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December 14, 2018, 11:25 AM

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I provided so much info. Why to which statement?
Nothing man, enjoy your Monkey, we just have VERY different tastes in vehicles


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I like the idea of the monkey, but I can't even really get on the Fairfax County Parkway with it since it tops out at 50. Would be a killer in the city though.

Ummm....whats the speed limit on the parkway? 50 to 55? Whats the big deal?


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December 14, 2018, 12:20 PM

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I'm all over the place with bikes. We probably like a lot of the same stuff.


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December 14, 2018, 12:33 PM

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Ummm....whats the speed limit on the parkway? 50 to 55? Whats the big deal?
It's 50. Most people do 55+.

It's an appealing bike, but also a bit risky for me to drop 4 stacks on one. I picked up (stole) my 2010 Street Triple for that.

Looks like fun on roads where you can keep up with traffic.


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It's 50. Most people do 55+.

It's an appealing bike, but also a bit risky for me to drop 4 stacks on one. I picked up (stole) my 2010 Street Triple for that.

Looks like fun on roads where you can keep up with traffic.



I agree. the price tag is steep. Esp given for all the actual motorcycles that can be had for that money.



Look for a used Z125. They seem to bring the least money. You could probably find a 2017 for 2k


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https://www.ebay.com/itm/2018-Z125-PRO/163384908655

I did some more searching and saw that the stretched swingarm is not that uncommon. WTF?


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December 14, 2018, 02:10 PM

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It's 50. Most people do 55+.

It's an appealing bike, but also a bit risky for me to drop 4 stacks on one. I picked up (stole) my 2010 Street Triple for that.

Looks like fun on roads where you can keep up with traffic.

But they are breaking the law. You don't have to break the law just because they do. Nothing wrong with a big guy left lane uphill sitting upright.


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https://www.ebay.com/itm/2018-Z125-PRO/163384908655

I did some more searching and saw that the stretched swingarm is not that uncommon. WTF?





some of the stretched Ruckus crowd overlaps the mini bike crowd. You'll see no shortage of WTFs.


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