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Any black is going to show dirt and scuffs more than a bright color, not to mention being hotter in the sun. That being said, that black scheme is niiiiice!
 

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On subject, I'd get the red one. I've seen both in person and the red really does it for me. Looks fast just sitting still! :)
 
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Red will fade in the sunlight.

Black can hide in the dark.

Not that you're going to need to hide but get the black one... It looks better.

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Other drivers in cars will see the red better maybe???????

They both are really nice. I do think the red has the edge though because it shows off the lines of the bike well.
 

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Other drivers in cars will see the red better maybe???????
Don't count on it! A week before I traded my red CBR300R, a lady turned left right in front of me -- and I was wearing a lime green reflective safety vest and white helmet, to boot! Fortunately, as usual, I was expecting her move and was ready for it.

As for the matte black being a problem to keep looking good -- my new matte black Z650 is easier to keep looking good than the red Honda was, and not noticeably hotter in the sun.
 

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Gotcha. I thought maybe a loud and bright color would give a rider an edge in visibility to other drivers. But I'm new and the bike I rode 25 years ago was black too. LOL.
 

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From Red Dwarf. Lady computer, runs everything including the guidance system.
The thing about black holes is, well they are black. And the thing about being black is, they are hard to see.
This was after the Red Dwarf ship got too close to a black hole.

So if you park the black one in the dark, it will be hard to find. I have heard the fuzz pick on red more often than other colours.
I do have a Midnight Special Yamaha, and it is mostly black. On my Island, I always carry a torch with me. We do not have street lights. It is black out at night.

I think the yellow ones went the fastest. Watch the latest Moto GP race. There are all colour of bikes. A red and white one won.

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Well, IMO the black bike looks better.
On the other hand, we all know red is the faster color. :wink2:
 

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SO im planning to buy the new Honda CBR500R and cant decide rather i want the blac or red one so...
That (along with green) was the choices on the 1999 Nomads -- the red ones were always faster... :grin:
 
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