Advantages Comfort, ease of use, relibilty, good mpg, looks.
Disadvantages Fairly Heavy, not a sports bike, difficult to ride fast.
I have owned a California EV for 2 years now & I am really enjoying it. I have rode a Ducati 900 for over 20 years & now that I have a family I wanted a bike that I could use for everyday transport that was reliable, comfortable & that I could take my children on & that they would feel safe & comfortable also. The EV does exactly what I wanted, its a great cruiser & being shaft drive, electric start & coupled brakes, its extremely easy to live with. I can get 150 miles from a tank of Unleaded before the fuel light comes on & then I have also got about 50 miles left in reserve if I really need ...