Are Kymco or Buddy scooters the better buy for me?

by John F. Smith

I am 6'2" and 265 lbs. Which scooter would be best for me... Kymco 150cc or Buddy 150cc? Or something else? Not traveling on interstate, just streets, county blacktop, maybe some gravel roads, and state highways.

I live in southeastern Minn. Will be going to Red Wing to look at them. thank you issue31

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Apr 04, 2011
went with the Buddy
by: John issue31

Went to Red Wing on Saturday morning. Sat on a Kymco scooter and wow!! Had to curl up my size 12 shoes just to get my feet on floor board holes! it was very uncomfortable! bought 2 buddy's a 50cc and a 125cc lots of leg and foot room! looking forward to a lot of scoot en John issue31

Apr 04, 2011
by: Jim Zeiser

Since they cost the same money I would go for the Kymco. It has bigger 16" wheels which are more stable at any speed. Plus a good dealer will have the Super 8 150 which, while made in China, has all the quality you'd expect from a Kymco and is $600 cheaper than the a Buddy or People S. Cycle World tested the Super 8 and was impressed.

To me that's a glowing recommendation.

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