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Old 12-12-2012, 06:01 PM   #41
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No engine braking???? How do you figure? How do you think they eventually come to a stop/slow roll? Gravity pulls down, so that's a little. What's pulling them backwards to slow them down?
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Old 12-12-2012, 06:11 PM   #42
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No engine braking???? How do you figure? How do you think they eventually come to a stop/slow roll? Gravity pulls down, so that's a little. What's pulling them backwards to slow them down?
Scooters don't engine brake as hard or fast
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Old 12-12-2012, 06:14 PM   #43
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Scooters don't engine brake as hard or fast
True, because they lack the torque of a larger motor! But tell me they don't, and I'm willing to get into an e-argument.
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Old 12-12-2012, 06:16 PM   #44
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True, because they lack the torque of a larger motor! But tell me they don't, and I'm willing to get into an e-argument.
And you can control how much which is dangerous if you add to much at the wrong speeds
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Old 12-12-2012, 06:19 PM   #46
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Old 12-12-2012, 06:22 PM   #47
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And you can control how much which is dangerous if you add to much at the wrong speeds
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I've been doing this a while..
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Old 12-12-2012, 06:22 PM   #48
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I'm not voting because the answer is OBVIOUS!!
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Old 12-12-2012, 07:20 PM   #50
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Old 12-12-2012, 07:42 PM   #51
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IMO....Scooter...after certain speed, they are unstable....smaller wheels..fully automatic = no engine braking...Suspension too bouncy.....atleast, thats what I learnt from my 3 scooters..
Might want to check out Burgmans, Silverwing, Mp3, and the new BMW,
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The REAL, and pertinent, question here is .... What is more difficult, Calculus or Physics??
I know I can't do either of those on a SS....





On a scooter however......



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Old 12-12-2012, 08:34 PM   #53
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:45 PM   #54
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the two scooters i had were fully automatic...so to slow down i had to use hand brakes....when i cut the throttle...it rolled like a 2 stroke rolls....
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Might want to check out Burgmans, Silverwing, Mp3, and the new BMW,
the scooter i had was 100cc ... Kinetic honda
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Again..i am speaking from my experience.....yeah..around a parking lot....at slow speeds a scooter might be less work..
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If u think bout it, if u Truly think about it, riding a scooter aggressively is more difficult because of the lack of sportbike technology. Trust me.
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:32 AM   #58
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If u think bout it, if u Truly think about it, riding a scooter aggressively is more difficult because of the lack of sportbike technology. Trust me.
I agree, plus the center of gravity is harder to control
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i've been riding a scooter around the shop, and its freaking scary. No way I would ride one on the streets full time
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