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Need Advice Choosing First Motorcycle

Just got my license!


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I'm a new rider. I just got my license today! Now comes the grueling task of trying to pair me with my first bike. I was leaning towards a Honda Rebel or a Suzuki Boulevard. Someone mentioned the Suzuki may be too heavy for me. He said the Honda Rebel is good, but if something happens it doesn't have that much power to get me out of a situation? I'm 5 feet and about 105 pounds. Don't know if that makes a difference.

Someone also recommended the Buell Blast 500cc for a beginner. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks!

Hawthorne, New Jersey

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