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I'm trying to help a friend of a friend....

Discussion in 'Scooters' at netrider.net.au started by lil, Feb 27, 2007.

  1. A friend of mine has a friend coming from Germany soon and she wants to buy a cheap scooter to get around on for the year or so she's here. Is there somewhere in Melbourne that sells cheap but reliable scooters? I don't think size is an issue, but reliable is a must.



    Ta in advance!
     
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  2. Eswen and Co. might be able to point you to a slightly used one :LOL:.
     
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  4. Define cheap.

    Does your friend of a friend want to tour or just use it in the city? (big difference between a little 50cc run around and a 200-250 for highway usage and luggage carrying)

    Three choices really:

    1 buy used privately
    2 buy used from a dealer
    3 buy new and re-sell after the year (yeah, they will drop some $$s through depreciation, but this is likely to give the most reliable ride)

    Dave
     
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  5. Can't help more than the above, but if she is to do big k's then big wheels give a more comfortable ride.

    Cheers, v.
     
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  6. Do her a real favour and get her a 250, she will die in Australia with all the moron drivers if she has anything less
     
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  7. +1
     
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  8. It's all sorted....she's bought from a dealer and will resell for max 70% of value. Thanks for your help!
     
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