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Old 05-08-2009, 01:50 PM   #16
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Wow that's a great scoot! I would love for us to get them here... I love my Elite but wow... what a sweet scoot!
Congrats and good luck with it!
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Old 05-08-2009, 02:29 PM   #17
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Thanks for the comment. I reckon you guy's will get the 300 soon. Saying that, they are rare on U.K roads.

I still love the look on car drivers faces when i rocket away from them on a little scoot!!
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Old 05-08-2009, 04:46 PM   #18
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SH300 screen

Hey Paul, I'm on an SH300 in London and agree it's a wonderful little rocket. I was thinking about cutting down my windscreen just like yours--how'd you do it? The OEM windscreen is nice in the winter but unless it's freshly cleaned it just reduces visibility. thanks
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Old 05-08-2009, 10:52 PM   #19
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I have cut mine down to just below "eye level". Much better for visibility, but significantly louder. Ear plugs are now a must. I just taped the area with masking tape and drew a new profile and hacked away with a jigsaw. Cleaned the edge up with some wet and dry.
Glad you are enjoying the SH!
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Old 05-09-2009, 08:26 AM   #20
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Did a short run without the screen. Felt more stable and a lot quieter, but wind blast was too much. Put the scoot back to normal and repeated. Much better. Just have to live with the noise.
Another shot.

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Old 05-09-2009, 10:49 AM   #21
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Still lusting!
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Old 05-09-2009, 12:03 PM   #22
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Hey Paul.. the Honda is looking better and better... I know this is going to be a tough one but i would really like to know ...

If you had to pick one scoot over the other which one would you prefer to keep ?

and if your up to it how about a comparo between the two scoots , plus's , minus's etc...

my girlfriend love's Vespas and i'm kinda over them so we are always fighting as to which scooter we should buy

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Old 05-09-2009, 02:13 PM   #23
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Oh man, tough question.

Honestly, i just don't know.

The SH is the best lightweight (for my 220lbs) scoot on the market. I rips, it tours, it does everything i want. I haven't used the Vespa since i bought it..

..but if i had to get rid of the GTS, i would be genuinely heartbroken.
I take the cover off of it and smile.

Nah, i'd sell a booze wrecked kidney before either.

All the best to all.
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Old 05-09-2009, 02:54 PM   #24
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Paul,
As a older dude w/ chronic back issues, which of the two Scoots offers a better ride, suspension wise?
thanks,
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Old 05-10-2009, 01:51 AM   #25
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I'd have to say the Vespa. The SH is a bit choppy. The Vespa is a lot smoother and comfy.
Hope this helps.
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Old 05-10-2009, 05:30 AM   #26
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Oh man, tough question.

Honestly, i just don't know.

The SH is the best lightweight (for my 220lbs) scoot on the market. I rips, it tours, it does everything i want. I haven't used the Vespa since i bought it..

..but if i had to get rid of the GTS, i would be genuinely heartbroken.
I take the cover off of it and smile.

Nah, i'd sell a booze wrecked kidney before either.

All the best to all.


I get it.... i guess the Vespa still has that mystical keeper quality !
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Old 05-10-2009, 09:16 AM   #27
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Yup. The only way i would get rid of either / both, is if Honda launched the Griffon or the E401. And i doubt that will happen.
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Old 05-10-2009, 10:41 AM   #28
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I'd have to say the Vespa. The SH is a bit choppy. The Vespa is a lot smoother and comfy.
Hope this helps.
Paul,
My back and I thank you for the info.

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Old 05-10-2009, 04:58 PM   #29
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No worries mate, but if you want TaG convenience and a slick ride, try a Burg 400. LWB and smooth transmission. Supposed to be sophisticated..
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Old 05-11-2009, 04:00 AM   #30
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No worries mate, but if you want TaG convenience and a slick ride, try a Burg 400. LWB and smooth transmission. Supposed to be sophisticated..
I have a burg 400 and really enjoy riding it.... tons of storage with the givi e52 and it can keep up with larger bikes.

If the 300 was avail. in Canada i would trade the Burger for the 300.
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