They got scooters on to showroom floors and soon had them out on the roads. Of course we found out. If the 300 RA sells as well as I imagine it will do it may well make Piaggio finally realise that they too could capitalise on their iconic designs of yesteryear and build a truly spectacular, authentic retro scooter with a modern twist (although I doubt they’ll ever do that). No longer does the old ‘no-travel’ front end make the ride feel harsher than a battle of words at a bitchin’ contest. For those of you sitting on the other side of this commercial fence, we’ll have some interesting features and news for you at the end of next week…, Acoustic panel lining to keep the noise down. It feels as if you sit a bit higher (obviously, with the bigger wheels) and a bit more upright. The next few hours were just a blur of amazing views, punctuated by cries of “Darn! On the way back from fueling, the Royal Alloy finally got freed from the chains of the run in period – we had cleared 1000 miles and could run at full throttle if needed! Luckily for me – Parkway speed limit is 45 mph and at ¾ throttle I can manage that comfortably. At 5’9”, on my Vespa, I can be flat footed at a stop, with the Royal Alloy, this can only be accomplished by leaning the bike. We also brought in Sticky to take the photos and give us a second opinion. Although its form is familiar, this is an all-new scooter. Passing through the town of Franklin, we continued on to get photos of the Royal Alloy under Bridal Veil Falls. Although the metal-bodied GP was launched last year and there’s genuine promise of a 300cc version before too long, it was the GT that brought the brand to the attention of British scooterists. Parking was difficult even for two 150cc scooters and we feared grabbing a table might be even more difficult. There’s also a 12v socket and toolkit in there. Saying goodbye to Tapoco Lodge the next morning was difficult. As for supporting British industry, I have done just that. . Royal Alloy asalnya Inggris, Vespa asalnya Italia, dan Peogeut asalnya Prancis. Let’s NOT leave politics aside as so called “patriotic” scooterists are politicising these RAs by swathing them in symbols of Britain’s history and culture, namely Union Flags, RAF roundels, Lancaster bombers and even (this makes me choke) the Remembrance Poppy and images of Churchill! Prior to departing on the trip, I had heard rumour of Royal Alloy hitting the market in early July and wanted to be prepared for the launch. TORQUE 9.2N.m/7000 r/min LUBRICATION N/A FUEL SUPPL Electronic Fuel Injection EXHAUST SYSTEM Euro 4 Compliant CERTIFICATION Euro 4 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 12 … Riding the Royal Alloy on difficult technical curves was just a pleasure. Ask SF: How to Not Over-fill a Vespa’s Gas Tank, Recap Bubblegum 7 rally in Tumbulgum New South Wales, Australia, SIP Scooter Shop and Butcher Garage combine to create Project Esc, Video: Honda’s 750cc Adventure Scooter is Happening, Video: Meet Stator, an Electric Stand Up Scooter Concept. In the absence of any British manufactured scooter, or” western Industry” alternative offering anything close to Lambretta retro features the chinese option becomes Hobsons choice.It falls upon the purchaser to accept what is on offer or nothing. The scooter is aimed at the mainstream customer who appreciates a classic looking machine with modern reliability and quality. Once in we ordered pizza and lots and lots of water! Like all the bodywork, they’re made from sheet steel and are actually a bit heavier than a Lambretta side panel. The Moonshiner was a fun route and while not as twisty and technical as the Dragon, is still a great riding road. Scooters can answer a very basic human impulse: to transplant ourselves from one place to another place. This position is not bad, but once used to riding Vespas, it takes some time to get used to it. Finally we arrived home, after checking the odometer realized we had put on 1652 miles (average of 236 miles/day) round trip in seven days of brilliant riding. The Royal Alloy may not have the ASR traction control of the Vespa GTS but it does have front and rear disc brakes and ABS (mandatory on all new machines above 125). Most modern scooter riders will be used to having that useful storage space but will have to get over it if they want to ride a Royal Alloy. Over the mountain we went and down into South Carolina, where it felt as if we ran into a wall of steam. Here's the first little review we received today from a customer: "Thanks for the book, it was well worth the wait. The Royal has a seat height of 30.3” and the LX150 of 30.9” however, the bike seems taller. The brakes have