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Old February 8th, 2021, 05:28 PM   #1
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New to bikes, Made a simple Ninja 250 Review

Got an 08 Ninja 250 back in Dec, for $2100 and 2k miles. Love the bike, even as a basic starter bike. Can't wait for spring to really start driving. Here's my experience so far:

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Old February 12th, 2021, 01:05 AM   #2
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Old February 12th, 2021, 05:54 AM   #3
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As far as the danger from other traffic, always assume no one else on the road ever sees you. No one... ever.
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Old February 12th, 2021, 07:46 AM   #4
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Nicely done video!
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Old February 13th, 2021, 02:11 PM   #5
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I enjoyed your video. It's ironic, I also bought a 2008 Ninja 250R recently, also in red, and also has the Yoshi TRC exhaust. I agree with all your points in the video. It's really a great bike and lots of fun. Love the sound of the exhaust. Enjoy.
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These little bikes are so much fun!!! I bought 2nd one for commuting after racing one for a year. Now I ride my CBR600RR much, much less.
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Old February 13th, 2021, 08:54 PM   #7
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Thanks for the feedback. I'm already itching to get another bike, but for what it's worth, I think the 250 will be worth keeping. It may not be the fastest but it's more than adequate and looks great. And yes the yoshi makes the thing sound like a beast!
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I'm already itching to get another bike, but for what it's worth, I think the 250 will be worth keeping. It may not be the fastest but it's more than adequate
Good to hear!

"More than adequate"...is an understatement. Other than pulling away power, a 250 really is the master to learn from. ( at least in the U.S.) I am not an expert rider, nor racer, nor track day rider. But I have had almost 30 years experience, daily. Got a GSX-R 1000 needing work ( actually quite simple.) Yet if my 250 fails....I'm devastated.
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