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I am operating upon a "learner's permit" and cruising the rural roads around my home. I truly like the 2 wheel idea and am enjoying it immensely. Today though, I put some Sea Foam in the tank and took a run around some of the farm country, to be sure it is in the whole system...then put it away for the winter. When spring breaks, I'll get an appointment for my road test. Around here, one cannot plan on a weather cooperating road test day before May rolls around.

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Thanks guys, I plan on going along on some rides with the Legion Riders, since we have a chapter right I'm my own local American Legion post. I am serving as their chaplain already, so perhaps I should join in with them.
Nice looking set up, Yooper !
Can't see myself going from scooter to bike at this point however, since my srthritic joints would rather step through than swing a leg over. Besides, I rather like the seated posture as opposed to straddle position..LOL
I am by now, hooked on the 2-wheeler ride...so if for any reason I don't pass my motorcycle road test...I will go ahead and downgrade to a 50cc scooter. I understand that even those can be derestricted and brought up to a higher level of performance...especially the 2 stroke models..

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I had a Honda metropolitan 50cc scooter in Alaska. It was a blast to run errands in the village but with a 40mph top speed was not suitable for general riding.

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Update on an old post;

I settled for a 2-stroke 50 cc scooter. I have done a couple things with it, so I can reach an honest 44-45 mph on the level. That's good enough for the riding I do, so I am happy with it.

I put on about 4500 miles during the last two summers..but this summer doesn't look so promising, weather wise.

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that's nice enough.

some time back i checked on the cost of tires for one
of those, and the ones i found cost about as much as
for a full size bike

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that's nice enough.

some time back i checked on the cost of tires for one
of those, and the ones i found cost about as much as
for a full size bike
Yes, and I am about due for a new rear tire. It would seem that a tire should last more than 4500 miles..

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Well you want to keep good tires on it. If you ever have one go down at speed you will know why.

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Well you want to keep good tires on it. If you ever have one go down at speed you will know why.
^ ^ ^ and brakes

first thing i've always done to any bike. new brakes before i ride it a foot

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