petak, 29. listopada 2010.

CBR 250R

The new, fuel-injected CBR250R offers everything you want in a first-time bike: Light weight. A powerband that’s immensely user-friendly. Excellent fuel economy. Unmatched reliability. And a fun factor that’s off the chart.

Single-Cylinder Engine
A single is the perfect choice for a bike like the CBR250R. It’s light, simple, returns excellent fuel economy, and features a broad powerband with plenty of low-revving torque—just what you want in a first motorcycle.
Counterbalance Shaft
Because it features a counterbalancer, the CBR250R engine is a smooth runner. You get the narrow overall width and power advantages of a single along with the smoothness of a multi-cylinder bike.

Fuel Injection
Fuel injection means the new CBR250R starts right up, even in cold weather. Compared to a carbureted bike, it also helps reduce emissions and enhance performance and fuel economy.
Layered Style Fairing
Take a close look at the CBR250R’s unique bodywork, which is designed for style and functionality. It routes airflow for both engine cooling and rider comfort, while creating a unique sportbike style. For even more choices, the 2011 CBR250R and CBR250R ABS models both come in two color choices: Red/Silver and Black.
Disc Brakes
The new CBR250R features front and rear hydraulic discs for excellent stopping power and brake feel. The single front disc helps keep things simple and lowers unsprung weight, too.

nedjelja, 24. listopada 2010.

Cool Helmets


Motorcycle AirBag suits safes life

Enter Alpinestars' Tech Air Race motorcycle suit, recently unveiled at the Italian firm's U.S. headquarters near Los Angeles. Unlike tether systems, the new suit is entirely self-contained, made up of seven sensors that continually take in data, a central processing unit (CPU) located in the aero hump (behind the helmet on the upper back), and two airbags positioned around the rider's shoulders. 

How It Works

The seven sensors and accelerometers are spread across the suit, feeding the CPU a constant stream of data such as g-forces and the rider's behavior and body orientations. The CPU, in turn, has a dedicated operating system that translates the data into algorithms that detect if you are indeed having an accident, or just riding really, really close to the ground. False firings would be not only inconvenient, but also very dangerous for a MotoGP racer, so the system goes through five levels of computations and safety checks before an accident is deduced and the airbags deploy. 

petak, 22. listopada 2010.

ponedjeljak, 18. listopada 2010.

Honda CBR 600 RR

No other 600cc machine has won more magazine comparisons and AMA championships than Honda’s CBR600. Striking the ideal balance of power and handling, the new CBR600RR blends a light and compact chassis with impeccable power delivery for a combination that’s hard to beat. Also available with the Honda’s unique Combined ABS for the pinnacle of sportbike braking performance, the 2010 CBR600RR continues to set the standard for the middleweight class. 

Exciting new colors: Pearl Orange/Black and Leyla. C-ABS model available in Red/Black only. 
Model: CBR600RR / CBR600RR C-ABS 
Engine Type: 599cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder 
Bore and Stroke: 67mm x 42.5mm 
Compression ratio: 12.2:1 
Valve Train: DOHC; four valves per cylinder
Induction: Dual Stage Fuel Injection (DSFI) with 40mm throttle bodies, Denso 12-hole injectors
Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorized with 3-D mapping
Transmission: Close-ratio six-speed
Final Drive: #525 O-ring chain 

Front: 41mm inverted HMAS cartridge fork with spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustability; 4.7 inches travel
Rear: Unit Pro-Link HMAS single shock with spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustability; 5.1 inches travel
Front: Dual radial-mounted four-piston calipers with 310mm discs
Rear: Single 220mm disc; Honda Combined ABS
Front: 120/70ZR-17 radial
Rear: 180/55ZR-17 radial
Wheelbase: 53.9 inches
Rake: 23.5°
Trail: 97.7mm (3.9 inches)
Seat Height: 32.3 inches
Fuel Capacity: 4.8 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve 

Honda CBR1000RR


The CBR1000RR was awarded Cycle World's International Bike of the Year for 2008-09 by the world's moto-journal communities as well as journalists.  The 2009 CBR1000RR won the Best Sportbike of the Year Award in Motorcycle USA Best of 2009 Awards, having also won the over 750 cc open sportbike class in 2008.


The CBR1000RR has been used extensively in the international racing scene since its inception in 2004. Chris Vermeulen and the Dutch Ten Kate team placed the bike fourth in the standings in its debut year in the World Superbike class. The following year, the bike and team secured runner-up honours. In 2007, the Hannspree Ten Kate team was able to secure the first World Superbike Championship with the CBR1000RR with Briton James Toseland. Also, Ryuichi Kiyonari was able to win back to back titles in the British Superbike Championship in 2006-07 using the CBR1000RR with the HM Plant Honda team.
The CBR1000RR has also been used heavily in the road racing scene, most notably at the famous Macau Grand Prix. Since its debut in 2004, it has recorded 4 victories with Michael Rutter having taken back to back victories in 2004–2005 and Scottish motorcycle racer Stuart Easton achieving the same, in 2008–2009. Arguably, the most famous of all road races has been the annual Isle of Man TT races which the CBR has been used to continue Hondas success at the circuit. Since 2006, the HM Plant team and Padgetts UK Honda team utilising the CBR1000RR have achieved 8 victories at the event ranging from the Superbike, Superstock and the blue riband Senior TT races. 2009 was especially dominant year for the Fireblade, having achieved the top 5 positions in the Superbike TT final standings, as well as another CBR1000RR whitewash in the Superstock TT where they occupied the top 5 again. Steve Plater also won the blue riband Senior TT race to secure Honda the manufacturers crown, fittingly as it was Honda's 50th racing year at the event.


Engine Type
998 cc (60.9 cu in) liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
999 cc (61.0 cu in) liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
75.0 × 56.5 mm (2.95 × 2.22 in)
76 × 55.1 mm (3.0 × 2.17 in)
Compression Ratio

23.75 deg
23.45 deg
23.3 deg
102 mm (4.0 in)
100 mm (3.9 in)
96.2 mm (3.79 in)
55.6 in (1,410 mm)
55.2 in (1,400 mm)
55.4 in (1,410 mm)
Seat Height
32.5 in (830 mm)
32.3 in (820 mm)

Power Output
148.6 hp (111 kW) @ 10,750 rpm
158.8 hp (118 kW) @ 11,500 rpm
178.0 hp (133 kW) @ 12,000 rpm
76.4 lbf·ft (103.6 N·m) @ 8500 rpm
79.6 lbf·ft (107.9 N·m) @ 8750 rpm
82.6 lbf·ft (112.0 N·m) @ 8500 rpm