Honda PCX 150

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by Southerner, Jun 17, 2012.

  1. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    No PCX riding for us for the past 3 weeks but lots of fun riding a 1200GS in France. We did about 1,200 miles from Brittany all the way down to Northern Spain. Here's a pic from Saint Emilion, the wine capital of the world.

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  2. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    Oh, and for those of you who have seen pictures of my wife, here's another one: (yes I put her on a pedestal - lol)

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  3. Nevada

    Nevada Been here awhile

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    46 pounds more due to larger wheels. Liquid cooling. Longer wheelbase. As for why the Forza is so heavy (and expensive), heck if I know. Doesn't make sense to me. It weighs more than a new CB500F/R/X. It costs more, and has only 60% of the engine. Perhaps the Forza is going to be built in Japan, as opposed to elsewhere in Asia?

    One thing to keep in mind about the "big and heavy" scooters is that weight is a boon on the highway. The scooter is more stable and less likely to be blown around. Also, it would be interesting to compare swingarm lengths and rear suspension travel. I suspect that both go up as the scoots get larger.
  4. DudeClone

    DudeClone Long timer

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    i too wish for a more powerful scooter with smaller wheels. the Vespa 200-300's are fine but the weight and riding position (for me) keep it from feeling as flickable as some

    i parked next to a Kymco People 200 or 300 today and man....that looks like a neat scooter to ride. its smaller and looks like it would be a good city bike. but i want 12in wheels!

    Aprillia SportCity 250 also comes to mind. smaller, lightweight, 250cc. but plz....someone shrink them wheels!
  5. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    I've been riding the PCX with the wife on the back for the past few evenings and it's been great. We've been mixing city street with back roads. We come out when there's about an hour of sun left in the day. The sky is beautiful at that time and the temperature is starting to go down as well. We cruise at 40-45 and we can't seem to get enough! :D
  6. Kattzoo

    Kattzoo Adventurer

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    That was my favorite thing on the PCX. It's perfectly happy at that speed and a blast to ride. It's a great scoot.
  7. siyeh

    siyeh Lawn Nazi

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    Does anyone know if Honda is going to have a 2014 PCX 150? Or will it be one and done?
  8. haildamage

    haildamage Been here awhile

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    honda will surely continue to produce the PCX 150 due to its popularity worldwide.

    i suppose your question more specifically is; will honda USA offer the PCX 150 in their 2014 lineup? good question!
  9. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    I know my dealer has sold a few so I could go as far as saying that other dealers have as well. I don't see why Honda would stop selling it in the US. I just hope they bring in new colors. Enough with red and black. Let's get blue, grey, silver, yellow. A yellow one sure would be nice.
  10. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer

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    Stopped by the local Honda dealer today. The PCX that was on the floor last time was gone.
  11. sendler

    sendler Been here awhile

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    I'm riding the PCX150 while my CBR is down for aero mods and loving it. What a great machine. Comfortable, warm with the big windscreen on, and over 100mpgUS. Just twist and go. My top speed is up to 68mph with the DrPulley weights even with the top box on the back.
  12. CaptnJim

    CaptnJim Scootist

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    Tick, tick, tick... down to single digits for days left on our contract here in the PNW. Looking forward to getting back to the scoots. Maybe some playtime on our way back. :evil

    Just know that it warms my heart to see you folks posting some PCX specific stuff here - thanks! :clap

    Captain Jim

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  13. driller

    driller Twist and Go

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    Sendler, what weight sliders did you settle on?
    I was out on my 125 today thinking about trying the sliders.
    Thanks!
    Driller
  14. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    Has anyone heard what colors we will be getting for 2014? Europe got a grey one that was quite nice...

    I've been commuting to work all week on the wife's PCX and I'm thinking how just about perfect that thing is. Honda's got themselves a winner with that scooter.
  15. quasigentrified

    quasigentrified Ape Trumpet

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    i did a 70 mile group ride on it with a local scoot club last weekend, and it really is an ideal scoot. makes my current grom-less life a wee more bearable... :cry
  16. driller

    driller Twist and Go

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    Quasi, did you see my PM about the seat?
    Cheers!
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  17. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    I've been missing several groups rides due to my grom-less too. I just want to smoke those ruckus guys! :lol3
  18. sendler

    sendler Been here awhile

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    12 grams works perfect in the 150. The DrPulley sliders are a great upgrade in every way. No draw backs. There is some good info on PCX.org. Weigh your roller when you take them out to see if they are the same as the 18gm rollers that came in my 150.
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    http://www.hondapcx.org/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=600
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    http://www.hondapcx.org/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1567
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    http://www.hondapcx.org/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1546
  19. CaptnJim

    CaptnJim Scootist

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    We made it! We finished up the last day of our contract yesterday...

    http://captnjim.blogspot.com/2013/09/i-wanted-to-go-out-with-bang.html

    Now, some time to kick back, do some cruising on our own, then head back to get the scoots.

    Really, the PCXes would have made this summer more fun. Really. Thanks to the good folks here who kept posting - it is a treat each day to read through the Battle Scooters threads.

    Best wishes,
    Captain Jim
  20. quasigentrified

    quasigentrified Ape Trumpet

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    welcome back to scootsville, ya sea dog! :clap