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Old 02-22-2003, 08:52 PM
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Steet; Good Link:

http://www.pot.com/html/scooter.html
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Old 02-22-2003, 10:54 PM
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Yeah, not a "motorcycle" license for smaller bikes. Here in TN anything under "five brake horsepower" is considered a "motor-driven cycle". You can get a license for one at age fourteen.

Limitation on MDC stamp is:
* can't be more than ten (I think) miles from your primary residence.
* cannot drive on any road that is offlimits to a bicycle.

If you have a formal "motorcycle" license, then you can ride one as far as you want, but the highway restriction is still in effect.

The cops require a dealer affidavit on any bike over 125cc that says it doesn't have more than 5 bhp.

I'm not aware of a "minimum" size but they may have one. I'll ask the local goped dealer...
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Heck Brian:

Go big time....get a couple of those new Harleys designed by Porsche.

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Old 02-23-2003, 08:08 AM
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Brian, I don't know if you remember my son riding around the pits at the St. Pete Natls. in 2001 but he was riding a Big Foot Goped that works good. I decked his out with new carb, expansion chamber exhaust, high velocity air cleaner, etc... runs about 45 mph and he wants to sell it and I want to get it out of my garage !!! Wardey
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Old 02-23-2003, 05:39 PM
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Left out one comment on the electric scooters earlier. The list price is not what an OSO member would pay. I believe it will be close to $275 including shipping to your location.
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