ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Bikes > Battle scooters
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-08-2013, 09:51 AM   #1
dean-o OP
Dabs often
 
Joined: Sep 2005
Location: old hickory,tn
Oddometer: 843
A buddie is looking at sym,lance & peace sport?

Good & bad on these brands?
Dean
dean-o is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2013, 09:59 AM   #2
AMAC1680
Studly Adventurer
 
AMAC1680's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2013
Location: Jacksonville Fl/Mantoloking NJ
Oddometer: 594
If the Lance is 2010 or newer it is made by SYM a well respected Taiwanese company. The Peace scooters are mainland china products. Some sre better then others.

I would stick with the SYM, Lance or Kymco scooters.

Be Big,
AMACCINI
__________________
"We live in a world designed for stupid and we have lawyers to help them"
www.SEGS4VETS.org
Kymco DT-300i
SYM RV200 EVO
Lance "Cali Classic" 125
AMAC1680 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2013, 10:52 AM   #3
longhaul747
Studly Adventurer
 
Joined: May 2013
Location: Bothell, WA
Oddometer: 601
Before I bought the Agility 125 I almost went for the Lance PCH 125. I actually think the Lance PCH 125 has a bit more style the Agility 125. However I could not do it because we only have 1 Lance dealer in the area and its not in an easy part of town. From my research I was confident it would be a bullet proof product but still the lack of a dealer network killed it. So that is something to think about.
longhaul747 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2013, 01:22 PM   #4
JerryH
Banned
 
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Chandler, AZ
Oddometer: 5,069
SYM is good. Lance used to be Chinese junk, but they have apparently been taken over by SYM. I have never seen a PCH125, but a local dealer has been selling the Lance "Cali-Classic" 125 for a while now, and they seem to be holding up pretty well. Peace is Chinese junk, pretty much the same as Roketa. They are cheap, and if you know how to set them up and maintain them, you might get a few thousand miles out of one. But SYM and Kymco are in a whole different league.
JerryH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2013, 01:32 PM   #5
hexnut
just cruising
 
hexnut's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: middle Tennessee
Oddometer: 1,443
I believe the Cali Classic is made in SYM's China factory.
__________________
2014 Harley Sportster 883 Superlow

hexnuts...a curse put on your balls by a mean gypsy
3/5 Cav, C Troop, BlackKnights, Vietnam 1969
hexnut is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2013, 05:56 PM   #6
dean-o OP
Dabs often
 
Joined: Sep 2005
Location: old hickory,tn
Oddometer: 843
Anyone got her dream - a pink genuine buddy 125?

That's the top of her list - & someone had shown her a 110 Honda scooter - lots of choices for her first roadworthy scooter for trips with her gear to the ball park... Looking for suggestions : )
Sell her your pink scooter!
Dean
dean-o is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2013, 07:08 AM   #7
cdwise
Studly Adventurer
 
cdwise's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Houston, TX/Breckenridge, CO
Oddometer: 903
Sorry out Buddy is neither pink nor for sale. Ours is a 2006 originally cream but since it has been a daily rider for teenage boys my oldest swapped out some panels to make it two tone with black. Great little scoot that has been extremely reliable with only 2 non-maintenance issues in the 7 years we've owned it. First was a broken mirror - my son put it on the center stand too close to a brick wall and cracked the mirror. The second was a loose horn wire - probably happened when he switched the front cowling. I'd buy another in a heartbeat.
cdwise is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2013, 08:10 PM   #8
blugg1
Gnarly Adventurer
 
blugg1's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: Bisbee, AZ
Oddometer: 400
SYM is in a whole different league. My 2012 HD 200 is liquid cooled, the bore is ceramic coated with a 4 valve head. Fit and finish is superb. You can cruise at freeway speeds (65-75) or just putt around town. 70mpg. I've been riding motorcycles for 50 years - the good, the bad, and the ugly - and this SYM is near the top of the good list.
__________________
2013 TU250x, 2012 SYM HD200 EVO
blugg1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2013, 03:10 PM   #9
WR_guy
Studly Adventurer
 
Joined: May 2004
Location: 96' Dr650 - 200 wr400f street legal -- Hot xr50
Oddometer: 883
Quote:
Originally Posted by hexnut View Post
I believe the Cali Classic is made in SYM's China factory.
SYM makes the Cali Classic in Taiwan. The other Lance models are made in China.

SYM is as good or better than any scooter on the road.

The HD200 is a particularly fine machine.
WR_guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 05:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014