Those custom rucks are neat but really pricey as far as parts go. It's like the motorscooter equivelant of hitting up the big box store auto section for all the plastic chrome badges, window trim, spinners and seat covers for your Geo. In the end, it is still a Geo albeit a shiny one.
I'm hunting for another 08+ Ruckus with low miles below $1500 if I can. There are a few out there but I'm not in a rush. Brainstorming long trip plans on a Ruckus