What is a normal weight limit for most scooters?

by Joel

My weight is at 275 and falling (thank God). I have always wanted to own a scooter. I found a used one for $400. I have no info other than it is a year old. I am going to check it out in two weeks. I just want to know what the weight limit is on most of these.

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Apr 29, 2019
350 on a 250 NEW
by: Jeff

I weigh 350 and ride a Vespa 250, 75mph on flats. I can feel it pull going uphill, but then it is a small motor. I had test rode down to the 125 size and knew it would not be safe on the roads for my commute, 45 nominally, 55 in real world. I was dithering between a Genuine Blur (220) and the Vespa, but after a test ride on the Blur, found a great deal on a used 2008 GTS 250 and haven't looked back. (An aside, though I can't confirm with my manual, there is a payload capacity for 900lb)I did get to ride a 300, and will upgrade one of these years...

Sep 11, 2011
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by: Craig

I am 6ft and 260 pounds. I have a 250cc Roketa scooter and it is good for my size. I tried a 150cc scoot before and it was too slow accelerating and not a fast enough top speed. My 250 can accelerate with 4 wheel traffic and has a top speed of 75. I can also carry me and my girlfriend together

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