A street motorcycle, also known as a naked bike or roadster, is a road legal bike designed for beginners and veterans. Only to be ridden pavement, the smooth tires of a street motorcycle are only designed for paved and dry roads. Because of the light tread on the tire, a street bike can handle very well when riding and can gain peed quickly. Street bikes can exceed speeds of 125 mph (201 km/h). Some people recommend street bikes as beginner bikes because of their quicker pick up speed and their ease of use and handling.