Yes, R15 is suitable for short rides provided you are comfortable with the fairing part. Moreover, with the seat height of 800 mm it is comfortable to handle the bike. But the fairing and the aerodynamic design would be a bit challenging to handle in traffic. Currently, version 2.0 is available for Yamaha R15 which comes with a 149.8 cc engine producing 16.8 BHP and 15 NM of torque. The bike delivers excellent performance on highways and race tracks. You can get the Yamaha R15 V2.0 for INR 1,14,241.