I have been seeing a lot of threads about this topic. IMHO Wee in not a very good starter bike, tallish seat height, kinda heavy. I think that a first bike should be a little sub 500cc lightweight type. If you have never riden a bike buy something cheap ride it for a few months then decide what you want the bike to do and go from there. When you drop a cheap bike you don't get as butt hurt as you do with an expensive/nicer one. You know the old saying there's those that have laid a bike down and those that will, most of the time this occurs in the first few months of riding. We had a ton of bike fatalities last year in CO and the majority (7 out of 10 according to some stats) of those were from inexperienced riders.