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Old 11-15-2017, 12:28 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I don't know much about bikes but hoping to learn more can you please tell me what kind of advantages and disadvantages the bikes have

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Most companies have several styles of bikes: sport, cruiser, and dual/off road. Within each class the bikes are very similar mechanically. It may come down to sitting on each make and model to see which is most comfortable. The other consideration is the quality of dealer service and price of parts. If you streamline the bike then you may want to change gearing to run at lower engine RPM to save fuel.
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I don't know much about bikes but hoping to learn more can you please tell me what kind of advantages and disadvantages the bikes have
It depends on which type of motorcycle you're considering. Basically, I can assume the "universal Japanese motorcycle" could meet your requirements while retaining some acceptable performance for occasional road stretches, while a scooter is more comfortable for city traffic due to the automatic transmission despite being too much "specialized" for that. A greater-displacement scooter might fare quite well on road, but anyway, due to the smaller wheel diameters they don't stand so well to poorly-mantained pavements (or a lack of pavement at all). The so-called "underbone" or "cub" usually has a better balance of ruggedness for unimproved road conditions and comfort in city.

Scooters and "cubs" tend to have lower-revving engines with a horizontal cylinder layout, and a lower output that is also paired with a gear ratio that renders them more suitable to city traffic.
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Do you know how to shift gears? Left hand: clutch lever and left toe: gear shift.
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Do you know how to shift gears? Left hand: clutch lever and left toe: gear shift.
However, some motorcycles have a different shift pattern. The most usual is the 1st gear being shifted pushing the shifter downward, neutral in-between, and higher gears pulling the shifter. Most of the "cubs" have a "rotary" shift pattern. Some older versions of the Honda CG 125 which had only 4 gears, and their Chinese copies, have an inverted pattern with all the ascending shifts pushing the shifter downward and descending shifts upward.

So, usually the shift pattern is 1 - N - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5

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