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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-28-2004, 07:42 PM Thread Starter
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CBR 600 top speed

anyone know around the top speed of a stock 97ish cbr 600

cars are fast,,, bikes are faster
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-06-2004, 08:24 AM
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In stock form I can only get 155 mph, have tried several times and it always leads to the same results.
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my friend had a 98(back in 98) and all that it hit was 158 on the speedo...so minus speedo error and ur around 145-150

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how about top speed of a 99-00 cbr F4 600
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About 145 realistically.

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I was touching 157mph on the speedo of my 1997 F3 just the other day. It actually felt like I could have gotten a few more mph out of it, if my helmet would quit trying to peel off my head!!

Soon, I will be putting my GPS on it, to compare speedo error, and actual top speed.
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...if my helmet would quit trying to peel off my head!!!...





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Once I get my '97 Yamaha close to 220kph or a hair under it, this is going up hills for basically cops are only looking for speeders comming down the rolling mtn roads, there is suddenly a vacume all around me.

Same on the Honda 929 or 954, & not a bit of wind is touching me like my helmet, feet, arms etc. Even the exhaust note is so different for that is outside of the vacume & YES it is so quite inside that vacume like it is in another world ONLY the once very wide & super smooth road has become very narrow & bumpy as old 'ell PLUS that dot ahead could be a big 18 wheeler or a number of them & you are on them within seconds, but fortunately in said hills they are in the slow lane with warning lights on due to the slow pace they are at.

Remember all the others on the road are crazy & out to kill you.
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...there is suddenly a vaccum all around me...
I noticed a similar thing a couple of months ago, when overtaking a truck on a rural highway. As I pulled alongside him, I got into his slipstream and the bike took off like I'd hit the giggle-gas!!

However, when I pulled past him, it was like hitting a wall as the wind effect took control again. But, sh*t that short period of time when I was in that stream was awesome!!



(I know someone's going to mention being sucked into trucks, but I had nowhere to go. He was on one edge of the road, I was on the other.)




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(I know someone's going to mention being sucked into trucks, but I had nowhere to go..)
It very hard to get sucked into the side of a truck.

Today on the interstate, I flew up between a minivan and a tractor trailer, that were only about 8-10' apart, at 90mph. I did not feel one bit of pull on the bike. It was just as stable as if I were all alone. As long as you keep steady,and brace yourself for any wind characteristics, your fine.
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