This is an outstanding motorcycle for the money
The rear brake was adjusted too tightly, and smoked a small amount when first rode. My dealer adjusted and fixed the problem immediately. I have no other complaints.
This is the first real street bike I have ever owned. I grew up riding only trail and "enduro" style bikes. As I got older, I decided that all the rough trail and back road riding was no longer as enjoyable as it once was, and found myself mostly doing street riding. So a couple of years ago I decided that my next bike would be a street bike.
I searched many many reviews on the Internet, spoke to several knowledgeable people, and began doing a lot of searching. I found the C50T and frankly it was love at first sight. The bike handled like a dream, and although it certainly is not a muscle bike, it is no slacker either. My wife and I can cruise quite easily at 80 on the interstate, with a good bit of left over throttle for passing and mountainous areas.
The C50T is very comfortable. The suspension is more than adequate when I ride alone, and adequate when I ride with my wife (it is adjustable if you wish to change the setting). The wide passenger seat with its large swivel back in particular pleases my wife.
I get about 50 mpg on the highway.
I have two criticisms of the bike. The first is that a bike of this size should have a front and rear disk brakes, not just front. Especially when carrying a passenger. The second is that the foot pegs for the passenger are completely inadequate. I resolved this by buying after market boards.
I love the shaft drive and the electronic fuel injection. This bike runs like a dream!
Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 30th April, 2007