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What bike should I get?

Alright so, Im probably not going to be able to get a bike for another year or so. That being said, what should I get?

Im 6 5 , weigh 260. I want a sports/superbike. Those two things do not mix. Help me... lol

This is my first bike, so yes Im a rookie. Most people recommend say a 250 for beginners, but Im a pretty large person so idk if that s really the best idea.

Also, I have a decent amount of driving experience. My first car was a manual, and my current car is an e46 BMW m3. I do take it to the track. Im not calling myself Mario andretti here, but I do feel like I have more driving experience than most people when it comes to fast cars.

Also, Im a very cautious person. I would be the last one to try and pop a wheelie the first week of having my bike, trust me. Id take things slow, respect the bike, everything.

Now, what should I get? I love the Yamaha r6, especially the brand new ones (2015). But, they have a 600cc engine, and are pretty fast. Also, Im guessing I won t fit too well on it.

Any suggestions? I don t want to settle for a bike that I don t love. What do I do?

Thanks ahead of time
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Alright so, I'm probably not going to be able to get a bike for another year or so.
That being said, what should I get?

I'm 6 5 , weigh 260.
I want a sports/superbike.
Those two things do not mix.
Help me... lol

This is my first bike, so yes I'm a rookie.
Most people recommend say a 250 for beginners,
but I'm a pretty large person so idk if that's really the best idea.

Also, I have a decent amount of driving experience.
My first car was a manual, and my current car is an e46 BMW m3.
I do take it to the track.
I'm not calling myself Mario Andretti here,
but I do feel like I have more driving experience
than most people when it comes to fast cars.

Also, I'm a very cautious person.
I would be the last one to try and pop a wheelie
the first week of having my bike, trust me.
I'd take things slow, respect the bike, everything.

Now, what should I get?
I love the Yamaha R6, especially the brand new ones (2015).
But, they have a 600cc engine, and are pretty fast.
Also, I'm guessing I won t fit too well on it.

Any suggestions?
I don t want to settle for a bike that I don t love.
What do I do?

Thanks ahead of time
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I'll tell you what NOT to get....a 1000cc or bike!
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I'll tell you what NOT to get....a 1000cc or bike!


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