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Hi everyone, this is my first post
Since I will be moving to the usa for my university study I thaught I would buy a bike for the first year or two (I'll be in the usa for 4 years or 5).
So after looking here and there I decided on kawasaki ninja 250r (used) as a starting bike (while I'm dreaming at suzuki hayabusa 1300 limited bike :D )
I have no experience at driving motorcycles at all. I will take the driving safety courses in the usa (or here in Kuwait)
I need your opinions should I buy this bike or should i go for more? and I think I'm gonna buy the bike from ebay.com
that's all for now and,
THANKS
 

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Welcome to the board.
250 is a great starter. Just be carefull on ebay.
 

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thanks vash for replying (and hope everyone else will share their opinions too)
I forgot to tell that I'm 18 years old(will become 19 the coming january) and I'm 5'5*edited(I recently discovered that I am not 5'2 tall LOL) tall and I weight 112 pounds.
thanks again
 

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Well he can still ride it if he builds his riding skills the right way. Start small like the 250 you mentioned. Then be patient and maybe move up to a 500. From there I would look into a vertical twin; the Suzuki SV650 is a great example. Just move up the ladder everytime you improve and take your time with each bike you move up on. I mean you're only 18, you've got plenty of time to learn and gain experience.
 

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I know a smaller girl that rides a busa. So long as he learns what he is going he'll be fine, but will probly have to lower the bike.
 

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I recently remeasured my height and found that i'm not 5'2 tall (i converted from metres to feets wrong numbers lol) I'm 5'5 tall I dunno if this would make a diffrent but i hope I can ride the hayabusa right now lol

Anyway if i didnt screw up at my current course at kuwait university I'll go to The usa on a scholarhip.

thanks everybody.... I'll be taking riding course in kuwait then i'll take it in the usa a second time (Kuwait training sucks i think-as usual-)

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If the bike will be your only mode of transportation I would look really closely at where you're going to school.

Southern California? No big deal.

Minnesota? Big deal. 250's aren't really well known for their snow handling capabilities.
 

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Busa's ability to handle snow, on the other hand are legendary
 

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spicersh said:
If the bike will be your only mode of transportation I would look really closely at where you're going to school.

Southern California? No big deal.

Minnesota? Big deal. 250's aren't really well known for their snow handling capabilities.
hmmm southern illinois would be ok?
 

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WIth your size, the 250 should zip along.

I'm 5'10", 185lb and started on a 250. Being so light, you can really flick them around.
 
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