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Old 09-16-2011, 06:07 AM   #1
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Got myself a KYMCO Agility 125.

.....and I really like it (so far). Hope it's as good as you all make them out to be. Anyone know where I can get a manual for it?



I won't tell what I paid for it.....but I will say I could not pass it up for the asking price.

It'll be a playmate to my wife's Zuma 50. The Zuma hooked me on scooters.



The Kymco smokes the Zuma as far as power is concerned.....but it doesn't have that cool "Ringggg a ddddiinnnnggg ddddinnnggg".............The Zuma seems like it has more muscle, but ONLY because of that screaming little engine. Funny how that sound works. Too bad everything isn't two stroke. We could all die gasping for air in a blue cloud of highway bliss.



The Kymco could also use some knobbie tires. Everything looks better with knobbies.
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Old 09-16-2011, 06:23 AM   #2
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Anyone know where I can get a manual for it?
http://www.kymco.com/ Right bottom: Download manuals.
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Old 09-16-2011, 06:35 AM   #3
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http://www.kymco.com/ Right bottom: Download manuals.
You rule. Thanks!
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Old 09-16-2011, 07:24 AM   #4
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Great looking Agility! I see you got it in the faster red color. Enjoy it, they are great bikes and IMHO, the best bang for the buck out there!
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Old 09-16-2011, 07:31 AM   #5
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I've been trying to find a used agility for my wife, but I can't find any. No one wants to sell them once they buy them.
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Old 09-16-2011, 07:51 AM   #6
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I've been trying to find a used agility for my wife, but I can't find any. No one wants to sell them once they buy them.
I totally lucked into this one. I don't know if the guy just needed money or what....I was even nervous there might be some funny business with the title or something. I paranoided out and checked everything with a fine tooth comb. Everything was legit and the thing ran tip top except for the tires being very low. He only had 10 psi in them which caused it to feel a little sluggish. Pumped them muthas up and away we goooooo.

Yep, I'm very happy today. Funny how I can get excited over a 125 scooter. Scooters are like drugs, man.
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Old 09-16-2011, 08:07 AM   #7
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Welcome to the addiction! Like the rest of us, you will be shopping for a larger one next month, ha ha.
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Old 09-16-2011, 12:08 PM   #8
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Welcome to the addiction! Like the rest of us, you will be shopping for a larger one next month, ha ha.
I'll give him 2 or three months

When (not if) you decide that you need a bigger scooter, don't sell the agility. Bigger scooters may be more capable, but for scootin around town, nothing beats the Shit Eating Grin Factor SEGF) of a small scooter.

Gongrats on a the agility.
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Old 09-16-2011, 02:36 PM   #9
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I'll give him 2 or three months

When (not if) you decide that you need a bigger scooter, don't sell the agility. Bigger scooters may be more capable, but for scootin around town, nothing beats the Shit Eating Grin Factor SEGF) of a small scooter.

Gongrats on a the agility.
Two months? I got to wait that long???

I'm sick in the head and part hoarder....I'd buy as many scoots and motorcycles as I have money and space for. Unfortunately, I'm out of both money and space at the moment.

In town, the Kymco simply rules. I don't know that I like it all that well on secondary roads though. I took it for a spin on some 55mph backroads and I seriously missed shifting. I also missed the power of a larger bike. I also missed the heft of a larger bike...and the suspension. It felt like flying down the road on nothing more than a chair from your kitchen table. That's not a great feeling by the way...,, In town though, the Kymco is gold. I felt like Brando or Steve Mcqueen today buzzin' over to the dealership to get some oil....so much more capable than the Zuma.
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Old 09-16-2011, 03:23 PM   #10
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I think you just summed up why I recommend users in suburban areas get at least a 250cc scoot. If you are going to stay in town, on-campus or in the grid of the city; a 50-125cc scoot is stellar. If you are going to ride on roads that flow 45-60 mph and freeways, the confidence of a 250cc is preferred. Suburbs are a mix of neighborhood/urban riding with some highways and 50MPH+ roads. The mix of the two varies. For me, I determined that more than 70% of my riding time was going to be on multi-lane surface streets with 45 and 50 MPH limits and I do freeway riding for longer trips, ~10% of my total miles.

I love my 250 but wish I had a 300+ for on the freeway for long runs. I have done over 800 miles in a weekend on my P250 but want something bigger for long 2up rides with my wife.
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Old 09-16-2011, 03:48 PM   #11
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No doubt Techguy.
I agree with your take on it.

If I were wanting a scooter for serious travel, I would not choose the 125.
I live in a nice little city with lots of 30-45mph streets. The Zuma can do most of the streets in the city. The Kymco can do all of the streets. For my situation, the Kymco is just about perfect.

For backroads with 55 mph limits and for longer out of town trips, I would definitely choose something larger. For me it's a motorcycle and my preference is a 650cc machine. My DR650 is about the perfect machine for my style of riding outside of town.
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Old 09-16-2011, 03:49 PM   #12
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The Kymco People 150 I had was perfect around town. And it was fast for a 150, but out on a 55 mph road where people are driving 55 to 65 it was not working for me.When I got the 150, I thought I was going to stay around town but found my self wanting to hit the larger roads more and more.

The People S 250 I just bought will work around town just as well and do the 55 to 65 roads with no problems. I should have got it sooner.
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Old 09-16-2011, 06:24 PM   #13
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Two months? I got to wait that long???

I'm sick in the head and part hoarder....I'd buy as many scoots and motorcycles as I have money and space for. Unfortunately, I'm out of both money and space at the moment.

In town, the Kymco simply rules. I don't know that I like it all that well on secondary roads though. I took it for a spin on some 55mph backroads and I seriously missed shifting. I also missed the power of a larger bike. I also missed the heft of a larger bike...and the suspension. It felt like flying down the road on nothing more than a chair from your kitchen table. That's not a great feeling by the way...,, In town though, the Kymco is gold. I felt like Brando or Steve Mcqueen today buzzin' over to the dealership to get some oil....so much more capable than the Zuma.
You've already figured the Agility out - that was quick. Not the right choice for 55 mph roads but awesome in town. It shines on the 35 mph two lane roads around here where everyone goes 45 - 50. Have not found a better grocery getter - ride to the gym - short errand bike yet!
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Old 09-16-2011, 10:34 PM   #14
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I also just figured out that the headlight is awful.
I ran some errands tonight on it and took a spin through the city. I should have taken a flashlight.

Still dig the scoot though.
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Old 09-17-2011, 04:01 AM   #15
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I also just figured out that the headlight is awful.
I ran some errands tonight on it and took a spin through the city. I should have taken a flashlight.

Still dig the scoot though.
On high beam, it is barely adequate as a low beam headlight at night! Whenever you find a fault with the little Agility, just keep remembering what you paid for it! She is an honest, bare bones transportation device - nothing more, nothing less. Basic two wheeled transportation. I like to think of my Agility has a "hot rod" 50. It has the small frame, light weight, flickable handling and low price of a 50 with much more power and speed, but still delivers 90 mpg. Quite an attractive combination..
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