Honda 929 Vs. Yamaha R1 First Look

Calvin Kim
by Calvin Kim
We've got all the contenders for this year's open-bike shootout on hand now. Suzuki's GSX-R750, Yamaha's YZF-R1, Honda's CBR-929RR and Kawasaki's ZX-9R have all graced our dyno and things are heating up for our showdown set to take place within two weeks.

How do the two final contenders stack up?

We've already posted dyno runs of the ZX-9R and GSX-R750, so here we are presenting you with the Mpegs of the dyno runs of both the YZF-R1 and CBR-929RR on our Dynojet Model 250 dyno, and the resulting dyno charts.

Who's the Horsepower King? Who's got what it takes on the track? Which bike is best on the street? Let the open-class games begin!

Click on the photo for an Mpeg of the CBR-929RR's dyno run.
Max HP: 126.5 hp @ 11,050 rpm
Max Torque: 65.6 lb/ft @ 7,800 rpm
Click on the photo for an Mpeg of the YZF-R1's dyno run.
Max HP: 134.5 hp @ 10,450 rpm
Max Torque: 74.5 lb/ft @ 8,850 rpm
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