Sport bike vs. cruiser: a comparison for the first time buyer. Part 2-4

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How does it feel?

One of the first things I did when I took the bike out was to roll around the parking lot to get the general feel for the braking, steering, center of gravity and controls. A sport bike is a very different beast than a cruiser so the details can be very important, like not dying on the road important.

When you first climb on to one of these, you feel compact and very face forward, which is exactly what you are. A lot of your weight is distributed forward and thus your weight is on your hands and wrists. However, it is not entirely uncomfortable, which was surprising for me. I have seen those ergonomic chairs on TV where you are s