Ready, set, ride: best bikes for beginners
The sky isn’t exactly the limit when you’re looking to buy your first motorbike. There’ll be plenty of things to consider like power, road suitability and of course price.
Here is a list of sites that can help you make the most informed decisions on your first big buy.
Loaded up with 12 of the best starter motorcycles for 2016 and 2017, featured rides come with ratings on suitability for beginners, engine size and price. Featured bikes include the Honda Grom, Yamaha WR250R, and the Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS.
Looking for tips on what to look out for when browsing for your first bike? Or which bikes are great for what purpose? Get an easy to digest breakdown of things with our very own guide to the wonderful world of motorcycles by Lino Ooi here and here. This 2-part guide is loaded with different bike types and what they're good for. You'll want to keep this handy if you're planning on shopping around soon.
Now that you’ve gone through the specs, you’ll want the price tags on which models will be the easiest on your pockets.
Our advice: once you’ve been bit by the motorcycle bug, it’s highly and completely probable you’ll get carried away. Don’t. Weigh out your options and take your time. With the right bike and gear, you could just be riding for a lifetime.