Zongshen RX3 / M1nsk 300i

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by derideon, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. derideon

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  2. oldirtyrider

    oldirtyrider Long timer

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    Cool looking bike. Like a 250 GS . I've heard horror stories bout parts availability though . I thought about getting one of those but if theres one thing I do not want to skimp on quality control it would be a motorcycle.
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    i hope they make it to the states. seems like a really cool steed from what i have read!
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  4. 73Mustang

    73Mustang Been here awhile

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    This bike could be the start of China motorcycle industry establishing a beachhead in North America!
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  5. oldirtyrider

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    Zongshen has been making dualsports for a while now. You can get a spankin new 200cc for around a grand maybe 1200 bucks. But as I said parts are not readily available and that would need to be addressed before any mass market took hold.
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  6. danketchpel

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    I was kinda disappointed to find out it was Chinese as the first I read of it was from the M1nsk side of it and that sort of intrigued me. Badge engineering, bah.

    Overall it looks like a scaled down Tiger 800 with a 250 thumper engine. Kinda cheating on calling it a 300, but then who's never done that before?

    I agree on the parts backup etc before it becomes main stream. But.... I see Hyosung Motorcycles out of Korean starting to make inroads here. I've seen them and they are about what you'd expect.

    I've seen the likes of Kymco (Taiwan) and Bajaj (India) during my travels in Asia. I rode a Kymco in the Philippines, it felt like a copy of an old Honda that it was.
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  7. Cycle_Path

    Cycle_Path Been here awhile

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    you guys really want to be 100-200 miles in the boonies on one of those things? your braver than me:rofl
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  8. derideon

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  9. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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    looks like people are having fun

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    GodWhomIsMike The Neon Rider Rocking The 250

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    Well, you won't catch me flying in a smaller cheaper airplane made in China. Just cuz.
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