This year, Yamaha introduced the fifth generation of its flagship maxi scooter, while departing from the once-given concept of the “city lighter”. In what direction did the fantasy of Japanese engineers move this time?
The Yamaha TMAX is an iconic device. Since the advent of the first generation of this maxi scooter in 2001, each new generation has occupied the top lines of European CVT ratings. Such success is fully justified, because it was TMAX that made a real revolution in the world of large “stools”.
It differed from its competitors in a frame with high torsional stiffness, and most importantly, a pendulum rear suspension with a chain drive and a motor tightly mounted in the frame. While other manufacturers continued to use the engine crankshaft and CVT as a rear suspension arm, the innovative Continue reading
The history of the use of motorcycles by police has more than a hundred years. The first police motorcycle was purchased for the needs of the New York Police Department back in 1907, and two-wheeled vehicles began to be used in California since 1911 as the official motorcycle patrol. Since then, motorcycle technology has more than once proved its advantages in the fight against crime in general and, as an option, is widely used for rapid response to traffic accidents.
Motorcycle traffic police officers
In addition to efficiency, maneuverability and compactness are also undoubted advantages in the use of these two-wheeled vehicles by the police. And lower fuel consumption compared to cars will also save. The only drawback of such patrols in Russia is the seasonality of use. You can’t drive a motorcycle in the cold. Although in countries with hot climates the possibility of using such technology remains year-round. Continue reading
Choppers are heavy overall motor vehicles with a variety of chrome components. Beginners often find it difficult to find a wide assortment of various motor vehicles, they can’t decide which chopper to choose, so it’s worth considering the features of some models.
Signs of an ordinary chopper:
chrome parts in large quantities;
step saddle; Continue reading