Alright, I'm more than half way through my first season of racing 80 cc on the RS50, and although it is a good way of learning, I hate the fact that my 200 lbs really is a disadvantage in comparison to the 130 lbs kids out there when we're talking about a 15 bhp maximum just as the investments necessary to make the suspension suit me just really can't be justified. Not being the fastest guy yet I'm probably going to continue racing in the series for at least another year, but in the mean time I want something to do track days on and get to grips with things being a bit faster.
The logical choices when considering the classes in Danish racing is either 400 cc or 600 cc. However, there haven't been any new 400 cc's around for like ten years so I'm figuring parts must be getting expensive and hard to source. Therefore I've decided to just bite the lemon and go for a 600 cc bike.
It seems that 3-4 year old bikes come at a reasonable price these days, so what should I be looking at - what are the pro's and con's of buying either Hondas, Suzukis, Yamahas or Kawas? I know that I might be starting a flame war here, but I really would just like a serious not on what'll be cheapest, easiest, which ones have flaws etc.
Thanks in advance,