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Molto Verboso
Dongfang 170cc, CF Moto Fashion 250
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Kymco expands its ADV scooter lineup.

https://www.rideapart.com/news/589580/kymco-dtx125-dtx300-launched-europe/
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2007 250 GTS, 1980 P200E, 2010 ThunderFly 190 (SOLD) 2015 Yamaha SMax (SOLD)
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Both are interesting entries into what is becoming a crowded segment. Honda and Aprilia both have very good examples.

For the 300 (nee 276cc), I am curious why they went with a 2V head rather than a 4V head. Perhaps to maintain greater distinction from the larger offering?
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They are probably not coming here, to the U S., so yawn
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CrazyCarl wrote:
For the 300 (nee 276cc), I am curious why they went with a 2V head rather than a 4V head. Perhaps to maintain greater distinction from the larger offering?
Because Kymco paid off the tooling in 1992, it's one of the few Kymco motors you can get parts for just about anywhere, and the people who ride these are more concerned with finding a rugged looking topcase to show up with at Starbucks than riding around the world.
Wake me up when they start running these things in the Baja 1000.
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Has any Enrico Punsalang article shared on MV ever been of value? lol
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Molto Verboso
Dongfang 170cc, CF Moto Fashion 250
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adri wrote:
Has any Enrico Punsalang article shared on MV ever been of value? lol
I think so. ADV scooters are the big story these days.
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