I am female and I am planning on moving to Holland and get a bike there.
I had taken an MSF rider's course in the US about 3-4 years back, while I was still a student. I knew I wouldn't have money to buy a bike for quite sometime, but I still did it. Not having ridden since then, I don't have any confidence even test-riding a bike.
Now, I am moving to Holland. I am a bit over 30 yrs old, 5 6", 70 kilos (154lbs) I plan to ride only for fun, not for going to work, etc. I would like to ride long distance in time and use the bike to travel and see new places.
I signed up here, because there's a really nice riders forum for women.
Strange thing is, before I started the MSF course, I definitely wanted a Ninja, after the course, I figured out maybe cruisers are better for me, and now I am considering enduro. (Looks of the bike definitely matter to me, and enduro doesn't fair all that well- no offense). In any case, in online forums, noone talks about enduro bikes for beginners. So I thought I'd ask here. Any recommendations on whether I should choose enduro over a cruiser? If so, any recommendations on the brand?
Also I am not sure how/where I can ride in or near Holland for fun. I will be in north of holland and I would be interested in knowing the biking communities, good courses, anything you would be interested in sharing.