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Cheapest Electric Mopeds of 2020

Cheaper is not always better. In case you are not familiar with why, inexpensive products are occasionally comprised of low quality components. Fortunately, this business practice is not universal. For example, Anza and Bintelli found a way to offer inexpensive mopeds without sacrificing quality. In this article, we take a look at those motor scooters.   Anza Electric Moped   Based in California, Monday Motorbikes recently revealed a new $2,499 electric moped model. Dubbed Anza, the name pays homage to where the company first started. Anza Street.    According to the motorbike manufacturer, the four letter word means start or

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Top Ebike Saddles of 2020

Cheap ebikes come at a price. To elaborate, cheap electric bicycles typically do not include luxury components. This is done intentionally to keep prices low and thus more appealing to consumers. Nevertheless, by foregoing quality gear cyclists are missing out on quite a lot, such as supreme comfort. To partake in this splendid experience, ebike owners are encouraged to swap out stock items as soon as possible.    One of the best places to start the transition process is with the saddle. In general, these straight-from-the-factory, barebone models are only capable of providing a thin strip of support. Taking this

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Make-a-Wish Foundation Grants Wish of Golf Cart Enthusiast

There are many laws in place to prevent underage driving. However, these regulations are not universal nor strictly enforced. Taking this into consideration, the Make-a-Wish Foundation decided to grant a 12 year old Florida resident’s request for a new, customized golf cart.   What is the Make-a-Wish Foundation   Founded in 1980, the Make-a-Wish Foundation is committed to granting the wishes of critically ill children between 2 1/2 and 17. The process to complete this noble gesture involves contacting the Make-a-Wish Foundation and determining medical feasibility. Most recently, the non-profit organization was able to grant Marianna Mohar’s wish for an

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Electric Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Used to Break Racing Record

It can take some time to adjust to driving a new motorcycle. Although brief, this adjustment period may be extended if the bike is not a gas powered motorcycle. Despite these setbacks, Angelle Sampey broke previous drag race records when riding the all-new electric Harley-Davidson for the first time.   Riding a Harley at the Lucas Oil Raceway   On September 4th, Angelle Sampey, Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer and Champion, tested the limits of the new electric motorcycle from Harley-Davidson. While doing so, Sampey ended up breaking the previous record for the ⅛ and ¼ mile. Results are as follows.

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Best ATV Grips

Being able to hold onto an atv is vital for safety. To ensure atvers are able to maintain this important connection a grips are typically used. In case you are not familiar, the term grip refers to the extra handlebar gear on 110cc atvs. Although stock grips can be safely used in most cases, not all of them are comfortable and eventually they will need to be replaced.   When this occurs, atv enthusiasts are encouraged to get high-quality, comfortable grips designed to suit the atv-related activity. Read on to find out more.   Finding the Perfect Grips   There

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Cheapest Moped Insurance of 2020

Mopeds are inexpensive, eco-friendly, and slower than traditional vehicles. Despite these differences, motor scooters and automobiles have a few things in common from a legal standpoint. Namely, mandatory insurance.   States That Require Moped Insurance   The majority of the United States agree that automobile insurance is needed. Nevertheless, this semi-uniformity is not universal when it comes to motor scooters. As a result, each state has its own unique moped related rules.   For example, some states require scooters with a seat to be restricted to 30 mph, whereas others put the benchmark much lower at 20 mph. Given this

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What is the Electric Walking Treadmill Bike?

Treadmills are known for letting users run or walk in place. However, if Lopifit has any say in the matter, the concept of this exercise equipment is going to drastically change in the future.   Changing How We Use Treadmills   Trying to go for a walk or on a run during inclement weather can be dangerous. To bypass this potentially hazardous situation and stay healthy, many people acquire a treadmill. By doing so, users can mimic the act of running or walking without actually going outdoors. Although treadmills are an ideal solution in most situations, the activity can get

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Top Anti Theft Tips for ATVs

