What about threads like the 250 touring thread?
At the very least, you would need a General thread. Problem there is that some of the folks who could provide valuable input would be tied up in their particular brand subforum.
'11 Yamaha YBR125G (cheap and very cheerful
'12 Zongshen Fly / Motorstar MSX200-II (biggest-fun-to-dollar ratio of any bike I've owned)
'03 Honda VFR800 (sold)
'06 Husky TE610 (gone)