BMW C 650 GT versus Suzuki Burgman 650 – two grown up and impressive luxury scooter in direct comparison.
The Burgman 650 shows itself completely retreaded in a modern shell, but the typical features, which distinguish the big Burgman, are fortunately extant. The strengths are the powerful engine and the excellent gearing. Because of that the scooter can accelerate very good from zero on. By activating the power mode, the Burgman gets even more powerful. Even the sporty drivers will get their money’s worth.
Recently the Burgman 650 offers the option, to shift the gears manual, by shift paddles on the left side of the handlebar, so you can rev up the engine. If there is a weak spot, then it is the chassis. The convenient, comfortable designed suspension can cause, that the scooter grounds with the centre stand. But the scooter is never really unstable. A nice and practical feature (more…)
How to Get a Motorcycle License.
Here’s how to get what you need to safely and legally hit the road.
You will need Motorcycle Operator Manual and study guide Motorcycle learner’s permit
Motorcycle safety course Helmet, gloves, and over-the-ankle boots and on-cycle motorcycle skills test. (more…)
With 4 million views on this I really wonder what this person was thinking. I wonder if the cops got a license plate photo or a roadblock?
I know that if someone like this passed me on the highway, in and out of traffic like that it would have scared the hibijibee’s out of me.
As found on Youtube
This video is about someone trying out the Piaggio MP3 500 LT motorscooter.
This is his story.
We also have a friend who purchased this unusual motor scooter. We met him at a motorscooter rally in Arkansas with a group called Scoot The Ozarks.
Even though he could come up to a stop sign and stop and not put his fee down, he did have an incident where when he put his left foot down at the stop light his Piaggio tipped over because the road slanted to the left and (more…)
Welcome to this week’s Cruiser Customizing tip of the week where we’re going to be talking about tires. In general, tires are a mystery for the motorcycle consumer. We take our bikes to the shop and tell the shop people to put tires on. But what do we really need to know? So today we’re going to take a little of time, we’re going to explain what the “sidewall” means.
So here we have a Metzler 180/55 ZR18. The “180” is the tire width in millimeters. The “55” would be the aspect ratio. The aspect ratio of this tire is the relationship of this tire’s cross-section height to the cross-section width. In this particular tire, with an aspect ratio of 55, for example, height is about 55% of the tire width. The next marking on the sidewall is the ZR. The Z tells you what speed the tire is rated at and the R simply means (more…)
In this video, we’ll demonstrate how to properly install a seat cover onto your motorcycle or ATV seat.
You’ll need a couple of standard tools such as a flat-blade screwdriver and a pair of pliers. It’s always a good idea to have a pair of safety glasses as well. You’ll also need a staple gun with some quarter inch staples.
We’ve found that both the mechanical and pneumatic staplers work for this job.
What we want to go into this segment is about your motorscooter and motorcycle and other batteries;
1.how to check your battery
2. how to make sure it is charging correctly;
3. how to check your charging system in general.
4. We already cleaned the battery.
Now we have to check we have our volts. Set the volts, check our battery and make sure we have a good standing charge which we do have a good standing charge; anything over 12 is a good standing charge. (more…)
Motorcycles are more than just two wheels and an engine. So, to point out the basic parts of a motorcycle, we have here a 2013 Triumph Street Triple R.
You can see that it has two wheels and an engine, but there are a lot other things that go into it. Like, the handlebars, where the majority of your hand controls are placed.