So Adie, a Street and a Speed, and a Trident? Some garage there
Whenever I’ve considered a Street, twice now including the current one, the eye has been diverted too often towards a comparable Speed, so 2011 onwards. They look so good, close to a Street, same manufacturer, but somehow, a completely different look
They look a bit taller, fine by me, bulkier/heavier, not so, about the same price bracket, more torque, more . . . more ooooommmmppphhh, and the trump card, that single-sided rear swinging arm, sooooooo sexy. If my Street had that, I’d marry her and devote the rest of my existence to her continued happiness (Anyone ever put a single-sided on a Street?)
However, it’s the additional weight and bulk that’s always put me off, and how this affects general handling, and the ability to chuck it around willy-nilly, like you undoubtedly can with the Street. Did I want more oommpphh with what I perceive to be slightly inferior overall handling (Speed), or slightly less oommpphh but with top handling (Street)? For me, the Street won twice for the kind of roads I ride on, and riding I do
So if you do have both (Or anyone else), how do they compare, ignoring the website we’re all on? Love me Street, but still hanker for a fully-loaded Speed before the knees are not capable of holding one up, or a lime green Kwacker, never had one of them, or . . . . . .