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I met up with Mel46 and his wife Sunday for a ride to the mountains. We have been trying to get together for a while and was finally able to get it scheduled and done. I met Mel46 and his wife at Fry's Electronics in Alpharetta and rode to Dahlonaga and Riders Hill then around Blood Mtn. and to Vogel State Park. It included the WolfPen Gap Road (The Ga. Dragon).
Once we got out of the cities and all the Traffic Lights the ride got good. The weekend warriors were out on their bikes and it showed.
Riders Hill was full of riders and we saw almost every style and type of bike there and grabbed a bite to eat at the cafe. The weather was beautiful and so was the scenery. We did a speed limit ride and gathered a lot of riders along the way. Some of the Squids got impatient and passed on double yellow line but all the cruisers waited for the passing zones. I guess that's why they call them Squids! Over all it was a great ride on a great day with great people! Here is a pic of Mel46 and his wife and a link to the video of the ride.
http://youtu.be/yE4aBCtI5_w
 

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Enjoyed the video Steve. What kind of scooter was Mel46's wife on?
 

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A Honda PCX 150. It's Highway certified and runs nicely at 70mph! Very light weight and flickable. She kept up with me when we hit the highway later on with no problems. I really liked her scoot! ;)
 

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When we first purchased it we were doubtful that it would be able to keep up with the Burgman. Boy have we been pleasantly surprised! It is just the right size for her and it handles great. I purchased a custom seat from an internet store in Thailand, a windscreen from Givi, which I then had to add to because it wasn't tall enough, and a Givi top box. I added led brake lights too. Now I have a hard time getting her off of it! She wishes the seat could go back about 1-2 inches but unless we change seats again that can't be done. The original seat has a hump behind the rider that stops them from sliding back but most riders complain about it, so Thailand was glad to step in and offer a variety of seat choices. The PCX is made in Thailand and is the top selling scooter there. 2013 was the first year 150 was offered and they can't seem to keep them in stock. However, that is about to change. Honda is introducing a 'big brother' to it. It is called the Forza 300 and is styled just like the PCX but is larger. It is just now hitting the USA, so most dealers do not have any yet. I am curious about it as well as the Burgman 200, which was just OK'd in California but has not been shipped yet. Curious does not mean that I would want to trade though. My wife loves her little scooter and we have taken it on 200 mile runs with no problems, often running wide open at 70+ without any noticeable strain on the engine. Honda has a limiter on it, so it can run all day at that speed.
 
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