Motorized Scooter Races - Preparation is Key to Winning
There are a number of motorized scooter races that take place around the country every month. The requirements vary for each race, however most races are limited to scooters, mopeds and small motorcycles. Races are well attended and there are many entrants for each race. Riders must be at least 18 in many races and either male or female riders can participate. In some countries the moped or small scooter is the main type of transportation, so there is a lot of interest in both participating and watching the moped and scooter races.
Preparation for the race is one of the elements that will increase the odds of winning a race. Some race competitors will arrive early to study the race layout and also the reactions of riders as they compete in earlier races. Noting every bump and curve will often make a difference in winning or losing a motorized scooter race. Motor scooter races demand a lot from the participants and riders must be well prepared both physically as well mentally. Decisions must be made instantly for any of the motor scooters or mopeds to win the race.
Safety is of paramount concern and riders are encouraged to wear helmets to protect them in case of accidents. Many of the motorized moped races are very competitive and tumbles will happen quite often. Many riders will also wear leather protection on their legs and arms if they can afford it. Leather protection protects race competitors from scrapes and motor burns in case of collisions. Many of the race riders also wear helmets while riding their motor scooters on the way to work and while using their mopeds and scooters for work purposes.
Dennis Harley contributes and publishes news editorial to http://www.the-scooters-report.com.
He has been involved in european motorcycle rider and scooter training programs for over a decade. Dennis writes informative and news worthy content.