READER’S RIDE – cbr600rr: street ‘n’ circuit slayer

Chris West thinks the world of his Honda CBR600RR, so much so that he would choose it over a new one any day. He tells us why.

Chris and his soul mate.

I have had this bike for a few years now and I really do like it. Although I rode bikes quite a bit when I was younger, when I had kids and stuff my riding took a bit of a back seat for a few years, but now I’m back into it I’m absolutely loving life.

Because I’d had a few years out, I didn’t want to go for something ballistically fast, like a modern ‘thou’, but at the same time I did want a ‘proper’ bike, so I thought the CBR600RR was the perfect thing.


I’d ridden this model RR before and really liked it, but before I bought this bike, I actually bought a brand new one from Honda. I enjoyed the new bike, but it didn’t feel that comfortable. There was something about it that wasn’t as nice as the old one.

Read more about Chris’ CBR600RR journey in the April issue of Fast Bikes, in the shops NOW!

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