plenty of feel at the lever, wavy front disc not only looking the part but also helping the twin-pot caliper to do its job. The ‘Lambretta-like’ retro scooter saga has been a little quiet of late but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing happening in the background; particularly in Spain and Gibraltar. More loose gravel, be careful” coming over the intercom headsets. A very well crafted and wordy response, well done. The menu for the evening was sirloin or ribeye on the grill and or Lynn’s crabcakes and two sides – potato salad and green beans. - Tak hanya Vespa dan Lambretta, Tanah Air sepertinya bakal kedatangan penantang baru di segmen skuter premium yaitu Royal Alloy.. Jika melirik dari dari unggahan laman resminya, gelaran Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) … Back up the other side of the valley, the S150 rapidly pulled away up the hill, despite the Royal being wide open. For the trip, I borrowed a pair of Corrazo panniers. After a few more runs, lots of smiles and some good natured ribbing we returned to the Tapoco Lodge for a few adult beverages and lots of story telling about the day. The Royal Alloy GP 300 S has been as important to scootering kind as the race to be the first man on the moon. We gently climbed back to Deal’s Gap for another fuel stop and breakfast – all the while resisting the urge to hit the dragon “just once more.“ Today’s plan was to ride down the Moonshiner 28, with a stop at Bridal Veil Falls and then cut into South Carolina to overnight with some friends. It has all the characteristics of a 300 GTS but the liquid-cooled RA engine configuration feels like it just wants to go and play with the big boys and girls. The Piaggio engine was replaced by the new more powerful and fuel-efficient HPE in late 2018. The seat opens on a quite unique ‘locking’ system, it’s held down by six rubber suckers, pull it up and it releases with a rasp. The front end improvements have made a huge difference to ride quality. Gamme Scooters Royal Alloy. your own Pins on Pinterest During the ride down to the dragon and back, even the sight of a hill in the distance made the Royal bog down and crawls up long inclines. If ANY of these emanate from the PRC surely their purchase contributed to the very state so despised by the author.With regard to scooters,what “Intellectual property” was stolen from Britain? I was expecting to have to be more diplomatic than the American lady who killed Harry Dunn when writing about the GP 300 S but I was mistaken, I apologise (I’m not sure who to though). The old school retro looks were a plus, but the dependability of the modern engine and ease of the CVT helped to make the decision to be an early adopter of the Royal Alloy GT150 so much easier. Many of them never having owned a scooter in their distant past, thanks to overprotective mums/scary girlfriends/wives. After a long discussion with Chelsea and the crew, we decided it should be ok for the trip, and continued to put in mileage to break the ½ throttle barrier. Royal Alloy GP 125 – where the technology of today meets the strengths of the past. No amount of changing throttle would make a difference. Replacement polycarbonate headlights for your classic scooter from VE. Re-creating those machines (to thoroughly modern standards) that were an icon of the 'Mod' movement. Essai scooter 125 : Royal Alloy GT 125, un rétro façon Lambretta des années 60 + vidéo Into the first turn, I swear the bike intuitively crouched down and leaned into the hairpin turn without even needing me to pilot it. This in an honest, independent test, as all tests/features are on ScooterLab. On the other hand, the RA was box fresh that morning and completely standard. A punchy 9.5 BHP 2 valve engine beats at the heart of this base model, Providing ample power for the majority of users. It’s probably the cheapest and easiest GTS HPE tuning you can buy. On the left side, the center stand sticks out a bit and got dragged a few times. I’ve never heard of them and expected these would let things down (pardon the pun). If you’re looking for a mile-munching, quick, agile, fine handling retro scooter then you’ve come to the right place. From my official perspective of ‘proper lanky’, I found the Royal Alloy a tad cramped, requiring a Legs Akimbo riding style to avoid activating the indicators with my knee. The Royal Alloy range is truly unique in being the only British brand that provides a complete portfolio of ‘Real’ Retro Scooters with classic Italian style and looks for the modern rider. Only kidding. Gearing back up, Pat on his Sportster decided he was going to run the dragon once and return to our lodgings and do a