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Old 03-26-2013, 11:49 PM   #437
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Originally Posted by JerryH View Post

I also want a larger scooter, something freeway legal, but that still looks like what I think a scooter should look like, small with small wheels. Not much to choose from. Sure wish Honda still made the old Elite 250. A little boxy, but nice and short with small wheels.
I'm not sure you'll be happy blasting along at 70 on 10" or 12" tires. My Helix is shod with 10"and 12" tires and up over about 55 it begins to feel a bit squirrely. The stability offered with larger tires at speed is really nice. But who knows, you might feel OK with it, I know a lot of people are.

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