The 2018 Scorpa 300 Factory Thread

Discussion in 'Trials' started by Gordy, Feb 27, 2018.

  1. Gordy

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    FORMERLY THE ORANGE SHERCO THREAD

    :browMy eyes can't take the white framed Sherco factory,

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    so my next bike may be orange. :tb

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    It will fit in well with my KTMs................
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  2. jonnyc21

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    I have to agree, the wire is blinding... LOL

    I would go orange if I was going to consider Sherco/Scorpa.
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  3. bogwheeler

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    Last year about this time, I put in my order request for a Sherco Factory, There were none left. Keven at RYP did not know if the next shipment would have any Factory models or not. But would put me on a "Factory" waiting list that already had 12 people on it. Only Factory models in house were one each of 125,250,300 Scorpa's. I had not yet seen a Factory Scorpa, thinking they had the Orange frame like the standard. I was quite pleased to see the black framed Scorpa Factory when it came in. I like the graphics better than my first choice too.
    After riding it for a season, would not care what color it is. This bike is so awesome.
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  4. Norman Foley

    Norman Foley Devotee of the Husqvarna

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    Being a Husky guy, I was drawn to the white frame and blue wheels of the '18 Sherco Factory, but those satin orange wheels on the Scorpa won out! I'll say riding with the former Scorpa US Distributor, is an influence too....:D:D
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  5. Kiharaikido

    Kiharaikido Been here awhile

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    I prefer the white but since I can't afford either, I'd take either....


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  6. Brewtus

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    Drink that Kool-Aid, brother!! :D :bert




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  7. motobene

    motobene Motoing for 46 years

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    At first, I thought I'd not like the white frame and black engine, but I must admit it's grown on me.

    Sherco-Scorpa and their two very different color schemes wrapped around a great core is brilliant marketing because color matters more than I think it should. Then again, color usually ends up mattering a lot to me too when buying new.

    Beta's 2018 390 RR-S has white plastic again!
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  8. VxZeroKnots

    VxZeroKnots Long timer

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    The white looks okay in pictures. In person, not so much. Think Ill hang onto ol blue for a while yet...
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  9. motobene

    motobene Motoing for 46 years

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    I've been so busy this year, the thought of setting up a new machine has not been entertained. And heck, the '17 Factory 250 is just the tits!
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  10. Gordy

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    :nod

    Yup. If I have to wash it and take care of it, I want it to at least start out as something that looks good.
    I don't know about you guys, but when I get a new bike, I go out in the shop and just gaze at it at times.
    I ain't "gazing" at a white framed bike with lime green and blue accents. Nope

    I don't want to spend $$ on a bike that "might grow on me". Let's at least start out in love.

    I've seen them both in person and the Scorpa is absolutely eye candy with the paint scheme and graphics. The Sherco looks like it's trying too hard with too many random colors. The white frame seems dated with BNG plastered all over it. :dunno

    Anyway..........my 2017 Sherco has been amazingly bulletproof and I love the power, clutch and handling. I have ridden it a lot and will hate to see it move on to a new home, but someone is going to get a great used blue Sherco.
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  11. Norman Foley

    Norman Foley Devotee of the Husqvarna

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    Emma Bristow's bike in yesterday's UK snowstorm...
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  12. Kiharaikido

    Kiharaikido Been here awhile

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    Call me crazy. I like it.


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  13. Norman Foley

    Norman Foley Devotee of the Husqvarna

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    The standard Scorpa SC graphics look really good for '18...
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  14. Gordy

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    The snow helps. That's a great pic
    Not crazy at all and to each his own. Some even like the front end of the new Lexus. Now that is hideous.
    V-Strom ugly there.
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  15. Kiharaikido

    Kiharaikido Been here awhile

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    True. The 18 to me looks way too busy and if I wanted the orange kool-aid, I'd buy a KTM trials bike....


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  16. Brewtus

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    Gawd, not this again... :fpalm

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  17. Norman Foley

    Norman Foley Devotee of the Husqvarna

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    Tryals Shop got their first Scorpa SC in a few weeks ago and it's really nice in real life, close up. It doesn't look busy, it just all flows together.
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  18. Gordy

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    No really. They are on the way. :rofl When they see how these new Scorpas sell, the masterminds at KTM will soon get on board. It will be an orange board.
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    Kiharaikido Been here awhile

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    Sorry...my bad.


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  20. Norman Foley

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    My orange frame period. Orange plastic on KTM had to go, so went Slovak Six Days!
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