Originally Posted by PhilipG
IF the thread hijackers are done now, how do you like the scooter?? I am on a Vespa 2007 GTS250 , about 7000 miles and getting ready to retire and start back touring full time. I like the idea of a paid for scooter (mine) but still look hard at the larger wheel critters like the Burgman, SilverWing, etc. Objective report from you please? Philip G on Galveston Island.
Test rode a Silverwing and Burgman 650 back 2 back. Silverwing was more nimble in town, kinda sketchy on the highway. Silverwing also had an annoying hard vibration from start. Burgman was a little more heavy steering in town, but on the highway MUCH more stable. Better wind protection too. Burgman fit and finish superior. Faster, off the line and passing speed.