By John Burns
Buell S2 Thunderbolt vs. Honda CBR1000R vs. Kawasaki ZX-11 vs. Suzuki GSX-R1100 vs. Triumph Daytona 1200 vs. Yamaha FZR1000
What do you choose to ride if you need to be in Denver tomorrow?
If you need a bike that will travel highway miles, but still leave a smile on your face in the twisties, and leave everyone else in the weeds? The choice may be far more difficult than you’d think. We gathered together the top open class sport bikes for a hunt through the canyons and freeways. Our quarry? That elusive best bike.This time, the answer may surprise you. So we’re going to leave it ’till the end, just to keep you on your toes.
Sixth Place: Buell S2 Thunderbolt
What on earth is that doing here? Some testers questioned the Buell’s inclusion in the test. After all, every other motorcycle here has four cylinders and a whole lot more power. So, right there you have the primary reason for the Buell being at the bottom of the heap. But we felt that the …read more
Source:: Church of MO: Open Warfare 1996