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CBR 125R 07

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by tluong, Jul 9, 2007.

  1. i know i'm way too big for this bike but what are your thoughts on it.

    http://www.hondampe.com.au/wps/wcm/...uct+Range/Road/Entry/CBR125R+07/Introduction/

    Seems to be cheap for those new learners out there. Better than the crap from Sumoto. Comes in a range of colours Millennium Red ,Ross White
    Graphite Black, Candy Tahitian Blue. lack of grunt? Haha i wonder if insurance will cost half of the bike.


     
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  2. and at 4grand a pop, i wouldn't bother with insurance
     
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  3. Depends on your age. Im 31 and NRMA quoted me $300 per year to insure this. Cheaper then my car....

    I'd say if your a younger rider and your insurance company wants to charge you any more than $500, then insure it under your parents name.

    Problem is this, you borrow $4k to buy the bike, crash it. Your Third Party Property might have only cost you $100, and covers the car that you ran into, but now your $4k out the rear door cause you still have to pay for a bike that is probably unridable, then you have to get yourself a new set of wheels.

    IMHO, find away to afford insurance......I've already been burnt with this before. If you paid $500 for your bike, then i'd understand
     
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  4. yeah, because 4g's is like pocket change eh?
    what a stupid comment :?
     
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  5. that's not really the case for everyone. if you can afford to LOSE $4000, then don't bother with insurance

    If you can't though.......
     
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  6. well it all depends on how much the insurance co wants for the premium and your own circustances

    know plenty of people with bikes worth 2 or 3 times that and more than do not use full comp insurance
     
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  7. well my question would be is would u seriously bother getting full comp on a 4 grand car????
     
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  8. Yes, because if some dumb bastard joyriding teenager steals it and torches it then the owner is out of pocket. And if someone can only afford a 4 grand car, then they probably can't afford to lose 4 grand. If they had enough money to throw away 4 grand, then they would probably have bought a better car/bike.

    Never mind the whole question of 3rd party insurance, eg what happens if a Ferrari driver runs me over, then blames me when its not my fault, but the cops believe him and I've gotta pay $20,000 for his bumper.
     
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  9. Well I'm considering this bike too. I'm 22, about to get my L's. RACV online quote was $1000+, insuremyride was $900. I rang AAMI and they said $345 comprehensive - easy choice.

    Oh also 2008 model may be available as early as September, will apparently offer new colour scheme and thats about all.
     
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  10. Couldn't have said it better myself
     
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