This innovative design hooks up tight to get all the CB1000R’s power to the ground, yet still offers a light pull at the clutch lever. Plus, the slipper design helps mitigate wheel hop during aggressive downshifts and deceleration.
HUGE REAR TIRE
In order to get all that engine power to the road, the CB1000R comes with a 190/55 ZR17 rear tire.
Dual radial-mount four-piston front calipers bite 310mm floating rotors while the twin-piston rear caliper squeezes a 256mm rear rotor. Plus, front and rear ABS is standard.
The CB1000R features a unique, single-sided swingarm. It’s part of the bike’s excellent handling character but also contributes a great deal to the way this machine looks.
We fit the 2019 CB1000R’s close-ratio six-speed transmission with gearing designed to emphasize the bike’s awesome acceleration. Crack the throttle and you’ll feel it instantly.