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There are lots of exciting bikes that you as a learner find attractive. It may be difficult to pick something because there are so many things to take into account before you actually purchase something. However, if you are a beginner, the choice of suitable motorcycles for you is not that wide, and it is even smaller for those who wish to consider only classic machines. I myself love them and I have ridden several of them, which means that I know a few models to recommend to you if you wish to master your riding skills. So, if you are planning to learn how to ride a bike and you prefer traditionally looking machines, I can help you to pick the best motorcycle. Just keep reading this article to find out more.
Best Classic Motorcycles for Learners
What Classic Motorcycles Really Are

Many people believe that such motorcycles are essentially machines that were produced several decades ago, but this is only partially true. The thing is that any bike that has this special traditional look can be called so. The vintage machines are really pretty odds, Today, you can find many models that remind you machines from old movies but they were made recently so they come with all the modern features.

How to Choose the Best Bike for a Beginner?

I will recommend a few models for you, but since there are many more options that you can find on the Internet when searching for a classic bike, you also need to know what to pay your attention to.
So, the important things to look at are as following:
• Seat height;
• Riding position;
• Weight;
• Price;
• Style.
You do not have to purchase an expensive super powerful motorcycle with all those modern advanced features, but what you need is a lightweight machine that you can control easily.

Best Classic Bikes Suitable for a Beginner

Below you will find a few models that I have chosen myself based on my experience. I will also provide here prices for used machines, which really depend on the condition of the bike. You can also find other offers on the Internet. As a learner, you will likely do lots of mistakes and you never know if you really like riding a bike until you try it. However, a new machine is more reliable, so if your budget allows, you can opt for a brand new motorcycle.

Honda CB1100 Ex
Best Classic Motorcycles for Learners
This is a great option for a beginner looking for a beautifully looking motorcycle that is very easy to control. There is a seamless gas tank, timeless steel chassis, which makes it look in a traditional way. The bike also has a nice frame and chrome fenders, which contributes to its classic look. Although it is not the cheapest machine, you can find a used bike under $10,000.
Specification:
• Engine: 1140cc;
• Seat height: 31.2 inches;
• Transmission: six-speed;
• Fuel capacity: 4.4 gal.;
• Curb weight: 540 pounds.

Bonneville T120 Triumph
Best Classic Motorcycles for Learners
This beginner motorcycle looks timeless and it is pretty powerful thanks to the 1200cc engine. The machine is good to keep control while enjoying a relaxed position. Some of the key elements of the machine giving it this special look are heated grips and handcrafted chrome details. You can also get it for less than $10,000.
Specifications:
• Engine: 1200cc;
• Cooling System: liquid cooled;
• Curb Weight 224 kg;
• Fuel Tank Capacity: 14.5 l;
• Transmission: six-speed gears.

Yamaha V-STAR 250
(https://bike.net/Yama…r_250_2008)
Best Classic Motorcycles for Learners
This beginner motorcycle will be a good choice for those who love a classic American dream style machine. The bike comes with the low seat position, which makes it attractive for smaller riders, particularly, ladies. Since its weight is only 147 kg it is a lightweight machine that you will find easy to handle. As for disadvantages, it does not have a large fuel capacity, but for a learner, it is not a problem. Also, the bike may not be powerful enough for cruising with a passenger, but, again, as a learner, you will not need it for a long time. The price is also attractive because MSRP for 2018 new model is only $4,349.
• Engine: 249cc, air-cooled;
• Seat height: 685 mm (27 inches);
• Fuel capacity: 9,5 l (2,5 gal);
• Transmission: five-speed;
• Curb weight: 147 kg (324 lbs).

If you are a beginner who wants to get a high-quality classic motorcycle to learn how to ride, you will surely find several options available on the market that you can get for a good price. You just need to test the machine before you actually get it to make sure that it is comfortable for you.

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