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Anyone ride a scooter too?
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ChipBeck Offline
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RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
Gentlemen,

I heard a comedian once say, "Scooters are like fat chicks. No matter how much fun they are you still don't want your friends to see you on one!"

Chip

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03-10-2016 04:55 PM
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Rebel73 Offline
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Lost Angels, Ca
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RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
(03-10-2016 04:55 PM)ChipBeck Wrote:  Gentlemen,

I heard a comedian once say, "Scooters are like fat chicks. No matter how much fun they are you still don't want your friends to see you on one!"

Chip
ROFL

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03-10-2016 04:59 PM
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drodg58 Offline
Running Like a Top

Indiana
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Post: #33
RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
I have wanted a Vespa for years but I don't want to be seen on one that is for sure. Though in Europe nobody would think twice about me riding one to work! I love Europe for that.

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03-11-2016 08:39 AM
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curlyjoe Offline
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Post: #34
RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
For you rockers, check out the 2016 Honda city Adventure concept "scooter".

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03-15-2016 01:26 PM
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Riko Offline
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RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
this and the Tmax are the only scooters than can be called genuinely cool (and Vespa's and the Peugeot Django)

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03-15-2016 02:26 PM
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popgun Offline
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Virginia Beach
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RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
Any idea what size engine it has?

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03-15-2016 03:11 PM
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curlyjoe Offline
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RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
According to this article, the engine and DCT transmission come from the NC750.

Riko, are you aware of the Honda Integra scooter? It looks more motorcycle-like but has the foot-leg placement of a scooter. It's supposedly on the market in Europe and is also based on the NC750.

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03-15-2016 04:56 PM
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Riko Offline
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Belgium
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RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
I know it. Never interested me the idea of a scooter with a chain.

Years ago Honda made a prototype maxi scooter wich was very impressive.
Single sided swingarm. Shaft driven. Powerfull. Etc.
Will try to find out tomorrow what it was called

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03-15-2016 05:05 PM
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Elipten Offline
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San Antonio, TX
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Anyone ride a scooter too?
Now that is a cool scooter. I hope it is available when I need one for my old age.


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03-21-2016 07:46 PM
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Riko Offline
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Belgium
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RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
(03-10-2016 04:55 PM)ChipBeck Wrote:  Gentlemen,

I heard a comedian once say, "Scooters are like fat chicks. No matter how much fun they are you still don't want your friends to see you on one!"

Chip

as an ex scooter driver, I can only concur, even though I really liked my old Burgman 650.

I must say, If I had to choice a scooter, it would be a T-max, it looks good, said to handle like a motorcycle (has the same lay out, engine in the frame not on the swingarm) and...that exhaust sound is really awesome even for motorcycle standards.

Especially with the optional akrapovic pipe, it sound very brutal Smile

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03-22-2016 02:32 AM
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