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Neco Abruzzi

Postby Bainie » Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:45 pm

Anybody heard of these, on sale at Glasgow Lambretta, look pretty good but not heard of them before
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby Perth John » Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:49 pm

Are they not the twist & go chop suey jobbies that Eddie is selling?
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby Porkpie » Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:49 pm

Me thinks so...but very dodgy spacesuit...see link below-
http://www.eddybullet.com/page30.html
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby crammy69 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:52 pm

Have yet to hear anyone whos riden, let alone bought one. Come on Eddy, give us the SP, what they like?
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby rentcollector » Thu Dec 02, 2010 10:50 am

http://www.necoscooters.co.uk

I supply them so am biased!

however heres my honest opinion. They are not competition to LML. The LML customer & the Neco customer are after different things. The type of person who wants the all steel manual classic isn't going to be interested in Neco, more the general commuter that wants a retro hack to get them to work. We lose sales to 'ordinary' and I use the term lightly, customers, because they will not entertain a gearbox. It is what it is and they have done a pretty good job on it. Also the 50cc version def has no LML alternative so I can't see a contradiction. Theres no point in us supplying two similar makes of scooter, doesn't make business sense to create inernal competition!
For the actual bike I can't see any problems. It's got tried and tested engines, good build quality and looks good. The tyres are simply superb and the brakes are over efficient. Like any auto a bit dull to ride but thats what the general commuter wants.
If I was an ordinary Dave or Tracy that had a fear of manual shift (it exists), didn't want to have the scooter experience but just wanted a stable reliable retro hack to do that 10 mile jaunt each day then yes, it is good, very good.

Personally for me of course it's LML all the way to the gates of hell and back! :evil:
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby crammy69 » Thu Dec 02, 2010 12:57 pm

Thanks Eddy, appreciated. I know someone who ( when she's done the CBT and the weather is better ;-)) is the likely customer for these bikes, someone who's seen lovely images of classic vespas and loves the style of them but will admit to wanting something easy to ride (no gears) and having no garage or tinkering ability needs something modern/reliable. The Neco if reliable would indeed fit the bill, in fact I was tempted to get one for the Mrs for little trips / the odd scooter meet in nice weather but I know it would be a 5 minute wonder with her.

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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby nige b » Thu Dec 02, 2010 1:20 pm

I'd fancy adding one to the fleet. but not at these prices, seems at least 500 quid over the top for chinese made.
but i'll be keeping an eye out when they start popping up second hand.
whens scootering doing a review?
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby rentcollector » Thu Dec 02, 2010 1:30 pm

not entirely sure if scootering are interested. Twist & go are tho
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby lee67 » Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:19 pm

just had a butchers at the youtube links to these and i really fancy the grey one in 150 4t....looks great very retro...would ditch the indi's tho ;) ...might be tempted to buy one in 2011...wonder how long before a rebadged neco abruzzi lol :mrgreen:
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby Norm » Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:30 pm

I'd go for the 50 over the 125 any day - more power, bigger engine...

http://www.necoscooters.co.uk/page6.html

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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby nige b » Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:54 pm

think you mean 150, norm
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby Norm » Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:56 pm

Nope, click the link :D
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby Porkpie » Thu Dec 02, 2010 5:30 pm

Clever Norm!!!
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby Mr M » Thu Dec 02, 2010 7:04 pm

What is the point in them , allthough they steal some styling cues from Vespa they are still cheap nasty chinese shite , I would still have to throw dogshit at anybody I saw riding one .
Some knobhead will buy one and put Vespa badges on it :roll: :lol:
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby NICK » Thu Dec 02, 2010 7:31 pm

I'm going to buy one.What about you Al,Tony,Shaun etc etc ..........????!!!!! Knobhead Nick
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby tipper » Thu Dec 02, 2010 7:33 pm

I have already bought two , melted them down and made one of those new plastic 'lambrettas' .
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby NICK » Thu Dec 02, 2010 7:37 pm

Tipper "i've gone one better than you".I'm going to buy a nitreous puch maxi........unless you've already melted 3 down to make a eurofighter.1 Billion Horsepower Nick(with lazers!)
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby Tony » Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:43 pm

Neco Abruzzi ?

Did he not swim wae the fishes :?
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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby Laurie » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:30 pm

Awful.

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Re: Neco Abruzzi

Postby Perth John » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:42 pm

I would buy one........but only to use if i couldnt get to the bog in time :lol: :lol: :lol:
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