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Sym 200 Enduro M-Bike 54,500B.

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I discovered this Taiwanese bike when I went to test drive the Lifan 200 Cross. I think it actually looks better than the 200 Cross. I am wondering if anyone has bought one and how it is quality wise.

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These may be morard versions. Not sure. Engine looks a bit different.

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No Thai website for Sym that I am aware of. So far I only know of 3 dealers. Mityon Pattya, one in Patong on Phra Barami Rd opposite the gas station, and one in in Bangkok at 14/13-16 Soi Rong Muang Road, Pathumwan.Probably many more. They seem to be sold with Lifan and Keeway so those websites dealer lists are probably good for Sym.

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I'd say that from the picture this bike has a few nicer features than the Lifan. I hope some people do go out and get one and report back. I would like to know who makes their USD forks.

If I had seen this bike when I was looking at the Lifan, I likely would have been tempted.

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The motorcycles have little to do with Sym, they are Keeway models. The 54,500 THB is a very tempting price, not so long ago they we sold 72,000 THB.

Basically the Keeway Delta 200 and the Keeway Enduro 200 will eventually be replaced by the new Keeway TX200 models (Enduro and Motard). The Keeway TX200 is cheaper and you also see that in the usage of the regular suspension, still you get aluminum alloy wheels for the TX200 Motard version as extra's (they look nice).

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The motorcycles have little to do with Sym, they are Keeway models. The 54,500 THB is a very tempting price, not so long ago they we sold 72,000 THB.

Basically the Keeway Delta 200 and the Keeway Enduro 200 will eventually be replaced by the new Keeway TX200 models (Enduro and Motard). The Keeway TX200 is cheaper and you also see that in the usage of the regular suspension, still you get aluminum alloy wheels for the TX200 Motard version as extra's (they look nice).

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Small correction, in the official price list from Keeway Thailand – the Keeway Delta 200 and Keeway Enduro 200 cost more than the new Keeway TX200 models. But if the 54,500 THB price is correct than they are currently cost less.

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I've also seen these on a website somewhere, I really like the look of the motard version. Is is the same price?

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I keep hearing the Sym name & reasonably positive comments about their products but are there actually any Sym bikes (not scooters) available in Thailand?

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I keep hearing the Sym name & reasonably positive comments about their products but are there actually any Sym bikes (not scooters) available in Thailand?

Yeah Sym sold some scooters in Thailand, and yes, they have a pretty good reputation, a far cry from the above cheap chinese specials.

The above are not Sym bikes. Pretty evident from the looks I'd say...

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I'd say that from the picture this bike has a few nicer features than the Lifan. I hope some people do go out and get one and report back. I would like to know who makes their USD forks.

If I had seen this bike when I was looking at the Lifan, I likely would have been tempted.

As I am being tempted now....

Looks like I may have to be the first to get one and post some reports. Looking better with every new pic I see...

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The motorcycles have little to do with Sym, they are Keeway models.

Keeway (M Bike) manufactured in PRC not Taiwan. I've seen these bikes and finish looks okay but no idea about longevity.

Well if it's a Chinese Keeway why is the dealer handing out brochures that say it's a Sym from Taiwan? I know...I shouldn't even ask such questions.

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no idea what the connection is, seems like they have some deal. maybe the same parent company? maybe it's just the thai distributor that sells both? But should be pretty clear that "M-Bike" bikes are not sym bikes. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder I suppose, unless you're talking about the beauty of the sticker figure... tongue.png

look at the last part of the URL

http://www.sym-thailand.co.th/keeway

The official SYM Taiwan page has nothing about these.

http://www.sym.com.tw/eng/

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looks great deal for the money ..............but these cheap chinese bikes always do

I suppose if you can find a good mechanic to fix it or you are a mechanic yourself

it might be great value

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As good as the usd forks look you would be better off with a normal configuration ....... Leaks etc..... Unless you wanna go WP/Ohlins etc ???? They cost more than the bike itself. Motor is a copy of a Honda so that should be the most reliable thing if it's maintained ......... Bolts snapping, coming loose ,bearing failure. Saying all of that I am still thinking of getting a Sym mortard in August when I come over will bring some basic tools and go over it.....grease wheel axles / swing arm bolt preventative maintenance etc. will bring a slack hand of stainless bolts and nylock nuts various sizes and replace.......... Loctite as well........ For the money a bit more sure footed then straddled on a scooter

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