Do you want to remove all your recent searches?

All recent searches will be deleted

Watch fullscreen

Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade/SP Review First Ride | Visordown Motorcycle Reviews

visordown
visordown
6 months ago|46 views
What do you think of the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade and do you agree with our verdict? Tell us in the comments below.

Visordown Motorcycle Reviews: It's lighter, more powerful and packed with technology but is Honda's new Fireblade back in the fight for litre-bike supremacy?

The last time I was heading out on a new Fireblade launch, America was about to vote for a very new, very different president. Back in 2008, Barack Obama was heading to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as the first black POTUS and I was heading to Losail circuit in Qatar to have a spin on the heavily-updated CBR1000RR.

Two presidential terms later, Obama's been replaced by a new model. It's loud, brash, powerful – but the handling seems like it might be a wee bit suspect… Donald Trump was taking his oath of office as we arrived at Portimao circuit for the launch of the 2017 Honda Fireblade. And while this new bike also looks to be very different from the previous incumbent, it all looks very good, on paper at least.

For 2017, Honda has given the legendary Fireblade its first proper update since 2008 – it’s dropped a load of mass, added a stack of grunt, and baked in a full-beans ride-by-wire engine management system with IMU oversight of ABS and electronic suspension too (on the flash SP version). Phew. Would it be enough to put the big H back into the serious litre bike fight it's been missing from lately?

Full specs and review: http://bit.ly/2f9Ew25

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Visordown.com is the #1 online motorcycle website for news, reviews, and all things motorbike with 1 million monthly users and growing.

► Click HERE to subscribe to Visordown Motorcycle Videos https://goo.gl/f73BtU

► Click HERE for all the latest bike news, launches, first rides, and motorcycle reviews https://goo.gl/fyvb6G

► Click HERE to watch our most recent bike videos! http://bit.ly/2fpNdZg

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

► Click HERE to subscribe to our superbikes playlist http://bit.ly/2vAmX4A

► Click HERE to subscribe to our naked bikes playlist http://bit.ly/2vAqFLR

► Click HERE to subscribe to our sports bikes playlist http://bit.ly/2vffmYg

► Click HERE to subscribe to our adventure bikes playlist http://bit.ly/2vAxEEB

► Click HERE to subscribe to our retro bikes playlist http://bit.ly/2fplrMg

► Click HERE to subscribe to our cruiser bikes playlist http://bit.ly/2uBSaQt

► Click HERE to subscribe to our Harley-Davidson bikes playlist http://bit.ly/2vfvt8j

► Click HERE to subscribe to our bike battles playlist http://bit.ly/2fp1GEQ

► Click HERE to subscribe to our Motorbike Mayhem Helmet Cam playlist http://bit.ly/2vAmX4A

__________________________________________________________________

► Get the Visordown newsletter HERE - http://bit.ly/2uC7xs4

You can also find more motorcycle live videos, images, reviews, and news on our social channels Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, so pick your favourite one below

Visit us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/visordown
Follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/visordown
Check out our Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/visordown/?hl=en

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Visordown is the fastest growing online motorcycle community – welcome on board!

We’re best known for covering all the latest motorcycle launches and bike industry announcements, breaking motorcycle news, bike reviews, first rides, and road tests, and entertaining and informative motorcycle features.

One million monthly bikers and growing!