What began as a simple turbo installation in our Honda CBR900RR mushrooms into a full-blown project bike
By Kent Kunitsugu
Photography: James Brown , Kevin Wing
It started off innocently enough.
We've ridden countless turbo-equipped sportbikes, and marveled at their unbelievable acceleration and horsepower, coupled with personalities as docile as pussycats when not on the boost. But these were motorcycles fully prepped by the creators of said turbo kits, which meant any teething problems and installation hassles were taken care of long before we were allowed to throw a leg over the finished product. After all, nobody wants to put his worst foot forward.