The Honda CBR-150R, The City Racer


The Honda CBR-150R, looks like this could very well be one of our best ride ever. The Honda CBR-150R, one of the most loved full body motorcycles in Thailand. The CBR-150R is a motorcycle which was introduced back in 1999, and even today the almost 10 year old single cylinder, DOHC 4-valve150cc liquid cooled engine is very capable.

The Honda CBR-150R is the ideal tool to ride in the busy downtown Bangkok traffic. The suspension set-up is so well sorted out that you don't feel a thing on bumpy corners nor mid corner bumps threaten to unsettle your chosen line, enabling the rider to hardness the CBR-150R's complete potential without falling prey to cardiac arrest or vital organ dysfunction.

The Honda CBR-150R isn't designed to be a scaled down supersport bike but is targeted at being a complete bike with great performance, rideability and mega fun factor.
The designers have my respect for getting all these quality components to function in perfect harmony, and outstanding performance is the welcome outcome.

The engine is mated to a six-speed transmission with overdrive in fifth and sixth. Rations are well sorted and holding on to a gear is a breeze while exiting corners. Shifts are creamy, smooth and quick. No grouses with downshifts either, with no back torque to play spoilsport.

The fairing is styled along the Honda CBR line and sports the same beaky nose and nicely segmented side unit. The livery and indicators are well designed and complement the overall styling. Wide. Folding mirrors offer a brilliant view of what's behind.

With the CBR-150R Honda offers the perfect balance between cost, rideablilaty and performance. The Honda CBR-150R costs 63,000 Baht (what is about US$ 1,968.00)

Look here for the all-new 2011 Honda CBR150R Review. Tag: Honda CBR150R 150cc Sportbike DOHC Single-Cylinder Liquid-Cooled Performance
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