2006 Yamaha Vino 125 Scooter Review

by Jonathan
(Cookeville, TN)

I really enjoy my Yamaha Vino 125cc scooter, so here is my review of it. I live in a small city and commute only three miles to work. In four years, I have put over 4000 miles on my Vino.

I haven't had any mechanical problems. I have had to replace the rear tire and I take it to the local dealer for routine maintenance.

I wear a helmet and keep a spare under the seat. I often pick up my teenage sons and double them to wherever they need to go. I regularly ride through a university and the students love the Vino.

It has classic style. The Yamaha Vino 125cc will easily exceed any speed limit in town and I have hit 55-60 mph on county roads.

I was driving a Chevy Suburban when I bought the Vino, so it has just about paid for itself in fuel savings alone. I fill up about every ten days and it costs less than $2.50.

I ride it to the office, to the hospital, and to church. I park on the sidewalk wherever I go and I never get in a hot car.

I talk to more folks on the road. The scooter is fun to drive and I get around town a lot faster than I do in my Jeep. I do recommend the optional windshield for the Vino 125. The windshield blocks bugs and rain. It also cuts down cold wind in winter.

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Sep 17, 2010
Great Review
by: Kathi

Thanks for posting this review, Jonathan. Very thorough and full of information. I think the Yamaha Vino is quite similar in a lot of ways to my Genuine Buddy.

A fun ride, and when you're as clueless as I am about repairing scooters, it's sure nice to have such a dependable vehicle, isn't it?

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