Before and even today, young teens, adults and even kids are enlightened by these mini bikes. But to some other people like policemen, health specialist and safety experts find this equipment as hazard.
In some states and countries like California recognized these mini bikes as illegal to drive on the streets or sidewalks. They say that this mini motorcycle does not even meet the standards of Department of Motor Vehicle safety precautions. It’s because some of them don’t have the required tools such as proper lights, high quality tires, brakes on both tires, applicable horns or even the 17 digit vehicle identification number. Thus, this is understood to be that only legal and private property persons can drive these mini bikes.
Mini bikes are popularly called as pocket bikes. It has unique functions and features compared to big bikes. Of course, you can directly observe that it has smaller size of tools and equipments used. It also has a front fork that used to separate from the wheels and riders can prevent such accidents. This bike has a lot of variety of colors to choose with. The most common are black, red or yellow. It has a padded seat, a gas tank, fenders, reflectors and headlight.
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Since our technology is continually going more advanced, this device also innovates through time. That’s why a lot of types of mini bikes in the market that you can choose of. This includes a pocket bike or mini moto. These type of bike looks like a sport bike and are usually used in kart racing tracks for pocket bikes. The height of a mini moto has less than 50cm or 20 in and up to 1m in length. It has the power engine from 39 up to 50 cc and a two stroke engine in a maximum of 4.5 to 6 horsepower. The maximum speed of this bike varies to 30 to 64 km/h. Usually, pocket bikes are made in both four stroke gasoline and electric versions. Next type is the pit bikes which are the original and true to concept from a small scooter that is used to move quickly on pit areas of motor racing competitions. Usually, a pit bikes can be mistaken as motocross motorcycles since they look the same. But nowadays, pit bikes have been excluded from competitions since a lot of accidents have been made from this. Another type is the mini choppers; this type of mini bikes looks like chopper but still has the features of a pocket bike or mini moto. The midi moto are larger version of a pocket bike but smaller than a street bike. The seat height has about 2 feet higher compared to a mini moto seat height. It also has a 47cc in a 2 stroke engines and an 11occ in a 4 stoke engine. This are usually produced and manufactured in China, Honda Company to be specific.
These mini bikes are now being used by some people who have passion on motorcycles. Even though there are a lot of discriminations to this product still it has high demands in the market.