Motorcycle and scooter sales increase as gas prices rise in Tulsa
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TULSA, Okla – With gas prices on the rise, many businesses are seeing people trade in their cars for new modes of transportation.

At Vespa of Tulsa they sell both scooters and motorcycles. Sales Manager Ed Williams says more customers are coming in looking for reliable transportation, with better gas mileage.

“Very busy with gas prices, they’ve obviously had an impact. Virtually everyone that comes in these days mentions it as a reaction to gas prices escalating,” he says.

Williams says the same thing happened in 2008 when gas prices rose to nearly $ 4 a gallon. But this time, there are even more people looking to make the switch. He’s worried he won’t be able to keep up with demand.

“Mid-summer we might run into a product availability issue,” Williams says.

Motorcycles cost around $ 10,000 and get between 35 to 55 miles per gallon.

Motor scooters get between 75 to 100 miles per gallon and cost around $ 4,000.

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Riders 4 Relief Charity Motorcycle Show to benefit food pantries
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Amy Taylor and Debbie Chilcote, organizers of this weekend’s Riders 4 Relief Charity Motorcycle Show, stand with a few of the 29 baskets on display at Auer Ace Hardware. The baskets are part of a raffle to raise money for New Life Ministries Food Pantry, Shepherd’s Christian Assembly Kitchen and Autumn Health Care’s Alzheimer’s Wing. / Valerie Boateng/Tribune

IF YOU GO

What: Riders 4 Relief Charity Motorcycle Show

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

Where: Roscoe Village

» Bike show registration is $ 5 plus a non-perishable food item.

» Children’s bicycle parade registration will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with the parade at 1:30 p.m.

» Admission is free.

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