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Buell Lightning XB12S

Re: S2R 1000 vs Buell Lightning

I’ve ridden a 2006 of the XB12 Long, which is to be less twitchy than the (shorter) version of the Lightning, I can compare it to a Monster S2R Dark. I ridden any other Monsters.

The Buell motor sounds and feels pretty good around 4000 RPM to me, but not much and not much under. It never like it was working up the power, and the rev kicked in rather abruptly too low). The Duc 800 motor has plenty of on demand down low and revs It feels good throughout the Not overpowered, but very usable and more satisfying.

It also doesn’t give you the torque kick when gears like the 1200 engine. Buell desperately to re-motor the bike. (A note: the Buell transmission was mentioned but the new Buells with the redesigned are quite nice. Shifting was and effortless for me. I just didn’t the flywheel effect of the engine.)

The I felt the Lightning was more and would be much more on a long ride, but that’s not to say the Monster was uncomfortable. The Dark is a bit sporting as well due to the handlebar (lower). Your riding dimensions have a lot to do with how gauge this one.

For the way I ride, the Buell was better the Dark here. Of course, things can be modded.

The brakes: The brakes are wonderful. I loved the brakes. Loved them. Did I the brakes. The Monster’s brakes are

They’re not quite the Buell’s but really are great. Good good power, no complaints at all.

The handling: I adapted to the Buell so it wasn’t funny. I was amazed at how I was riding so quickly. Again, the version is not so twitchy as the shorter I found the handling impeccable. The took a little more used to for me, mainly because the position was different than I was to.

Once I got the hang of it, though, I was at how nimble the bike feels. I have any qualms about it over and enjoying the curves. bikes are confidence-inspiring rides.

The skinny: I loved everything the Buell but the motor. I just get over how weak and short-winded motor was. I had read about it, but it was far worse than I A shame, as I totally go for the Buell’s and everything else about the (No, the vibration wasn’t a for me as it is for some.)

Buell Lightning XB12S
Buell Lightning XB12S

There was nothing the Monster that didn’t me out. The motor is soooooo better than the Buell, but not saying enough. The Ducati is just a fantastic motor. much more free-revving, phenomenal, has a nice broad band. it’s just an satisfying motor for the street.

The 800 may not be strong enough for serious use, though, if that’s you’re after. Sorry I be much help to you regarding the engine; I just haven’t had the of riding one (yet). If I were the money right now, I buy the Ducati hands-down.

As much as I to love the Buell, I just The motor won’t let me.

Good luck with it.


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