Motorized scooters are a great purchase. But before you buy, you'll need to know more about your options, in terms of types of street legal scooters.
The most popular type of scooter in the US today is probably what is known as a "street legal scooter". These moter scooters can truly hold their own in heavy traffic or on the freeway with cars, trucks, SUVs and motorcycles.
These aren't the little putt putt Vespas of yesteryear. Or rather, you CAN still buy the small models of street legal scooters if all you want to do is motor short distances at moderate speeds.
But if you want to go faster and longer, then the good news is, there are many different options... in scooters with engines of 125cc all the way up to 600cc workhorses that are every bit as powerful as a typical motorycle.
Scooters are just as legitimate for 2-wheel travel these days as any motorcyle on the road!
Motorized scooters can be classified using a few different factors:
Knowing your needs and wants going into any moter scooter purchase is essential. A street legal scooter might be more scooter than you need. On the other hand, some scooters only go 45 or 50 MPH tops, so if you plan to travel on a high-speed highway, you may need more power and size in your scooter.
Here are just a few of the many choices you'll have when you start looking at scooters...
So, take time to read through this section of the site to learn more about types of moter scooters and also to think about what you really want or need. You can use the links above to start your exploration and discovery into motorized scooters.
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