copied this from Labusa.org's zx-12 site
By Ricky Gadson himself. . .
During a top secret test in Phoenix Arizona, with whether conditions, a beautiful 80 degrees with an adjusted altitude of 1800 ft.........a 2006 Hayabusa and a 2006 Kawasaki ZX14 were run head to head, both with 800 miles on them, both with stock gearing,stock pipes, stock height, stock tires(same air pressure),stock settings on chassis,same gas out of same jug(pump), and same rider(me)
alternating between both bikes after 4 runs a piece.
After 4 runs on the Hayabusa, a baseline ET of [email protected]
141.55 (STOCK HEIGHT)
4 runs on the ZX14 netted a baseline of 9.77 at 145.89
after 6 sets of 4 runs a piece ,the best numbers looked like this
Hayabusa - ZX
1.66 - 1.66
4.31 - 4.34
6.34 - 6.27
114.44 mph 117.10 mph
- [email protected]
Without being biased, if anyone ever gets a chance to ride the 2 bikes, one behind the other, you too will be amazed at how much of a difference you feel in acceleration.
The 06 Busa is still a respectable and capable motorcycle!