Discussion in 'Water Cooler' started by Bartjo06, Nov 2, 2012.
I want to get a 2008 CBR 600RR for my first bike, but the insurance would kill me.
I had a Honda Shadow 600cc when I was 20 years old and insurance was only $400 a year.
Was it full covearge? I got quotes from different companies last week and they all were pretty much the same. $150/month for CBR600 and $75/month for SV650
That's one of the reasons I cant get one. I love motorcycles, but don't have the time to go get the license, or the money to purchase a bike and insurance.
Yep. Year round full coverage. Keep in mind that it wasn't a sport bike though.
I got my license a long time ago, but haven't had a bike in many years. I will not let the endorsement lapse though.
I can see why. Here in DE you have to do a full on course that takes up an entire weekend. Its only 50 bucks which is extra affordable but I work retail and trying to get a whole weekend off is like pulling teeth.
Then there is the whole deal of coming up with the 4-8k for a bike, Honda of course...
Both my previous bikes were Honda's.
Often if you take the course, it expedites the process for getting your license and you get a deduction on your insurance for having taken it.
For me, the course was $250 but I was able to immediately get my license afterward without having to take the road test. And State Farm did end up giving me a discount for it.
I think my first bike is going to be Suzuki SV650...
That's how it works. Take the course and you walk out with your license. It also nets you a 10-15% discount on your insurance. The only other option is to borrow someone elses bike and take the road and written tests on your own.
I had an 06 shadow 600 and my insurance went up like $30 a month
So, I was asked to store a bike for a family member and in return I get to ride it as much as I want.
So, I bought a new bike and it is being delivered next week.
Red? Or a different color?
Badges, stickers, and reflectors will promptly be removed. Probably put a lowering spring on the rear and swap out the taillight and rear turn signals for an integrated LED strip.
Bought a lowering spring and some covers to remove and block off some emissions control garbage.
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