Originally Posted by JerryH
. The BV models, Honda Reflex, Honda Helix, and a few more fall in between. They are loooonng like a maxi, but don't have the displacement. They can be ridden on the freeway, but only at nearly full throttle.
BVs range from 250 to 500cc. I can and have cruised for hours at a time going 90mph on my BV 500 and not be WOT. The BV 250 is more like our Sports City which had no problems hitting the rev limiter on I-40 on my recent ride from California to Texas - at 92 indicated or 88 GPS. Granted heavy cross winds will take their toll on it maxing it out WOT around 70. I've not ridden a BV 350 but from the folks I know who ride them have had no problems even 2 up on the freeways in So. Calif. and Texas with it.
I guess I'm closer to MODNROD except that it isn't but the butt (the Vespa GTS has a fat ass but I don't consider it a maxi) and front faring with the more cruiser riding position is to me what makes a maxi.