C5o or C90 for a first bike?

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Old 12-28-2006, 08:58 AM
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Default C5o or C90 for a first bike?

I am going to buy my first street bike in about 2 weeks. I was wondering which one would be better in yall's opinion. The C50 is smaller and lighter, maybe better for a beginner, but I don't want to buy a bike that I'll grow out of. And the price difference is a little much. What do you guys think?
 
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Old 12-29-2006, 12:55 AM
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The C50 series is a great bike all around. I've had Harleys (too top heavy, spend bucks to join a club and ego trip ), the Marauder 1600 ( had a hydraulic lifter go bad, same as C90's), along with countless other bikes. Currently have a ZX-14 for power, my wife has a 2005 C50 Limited, and I also have a C50T for crusin ( I love it ). Hit the button fuel injection, great gas mileage 50+, very little vibration, shaft drive, liquid cooled, what's not to like?? You should be able to get it at least $500 list price without much discussion, or shop around. Bigger isn't always better, its nice and light, and..... if you want power, get a real fast one, but along with that comes ticket problems and insurance through the roof. The C50T's my favorite overall, not even close.
 
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Old 02-13-2007, 12:01 AM
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Just bought the C50 for my first bike and love it. It rides smooth and handles great. I would recomend buying one for your first bike. My brother in-law has had one for a couple of years and still says it has enough power.
 
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