2009 Peirspeed RM50 Review


The 2009 Peirspeed RM50 is a motor scooter from Peirspeed, an American importer and distributor of motorcycles from Taiwanese manufacturer Taiwan Golden Bee (TGB). The RM50 is named after the displacement of the RM50's engine, which is measured at 49 cubic centimeters (thus the designation ""49cc""). The manufacturer's suggested retail price for the 2009 Peirspeed RM50 is $1,699.

The engine of the 2009 Peirspeed RM50 is a single-cylinder four-stroke, with an air cooler feature to cool down its hot parts. The air cooling feature is important for preventing engine malfunction. The RM50 engine generates 2.1 brake horsepower (bhp) at 7,500 revolutions per minute (rpm) and 1.6 ft-lbs of torque at 6,000 rpm. It is paired with a continuous variable transmission (CVT), which is configured to shift through an infinite number of effective gear ratios. This enables the engine of the 2009 Peirspeed RM50 to run at its most efficient rpm, thus contributing to improved fuel efficiency. The scooter’s fuel tank holds up to 1.3 gallons of gasoline for providing lots of cruising range.

The 2009 Peirspeed RM50 is available in three colors: Sebring Silver, Sky Blue, and Sport Orange. A robust mono-frame construction and a one-piece vinyl seat with a height of 30 inches promote sturdiness and easy mounting of the scooter. The seat, in particular, is designed to accommodate two people: the driver and a passenger.

Front and rear fenders accentuate the 2009 Peirspeed RM50. At the front is a digital dashboard, which contains a speedometer for monitoring speed, a clock to check the time, and an indicator for monitoring the bike’s fuel level. The front and rear wheels are fitted on 12-inch aluminum wheels that not only enhance the sturdiness of the bike, but also give it a sporty look. Also included on the RM50 scooter are halogen lights for superior exterior lighting, a rear rack, under-seat and helmet storage, an exhaust guard, and rearview mirrors.

The physical dimensions of the 2009 Peirspeed RM50 consist of a length of around 72 inches, width of around 27 inches, and height of around 44 inches. It also has a ground clearance of 3.1 inches. The Peirspeed RM50 uses plastic slapped on a steel frame, which lends to the bike's sturdy feel and construction.

New For 2009

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2009 Peirspeed RM50 Specs

  • Model Type: Scooter
  • Engine Type: Single-cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke: 39mm x 41.5mm
  • Compression ratio: N/A
  • Valve Train: overhead valve (OHV)
  • Induction: Carburetor
  • Ignition: Electric / Kick
  • Transmission: Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
  • Final Drive: Belt
  • Fuel Capacity: 1.3 gallon
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Hydraulic disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Drum
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic Fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Single Sided Swing Arm
  • Wheelbase: 44.5 inches
  • Rake: N/A
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height: 30 inches
  • Curb Weight: 201 lbs.
  • Tires (Front): 90/90-12
  • Tires (Rear): 90/90-12


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