Thanks For Stopping By
OK, so you've pulled over, killed the engine, tugged off your helmet and
gloves, sat down at your computer, and that big grin is still on your
face. That's why we're here.
JustGottaScoot.com is dedicated to the fun of scootering. We think it's very
cool that something so practical and easy can be such a good time! The NEWS
section of this site has recent and upcoming happenings and is where we will
post website changes. The STUFF page will
take you to our store where you can purchase COOL
SCOOTER STUFF and will include links to places that we recommend. We ONLY
post links to vendors we have ACTUALLY USED and believe offer a
good value to their customers. In other words, no "paid
advertisements" here. BLAH (as in
blah, blah, blah) is the place to go if you are so into scooters that you
don't mind the blathering of a confirmed scooter loony (me) and will
include bios, stories, rides, pictures and other mindless ramblings. LINKS
is our page of "connections" to other sites. SEARCH
allows you to (you guessed it) search our site.
Thanks again for visiting, see you on the road.
Scooter Should I Buy? - UPDATED
Our "most commonly asked question" gets an update
in the "my favourites" section. Remember, these are MY choices in each
classification. This year we see the Kymco People GTi 300 fall from the
top spot as the best do-everything scooter. The King is dead, long live
the King. CLICK HERE to see the
new monarch and other updates.
This is what happens when an otherwise normal,
sane person has too much time on their hands AND spends part of the
aforementioned time browsing this website.
Click here to see what we're talking about.
of the SHAD 39 Liter Topcase & Commuting with the Honda PCX
As promised in the Honda PCX review, we've added a windshield and
topcase to the PCX and have been utilizing it to commute. Amazingly,
it's still mostly sunny and in the 50s here in Minnesota in late
October. We'll keep riding until the evils of winter road conditions
stop us. Click here to read about the SHAD topcase and commuting on the
Honda PCX. We'll update the commuting section as changes and additions
are made. For one thing, we'll likely modify the seat over the winter.
of the Lance Soho 50
It's been too long since we reviewed a moped-legal scooter. Let's make
up for lost time by looking at the big-wheeled Lance Soho 50, built by
SYM. For a lot of scooter riders, moped-legal machines offer parking
advantage that just can't be beat. Click Here to jump to the review.
Thinking About a
Low-End Chinese Scooter?
While there are certainly some decent Chinese brands (CFMoto
comes to mind), there are a
great many that are low-price, low-quality, and even
low-safety. Click on the image above to hear how a British
entrepreneur found out about the challenges of manufacturing in China.
Looking for a better way to
haul your stuff with you when you're on two wheels?
Check out Better Bags. They feature messenger bags and
backpacks designed and made by Banjo Brothers (well-known in the
pedal bicycle business). With outstanding function, great value
and rider-based features these are the bags you've been searching for.
My wife and I recently decided to get down to one
car. We have scooters (more than any sane person would have)
and just weren't using the second car very much. Getting our insurance
renewal probably had a lot to do with this decision. We are lucky to
live in a metro area with a very good public transit system and I ride
a scooter to work as often as I can in any event. Click on the image
above to open a spreadsheet to help you see if this might work out for
Yes, another cool site devoted to scooters, motorcycles,
mopeds, just about anything with two wheels and a motor. Several Twin
Cities locals have gotten together and started with some podcasts to
spread the word: It doesn't matter WHAT you ride as long as you ride.
often hear people talk about fuel savings making their scooter "free"
to own. Can it be true? Click on the graphic to open or download a
Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Fill in the light blue boxes and the
spreadsheet does the rest!
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