The top speeds of most 49cc scooters are between 35 and 50 mph on flat, dry pavement. Higher speeds are achieved by "derestricting" the scooter. Regardless of top speed, scooters are not intended for interstate highways. However, as motorized vehicles, they also do not belong in bike lanes.
Scooters are available with larger engine sizes that have higher top speeds. Most scooters have automatic transmissions. Altering the transmission or air intake can impact top speed as well as acceleration. It also impacts speed in less-than-ideal situations. Having a passenger significantly lowers top speed. The relatively low speed and the lightness of scooters make them ideal for getting good gas mileage.Learn More
Displacement is what makes boats float. Displacement was discovered by Archimedes, and the Archimedes Principle is also used to describe the theory of displacement.Full Answer >
The phrase "yacht salvage" refers to any operation, voluntary or not, that successfully rescues the boat, passengers or cargo from imminent danger at sea. In addition to employing more than one towing vessel, yacht salvage typically requires the use special equipment such as high capacity pumps.Full Answer >
The weight of a single-decker bus varies greatly between different makes and models but a typical single-decker bus weighs between 11 and 14 tons. Its weight mainly depends on the year the bus was made, as modern single-decker buses are made out of more lightweight material. The purpose of the bus and how many passengers it is meant to hold are two other factors that affect the weight.Full Answer >
A volume of 88 cubic inches converts to 1442.1 cubic centimeters. Cubic inches is often a measurement used in North America to indicate the displacement of an engine block.Full Answer >