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Whats the oldest year CBR 600 worth buying?

What is the oldest year/model I should consider to buy as a used motorcycle? I am looking to move up from a CBR300 to a 600

I def want fuel injection and am looking for something under $4000 and something I can put at least 30k miles on before it breaks down.

Will use as a city and highway commuter in a large city
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What is the oldest year/model I should consider to buy as a used motorcycle? I am looking to move up from a CBR300 to a 600

I def want fuel injection and am looking for something under $4000 and something I can put at least 30k miles on before it breaks down.

Will use as a city and highway commuter in a large city

CBR600F4i for an “all around” great ride

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Any early model CBR600RR if you want a more traditional “race replica” ride.

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Re: Whats the oldest year CBR 600 worth buying?

RR's are SO nose-forward (in my personal, if you give a crap opinion). They're uncomfortable and many are ridden quite "hard and put up wet".
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Re: Whats the oldest year CBR 600 worth buying?

Will I have to worry less about theft with an CBR600F4i ?

Do you think since its older that the thieves will leave it alone?

Are the thieves even sophisticated enough to know the difference between different generations of the CBR 600 and the demand for the used parts?
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Re: Whats the oldest year CBR 600 worth buying?

I don’t think older CBR 600F’s are targets for theft, they’re not sexy enough. As Ian has said an F4i would be a good choice, they really are a great bike to ride, fast enough and comfortable enough for a full day in the saddle.

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Will I have to worry less about theft with an CBR600F4i ?

Do you think since its older that the thieves will leave it alone?

Are the thieves even sophisticated enough to know the difference between different generations of the CBR 600 and the demand for the used parts?
nope. thieves will be thieves and are opportunists.

an F4i would be a wise choice (IMO)
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Re: Whats the oldest year CBR 600 worth buying?

F4i is definitely the oldest I personally would go.

Such an all-around excellent motorcycle.
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