Beginner Motorcycle Rider Blog

A starter motorcycle for a beginner rider is not something you choose lightly.  The beginner rider needs to choose a motorcycle that is appropriate for an entry-level rider that is new to motorcycle riding!  The below articles are designed to give that starter rider a great idea of what good beginner motorcycles are as well as great beginner motorcycles! 

The Increasing Number of Female Motorcyclists in the US


Beginners Guide: Things to Look for in a Beginner Motorcycle for a Beginner Woman Rider

There is a wide range of motorcycles on the market, which can make choosing one a daunting task for anyone, especially women who area smaller part of the motorcycle market and so the number of motorcycles that are aimed at them has taken less of a priority with manufacturers.



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The Increasing Number of Female Motorcyclists in the US 

The number of female motorcycle riders is increasing rapidly, mainly owing to Millennials. Women account for 19% of motorcycle owners across all age categories, up from fewer than 10% a decade earlier.



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15 Best Motorcycles for Beginner Riders from the 2020 Model Year

There are a lot of great beginner motorcycles available if you are in the market for a new or slightly used starter motorcycle. Visit this blog to see the list of top 15 beginner motorcycles that should make your shortlist of great 2020 beginner motorcycles for you to consider.



Maturity maters when it comes to choosing an appropriate beginner motorcycle 

This article walks you through some of the key maturity considerations that any beginner motorcycle rider needs to mentally walk through to make sure they are choosing a beginner motorcycle that is appropriate for the level of maturity.  



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How can some of your past experiences help you determine which beginner motorcycle is right for you?

Beginner motorcycle riders are going to have to get good at some particular motor skills and develop some specific coordination for activities like leaning into turns and balancing front and back brake operation.  In this article, we look at how some relevant past experiences can help you choose a beginner motorcycle



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Why aftermarket handlebars can be a very bad idea for a beginner motorcycle?

There are a lot of after-market options out there for changing the look and feel of motorcycles and handlebar upgrades are a popular option.  This article explains why some aftermarket and unconventional motorcycle handlebar styles are not something that a beginner motorcycle should have.  



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What are the financial considerations when choosing your beginner motorcycle?

If you’re like most people, you haven’t discovered the money tree yet and so purchasing a beginner motorcycle is something you need to plan as it will have a big impact on your finances (as well as the insurance, maintenance, etc).  This article covers some key financial considerations when choosing a beginner motorcycle.



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Choosing the right seat height for a beginner motorcycle

Motorcycles come in a variety of sizes and one significant factor is how high the seat is from the road surface as this will impact how high up the rider is suspended when riding.  More importantly, when the rider comes to a stop, this factor will determine if the rider can firmly place both, or just one foot on the ground.



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When is a motorcycle simply too heavy to be a good beginner motorcycle? 

Particularly in the world of beginner motorcycles, size definitely matters, because most likely a beginner motorcycle rider is going to make balancing mistakes with the motorcycle and the only thing that is going to prevent the motorcycle from falling over, is the rider’s strength.  So, this article explains how to find a motorcycle that is simply not too heavy for you as a beginner motorcycle rider.



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Are Automatic Motorcycles Good Motorcycles For Beginners?

Learning to ride a motorcycle is challenging enough for beginner motorcycle riders.  In this article, we look into the topic of automatic motorcycles and if these motorcycles (as opposed to conventional manual transmission motorcycles) are the best starter-type motorcycle. 



How Do You Find Great Used Beginner Motorcycles?

Sure, every rider probably would like to go with a great new beginner motorcycle but not only will that cost more upfront, but that beginner motorcycle can really put a dent into your finances particularly if you find out quickly later, you didn’t buy the best motorcycle for a beginner and you need to sell it and move on to another.  This article helps you reduce the risk involved in buying a new beginner motorcycle and gives you some guidance on how to find a great used beginner motorcycle instead.



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