Okay, first off I don't own a bike. I don't even have a license yet. I'm very interested in getting both, however. I've talked a little bit to a couple people who ride or at least know about bikes, and they both said that it would be best to start out on an older 500 or 600cc bike, so I don't die basically. Right now all I'm doing is research. It will be at least 6 months, if not a full year, before I get a bike. If anyone could give me some tips, or even some bikes they'd recommend I'd be more than happy to do the research myself and get some knowledge under my belt so I can come back and have a little basic knowledge to discuss pros and cons, prices, etc. Thanks much.