Kawasaki ER-6f @ £3500

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Ok, so I went to a dealer and had a good look at my options.

Ended up going for an ABS version in blue.

Had heated grips fitted, lowering kit, and a datatool red alarm.

Came to roughly £4600 all-in, with my old bike as part-ex.


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Had one of these a couple of years back for a few months.

I`ve never ridden such a boring motorcycle.
Brill commuter however.
 
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I`ve never ridden such a boring motorcycle.
Brill commuter however.

I don't think I have ever ridden a bike I could describe as boring, and that includes a 250 Superdream! All bikes are fun to ride, and this will be a significant step up for the OP so I very much doubt he will find it boring.
 
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Compared to a Speed Four or my Current Speed Triple the ER-6 is horridly boring.
Like I said, brilliant commuter but the engine is just so dull.
Its as if its too smooth, bang open the throttle and the bike doesnt explode in a sensation of acceleration it just, get you there in its own merry time (which isnt slowly).

Hard to describe but for me it just lacked any kind of character.
 
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Ok, so I went to a dealer and had a good look at my options.

Ended up going for an ABS version in blue.

Had heated grips fitted, lowering kit, and a datatool red alarm.

Came to roughly £4600 all-in, with my old bike as part-ex.

Enjoy it mate, and take it easy out there :)
 
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Poot! Congrats on getting a shiny bike. I had the (t'other brand though) alarm fitted to mine, though got no reduction on insurance for it. Do these (by 'these' I actually mean SV650 and ER-6 families) ever actually get nicked?

Actually that's a stupid question. What I probably mean is "they must be a less popular choice than... quicker things". Ahem. I'll get back to work now.
 
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:o did they really use an ABS bike?

Thats totally crap! how is that teaching anybody to brake properly, 99% of bikes out there Dont have ABS so people need to know how to brake without it, so much for making new riders safer, just sponging them through the test.
 
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I guess it's a little bit like passing your driving test in an automatic car...
Except if you do that you don't get licensed to drive manual cars do you?

Did my CBT right through to Mod2 on the CBF125. Great little bike :)
 
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Probably just took the A2 test which is two years restriction at 33bhp. Ie, didn't do DAS.

I did my training and test on a variety of 125s, but stuck with a YBR for the final thing.

Correct. My bike will be restricted for another 2 years. Gives me plenty of time to get to grips with it :)
 
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Correct. My bike will be restricted for another 2 years. Gives me plenty of time to get to grips with it :)

Youll want the restriction off way before the 2years is up. I passed in august and i really cant wait to get my ZXR400 at full power.

Cant be helped if the washers fall out.. *cough*
 
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I passed my DAS back in August andgot myself an SV650s K4. Love the bike would not have wanted to make do with it restricted though! As for ABS, mine doesnt have it, i dont think I would miss it but then again it wouldnt prevent me choosing a bike.
 
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