The ultimate guide to beginner motorcycles. What you need to know to pick the right machine.
New Rider Motorcycle Guide
This is your hub for learning about the right beginner motorcycles. What to look for when purchasing a motorcycle, understanding terms and learning how to tell good motorcycles from bad. We want to give you all the tools needed to learn everything you need to know about motorcycles as a beginner. Each year, we also give you our take on the best motorcycles from the most trusted brands, specifically from a newbie perspective.
Cruisers are the epitome of the relaxed motorcycle riding experience. It’s all in the name: they are bikes meant to cruise long distances, without upsetting their rider’s comfort. Cruisers are also a very important market... Read More
By far the most popular motorcycle sector, the sportbike range is filled with bikes of all shapes, sizes, and styles. In the most broad sense of the category, you have naked bikes, semi-fairing streetfighters, and... Read More
Not everyone that gets their motorcycle license wants to be the next Valentino Rossi. Sometimes, the truest expression of our love of two wheels and a motor stuck between them is to simply go out... Read More
While many enthusiasts ride motorcycles for the fun, the sport, or the hobby of it, quite a few of us actually use them as urban transport. No long mountain drives, no highway cruises along the... Read More
While there is nothing wrong with a single-cylinder thumping away, an inline-four screaming through to its redline, or a v-twin rumbling, there is just that special something about a parallel twin motorcycle engine. It’s the... Read More
While we focus a lot on the best beginner motorcycles here, as the name of the site states, and we sometimes forget that the term motorcycle encompasses more than just the rip-snorting sport nakeds, the... Read More
In decades past, there was a gigantic push towards higher and higher displacement as the only way to produce more exciting, more powerful, and faster motorcycles. However, in the past few years, manufacturers have realized... Read More
We compare some popular beginner motorcycles to help with your decision-making.