Can You Help Me Narrow My Scooter Brand Choices?

by Steve
(McHenry, IL)

I am going to be a first time scooter owner, and I've narrowed it down to 3 scooters: a Suzuki Burgman 400, a Piaggio 250, or a Piaggio 500.

My question is... what is the difference in a Piaggio 250's engine, and a Piaggio MASTER engine like in the 500?

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Aug 12, 2009
Too little Info
by: Jim Zeiser

I would never tell anyone anything based on what you said. Is this going to be your first two wheeler or have you ridden a motorcycle before? If this is your first bike, scooter, two wheeler, start smallest and move up later. A Piaggio 250 is capable of over 80 mph and I think that's too fast for a beginner. A nice Kymco or SYM 200 if you have to have speed for the highway would be better. Plus they're very reliable.

Aug 11, 2009
by: Anonymous

Go with the burgman.
I own a Scarabeo and had to buy a hond so I would have somthing to ride while it was being repaired.

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