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Old 03-05-2009, 11:49 AM   #1
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Default any thoughts on the 09 ninja 650?

Hey folks,

I'm planning to pick up a '09 ninja 650 as soon as it hits the market in CA. Just wondering if folks elsewhere managed to get one and would like to share their thoughts on what they think about their new ride.


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Old 03-05-2009, 12:27 PM   #2
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Their cool and easy to insure. The Versys is a better all-arounder and cheaper to insure, though.
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Old 03-05-2009, 12:31 PM   #3
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A friend of mine had one for a year. She liked it except for the too stiff suspension. You should get a test ride before you decide.
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Old 03-05-2009, 12:32 PM   #4
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Personally i like the ER-6n myself... Hey ace, considering that the ER-6n, Ninja 650 and Versys are so similar, how different is the insurance on them?
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Old 03-05-2009, 12:34 PM   #5
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If its got a cowling its more expensive!
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Old 03-06-2009, 08:32 AM   #6
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I prefer bikes with fairings. The 2009 Ninja 650R would be the bike I'd buy if I were buying new this year. It's got great looks, has decent torque, gets good fuel economy, and is much less expensive to insure than a supersport. Good choice!
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Old 03-06-2009, 08:46 AM   #7
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Nice bike, I'm sure you'll be happy with it. Take it easy until you have a few hundred miles on it so you can familierize yourself with the new bikes handling and power band..
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Old 03-06-2009, 10:07 AM   #8
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Personally i like the ER-6n myself... Hey ace, considering that the ER-6n, Ninja 650 and Versys are so similar, how different is the insurance on them?
Hardly, in most cases but some companies actually have the Versys in a dual sport slot making it reeeeeaaaaalllly cheap.
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Old 03-07-2009, 08:05 PM   #9
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I'll let you know. I get mine delivered on Monday.
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