On a budget, look at CBR-1000f. Stay from '90 to '96. Prior years were called "Hurricanes" and were still bias ply tires. Ergo's are nice, long wheelbase, "bench seat", stable handling for the "tank" that they are (608# wet), and plenty of "go"! This bike was replaced in '97 by the "XX" Blackbird. I've had a '90 for almost three years now and absolutely love it! I have put 48,000 miles on it (it had less than 1K) and outside of good maintenance, have had minimal trouble with it. Be aware that in '93 they went to "linked" brakes which is the only major mechanical difference over those years. Another one in that category would be the ZX-11, but in more extreme situations, the handling is not nearly as good. JMO, good luck!
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