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Newbie , consider to get a s1000rr

Only ride 750 cruiser before, is a litter bike like s1000rr will be alright for me?
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i don't recommend a liter bike to somebody who has not ridden a sport bike before. It is alot of bike with not alot of margin for error. The 750 you are currently riding probably has 1/2 the horsepower of a 5-6 year old 600. A new liter bike will probably have triple the horsepower of a 750 cruiser twin. Combined that with very aggressive steering and feather weight, I suspect you will be better off starting with a 600 and graduating to the 1000 after a year or two.

However, lots of people have started on liter bikes and have survived to tell the tale. Its your money, and your ass, who are we to tell you what you should or shouldn't ride.

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i don't recommend a liter bike to somebody who has not ridden a sport bike before. It is alot of bike with not alot of margin for error. The 750 you are currently riding probably has 1/2 the horsepower of a 5-6 year old 600. A new liter bike will probably have triple the horsepower of a 750 cruiser twin. Combined that with very aggressive steering and feather weight, I suspect you will be better off starting with a 600 and graduating to the 1000 after a year or two.

However, lots of people have started on liter bikes and have survived to tell the tale. Its your money, and your ass, who are we to tell you what you should or shouldn't ride.
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So a 250 cup bike IS as cool as a 250 I4. I knew it!
sure except that a proper 250GP bike is a vtwin

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Only ride 750 cruiser before, is a litter bike like s1000rr will be alright for me?
after you wreck it it will be a litter bike
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Come on guys. 2 posts no reply. Newbie want a liter bike post...


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Just remember on sport bikes you have to hold the clutch in when you turn.
This cannot be stressed enough!!!

Get a 600 at the most.

I upgraded to a CBR1000RR after a season on the R6.

Now I'm considering going back.
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but his english is so good
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Come on guys. 2 posts no reply. Newbie want a liter bike post...


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I've talked to him on the phone about selling his Shadow, don't think the English language is his strong suit.

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Damn VC.


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Only ride 750 cruiser before, is a litter bike like s1000rr will be alright for me?

i upgraded from v-star 950 to a liter bike, and honestly i thought how much different could it be 950 to 1000, but trust me tons of difference, i wouldnt do it again, i would go with 600. For me riding 1000 on the beggining was not fun at all, it was in fact scary
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