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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-26-2002, 10:39 AM Thread Starter
 
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Sup people...
Im knew to da bike world..just got license in fact..lookin for a bike..anyone got any suggestions
thinkin bout spoiling myself wita gsxr6.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-26-2002, 12:56 PM
 
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In all honesty any of the latest 600cc & up sportbikes are simply to powerful & hot for a newbie to handle safetly. With all the COSTLY plastic on them the bike is bound to throw most new riders on their ear & replacements of plastic & other parts are ghastly.
Better to aim for a 500cc in a twin with better low rpm torque (compared to the peaky engines of the 600 or higher) & with no plastics, the accidently accidents at almost nil speeds with be no shattering of plastic & limited damage costs.
Best to put one season on such a bike as mentioned rather then buy a hot trotting bike & spend part of the season, getting in the parts & repairing the bike, not to mention what injuries you might have picked up from the pavement & time in healing as broken bones, toren tendions, muscles & deep skin abrasions tend to take a while in healing.
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