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Old 04-15-2010, 04:21 PM   #31
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off to test ride one on sat with any luck
did I mention the wonderful underseat space that scoots have?

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Old 04-17-2010, 03:52 PM   #32
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Old 04-17-2010, 04:42 PM   #33
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Old 04-19-2010, 01:38 PM   #34
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the space under the 125 seat is not that great, the one down side for this one I guess.

I did take a test ride over the weekend.




First thoughts:
  • Take off speed felt significantly faster than the 300 gts I rode a while back. This was only hampered by an uphill start. I would not filter or split to the front (ca here) in this situation. Top speed of course and pull after 45-50 was not of course
  • Flat ground it hauled butt up to 50 then kept pulling but much slower. It only had 7 miles on it so I bet once broken in a bit it would make a difference
  • seating was good
  • controls etc were fine
  • floorboard was a bit tight, but I was in full gear from riding up on my GS
  • wind protection from even that tiny fairing and hand guards was good.
  • was very fun
Dealer wanted above MSRP , but without the owner they could not deal.
This is scooterville so I guess they think they have the right to get msrp on an 09. Only 2 dealers between SJ and SF!

I need to find what their "prep" fee is, tax and license etc is unavoidable but there is no way I am paying msrp or over for this thing

have a reach out to a used one an hour from me, if it is not sold already. Was only 2 on CL for the last few weeks.

I have time so I guess I got that going for me
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Old 04-19-2010, 03:31 PM   #35
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the space under the 125 seat is not that great, the one down side for this one I guess.
Yeah, the underseat storage is a bit small. I use those reusable greenie bags from the grocery store and rest it on the floorboard and stick the handles under the seat by the gas filler and close the seat. Holds it fine.

For the most part, truck is parked on weekends and scoot does all the commuting/shopping/take out duty. I filter/split all the time. No problems.
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Old 04-19-2010, 04:00 PM   #36
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^^ good idea

Funny thing I see a hook on some models under the steering column, but on all the ones I have seen in person it is missing. Was not in the catalog from what I could tell.
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Old 04-19-2010, 05:37 PM   #37
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Take off speed felt significantly faster than the 300 gts I rode a while back.
ummmmm........ don't get me wrong I love my Zuma 125, but the 300 GTS Super I rode blew the nonexistent doors off my Zuma.


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floorboard was a bit tight, but I was in full gear from riding up on my GS.
The BTX/Killerscoot footbar/peg combo really helps open things up in the foot department. If you decide to get a Zuma 125, this is a very worthwhile add-on.

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was very fun
Agreed. I discovered I was able to fit a small pizza box in my top case today. Happy times. Good luck with your search.
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Old 04-19-2010, 05:44 PM   #38
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^^ good idea

Funny thing I see a hook on some models under the steering column, but on all the ones I have seen in person it is missing. Was not in the catalog from what I could tell.
The Zuma 125 doesn't come with one. Just order the one for the Vino 125. It's a perfect fit. Here's a pic of it installed on my Zuma 125 with the drink holder accessory too.

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Old 04-19-2010, 06:43 PM   #39
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The Zuma 125 doesn't come with one. Just order the one for the Vino 125. It's a perfect fit. Here's a pic of it installed on my Zuma 125 with the drink holder accessory too.
ah good to know, I saw a few metal ones kicking about. Does the little drink holder mount with existing screws
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Old 04-20-2010, 02:27 PM   #40
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picked up a new 09 this morning.
Got a fair deal from the san jose dealer and was in and out in 10 minutes

The back and forth with the other place made this an easy choice.

Of course it rained all morning and I had a fun ride back in a nice wet thunderstorm



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Old 04-20-2010, 05:02 PM   #41
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Does the little drink holder mount with existing screws?
No, you drill the holes yourself, but it's a factory item made specifically for the Zuma 125. To be honest, I've used it zero times but I like knowing it's there. CONGRATS on the new scoot! Go here for the footbar/pegs combo: http://www.zumaforums.net/phpBB3/vie...p?f=58&t=10110
Tons of other info on that site as well. I picked up a complete 155cc big bore kit but have yet to install it. Maybe next winter I'll throw it on, I'm in no hurry. Pretty ballsy of you to be taking pics while riding in the rain!!
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Old 04-20-2010, 05:20 PM   #42
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picked up a new 09 this morning.
Got a fair deal from the san jose dealer and was in and out in 10 minutes

The back and forth with the other place made this an easy choice.

Of course it rained all morning and I had a fun ride back in a nice wet thunderstorm
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Old 04-20-2010, 05:41 PM   #43
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I have been looking at the Zuma 125 myself, great looking little scooter.
Not sure how it will pull my 200lb lard arse around however

I'm 192 and mine flies
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Old 04-20-2010, 05:55 PM   #44
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picked up a new 09 this morning.


You have a headlight out..

Change to a pair of 35w bulbs and wire it to have both on at once...looks much better.
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Old 04-21-2010, 02:06 AM   #45
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