I disagree with poster #2. Read this forum's stickies, they apply to the 99% and you're in that group. If you're concerned about your weight, stick with either a 500 (which hold value VERY well), an SV650, 650R, or Honda F2 or F3. Take the MSF BEFORE you buy a bike and gear.
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