Closer To Cycle Heaven

Maintaining a sporting edge while improving its ergonomics, the high-tech HONDA CBR900RR motorcycle was redesigned in 1996. Along with a new frame, handlebars were raised slightly, foot pegs lowered, engine power increased, and the gas tank given a narrower contour so the rider fits in better. The greater comfort is especially noticeable on long, twisty roads. Price: $9,799.

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