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HELP - Im so lost - what bike?!?

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by Fa1c0n, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. Ive been set on getting a huge cruiser when i get off my Ps...

    But its changing:

    I had a go on an old CBR250 and it was fun. And im jelous of how easily they can filter.

    I would love a Triumph rocket 3 but i think filtering would almost be impossible due to the size?

    The other thing is i need a bike that the missus would be comfortable on.

    I dont want one that she has to hold on for dear life because the seat is only 3 inches wide.


    I was thinking that a motard might be fun?

    Please guys what thoughts do we have?

    Should i get a sports bike and keep the cruiser for when im an old man?


     
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  2. No, only occasionally.

    Your missus on the back of a motard? :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    Probably, but you could compromise with a sports tourer.
    Another thought - looked at an MT-01?
     
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  3. The MT-01 is a good idea actually.

    Anyone rode one? are they quick?
     
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  4. Sports tourer or naked would probably be the way to go.

    Failing that, a CBF1000. Awesome bike :)
     
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  5. Ninja 1000 sports tourer - upright like a naked, wind protection like a sports bike, comfy seats like a cruiser, and the coolest bike on 2 wheels.
     
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  6. 900 hornet?
    cx500
    Harley tourer.
    GSX1400
    ZXR1200
    Not a motard if youre going further than the shops..
     
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  7. Surely there must be another sports tourer option out there . . . .
     
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  8. I think something like this may be more suited to your style:busting:

     
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  9. CT110 turbo.....................................................................................................109 more than an MT01.
     
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  10. Watch this and see if it ticks your boxes ... though note that the luggage isn't available in australia yet.

     
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  11. that might be too much of a sports bike i think.
     
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  12. That's good - at least that helps people know what you like and what you don't.

    And I might still be the only one in Melbourne with such an awesome bike ;)
     
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  13. Oh well, i hate you all lol. just went though red hill and flinders on my mates CBR 250...

    Im getting a CBR 600 when im off my restrictions lol..... Decision made
     
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  14. As I say to everyone, go to bike shops, look at them, sit on them, do they even fit your frame?
    Test ride, make a shortlist and google your ass off.

    Buy informative magazines such as Road Rider.

    If you still don't know after all that, THEN get opinions on a forum.
     
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