So the squid in me took over this weekend. In my defence, my Gixxer riding buddy was really to blaim.
During a nice leisurely Satuday morning ride my friend decided to pull to a stop. I thought he had a problem, but the revving of his motor and gesturing down the road when I pulled up along side showed his true intentions. Why not??.... I'd been working on the fuel map and was curious how the old man Ninja would compare to the 750 super sport. In my mind, a close loss would have been acceptable. I got a good launch and despite several taps into the soft limiter stayed out in front through 150mph indicated when I let off. Yes...he was giving up 290cc's but my bike is no super sport. Pretty damn happy with the power delivery. Suck it Gixxer boy.
Full Discloser....I have a full Akapovic and Bazzaz with autotune. He was on an 07 Gixxer 750 that is bone stock motor/tune wise. ...still...like I said... not a bad result considerring the intented use of the Ninja 1000/ Z1000SX. Plus...during the ride...he's dancing on the gear box and I just leave it in 6th and roll. Gotta love the fat mid range torque!