Insurance will be high for you because of your age. I had a 700cc bike when I was 21 and it was high (clean driving record). When you get old like me, 30, insurance gets cheap. I pay $225 a year for my 2001 CBR929.
aw man.. i just had to register with this forum when i saw this post. i just turned 18 with no driving violations and im only paying $197 a year for minimum coverage with progressive. im on the insurrance alone and i have a ninja 500. not bad, eh.