Now I really crossed over to the Dark Side

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Now I really crossed over to the Dark Side

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Scooter disease once again flared up, really bad this time.. not sure there is a cure. I thought that buying a couple of Metropolitans might help cure me, but drat!.. I came home with this a couple of days ago.. very cherry and about 2,500 miles on it:

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Nice bike!
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...IT'S HUGE ! !
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Yes. HUGE! LOL. it goes almost 60 mph on the level, but it does feel heavy.. I kind of understand the purpose of a Spreedio now.. light and 60 mph might be good.
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I saw a Metro in my area for sale at $450 and i got the itch too....luckily my bro talked me off the ledge or Id be researching parts for it as we speak....I already have 4 scoots in the garage so why would I need another??? Because I dont have THAT one yet!!!! :bowrofl:
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I never liked that Metro, or Ruckus type look. The Dio is nice though. I kind of like the Zuma as well. I like the handlebar setup. Thinking if I ever do buy another scoot, it would probably be a trike. That Craigslist GYRO is enticing me. But then, I can get a brand new one with a 150cc and tow hitch. Would probably sell my blue TaoTao to make room in the garage.
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eclark5483 wrote: That Craigslist GYRO is enticing me.
But then, I can get a brand new one with a 150cc and tow hitch.

Notice: stay FAR, FAR away from the "Ice Bear" brand.
I tell this to people for their own good... :thumbwink:
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is it Yamaha Vino 50, right?
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Kevin.. It's a 2005 Yamaha Vino 125. Looks and rides like new. Very short on storage though. I made the homemade glove cubbie/basket to hold my dog biscuits, cheeseburgers and McFlurries. Other than that it is dead stock.

Eclark.. Be careful not to confuse a Gyro with a trike. Not at all similar. A gyro rides like a two wheel scooter, with a very, very, slight feeling of rear wheel steering. Once you ride a gyro, you will want one, and will come home from every ride with a grin on your face. You will want to take every corner flat out with a Gyro. Probably not so much with a trike.
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vintagegarage wrote:Eclark.. Be careful not to confuse a Gyro with a trike. Not at all similar.
You will want to take every corner flat out with a Gyro.
Probably not so much with a trike.
...that's right... :urban:
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Well, the dark side isn't so bad after all then. :)
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Nice ride. :coolcruise:
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