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Re: How Much Fun is a Karion?
« Reply #20 on: May 01, 2018, 12:24:42 AM »

Still funny as fook  ;D
The Yayama is probably my favorite bike mind and beats the "Hongda" hands down  :o.

I thought it was a Yamasung?.......... ;)
Yamasung is me taking the piss  ;)
Yayama is a real bike  ;)
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Re: How Much Fun is a Karion?
« Reply #21 on: May 02, 2018, 07:28:22 PM »

Still funny as fook  ;D
The Yayama is probably my favorite bike mind and beats the "Hongda" hands down  :o.


I thought it was a Yamasung?.......... ;)
Yamasung is me taking the piss  ;)
Yayama is a real bike  ;)

You take the piss Spit?
I'm shocked...... ;)...... ;D
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Re: How Much Fun is a Karion?
« Reply #22 on: May 03, 2018, 01:04:51 AM »

Not taking the piss:

The Hongda is probably made primarily for the Chinese market.

The Chinese have no idea what a Honda is. To them it's bentian, which has no translation per-say, it's a family name, as it is in Japanese. The Japanese way of writing Honda uses Chinese letters, so the Chinese simply pronounce the name, as they would reading those letters. The name translates well and is deemed lucky. Honda enjoys huge market success in China.

Hongda might translate as Big Red. ..like the tomato sauce. Hong being red, Da being large. To us, it seems like a name rip. To them it's like "Who the F is Honda?".

But what about the rest of the world? What rest of the world? The percentage of Hongda's that leave China can be ignored. It's less than the percentage of Hyos with a working reg/rec. ;D ;D <-- ok, so maybe I am taking the piss a little. Using an analogy of course.
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Re: How Much Fun is a Karion?
« Reply #23 on: May 03, 2018, 11:40:22 AM »

See, we even get educated on this forum.
Happy we got an anolgy, that I didn't really want but there you go  ;D
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Re: How Much Fun is a Karion?
« Reply #24 on: May 07, 2018, 08:20:04 PM »

I think I may be tempted with a Karion tbh - if I can get one at the right price. May be fun for green laning.
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Re: How Much Fun is a Karion?
« Reply #25 on: July 10, 2018, 07:36:20 AM »

I think I may be tempted with a Karion tbh - if I can get one at the right price. May be fun for green laning.
With all the good bikes out there, you would spend top dollar on one of these?  :o
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Re: How Much Fun is a Karion?
« Reply #26 on: July 22, 2018, 10:20:36 PM »

I think I may be tempted with a Karion tbh - if I can get one at the right price. May be fun for green laning.
With all the good bikes out there, you would spend top dollar on one of these?  :o

What would you suggest as a decent alternative then Spit?
I don't want something too old and fecked.
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Re: How Much Fun is a Karion?
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Re: How Much Fun is a Karion?
« Reply #28 on: August 20, 2018, 01:45:52 AM »

Nice bike but I prefer the old Honda XL  8)
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Re: How Much Fun is a Karion?
« Reply #29 on: August 20, 2018, 02:56:06 AM »


XL always felt a bit masculine and agricultural for me.

The Serow is very popular with female riders.
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