I'm with Rossi on this one. If Honda won't send a 1KR our way, screw em. They're not the only game in town. Yamaha makes a fine product, as does Aprillia. Everyone knows exactly how many of everything gets sold everywhere. Money talks. The hottest thing in motorcycling right now is the "Adventure Bike". Riders are supposidly moving away from Sport bikes. I would think the Naked class would benifit as well because they're are a lot of people tired of the crotch rocket, but not ready for a BMW boxer moto thing.
They'll wake up sooner or later. If you have to have a new Honda, the 600RR is just fine, especially after a set of HeliBars.