I've had this bike for about two months now (bought it used) and it is perfect in every way. As my first (road) bike, it was very easy to learn on.
Although very unforgiving and powerful, a first timer should have no problem - granted they take things slow. The powerband is amazing.
I now understand when others told me it kind of just sucks you in from 6,000 rpms. I can't really give any more of a review since I have no experience on anything else.
But so far it has proved to be the best purchase I have ever made, hands down. Now if I could only come up with another few grand to take it to the track.
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