I want to hate that motorcycle, but I can't; it is great.
Thing is, there's a 99% chance that you didn't knew what you were doing, principally because you had no idea what the bike was capable of doing. And how could you, since you had no way to compare it with anything ?
This is the recipe for disaster and that's why what you did should never at any point and for anybody be a recommandation.
There's no way we can stress enough that being able to do something and being able to totally control it aren't the same.
There's a reason why EVERY book, rider, forum starts with the advice "get a small bike first". It's because it's way harder to be an old rider than a big bike rider.
You're just lacking humility. What you're saying is that after 45 hours of training, 15 of them in class you're good to go on any bike as long as practice in a parking lot ?
And after that you attack the other's arguments on experience ?
If you had ridden on smaller bikes you would know the difference acceleration control make, and actually how to apprehend a newer, bigger bike. I maintain that you just got lucky.
As for under or over 750cc, displacement is not really the matter, my brother's 250cc two stroke engined RGV i have in my garage is way harder to ride correctly and to 100% than my 1000cc is. It's just a matter of big / powerful bikes against experience of what to do with those HP.
Edit : 40% of accidents on a motorcycle are by motorists over their head with confidence. Usually happens around 6 months after getting the license.
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