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Guff
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PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2020 7:02 pm    Post subject: Royal Alloy Reply with quote

Any chance in a “Royal Alloy” section being added to the forums?
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Mr.FixIt
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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2020 12:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have any of the constituent here actually purchased one?

I'd love the opportunity to take a test ride, alas the demo day back in March at my local shop did not include the Royal Alloy among the choices to try.

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1sunnygyrl
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Royal Alloy Grand Tourer 150

PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2020 4:32 am    Post subject: Royal allow grand tourer Reply with quote

I just purchased my first scooter. It is the Royal Alloy Grand Tourer. Red and Cream. Anyone else own one? I love mine!
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PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2020 6:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Royal allow grand tourer Reply with quote

1sunnygyrl wrote:
I just purchased my first scooter. It is the Royal Alloy Grand Tourer. Red and Cream. Anyone else own one? I love mine!


Let's see some pictures! We all love pictures.
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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2020 3:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

As they say, pictures or it didn't happened. Very Happy
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Guff
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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2020 5:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Picking mine up Thursday. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2020 5:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Guff wrote:
Picking mine up Thursday. Very Happy

That's exciting! I can't wait to hear what you think of it.

If there's enough interest, I will think about adding a Royal Alloy forum. Right now I think everybody would like to read riding impressions and see photographs. I'm certainly amenable to revisiting this issue down the line.
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Guff
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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Gobo, The RA. Here's my first impressions. I am loosely basing this off a comparison to my other scoots. My daily commuter is a Vespa GT200 and I have a 4T Stella and a BlackJack. The RA is an awesome 150 scoot. It's feels tall and wide. I'm a bigger rider so this is comfy for me. May be a little stretch for shorter riders. I thought the split seat would pose a problem but I don't feel like it pushes me forward. Being it is a 150, it's every bit as peppy as my Stella. It's a little slower off the line than the Black Jack, but in all fairness the Black Jack jumps off the line. The only negative I have so far is the storage. No under the seat storage, but I sweet talked the dealer into throwing in a Prima bag!!!. Overall, the fit and finish of this scoot is awesome., I really hope Genuine gives it the support it deserves. I'm a fan!!
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Syd
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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Guff wrote:
Gobo, The RA. Here's my first impressions. I am loosely basing this off a comparison to my other scoots. My daily commuter is a Vespa GT200 and I have a 4T Stella and a BlackJack. The RA is an awesome 150 scoot. It's feels tall and wide. I'm a bigger rider so this is comfy for me. May be a little stretch for shorter riders. I thought the split seat would pose a problem but I don't feel like it pushes me forward. Being it is a 150, it's every bit as peppy as my Stella. It's a little slower off the line than the Black Jack, but in all fairness the Black Jack jumps off the line. The only negative I have so far is the storage. No under the seat storage, but I sweet talked the dealer into throwing in a Prima bag!!!. Overall, the fit and finish of this scoot is awesome., I really hope Genuine gives it the support it deserves. I'm a fan!!


Nice scoot!

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tenders
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Buddy International 50 Italia

PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 8:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would love to better understand why Genuine decided to put an additional model into the thick of the Buddy/Hooligan/Kick/Chicago lineup. This is a decent-looking scoot, but is it going to extend Genuine’s customer base beyond the Buddy’s reach...or does this just cannibalize them? Is it a negotiation tool/hedge in case things go poorly with PGO after all these years?

The Psycho/Lemonhead/Black Cat/Fireball/Blackjack special editions seemed like a very smart way of making the lineup feel fresh with minimal engineering or logistical effort.
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Genuine Buddy 50cc, Genuine Mean Cat, Piaggio MP3-500 (Desert Camo), MP3-400 (Pinky)

PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 9:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

tenders wrote:
I would love to better understand why Genuine decided to put an additional model into the thick of the Buddy/Hooligan/Kick/Chicago lineup. This is a decent-looking scoot, but is it going to extend Genuine’s customer base beyond the Buddy’s reach...or does this just cannibalize them? Is it a negotiation tool/hedge in case things go poorly with PGO after all these years?

The Psycho/Lemonhead/Black Cat/Fireball/Blackjack special editions seemed like a very smart way of making the lineup feel fresh with minimal engineering or logistical effort.


I'd love to see a new version of the Blackjack!
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Guff
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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My guess would be that it is filling the Stella void. It very much feels like a Stella to me (minus the manual transmission) Steel body and sexy styling. It seems like the special edition Buddies went away when Phil left Genuine. Just an observation.
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