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Old 05-12-2011, 05:03 PM   #16
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Old 05-12-2011, 05:35 PM   #17
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Old 05-12-2011, 06:38 PM   #18
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Congratulations on the bike.

I have to agree with you. The more I ride my scooter the more I think about selling the motorcycle.
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Old 05-12-2011, 07:13 PM   #19
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Old 05-13-2011, 04:26 AM   #20
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I'm getting 65mpg on my 250. 83mpg is great especially since it's brand new. Nice looking scoot btw.
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Old 05-13-2011, 05:36 AM   #21
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Congratulations on the bike.

I have to agree with you. The more I ride my scooter the more I think about selling the motorcycle.
I still have some motorcycles. I have a KLR650 and XT350 for dual sport riding. I also have a KDX200 dirt bike that I'm trying to sell.
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Old 05-13-2011, 05:37 AM   #22
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I'm getting 65mpg on my 250. 83mpg is great especially since it's brand new. Nice looking scoot btw.
We'll see if I still get 83 MPG once I start twisting the throttle. So far I've been keeping it under 100 and no full throttle.
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Old 05-13-2011, 05:53 AM   #23
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That's amazing mpg for a 250 scooter. I can get 90 mpg fairly consistently on my Agility if I take it easy on the throttle, 80 mpg if I ride it like I stole it.

Keep it under 100? Do you mean kilometers per hour? Because your new scooter, as racy as it looks, will not hit 100 mph.

I still love my motorcycles but I ride my scooter every day. If I were to buy another two wheeler right now, it would be another scooter.
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Old 05-13-2011, 06:06 AM   #24
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Congrats! that's a sharp bike.

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Congratulations on the bike.

I have to agree with you. The more I ride my scooter the more I think about selling the motorcycle.
Mine sits a lot. When you buy a scooter, it's a good idea to get a battery tender for the big bike.
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:09 AM   #25
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That's amazing mpg for a 250 scooter. I can get 90 mpg fairly consistently on my Agility if I take it easy on the throttle, 80 mpg if I ride it like I stole it.

Keep it under 100? Do you mean kilometers per hour? Because your new scooter, as racy as it looks, will not hit 100 mph.

I still love my motorcycles but I ride my scooter every day. If I were to buy another two wheeler right now, it would be another scooter.

The speedo is set up for Europe. The big outer ring is in KPH. The inner and hard to read part of the speedo is in MPH. So yeah, I was talking KPH when I wrote about keeping it under 100.

Also, 90 MPG is impressive for your agility. My S8 only averages around 75 MPG.
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:11 AM   #26
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The speedo is set up for Europe. The big outer ring is in KPH. The inner and hard to read part of the speedo is in MPH. So yeah, I was talking KPH when I wrote about keeping it under 100.
That's how my Agility's speedo is set up also. Kinda fun - makes you think you are really flying (LOL).

Enjoy the new ride- its a beauty!
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:32 AM   #27
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Thats great mileage. I am getting around 80 with my People 150 but thats mostly around town riding 30 to 40 MPH.

I ordered a windshield for it yeasterday. It is the Kymco touring. We have had a lot of wind lately and its beating me up when I get over 40.

I really like the Aprilla style scooters. Who knows, I may get a bigger scooter sometime.
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Old 05-13-2011, 02:22 PM   #28
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I average 78mpg on my Vespa GTS 250ie which is the same engine though mine's few years older - 2005.
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Old 05-16-2011, 08:06 AM   #29
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From my experience with some of the piaggio quasar (250cc) powered scoots, they'll need about the same amount of fuel as a GY6 150cc air-cooled scoot
except at WOT.

The Sportcity is smaller then most, light, agile, great scoot, and will be better
in MPG figures then most other scoots with the same engine.
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Old 05-16-2011, 02:30 PM   #30
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Went for a 2-up shake down ride yesterday. We did 115 miles up into the North Georgia mountains. It's still not broken in so I took it easy on the throttle and kept it under 100. Here's my initial impressions. It's reasonable comfortable 2 up but it's not a Gold Wing. Since we didn't buy it to ride cross country, it should be fine. I prefer to ride in the mountains, where there are lots of curves and scenery. I don't plan on riding more than an hour without stopping for a break.

Power seems more than adequate although I did let it slow down on the hills rather than use a lot of throttle. It handles really well, even two up and is a blast to ride on the tight twisty roads that I prefer. I did pass a Harley on a twisty road. Once I get more used to it I'm sure I'll be passing some sport bikes too.

Gas mileage dropped to 72 MPG on this ride but I suspect that was due to all the hills.
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