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Loading up for touring.

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Loading up for touring.
« on: June 18, 2017, 11:37:20 PM »
I`m looking for stories of just how much kit people are able to load up on their scooters to tour and what scooter did the job?

I recently went for a tour to the south of our Island (Negros Philippines) which is around 5-6hours with 2 stops and stayed overnight.
As the other guys were all on sport bikes I had to carry all the kit.

1 passenger
3 x boxes full of peoples overnight kit
under seat full of stuff for the journey

I couldn`t imagine what the total excess weight was but it was a lot!
This was on a Kymco Xciting 400i
 

scooterwolf

Re: Loading up for touring.
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2017, 08:09:47 PM »
You may need to to figure out your bikes Gross Vehicle Weight Rating. This website has a calculator, but not for Maxi-scooters.

https://edwardsmotorcyclelaw.com/weight-calculator/

These article may also be helpful,

https://ultimatemotorcycling.com/2011/04/07/calculate-motorcycle-gvwr/
http://www.soundrider.com/archive/tips/motorcycle-gross-vehicle-weight.aspx

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