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Honda Japan shows incredible carbon CB1000R

Gorgeous carbon custom CB1000R on Honda stand at Tokyo show

Tucked away at the edge of Honda’s stand was this super-stealth carbon CB1000R, built by Japanese composite-wizards, Magical Racing. The wheels are full-carbon lightweight chappies, including the sweet single-sided rear rim, with a BST carbon thin-spoked front hoop.

The bodywork is liberally replaced with the black stuff too with CF fender/hugger, rad guards, airbox plates and chainguard – and there’s even a set of carbon handlebars…

The exhaust is a Spec-A system from pipemeisters Yamamoto Racing, with a sweet golden-anodised silencer. And if we were lucky enough to be riding a CB1000R this season, we think we'd be steering our Googlebrowsers over to said firms and saving our pennies for some of this utterly audacious bolt-on sauce...

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