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Has everyone seen this yet?

http://powersports.honda.com/motorcycles/sport/model.asp?ModelName=CBR1000RR&ModelYear=2008&ModelId=CBR10RRL8

They went to side exhaust and dropped the aggressive front end for a more IMO Ducati look. New engine and chassis, and check the weight...439! (51 pounds heavier than last years model) Are they crazy? I know Honda has been a strong competitor for a long time and they usually have good ideas but I'm lost on this one. I saw one in person the other day and I think its ugly but thats just an one opinion...I just can't see how this thing is going to compete with the R1.

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hideous looking...looks like a ducati front end that they simply smushed back
 

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Ill be the first to say that I love it!
 

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Wow...definitely not what i was expecting

Its ugly!
 

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I have seen that bike in person and I must say I am not a fan.
 

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I'm not a fan of the look, but I'm sure it runs nice. :D
 

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Not bad looking it totally has the ducati looking head lights. I really like the rear end It look very clean even stock!
 

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im with tpayne
 

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They could have been smoother on the exhaust. It looks like a hockey stick from the side. Its a big L shape....UGLY :throwup
 

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^^^

that is an ugly bike. i really hope that performance compensates for the looks. and honestly it is not even close to looking like a ducati. ducatis are hot; this is not hot. in my humble apinion i think that honda could have done better.
 

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I wonder it got heavier?! If they went with the side-GP style vs. the undertail....that should have saved a few pounds. Plus the 600rr style fairing was suppose to also save weight.
 

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Yea, the 07 is a really nice bike. I can vouch for that. Apparently the 08 HRC and Corona bikes are putting down some pretty hefty competition at the tracks.
 
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