Would a Genuine Roughhouse scooter be the right 50cc scooter for us as a couple?

by Laura Rodgers
(Boston, MA)

We live in Boston and are looking for a scooter to "bop" around town. We are tall; I weigh about 160 and am 5'9", and my husband at 6'2" weighs in about 220.

We may even want to use the scooter together to go "scoot" out to dinner. The Genuine Roughhouse was recommended to us. We tried it separately and even together and did well with it.

We could both comfortably sit on it and at least on the flat road it carried us along nicely. What do you think... Any ideas... or is the Roughhouse right for us? Is it crazy for the two of us to get on a 50cc scooter?

Thank you for any suggestions you may have... Laura

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Aug 16, 2010
Go For It
by: Jim Zeiser

I just checked the specs at the Genuine site and it said 30 mph-restricted. With a two stroke engine that means a "few" more mph are available and I'm sure the dealer knows how. If you both fit on it comfortably - have at it. Scooters like it carry couples all the time in the Caribbean, in blazing hot weather, with little care.

It should be the perfect inner city weapon.

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