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
includes 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.
City Rides - A GREAT Idea
Memphis Tennessee is a tough town for commuting. Traffic is heavily
congested, public transit is slow, residential areas tend to be some
distance from workplaces and cost of vehicle ownership is high. Thanks
to the support of Jay Martin of
Andy Nix has been able to launch a non-profit scooter solution!
CLICK HERE or on the image for more info.
Lap - A Scooter Adventure
What happens when some guys with 50cc scooters decide to break out of
the mold of everyday life?
A travel documentary series about a group of
friends embarking on weeklong adventures riding scooters, seeking
adventures and visiting iconic locations.
or on the image to see what it's all about.
Brown Converts His Honda Reflex into a Trike
Lawrence has kindly contributed his thoughts on a few scooters to this
site in the past (and we appreciate it). This time around, he shares his
experiences on converting a Honda Reflex into a trike. I think he does
an especially good job of describing the changes in handling.
CLICK HERE or on the graphic to read about
This is Pretty Cool
Need some practice before you take your written motorcycle permit
test? I was recently made aware (thanks Mary) about a website
that provides free access to a wealth of free online motorcycle
tests based on the actual contents of each State’s Motorcycle
CLICK HERE or on the graphic to check it out.
of the SYM Fiddle III Scooter
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.
Scooter Review of 2017 - The Piaggio Liberty 150
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.
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.
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.
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
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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