Originally Posted by Skowinski
04 Hayabusa here, and as BrookTrout indicated in his well constructed expose, it's crap. So stable and planted feeling that at 120 mph you could almost fall asleep. I want to feel like I'm going fast when I'm winding it up like that, not loafing along, barely into the throttle. Boring bike.
(mine has ranged between about 45 mpg and 55 mpg in all kinds of conditions, bone stock bike)
Had an 05 ZZR1200 that felt just like that at speed, but upper 30's was the best I got in MPG. Below 100 mph, the bike was a bore, and needed speed to feel right. tp