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Old 02-03-2018, 11:10 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Yes I know cost would be prohibitive, and weight would be a real issue. They would have to be under 300 pounds to make sense. These kind of 125s have ABYSMAL 0-60 times of around 12 seconds. BUT JUST LISTEN TO IT!

Originally Posted by roosterk0031 View Post
IMO after cost and maintenance bikes don't pay unless your are not going to not own a car. If owning 2 the mpg saving is probably less the registration and insurance.

Put 100,000 miles on bikes in 5-7 years, my 40 mpg Cobalt is way cheaper per mile 200,000 miles later.
Well, the point of me getting a 125 wouldn't be to save money, it would be to have more fun within the law. Tires for motorcycles are probably the main source of their unfavorable cost per mile, expensive and they don't last long. Having worked at two tire shops, I have access to equipment. Even if that access dissapears I would sooner BUILD MY OWN tire changer than pay another person to change my tires.
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Best trip in V6: 52.0
Best tank in V6: 46.0
Best tank in CBR: 61.3
Best tank in VFR: 62.5
Best tank in SV: 83.9

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