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Old 11-06-2012, 08:35 PM   #1
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She's Here; Sportcity Cube

Pics or it didn't happen, right?

Delivered around 6:00 tonight, to dark even with the light on in the garage so I'll get some pics tomorrow. I live in a cul-de-sac so I decided to drive around despite the darkness. The cul-de-sac was way to small for anything other than getting comfortable and going in circles so I decided to ride around the block for about 30 minutes. Granted, it's just a half-mile all the way around, but I had a blast.

All this talk about "too big" or what size was quickly erased. It's perfect.

More to come...

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Old 11-07-2012, 02:42 PM   #2
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Congratulations, may you enjoy the ride.
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:21 PM   #3
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Congrats on the new ride.

250 right?
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:24 PM   #4
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Yes, the 250. And now for some pics





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Old 11-08-2012, 08:31 AM   #5
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I see you got the faster and better looking blue model
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:57 PM   #6
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Blue is the "only" color for a Sports City though I'd suggest getting a real windshield. It makes a huge difference.
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:06 PM   #7
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Yeah, there was a silver one at the dealer but I definitely liked the blue better. Quick reminder please, how accurate are the fuel guage and speedo? I've read before but can't remember.

It's supposed to be very cool this weekend, but none-the-less, as long as it's not rainy I'll get some saddle time in.
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Old 11-09-2012, 05:32 AM   #8
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Yeah, there was a silver one at the dealer but I definitely liked the blue better. Quick reminder please, how accurate are the fuel guage and speedo? I've read before but can't remember.

It's supposed to be very cool this weekend, but none-the-less, as long as it's not rainy I'll get some saddle time in.
Speedo reads at least 10% high. Fuel gauge doesn't even move until it burns off around a gallon. It's pretty linear after that.

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Old 11-09-2012, 06:24 AM   #9
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Use a GPS to find out how optimistic your speedo is. Ours is about 8% but one of the BVs on the other hand is 3mph under 50 mph and 5 mph over 50.

When the light goes on you have 20-30 miles left. Once the speedo gets below 1/2 its pretty accurate but like many cars it stays high for longer than it should then takes a biggish drop.
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:59 AM   #10
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Nice!
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:37 PM   #11
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looks just like mine, and for the record I know of 3 other people with same make and year in Houston. Its a solid bike

oh and for me its my only transportation.
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Old 11-10-2012, 04:02 PM   #12
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Looks great- I'm sure you'll be pleased with it. Be safe.
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Old 11-10-2012, 04:46 PM   #13
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Very nice. Doesn't look much bigger than the Honda SH150i, and probably didn't cost anymore. My only concern is that it might be too small for the freeways, but I guess that depends on the freeway. Since you live in CA, you should be able to ride it all winter. I live in AZ, and winter, what there is of it, IS the riding season. Way to hot to ride in the summer. Enjoy it.
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:21 PM   #14
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Very nice. Doesn't look much bigger than the Honda SH150i, and probably didn't cost anymore. My only concern is that it might be too small for the freeways, but I guess that depends on the freeway. Since you live in CA, you should be able to ride it all winter. I live in AZ, and winter, what there is of it, IS the riding season. Way to hot to ride in the summer. Enjoy it.
Its fine on the freeways, well it is if you get a windscreen otherwise you get a lot of buffeting. My husband rode ours out from Colorado to California last year so my son would have it at university. Topped out at 85-88 on I-15 coming down from Las Vegas to San Diego with temps in the 110f range.

It has been my son's only transport out there. It has also been the transport of choice in Houston for my brother's fiance. If she doesn't have to take her daughter with her on the scoot she hops instead of the SUV to carry around the 3 year old. Oh, and she keeps up on the freeway with my brother on his BMW 1200R (as long as he keeps it under 85 anyway) on the freeway.
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Old 11-10-2012, 08:06 PM   #15
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Ha! got out a little today to give it a go some more. Darn speedo, took me awhile to figure out why everyone was "speeding". Kph on the speedometer; mph on the inside in smaller numbers, lol.

So far so good.
Thanks for the replies and kind words everyone.

btw, it was low 40's this morning after a light rain overnight. Very brisk. I need warmer gloves and also went out and bought some long johns. TMI right?
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