2008 Ninja 250R video.

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  1. Swift

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  2. darkjedi

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    so why are you getting a girl's bike? is there a cc restricted license limit in your country?
     
  3. Swift

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    lol, wtf it's my first bike, not my last... I'd rather get a 250cc, than a 600cc to start.
     
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    darkjedi Muay Thai expert

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    how much do you weigh?
     
  5. Frequency

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    Don't listen to him
    250 Ninjas aren't as horrible as half the people on this board would lead you to believe
     
  6. Swift

    Swift http://www.bounceweb.com

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    Yeah, I'm not listening to him, I've done my research and the Ninja 250R is the perfect started bike, plus it'll be a shit load of fun :)
     
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    no one is gonna buy a 250R when you get bored with it in 3 months to move up to a 600. there's no difference, unless you're stupid in which case you will crash your 250R just the same way you would a 600..

    buy a used 600ss.. when you get bored and move up to a 600ss you'll think about what I posted here and wish you didnt listen to the elitist pricks who thinks everyone will kill themselves on a 600. Most everyone I know started on atleast a 600s and I've ridden with a ton of ppl over the years.
     
  8. Swift

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    Yeah, but, lets say I'm frugal and don't have that urge to go that fast... hehe.

    250R = great on gas, and insurance, plus it has some kick to it.
    600SS = ok on gas, ok on insurance, 11 second 1/4 mile? I don't really care for that.

    But I understand where you're coming from, but hey, I'll let you know how I feel 3 months after I get it :wavey:
     
  9. crunchy_black

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    You will get bored of it eventually, i had a ZZR250 for a year. I was happy with that.
     
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    The new '08 250R's look REALLY cool for a 250. The 250 has needed a revamp for nearly 20 years now, and it finally recieved one. Thus making it TRULY an attractive beginner bike. I learned on a GS500F which wasn't much faster than the 250R but offered a little more mid range torque. The move to an '05 R6 and '05 600RR was MASSIVE. The 250R will be an outstanding bike to learn on and the difference between the 250R and even the 600R or ZZR600 is HUGE.

    The learning curve for sportbikes and motorcycles in general is similar to a 100' drop off. You must respect the bike at all times.
     
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    That looks hot, I miss my old 250. :wtc:
     
  12. Swift

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    Yo sonz, I got my gloves and jacket today (I might have to exchange the jacket), anyway, I'll post pics soon :)
     
  13. Raider007

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    any ideas when the ninja 250r is coming out?
    thought it was supposed to be out in december?
     
  14. HMan

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    As opposed to all the ignorant ones.

    Good looking bike bro. Hope you enjoy it and ride safe.
     
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    bored in 3 months? um, not if you have fun twisty roads around. I enjoyed mine for the full year that I had it. Were there times I wanted more power? Yeah, but that was pretty much only when riding with people who liked going fast on the straights and were fairly slow in the corners - there were plenty of times that I wanted to pass people on considerably faster bikes, but couldn't do so safely because of how twisty the road was.


    When you're getting held back on a 250 by someone concentrating on dragging knee on a 600, you'll realize why you need to learn how to turn quickly, not just look like you are.
     
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    250s are bad ass on a tight curvy road. I guess if you are stuck somewhere like Florida then yeah, you'd get bored on anything smaller than a 600.

    It takes little skill to ride fast in a straight line.
     
  17. Swift

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    WORD :bigthumb:
     
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    Why? I mean if she can ride she should be able to ride a Busa. Busa sits as low as a 250 so that shouldn't be an issue.
     
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    too heavy. I wouldn't ride a busa either, I like the 600-750s better for the twisties.
     
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    LoL... thats funny. I've seen a LOT of scrawny ass little girls riding Busas and a fair share riding in curves.

    Maybe its just that you two can't handle them. :wiggle:
     
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    :squint:. I prefer burning the twisties in a 750 or less.
     
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    cellphone Must not sleep.....

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    i like the new 250 good choice
     
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    wtf should of started up the bike in the video
     
  25. HMan

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    I have a little dick so I compensate with a big bike.
     

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