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Old 04-29-2013, 07:50 PM   #1
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For Discussion: Maxi vs. Middleweight Motorcycle

Just wondering. When reading about the new BMW scooters or Silverwing & 650 Burgman, they can be described as cumbersome or other such negative words. However, when reading about bikes like the Honda NT700v or the BMW 800GT and others like that, they can be described as a great combination of comfort, weight and maneuverability. Great for commuters and do everything type bikes. Even the Honda NC700X with DCT & ABS is over 500 lbs.; add a top box and panniers and it's close to what, 525 lbs?

Why does a maxi scooter that weighs somewhere in the same range not usually get called perfect or ideal for a do everything bike.

FWIW, my SC250 is about 320 lbs and it's just fine by me. I really couldn't imagine another 200lbs to move about.

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