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Old 04-02-2012, 06:07 PM   #1
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Cruiser Scooters?

I's just thinking how much I'd love a practicle cruiser scooter!

Combine a Cruiser and a Scooter. Other than Craig Vetter's Sportster 1200 scoot [which BTW is badass!], theres no real cruiser scoots! I do love his, espically the one without the fairing! If it had a wider floorboard it'd be ultimate! But, those ain't like actually availible to the comsumer. But I like his work, talanted guy!

BUT, I'd like to see one of the big 4 or somebody make a real V-Twin, American style, Cruiser Scooter! They's quite successful in copying H-D, with the Yamaha Roadstar 1600 Silverado, other than just a bit of a character difference, being a Harley.

Seriously. Think about it! It ain't fare for us Cruiser guys! Theres Sporty scoots [like T-Max, those fast litttle 2 strokers like them 180/200 Dragsters that's super fast], etc. Then theres the touring scooters of course, the Maxis, Burgman, Majesty, Silverwing, etc. Then, just putt putt small displacement scoots of course, for just zooming around town. And, some reasonable off road scoots, like the Zuma 50/125, and the old Honda CTs.

But wheres a 250-750 cc, V-Twin, chromed out, scooter. With the coolness of a big twin, purdy with chrome, that rumble and feel of a V-Twin motor, and torque, etc. BUT, combined with the practicleness of a scooter? Automatic, floorboard, somewhat nimble, medium sized tires, etc?
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Old 04-02-2012, 06:11 PM   #2
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Old 04-02-2012, 06:58 PM   #3
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Ridley?

http://www.ridleymotorcycle.com/

Unfortunately, out of business. The bikes were nice, but very expensive.

Might be some used ones around...
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Old 04-02-2012, 07:01 PM   #4
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How about a Sporty with a Autoclutch?
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Old 04-02-2012, 08:52 PM   #5
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Cruz this !



Or this.
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Old 04-02-2012, 09:11 PM   #6
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Me likey dis... I don't require a step thru... I just stand on a truck bumper and JUMP on.
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Old 04-03-2012, 02:17 AM   #7
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cruiser scooter? stupid idea,,, if you would ever experience riding a scooter you would know that dealers that sell only cruiser bikes such as HD, Victory hate scooters with a passion so they know they will never make one cause they will never want a person like you as a customer, they look at you as a threat to their manhood just because you ride a scooter, you make them look bad,,, they don't want no geek in their showroom, you might scare their regular tough guy customers away,,, The reason for owning a scooter is the first place is your are strong minded, independent, honest and you don't pretend to be someone your not, you're not afraid to ride what you enjoy riding, you should have pride in yourself cause you don't fit in that same mold as everybody else, its the weak minded people that think owning and riding the biggest, most expensive, loudest cruiser will transform them into someone they are not or never were or never will be,,they are fakes,,,,,,, yea,, I admit I made that same mistake in the past, but now I learned and know better,, I have learned its all about riding what you enjoy riding a bike that impresses you and thrills you, not a bike that impresses everybody else!
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Old 04-03-2012, 02:38 AM   #8
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the scooter I ride,,,the more and more people that cut it down and make fun of it the more I LOVE it, because I consider the source from the negative comments come from, the only reason they cut down what I ride is because they want what they ride to look better,,,, it makes me sick the way the HD guys park their HDs at a public place in a place where everybody that walks by has to walk next to it and the guy that owns it stands back and watches every person that walks past looking at his bike, the biggest insult is to never look, never notice it, or park my scooter next to it.
One day last summer I was at a ice cream place with 3 all chromed HD's parked almost blocking the entrance, so I pulled my scooter behind them side ways blocking them in and just sat there just waiting for them to say something to me, then a man with his kid walked by and started talking to me about my scooter , he talked about buying one and he was really interested about my scooter asking me lots of questions, then another stranger walked up and started talking about a scooter he owns, and I was attracting more attention than the HD's, then one of the HD guys couldn't help himself anymore and walked over and saying that my scooter is a toy and saying I bought it at Wal Mart, and pointed to his HD telling them thats a real bike,, not a toy! The man looking at my scooter spoke up telling him he would take a scooter over a HD cause he didn't want to push it home,,, that was great! That made my day,, personally I was ready to say some choice curse words but another guy spoke up and put him in his place.
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Old 04-03-2012, 02:58 AM   #9
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How about a Yamaha Morphous? Looks like a cruiser to me. Review >> http://www.justgottascoot.com/morphous.htm



