Without knowing you, I would suggest that it is too much for a first ride... Too abrupt to be safe without experience - too expensive to allow for small spills. How about a used starter - maybe an S3? That is similar in size, cheap and pretty smooth. You can then advance to the Brutale when you have the experience and the urge remains...ricster said:
I wish these were available in the US, I would have had one years ago, but alas we get NO Cagivas.desmolight said:I agree. Not the Brutale as first bike. :bawling:
Why not the nice Raptor 650. It has the famous suzuki twin 650 engine, very nice frame and has respectable performances. You can compare it with the Ducati S2R 800. I don't know the price in the US but it should be about $7000.
Also, you ride different with this Cagiva (MV Agusta group) but check that you have a dealer around your home.
Keep this Raptor in your mind. Think about it. :stickpoke
Test ride it and I am sure you will like it :ahhh:
Yep, I agree that the Monster 620 is a great first bike. My wife just passed the MSF course and we are looking to get her a used one.fazer6 said:I wish these were available in the US, I would have had one years ago, but alas we get NO Cagivas.
But, the Ducati Monster 600 range (620-new695) would be a good choise too, and you could still ride Italian.