Are the gas savings on a scooter really worth it?

by Kent
(Fort, Worth, TX)

I have a paid for car that gets 32 miles to the gallon and I drive 20 miles to work. Most of it will be 3 lane highway with some side street.

All through college I rode a Yamaha 800 shaft drive, so I am familiar with motorcycles. I am 270 pounds and 6 ft 2.

So the question really is, what make and model will fit the bill and does the savings in gas really compensate on the price?

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Jul 12, 2011
by: Anonymous

Only if you enjoy riding two wheelers. It costs me about 10 cent a mile to ride my scooter. That includes gas, insurance, inspection, tag, maintenance and riding gear.

You will have to add in the cost off the bike to get a complete picture of the expenses. I really enjoy riding and it is worth it to me.

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