Shaping up to Be a Very Good Year...

John P Burns
by John P Burns
If you like sportybikes, that is. Honda will introduce several new models at its dealer show in Chicago a couple of weeks hence; notably absent from its 2003 early-release Redbook are all three CBRs: 600F4i, 954RR and1100XX. One of MO's deep-cover informants recently saw...

what he's quite certain was a CBR600 being photographed in an LA studio--sporting an underseat exhaust a'la 916. Meanwhile, spy shots of the new ZX-6 Kawasakihave already sprouted in various web sites--looking very pointed and reportedly fuel-injected. Having sprung an all-new R1 for 2002, it's also very probably time for Yamaha to overhaul its beasty little YZF-R6. We'llhave the full run-down, with photography, about mid-September--if Whitey doesn't shut MO down before then....
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