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    Hi I'm Duruz.
    I'm new here. Need advice too. Best beginner bike for a 26year old. I'm looking at ninja and cbr 250.

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    Both Ninja 300 and CBR 250 are good beginner bikes

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    Hi Duruz

    Best beginner bike is a Triumph speed four(600cc,Based off the TT600 built for the isle of man during 2002-2003) or a Suzuki SV650. I ride both and i'm 24 years old. Best learning bikes ever.

    I recommend the Ninja as i like honda less though their VFR800 is quite nice... oops i am getting off topic again.

    I would recommend some cheap ching chong to learn on if you have never been on a bike before.
    If you have ridden on anything bigger than a 250 in the past then i would recommend a Kawa ER6F/N.

    Have fun

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    Quote Originally Posted by RyC View Post
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    I've been riding quads now and then. Not much experience on 2 wheels though.

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    Welcome I ride the CBR 250R and I love it I have a good riding buddy who rides the Ninja 250 (she downgraded from a 400) and she loves it so I don't think you can go wrong either way! They are both beautiful bikes. They must look pretty similar because people sometimes get confused between us when there are photos of us all riding together This is my first bike and I think it is a great bike to learn on if you have never ridden before. It gives you enough power to make you happy but not enough to get you killed The Hondas are great in terms of reliability (I drive a Honda car too and touch wood have not had any issues with either). I know that people try to pressure you to go bigger but go with your gut and what will make you comfortable. If you go for a beginners course with a riding school they generally provide you with a few bikes to try which might help make your decision a bit easier Happy riding - I promise you, you will never look back!
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    hi and welcome to the forum duruz

    my advice, dont get a ching chong as your first bike

    get something proper that you can grow into, like a decent 600 or so

    if you go smaller, chances are you will want to upgrade after a few months

    good luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riaz View Post
    hi and welcome to the forum duruz

    my advice, dont get a ching chong as your first bike

    get something proper that you can grow into, like a decent 600 or so

    if you go smaller, chances are you will want to upgrade after a few months

    good luck

    ER6F or ER6N anyone? nobody? ok fine.......

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    Welcome Duruz

    A word of warning: If BMS endorses it you might need to look else where

    Quote Originally Posted by Biker mom's son View Post
    Best beginner bike is a Triumph speed four(600cc,Based off the TT600 built for the isle of man during 2002-2003) or a Suzuki SV650. I ride both and i'm 24 years old. Best learning bikes ever.
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    Welcome indeed! Ninja 300 SE for the win
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    Please don't get a 600cc four-cylinder as a first bike! Especially not if you're a 24 year old male, too much testosterone

    What kind of riding will you be doing? Between the CBR250 and the Ninja 300 I would go with the Ninja for that extra oomph. A Duke 390 is an option too. My first choice would be an ER6 though, but only because I feel that buying a small bike and upgrading 6 months later is a waste of money

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    Quote Originally Posted by Acajou View Post
    Please don't get a 600cc four-cylinder as a first bike! Especially not if you're a 24 year old male, too much testosterone

    What kind of riding will you be doing? Between the CBR250 and the Ninja 300 I would go with the Ninja for that extra oomph. A Duke 390 is an option too. My first choice would be an ER6 though, but only because I feel that buying a small bike and upgrading 6 months later is a waste of money
    See everyone is saying ER6 today as a suggestion.

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    Thanx for all the advice guys. I wanna use the bike to beat the traffic. This jozi traffic is gettin to me. So just as a daily commute and once in a while a ride to the states. The FREE States that is. ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ares View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by duruz View Post
    Thanx for all the advice guys. I wanna use the bike to beat the traffic. This jozi traffic is gettin to me. So just as a daily commute and once in a while a ride to the states. The FREE States that is. ;)

    Any of the bikes mentioned should do that easily

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    Except frying bacon


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