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Old 3rd February 2013, 10:35   #2401
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I enquired about tubeless tyres at a local shop and I was quoted 1500 per tyre. Not sure which brand it is.

Yes I have observed that tubeless tyres do handle better than tubed counterparts. After riding my Dio if I take the wave out for a spin, in spite of it having new tyres, the ride is not so good, and its like driving a punctured tyre(have checked air pressure for the same reason).
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I enquired about tubeless tyres at a local shop and I was quoted 1500 per tyre. Not sure which brand it is.

Yes I have observed that tubeless tyres do handle better than tubed counterparts. After riding my Dio if I take the wave out for a spin, in spite of it having new tyres, the ride is not so good, and its like driving a punctured tyre(have checked air pressure for the same reason).
I meant, what would be the additional expense of putting tubeless tyres in Swish (Cost of 2 tubeless tyres - buyback of stock tyres).

Also, can we put the tubeless tyres on the stock rims of swish ?

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You can swap to tubeless, but I do not know how much buyback is offered for the old tyre. If they give around 800 per tyre, I think you may have to shell out another 1.5k for the tubeless tyres. Going by what Sidharth has done, I think its very well possible. However, I did not enquire about this.
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You can swap to tubeless, but I do not know how much buyback is offered for the old tyre. If they give around 800 per tyre, I think you may have to shell out another 1.5k for the tubeless tyres. Going by what Sidharth has done, I think its very well possible. However, I did not enquire about this.
i got the tires swapped for mrf zappers tubeless for 2 k . as each Tyre was for 1800 , so got my showroom fitted ceat secura changed to mrf zappers.

i chose tubeless as they are more comfortable , they make a lot of difference when it goes over a road crater. it handles really nice and the added plus is the sense of security tubeless gives you over tube tires. the only downfall is paying extra but then 2000 rs is not much when it comes to safety and other added benefits.

The swish just shoots like a rocket in front, and can even give a good fight to 125-150 cc bikes till 60 kmph.
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i got the tires swapped for mrf zappers tubeless for 2 k . as each Tyre was for 1800 , so got my showroom fitted ceat secura changed to mrf zappers.

i chose tubeless as they are more comfortable , they make a lot of difference when it goes over a road crater. it handles really nice and the added plus is the sense of security tubeless gives you over tube tires. the only downfall is paying extra but then 2000 rs is not much when it comes to safety and other added benefits.

The swish just shoots like a rocket in front, and can even give a good fight to 125-150 cc bikes till 60 kmph.
Thanks for the info.

Just to confirm, you have mounted the tubeless tyres on the stock rims of Swish ?

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Thanks for the info.

Just to confirm, you have mounted the tubeless tyres on the stock rims of Swish ?

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yes on the standard rim of swish , i wonder if i can use the alloy wheel
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Is any of wego owners getting problem starting in mornings, I really confused about these scooters........, I was quick on taking fiat punto!, I test drived wego, feel good about handling, my friend who owns wego says about the poor mileage[25-30] & braking problem in his wego, are you facing any of these problems?

As on today i ticked my list as follows:

Activa - old scooter style bad front suspention & NO care attitude of S & S

Aviator - my regular mechanic says NO, caz - backache -dont know exactly & again NO care attitude of S & S

Dio - plastiky dont liked.

Suzuki access/swish - No test ride vehicle in 3 show rooms i visited, can't decide.

RAY - 3 test rides, 2rides feel smooth, reasonable pick up, handling no problem, but vibration of pads exists, the 3rd ride was with the dealer in Jayanagar, ODO showned 1300+kms first service done RAY has full vibration of front pads below handle bar, in idling & initial pickup upto 10 kms speed it was like touch & go pad to my knees...same as DIO too plasticky

WEGO - Test rided once, really smooth ride, love the way it handles Braking OK, Telescopic front suspension also OK for me.

Now it's between Access/swish v/s Wego, on wednesday i have to finalise on this, at least I keep this 2 wheeler for 7-8 yrs, so expecting long trouble free ride.

What you people will suggest on this?

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Lets get the color out of the way first. White in Access & Wego looks very good. Ray is yet to come out with white. I think from this month on they have White in showrooms but yet to see it in flesh. Swish is double colored.

Otherwise, all the 4 scooters have telescopic front suspension while Wego is the only one in the list which has 12inch wheels as well. Performance wise, you will find a wee bit of difference in the Access/Swish vs Wego/Ray.

FE wise, the Suzuki cousins are a bit low compared to the others. Wego is returning a healthy 43kmpl in my daily runs and i am mostly over 60kmph for majority of the distance. Ray seems to be returning similar numbers to fellow member yikes who has an ownership thread running.

Size wise, Wego and Ray would feel really small once astride but these aid their handling abilities too! So take your pick. (Go with the white that best suits your Linea)

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Is any of wego owners getting problem starting in mornings, I really confused about these scooters........, I was quick on taking fiat punto!, I test drived wego, feel good about handling, my friend who owns wego says about the poor mileage[25-30] & braking problem in his wego, are you facing any of these problems?

