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Old 03-14-2008, 09:59 AM   #21
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For that money it should last at least two yrs. I figure that's worth toy money. Not terribly strong machines but if you only need to meet about 45-55 mph you're in the house. On the streets it's pretty fun. Haven't played in the dirt with one but the suspension is decent so who knows.
So, it's good for what it is, but bottom line is; you get what you pay for?
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Old 03-14-2008, 10:03 AM   #22
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Well it looks like an interesting bike, a good dealer network is going to be the key to it's success or not. It has the looks, price and performance to make a splash in the entry level market plus the auto trans is going to appeal to a lot of people I suppose.
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Old 03-14-2008, 10:42 AM   #23
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I checked out their dual sport at the local motorcycle show. The forks seemed hell for stout, but the suspension was incredibly soft (OK, I weight about 200). I asked if the suspension could be adjusted in any way, the forks didn't have any adjustment, and he said it was fully adjustable. However upon pressing the salesman further he meant you could change the fork oil viscosity and add shims to the forks. A bit slippery in my book. I think if you were small and light (less than 130) the dual sport might work for you, but I could bottom out the suspension just rocking the bike on the showroom floor.
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Old 03-14-2008, 11:45 AM   #24
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I think if you were small and light (less than 130) the dual sport might work for you, but I could bottom out the suspension just rocking the bike on the showroom floor.

Most of their market is in Asia and they tend to be little fellers........My Hagrid like Western ass probably counts for a whole family worth, like you see 5 or 6 of 'em jammed on a step-through Honda Cub
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Most of their market is in Asia and they tend to be little fellers........My Hagrid like Western ass probably counts for a whole family worth, like you see 5 or 6 of 'em jammed on a step-through Honda Cub
You, Beefy-Boy! You go home now! You be here OVER FOUR HOUR! No-more got food for you! You eat rike Kiwa-Whawe..........!
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Old 03-15-2008, 12:51 PM   #26
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I've heard that the engine and drivetrain is a knock-off of the Honda Helix. Any chance you could check for similarities that might confirm that on a test ride?
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My Dear Lady, the sign says "all you can eat" yet sadly I have not eaten all I can..........


Now throw a few more of those kittens on the grill please.....
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Old 03-22-2008, 02:56 PM   #28
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It should be interesting what the top speed is. it weighs a claimed 60 pounds more than a virago 250, and I can get one of those bastard to about 75mph.
Yea but top speed doesn't have anything to do with weight.

It either makes less power or has worse aero-dynamics (or both) than the virago 250 if the top speed is lower.
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Old 04-16-2008, 04:31 PM   #29
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Hi,
I bought a 2007 Legacy in September last year. My top speed is 73 mph and I weigh about 140... I hope that helps.
I was originally looking for a scooter and then I saw that in the shop and had to try it, I am really glad that I did. People are always asking about it at stoplights. "'Hey, where is the clutch on that thing?'" or better yet "'what is that?'". I am of course the stereotypical audience for the bike; being a woman and a beginner.
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Hi,
I bought a 2007 Legacy in September last year. My top speed is 73 mph and I weigh about 140... I hope that helps.
I was originally looking for a scooter and then I saw that in the shop and had to try it, I am really glad that I did. People are always asking about it at stoplights. "'Hey, where is the clutch on that thing?'" or better yet "'what is that?'". I am of course the stereotypical audience for the bike; being a woman and a beginner.
The burning question is, "What's the quality like?" When my daughter went to buy a scooter last month she ended up not buying a Qlink specifically because of worries about Chinese quality. How many miles do you have on it? How is it holding up?
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