Now that I have a little experience (2 years, 16000 miles), I would still like to own a Ninja 250. I now know that almost all of the fun when riding is in the twisties and there power counts for nothing. Unless you are taking it to the track you simply cannot use the power of the larger bikes as 9 times out of 10 my corner speed is based on how far I can see, not how fast I can go.
I’m glad you guys can spell out the differences between the various 600cc bikes out there as I confess I can never keep it straight. The combination of letters and numbers guarantees I will never remember which is which