2023 Author: Erin Ralphs | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-20 18:31
Mini choppers are a technique that combines the functions of a motorcycle and a moped. This vehicle is ideal for those who are still afraid to get on a bike, but already want to learn on the basis of a moped. Note that these unusual vehicles are popular due to their lightness, ease of operation and the absence of the need to obtain any documents to drive them. You can also exclude expenses for maintenance, insurance, and so on. And the cost of mini-choppers is much lower than the price of the cheapest motorcycle. All this makes these vehicles so popular.
Kawasaki VN900 Vulcan
The uniquely beautiful Kawasaki VN900 Vulcan cruiser is immediately recognizable for its characteristic oblique muffler cut and wheel spokes. This model is the perfection of all qualities, so it can be used for city driving or travel. It seems that this is a very dimensional mini-chopper. The photo also makes it clear that with solidity, the model is ideal for everyone, including novice drivers. The vehicle is equipped with a 2-cylinder V-block liquid cooling and has an electronic fuel injection system. Among the features of this modelyou can highlight the presence of a belt drive on the rear wheel, which does not require frequent maintenance.
Yamaha Virago XV 400
Yamaha Virago XV 400 is an American style cruiser. It seems that it has too modest engine displacement indicators, but due to the low landing, high steering wheel and well-thought-out design, Yamaha mini-choppers still remain in demand. Among the advantages of this model, users note light weight, good handling at any speed and unpretentious cardan drive.
Kawasaki ZL 400 Eliminator
In the standard version, the Kawasaki ZL 400 Eliminator has three-beam rims, an ignition system with tuning, which makes it possible to ensure stable operation of the engine at any speed. The peculiarity of this chopper is in the external design, which is made in the style of a dragster. With the classic arrangement of the main structural elements, Kawasaki mini choppers are distinguished by a stylish design due to the combination of elements of a chopper and a sports bike in it. If you need a compact vehicle for a novice user, then this model is definitely worth your attention.
This brand offers motorcycle equipment for various purposes. So, the Honda Jazz 50 model is a moped, the design of which is made in the American style. It is no coincidence that having just appeared on sale, the Honda Jazz 50 immediately became popular not only in its homeland, in Japan, but also in other countries. From technicalcharacteristics this model attracts with 4-stroke engines with 4 speeds of transfers thanks to what riding even for the beginner differs in convenience and simplicity.
Of course, this mini-chopper is not suitable for off-road driving, but it fits perfectly into urban operating conditions due to maneuverability, convenience and compactness. There is enough space in the gas tank for 6 liters of gasoline, while these mini choppers will reach a maximum speed of 60 km/h.
The Honda Magna 50 is another lightweight single seat moped that's great for those who like a quiet ride around the city. Of the advantages of the model, chrome-plated mirrors, a wide steering wheel and a comfortable seat can be noted. Moped engine - 50 cu. cm, so there is no need to talk about high power. The maximum speed it can reach is 70 km/h. Among the individual features of the model, the presence of a footrest sensor can be noted.
Regal Raptor 50cc
This mini chopper gets good reviews for the quality of workmanship, which remains on top year after year. This is a unique chopper in terms of appearance, which is small in size, but at the same time it reaches speeds of up to 80 km / h while maintaining low fuel consumption. Of the minuses, users note the absence of a fuel sensor. Not the most successful way made suspension. It is noteworthy that when creating this mini-chopper, the manufacturer was based on the design of the Japanese Honda Jazz moped, and the engine was borrowed from the Honda Super Cub.
It would seem, how can you make a mini-chopper with your own hands? But real professionals are not afraid of anything and create mopeds of unique beauty and design features from old motorcycles, most often heavy and massive. True, this process is not easy and long, since you will have to think over the frame, the chassis, and the main load-bearing elements.
It is believed that the more elements of a homemade mini-chopper are made by hand, the cooler the bike will be. And in this case, you need not only to enlist the help of specialists from some workshop, but also to prepare a large number of tools - from a grinder and an electric drill to a welding machine.
In general, any of the above models is distinguished not only by optimal technical characteristics, but also by a stylish appearance and affordable price, which makes them popular with buyers.