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Old 02-25-2011, 03:30 AM   #16
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Where is the best place to get a trunk for this scooter.
the "best" place, i dunno? but Sears / JC Whitney sell a couple which review well. here are some impressions

http://www.fuzzygalore.com/2010/04/b...nd-jc-whitney/

Sears link

http://auto.sears.com/automotivepart...ilterid=c14603

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http://www.jcwhitney.com/motorcycle-.../p2010969.jcwx
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Old 02-25-2011, 04:49 AM   #17
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Great looking scoot, congrats. I love my Kymco, and the size scooter you chose is great - they are just like a motorized bicycle which makes them insane amounts of fun to ride. Check out the JC Whitney top box - had one on my Transalp and it was as tough and durable as they come, toured all over the place with that top box and it never let me down - very inexpensive and easy to install. Highly recommended.
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Old 02-25-2011, 08:12 AM   #18
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Old 02-25-2011, 02:09 PM   #19
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ah man those are nice and match your scoot nicely.

too big? doubt it. maybe you can find some pics around the net of People 150's with big cases? because of the large wheels the scooter looks fairly substantial. i don't think a large case would look bad at all!

check out the pics here. scooter is exactly like yours

http://www.grscooterclub.com/forum/p...php?f=4&t=1080

windshield looks nice, too. if you ever decide to get one
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Old 02-25-2011, 05:04 PM   #20
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I would get the 33. I have a smaller case and it holds a FF helmet, and gloves and that's about it.
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Old 02-25-2011, 07:59 PM   #21
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I got a new leftover 2009 People 150 too. Nice scooter!! I have it at our place on the Big Island of Hawaii and we'll be moving there eventually. I rode it for about 175 kilometers before we had to come back, so I pulled the battery and plugged in a battery tender and used Sabil in the gas. First tank looks like about 75 mpg. It's not going to be as fast as my wife's SYM HD200. But there is no SYM dealer on the island.There is a Kymco dealer.

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Old 02-27-2011, 05:26 PM   #22
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I know what you mean about a small floor board. My 9s fit well but people with much bigger feet would have trouble.
I considered getting a People 150 but ended up on a Super 8. My size 12 feet were one of the factors on going with the Super 8. Had I gone with the people 150 I would have chosen the same color as yours. Your pics are giving me second thoughts, you have a real nice looking scooter.
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Old 02-27-2011, 05:59 PM   #23
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Nice! I wish it were that sunny around here lately, but since we got spring weather for most of Jan and Feb, I have no room to complain.

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I'm thinking about getting this trunk...

http://www.oldbikebarn.com/Shad-SH29-Top-Case-Garnet

Would this one be too big...

http://www.oldbikebarn.com/Shad-SH33-Top-Case-Garnet
I don`t think the 33 will be too big. And since you don`t have much room under the seat, you`ll probably make use of as much extra cargo space as you can get. If you DO want to keep it smaller, act quick and go for the 28l Coocase on closeout at Twisted Throttle for $75. I bought one of the $50 boxes (also 28l) just before they disappeared and it`s top notch.

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade...view/5118/823/
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Old 02-28-2011, 09:47 AM   #24
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I got in a bunch of riding yesterday and some more today. That little Kymco 150 is the sweetest riding scooter I have been on. Starts right up, idles perfect. The suspension is very good, very smooth ride. Its got plenty of power. I know it needs breaking in but it will hit 55 no problem at all. I really like this scooter.

I know what you mean about a small floor board. My 9s fit well but people with much bigger feet would have trouble.

Yea you should wait until its broken in to do any real testing. The People 150 tops out at an actual 63-65 MPH, although the optimistic speedo lies 70 MPH. This is a bit above average for a 150 cc air cooled scoot as well.

I'm glad your havin fun on it though!
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Old 02-28-2011, 11:39 AM   #25
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I don't think most bike allow you put your FF helmet under the seat. It's advertised but realistically the number of scoots that can accomodate a FF or modular is about 3 models... 1) Burgman..2)?
Huh?
I've worked at a scoot shop, and was able to put a lot of different FF
helmets in virtually ALL (like 80%+) scoots we had..

I can fit all of my helmets in my Agility 125, as I could in my little Peugeot
Speedfight 50cc.

Big wheeled scooters are problematic.
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Old 02-28-2011, 11:57 AM   #26
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Like I said, any smaller scooter with wheels 14" and bigger.. probably won't work
but most small scooters have small wheels = storage space!
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Old 02-28-2011, 01:06 PM   #27
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One will NOT fit under the seat on my People 150. I tried it last night.

Yes, they won't on the People 150. I think the trunk will be nice for storage. Maybe you can fit a full face in.

I'll tell you, the single best mod I've done on my Elite 150 so far was rigging a Sports bike tank passenger seat bag to work on my Elite 150's rear rack. Many people will say storage is no big deal, bit it REALLY is awesome!

I LOVE this bag. It fits perfect. It is actually quite spacious inside, and has 2 side pockets for even more! It is also flexible, so this increases capacity even more! Not to meantion its waterproof [Wasn't sure, know it from exprence!]. I have so far fit a full face helmet, huge motorcycle leather jacket [Possible 10 pounds!], my camera, sunglasses, lunch, and a bottle of gatorade in this scoot! Then I even have a bottle of tire goo in one of the side pockets, and a tiny hand pump upfront in the glovebox for long rides!

I just got tired of using a backpack, and this really works out well for me! Heres a pic:

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Old 02-28-2011, 03:41 PM   #28
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I put an EMGO tail trunk on my super 8. It probably doesn't hold as much stuff as btcn's soft bag but it is more secure since you can lock it.



It also provided a good place to put an ADV sticker
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