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They look pretty cool, anyone rode one? How do they compare to a 6R?
 

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I think they feel underpowered and over weight compared to the other 600 super sports. They are very comfy and have a great feel for the road. I did find myself going into corners faster than usual because it felt so solid and predictable.
 

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My .02

'07 CBR 600RR = bomb diggity
<---'06 CBR 600RR = Nah

The '07 has been thoroughly redesigned and it is a very awesome bike. The only thing that it seems to be missing is a slipper clutch. It is making awesome power and handles great from everything I read. Couple guys here have them....I am sure they will chime in.

I would still rather have an '05-'06 636....NOT the newer '07 599 ZX6R though....heck it gained weight and lost power, but it is a very good handler. :mrgreen:
 

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the CBR600RR isn't a bad bike, but it's not my preference. A friend of a guy whom lives in my apartment complex has one, and I test rode it because I was thinking of buying it.

While the power was good, and the overall handling was quite excellent, the bike for me just didn't feel right. It reminded me too much of a GSXR.

Personally, I'll either stick with my R6 or get an 05-06 ZX6R, UNLESS I get a sickening deal on some other bike.
 

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They look pretty cool, anyone rode one? How do they compare to a 6R?
It does well in reviews, but everyone has one. I like the 6R better. Hondas are good bikes but they seem so blah...I can say this cause I had one for less than 3 months. That is how blah it is. Try a 10R...You will love it.
 

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The 07 is a great bike. Good torque curve (for a 4 cylinder 600) and light weight make it one of the best SS bikes for riding around town and commuting. The bike is also a great handler and can take the corners with the best. You'll also find (if you're built like me) that it fits like a glove.

As others have said, though, Hondas seem to lack soul. The bikes are a bit too mechanical.

If you're looking at 600cc supersports I highly suggest that you try out a Triumph 675 Daytona.
 

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I test rode them all before purchasing my CBR and here's what I noticed.

The only complaint I really have is the styling, which can be greatly improved by swapping/painting the mids. Power is on par with the 05-06 636, which is pretty impressive considering the lack of displacement and relatively low rev limiter. I still prefer the Daytona's mill and exhaust note by a wide margin, though. Out of all the new SS's (I didn't ride the R6), none of them handled or braked as well as the honda, imo. The 07 ZX6 is supposed to feel great in the corners and transition well, but I just didn't see it.. possibly because of the weight difference. I'm exaggerating a bit, but it almost felt as if I was riding with a passenger after riding the CBR. Power on the ZX6 seems a bit top heavy, even with restrictions removed.

The ergos are awesome for most riders as far as comfort is concerned, but may not be the best for the track. IMO that is where the ZX6 excels, it just seems much more natural moving your body around on the ZX6.
 

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My dealer had a black 06 10r leftover for $8900, if i sell my Harley may pick it up
Get him down to $8600 OTD and you have a deal. I paid $8800 OTD in August. It is a fun bike and definitely powerful. If you have been riding a bit and I can see you have, it is worth the entrance fee. I love mine a lot. Just do the master cylinder and you are set.
 

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No fair!

Ervins does have a point, though. If you aren't tracking, I think the a 10 would be the way to go.
Yeah the ZZR is very sporty IMO...The next progression is a 1000. You have all the bases covered and seriously, you will love having the choice between a 650, 600, and 1000.
 

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My dealer had a black 06 10r leftover for $8900, if i sell my Harley may pick it up
Good gawd! What dealership is it? I may send my mom and dad over there to have a look and talk him down a bit more and include shipping to CO. They don't know it yet, but that's what they should be buying me for Christmas this year! :mrgreen:

Seriously though, your stable is getting sweeter and sweeter by the month dude!
 

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No fair!

Ervins does have a point, though. If you aren't tracking, I think the a 10 would be the way to go.
If you aren't tracking, why do you need a bike that does 100 in first gear exactly?

My friend has an '08 600RR ordered. He can't wait. I like the looks of them.
 

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If you aren't tracking, why do you need a bike that does 100 in first gear exactly?

My friend has an '08 600RR ordered. He can't wait. I like the looks of them.
Well, none of us really NEEDS a bike, do we? :mrgreen:

Just my opinion, and based on my experience I'd rather have the 10R for street riding than most 600's. You have to rev the 600's pretty high to get to their powerband. Top speed isn't really an issue as any bike is capable of breaking the law. I would enjoy riding a liter bike more on the street purely for the fact that I could get some HP without revving to the moon for it.

Don't get me wrong, I love the 600's, and none of this is a knock on the class. I've never ridden a recent liter bike - the closest I've come was a 2000 CBR 924RR. But the one thing that's been the same about the I4 600cc bikes I've ridden is that they don't give me the kind of power I'd like to have down low.
 
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