Suzuki Burgman

Motorcycle USA Reviews the Suzuki Burgman 200

For more than a decade, the one name in luxury maxi-scooters was Burgman. With growing competition in the maxi-scooter space of late, Suzuki has expanded the Burgman range downsize. The Burgman 200 is new this year in the US market, and Motorcycle USA’s Gabe Ets-Hokin got his hands on one.

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Honda Grows the Integra to 750cc for 2014

Here in America, we only get a small cross-section of the scooters that are available elsewhere in the world. On the short list of bikes we’d love to see come here, the Honda Integra is one we keep coming back to. It’d be a serious contender in the growing maxi-scooter segment. Currently the Silverwing is Honda’s largest scooter offering, and without the Integra’s sport focus or larger displacement, it’s not a terribly compelling option when stacked up against offerings from BMW, Suzuki and Yamaha.

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Gallery: First Look at the Suzuki Burgman 200

In my opinion, the 200-300cc range is the sweet spot for any city-oriented two wheeler. A scooter that size is small enough to be light, manageable and easy to maneuver, yet powerful enough to really get out of its own way and big enough to comfortably haul a pillion. Luckily, this range of scooters is seeing some interesting growth in terms of choices in the marketplace.

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Gallery: Hands-on With the Honda Forza 300

After years of stagnant neglect, the major Japanese manufacturers are starting to care about scooters again. In particular, Honda has expanded its scooter lineup in recent seasons. The latest of those offerings to reach American shores is the Forza 300. We got a chance to go hands on with the Forza at the IMS this weekend and it looks like Honda is definitely on to something.

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Review: Kymco MyRoad 700 from Motorcycle.com

Kymco’s new MyRoad 700 is the latest in the larger displacement sport-oriented “maxi” scooters to come on the US market. At $9,699, it’s in the same price ballpark as Suzuki’s Burgman 650 and the BMW C-Series scooters. Motorcycle.com’s Tom Roderick put the MyRoad 700 through it’s paces.

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