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Anyone ride a scooter too?
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CA200 Offline
High Mileage

Madison Wi.
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Post: #51
RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
I still have my PCX 150 even though I bought a Versys 300 . It still runs me to the hardware store and around town and gives me more then 100mpg every tank.
12-22-2017 07:52 AM
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Ole Offline
Running Like a Top

Evansville Wisconsin
Posts: 720
Joined: May 2013
Post: #52
RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
I would be lost without my Honda Forza 300. I use it like a car. So easy to bop to the store on the scoot rather than a 4 wheeled vehicle,,,,
12-22-2017 09:58 AM
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EmptySea Offline
Been There

Chicagoland, USA
Posts: 4,397
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Post: #53
RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
Ole never gets lost. Don't let him fool ya.

MTC


2013 CB1100 non-abs
2013 CB1100 abs
12-22-2017 10:25 AM
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Cormanus Offline
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Queensland, Australia
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Post: #54
RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
(12-21-2017 10:25 PM)Huladog Wrote:  Yup I’m the insane one who had a 2013 then a 2014 CB1100 then got a FZ-07 until a BMW scooter riding buddy said he was looking at FZ-07’s so I ended up selling him my bike to get a 2018 Suzuki Burgman 400 because I’m old enough not to care what others think and appreciate the benefits of a good scooter!

İmage

That’s my latest ride between the white 400 and the grey 650. Apparently in Hawaii we can get the matte black with red wheels while the rest of the US gets the only gets the white with black wheels.

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Huladog, you change bikes like I change underpants!

Enjoying the Burgman?
12-22-2017 01:25 PM
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Huladog Offline
1st Service Completed

Hawaii
Posts: 213
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Post: #55
RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
(12-22-2017 01:25 PM)Cormanus Wrote:  
(12-21-2017 10:25 PM)Huladog Wrote:  Yup I’m the insane one who had a 2013 then a 2014 CB1100 then got a FZ-07 until a BMW scooter riding buddy said he was looking at FZ-07’s so I ended up selling him my bike to get a 2018 Suzuki Burgman 400 because I’m old enough not to care what others think and appreciate the benefits of a good scooter!

İmage

That’s my latest ride between the white 400 and the grey 650. Apparently in Hawaii we can get the matte black with red wheels while the rest of the US gets the only gets the white with black wheels.

Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

Huladog, you change bikes like I change underpants!

Enjoying the Burgman?

I TOLD you I was insane. Or maybe senile.
12-22-2017 04:48 PM
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Slow Poke Offline
Break-In Period

Marysville
Posts: 25
Joined: Sep 2017
Post: #56
RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
I have a Vespa GTS300. I love that thing. It's just a good all around bike.
12-26-2017 09:39 PM
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jedd Offline
Running Like a Top

Austin, TX
Posts: 264
Joined: Dec 2015
Post: #57
RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
there was a time when I owned both of these maxi scoots concurrently. Burg 650 on left, Burg 400 right
İmage

I bought this Burgman 650 back in 2011:
İmage
all my ADV riding buddies thought i lost my mind when we grouped up for our rides ...but they were equally blown away at how quick it was too.

İmage

You guys HAVE to ride a Burg 650 before you kick the bucket. That's all I'm going to say. switch the button to POWER mode.Big GrinBig Grin

And sooooo rooomy and super duper easy to ride and park.

İmage

In 2014, I bought this Burg 400 rather impulsively. Didn't need a 2nd scooter, but that didn't stop me from buying it. I think it was the ABS on this 400 that nudged me to buy.
İmage

Then a yr after, in 2015, I gave the 650 to my son to use while attending college.

So I'm down to one scooter again...

İmage

in 3 yrs, I've only put 12k miles on it...most of it on short trips around town...
hauling stuff home...
İmage

2014 HONDA CB1100 DLX
2014 SUZUKI VSTROM DL650 Adv
2013 SUZUKI BURGMAN 400
2010 Husaberg FE390
2009 BETA Evo 290
2005 Honda CR250R
01-01-2018 11:18 AM
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Cormanus Offline
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Queensland, Australia
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Post: #58
RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
A bloke could tour comfortably on the 650!
01-01-2018 03:15 PM
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LongRanger Online
Road Warrior

Evergreen, CO
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Post: #59
RE: Anyone ride a scooter too?
Yep. A rider completed my SS1000 aboard a Honda Helix 250 a few years ago, and finished ahead of several Gold Wings and RT's. He didn't seem any worse for wear.

"Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length." - Robert Frost
'14 Honda CB1100 DLX #000094
'13 BMW F800GT
'06 Ducati Monster 620
'98 BMW K1200RS
01-01-2018 03:29 PM
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