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Aug 12

Posts: 21

McCabage says:

Kawasaki Ninja 300 vs 250r

250r has been a great starter bike for years or so I've read, now with the new 300 I'm wondering if it is worth saving up the extra money and getting the 300 since it will take longer to get bored of it. 

However there is also the issue of the fact it will likely be brought new and you always drop your first bike, ABS would be worth getting I think but you can live without it [right?] 

So is the extra 50cc and £1k + worth it? I want the Bike for uni and getting around Manchester, the Uni I want to go to is right next to Piccadilly Station but I will be wanting to get around and I want a bike rather than a car. 

Thanks for any advice / help 

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Aug 09

Posts: 2713

MarcusMarsh says:

Bike choice

Any new bike will be a target for theives in a city centre and, as you rightly say, the chances of dropping your first machine are higher.  Go for something more modest that is not a target for being nicked and that you won't be lamenting over if it gets damaged.  Once you have finished Uni you can go for something better.    

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