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When I was 18 I started on it 175 bike. When I was 21 I bought a 750 street bike. I rode four 900cc sportbikes. In my 30s I bought a 1000cc and then an 1100cc sportbike. Now I have a 900cc again and soon to have a 125! Lol. I feel like I'm regressing!
 

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When I was 18 I started on it 175 bike. When I was 21 I bought a 750 street bike. I rode four 900cc sportbikes. In my 30s I bought a 1000cc and then an 1100cc sportbike. Now I have a 900cc again and soon to have a 125! Lol. I feel like I'm regressing!
No, you are following a normal path for many life-long riders, a type of bell (not the helmet) curve.

My rough path, since 1968: 90,175,500,883,1340,984,750,500,250cc.

Hey, the incoming Grom might be next! :p
 

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I have more fun on my little bikes than anything else!
 
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Bought a 1977 Suzuki GS750 in 1977. Made a café racer out of it for a couple of years and sold it in 1984 upon moving to San Antonio. Got back into riding in 1995 with a Kawasaki ZX6-R. Sold that in 1998 for a Honda VFR800. Proceeded to ride that for 55,000 miles before I added a KLR650 to the stable. Sold the VFR and KLR650 and bought a CBR1000 in 2005.

Sold the CBR later in the year before I had hip surgery. Back into riding in 2010 with an 2006 Suzuki SV650. Got it all modded with lots of goodies. Waiting to spoon on some Dunlop Q3's to get it back to the track.

Feel like a kid again looking at the Grom.:D
 
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I don't think there is any relation.

Having a 1000cc doesn't mean anything until you are capable of riding it at its potential.
Agreed. Kind of like buying a fully loaded Jeep, jacked up, all the bells and whistles as far as off road mods, then never taking it on trail or dirt. Some people just like to flash around the "look what I COULD do if I wanted", psshtt, lol.

If I buy a 50cc Scooter, I don't really care what others think because I know that I'm having fun regardless. Of course I do like ergonomics that fit my body size though. :D
 

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it's the rider not the ride :D
 

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Im with the others here about CC's not being what matters. Knowing how to ride your bike and get the most amount of joy out of it is what to me matters.
 

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When I was 18 I started on it 175 bike. When I was 21 I bought a 750 street bike. I rode four 900cc sportbikes. In my 30s I bought a 1000cc and then an 1100cc sportbike. Now I have a 900cc again and soon to have a 125! Lol. I feel like I'm regressing!
Naw, you are just realizing that you dont need all that power on 2 wheels to have fun! Look at all the fiddies you have. :cool:

Im following the same path. But keeping the 1000. lol
 

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I have a 1000cc, and a normal sized penis so nothing to try and compensate for. I like my 1000 for our fast pace Twistie rides as I don't have to shift. I leave it in 2nd and let the motor do the work.

At the track, 600. I always lay down faster lap times on the 600rr than the 1000rr

Deals Gap, 450. A Supermoto is the most fun you can have with your clothes on.

In town Hooligan stuff, was Supermoto. But I think it is going to be easily replaced by a 125 Grom. Only time will tell, but I'm sure my next reckless Opp ticket will be on a Grom lol
 

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I'm a grown man and my Z50 is one of my favorite bikes I have ever owned. For someone like me who lives in a town full of Harley Davidson owners to buy a Grom for street use further demonstrates the appeal of this groundbreaking release from Honda. --X-- is totally correct in his assessment. This thought is also conveyed in the August issue of Cycle World magazine.
 
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