What we're about

Founded in the summer of 2001, we are a group of riders in Minnesota who enjoy sharing the experience on our touring class motor scooters. Safe riding is stressed above all, though having fun is a close second.

Our rides usually take place from mid-April into early October. We tend to avoid busy highways and speeds seldom exceed 55 mph. Distances vary for each ride but often surpass 120 miles in a day and can reach 200 miles or more on some rides. They generally take place in central Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Currently, those in our group own a variety of maxi scooters and similar vehicles. The key elements are they can maintain highway speeds, tend to be fairly quiet, and have a cruising range of 120 miles or more between fill-ups.

Through our mailing list, Minn-Max-list@meetup.com, we discuss our adventures, exchange tips of gear & maintenance, and share our interests in these amazing machines. We are not a club and there are no membership fees or dues, though donations to pay for our meetup.com site are welcome.

Even if you don’t own a maxi scooter or never plan on joining in a ride, if you find the idea of Minn-Max appealing, you are welcome to join.

Upcoming events (1)

2021 4 Day Extended Ride to Ironwood Michigan

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We are going to ride the shores of Lake Superior and explore the Michigan Upper Peninsula. We will follow our normal format of anchoring in a hotel then riding out and back to Ironwood each day. We have a block of rooms reserved in the name of "Minn-Max" at the AmericInn by Wydham, 1117 E Clover Dr, Ironwood MI 49938. Front desk phone (906)[masked]. We will depart Thursday 7/29/21 Meet/Greet Breakfast 8:00am Depart 9:00am at Keys Cafe and Bakery, 840 Carmichael Rd, Hudson WI 54016. We will group cruise through Wisconsin up to Ironwood on Day 1. On Days 2 and 3 we will loop out East and West on the Shores of Lake Superior and inland through forests. On Day 4 we will head back to the Twin Cities. We have stayed at the AmericInn before (very nice - bring your bathing suit). Further, there are great places to eat in Ironwood. Plan ahead, mark your calendar and do not miss this great adventure.

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