250cc lightweight motorcycles, not made by CPI

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Re: 250cc lightweight motorcycles, not made by CPI

Postby Rennes » 04 Aug 2011, 00:22

I went to a dealership today in Kaohsiung. They sell import bikes.
It took me 10 minutes just to convince them that Taiwan does indeed have Suzuki TU250's and they aren't illegal...

Anyways, finally we got to talking, but they don't carry any and we they ended up just going online on ruten, which I could do (if I had help).

So, getting a used TU250 at a dealership is simply not an option? This bike seems pretty elusive. I think I have seen one on the road once, in Kaohsiung, but it was hard to tell.

Are all the Suzuki TU250's in Taiwan 2005 or older? Do newer ones simply not come in now? Does anyone on here actually own one?

I'm curious if the mechanics here are can work on them well.
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Re: 250cc lightweight motorcycles, not made by CPI

Postby maunaloa » 04 Aug 2011, 14:37

rk1951 wrote:
maunaloa wrote:http://www.yamaha-motor.com/sport/products/modelhome/574/home.aspx


Hmm that link doesnt seem to work.


rk, perhaps it was down. It's working now. The bike looks China-made.
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Re: NSR vs FZ(R)?

Postby Rennes » 11 Aug 2011, 18:16

I think your question is better answered here. RW

Just curious, I am also looking to get off the scooter and onto a bike. What white plate bike in Taiwan do you consider the best hp/reliability for the buck.
Of course, something like the Ninja 250 is fast and a great build, but costs a ton. For the dollar, what bikes are on the top end for both power and reliability?
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Re: 250cc lightweight motorcycles, not made by CPI

Postby maunaloa » 11 Aug 2011, 23:11

I think your question is the subject of this thread. So you have 13 pages to read.
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Re: 250cc lightweight motorcycles, not made by CPI

Postby nazmikarakoc » 25 Aug 2011, 11:21

You can take a look at SYM T2 (new 250cc) Looks nice but still expensive compared to USA prices however good price for Taiwan market.
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Re: 250cc lightweight motorcycles, not made by CPI

Postby Ed en Vadrouille » 30 Aug 2011, 22:18

Hey, nazmikarakoc, have you heard of anyone trying this bike? It's quite new, right?
Looks nice for TW market.
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Re: 250cc lightweight motorcycles, not made by CPI

Postby Rennes » 31 Aug 2011, 08:48

I wish and hope the presence of the 250cc T2 would spark the development of a 250 Quannon and a larger, 250 KTR.
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Re: 250cc lightweight motorcycles, not made by CPI

Postby Ed en Vadrouille » 03 Sep 2011, 07:08

Has anyone tried or seen the T2 in TW?
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Re: 250cc lightweight motorcycles, not made by CPI

Postby Brendon » 03 Sep 2011, 08:52

I saw one on the street the other day. It looked pretty nice (despite being covered in Honda stickers, sigh) -- the headlight wasn't as awful as it looks in photos. Made a nice "vroom vroom" noise too.

I'm kinda curious about the price.
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Re: 250cc lightweight motorcycles, not made by CPI

Postby Ed en Vadrouille » 03 Sep 2011, 13:12

I've seen them on yahoo bid for sale at 147 000NTD.
Seems like a decent price if it's not too shoddily built and designed. Plus it's SYM so part and support will be available in TW.
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