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Old 08-13-2009, 11:43 AM   #1
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Cheap Honda Helix wanted

Hello,
I'll be soon moving from NY to CA and I'm searching for a cheap Helix to buy. I have one in Europe (called Spazio) but I won't bring it to CA (too much problems).
Let me know if you hear about some Helix for sale (I can also fly over were the Helix will be available and drive it back to SF).
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Old 08-13-2009, 01:53 PM   #2
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Search on Craigslist and CycleTrader. The CFMOTO CF250T-F FASHION might also be an option.
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Old 08-13-2009, 04:25 PM   #3
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Search on Craigslist and CycleTrader. The CFMOTO CF250T-F FASHION might also be an option.
+1 Agreed on Craigslist. In the Orange County and San Diego craigslist ads, there are a couple of Helix listed for $2-3K.
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Old 08-14-2009, 08:33 AM   #4
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Avoid that CF Moto Knockoff- Id rather have a beat up old Genuine Honda Helix than a Brand New Chinese Copy.

I was about to drive 400 miles to get this one.
He went down to $2500.
http://santabarbara.craigslist.org/mcy/1309242281.html

I'm going with a 2004 Reflex Sport instead with 6000 miles for 2700.
I'll post pix when I get home.

There is no shortage of Helix & Reflex Scooters in SOCAL.
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Old 08-14-2009, 08:51 AM   #5
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Avoid that CF Moto Knockoff- Id rather have a beat up old Genuine Honda Helix than a Brand New Chinese Copy.
+ 1000!

When you fix up a Honda you have a nice ride, when you polish a turd, you still have a turd.
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Old 08-14-2009, 08:49 PM   #6
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This is what $2700 will buy in SOCAL

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Old 08-15-2009, 11:07 AM   #7
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Travel across the Midwest by ground and pick up a couple for $2700 off of CL.

Here's what has recently been posted in the SW Ohio area:

YEAR MILES PRICE
1987 6000 $1000 (SOLD)

1996 12500 $2595

1985 30000 $1100

and so on...
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Old 08-16-2009, 12:18 PM   #8
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Yeah - there is just something about the Helix that makes me smile - I love riding my room mates yellow one around whenever I can.

Great scooter.

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Old 08-17-2009, 03:53 AM   #9
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use this

http://www.searchtempest.com

You can use this to search all craglist in usa and canada .
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Old 08-17-2009, 11:36 AM   #10
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. . or Google Advanced Search
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Old 10-03-2009, 10:32 AM   #11
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Thanks everybody for the leads
:-)
I'm now in SF and searching hard for my new Helix !
(but more around 1000$)

Hey Pete_Court, nice way to defrost the pork-chops !

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Old 10-16-2009, 12:06 AM   #12
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Yeah - there is just something about the Helix that makes me smile - I love riding my room mates yellow one around whenever I can.

Great scooter.
Yeh!, your Helix is shiny like sun, I guess you're the focus of wherever you go pal.
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Old 10-16-2009, 04:39 AM   #13
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Yeah - it is pretty gay - and I work on a special ops base! I get a kick out of riding it to and from work with all of the bad ass tough guys riding their v-twins. I almost feel like taping pinwheels to the mirrors and waving at everyone like pee-wee herman! But hay - it's my room mates, and I advised her to get a bright color for safety reasons. By golly she did!

And dude - those were porkchops that I was defrosting!!! No better way (imo) to defrost than direct sunlight!

But seriously - that Helix is a real throwback to what scoots should be all about. My AN650 just doesn't muster up that sort of simple charm...
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Old 10-16-2009, 09:44 AM   #14
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I hope you don't cook them the same way !
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Old 01-20-2010, 12:10 PM   #15
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Hello,
just to tell you guys I found a Helix for 900$
proudly riding it in San Francisco now !
:-)
cheers
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