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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By sealsam
I'm in Seal, right next door to LB. I'll keep an...

I'm in Seal, right next door to LB. I'll keep an eye out for ya, lots of stuff usually becomes available this time of year, now that summer season is over. Baytown realty is a long time agent in...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Oh, now you did it... I know Simba, you just...

Oh, now you did it...

I know Simba, you just gave him a new idea. I could picture the lovely Mrs. Simba right now just shaking her head. Simba, get off Google, YOU CAN'T ICE TIRE your bikes!
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 06:28 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,954
Posted By sealsam
aalegado, when I sat on an inmates BV(Tom)...

aalegado,

when I sat on an inmates BV(Tom) it felt just fine, so I agree. But, have you sat on a '15? I think you'll notice a big difference.
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 06:26 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,954
Posted By sealsam
Nobody offered, but to be fair, I was avoiding...

Nobody offered, but to be fair, I was avoiding the sales folk. I just wanted to window shop and try on a few things.

I did notice at the San Diego shop they had a '14 labeled "DEMO", so I guess...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-18-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Beauties!! You can't ride in the winter,...

Beauties!!

You can't ride in the winter, send them to SoCal, I'll rack up some miles for you.

See ya' Imu :wave
Forum: Battle scooters 09-18-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,954
Posted By sealsam
Ah, then the fun would be over. But really,...

Ah, then the fun would be over.

But really, that is the bike I like. The seat sucks!

The Kymco GT and the SYM Citicom is in the running. The Citi felt like my HD200, lite and nimble.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-18-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
MEEE TOOO. I sat on the SYM Citicom also,...

MEEE TOOO.

I sat on the SYM Citicom also, this bike feels really nice. Maybe not enough oomph tho.

http://sealsam.smugmug.com/Other/More-Misc/i-F6VtbWT/0/M/IMG_5758-M.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 09-18-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
:y0! Simba, Simba...look, look, look. ...

:y0!

Simba, Simba...look, look, look.

:rofl :D :clap :bow :poser

Saw this at a mega powersports dealer in SoCal the other day. Yammy Morphous, awesome!
...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-18-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Hey Tom, Yep, been too long. Here's a...

Hey Tom,

Yep, been too long.

Here's a '15 Tom, the seat....jeez. :waysad
http://sealsam.smugmug.com/Other/More-Misc/i-LGLSPb8/0/M/IMG_0792-M.jpg

Villageidiot, you out there?? At Bert's the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-18-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,954
Posted By sealsam
I sat on a 2015 yesterday in San Diego. The...

I sat on a 2015 yesterday in San Diego.

The seat has to go! That little 'backstop' at the base of my spine was pushing me waaaay too close, I'm not quite 5' 10".

Has this been characteristic...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-16-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,806
Posted By sealsam
EH? :huh ...as I'm literally walking out the...

EH? :huh

...as I'm literally walking out the door to go mid scooter shopping. The BV remains at the top of my list.

Did Dave ever buy a bike????
Forum: Americas 09-13-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By sealsam
Great offer HCH, please let me exercise a rain...

Great offer HCH, please let me exercise a rain check. :freaky

At this point I'll either delay or cancel my short trip to the Sierra. I know I'm gettin' older, I just don't want to deal with the...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By sealsam
Herb, you never disappoint. I'm glad you chimmed...

Herb, you never disappoint. I'm glad you chimmed in on the suggestions, great detail on all three roads, which mean I should try to hit all three highways. I'm very familiar with Tioga(120), been...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By sealsam
Good call Rich on the Sonora suggestion(like HCH...

Good call Rich on the Sonora suggestion(like HCH said also). I think I blew thru Sonora a couple of decades ago, but nothing to create any memories. This may be my first's night stop.

Now I see...
Forum: Americas 09-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By sealsam
CA Passes, 4 & 108, wadda think?

Heading out of SoCal Sunday with kinda of an open plan to hit a few passes in the Sierra(unless RedRockRider can make a last minute ride to Tonapah).

Yosemite & Tioga is definitely on my radar,...
Forum: Americas 09-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By sealsam
Ok, duly noted. That's a very nice set up...

Ok, duly noted.

That's a very nice set up you got there...

Now where's the ride report? linky??
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Ah, I never made it Tom. We've got a new...

Ah, I never made it Tom.

We've got a new rider that just moved to OC, Whiteknuckler. He needs some showin' around. We gotta all get together and show him the sights, south is always nice! ...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-09-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By sealsam
Hello my fellow OC'n. If I'm correct, did...

Hello my fellow OC'n.

If I'm correct, did you start the Meetup group in Redding?

I've been riding with the Long Beach group, http://www.meetup.com/long-beach-area-scooter-group/

There is...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-27-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Good link, but I've had it in my bookmark list...

Good link, but I've had it in my bookmark list for a while. Always interesting to see what you're up to on those scooter's.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-27-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Hey Burgi, A quick search show's NO side car...

