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Old 07-26-2009, 08:50 PM
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Originally Posted by ryans e39 View Post
the thing about 250s is that unless you're under 150lbs you'll get tired of it very quickly. I say that because of this: Even if you never plan on exceeding 100mph, the time it takes to get up to speed is pretty long if you don't redline it in every gear. I found driving my friends 08 ninja 250 to be very scary for that reason. Interstate driving often requires a lot of lane switching/slowing/speeding up, and if you're bike doesn't have the power to get you moving you'll be in trouble sooner or later. A lot of my friends started on 250s and intended to keep them for a long time, but ditched them in under 1 year. I started on a cbr 600 f2 and rode that for two years, great bike. If you respect the bike you can start on just about anything.
+1. 250s can be scary on the freeway... you get blown around bigtime.
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