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WEGO - Test rided once, really smooth ride, love the way it handles Braking OK, Telescopic front suspension also OK for me.

Now it's between Access/swish v/s Wego, on wednesday i have to finalise on this, at least I keep this 2 wheeler for 7-8 yrs, so expecting long trouble free ride.

What you people will suggest on this?
I have had a Wego for close to 2 years now. Apart from the battery which got replaced to 5aH, I have had no other major issues. The oil seal was replaced when I noticed some oil leaking. This was around 2 service. During delivery, the high/low beams were switched. When I pressed low beam, it was on high, and when I pressed high beam, it was on low.

I get about 40-42 kmpl consistently and absolutely no braking problems as mentioned by your friend. I think, apart from Wego, Swish and Ray are really good alternatives. They were not around when we picked up the Wego.

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Hi, Is any of wego owners getting problem starting in mornings, I really confused about these scooters........, I was quick on taking fiat punto!, I test drived wego, feel good about handling, my friend who owns wego says about the poor mileage[25-30] & braking problem in his wego, are you facing any of these problems?
WEGO - Test rided once, really smooth ride, love the way it handles Braking OK, Telescopic front suspension also OK for me.

What you people will suggest on this?
Wego is indeed a very good vehicle. Regarding morning starting, I would suggest you kickstart it the first time in the morning. Especially during cold mornings, the oil is settled in the sump due to overnight parking & the first crank is likely to strain the starter motor & the battery. Hence if the first start is kick-start, then this can prolong battery life. Mind you kick start is very very easy in the Wego. You need not even touch the accelerator & you can kick start it even if it is not on centre stand.

My father purchased it in Sep'12 & is very happy with his ride. Its used only for day-to-day errands & it is giving a mileage in the range of 48-49 kmpl for last 3 tank fulls. He is 5'9" & the riding position is very convenient. He is going to turn 71 years this April & Wego has been the best find for him.
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Hi,

Just got the WEGO red with Disc brake, it is readily available, Red & white colours are in demand, only 1 red was available, other customer was ready to take, but today i am the first person to enquire & committed to take on cash so they delivered within 1hr after making invoice.
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Just got the WEGO red with Disc brake, it is readily available, Red & white colours are in demand, only 1 red was available, other customer was ready to take, but today i am the first person to enquire & committed to take on cash so they delivered within 1hr after making invoice.
Congrats on your new ride! What's the price difference of the disc vs Non-disc versions?

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Hi all,

'had long since been contemplating buying the new Vespa LX125, so happened to book and take a test ride on one at Shrey Automotives, S P Road, Sec'bad the other day (ironically, there is a newer branch of the same dealership just opened across the street from the colony where I live! and the CS rep. who rang me up in response to my online booking told me he wasnt even aware of it(!) and made me go all the way to S P Road! )
I currently have an Acess 125 as my daily ride and prior to it an Activa. The blue Vespa in the pics. is the one I took the test ride on. Ride-wise I found it not any different to (read as good as) my Access. 'didnt make me feel conscious of the width being less than that of the Access/Activa either. Brakes felt ok as well, but will definitely tend to wear under hard braking as with most other gearless scoots with drums.
But the quality of the plastic switches/controls is appalling to say the least! considering those on the Access and Activa (which cost less too) are certainly Indian-made too and yet have better finish! The headlamp switch on the right looks like it's coming off, when switched in one of the 'ON' positions.

Also turned out that except the main chassis/bodyshell, all the detachable parts/panels are fibreglass-made. Still better than the all-fibreglass body of the Access, which has its own disadvantages!

Glovebox door on the front opens on pushing the key in the ignition switch forward, but fortunately will not work when the handle is locked.

Again the inner finish of the glovebox lid is akin to that of some locally-made plastic containers/lunchboxes!

Chrome finish on parts like the rv mirrors also didnt look up to the mark on some of the bikes in the showroom.

Also they have some mix-and-match colour options available, as seen on the red one. However, will be provided at an extra cost! Speaking of which, the on-road price inc. regn., tax, insurance, etc. comes up to 69k! And with the accessories (which include the side crash-guard/rail with the footrest, mudguard bumper, floormat and a different type of rear grab handle) upto 74k.

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Just got the WEGO red with Disc brake, it is readily available, Red & white colours are in demand, only 1 red was available, other customer was ready to take, but today i am the first person to enquire & committed to take on cash so they delivered within 1hr after making invoice.
Congratulations on picking up the Wego. I was not aware that it comes with disc brakes. Is it only at the front or even the rear wheel? Could you please post some pictures here of your Red Wego, especially showing the disc brakes. Also let us know the price difference.
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Reposting this here as i feel this thread is more appropriate for my query/confusion.
I went in to the dealer with an intention to purchase the swish today.

However since i was there i decided to try out both the swish and access.

The access seemed to have the more planted ride and seemed more solid.

The swish seemed lighter and taller. Pickup seemed identical.

I'm really confused between the two... any suggestions....?
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