Hi, im looking for a good beginner's motorcycle.?

i need a good beginner's motorcycle with good mpg, no more than $4000, and able to handle the highway frequently. im also petite, 5'2.
any suggestions? thanks.
Update: i need a good beginner's motorcycle with good mpg, no more than $4000, and able to handle the highway frequently. im also petite, 5'2. any suggestions? thanks. also, i need some suggestions on how to convince my parents...my mom mainly, i already have 5. 1. a moto. is cheaper than a car. 2. the... show more i need a good beginner's motorcycle with good mpg, no more than $4000, and able to handle the highway frequently. im also petite, 5'2.
any suggestions? thanks.

also, i need some suggestions on how to convince my parents...my mom mainly, i already have 5.
1. a moto. is cheaper than a car.
2. the insurance is cheaper too.
3. great mpg, less pollution
4. ill take the safety class, wear helmets, etc.
5. i already know how to ride anyway.
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