Hi shane! Welcome.
There’s a few people on this board that ride gs500f bikes. They like it. Ben started on one as well. I don’t think you’d be going wrong if you chose that bike. It’s certainly a much better first time rider bike choice than cbr600rr. Just have fun at the MSF and gear up before riding. Enjoy!
If there’s anything more important than my ego
around, I want it caught and shot now…