Category Questions and answers

When should the Ruckus drive belt be replaced?

The maintenance schedule in the Honda Ruckus owner’s manual makes no mention of the drive belt. You have to dig into the service manual to find out when the belt needs to be replaced. Check the drive belt by measuring… Continue Reading →

Is the Ruckus your only bike?

No. Everyone that owns a Ruckus should have a suitable dual sport motorcycle nearby. See the Ruckus pictured here near a 1997 Suzuki DR650. Also featured in this photo is the black plastic zip ties (just above the Italian flag… Continue Reading →

Where is the crankcase breather hose on the Ruckus?

This photo shows where the crankcase breather hose connects to the Ruckus engine head. If the engine is still in the scooter, removing the floorboard plastic will make access to this hose much easier. As an Amazon Associate I earn… Continue Reading →

How often should you change the final drive gear oil?

I have gotten a few questions about the gear oil in the Ruckus transmission. Here are answers to every question you could possibly have about the Final Reduction Gear Oil in the Ruckus. What weight oil goes in the final… Continue Reading →

Does a Ruckus fit in the back of a 2002 Subaru Forester?

Yes, if you remove the front wheel and have swapped out the handlebars to a BMX set that you can loosen and lay down. Learn how to remove the Ruckus front wheel. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying… Continue Reading →

E-mail: Should I buy a 2008 Ruckus?

I get emails about the Ruckus, and I try my best to answer every question I get. Here are a few good ones from Marty. Hello, While seeking information for the Honda Ruckus in general I found this site…. Continue Reading →

State-by-state: do you need a license for a Honda Ruckus?

Are you unsure whether or not you need a special driver’s license for the Honda Ruckus in your American state? Check this list to find out. Some states require a special vehicle registration for your scooter, too. This list is… Continue Reading →

What is the Honda Ruckus top speed?

The top speed of the 50cc Ruckus is about 35 miles per hour. It goes 43mph downhill with a good tail wind. This scooter climbs hills much slower, as low as 25mph, but usually 28mph or 30mph. Not fast enough?… Continue Reading →

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