I traded in my 2005 zx6r for the sprint because my wife did'nt like riding pillion on the ninja, I'm so glad I did. The engine is fantastic, with loads of easy power anywhere in the rev range making it really easy to ride fast and letting you concentrate on your lines rather than paying attention to the revs. Handling is really good too, the bike turns in a little slower than the ninja but it can still be flicked from turn to turn with ease. The suspension gives plenty of feedback and is just right for the road. The brakes are good but don't have as much initial bite as the zx, they stop you fast though. The finish is also good, something I was a bit worried about! To top it off the bike looks great, sounds even better and now even the wife is happy! Strengths: Engine (with a great growl), comfort and the fact that a pillion does not effect the handling at all. Weaknesses: No hugger as standard. Thats it.