Kymco AK550

Are Kymco Scooters Reliable?

In our post on the best 50cc scooters, you’ll notice a number of them are from Kymco. When it comes to choosing a scooter, reliability is one of the most important factors to consider. After all, you don’t want to spend your hard-earned money on a scooter that breaks down or requires constant maintenance. One …


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How Many Horsepower is a 50cc Scooter?

If you recently picked up a 50cc scooter or you’re thinking about buying one, you may have wondered – how many horsepower is a 50cc scooter? To be completely transparent , not a lot! Typically, a 50cc scooter will produce up to 9 horsepower. In your average 50cc scooter you’re looking at closer to between …


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Can You Take a 50cc Scooter on the Highway?

It shouldn’t be surprising that 50cc scooters aren’t the fastest form of transportation out there. You even might be wondering – can you take a 50cc scooter on the highway? While there are ways to make a 50cc scooter faster for free, it’s still probably not going to be powerful enough to take on the …


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How To Make a 50cc Scooter Faster For Free

Here at Rips & Rides we’re big fans of scooters of all types. It’s those fun and exciting 50cc scooters that hold a special place in our hearts. One problem that people have with 50cc scooters is that they might not be fast enough for what people are looking for (are 50cc scooters worth it?). …


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How to Make Your Motorcycle Sound like a Harley

There could be any number of reasons why you didn’t end up buying that Harley-Davidson you had your eye on. Maybe you even bought one but it doesn’t sound like a Harley enough for you. How to Make Your Motorcycle Sound like a Harley In this post we’re going to look at how you can …