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Something For Everyone With Honda’s Lams Approved Bikes

On the eve of Victoria’s Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme (LAMS) being launched in Victoria, Honda Australia are pleased to confirm their line-up of eligible motorcycles and scooters.

From 1 July 2008, Victoria comes into line with South Australia, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales where the LAMS scheme has been in place for some time.

LAMS allows novice motorcyclists to ride two-wheelers on the road that have a moderate power-to-weight ratio of up to 150kW/tonne and a maximum engine capacity of 660cc.

This means that all riders now have more options available to them, and can hold on to their first motorcycle longer if they so desire.

It also means that riders who are larger in size are no longer restricted to riding smaller bikes which can pose safety issues.

“The number of men and women opting for two wheels is continuing to grow as the cost of running and maintaining a car becomes more prohibitive,” said Honda’s General Manager Motorcycles, Tony Hinton.

“We are very happy to see the Victorian Government get behind the LAMS scheme. It makes sense to offer this particular group of road users as much choice as possible, and it helps encourage the use of safe, economical and environmentally modes of transportation.”

With 15 models to choose from, the Honda range has a product to suit all types of riders. These include scooters, naked and small sport bikes, as well as an enduro model and Super Motard.

Models available include the CBF250, VTR250, CB400 and CB400A, CRF250X, CBR125, CRF230L, XR400M, FJS600 Silverwing, SH150i, Today50, Scoopy, Lead100, @125 and Forza 250.