Hey Burgi,

A quick search show's NO side car rally.:shog

Interesting, I did see they are moving the Long Beach bike show from Dec to Nov.. I like that show, especially the Vintage Japanese...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-27-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Well hec, I might as well wait for THAT pre-owned...

Well hec, I might as well wait for THAT pre-owned BV you'll be selling.:D

A buddy and I are probably heading to CarsNCoffee Saturday morn....I'll leave Seal by 515a.m., if interested. I'll be on...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-27-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,247
Posted By sealsam
No reason to, just join AAA. As you approach...

No reason to, just join AAA.

As you approach the next regional office, just stop in and get the next section of maps for the next 1k miles or so.

I see your in Vegas, I'm in the AAA office in...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,977
Posted By sealsam
:huh:knary Nah, I was two up in the Azna...

:huh:knary

Nah, I was two up in the Azna Borrego 108 degree weather recently, and I didn't feel anything venting into my chest. But, it was 108, I probably didn't know the difference.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Lemme know, your a big dude, we'll get ya two...

Lemme know, your a big dude, we'll get ya two orders.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Hello gogogordy & Tom, I don't think there...

Hello gogogordy & Tom,

I don't think there is any doubt of the quality of the BV. I still lean toward one, but villageidiot had a pretty good argument for the Kymco GT300i.

I think at this...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
My R100S(which I bought from villageidiot, but...

My R100S(which I bought from villageidiot, but did not know that until last week when we were comparing notes, small world)is a '78. It thumps along with tons of torque when needed, but it beats the...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Sorry for the late reply, but Burgi nailed it, I...

Sorry for the late reply, but Burgi nailed it, I also have a Givi Monolock on the SYM. I run Givi's on my RT, KLX and the mighty HD. They've proven themselves to me, kept my items dry with tons of...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-25-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
You mentioned 'smoked', I rode behind Mario a few...

You mentioned 'smoked', I rode behind Mario a few rides ago, he was on one of his old 2smoke scoots, that sucked, but in a weird way I loved it, brought back the 'good old days' of riding memories.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-25-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Burgi, No, I haven't done any gigantic group...

Burgi,

No, I haven't done any gigantic group rides like this, and I'm not too sure I will. Some of the members of the scooter group had been talking about a ride around PV last Christmas or some...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 321,854
Posted By sealsam
Yep, it was in there a few summers ago...sorry...

Yep, it was in there a few summers ago...sorry couldn't get my RT in there(for this thread):lol3

http://sealsam.smugmug.com/Other/test/i-Jd3SpdQ/0/M/DSC01671-M.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 08-24-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Thank You ADVRIDER! I've got my new name... ...

Thank You ADVRIDER!

I've got my new name...

sealsam

When I first logged on to ADV to register I 'thought' sealsam was taken, after a recent search, I did not see it, so the request was made..
Forum: Battle scooters 08-24-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Hey Burgi :wave Can you believe it, I...

Hey Burgi :wave

Can you believe it, I actually got that temp gauge to move, AND...the radiator fan even kicked on!:thumb

How was SnC? Pics would be nice, if you got any...:ear
Forum: Americas 08-22-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By sealsam
Which way ya going? Wife and I were coming...

Which way ya going?

Wife and I were coming home from my m.i.l.'s in Montana last summer(in our Jeep)with a detour in Yakima to see my wife's great aunt. From there we went SE toward the tri-city...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-22-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
More of Borrego Springs

Just a couple of extra pics to throw in the mix.

I like this shot, cause in the just over the year I've had this bike, the temp gauge finally made a move(notorious for the HD), but two-up in 108...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-22-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Got it, I'll keep an eye on it. Thanks Tom!

Got it, I'll keep an eye on it.

Thanks Tom!
Forum: Battle scooters 08-22-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,217
Posted By sealsam
Imu, that's(pretty much) a great shot!

Imu, that's(pretty much) a great shot!
Forum: Battle scooters 08-22-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
All good info Tom. I just googled 'BV 350'...

All good info Tom.

I just googled 'BV 350' woes, and modern vespa came up(i've never been on mv). Lots of talk from last year with owners having problems with the bar kill switch & light switch. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Thanks for taking care of those DMV fee's.:D ...

Thanks for taking care of those DMV fee's.:D

I remember you now! I put on the Michelins' you thru in, I don't know how they would compare to any other tire, but there still on there. I had the...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
You found your bike, who sawed the frame under...

You found your bike, who sawed the frame under the seat to get the battery out? All fixed now...

http://sealsam.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1978-R100s/i-RVNX7wz/0/M/IMG_0914-M.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,320
Posted By sealsam
Maybe you need a 7th. Mine hardly ever gets...

Maybe you need a 7th. Mine hardly ever gets ridden anymore, well once a week anyway.

My wife bought her Like from Lee, seemed like a straight up guy, no fogging around when doing the purchase.
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