few rest day activities; namely do laundry and enjoy the creek side bar. Desainnya juga cukup menarik layaknya pemain skuter Italia yakni Vespa dan Lambretta. We had a leisurely lunch waiting out the rain and finally went back to the bikes for the 50-mile run to Spruce Pine and our destination for the day. Patriotism: The Bosch ABS cuts in before the … For instance, there is no underseat storage – that powerful engine sits in there. Once checked in and settled, we waited for our friend to join us. I had some other travel planned and returned to a Richmond heatwave and a “ready for delivery” scooter. Meeting for breakfast around 09:30 we made a plan for the day. Overall though, with this powerful engine and a chassis that is now up to the job, the GP 300 offers a remarkably competent ride. All machines feature advanced anti-dive front suspension, all machines have safe combined braking systems or 'Bosch' ABS. Motor bermerek Inggris dengan gaya Italia ini hadir dengan mesin yang cukup memumpuni. Arriving at the petrol station, we were a bit shocked to see bags covering all of the pump handles, except one. After a shrug of the shoulders we moved on into town to refill and regroup. We parked the bikes, and looking at the sky, decided to take the panniers inside to avoid any difficulties. I’m shocked. Having done the route a year before, Michelle and I were itching to hit again and test the new Royal Alloy out. The now lack of British made scooter alternatives situation might be paralleled by the British car industry, whose demise might be blamed on the general motoring public who collectively failed to upkeep the domestic motoring industry alive in buying foreign cars.Perhaps by Zap’s logic the majority of British motorists are also “morons” solely responsible for the rise of Asia’s Industrial might. The overall quality is good on the Royal Alloy but it lacks some of the Italian’s finesse. The GP comes complete with a plastic ‘she wee’ in the glovebox – great for female riders who get caught out on a ride. At one point, a comment was made about “the 11 is the most boring scenic highways…EVER!” Needless to say we got into a small hotel outside of Greensboro later that night, had a nice meal and prepared to part ways in the morning as Pat would be heading east while we needed to continue north. Without a central frame brace all scooters flex to a greater or lesser degree. Who the hell are they? Join us and have your say in this head to head as we attempt to see which is best? The People’s (Communist) Republic of China thanks you! We had planned to leave early as the next destination was Historic Tapoco Lodge, approximately 50miles southeast of Cherokee, NC, where the Blue Ridge ends. After a good three hours of “Wow!” or “How amazing!” we finally pulled off on exit 121 to make the five-mile run into Roanoke on similar twisty, forested roads and our hotel for the evening. Feb 22, 2020 - Royal Alloy have re-created a truly 'Classic' style range of scooters designed to re-live those halcyon days af the new found freedom experienced back in the 1960's. Dropping downhill into the valley, I finally began to get a sense of how much fun the Royal Alloy could be. From a standing start the RA can just out accelerate the GTS up to an indicated 56mph (around 46mph in the real world) the Vespa will start to pull away steadily then. The SX200-ish side panels hide their ample width better than the plastic panels of earlier models from this factory but these look a little naked without the arrow-head badges (MSC sell a set though). We figured the Blue Ridge would be the perfect 469-mile ribbon of asphalt to complete the break in period BEFORE hitting some of the more interesting named routes in North Carolina, Tennessee and South Carolina. The price of your stolen heritage can be measured by a couple of hundred quid! This is a 38-mile loop with numerous twist and turns, the last is best described as “a steep uphill 180 degree turn”. I spent a few years in England when the “clones” were launched and fell in love with the Scomadi/Royal Alloy scooters. They have owned the Inn for about 15 years and have made it a Blue Ridge travellers haven. We politely told them we had mapped out all the fuel stops and didn’t feel we needed to carry the weight, at which point they told us fuel deliveries could be rare in small towns around the parkway and not to rely on our planning! Pathetic. Most buyers don’t really care about the history, they just want to buy and ride a good looking, reliable retro scooter. YIKES! Instead you unlock it then twist the pull up flap. My chief bugbear with the styling is the flatness of the legshields which have lost any