What do you think of Linhai Aeolus 250 scooter?

by L.A.
(Portland, OR)

I've checked a lot of scoots out and Linhai (Mainstreet) seems as good or better than other "Cheaps". (About $2K online) So many near identical scoots and so many names.

I'm fairly mechanical and know about PDI. Need a bigger machine to have some get up and go in traffic. Me 6' 215 lbs. Used to ride 73 Honda trail 90! Not enough bike.

Any thoughts or input?

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Mar 09, 2011
Two Thoughts
by: Jim Zeiser

The Linhai Aeolus is about as good a scooter as you can get. Usually they go for about $2600 online. My only thought on that is that if you search www.Craigslist.org you can usually find a Honda Reflex for about that or less.
Everyone knows I'm a fan of Chinese scooters but if you need something you can rely on I would suggest going that route. If you can stand the looks, Honda Helixes can be had for even less and last forever. I've heard of 120,000 miles on them.

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