When it comes to insurance, motorcycles tend to have higher premiums than passenger cars. Their open nature and comparative lack of safety features leaves them at greater risk of accidents, and thus, higher insurance premiums. This is especially true for new riders, who incur higher insurance rates due o their relative lack of experience and time behind the handlebars.
Motorcycle riding coach Abby Spaedt of Greeley Harley-Davidson in northern Colorado sees new riders first-hand when they take her class. She understands what type of bikes are solid choices for recently trained riders. Abby shares her top 5 suggested bikes for new riders that should be able to secure low-cost insurance premiums. It’s important to keep in mind that these are only confident suggestions for you to look into.
There are numerous types of helmets, but the three main designs are the full face, ¾, and the ½ helmet. The full-face helmet is the safest choice of the three.