This photo is not quite up to Pashnit's excellent standard, but it's the best I could do at the time.
Photo is a view from Route 125 high above Bull Shoals Lake looking into Missouri from Arkansas.
The 250 Ninja really shows what strengths it has in these hilly, twisty roads. We spent 5 hours on our 250's in this terrain today and they performed brilliantly. Prior to purchasing our first Ninja250, I had read this thread and was convinced it was the right bike for my wife to start out on. A few months later, I had mine as well.
You can not go wrong with this bike - period.