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Old 02-09-2009, 03:10 PM   #1
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Question cbr1000rr need info

im thinkin about gettin a cbr1000rr i was wonderin about the exhaust that comes out the center rear does it get hot for the rider & passenger ( even you 600 riders come give feed back on that) and any feed back on the ride & power of cbr 1000 pros and cons
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Old 02-09-2009, 03:19 PM   #2
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I am more than happy with mine and the few times I had someone on the back I never heard a complaint about the exhaust. Now sitting in traffic anything is going to get hot, but thats not what I bought my bike for and don't sit in traffic on it anymore anyways.
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Old 02-09-2009, 03:22 PM   #3
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Get it, it is quite fun. However before you buy it, go to the nearest CVS and get some preparation H.
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Old 02-09-2009, 03:24 PM   #4
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the 1000RR is an awesome bike, you could always grab an 08-09 and not have that problem
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Old 02-09-2009, 07:19 PM   #5
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It does get rather hot in traffic on hot days, but so does anything else. Your passenger won't notice anything different than riding on any other sportbike.

I'm pretty fond of my 07, if that says anything.
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Old 02-09-2009, 07:22 PM   #6
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The other drawback to that style exhaust (esp the CBR for some reason) is the exhaust pocket. If you ride for a good while, you and your gear are going to have the distinct exhaust flava. When I had mine, it was noticeable.
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Old 02-09-2009, 07:25 PM   #7
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The other drawback to that style exhaust (esp the CBR for some reason) is the exhaust pocket. If you ride for a good while, you and your gear are going to have the distinct exhaust flava. When I had mine, it was noticeable.
I noticed the same as well.
Heat is a non issue, however the poor excuse of upholstered plastic for the passenger seat may cause issues with your passenger.
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