When it comes to getting started in the world of dirt biking, a lot of enthusiasts end up investing in the biggest, baddest dirt bike they can afford, which is usually not a concern if they buy one through salvage dirt bike auctions. The selection of the bike, however, should be based on their riding skills, and other factors, such as their height and weight, and of course, riding conditions. If you are a dirt bike enthusiast looking to buy your first mean machine, this article is for you. Read on, as we present a list of some of the best dirt bikes for beginners you can find in our online auction featuring wrecked motorcycles for sale. 

Suzuki RM85

Powered by an 84.7 CC 2-stroke liquid-cooled single cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission, the Suzuki RM85 is a perfect option for juniors who want to get started with dirt biking. While the mid-size dirt bike is easy on the pocket, its handling and maneuverability can be compared to many much costlier options; thanks to dependable braking and suspension features, which makes it an ideal choice for beginners. 

Yamaha YZ125

Offering a perfect point for adults to get started in the world of dirt biking, the Yamaha YZ125 is a lightweight (200 pounds without fuel), and reliable dirt bike that won’t give you much to complain about. Unarguably one of the best handling bikes in its class, the YZ125 is powered by a 124 CC liquid-cooled engine, capable of producing up to 35 horsepower, which gives you enough power to tackle challenging riding conditions without any trouble. 

Also Read: 5 Yamaha Dirt Bikes to Consider

Honda CRF250X

The next in the list is the much-acclaimed and admired, the Honda CRF250X, one of the most successful dirt bikes produced by the Japanese automaker. Offering a unique blend of old-school capability and contemporary design, the CRF250X is powered by a 249 CC liquid-cooled single cylinder four-stroke engine, mated to a 5-speed transmission system. Besides being known to offer a luxurious feeling on the road, the bike is exceptionally stable at mild-trail speeds.

Yamaha YZ250X

If you are a fan of two-stroke motors and what a motorcycle that can live up to your expectations as you move from beginner to intermediate level, the Yamaha YZ250X could be an ideal option. Powered by a 249cc two-stroke engine mated to a wide-ratio 5-speed transmission system, the YZ250X builds upon the racing heritage of the YZ250 motocrosser, as it is based on Yamaha’s advanced motocross-derived chassis. 

The Last Word

Getting started with dirt biking is neither as cost-intensive nor as complex, as a lot of people think it is. If budget is your biggest obstacle, you can always buy your first machine through the salvage dirt bike auctions held at AutoBidMaster. As a leading name in the American auto auction industry, we give you access to the largest auto auction inventory in the country, featuring a range of clean and crashed motorcycles for sale. If you have any questions about our auctions or any of the vehicles featured in our inventory, feel free to reach us at +1 (503) 298-4300, Monday through Friday, 04:00 AM to 04:00 PM (Pacific Time). Alternatively, email us at [email protected] and we’ll take it from there. 

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