10,500 rpm.
The engine is supported by materials with high absorbability to catalyze the exhaust of pipe and muffler which resulted in cleaner exhaust emission output. The surface treatment on cylinder walls uses nickel-silicon carbide (Ni-SiC) in order to reduce friction and keep the reliability in extreme conditions.
Chassis, Suspension, Brake, and Wheels
The chassis frame use die-cast aluminum with 4-piece type to ensure the high rigidity, lightness, and balances strength.
The front suspension is using 43mm inverted Big Piston fork featuring spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustability for 4.3 inches travel. The rear suspension is using unit pro-link balance free rear shock with same adjustability for 5.4 inches travel.
The front brake use dual radial-mounted four piston calipers featuring full floating 320mm discs. The rear brake use single caliper 220mm discs.
The front wheel wears 120/70ZR17 tire with the size of 17 x 3.50 inches, while the rear wheel wears 190/50ZR17 with the size of 17 x 6 inches. The aluminum wheels with rigid 12-spoke offers the rider more superb handling and comfort feeling.
Offering more security and reducing the chance of breakage, the multi-function LCD instrumentation of cockpit display shows tachometer display modes including speed meter, coolant temperature, SEL and SET button, gear position, shift indicators, clock/lap time, trip/fuel efficiency/fuel consumption, and odometer/numerical tachometer. The display is clear and easy to read in all conditions of light.
Honda has already world-wide known to win more than 700 road racing world championship victory with its any motorbikes models. So, the new 2016 model of Honda