Ladies - Women's first bike choice

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Re: Ladies - Women's first bike choice

#201 Unread post by bestazy » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:49 am

Hi all!
If you’re going to be doing mostly in town rides, Connie’s large size and relatively high weight become bigger concerns, especially for a first bike. I think a DL650, SV650, or a Ninja 650 would be better in that case

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Re: Ladies - Women's first bike choice

#202 Unread post by ACollins012 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:42 am

I am a beginner and we just spent the entire weekend shopping for bikes, I have my heart set on a street bike so no cruisers etc. I have narrowed my search down to two bikes. I am only 5'1" and 120lbs so I am a small woman. I am looking towards a Ninja 650 or a Ninja 300. I am interested in the 300 for learning purposes and the fact that I know it CAN be lowered if we decide... but the 650 is more appealing for the long run because i'm fairly sure if I get the 650 I will stick with that for a long time. Opinions? Ideas? Thoughts?

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Re: Ladies - Women's first bike choice

#203 Unread post by JessicaD » Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:06 am

I have personally thought of building a bike. If your bike is comfy then getting a framesize isn't a problem. Reach, stack and head angle, will give you decide application/use. Then just choose frame material

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#204 Unread post by gsxrjen » Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:05 am

I'm 5'2" and 100 lbs. I ride the Suzuki S83. Good power and comfortable. Easy to handle

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Re: Ladies - Women's first bike choice

#205 Unread post by blues2cruise » Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:38 pm

gsxrjen Your bike sounds perfect for you. Good choice.
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Re: Ladies - Women's first bike choice

#206 Unread post by rebepamela » Tue Dec 01, 2020 5:12 am

Information on this post really helpful to me for choosing my new bike. Thanks!

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Re: Ladies - Women's first bike choice

#207 Unread post by blues2cruise » Thu Dec 10, 2020 11:48 pm

rebepamela wrote:
Tue Dec 01, 2020 5:12 am
Information on this post really helpful to me for choosing my new bike. Thanks!
What did you get?
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Re: Ladies - Women's first bike choice

#208 Unread post by Miles_Ha11 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:39 pm

It amazes me to see women nowadays driving a motorcycle. Which one did you end up getting?

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