Bike Crew: Good starter bike?

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  1. Roasted

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    I've been wanting a bike badly lately but here is the kicker. I can't see myself riding a sport bike. Just not my style. :dunno:
    It seems that all the nice cruisers are 1100+cc and $10K+. Now I could probably afford one but would I be an idiot for getting that much power as a first bike to learn on? Plus, wouldn't I be fucking up the transmission on a pricy bike if I was learning to shift, etc. on it?

    I guess what I'm looking for is some suggestions for decent cruisers that would be fun to learn on (hopefully relatively inexpensive) before I am ready to graduate to something crazy like a Harley V-Rod or a Yamaha Warrior. One that seems to possibly fit the bill is a Honda Shadow, anyone have any experience with this bike? Any other suggestions?
     
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  6. Roasted

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    I would get that only if I could install a passenger seat at the back for a tattooed biker hoe.
     
  7. Quagmire

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    That would be HOT! HOT!
     
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    hayabusa
     
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    This question gets asked at least once a day.
     
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  11. Roasted

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    Too sporty :(
     
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    if he had a sub he could search.
     
  13. Roasted

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    Yes but this version has a twist...CRUISER :coolugh:
    All I ever see suggested are sport bikes
     
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    I'd rather a cruiser.
     
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    honda rebel
     
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    Honda Shadow.:dunno:
    Or a small rebel 250.
     
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