If the tall-in-the-saddle appeal of ADVs is right up your alley, consider the Honda NC700X. Aside from style and ergos, there’s nothing really off-road-y about the NC700X, but that’s okay. The point is more about practicality, which the NC has in spades. Where you’d expect the gas tank to be, it even has a large cubby that’ll swallow a full-face helmet. Nice. Keeping it really beginner friendly, the NC is available with Honda’s DCT automatic transmission. And before you ask, Honda’s heated grip kit only costs $230.