How to describe this black beauty in three words? Light, nimble, and quick.

I have to have to admit I have a soft spot in my rider’s heart for smaller-displacement bikes, especially because I live in urban core. Light weight is the key. I need a bike can easily be maneuvered to avoid a pothole. Quick stopping is a definitely a plus, for all the usual reasons. Being able to easily push it in and out of parking spots — sometimes gravel — really helps. Relatively compact size doesn’t hurt either. More than enough power to travel along the freeways is a requirement. Add in sporty, contemporary styling…and voila! Here you have it. The Honda CBR250R. (Oh, and did I mention reliability?)

With only 6,000 miles on the odometer, this bike obviously hasn’t been ridden too much in its seven years of existence. That’s so low the next owner needs to put some extra miles on it just to catch up!

Whether you’re an experienced rider looking for good things in a small package, or a beginning rider looking for something that won’t scare you to death, this is the bike for you. The riding position isn’t too aggressive — it’s got the right balance between overly sporty and too upright. And at $2,695 (plus TT&L), this is a great bike that will put a smile on your face whether you’re carving urban canyons or the many wonderful backroads we have to explore around here. Come in and check it out!

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