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Old 01-06-2013, 01:04 PM   #34
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Originally Posted by Benesesso View Post
One other factor against the 250/500 bikes. Suppose she's out riding and some squid/pirate/clown/other scuzy starts giving her a hard time. I'd want my daughter on something that can outrun some of the junk out there.

Skill will do that, not a faster bike. All a faster bike will do to an inexperienced rider is hurt/kill then at a higher velocity. The last track day I did (its been a few years) I saw a Ninja 250 consistently run faster times than some of the 600cc bikes and a 1000cc bike.

To go fast on a bike the equation is:

90% Rider
5% Bike
5% Luck
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