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Old 08-31-2011, 02:02 PM   #1
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Hello Motohouston!

I am interested to buying a bike...since i work way too far and gas on my truck is killing me.

Any suggestions for a starter bike? And also where to buy?
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Old 08-31-2011, 02:08 PM   #2
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Old 08-31-2011, 02:12 PM   #3
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Old 08-31-2011, 02:13 PM   #4
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Old 08-31-2011, 02:16 PM   #5
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It has alot to do with a starter bike it's all on riders preference
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Old 08-31-2011, 02:40 PM   #6
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Look on CL and our "for sale" section.

Might want to look at comfort vs sport for your long commute.

Do a search on first bikes....tons of info posted already...
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Old 08-31-2011, 03:28 PM   #7
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for daily riding get a 250 or scooter if you want gas savings. my cbr600rr gets ~30mpg on premium, my ninja 250 gets ~50mpg on regular. cbr sucks in traffic more than the 250, because the substantialy more powerful motor makes a bunch of heat which cooks my legs.
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