Greasy Rides
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2018 LIBERTY 150S
Joined: 26 Jul 2013
Posts: 675
Location: Ohio
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:03 pm quote
Ridden on some pretty greasy mornings - sometimes with added fog - and scattered leaves.
I have to trust my tires - but then I also make of point of not challenging their adhesion, or the ABS - when braking or cornering!


Have to factor in the HP of the scoot as well -
For instance the Burgman 400.... To avoid clutch glazing one must be brisk with the throttle on take-offs. Do not be brisk if also turning a corner from a stop!




Still exploring the Piaggio's wet grip on greasy streets - but again, I am not challenging them!


The smooth Forza 300 had a nice balance of weight to power that was easy to ride in the wet.


The LIKE200i benefits from a set of Michelins.


O.S.
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Piaggio Fly150 Vespa GTV250ie
Joined: 30 Mar 2013
Posts: 152
Location: Urumchi,China
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:29 am quote
Re: Greasy Rides
OldSchooot wrote:
Ridden on some pretty greasy mornings - sometimes with added fog - and scattered leaves.
I have to trust my tires - but then I also make of point of not challenging their adhesion, or the ABS - when braking or cornering!


Have to factor in the HP of the scoot as well -
For instance the Burgman 400.... To avoid clutch glazing one must be brisk with the throttle on take-offs. Do not be brisk if also turning a corner from a stop!




Still exploring the Piaggio's wet grip on greasy streets - but again, I am not challenging them!


The smooth Forza 300 had a nice balance of weight to power that was easy to ride in the wet.


The LIKE200i benefits from a set of Michelins.


O.S.
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Molto Verboso
Primavera ET3 & PX150 & GTS 300
Joined: 05 Apr 2009
Posts: 1386
Location: Berlin
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:05 am quote
Greasy Rider
wmak gave me this Greasy Rider sticker.



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