Best Bikes To Begin Your Ride

Updated: Aug 19, 2021


We all know that feeling. The thrill of adventure calling to you, pulling you towards the nearest motorcycle dealership. But if you’re only just beginning your biking journey it may seem a little daunting trying to find the best bike for you.

The good news is you don’t have to worry about that. Given our experience with learner riders we have done the research for you and hand-picked the motorcycles we believe will help you kick-start your rides.

First things first, if you’re not quite ready to commit to a motorcycle just yet, starting out with a scooter will still give you a great experience. Peugeot has a wonderful line of scooters that would be perfect for first-time riders. The scooters come with either 50 or 125 cylinder capacity and come in an affordable price range.


Branded as a smarter scooter, the Peugeot Pulsion Allure contains:

- 4-stroke single cylinder engine

- A 125 cylinder capacity (cc)

- ABS braking system

RRP: £4,649

Find more like this through Lancaster Motorcycles who also provide repairs and MOT services to help you get your best start in biking.

With curved bars offering good control and comfort as well as it's low centre of gravity, this scooter is a great choice for learner riders. The scooter is easy to handle making learning to ride a safe but fun experience.

Looking for something a little different? Check out the RideMT recommended motorcycle.


Alongside a super efficient enhanced Smart Power (eSP) engine this bike has:

- 124cc

- 6 speed gear type

- Great value for money

RRP: £2,799

Used for RideMT training courses, this easy to handle bike will give you a smooth start to your rides.

This low-weight bike with it's reputation for sturdiness is a great option for novice riders. It's low price and ability to withstand rough rides makes it a smart choice and is a favourite with those who train at RideMT. If this sounds like the bike for you, head on over to Honda webpage.

Maybe you're looking for something with a sportier style? Look no further!


This bike is great for beginner riders, providing them with:

- 125cc single cylinder engine

- Twin-petal front disc brakes

- Hidden under-seat exhaust

RRP: £2,799.99

With twin LED headlights giving this bike a powerful front stance, it is seen as a great introduction into the biking world. The LXS combines agile handling and a superb overall performance with an affordable price, making this bike a popular choice with beginner riders. Find this and more at the Lexmoto website.

Hopefully this has helped take some of the pressure off and you can get out on that open road soon! Don't forget the most important part of riding though - stay safe!

Making sure you have the right gear is essential to this, so check out our online store at RideMT to make sure you have everything you need.

Remember - Dress for the slide, not the ride!


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