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Old 05-31-2011, 11:41 PM   #21
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You can't go wrong with a SV650 or FZ6. Plenty of power and good handling, not to mention more comfortable than a super sport.
So Yamaha is your suggested preference. Thnx
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Old 05-31-2011, 11:42 PM   #22
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My liter bike handles and feels like a 600! It depends on how comfortable you are with your own limits!
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Old 05-31-2011, 11:49 PM   #25
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Well thanks 91Stunna! So really though, I do understand where you are coming from with the 250 or 500. I honestly been trying to research the Hyosung 250gt, what do you think about that? Logically I was feeling thatm maybe a bigger bike, more weight, of course power. As long as you are responsible in the wrist, whats da matta with that?
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Well thanks 91Stunna! So really though, I do understand where you are coming from with the 250 or 500. I honestly been trying to research the Hyosung 250gt, what do you think about that? Logically I was feeling thatm maybe a bigger bike, more weight, of course power. As long as you are responsible in the wrist, whats da matta with that?
The Hyosung is a Vtwin which for anything other Freeway riding it should be better/nicer to ride than the ninja. The ninja requires LOTS of high revs to get it going. Also depends on how big your are, im 5'10" and 160 and even i look a bit silly on the little 250. I would of gotten the 500 if i could do it again. They are stupid cheap too.
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NOOOOO hyosung no no no no no no no. NO! I can't even describe what a bad idea that is. They have more depreciation when used than toilet paper, and the roll will outlast the bike.
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NOOOOO hyosung no no no no no no no. NO! I can't even describe what a bad idea that is. They have more depreciation when used than toilet paper, and the roll will outlast the bike.
LOL... Ok...I see... So what are you suggesting?
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The Hyosung is a Vtwin which for anything other Freeway riding it should be better/nicer to ride than the ninja. The ninja requires LOTS of high revs to get it going. Also depends on how big your are, im 5'10" and 160 and even i look a bit silly on the little 250. I would of gotten the 500 if i could do it again. They are stupid cheap too.
Well i am short and stocky 5'8 and 240... I don't want to be a short fat stubby person and looking like I am riding on scooter.
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Well i am short and stocky 5'8 and 240... I don't want to be a short fat stubby person and looking like I am riding on scooter.
Get something different, make your bike yours. Who cares what you ride as long as its dependabe, not going to kill you at the flip of a wrist and compfy. The older bikes were bulkier they had wider more comfortable seats and didn't make you feel like a bear on a unicycle. The CBR 929, 954, and the older 03ish GSXR 750s were all good bikes for your size and needs. They are #1 Fuel injected for dependability
#2 Not made for hollister poster boys
#3 have enough power spread out the RPMs you can street or race easily
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And a little hint about the Older GSXRs you can get a 600 and upgrade to a750motor or even a GSXR1000 motor for around 1500 down the road when you want a little more ummmpffhh IMO
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Well i am short and stocky 5'8 and 240... I don't want to be a short fat stubby person and looking like I am riding on scooter.
Well in that case you dont want a 250. a true super sport seems a bit much for entry level bike look into a CBR 600 F4i.
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I have a 929 I'd sell for 3500 it needs a little attention but she is a machine.
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Old 06-01-2011, 12:58 AM   #33
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Get something different, make your bike yours. Who cares what you ride as long as its dependabe, not going to kill you at the flip of a wrist and compfy. The older bikes were bulkier they had wider more comfortable seats and didn't make you feel like a bear on a unicycle. The CBR 929, 954, and the older 03ish GSXR 750s were all good bikes for your size and needs. They are #1 Fuel injected for dependability
#2 Not made for hollister poster boys
#3 have enough power spread out the RPMs you can street or race easily
#4 They will set you back anywhere from 3500-4500


And a little hint about the Older GSXRs you can get a 600 and upgrade to a750motor or even a GSXR1000 motor for around 1500 down the road when you want a little more ummmpffhh IMO


I seen folks do that to those GSXR, upgrade the engine on them. I thought that was cool as well. I also have interest in the CBR 929 as well. Like you said, who cares... Cause honestly once i get the bike, add here and there and all I am going to do is ride here and there, style and show..Not for lets race and all that .
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You are doomed from the start... If I learned anything by majoring in psychology, its that virtually every person out there thinks they are special and better than everyone else. Beginners do not start on liter bikes, not to mention a 1,400cc monster. Unless you have been riding for well over a year, then you have no business riding anything bigger than a 600. But wait, you're special, go buy the ZX14.
Beginners can't start on a liter? Well over a year? Where did you come up with this time frame? I think I know who is really special.
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Cool best fit...

My experience, and it is just two months: get a smaller bike, save your money, ride a lot, take your time, give it 9 months to a year, try a variety of bikes, then decide. That is my plan. I have a Kawa EX500: great starter bike. My dream bikes: Ducati Monster 696, maybe the Triumph Street Triple R, but earliest would be late this year, or next spring.

But, I may opt for a sport touring bike like the Honda V twin. I know I have more money than brains or experience at this point in life.
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Old 06-01-2011, 08:57 AM   #36
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I thought he rode before and was on a near liter bike, Where is everyone getting he's a beginner or did I misunderstand?

I haven't ridden in 4 years, but before that I rode for 20...

All I remember at my weight back then is " I wish I had a bigger bike!" dealing with group rides and going out just to meet up, I didn't want to be last man running.

Now I don't care who I ride with, I'm not getting left behind and the power is so much more enjoyable when you need it.
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NOOOOO hyosung no no no no no no no. NO! I can't even describe what a bad idea that is. They have more depreciation when used than toilet paper, and the roll will outlast the bike.
So.. how many Hyosungs have YOU owned anyhow?
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I seen folks do that to those GSXR, upgrade the engine on them. I thought that was cool as well. I also have interest in the CBR 929 as well. Like you said, who cares... Cause honestly once i get the bike, add here and there and all I am going to do is ride here and there, style and show..Not for lets race and all that .
Have you considered a VFR800? Comfortable, good power and handling, and you can ride all day if you feel like it...
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Have you considered a VFR800? Comfortable, good power and handling, and you can ride all day if you feel like it...


No I haven't considered that kind of back but I will research that. When I first learn on a 900RR fireblade, it was nothing else I wanted to look at and ride for show and tell...lol.. I mean whatever I can get around on to be honest, gas is crazy and its the prefect year with the sun out and girls in short skirts and barely wearing tops
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