Not all of Jasan Avant’s list are crotch rockets.
Something I’ve learned as a noob – you don’t need a whole lot of money to get into motorcycling. And while many experienced riders will tell you that your first bike should be a used beater, there’s a lot to be said for the benefits of new technology and engineering – and a warranty. If you’re looking to buy your first bike – or maybe you just want to add a cheap model to your stable – here’s our list of this year’s best bikes for under $5,000.
Noobs go for bikes under $5,000. Here’s the official Spoiler Alert!
- 2015 Honda CBR300R – $4,899
- 2015 Yamaha TW200 – $4,590
- 2015 KTM 390 Duke – $4,999
- 2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 – $4,990
- 2015 Honda CRF250L – $4,999
What? No Harley’s?