1. Honda CRF50F, $1499
Nowadays, the Honda CRF50F is the starting point for little guys and gals who want to experience motorized recreation on two wheels, The CRF50F’s 49cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke delivers a mellow powerband that’s perfect for beginners. Mom and Dad can bring the kids along slowly, thanks to the CRF50F’s adjustable throttle limiter, and its automatic clutch and three-speed transmission teaches riders how to shift without having to deal with a manual clutch. The CRF50F’s 21.6-inch seat height makes the bike easy to manage for short inseams, and with a claimed weight of just 110 lbs., this little red superstar is easy to toss in the bed of a truck.