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Old 05-23-2012, 05:02 AM   #28
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Still trying to figure out what to get when the SWIng sells.

Stopped by a couple of local shops yesterday. Found out one is a Genuine and Kymco and Sym dealer. Also has a good rep for serving customers so that opens a lot of possibilities.

Tho' I like to have 2 bikes - I'm thinking I don't really need 2 that can do interstate. The Vespa can cover that and a 2nd bike could be a smaller size.

The Stella is nice (I know not easy to maintain as pointed out). They also had both the SYM HD 125 and 200. Nice looking as are the Kymco People 150cc. Like the big wheels on those.

Over at the Honda.Yammy dealer is the Zuma 125 and the little Hondas Elite and PCX.

On a related note - rode the Swing yesterday for the first time in about 2 weeks. Compared to the GTS it feels HUGE! And SLOW - both in handling and in acceleration. While there is no doubt that Honda rides the interstates better and can cruise at a higher speed - around town the Vespa is so much lighter and easier to handle. And, at least to me, the FUN factor on the smaller scooter is much greater.

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