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Postby minimini81 » Thu, 01 Jul 2010 11:08 am

Hello guys! May I ask how much does a brand new scooter cost? Are there different types of scooters? Im female and would love to own a pink scooter somesay. Planning to get a licence soon.

Anyone??

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Postby x9200 » Thu, 01 Jul 2010 11:46 am

As low as 2k I believe and as much as ~20k for some maxi ones. There are really cute girly Vespas and if I remember correctly they were priced around 6k. To drive a pink one you need to be checked and certified by Singapore and Japan Scooter Women Association for your feromons level to be above 20.3 ppm.

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Postby nakatago » Thu, 01 Jul 2010 11:51 am

Sorry; I couldn't help it...

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:P

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 01 Jul 2010 11:55 am

The cheapest you will get into something new is about $4k to $5K. There are quite a few good used Vespa's for sale. You can get started for $2.5K on up, depending upon age, condition, and rebuild status.

Besides Vespa, there are a few other scooter brands to look at as well, and if you want the pink one, you'd probably want a Vespa.

I know of a good place for used Vespa scooters. Let me know if you have interest.

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Postby minimini81 » Thu, 01 Jul 2010 6:02 pm

I have gotten my licence yet!!! Going to register ..

;p

Vespa.. Ok i got it. thanks guys! :D

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Postby x9200 » Thu, 01 Jul 2010 6:50 pm

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Personally I like this one much more
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Postby nakatago » Thu, 01 Jul 2010 10:50 pm

x9200 wrote:Personally I like this one much more
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That's 100% manly right there.

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 02 Jul 2010 8:04 am

nakatago wrote:
x9200 wrote:Personally I like this one much more
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That's 100% manly right there.

No, not at all. When Mrs X saw it (in reality) she also liked the red one pretty much and she is pinkophobic. The red one looks almost like a candy :) Asian women often prefer pink. Not necessary the case for the European or American.

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 02 Jul 2010 10:25 am

x9200 wrote:No, not at all. When Mrs X saw it (in reality) she also liked the red one pretty much and she is pinkophobic. The red one looks almost like a candy :) Asian women often prefer pink. Not necessary the case for the European or American.


...that was in context of my original reply :cool: :P

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Postby minimini81 » Fri, 02 Jul 2010 12:39 pm

I only thought of getting the pink one until you guys showed me the red Vespa. Now i am stuck btw the pink or red Vespa!! :mad:

Both so nice and suits me to a T when im having split personalities!?

:P

When im feeling girly, pink.
When im feeling cool and mature, Red.
damn.

If i were to eagerly take my practical lessons for bike riding, when soon do you think i can get my licence?

im about to complete my practical sessions for the car short of 2 or 3 more all in less than amonths time. (:

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 02 Jul 2010 12:56 pm

minimini81 wrote:I only thought of getting the pink one until you guys showed me the red Vespa. Now i am stuck btw the pink or red Vespa!! :mad:

Both so nice and suits me to a T when im having split personalities!?

:P

When im feeling girly, pink.
When im feeling cool and mature, Red.
damn.

If i were to eagerly take my practical lessons for bike riding, when soon do you think i can get my licence?

im about to complete my practical sessions for the car short of 2 or 3 more all in less than amonths time. (:


Most people say that you will be hard pressed to do the riders course in less than 3 months... most take 6 months... depends on how much free time you have and how many times to have to repeat a unit. Some of the riding units are tough, and they are sticklers for enforcement.

Example: When coming to a stop, your left foot must always come down heel first, and then stop flatfooted. Any other way, or dragging foot... FAIL.

All in all, though, it is worth it to become a proficient cyclist... you live a lot longer that way.

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Postby revhappy » Fri, 02 Jul 2010 2:42 pm

Exact stuff you were looking for! This is a used one though

http://singapore.gumtree.sg/c-Cars-Vehi ... Z189093860

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Postby curiousgeorge » Fri, 02 Jul 2010 4:50 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
Example: When coming to a stop, your left foot must always come down heel first, and then stop flatfooted. Any other way, or dragging foot... FAIL.


Wow, lucky I got my Class 2 conversion! I guess whoever wrote the test has never ridden an F800GS or many of the other big bikes.

In the UK we are taught the 'Hendon Shuffle' (named after the Traffic Police Training Centre) whereby you stop with your left foot down so you can apply rear brake. Then right foot down to find 1st, then left down again to hold the brake on until pulling away yada yada yada.

I quit putting my left foot down years ago. :shock:

THinking about it, on a scooter it shouldn't matter which foot, should it?!

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 02 Jul 2010 6:05 pm

^^^^^^^^^^

I ride a 1500 cc and can usually perform the left foot down routine flawlessly. :D

But I agree... with the 'shuffle'. The clutch is strong on my scooter. I switch feet to get into neutral. I usually won't switch back until I am ready to go back into gear. The front brake is more than sufficient for holding at a stop light, and only if on a hill will I go through the process of getting my foot on the back brake so I can more easily use the throttle.

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Postby minimini81 » Sat, 03 Jul 2010 12:31 am

yamaha not nice leh. :P

sigh.
So long to take the licence. :mad:


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