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Sixty Pound Moped.

Advantages: Cheap to run
Disadvantages: none

I was fed up with forking out money on petrol for my car, as I spent most of the time sitting in traffic jams, which is just a waste of petrol, in my opinion. One particular morning I was sitting in my car in a traffic jams completely bored, when this ...

tallguy 12.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Yamaha V Star Classic XVS650

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V-star - aka DragStar 650

Advantages: Nice styling. Best 'Harley' lookalike for the money.
Disadvantages: Poor build quality and spec.

Bought mine new in 1997. Loved it from the word go apart from its tendency to stall as you pull away on a part warm engine. Very reliable but for battery. As I used it more I felt the brakes were inadequate (only 1 disc on front and drum rear - and it is ...

adriancherry 16.02.2004 · Read full review
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Get your motor runnin...

Advantages: Cheap to run, no chain to adjust
Disadvantages: Struggles two up on motorways, rear spokes

The Vstar Classic motorcycle. In England, it's known as a Dragstar. It comes in 2 sizes, 650 and 1100 and in 2 varieties; Classic, and what is known as Custom, versions. This review is of the 650 Classic. Basically the difference between custom and clas ...

slowaneasy 28.04.2004 · Read full review
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YAMAHA YBR 125, perfect for low cost commuting

Advantages: Low fuel cost, low ins and tax,Light weight, good acceleration
Disadvantages: thin tires, poor Aerodynamics

I recently started a new job that was twenty mile ride into a dense city during rush hour times, so a car was not a sensible option. I bought my YBR from new for two and a half grand, you are given a warranty in case it breaks down due to manufacturers fa ...

M_swanton 22.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Yamaha YBR 125

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A fantastic bike!

Advantages: Comfort, easy handling, charisma.
Disadvantages: thin wheels, low power on hills

I currently ride a Yamaha YBR125 and I can assure you that they are brilliant. Particularly if you are new on the road. As the CBT licence allows the rider to ride anything up to a 125 motorbike this fits nicely into the "1st Motorbike" category. Like ...

alphabite 02.09.2008 · Read full review
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