If you buy used and smart, what do you have to lose? If it doesn't do it for you, just sell the thing.
I'm 44 and have never owned a full on sportbike. I have been toying with the idea of getting one before I'm too old to. The ZX-14, Hyabusa and K1200GT are calling me.......
2004 R1150 GSA
2005 MV Agusta F41000S