Equating price, power and insurance group it's very hard to beat, must be best all rounder under £5000. Very comfy riding position, just as happy in town as it is ripping up the open road. 70ft/lbs of torque, pulls from 1500rpm in fifth, 40 to 150mph without changing gear! Racing can essential to liberate all those extra ponies, saves 2-3kg also. GSX-R engine indestructable, runs forever. Only problems are underdamped front forks and softish rear shock, but then again it is a musclebike.