Originally Posted by .b0link
IMO they are already fun enough, plus I will consider moving up to 1ks whenever I feel that I am using all the performance available on a 600. Which will be never. It makes you a truly better rider. All the extra power can be a handicap for some people that makes up for their inability to turn fast.
Nothing more rewarding to me than getting passed by a 1k on the straight away at Jerez, and then passing them on the outside of the first corner to never see them again for that session.
Our newest local track has the lap record set by an R6, not a liter bike. Sure, on the long straight the 600's get killed, but through the 16 turns, the smaller bikes are just more nimble and able to change direction faster.
If it was all about straight line speed, then the 'Busa or ZX14 would be the kings, but 600's offer a great balance between speed and handling. But still, I'm not trading my 1099cc beast for a something smaller.