Scooters without Automatic transmissions

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by Escaped, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. scootrboi

    scootrboi Long timer

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    If this design was updated, it would be an awesome scoot. Swingarm, monoshock, luggage rack, large comfortable seat.
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  2. conchscooter

    conchscooter Long timer

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    The reason I mentioned CVT belts is that they serve double duty, both changing ratios and driving the rear wheel as well. I have owned a belt drive Suzuki and found it to be excellent. I got tired of the cruiser after only 20,000 miles but the belt was fine.
    This endless nattering about hill climbing seems pointless to me. If you want to climb a hill fast don't ride 150ccs. It's been that way since motorcycles were invented.
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  3. JerryH

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    I don't want to climb a hill fast on 150cc. What I want is a gear that will keep the ENGINE spinning fast while I am climbing the hill slowly.
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  4. klaviator

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    Jerry, it sounds like you need a Grom:rofl
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  5. JerryH

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    What I actually need is the Grom engine/transmission in a scooter.
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  6. Reprobate

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    Vespa PX200E, manual 4-speed transmission, two-stroke.

    Piaggio still makes a new Vespa PX150E with disc brakes and manual transmission.
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