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
Motocross is a sport for fans of extreme sports, it makes it possible to show the racing qualities of a motorcycle, the ability to overcome sharp turns, obstacles, jumps. To participate in the race you will need a special motorcycle – a cross. This is not an ordinary city, but a special one, adapted specifically for competitions. It is designed for jumping and off-road. The cross moto has no headlights, direction indicators, speedometer, license plates. But the strongest, most reliable suspension. If you don’t know which cross bike is better, our recommendations may help you decide. When participating in races, you must meet the requirements for weight, size, technical characteristics. You do not need rights to buy cross moto equipment, it is not registered anywhere. When choosing a motorcycle you need to consider such characteristics as:
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