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Headlights look dumb!!! 155 HP come on, when will honda realize they need to become a little more competitive, look at the Busa and the new 12R!!! Both just as comfortable too.

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It's pure speculation what the bike will actually look like, just like it always is until they actually release it. Magazines have to have something to sell issues, even if it is all rumor and specualtion.

Let's all pray to the Honda Gods that they put some serious muscle and styling into the new Blackbird. I think we could all agree it would be about time!

I love Honda products but in some areas they need to up the raw power.

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I agree with all you guys. The dual headlights are hideous... the headlights alone would keep me from buying it. Hopefully Honda will up the power to a more competitive number. The ZX-12 makes more at the REAR TIRE than that and looks better doing it!!!! What's this performance first crap? I love Honda just like you guys do but I feel they need big boosts in power accross their lineup to go along with their industry leading quality and craftsmanship. Come on Honda!!!! You started this "Performance First" stuff!! Knock us on our a$$es! We don't need or want another "2002 VFR" screw up! Just doing enough to get buy will eventually leave you in the dust. We're patiently waiting..........
 

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Who cares if it puts out 155rwhp or 165rwhp. What I want is a sportier suspension with the ergos of the current bike and some dam cornering clearance.

If they pull that off and try to focus it to a SPORTBIKE, regardless of it's horsepower it will be the ultimate STREET bike and I will buy one in a heartbeat. Strictly my opinion.

If they screw the pooch and turn to the sporttouring market then I will be buying a ZX-12R next year. At least Kawi sees a reason to turn the 12 into more of a sportbike.

And to the person that said the 'bird is no more comfortable than a 'busa or 12R... Can't say I agree. It's alot more civilized and comfortable than the other two, that's probably the only thing it has going for it now.

It's funny a few UK mags have ran a few tests in the last few months with the three hyper bikes and all of them said they noticed the 'birds keys were the ones they could never find because the guys in the test were always riding it... Even though it was the slowest and least powerful of the group.

Says alot to me. /images/icons/smile.gif

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Yup like the fake 954 that they put up a while back. no way!

 
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