it chaps your ass people ask this stuff doesn't it :lmaoreally?? Im going to wager 90% of the riders on this forum wouldnt know where peak torque is made.
Besides... are you going to take what some "motojournalist"s metric is printed vs trying to be as good or better than them?
I know my stock 2014 R6 went 0 to 107mph in 6.8 seconds with me at the controls. Im 215 in leathers.
Did it a handful of times too. No garbage launch or traction control needed either.
the car magazine stuff... yeah. Its an irrelevant metric for motorbikes. And the funny thing is... 100% of ALL riders can do just as well as most motorjournalists when it comes to dragstrip or acceleration figures.it chaps your ass people ask this stuff doesn't it :lmao
The fact that they're not trying to find out how quickly they can get to 60ft, 1/8 mile or 1/4 mile says they're not racing. In fact, the question doesn't mention or imply a finish line.
So why do people always refer to that? Have you ever heard the phrase, "it's all relative"? If your car hits it in ~7 and your motorcycle does it in ~3... that's something anyone can relate to. It's not going to tell folks whether it will an 1/8, or 1/4 any more than a 1/8 or 1/4 will tell folks whether it will win a road coarse. Again, the question neither mentions or implies a finish line. It's a question of butt dyno a.k.a. joy, kicks, fun factor, etcetera. Hitting 60 vs doing 1/8 on the street, is a drastic contrast.