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  1. #16
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    13th January 2019 - 11:29
    Suzuki S40 Boulevard 2005
    Palmerston North, NZ


    Quote Originally Posted by bobcee View Post
    Haha looks like it!

    But I don't think it's a good idea for me to start on a 600cc being a learner and all... what are your thoughts?

    my little single banger (S40) is a 650cc I love it, enough power to overtake when on the Highway , my friends Honda 300cc couldn't, it had no extra go at 100kph
    other friends started on a MT07 (660cc ??) and love them

    depends on what your riding intentions are, i covert my friends CBR500R and Ninja 650 which are both LAMS approved

  2. #17
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    27th March 2017 - 11:33
    2017 Yamaha MT-09
    Quote Originally Posted by Temporary-Kiwi View Post
    Hi, I would recommend the sv650, if you can find one in your price range, they handle very well for the amount of power they have, plus it will do most types of riding, and they are reliable, cheap to run /maintain
    Highly recommend - got one to sell, if you're interested as I went from the v twin to a triple after getting 6F. Still prefer the vtwin sound if I'm honest.

  3. #18
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    27th November 2012 - 11:25
    '16 xtz125, '03 fireblade
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    really on a 300 at 100kph couldnt go faster? fat bastard id get a ninja 400 over those 2 or even the Z400 but thats just me (faster and ligher than your old POS cruiser with better brakes and ok suspension especially for road riding) save some coin too, bargains. then get some good gear-- take you years to reach the 400's limits

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