On April 2 Mathew Engelbeck, who was riding with a suspended license and had a history of reckless driving, was observed on his 2006 Honda CBR motorcycle traveling around 140mph in morning rush-hour traffic on U.S. near Mesa Drive, Ariz.
After exiting the freeway, the 20-year-old drove through a crosswalk near Whittier Elementary School at more than 160mph.
Arizona Department of Public Safety said that at one point the speeding biker was heading right towards him.
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I decided to write this article because I believe that Honda defined sport-touring when created this unique motorcycle. They didn’t just focused on horse power and torque (although it has scary amounts of both) but they created a wonderful looking, comfortable motorcycle that can be ridden for hours and hours.
Totally new from the ground up, Honda’s dynamic CBR600RR launches a blistering assault on road and track with a breathtaking new, aerodynamically designed race-ready form; a smaller, lighter and more powerful new 600cc Dual Sequential Fuel Injected inline-4 engine; a slimmer and lighter weight new Fine Die-Cast aluminum frame; and an impressive list of high-performance features which all come together to herald the arrival of the electrifying new champion of the mid-displacement Super Sports class.
For 2007, Honda puts innovative performance within the grasp of every sport rider with the groundbreaking new CBR600RR, a machine that vaporizes established boundaries in the 600cc class and creates performance standards heretofore unknown—on the street as well as at the track.
Sharing DNA with Honda’s MotoGP-winning RC211V, the awesome CBR1000RR elevates its Superbike status to new performance levels in 2006 thanks to extensive changes that sharpen handling, boost horsepower and reduce weight.
This month sees the launch of the awesome new CBR600RR in Honda dealerships across the UK.
At a glance, Honda’s new CBR600RR looks very similar to last year’s bike. But it’s actually all new, and riding it proves the ‘07 bike is significantly better overall.
You could have argued that the outgoing model was good enough to stay in production unaltered, but in the hard-fought supersport class it was time for a change. Anyone buying the new bike will be more than (...) > Full story