A friend just recently got his motorcycle license after taking the MSF class and he’s shopping for bikes. I let him practice riding my Buell Blast this weekend so he could get some seat time and practice on actual roads. Now he’s shopping for a bike and found this

He wants its and I think its way too much power for a beginner. His only riding experience is the MSF class and an hour of riding my Buell around the neighborhood. I’ve been pointing him to bikes like the SV650, but the Hornet caught his eye. Anyone have any experience with this bike?