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Hi all,


Its time to buy a bike for my dad. All he needs is the comfort. Need your sugestions in these. Mileage is not a huge factor. He'll be riding mostly in city and not more than 20kms a day. Budget is not more than 70K.

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Marun.
 
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Hi dude,

How about activa kind of one.
Those are light and i think it is very comfrtable.

Any reviews on avenger? [:)]
 

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Since its for your dad, i wont suggest a CBZ.

look for a honda unicorn instead. he will want an upright seating position, refined engine & comfortable suspension more than sporty seating, brawny engine & great handling.
 

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Dont go for anything other than shine/discover.
Damn comfortable.
discover 150 even has the go.
 
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Hi dude,

How about activa kind of one.
Those are light and i think it is very comfrtable. [:)]
Buddy if you are going for a HONDA, keep in mind the looooooong waiting periods!! And yes, Activa is a good scooter for mostly all age groups and both the genders![thumbsup]
I have booked a HONDA ACTIVA DLX, on 17th feb 2010, its more than 5 MONTHS now, yet no hope of getting it, even in next TWO MONTHS!!![frustration]
 
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Raj, AMG and gears,

Thanks for your inputs.

Here is the list i am going to check tomorrow:
CBZ
Shine/discover
Activa ( Will also check the waiting period)

@Gears,
5 months of waiting period and you still didn't get it?? OMG [frustration]
 

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I'd like to suggest the Mahindra Duro as a substitute for the Activa. The waiting period is comparatively lesser and falls roughly into the same price bracket. Now, the Duro is a re-badged Kinetic Nova. The Nova was known for its responsive engine and nice seating position. Since the above are your exact criteria, you can go for the Duro.
 

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if its for your dad, i would recommend the activa over the dio. the dio is for youths & seating in the dio is not as comfortable as the activa.

the dio has an inclined footboard compared to activa. also, rear passengers will curse you in a dio!
 

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If you want a comfy bike then go for Honda Unicorn or Shine. If hes keen on goingfor a scooter then you may consider Honda Aviator or Activa. Even Mahindra Duro is a good scooter.
 
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Thanks for all your suggestions guys. [:)]
Will be heading tomorrow and update you soon. [clap]
Added Mahindra Duro and TVS wego in the list.
 
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TVS Wego is also to be considered.
It isnt a bad scooter.
+1. Actually Wego is a good scooter and is doing quite well in the market. Also you may check out Suzuki Access 125 which has good power though i cant comment on the comfort part.
 

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yes, i have heard good reviews about the TVS wego.

from the mahindra stable, look for the rodeo or flyte rather than the duro, the duro is a very old design.
 
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