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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-28-2009, 10:59 AM Thread Starter
 
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Newbie from south carolina looking to get some advice on buying my first sports bike. I'm a motocross man, myself but am looking to get a sports bike pretty soon. Thanks for your advice.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-29-2009, 05:47 PM
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Hi! Welcome aboard!

For a starter bike, I always like recommending the 500cc or "older" 600cc bikes - aka not the newer year supersports. I'm guessing that given your motocross experience, you probably have a solid handle of controls, balance, etc. From there, it really all comes down to what you're comfortable on!
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There are some good stickie threads in the New Riders forums, so check those out. They should address the right bike question, largely, and you can follow up by checking out the numerous threads in New Riders where that very question is entertained regularly.

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