CPI Scooters Lancashire

Scooters are an eco-friendly, cost-saving mode of transportation that many people are turning to as an alternative to owning a car. Read through the following articles to learn more about CPI scooters and find local companies and providers who can help you find what you’re looking for.

All Bikes
01706 713680
Rochdale
 
Motorcycle Centre Orrell Ltd
01942218181
7 Gathurst Road - Orrell
Wigan Lancashire
 
Rgm (Roy Gardner Motorcycles)
01772 603781
Unit 17 Twin Lakes Industrial Park Bretherton Road
Crosston
 
Vin Cunningham M/C'S
01254 702 032
51 Blackburn Road
Darwen
 
Mcgaffigan & Sons
01524 822469
Carnforth
Bolton-Le-Sands
 
Rocket Centre
01254 297810
3 Trident Way
Blackburn
 
Bodylines
01772 561177
Quicktrack Ltd T/A Autograph House Frank Street
Preston
 
Blackburn Cycle And Scooter Centre
01254 675181
31 Northgate
 
Revolution Scooters
0151 727 0019
86 Aigburth Road
Liverpool
 
Sam Taylor Ltd
01253 763 442
5/21 Vicarage Lane
Blackpool
 

CPI GTR Review

So, do you ride an all singing all dancing 1 million horsepower motorcycle on weekends, but want something for your daily commute? Or perhaps you are an urban Valentino Rossi and love nothing more than carving up traffic on the inner city racetrack. Maybe you are just looking for a modern, adult machine that won’t blow the bank account out of the water…If you fit any of these criteria (and a few beyond) the CPI GTR is the machine for you.

What you get with the GTR is… well, a lot. Although I must admit the name is misleading…you certainly don’t get any sort of “Gran Tourismo” this is not a bike for long distance, comfortable cruising. A more suitable name would be something more along the lines of “R” or even “hyper race speed style extreme”… probably wouldn’t fit on the side of the bike but you get the idea. The GTR is built for performance, not for comfort. First of all it is incredibly stiff with a ladder type (think Ducati) chassis construction and a non step-through design. This chassis rigidity is great for aggressive riding… if fact CPI have managed to make a less twisty chassis than many motorcycles and it is light years ahead of most, if not all other scooters.



The next link in the performance chain is suspension and wheels, the suspension as you would expect is tuned with performance over comfort in mind the front features hydraulic forks and the rear is an oil pneumatic unit with a preload adjustment. The Wheels are probably the single largest unusual and standout decision in the design of the GTR… 17” wheels are seldom seen on anything other than motorcycles, yet here we have them. Often the downside of such a large wheel option on a scooter results in very sluggish steering response and direction change… the GTR’s set-up somehow manages to bypass this problem. Obviously direction change and turning circle are less than what you would see on a 10” wheel equipped machine but still probably as good as most 13” arrangements with the marked advantage of incredible corner stability, fairly hard cornering at 75kph (46mph) didn’t phase it in the least.


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