HISTORY of the Honda CBR 900RR Fireblade
1992-3 Info - 1994 Info - 1995 Info -1996 Info - 1997 Info
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The Honda Fireblade celebrates in year 2002 its tenth anniversary and during those
years gained a huge following. Before the FireBlade was
most powerful model of Honda CBR1000F but its dry weight was massive
222kg. Honda riders all around the world was asking for more
powerful and sporty motorcycle. Their wishes was answered.
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1992 and 1993|
The first Fireblade were crazy, mad, almost too much for normal mortal.
In that time buyers requested raw power and welcomed everything what was
increasing level of adrealin. They wanted to be scared. Handling sport bikes
in those times , besides a
few execeptions, meant that riders had both hands full.
decided to go different way, the way of total control.
The CBR900RR despite higher price was on the top of selling
statistics. Bike with dry weight 185 kg and 893cc engine produced 124 HP,
which was power ration 0,67 HP/kg. But what was more important, finally
there was a bike available that was as fast as 750cc with the handling of a 600cc.
Model Year 1992
1992 Fireblade Decals
Model Year 1993
1993 Fireblade Decals
|In that time they started to sell knee sliders in
larger amounts, which wasn't
usual before -finally you could reach by knee the road on stronger bike.
Hardly any owner left the bike without any adjusting. Front rotors often
broke after 15,000km. Also exhaust muffler didn't last much longer,
especially when bike used during the winter and that's why many owners
aplyed tune exhaust. Many owners of first Fireblades trimed their bikes with
plexiglass, small mirrors etc. There was so interest for Fireblade than
many people got their bike in 1993. Honda succeeded - created a phenomenal
bike. In 1993 was changed just color scheme and raised its price slightly.|