Honda Innova With Passenger

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  1. injebreck99

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    I am toying with the idea of having a Honda Innova 125 for general use, has anyone got one, if so can you tell me if it carries a passenger OK (2x75 KG), or does it struggle, obviously not expecting tyre shredding performance, just a general ability to cope with hills etc.
     
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    Cracking little bike and should deal with 150kg no trouble at all. With my not insubstantial bulk on it (don't ask!) I can happily cruise at 50 mpg and I've just used it up the Kirkstone pass in the Lake District, up Porlock Hill in Somerset and Abbotsbury Hill in Dorset - no problems. Oh yes, I also get an average of over 140 mpg however i abuse it! Go for it, you won't regret it.
     
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    We have one - great little bike. My hubby and I are hardly lightweights and it does us proud. Really good buy. Did quite a few kms around the Sierra Navada mountains on it - no probelm, and with both of us on it last weekend got 50 mph around Ludlow. We have it mounted on the back of the van with a Easylift system. Guejar Sierra 040515 (1).JPG
     
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    Looked at them then went for a lexmoto vixen 125-8 changed both sprokets and it nips along nicely parts plenty full and cheap
     
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    but dubious quality and reliability?? Sheer conjecture on my part.
     
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    Innova is in full time use by U.S. When in France. Excellent little bike.

    It is based on the original Honda Cub 50cc of which hundreds of thousands have been made. Simple design, well engineered, and so ubiquitous that you can find someone to repair anywhere in the World. (Although, I am pleased to say, ours has never let us down in twelve years of ownership.)

    Hope I don't regret saying that!;)
     
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    Isn't that what we said when that jap crap came into the country :)
    Carries my weight no problem engine still a bit tight plenty written on reliabillity but time will tell.
    And and at less than half the price .next project a new barrel kit (£50)to upgrade it to a 150 .like being a kid again :)
     
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    Then you'll need a performance exhaust and air filter. I'm sure you'll be able to get it up to 15 BHp. Good for at least 60 mph - two up.
    I'd be exactly the same. More power Igor!
     
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    Can you pass us information on the Easylift system as we need to add a carrier to our new M/H and would like to avoid having to run it up a ramp.

    Ta!;)
     
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    try http://www.easylifter.co.uk
     
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    Our Easylift system does involve having to run the bike up a ramp.
     
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    Digger Jon
    Many thanks.(y)
     
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