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Just getting into riding...question about engines

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I'm just getting into the motorcycle thing but Im a little confused about the engines. Whats are the differences between a 250cc, a 750cc, and a 1500cc?
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Those indicate the "displacement" (cc = cubic centimeters) of the engine, which in turn is a rough guide to power. The bigger the displacement, the more power the engine will make (given the same engine design).

Given your question, you should be starting out on a very small engine. 250 cc is plenty for a beginner bike, and it can be adequate even for an expert.
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