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Old 04-03-2012, 05:49 AM   #10
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wow Tacoma sounds like you live around a lot of dicks. you should just move, dude

we love us some scooters in SoCal. come on down and rock it
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:19 AM   #11
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wow Tacoma sounds like you live around a lot of dicks. you should just move, dude

we love us some scooters in SoCal. come on down and rock it
Ignore him, he's just a troll.
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:40 AM   #12
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Ignore him, he's just a troll.
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Old 04-03-2012, 08:00 AM   #13
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I's just thinking how much I'd love a practicle cruiser scooter!

Combine a Cruiser and a Scooter. Other than Craig Vetter's Sportster 1200 scoot [which BTW is badass!], theres no real cruiser scoots! I do love his, espically the one without the fairing! If it had a wider floorboard it'd be ultimate! But, those ain't like actually availible to the comsumer. But I like his work, talanted guy!

BUT, I'd like to see one of the big 4 or somebody make a real V-Twin, American style, Cruiser Scooter! They's quite successful in copying H-D, with the Yamaha Roadstar 1600 Silverado, other than just a bit of a character difference, being a Harley.

Seriously. Think about it! It ain't fare for us Cruiser guys! Theres Sporty scoots [like T-Max, those fast litttle 2 strokers like them 180/200 Dragsters that's super fast], etc. Then theres the touring scooters of course, the Maxis, Burgman, Majesty, Silverwing, etc. Then, just putt putt small displacement scoots of course, for just zooming around town. And, some reasonable off road scoots, like the Zuma 50/125, and the old Honda CTs.

But wheres a 250-750 cc, V-Twin, chromed out, scooter. With the coolness of a big twin, purdy with chrome, that rumble and feel of a V-Twin motor, and torque, etc. BUT, combined with the practicleness of a scooter? Automatic, floorboard, somewhat nimble, medium sized tires, etc?
Get that CM400a on the road, damn it!
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:25 PM   #14
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Overcompensation! That is my got answer for why I ride a scooter. Most of the big bike guys never figure it out

+1 on the scoot getting more attention than the cruiser, though and BTW the helix feels like a cruiser when you are laid back rolling down the road. Google Honda Fusion mods. They are big in Japan.
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:02 PM   #15
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Tacoma,
I love Harleys myself. I ain't a geek. I'll tell you that, I'm about as far from a geek as you could possibly get [ok yea I's a motorcycle/mechanical geek, but not a bookworm]. In fact, most people around here call me a redneck for my confederate flags [it ain't to be racist I've have family that fought as a confederate] and we come from Kentucky and most my kins in the southern ohio mountains, cruising around on a tractor, etc and I like working my ass off to make a living, and I played sports, I ain't a geek. And I actually ride, not just let my bike set there, rain or shine. Call me a geek on my scooter, call me what ever you want, see if I care. Whoever does has an infuroty complex.

it is true H-Ds are not inteded just for hardcore bikers. Theres lots of posers out there on Harleys now adays. Its NOT the 60s no more. Harleys aren't for just 1%ers and tough guys no more. In fact, Harley has been trying to get rid of that image for years. And they done a good job at it. While 1%ers still buy and ride them, many middle aged guys going middle aged crazy is been there biggest customer. Yea, a few 20 year olds buy them, but most of them just buy Sportsters and customized. But they's making big bucks from the average 50 year old that bought it to save gas originally, and either became a real rider for the freedom and love it, or do it for the image/pose. BUT, it is true theres still pleanty real bikers on H-Ds. Trust me, go to a hardcore biker bar and see for yourself. Hint don't say a word to the guys with the 1%er on there vest, or a reputable rocker. And BTW move if it such a problem. The T-Max proably get more respect than my dated Elite, and I rarly have nobody care. Other than the occasional infurorty complex guy swurving around me showing me how fast his $50K beemer is noboby disrespect me. Yea not the same respect as a 75 Sportster Ironhead, but whatever.



For the rest of y'all, the Helix/Morph is somewhat cruiser. But still I'd like something. I'm staying with Harleys for now. But just thought it'd be cool.
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