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250 133 38.11%
500 82 23.50%
650 49 14.04%
Doesn't matter what you start on 85 24.36%
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Old 05-02-2006, 10:41 PM
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There have been a lot of posts recently about this. I've been thinking about it lately and I don't really know anymore.

So what do you think???? What did you start on?
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Depending on the person's maturity level, common sense and self restraint, maybe they could start on any bike. I dunno.......

I started on a 500.
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i started on a gsxr 1100.
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I started on a xr80 at the rip age of 6. first street bike a honda rebel 250 at 14
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Definately the 250, it may be a little underpowered for some, but it's a great bike to learn on. P.S. I think the clutch is practically bulletproof, My fiance had never even driven a manual transmission on a car before she started riding and probably stalled the bike 183 times before getting the hang of it! She rides pretty well now.
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i started on a gsxr 1100.
i want a busa
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it's not on the poll, but i started on a 600.... suzuki katana 600..... not a bad beginner bike either.....
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not a bad one but damm those things are ugly
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not a bad one but damm those things are ugly
if you are refering to the katana, then i agree with ya.

I started on the 636. And it's fine, of course, I am mature and level headed...[8D]
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I agree with BB. Its all what ya got between your head and of course a little general knowlage of how the machine works. I started on the zx10r, but I'm 29 and a little more mature then when I was 18 and wanted one. I'm sure if I was to have gotten one then I would prolly not be here today..This is a hard and debatable subject, that I read in a few other boards... witch turned real ugly real quick.... not saying it is going to happen here, cause the people in here have a little more respect for each other.
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