Buying my first bike ... first time rider ... here are my choices

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  1. RoblesGT

    RoblesGT [Track Days: 19 ][Crashes: 1] [SuMo Days: 1 ][Cras OT Supporter

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    2005 Suzuki GS 500 - $2600
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    5000 miles and a couple of scratches a $50 paint job will fix


    2007 KAWASAKI NINJA 250 - $2900
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    1600 Miles, YOSHIMURA EXHAUST, CARBURETORS JETTED


    2007 Kawasaki Ninja 250 - $2800
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    1500 Miles, included is a Cover, Helmet, Jacket, and Gloves


    2006 Kawasaki Ninja 250 - $2499
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    6k Miles - offering discoun to Military Vets (I am one, :o)
     
  2. RoblesGT

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    Im leaning towards the first bike because it is the more powerful out of all and somehow more bang for my dollar ... granted its an 05 but i can probably haggle down to at least 2300 or so .. opinions ?
     
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    GS500 - hands down.

    Reasons why - you wont' get bored with it as fast, it's not so fast that you'll get in to trouble faster than you know what happened, the brakes are so insane that you'll end up throwing yourself and the bike through the air if you grab too much... and for what it's worth it looks a helluva lot better than the 250.
     
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    sleev It's sleep, life, and death It's speed, coke, and

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    31,000 miles! Wow
     
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    well, i'm gonna go get my permit at the DMV and call the GS guy up, :noes: :x:
     
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    yeah i'd definately go with the GS out of those choices. You'll get bored of the 250 really really quickly.
     
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    RoblesGT [Track Days: 19 ][Crashes: 1] [SuMo Days: 1 ][Cras OT Supporter

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    damit ... the GS500 lady told me the following ..

    the bike is low enough for someone that is 5'5" .. im 6' ... the right mirror is missing too ... but well see when i go look at it, :hsd:
     
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    Why only looking at such new 250s when they've been the same since 88?
     
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    sleev It's sleep, life, and death It's speed, coke, and

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    it's a honda. it'll go forever.
     
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    werd, gs 500

    but then again I'm 230lbs and rode a 250 and thought I was going to kill it, so if you're not that big the 250 might not be a horrible choice.
     

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