I took my MSF class on one. For around town use I think it could work. Top speed is about 62 MPH, as expected. Good brakes. I had the instructors suprized on how fast I got it up to coming off a corner and stopped when he threw the 2X4 infront of me. A very controllable bike. But as said, not fast.
Reviews I've looked at show the top speed as 78 MPH, but note vibration is a significant issue above 60 MPH. Rider comfort is also an issue at that speed, given the upright seating position and lack of a fairing (but that's not unique to that bike, and an aftermarket windscreen would solve it entirely).
There are better-performing 250cc bikes. That said, for what it is, it's a nifty little machine.
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