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  Topic: Will a Kymco Super 8 150 be enough for me?
tjupille

Replies: 13
Views: 1533

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2016 9:46 pm   Subject: Will a Kymco Super 8 150 be enough for me?
I've ridden both the Buddy-125 and the S8-150. The S8 is substantially bigger (14" wheels) than the Buddy and it's substantially less "twitchy" at higher speeds [some people see this as ...
  Topic: Saddle bags
tjupille

Replies: 10
Views: 2845

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:49 pm   Subject: Saddle bags
I have a set of these on my Honda Nighthawk motorcycle. They serve to hold the "routine" stuff (windbreaker, minimal tool kit, baseball cap, chain, lock, etc.). I have a tailbag for larger t ...
  Topic: To buy a Kymco Super 8 ?
tjupille

Replies: 18
Views: 6411

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:38 am   Subject: To buy a Kymco Super 8 ?
We actually have two of them (both '09s). My wife's was bought new -- replaced her Buddy 125 -- and a last year we picked up a used one as the family backup bike (I ride a Royal Enfield Bullet, so it' ...
  Topic: {NBR} Super 8 150 Reviews?
tjupille

Replies: 3
Views: 1260

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2009 11:39 pm   Subject: {NBR} Super 8 150 Reviews?
My wife sold her buddy and got a Super 8 150 back in June. About 800 miles so far. Fit/finish are on a par with the Buddy. No mechanical problems.

Despite being a 150, it feels slower than the Budd ...
  Topic: Battery life
tjupille

Replies: 5
Views: 674

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2009 2:28 pm   Subject: Battery life
No problems in 2800 miles of a 3-mile commute over 2 years.
  Topic: Bajaj Chetak- the new object of my scooter lust.
tjupille

Replies: 44
Views: 13224

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2008 11:51 pm   Subject: Bajaj Chetak- the new object of my scooter lust.
We own both a Bajaj Chetak and a Buddy. I usually ride the Chetak and my wife rides the Buddy. Comments in no particular order.

The Chetak has been bulletproof reliable (at 7600 miles). Regular mai ...
  Topic: AGV dragon helmet
tjupille

Replies: 34
Views: 2040

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2008 12:58 am   Subject: AGV dragon helmet
I have one, and I like it.

As with any helmet, fit depends on the shape of your head.

I wear glasses, so a full-face is not an option. My other helmet is a modular (AGV Miglia). The trade-offs: ...
  Topic: Cup holder for Buddy?
tjupille

Replies: 22
Views: 4547

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2007 5:15 am   Subject: Cup holder for Buddy?
yeah, can we see a pic "in action" (or at least with the seat down)? thanks

Wow, you guys are a tough crowd! Wink But since you asked:

http://i2.tinypic.com/855czk6.jpg

A little ...
  Topic: Cup holder for Buddy?
tjupille

Replies: 22
Views: 4547

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2007 4:21 pm   Subject: Cup holder for Buddy?
Or, you could be a cheapskate like me and tape a chunk of foam to a 99-cent generic cup holder from Wallyworld, and then use a self-tapping screw to keep it from sliding:

http://i17.tinypic.com/6q8 ...
 
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