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Just Gotta Scooter - Silly Scooter GrinOK, 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 mindlessCLICK HERE to jump to our calendar of scooter-related events ramblings. LINKS is our page of "connections" to other sites. SEARCH allows you to (you guessed it) search our site. 

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Land of k10k Scoots Twin Cities Scooter Rally 2018Land of 10k Scoots 2018 Twin Cities Rally
Thursday, August 9th through Sunday, August 12th, 2018
Minneapolis/St. Paul Minnesota

The Twin Cities Scooter Collective (TCSC) will be hosting the third Land of 10k Scoots rally this year, rain or shine. This rally has, more or less, grown out of the former Rattle My Bones rallies which grew out of the even more former Scooter Du rallies. I don't think I've missed a Twin Cities Rally in a dozen years. They are a great deal of fun with a wonderful group of people.


You can register at Scooterville's Cabin Fever event, January 26th & 27th, 2018

Review of the SYM Fiddle 3 200i ScooterReview of the SYM Fiddle III Scooter
August, 2017
Ooooo goody! Another fuel injected mid-sized scooter to review! We looked at the SYM Fiddle II several years ago and liked it. Now we take a look at the new fuel injected SYM Fiddle III. CLICK HERE to read the review. 

Review of the Piaggio Liberty 150 ScooterFirst Scooter Review of 2017 - The Piaggio Liberty 150
May, 2017
Spring has sprung here in Minnesota and the 2017 scooter season in well under way. Thanks to Bob at Scooterville in Minneapolis, we got our grubby mitts on a new Piaggio Liberty 150. This big-wheeled scooters has been selling in other countries for a while now (mostly as a 125cc) but we seeing it in North America for the first time this year. CLICK HERE to read the review.

Kymco K-Pipe 125 ReviewReview of the Kymco K-Pipe 125
July, 2016
OK, it's not really a scooter, but the Kymco K-Pipe 125 is a wonderful fun little light-weight, small displacement motorcycle with a new-rider friendly shifter. On top of that, it's an outstanding value at just under $2,000. CLICK HERE to read the review.

Review of the Genuine Venture 50 Moped ScooterReview of the Genuine Venture 50
May, 2016
Whew! It's been almost a year since we climbed aboard a new scooter to review. This time we have a look at the new big-wheeled moped-legal liquid-cooled 4-stroke 50cc Venture from Genuine Scooters. CLICK HERE to read the review.

Which Scooter Should I Buy Updated May 2012Which Scooter Should I Buy? - UPDATED
March, 2015

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.


CLICK HERE For Scooter ReviewsWhich Scooter Should I Buy?

Thinking About a Low-End Chinese Scooter?

Horror story of building scooters in China

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. 

 CLICK HERE to go to the Just Gotta Scoot Podcast Archive Scooterfile.com with Nathaniel Salzmen GPS and Tires for Scooters with Bob Hedstrom of Scooterville

Second Car or Scooter?

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 you.

Two-Wheels-And-A-Motor Website
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.

CLICK HERE to visit the Two Wheels and a Motor website

CLICK HERE For a Scooter Fuel Savings SpreadsheetWe 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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