Monday, May 1, 2017

What fits well on my R.V.?

    We often have customers who are searching for a good scooter to place on the back of their RV. This is quite a good idea.
You get the RV to your campsite, everything is set-up for the week, and you want to run into town for ice, food, or to see that cool band at the bar. Who wants to haul that giant RV into town when you can hop on a 49cc scoot; throw on a helmet and some gloves and have a nice ride into town?

I  know what we would do. We have been bringing a "pit-bike" with us to the races and off-road events for years. It occurred to us early on to have one with a legal tag. We could run into town, get firewood, or just take a nice ride in the county-side for a few hours Saturday night.

Allow us to share what we offer.
We still prefer two stroke engines due to the power advantage over the  four-strokes. However, the 4T's are getting faster, with better cylinder heads, and higher tech engines. All of these bikes can be seen on our sales pages  here.

Genuine offers the buddy 50  starting at $1995. A small 49cc 2T runner. We have seen buddies 10 years old with over 20K miles on the clock and running like a top. If the rider is shorter than 5'3" this is a great choice as this company offers a short seat as well as a lowered shock to accommodate "fun-sized riders".  We have a customer  with both feet on the ground at 4'10" tall.

The Roughhouse 50 is the more rugged version of the buddy. Equipped with 50/50 tires capable of light dirt use and asphalt riding as well. This is the one you want to take the dirt "road" down to the fishing hole. The same 2T motor as the buddy 50. Both of these bikes are capable of 45 MPH ( derestricted) and have a host of well fitting accessories such as rear racks, windshields and hop-up parts.  Again, $1,999 gets you on the road. The sport version goes for $2295.

Then there are the  four-strokes. These are  the clean and green versions of the 50cc world. Genuine Scooters are on board with their new Venture for just $1,599. A 3 valve engine with water cooling so it can run hard and stay reliable.
Lance has been in the 50cc game for a while with several offerings. They have gone all four stroke with their bikes. This means no oil to mix with the gas.
They have 5 models to choose from in the 50 cc range:
The SOHO 50cc at $1799

Their Cabo comes in a 50cc version at $1,699.

The PCH50 at $1,599.

The Cali Classic  50 sits at $1,799 with a different look for a small scooter

As well as the Havana 50cc at $1,799 to round out Lances offering.

We would be remiss to forget to mention SYM and their Mio 50 and its unique looks at $1,999

As you can see, there are plenty of choices for that 50cc to fit on the end of your camper or the hitch of your pick-up. The prices range from $1600 to $2200 so you won't have to break the bank to have some fun. Did we mention fun? Yes, not only are these economical to ride and maintain, often getting 100 MPG in fuel economy, but they are a blast on a warm day. Far more fun to explore with than the big guys.

Stop by and chat with us. We can show you some scooters and even help you figure out how to haul them. We know what works and what doesn't. We keep several different ones in stock, so you can try them all out for size.

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