Originally Posted by CamelBiscuit
The S 1000 RR is a great bike but you can get the same out of a cheaper Honda Suzuki Kawasaki Yamaha bike. Most people will never use a bike to it's ability anyway. You gotta get what you want though regardless. Hell I'm even thinking of getting an 1199 and I am nowhere near being fast anymore.
Yes you can get speed out of any superbike out there but they all differ in riding experiences. I rode the 1199S for about 20 min few days ago, S1 is just biblical in comparison. Its so much easier and more comfortable to ride that its not even funny.