Scooters of Japan

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by Chillis, Oct 4, 2017.

  1. Wentwest

    Wentwest How's that work?

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    I can tell you that a Gyro is a rough ride. Those tiny rear wheels fall into every pothole. The newer Canopy has bigger wheels, I think, and maybe a little more power than the 50cc original.
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  2. Chillis

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    There was one I saw with a large front wheel but still tiny rear wheels.

    I also saw one(or it could have been that Chinese model with roof) that had custom rear wheels(alloy) that looked like 10" and wide.
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  3. Wentwest

    Wentwest How's that work?

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    The one with the roof is a Canopy, also made by Honda, I think. It seems to be an urban commercial vehicle. I've seen pictures of them with a cabinet sized box instead of a flatbed.

    The sun is orange, the sky is filled with smoke and ash, everything stinks like smoke, and it feels like Armageddon in Northern California tonight. Our vice president says he's praying for us. We'll see how that works out.
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  4. Chillis

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    If it's of any consolation, I see that all of the time in SoCal while there for work. Luckily I get to go home away from the action though.

    Be safe.
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  5. Daniel Smith

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    I hope you don't mind me adding a few photos I took while in Japan. My wife is Japanese as well and I like to get out for walks/photos when we're there as I don't speak Japanese either.

    not the best photo; it was a quick shot from a crosswalk that I cropped a lot. Taken in Tokyo in 2009.
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  6. Chillis

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    The CBR250RR that we do not get stateside. I did a video walk-around as well. Sharp little ride. Looks better in every way than what we get. It also costs it at the low $7,000 to $8,000 depending on paint scheme. IMG_20171018_140444.jpg IMG_20171018_140422.jpg
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