It had been in the company's lineup for years because of its popularity with beginners, so you may find plenty of used ones on the market. Tricia Szulewski, Associate Editor. Page 1 of 30 items. Women Riders Now E-Newsletter. The Iron gets beginners going with attitude!
I can maneuver it being only 5 feet 3 inches—it's not top heavy and smaller controls fit my hands.
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Instead of continuing to upgrade what was becoming a technologically outdated model, Kawasaki created a new platform from the ground up. Therefore these are considered the best beginner motorcycles for new riders. Read our story on the bikes' introduction. Both Honda models are full of high-tech features including a 6-speed transmission in an affordable, lightweight package. This article has been updated on January 31, Yamaha wants the V Star to be as appealing as possible to beginners, so the bike has many features found on bigger motorcycles, like a V-twin engine, spoke wheels and a two-up seat.