Without the right precautions, four wheelers are pretty easy to steal. To reduce the odds of your atv or utv from being stolen utilize the following tips when and where applicable.   Keep Four Wheeler Close   If the owner of an atv is in sight a thief is less likely to steal it. However, that does not mean the viable security measure is flawless. Dedicated thieves can bypass the safety hurdle by simply distracting an owner just long enough to make off with the goods.    Due to this, it is important to avoid situations where an all terrain

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Checkout Polaris’ 2021 Indian Motorcycle Lineup

Indian Motorcycles were originally produced by the Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company from 1901 to 1953. During this 52 year period, the motorcycle manufacturer cultivated the brand into a symbol associated with style, high-quality, and top tier performance.   Despite this success, a series of unfortunate events forced the original manufacturing company to file bankruptcy pre 1954. Since then, numerous companies have tried to bring the brand back to life, with Polaris Industries being the latest. In this article, we take a look at where this powersports manufacturing company plans to take the Indian Motorcycle brand in 2021.   Polaris and

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Indian Motorcycle Introduces Novel Temperature Controlled Seat

Ask any motorcyclist why they only ride seasonally and they will offer the same forthright answer. Weather. Hot, dry nights are great for cruising along the highway with little between you and the open road. On the other hand, cold, wet days can be downright deadly.    Then there is the middle ground between these extremes. Warm thunderstorms cause dangerous, low visibility situations. Frigid, dry eras are shiver inducing nightmares, at best, and the list goes on. Fortunately, Indian Motorcycle has developed a novel, temperature controlled seat that may make each of the aforementioned predicaments a bit more tolerable.  

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Polaris Makes Big Donation to ATV Organizations

Back in 2006, Polaris did something unprecedented. They started a bi annual grant program to help the ATV industry flourish. Known as T.R.A.I.L.S., this generous system has made it possible for the powersport manufacturer to fuel various ATV clubs and organizations for over a decade. In this article, we cover what T.R.A.I.L.S. is and who the lucky winners are this year.   T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant Program   According to the Polaris website, T.R.A.I.L.S. is an acronym for Trail development, Responsible riding, Access, Initiatives, Lobbying, and Safety. Or to put it another way, the program was developed to promote safe, responsible riding

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Should All Cities Have a Golf Cart Lane?

Outside of the golf course, most golf cart owners opt to drive their LSVs, Ezgos, and Club Cars around the neighborhood. Here, low speed vehicles can safely maneuver around parked vehicles and other automobiles that roll by.    Although this “share the road” mentality is generally upheld across the United States, many golf cart owners are branching out from these LSV safe areas. As a result, city officials are trying to compensate for the slower moving devices.    One of the more novel approaches to this evolution is establishing golf cart lanes. Let’s take a look at what they are

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Cover Over 60 Miles on a Foldable eBike

Electric bicycles have come a long way in the past few years. Foldable ebikes combine this advanced tech with the convenience of being able to take the transportation device virtually anywhere. As a result, cyclists can now get from point a to b without having to worry about traditional issues, such as parking, registration, or gas.    Nevertheless, the evolution of electric bicycles is still in its infancy. To speed up the process, FIIDO, an ebike manufacturer, has developed the D11. This new eBike addresses two major cycling concerns, weight and distance potential, thus setting a new precedence in the

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Blurring The Lines Between eBike and Moped

Electric bicycles, or e bikes, share a few similarities with motor scooters. However, these two devices are not the same. A moped is considered to be a device equipped with a powerful, albeit small engine that is capable of exceeding speeds achieved via e bicycle. Another noteworthy difference separating mopeds and scooters from e bikes are pedals.    These gear turning components provide an electric bicycle with additional power. Since this extra boost is usually generated by a moped motor, pedals are typically replaced by a foot rest platform. Although these design differences are commonplace as of date, the distinction

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Top Motorcycle Related Guinness World Records

There are a wide range of motorcycle achievements in the Guinness Book of World Records. Of those, we wanted to highlight some of the more awesome feats you may not have heard about.   Tiny Motorcycle   In Sweden, Tom Wiberg built a mini motorcycle that weighs in at just under 2.5 lbs. This tiny device was capable of going roughly 1.24 mph, which is exactly how fast the motorcycle enthusiast that invented it managed to go while riding it back in 2003.    Other specs are listed below.   Front wheel: 0.62 inches Rear wheel: 0.86 inches Wheelbase: 3.14

