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Just passing on information, no affiliation..........
Looks like Niehaus has TWO 2022 DCT Tour Ultra Blue Metallic Wings coming in soon.

If interested I'd jump.........very fast!

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Looks like they actually have two of them coming in, I missed the first comment by Brad Niehaus......
Better chances to get one! :giggle:

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"....+ the stupid $85 doc fee."
$85 for a doc fee is phenomenally cheap. About 3 weeks to a month ago, I was dealing with a very large corperate dealership that has over 106 dealerships nationwide. I was looking for a new, '23 Honda Monkey. Those, like the Blue '22 Tour DCT's, are insanely rare to be ON THE FLOOR, ready for sale. Anyway, they had a brand new '23 come in with no buyers. The dealership in question was in Las Vegas and we're in Lake Havasu, about 2.5-3 hours away, plus or minus. I called and it was available. I started working a deal over the phone and because I know how sought after these darn little Monkeys are, I credit carded a $500 deposit almost immediately.

Then, they did the workup sheet and sent me the copy over email. SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS for documentation fees!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS for dealer prep and, they sent me photos of that little Monkey in the crate. It's very close to 100% completely assembled!!!! What kind of time, in dealer hours, are needed to generate FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS in dealer prep on a completely assembled 125cc motorcycle??????????? And they also wanted $FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS for "Battery protection"!!!!!!!!!

All in all, they wanted $6,500 out the door for a $3,999 (MSRP) 2023 Honda Monkey!!!!!!! I told them to keep it and I want my $500 deposit refunded. They were not happy but, they had to return it. They took their time in doing it, about 3 days. Anyway, sorry for the long rant.
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You need to get one........loads of fun!
Got mine in 2019 brand new........none of that BS with jacking up the prices, got $100 off the MSRP with no fees.
No deals on them, but avoiding the BS fees is what counts.

He's a little jealous of the new Blue Trike.......

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RideWV,
They are a neat little bike. But, BUT, they are a LITTLE BIKE as you found out. They do have limitations without a doubt. The '19's, '20's and '21's are four speed versions and have weaker suspension and no oil filter. The '22's and up gained a 5-speed tranny, stronger progressive suspension springs and an oil filter. The top speed on your model, which by you stating "3 years ago" I'm assuming it was '19", correct, is kind-a what you found to be around 35-40 mph. I don't have any idea what that additional gear in the '22's and up will give the Monkey for top speed.

The first thing that guys need to realize when purchasing something like a Monkey is, IT'S NOT A HIGHER SPEED motorcycle. It is for city streets, lower speed county and country roads where a person just wants to cruise along and enjoy the scenery and life.

I also have a 2007 Yamaha TW200. It's BONE STOCK and zero modifications. To me, the top speed without ringing the little 200cc motors neck is close to 45 mph. Yes, it will do 50 but, I'm not one to simply do WIDE OPEN THROTTLE just because I can and the bike will run like that. I know many that will push that bike to 65 mph. That little engine is whining its guts out. Nope, not for me. If I want higher speeds, I'll jump on the Africa Twin or the Goldwing. If I want put-put around town or little dirt roads where I can do 25-30 for years on end, out comes the TW.
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I can get 55 MPH out of mine WOT.........on the flats.
Not what it's for though.....I have a blast on this little thing tooling around

It's the bike I dreamed about when I was 12 but could never get with 4-boys in the family.
 
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