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Old 11-27-2012, 05:57 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:10 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I don't think you'll see a torque curve as flat as the Speed Triple's throughout the rev range on another bike. It's a thing of beauty and what gives the S3 it's excellent flexibility in the twisties.

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Old 11-27-2012, 06:28 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Suzuki B-King.
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:38 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:15 PM   #15 (permalink)
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What makes the Tuono so nice is the torque/hp from 9500rpm, where the S3 quits, to 12000 or so.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:12 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Never rode a Speed, but Triumphs do seem to have the flattest torque curves out there. A bud who's 60 years old and has owned dozens of bikes has ridden both my Rocket and my Sprint, he swears they must be electric motors, he said he never felt anything that pulled from the bottom all the way up like that.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:26 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:35 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bevivino1 View Post
Suzuki B-King.
I don't have a S3 but my 1050 Sprint GT is no match fo my wifes B-King. It just rocks!
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:42 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Having owned them both back to back, the B-king is definitely a contender for it, and it has the high-end punch too.

But keep in mind I sold that (well, traded with my Dad, actually) to get my 2nd speedy - so I'd still have to vote speedy!
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:16 AM   #20 (permalink)
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My SF pulls more then the S3, but th s3 is smoother and more linear
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