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Old 08-21-2009, 06:56 AM   #1
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hello to all

i would like that somebody help me with choice of the motorcycle. i am 191cm tall, and i think about this used bikes:

- honda CB 500 (honda CBF 500)
- suzuki GS 500
- kawasaki er 5

also i was thinking about

- BMW R850R

although it is pretty expensive for me.

any comment on these bikes would be helpful

thanks a lot
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Old 08-21-2009, 07:42 AM   #2
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Although the fit of the bike is related more to the length of your legs than your height (191 cm = 6'3", for our English unit friends), persons of height are usually more comfortable on the Dual-purpose bikes.

Look at the New Riders "sticky" for lots of good information.

The usual recommendation for a tall guy's first bike is a used KLR650. You can find them cheap, they are great bikes, you will drop it a time or two, and you can sell it for most of what you paid for it, if you decide to move on to another machine.

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Old 08-21-2009, 06:49 PM   #3
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Default Objection, your honor! Asked and answered.

Wow! Isn't this like the second or third "tall rider" question this week? Doesn't anyone ever do their homework anymore?!
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