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Help picking a bike (new rider)

Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:31 pm
by Mau_91
Hello friends,

So for the past few months I have been thinking over buying a bike and getting into this lifestyle, I am planning on taking some classes to learn to ride better and after that buying a used bike as a first approach. I have several options at hand and would like to know which to choose based on your expertise, any comments are very well appreciated!

1. Yamaha Xvs950 Bolt 2015
2. Harley Davison Sposter 1200 2014.
3. Honda Shadow Vt750 2009
4. Harley-davidson Iron 883 2013.
5. Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 T Custom 2014
6. Harley DYNA LOW RIDER 2003
7. Kawasaki VULCAN CLASSIC 900 2015

Re: Help picking a bike (new rider)

Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:43 pm
by Different Spokes TV
My wife just started riding and bought a Honda CB300F before even getting her license. In my opinion it's the perfect ride for her and we've already made modifications to make it even more perfect. I do a full breakdown of the bike here:



Here is her first training session on the bike:



Please comment if you have questions. Thanks for reading :D

Re: Help picking a bike (new rider)

Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 4:03 pm
by jmeg8237
The CB300 is one of the ones I'm looking at. Unfortunately I haven't been able to find much on the used market, and I really am hesitant to pay new-bike price for one, since everything I've read says you should buy a used first-bike. But it certainly looks like a nice bike. Spokes, glad to hear your wife was able to reach the ground. I haven't sat on a CB300 yet, and I'm not a great deal taller than she is, so based on her experience, that shouldn't be an issue.

John
Naples, FL

Re: Help picking a bike (new rider)

Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:34 am
by brajon
I would choose Dyna. It is easy to ride.