Originally Posted by Vinduroman
I hear 'ya. Wife went with a Honda CRF230L. Low seat height. Low center of gravity. Air cooled (less to fail), decent suspension for play riding. Good low end torque. Smooth power delivery. Fully street legal. She's ridden it well in the Ozarks, Ouachitas and Colorado (barring a minor mis-queque).
We went on a ride yesterday. She had a lot of fun. Her bike does not even have a head light so we had to get on and off the paved roads pretty fast. Say a xr 250 that is street legal. Its fun to go riding with her. Just hope she stays safe