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post #21 of 23 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 01:24 PM
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ZZR1100 D4, 1052cc,
1996 year,
162.3 mph maximum speed,
11.12 seconds @128.9 mph quarter mile,
maximum 119.0 horsepower@10,000 rpm.


Way too much engine power, too much weight, too much front braking power, and too much back tire traction for a beginner.

You would be safer taking the Motorcycle Safety Foundation class for beginners, then buying a 250 Ninja and riding it for the first 10,000 miles, then getting out your ZX-11.

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post #22 of 23 (permalink) Old 12-26-2012, 07:35 PM
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No I wasn't. Seemed cool riding without it.
It's cool in the morgue as well..ATGATT, even if you're just getting milk for granma at the local supermarket. You got lucky.
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