CPI Scooters Orpington

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.

21St Moto
01322 666565
London Road
Swanley
 
Premier Motorcycles Ltd
0208 777 8040
131-133 High Street
West Wickham
 
Charmwood Motorcycles
01689855559
Unit 4 Charmwood Farm
Orpington
 
Baz-Bikes
01689-838525
The Forge
Orpington
 
Advance Leisure
01689-861336
141 High Street
Orpington
 
Vic Eastwood
01322-669469
London Road
Swanley
 
Karting Magazine
15 Morrfield Road
Orpington
 
Top Dog Motor Cycle Performance Products
01689-813030
37 High Street
Orpington
 
Lockyer Motors
01689-824567
The Forge
Orpington
 
H M Racing
01689-856595
81 High Street
Orpington
 

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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