Bullet Posted August 5, 2010 Report Share Posted August 5, 2010 Hi Guys, This thread actually has some real genuine interest personally for me, as I'm going through this very debate myself right now, so I thought why not start a thread on here, and see what everyone would do, and why. So, my quandry is this. I've got a few bikes, but I'm going to buy myself a new bike over the winter (not neccesarily brand new), to become my new trackbike/potential endurance race bike. Now, there are a few things it needs to do, it must: - Fast and very capable of 175bhp at rear wheel It must provide a challenge to ride (or be capable of be entertaining or make me get off and go, ######, that was fun) either be fully kitted already or be upgradeable Be able to compete in endurance racing So, I've looked around, and I've few options on my list right now, BMW S1000RR Jap Litre bike (most probably fireblade), superstock racer Ducati 1098R Now my thinking behind each is. BM fastest thing going by a mile, winning everything in superstock and it looks nice. I've not ridden one though, and I do fear I won't like all the electronic interference (I hear that for example even in slick mode, it doesn't give you full power till 3-4 seconds after you open the throttle tube). Fireblade, well, it's a great superstock bike, and it's fast, reliable and parts are pretty available. I like the look of it as well to be honest. Now, I'm a massive Twin fan, I love the things, and this is clearly the daddy of all twins, however, I know there much more expensive than the Japs, but it's a Ducati. :-) So, you can probably guess I've got a reasonable budget for my next bike, so the question is, what would you buy, and why? Bullet p.s. it needn't be any of these by the way, let you imagination run wild. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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