The Sportique Blog (15)

Thursday, 16 April 2015 14:49

A simple guide to springtime scooter start-ups

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'Twas a long and lonely winter for your motorscooter but the mercury is climbing now and it's time to climb back on and ride. But the darn thing won't start! Here's a simple step-by step guide to waking it up so that you can begin enjoying the season, having fun and saving money by using your machine for what it is intended. click the read more link below
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 16:02

How the battery in your scooter works

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We see a lot of batteries at Sportique Scooters; new ones, old ones, strong ones and a lot of dead ones. Here's a really easy to understand, informative video by "The Engineer Guy" who explains how the lead acid battery in your scooter works and why it discharges, how it discharges and why it won't stay charged if you let it sit for an extended period of time.
Saturday, 31 October 2015 14:41

2000 Italjet Dragster 180 'Superleggera'

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We recently got our hands on a super clean, super fast Iltaljet Dragster 180 with loads of upgrades. This is one performance scooter that enthusiasts shouldn't pass over. The Dragster is a very unique, fork-less machine that is no longer made but highly coveted worldwide. While Adam has personally taken it out 80mph (with room to keep going), we've been told that it has a top speed of 120mph. Here's what the $8,000 price tag will get you, besides having the fastest scooter in the Denver Metro area.
Saturday, 28 February 2015 12:37

Sportique now carries Lance and SYM machines!

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We are pleased to announce to have inked an agreement to become America's newest dealer for Alliance Powersports - importers of both SYM and Lance. Click the "read more" link for a preview of the products we have added to our arsenal including the exciting SYM Wolf Classic 150cc motorcycle.
Our old friend Michelle Booth sent us a link to this neat little Vimeo movie that we though y'all might enjoy.  
When temps creep up into the 90’s and beyond we begin to field calls from folks who’s scooters are stalling and sluggish. Intense heat can cause a myriad of mechanical complications. Worry not, though, friends. Scooters were made for Summer fun and, if you understand the sources of heat-related performance issues, you can sail through the season problem free. These are the things we typically see go wrong with scooters when it’s extremely hot:
Saturday, 23 July 2011 17:55

A Scooter Buyer’s Primer

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How is a scooter different than a motorcycle? What are "C.C.'s"? Do I want a "50" or something bigger? 2-Stroke VS 4-stroke engines What to expect from a scooter's performance
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