hint of Innocenti’s swept-back aerodynamics. RA branded transmission cover and brake caliper adorn the old Piaggio derived engine – the motor Scomadi wanted! That’s quite a brave move on behalf of RA. Breakfast doesn’t begin until 8am and by the time all of our party arrived it was later. The Royal Alloy may not have the ASR traction control of the Vespa GTS but it does have front and rear disc brakes and ABS (mandatory on all new machines above 125). The Vespa was quicker in the mid-range than the RA. than the Vespa LX 150 and is far more noticeable when at low speeds or when trying to park. The same twin rear shock layout as the Vespa GTS also ensures that the wheels are more prone to staying in line. On arrival it was a brilliant sunny Sunday and EVERYONE was out. The suspension is a bit stiff, but again more set up for the turns and it did do just that. Piaggio have cashed the old motor in by licencing it out. This is a truly great 300 capacity scooter. Taking these recommendations to heart, – it really would be a waste of effort not to trial the new bike on some of the tightest twisties on the East Coast. We later learned our New Jersey rider friends were also led astray by their navigation app taking them south and not north on the 28. One of the characteristics of the original plastic-bodied 50/125s was chassis flex which you spot in slight movement of the headset back and forth when riding over bumpy surfaces. The clean, smooth lines of this metal bodied classic set the GT150 apart from the crowd. I was in for a pleasant surprise. The 125cc versions of the popular retro models are also the perfect starting block for youngsters looking to get into a lifestyle without the need to do it the hard and expensive way. To cater for all markets the GT is available as a 50cc four stroke, 125cc and 150cc 2V Aircooled, 180 (169cc) Aircooled and a range topping 200 (181cc) Liquid cooled 4V. From the road it does not appear to be much, but is comfortable and inviting on the inside. Moving on from the hypocrisy issue, the buying public want reliability,style,quality,performance and value.All these are valid issues devoid of political morality .The review addressed all these points well and this forum is probably not interested in political rhetoric. You are all a disgrace to Britain. This effect can be reduced by making the frame from a thicker-wall tube; which is obviously what Royal Alloy have used. Since it was to be a fairly big day (150 miles of Parkway plus) we thought we would leave early to arrive in time to enjoy the next destination. Royal Alloy Mechanical Report Never once during the trip did they cause me worry. Our destination for the next day was Little Switzerland, NC or more precisely the Skyline Village Inn, just a few miles north. What we did have though was our long-term GTS SuperTech – a scooter making more power than the GP 300 (which uses the old version of the GTS 300 engine). The first point in addressing this summary of anti -Chinese sentiment is the obvious question of Hypocrisy in respect of the manufacturing origin of any products the author owns or uses.These might include TV,car, mobile phone,domestic appliances ,tools ,clothing etc. Doing not talking is the true test of a person. I rolled the throttle back to the pin and took off… It was exhilarating! The RPM gauge would go from 7000 RPMS to 4-5000 and the engine would just load up. The brakes have plenty of feel at the lever, wavy front disc not only looking the part but also helping the twin-pot caliper to do its job. Scooter review - the exciting NEW Royal Alloy GP 200. As expected things are pretty cramped under the panels, the airbox is taller and slimmer and the exhaust tucks under the opposite panel. The fact that people do not see where the hypocrisy lies only reinforces my point. A common factor linking the quoted symbols and artwork on chinese scooters is WW2 era memorabilia..Although contempt is shown that such displays are distatefull on a Chinese scooter ,the author doesn’t make clear if the symbols /artwork would be acceptable if they were instead decorating a British or ww2 Allied nation manufactured machine …If so, please be advised that there is now no such product . I did not say don’t buy “foreign” built machines or even Chinese machines per se. After the first few hundred miles, I met up with my clubmates from the 7 Hills Scooter Club (Richmond, VA) and gave folks the chance to test the bike in a parking lot. Talk is cheap. Where does the Royal really excel? Ok you speed-hungry Scooterists, I’m sure the main question on your minds is ‘How fast does it go mister?’ Sorry but this is a brand new scooter so we couldn’t possibly find out…. The RA does come with a good quality stainless steel rear carrier. Ok, it’s not a Vespa GTS. Together with beefier, revised forks – now with a visibly flanged welded seam all round the fork ‘boots’ – the GP300 feels much more planted on the road and stable over bumps. However, It seems the sacrifices made by our allied nations fight to the death during ww2 to maintain the principles of democracy and “freedom of choice” are now “unpatriotic ” If they don’t support a non Chinese alternative. Right now, those are your only choices in a metal body scooter. Some longer term tests say they are very good. RA will eat into Vespa GTS sales over the next few years. Regrouping we went on to explore Punkin Corner the local Harley shop and finally out to Tellico Marina for a well-earned lunch. How do you describe a colour to the blind? The weight is distributed a bit higher, which does alter riding a tiny bit as the centre of gravity is different. 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It does not stop there - the Royal Alloy range features a vast array of reliable and proven powerplants with a new powerful 300 to arrive on the market in the last quarter of 2019. So in the end – I feel the Royal Alloy is a nice addition to the US scooter market. To be perfectly honest with you, I wasn’t expecting to be overly impressed with the RA, it’s a while since I’ve been on either a Scomadi or Royal Alloy and it’s the first all-metal bodied one I’ve ridden. Royal Alloy GP200S. Remember the GTS is already well loosened up though and it is also non-standard. Compare Vespa VXL 150 vs Vespa VXL 125. What happened was we snaked back and forth trying to find the quickest way to Hwy 74 and then got on five miles earlier. Or most likely both. Finally we pulled off at Horse Gap for fuel. I believe it offers a wonderful value alternative to a new Vespa. Both myself and Sticky were surprised at the GP 300 S as a complete package, whilst riding we’re linked via Sena intercoms and I lost count of the times where we both uttered how impressed we were by it. With heavy rain and 80mph gusts of wind forecast from the scary-sounding Storm Brendan, he was worth the Greggs sausage roll (not vegan) and iced bun…. Breakfast was also on offer for the next morning – You could have pancakes, or bacon, or eggs for $7, or you could have all three, or a combo of two items, for the same price. It feels like it has some kind of urgency to it, it gets up to the legal speed limit pretty quickly (as does the GTS) but it carries on making that power. Your contempt for the British buying scooterist is misplaced, out of synchronization and illogical.The act of adorning a scooter with historic heritage themes remains a homage to that specific subject regardless of the machine that carries it. The road right in front of the inn is a fairly new named motorcycle route called the “Diamondback 226A” this 38-mile long route takes you down into the valley below and back up to the Blue Ridge with lots of nice twists and turns – a proper primer for the Tail of the Dragon to come. The Royal Alloy, was able to keep up with the S150 in most situations. I’m confident the RA will trounce a standard non-HPE Vespa GTS from start to finish. To be honest, this machine was built for twisties! It was responsive and ghosted through corners without difficulties. The Royal felt nimble, surefooted and responsive. I predict that 2020 will be the year that Royal Alloy 300s set purists frothing like a runaway cappuccino machine…. Well, that didn’t work. Incidentally, the top speed reading on my GPS read 81.6mph, that’s comparable to the older model GTS 300 top speed but without the rev limiter it feels much nicer to ride on faster roads. This should have taken us down the 19 to the four lane highway and then off on the 28 North. With performance and looks to rival anything else in its class expect to see the GP300 become a regular sight in local scooter clubs, meets and rallies. Lihat harga Royal Alloy GP200S 2021, spesifikasi, fitur, warna, konsumsi BBM, review redaksi oto. These, I positioned under the passenger seat and then weaved through the rear rack to give them a bit more security. As a result, it handles itself very well and I was confident enough to chuck it into corners in the wet and generally enjoy riding it. Smooth, clean lines that recall the essence of a mis-spent youth, encase engines that beat in tune with todays need for reliable, versatile machines & that turn heads wherever you go. We got up and out around 9am and first stop was Mabry Mill – a very picturesque mill and visitor center on the parkway. 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