BRAK­ING (100MPH-40MPH)

Performance Bikes (UK) - - THE RUTTER TEST -

Speed RS: 3.43s/101.15m Speed S: 3.53s/108.72m

The Speed RS is su­perb on the brakes. Any­thing around 100 me­tres to pull up form 100mph to 40mph is very re­spectable. A closer look at the brak­ing trace re­veals that dur­ing the ini­tial part, the S is ac­tu­ally stronger than the RS. Then it seems the ABS on the S cuts in sooner than the RS. Still, 108 me­tres isn’t shabby; it’s still less dis­tance than a Honda Fire­blade SP and Yamaha R1 took...

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