…to harder motorcycles.
The occasional motorcycle still catches my eye, like the Triumph Scrambler I happened upon last night.
I’d seen that bike before and not thought much of it, because at the time I was looking for something more like the Norton Atlas in this post. But in the outdoorsy context of “Scooter in the Sticks” the thought of a bike capable of a little off-road action with that classic old-school charm is very attractive.
All these bikes have pretty meaty engines, 865cc compared to my Vespa’s 150, which would be a lot of fun on the 8 mile trip between here and Sausalito.
But I know that sometime between now and September, FM is supposed to be moving into the city, and the Vespa is going to be even more practical, if not a little overkill for the much shorter commute. This should be good for my health—slower traffic and the option to walk or bike.
But man, looking over all these bikes, I still can’t shake the idea that the Black Bonneville is totally hot: