Originally Posted by Moolicious
Second question: what frame is most recommended for a girl?
The term "lady's bike" referring to bike with a frame that has a top tube connecting to the seat tube at a low point to give large stand-over clearance is obsolete and non-descriptive. The term "step-through" seems to be taking hold as the successor.
Actually, a male is the one who is in danger of smashing his balls; so, the old gender-oriented terms should have been reversed.
But to address the question, a girl, being generally less able to lift than a guy, should keep an eye on the frame weight when choosing.