Honda AirBlade USD 1565 out the door.....

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by karmatourer, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. karmatourer

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  2. hetman

    hetman Been here awhile

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    It would be cool to buy one of those and tour around Thailand for a month and then sell it, if that's allowed..

    It comes with insurance?
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    Canuman Crusty & Unobliging

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    How come we get the same stodgy old Honda line up and everyone else gets the cool stuff? THAT's BADASS.

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  5. karmatourer

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    Yes hetty,it's easily done.Ex-pats buy and sell prior to leaving or just store it if they visit often.Minimum insurance required by gov't is about $9 but it's basically useless.I just got a quote from the best ins. broker in town that comes to $265 per year,both 2nd and 3rd party,including medical for myself and passenger and bail bond,ect.Deductible is $58 and bike is covered for 80% 1st year and 5% less each following year but get this,my premium declines 20% each year ith no claims-what a novel idea!
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    TYVM.It's at the top of the foodchain,prisewise,except for 135cc Yamaha Nouvo at $30 more.Honda makes many bikes that are 4 speeds for less and they offer programmed FI now with 5 year warranty on a bike (125cc) $150 cheaper than mine.
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    karmatourer STD free

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    Thanks-you should see some of the graphics packages from the factory that change every year.There's a new one that's $30 more than mine and I probably would have jumped on it if I wasn't an old fart.
    You should see what's on offer over here.The 135cc Yahama Nouvo is way cool but doesn't have the linked brakes-otherwise I'd have bought it instead.I'm new to motorbikes (scooters) and I'm not spoiled for choice over here.
    The VAST majority of scoots here are 4 speeds with toe/heal shifter.
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  8. Zecatfish

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    This is really sad, he gets a scoot for $1565, 100+cc and you can't buy a cheap chinese scoot here new for under $1500. Go visit a dealer and the 50cc Honda is more than that $1600. Theres something wrong with this picture. :cry

    Congrats on the new scoot, I like the larger tires should make it handle irregular roads better too. :clap
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  9. Mister Tee

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    What a timely topic.

    A friend of mine recently acquired a Thailand model Honda Air Blade (brand new.) Problem is, the manual is in Thai and she needs a manual printed in either English or Vietnamese.

    Anybody know where I can get one (or preferably, download one?) I'm drawing blanks with Google.
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