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Old 07-01-2012, 04:40 AM
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Originally Posted by blchandl2 View Post
As a certified Motorcycle Safety Instructor, I agree with the 650CC rule of thumb with one exception. A 600CC sport bike does not make a good first bike. They have 100+ HP with peaky power curves and are very light. The SV650 makes a great first bike but stay away from the in-line 4's in the sport bike category for your first ride.
+1. I should have been clear on that point.

I've always imagined how the conversation goes between noob and parent..."but mom, it's got a smaller motor than a Harley, so it's safer"...
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