Peter J Salzano: Popular Sports Bikes in 2021

The sports bikes are popular among the youth all across the world, which is why each year we see the manufacturers coming up with new features and bikes to keep up with the expectations, says Peter J Salzano a bike lover and a blogger.

Sports bikes are generally addressed as race-ready monsters, with means for commute and travel. But as per Peter what attracts us more towards the sports bikes is their looks, advanced features, comfort, and of course the passion to ride a sportbike.

Peter Salzano - Popular Sports Bikes

Each year there are some new sports bikes that are introduced in the market by the manufacturers that are better and advanced versions of the already existing ones. Similarly, each year based on the popularity of these bikes, features, sales and the reviews from experts and riders, these bikes are categorised under different categories.

In this article today, we are sharing one such category, “The Most Popular Sports Bikes in 2021” that will help you to decide and compare while planning to buy a sports bike this year. Let’s go through the list shared by Peter J Salzano, based on his expert advice and reviews from bike riders:

Ducati V4S

Peter Salzano - Bikes - Ducati V4S

Ducati V4S is one of the most popular bikes nowadays that comes with Carbon wheels, Brembo Stylema R Calipers and a dry racing clutch. The bike has already set high bars on looks, power, weight, and features for all the other competitor bikes in the market.

Some deciding features are shared below:

  • Power to Weight: 1.082 bhp/kg
  • Wet Weight: 195kg/430 pounds
  • Engine: V4
  • Economy: 35 mpg/ 8.1 L/100km
  • Capacity: 1,103 cc
  • Top Speed: 200 mph/ 322km/h
  • Power: 211 bhp/ 157 kW

BMW S1000RR

Peter Salzano - Bikes - BMW S1000RR

BMW S1000RR is not among the new launches but is definitely on the list of popular sports bikes in 2021. The latest launch in 2020 by BMW has a fast range of bikes from different ranges and looks.

Some deciding features of BMW S1000RR are shared below:

  • Power to Weight: 1.036 bhp/kg
  • Wet Weight: 197 kg/ 434 pounds
  • Engine: Inline Four VVT
  • Economy: 40 mpg/ 7.1 L/100km
  • Capacity: 999 cc
  • Top Speed: 185 mph/ 298 km/h
  • Power: 204 bhp/ 152 kW

Yamaha YZF- R1

Peter Salzano - Bikes - Yamaha YZF- R1

Yamaha in 2020 has upgraded chassis, fueling tweaks, new side fairings, a sharper front end, a smoother tank, 5% improvement in aerodynamics, system and a fancy colour TFT dash.

There are many other improvements that include a more rigid airbox design, updated launch control, a new lighter throttle sensor, updated tyres, better brake pads, and a new tail light design.

Some deciding features are shared below:

  • Power to Weight: 0.990 bhp/kg
  • Wet Weight: 199kg/ 239 pounds
  • Engine: Inline Four
  • Economy: 35 mpg/ 8.1 L/100km
  • Capacity: 998 cc
  • Top Speed: 185 mph/ 298 km/h
  • Power: 197 bhp/ 147 kW

Honda Fireblade

Peter Salzano - Bikes - Honda Fireblade

The Honda Fireblade is a new release of 2020 which comes with a more compact and powerful engine, winglets integrated into the new bodywork, larger front discs, and a fancy new TFT dash.

Some deciding features are shared below:

  • Power to Weight: 1.070bhp/kg
  • Wet Weight: 201 kg/ 443 pounds
  • Engine: Inline Four
  • Economy: 45 mpg/ 6.3 L/ 100km
  • Capacity: 1,000 cc
  • Top Speed: 185 mph/ 298 km/h
  • Power: 215 bhp/ 160 kW

Kawasaki Ninja H2

Peter Salzano - Bikes - Kawasaki Ninja H2

It’s a popular sports bike that comes with attractive features like the up/ down quick-shifter, cornering ABS, Ohlins TTX36 shock, self-healing paint and Brembo Stylema brakes. Because of its advanced features available now, the Kawasaki Ninja H2 has gained popularity and stands along with the top bikes that are mostly recommended by experts.

Some deciding features are shared below:

  • Power to Weight: 0.828 bhp/kg
  • Wet Weight: 238 kg/ 525 pounds
  • Engine: Online Four
  • Economy: 30 mpg/ 9.4 L/ 100 km
  • Capacity: 998 cc
  • Top Speed: 185 mph/ 298 km/h
  • Power: 197 bhp/ 147 kW

These are some popular sports bikes for 2021, the list is not complete yet as the year has just started. One thing that you must keep in mind while you plan to purchase a sportbike, always compare and test drive before you make any final decision, is what Peter J Salzano suggests to all those planning to buy a bike.

Comparing price is not enough, model, features and when was the bike launched, or is the company launching any new model, are facts that you must consider.

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