Originally Posted by OldRoadToad
My son may have to give up on getting one of these as the insurance is just over a grand a year for him. The other bike he is interested in is the new 250cc Honda and that would cost him $532 per year for full coverage. We still do not have them at our local dealer but they will call him when one comes in.
Given the insurance cost he might not even go down to see it in person. He is a bit depressed about it right now. He is also considering the DR-Z400SM but has not checked out what that cost to insure.
Toad, have him check out used BMW Dakars. Ins is surprisingly very low.