"What's the best bike for a beginner?" It's perhaps the most frequently asked question in motorcycle showrooms
and in online forums. It's a necessary question, and one we've tried to answer here from time to time.
But it got us thinking, what about experienced riders? What's the best bike for those who have crossed the
invisible threshold between newbie and veteran? And what does it mean to be an experienced rider, anyway?
An experienced rider can handle and have fun on just about any bike (except a Katana)
, so finding the one that suits him or her, is a whole another discussion. But the second question merits
further investigation, and the answer comes in two parts: traits, and actions. Here are
some tips on becoming a better motorcycle rider.