So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

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So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by TomAJ91 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:09 pm

I really can't decide on them, and what suits me best or what is considered the better purchase.

The MT is cheaper, but insurance is £200 more expensive, had great low down power but lacks up top compared the CB.

The CB is relatively new, but the MT is a tried and tested and considered one of the greatest middleweights you can get.

I just keep on going in circles.



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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by Shadow125 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:11 pm

I learned and sat my tests on an MT07 and loved it. Ended up buying a cbr600f after passing.
My CBR is older but an amazing machine, having to keep the revs high to be in the power band was very different from what I was used to

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by TomAJ91 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:52 pm

Shadow125 wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:11 pm
I learned and sat my tests on an MT07 and loved it. Ended up buying a cbr600f after passing.
My CBR is older but an amazing machine, having to keep the revs high to be in the power band was very different from what I was used to
As you passed on it and loved it, why didn't you stick with it?

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by potatobroxd » Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:54 pm

i like the rumble of the mt more

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by Shadow125 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:01 pm

TomAJ91 wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:52 pm
Shadow125 wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:11 pm
I learned and sat my tests on an MT07 and loved it. Ended up buying a cbr600f after passing.
My CBR is older but an amazing machine, having to keep the revs high to be in the power band was very different from what I was used to
As you passed on it and loved it, why didn't you stick with it?
Not a huge fan of the looks or naked bike, riding wise it was great.
My CBR ticks more boxes for me, and the sound of it makes when opened up 9-10k revs more than makes up for the lower noise on the MT07. Much prefer the aesthetics of the CBR

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by Zakalwe » Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:15 pm

The Yamaha is much cooler, sounds better and you’ll appreciate the low down grunt more than any sort of top end on a naked bike

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by Bungleaio » Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:58 pm

Get the one you want not the one you think you should have. Either way you will be wanting something else soon enough so it won't really matter.
You can't beat a nice bit of faff

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by TomAJ91 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:45 pm

Bungleaio wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:58 pm
Get the one you want not the one you think you should have. Either way you will be wanting something else soon enough so it won't really matter.
I want a Ducati Monster but the insurance is disgusting :lol:

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by Zakalwe » Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:50 pm

Get a dirt cheap SV650 and a year’s NCB under your belt then

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by elizabethf » Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:13 am

The MT 07 is a great starter bike.

It feels safe when your fresh out of the test centre without being too boring.

I wrote a review on mine in the reviews section which is from the point of view of someone who is newish to biking.

That said the CB looks amazing and I imagine would cater to more abilities than the MT07 - i can see why people would get bored of the 07 after riding it for a while.

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by Bungleaio » Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:56 pm

@TomAJ91 How did you get on?
You can't beat a nice bit of faff

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by skyrider » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:47 am

elizabethf wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:13 am
The MT 07 is a great starter bike.

It feels safe when your fresh out of the test centre without being too boring.

I wrote a review on mine in the reviews section which is from the point of view of someone who is newish to biking.

That said the CB looks amazing and I imagine would cater to more abilities than the MT07 - i can see why people would get bored of the 07 after riding it for a while.
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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by TomAJ91 » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:24 pm

Bungleaio wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:56 pm
@TomAJ91 How did you get on?
I passsed!!! :-)

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by Pie man » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:32 pm

Congratulations :thumb:

I have a GS for those two up touring trips, however I also have the MT07 for days out. I like the little MT07, it has enough power for today's roads and most of all it is fun. It will go round the twisties just as quick as any other bike, cheap and cheerful and cool looking too. :D :lol:

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Re: So, MOD2 on Friday. If I pass its between a CB650R or MT07. Help!

Post by rennie » Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:28 pm

Well done! :thumb:
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