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Old 03-12-2013, 12:51 AM   #1
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New to sport bikes

Hey guys, I am new going to pick up an 07 cbr 600rr, ninja, or a r6... something small and not to powerful I can drive to work and school a few days a week.

I've been riding dirt bikes all my life, so I know how to ride on two wheels but I'm a bit nervous. I am taking the safety course to get my license.
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Old 03-12-2013, 12:55 AM   #2
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:01 AM   #3
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:03 AM   #4
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Welcome and remember its not a dirtbike. Nothing small and unpowerful about an 07+ sportbike 100+hp
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:31 AM   #5
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Welcome and remember its not a dirtbike. Nothing small and unpowerful about an 07+ sportbike 100+hp
True story. I went from a ninja 250 to an 05 GSXR 600 and I was deathly scared of the power in the upper RPM range for a long time. Now meh just another day at the office. But do be careful cause that power will come on quick and overwhelm you.
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:42 AM   #6
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Old 03-12-2013, 05:32 AM   #7
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600 is not small.. but great for a 2 wheels potatoe digger
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Old 03-12-2013, 06:53 AM   #8
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Hey guys, I am new going to pick up an 07 cbr 600rr, ninja, or a r6... something small and not to powerful

I'm a bit nervous. I am taking the safety course to get my license.
These bikes run the 1/4mile in the 10's and top out over 160 so they are powerful

You are off to a good start taking the course just remember it's real easy to over ride your brakes so give yourself plenty of room for stopping till you get used to it

You'll love it
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:04 AM   #9
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Welcome to MH.. If you are looking to commute on a sport bike, look at some sport touring bikes... Powerful but comfortable to commute..
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