Originally Posted by ttpete
Hmm. My Ducati weighs 400 and makes 150+ hp. And it's also street legal. And it's probably cheaper..........
I basically built them, so when it came time to make room in the shop, I got them for nothing
With the gearing in the FSAE cars and some good slicks, they'll outperform a bike with the same engine in acceleration and braking due to the low CG, and once the tires are hot, they'll hold up to 1.5G in the corners.
Take your Ducati to an autocross event and you'll be lugging around in first in the tight stuff.
Now that's only up to maybe 100mph, when you start running out of gear, so it's best to stick to the twisties.
I'll have mine geared up a bit more for a better highway RPM...