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Aprilia Scarabeo 100 4T

Sport moped

A sport is moped that resembles a bike and often performs than standard mopeds. were created to circumvent UK called the Sixteeners Laws, at taking young motorcycle off the road. The new laws, introduced in by Conservative Party Minister for John Peyton. forbid from riding motorcycles of capacity, thus limiting to 50cc machines until turned 17. [ clarification needed ]

The law in motorcycle manufacturers developing a new of high-performance mopeds in the 1970s, sports mopeds or, colloquially, specials, due to their marketing aimed at 16-year-olds, a move was widely criticized at the time. [ 1 ] [ source? ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ]

If the speed limiter is removed, a engine sport moped can 60km/h (37mph), while with two-… engines can speeds up to 90km/h (56mph). To higher performance, motorcyclists change out engine components, as exchanging cylinder -piston (occasionally also camshafts ) 70/72/80cc ( on 2T engines) or 70/72/80/110cc (on 4T [ clarification needed ] These modifications may increase maximum to between 100 and 120km/h (62 and 75mph).

Sport bikes with displacements are sometimes registered as mopeds to avoid certain or federal regulations. Because of many manufacturers use identical and components in both 125cc bikes and 50cc sport allowing a 125cc engine to be into a 50cc sport frame. Examples of this are the RS50 and RS125. the Derbi and GPR125. the Yamaha TZR50 and and the Gilera DNA 50 and 125.

Some sport bikes use the AM6 engine (2T) (Aprilia RS 50 Rieju RS2 Matrix 50, Peugeot Yamaha TZR 50, Malaguti Drakon while other use Piaggio (Aprilia RS 50 (3G), Derbi GPR 50, and DNA).

Few sport bikes, for Gilera DNA and Kingway Fennari was with an automatic gearbox .

pedals were installed new legislation was passed requiring [ citation needed ] These were produced from onwards by Japanese manufacturers Yamaha, and Suzuki, as well as companies such as Puch, Gilera, Gitane, and Garelli. The famous of these versions was the FS1-E. [ 4 ] They included enduro and motorcrossers. cafe and choppers or Scooters. [ 5 ] and led to a boom in similar to the early 1960s period. The government passed legislation in 1977 which was restrictive, limiting mopeds to a of 250 kg and a top speed of 30 mph. This legislation contributed to the demise of the UK market. [

6 ] No such restrictions existed in Europe, and such vehicles be ridden by 14-year-olds. [ 6 ]

Sport mopeds, currently and produced:

on Chinese components:

Pro 50, Zipp Pro 50 GT, Zipp XRace 50

Aprilia Scarabeo 100 4T

RR 50, Romet Arrow Fly

Junak 901 RS, 901 Sport, Junak 903 Race

Leone RK50

Kinroad (also known as Kinroad

Kingway Fennari

Barton FR 50

Pulse Rage 50

Aprilia Scarabeo 100 4T
Aprilia Scarabeo 100 4T
Aprilia Scarabeo 100 4T
Aprilia Scarabeo 100 4T


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