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Top ATV Accessories

Warmer weather means it is time to go ATVing on your favorite trails! Although things will be a bit different this year with the pandemic going on, that does not mean we have to give up going full throttle on our 4 x 4s in a safe, CDC regulated manner.    That said, to celebrate the wonderful outdoor activity, we wanted to explore the top atv accessories you can buy to make that adult atv or childrens four wheeler a one of a kind ride.   Front Rack   Hauling various items on an atv is generally frowned upon for

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How Suzuki Motorcycles Came to Be

Suzuki, a globally known brand, is commonly associated with fast, sporty motorcycles. This phenomenal feat was achieved through years of dedication and a commitment to accomplishing great feats in the industry. In this article, we take a look at a few of those extraordinary milestones and review how Suzuki came to be.   Fastest in Speed and Acceleration   When all motorcycle brands reach an agreement not to exceed your record, you have officially earned bragging rights. This amazing feat was accomplished back in 1999 when the Suzuki Hayabusa was released. In case you are not familiar, this sports bike

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How to Properly Store an eBike

After buying a used electric bike, most e bike owners are eager to try the new device out. Although this charming effect is delightful, it does leave e bike owners a bit starry eyed. As a result, many budding cycling enthusiasts can overlook one of the most important aspects of owning an electric mountain or folding ebike. Storage.   All of the best electric bikes on the market need to be stored at some point. To ensure you are able to properly store your electric road bike, or any other model ebike, we composed the following guide.   Storage Options

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The New Moped Car Hybrid

When asked to describe a moped, most people state a motor scooter is a 2-wheeled device equipped with a small engine. Other descriptions commonly added in are the vehicle is eco-friendly, and cost-effective given the fact that it can run on either gas or electricity.   Although these traits aptly define what a traditional moped is, they may not be as on point in the future thanks to Squad Mobility. This small vehicle manufacturer is seeking to evolve the concept of what a moped is, and we explore those possibilities in this article.   Introducing the Solar City Car  

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Uplifting Golf Cart Parades

Golf carts are usually associated with leisurely activities, such as joy riding and golfing. However, many citizens are using ezgos, club cars, and other custom golf carts in less conventional ways. As a result, loads of smiles and happy moments are being shared across the nation. Find out more below.   Annual Memorial Day Event In Ellenton, Florida, residents living in Colony Cove traditionally have an annual Memorial Day parade to honor America’s fallen heroes. During the event, members of the age-restricted community ride around the area in fancy golf carts.  However, this year was a bit different due to

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The New Harley Davidson Moped

When you hear the name Harley Davidson, odds are you picture an awesome looking motorcycle. Which makes sense since manufacturing motorcycles is how the iconic American brand became so popular.  Nevertheless, the brand has produced a moped in the past. Let’s take a look at how the new model compares to it, as well as the other Harley Davidson electric vehicle known as LiveWire.   Harley Davidson Motor Scooter Highlights The original Harley Davidson moped is known as the Topper. This gas moped managed to get about 40 mph, covered great distances without needing repairs, and continued operating for decades

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Top Ebike Conversion Kits

Electric bikes are awesome. These eco-friendly devices offer riders a variety of perks, such as long distance travel and smoother traffic integration. Taking this into consideration, you may be considering taking on the challenge of converting your traditional bicycle into an ebike.  Savvy cycling enthusiasts that have accomplished this were able to do so after researching various ebike conversion kits online. To help you bypass a portion of this time-consuming process we created the following guide.   Barebones Kit From JaxPety There are multiple ways to determine if a conversion kit is worth buying. However, there are four main factors

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RGNT Electric Motorcycle Now Available For Pre-Order

One of the main things holding electric motorcycles back is power. To elaborate, typically non-gas motorcycles sacrifice battery life to generate the same speeds fuel powered rides achieve. This unwanted exchange is harnessed in an effort to overcome the lack of research conducted on electric engines. Fortunately, RGNT has found a way to overcome this hurdle.   RGNT No. 1 RGNT, a motorcycle manufacturer startup in Sweden, has developed a novel electric motorcycle. The device, dubbed No. 1, distinctly looks like a motorcycle while packing a hefty amount of power under its charming, aesthetic beauty. To generate the type of

