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Blades of Fire! 1993 Honda CBR 900 RR Fireblade

For Sale: 1993 Honda CBR 900 RR Fireblade
link: http://bit.ly/OrM3Eq

This fantastic survivor - MK I of a game-changine model line - shows only 8,100 miles since new. A timely find given our friends over at Sport Rider magazine just covered the exploits of Honda engineer, team leader and father of the CBR900RR (known as the Fireblade in every other market *except* the US), Tadao Baba. This bike revolutionized the approach to big-bore motorcycles, much like the original Kawasaki Ninja 900 did a decade before.

Originally conceived as a 750 - before being punched up to a 900 - the CBR900RR redefined size and weight. Tipping the scales on par with a contemporary 600 class machine, the Fireblade was a manic exercise of minimalization, centralization and diet. What rolled out of the Honda shops was a razor-sharp monster, and still very relevant today. We don't see many RR bikes in this condition on RSBFS, and you can view Claudio's post on a Swiss-based 'Blade here.

From the seller:
SUPER MINT CBR 900RR OWNED SINCE 1995 8K ORIGINAL MILES NEVER DROPPED . THIS BIKE HAS ALL PERIOD CORRECT ACCESORIES ON IT . THIS IS PROBABLY THE LAST NICEST CBR 900RR LEFT . THIS WILL BE THE MOST COLLECTIBLE HONDA EVER. THIS REALLY WAS THE 1ST REAL BIG BORE SPORT BIKE. IT WAS WAY AHEAD OF ITS TIME. I'M SURE YOU KNOW IF YOU ARE READING THIS . PICS SPEAKS FOR THE BIKE . I HAVE JUST RIDEN BIKE LAST WEEK . IT RUNS PERFECT .

This bike is about as clean as you can hope to find a 1st generation model. Thre are some slight mods to it, but nothing to pull away from the value. Mileage is low, and the pictures seem to show that this ride has lived a pretty pampered life. That makes this iconic superbike a rare and worthy find.

This auction is going on right now, and the bidding has been pretty steady. There is still a lot to play for here, with the current bid at $4,950. There is no reserve at this time, meaning that this fantastic piece of Honda history is going to a lucky new owner at the end of the auction. For your chance to own one of the fastest, sharpest and most desirable Honda four stroke this side of the RC line, click the link and jump over to the auction. Good luck!

MI

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