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How to Avoid ATV Accidents

Whether you drive a 110 atv, 125 quad, or a small atv, one thing remains the same. The potential for accidents. While riding around on a four wheeler it is easy to get caught up in the moment and let your guard down.  As a result, people often overlook potential safety risks and end up getting hurt. To reduce the number of accidents that occur each year, we created the following guide. Be sure to review it from time to time to keep you and your loved ones safe while atving.   Attend ATV Training Riders that know how to

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Should Ducati Motorcycles Be So Expensive?

Without a doubt, top-tier motorcycles are expensive. Typically, this asking price is based on market demand, technological updates, and quality of parts. However, not all motorcycle manufacturers follow this standard way of doing business.  For example, a company can try to convince customers that a product is high-quality when in fact it is not. Taking this into consideration, one may be wondering if Ducati motorcycles are priced based on traditional value evaluating methods, or if it is based on something else.   The Ducati Brand In case you are not familiar, Ducati is an Italian brand that started in 1926

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Motorcyclists Show Support For Essential Workers

Motorcyclists are awesome. In addition to maintaining a fun hobby, these selfless, caring individuals are showing their support for essential workers across the nation. By doing so, motorcycle enthusiasts hope to boost morale of those working hard to keep America safe. Here at Bintelli, we want to highlight some of these kind acts to show appreciation for our fellow citizens on both sides of quarantine.   Michigan Motorcyclists Thanks to efforts put in by the Mercy Riders motorcycle club and Rick Umphrey, on the first Saturday of May, 200 motorcycle enthusiasts gathered in Michigan. Their goal was to raise some

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May is Officially Motorcycle Safety Month

Motorcycle accidents can be life or death situations. Although there are ways to improve a motorcyclist’s odds of survival, the simple fact is the human body is weak compared to two tons of oncoming, fast moving metal. Due to this, motorcycle enthusiasts are encouraged to wear proper safety gear and be mindful of their situation out on the road at all times. To ensure everyone takes this vital issue seriously, the month of May is now officially dedicated to raising motorcycle safety awareness. Let’s take a look at how some proactive individuals are participating in the month long event.  

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Michigan Reopens Golf Industry With These Restrictions

To the delight of golfing fanatics, Michigan is reopening golf courses, effective immediately. However, for many residents this move may come as a surprise considering the state’s stay-at-home order was extended to May 15th.  Nevertheless, golfers can once again enjoy their favorite pastime. Let’s take a look at why as well as why patrons are still not allow to drive Ezgo golf cart, Club Car, or any other LSV on the golf course.   Going Golfing Again Although golf courses are mainly comprised of wide open spaces, there are several areas that are not. For example, there are countless surfaces

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Kawasaki’s New Electric Motorcycle is Exciting

Electric powered machinery is amazing. Unlike gas powered devices, those that run on electricity can be powered by the wind, sun, or other renewable energy sources. As a result, environmentally friendly vehicles are celebrated everywhere. So, it should come as no surprise that Kawasaki’s new electric motorcycle is peaking interest around the world. Although this awesome ride will not become a used motorcycle anytime soon, it will be available at motorcycle dealerships within the next few years.  Let’s take an in-depth look at why this motorcycle is so exciting.   Affordable Motorcycles From Kawasaki During the 2019 Milan Motorcycle Shows,

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Best Motorcycle Tracking Devices in 2020

Picture this. After visiting a motorcycle shop and picking out the perfect used motorcycle, you walk outside the next day to find the vehicle stolen. Terrible, right?  According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, or NICB, roughly 41,600 motorcycles were reported stolen in 2018. Although this is a decrease from about 44,000 in 2017, the fact still remains that theft can and does occur.  To ensure your used Yamaha motorcycle is found after being stolen, we highly recommend buying and equipping your used sport bike with any of the following tracking devices.   Smallest GPS Tracking Device Since bulky items

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