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Forum: Battle scooters 01-25-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,218
Posted By ScootGuy
Sorry for the delayed reply, been off for a...

Sorry for the delayed reply, been off for a while.....

That is my only complaint with the People S 250.

I plan on doing a seat MOD before spring. Something like this:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,169
Posted By ScootGuy
:rofl Thanks Knighthawk! I have never seen...

:rofl

Thanks Knighthawk! I have never seen that and I love it! I needed a good laugh!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,169
Posted By ScootGuy
or feels safer keeping both hands on the bars...

or feels safer keeping both hands on the bars where they belong if you havn't riden long or feel unsafe riding with one hand?
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,218
Posted By ScootGuy
What is even more amazing is, they work! :) ...

What is even more amazing is, they work! :)

Takes a bit of work to get them to work, and stay working, but for the cost, it is a pretty good deal for anyone that can turn a wrench and work on...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,218
Posted By ScootGuy
Sure they are, when you take all that gear off,...

Sure they are, when you take all that gear off, where do you put yours?

I put ALL mine under my seat. I do not have to lug a helmet, gloves, and a jacket around anywhere with me when I ride my...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,218
Posted By ScootGuy
I ride both and am spoiled with all the storage...

I ride both and am spoiled with all the storage and better MPG of my scooters now.

I still love driving both, but, if I need to take more than a helmet and a few other things, I find myself...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,169
Posted By ScootGuy
funny, I ride both and have always waved and get...

funny, I ride both and have always waved and get waves back from most, I have seen a few messages on the scooter boards saying they don't feel safe enough to take both hands off the bars.


OTOH,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,761
Posted By ScootGuy
I got this one for $2000 with just under 5000...

I got this one for $2000 with just under 5000 miles on it, it serves me very well, short or long trips.

http://www.timtaylor.net/Scooter/Photos/NH_WS_001.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,061
Posted By ScootGuy
An impact wrench?

An impact wrench?
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,023
Posted By ScootGuy
Thanks for the windshield and mounting! It...

Thanks for the windshield and mounting!

It looks great Mark!!! :)

Hope you get your heat going and get them carbs done.
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,023
Posted By ScootGuy
This is what I use in my 2 stall garage, have 2...

This is what I use in my 2 stall garage, have 2 of them, works good as long as the temp doesn't drop below 30, if so, I have a couple small floor ceramic heaters I use also when it is real cold, but,...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-11-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,185
Posted By ScootGuy
Kymco Scooter Service & Parts Manuals

I have been collecting PDF manuals for my personal library and have decided to share by posting them on my personal site.

These are totally spam free and are PDF format. I have 32 Kymco manuals at...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-10-2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,112
Posted By ScootGuy
Maybe they will be in the US in 2009, from what...

Maybe they will be in the US in 2009, from what most of the experts are saying, it is pretty much garenteed gas prices will be $5.00 a gallon by the end of summer 2009......
Forum: Battle scooters 12-08-2008, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,190
Posted By ScootGuy
I have been waiting for the I700 myself. :(:

I have been waiting for the I700 myself. :(:
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,594
Posted By ScootGuy
Great ride report! :1drink Looking forward...

Great ride report! :1drink

Looking forward to your next adventure report!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-04-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,507
Posted By ScootGuy
Thanks for that link, I am impressed. :thumb

Thanks for that link, I am impressed. :thumb
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,507
Posted By ScootGuy
Sorry, can't help you with your questions...

Sorry, can't help you with your questions directly about the Honda Helix, but, from everything I have heard they are a solid bike, I am sure you will get some replys from Helix owners on this.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By ScootGuy
Wow, they did a nice job, looks really nice! :) ...

Wow, they did a nice job, looks really nice! :)

I like the black with red rims!
Forum: Battle scooters 11-30-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,398
Posted By ScootGuy
Your best bet is to find an old seat that is beat...

Your best bet is to find an old seat that is beat up but has the foam, something like this:...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-29-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,261
Posted By ScootGuy
Not necessarily... He may just need to repack...

Not necessarily... He may just need to repack them with grease.... :rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 11-20-2008, 03:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,518
Posted By ScootGuy
Hope these links may help: ...

Hope these links may help:

http://www.garnersclassicscooters.com/vespa_parts_voltage_regulators.html...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-18-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,617
Posted By ScootGuy
Check out this site:...

Check out this site: http://scootdawg.proboards59.com/

Lots of good info and great guys there. Most everyone there has a Chinese scooter and you will here all the Good, Bad, and Ugly on them. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-14-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,693
Posted By ScootGuy
I use the Mix-Mizer, around $3 at Walmart. ...

I use the Mix-Mizer, around $3 at Walmart.

http://www.torcavettes.com/tech/clutch/MixMizerSyringe.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 11-12-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By ScootGuy
In my Kymco People S 250 I use the 80w 90 in my...

In my Kymco People S 250 I use the 80w 90 in my gear box, and 10w 40 mobile 1 sythetic in the engine.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-12-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By ScootGuy
This just came up again in the Yahoo Kymco forum...

This just came up again in the Yahoo Kymco forum "kymcoscooterforum" and yes, you have to either have the dealer do the first PDI, or, you can do it and the dealer must inspect it.

Failure to do...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-11-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By ScootGuy
I don't have the 500, I have the people S 250,...

I don't have the 500, I have the people S 250, the screen is easy on it.

On the bottom of the engine beside the oil drain bolt is another bolt, you take it off and it and the screen comes out, you...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-11-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,761
Posted By ScootGuy
I guess it depends if you want to ride 99% of the...

I guess it depends if you want to ride 99% of the time and work on it 1% of the time, or if you want to work on it 60% of the time and ride it 40% of the time (and I am being real generous with them...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-04-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,533
Posted By ScootGuy
I have never had one, but, from everything I have...

I have never had one, but, from everything I have read, no where near the quality of Kymco or SYM.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-04-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,711
Posted By ScootGuy
Amazing! what a great group of people! I am glad...

Amazing! what a great group of people! I am glad to have stumbled onto this thread! :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 11-03-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By ScootGuy
For $49, you can get the new one and clean the...

For $49, you can get the new one and clean the old one, when you have time to mess with it, then put it on the shelve incase you need it one day. :)
Forum: Battle scooters 11-03-2008, 03:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,914
Posted By ScootGuy
Nice scoot! Glad you found something to keep you...

Nice scoot! Glad you found something to keep you on 2 wheels and something that the wife can enjoy also!

I like the big wheels also and I went for the Kymco People S 250, looks similar to your new...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-30-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,533
Posted By ScootGuy
I can't coment on the 150cc, I have a people S...

I can't coment on the 150cc, I have a people S 250, but, I agree it is miles ahead of the Chinese scooters, and the dealer network is NOT lacking. Maybe compaired to Honda, with a dealer on ever...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-22-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,698
Posted By ScootGuy
Sounds like my riding, getting lost on country...

Sounds like my riding, getting lost on country roads is my favorite past time! :)

I would suggest the Kymco People S 250 (http://www.kymcousa.com/showroom/scooters/peopleS250/index.html) or the...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-15-2008, 03:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,878
Posted By ScootGuy
Well, since it is only a mock-up, we can hope...

Well, since it is only a mock-up, we can hope they would change that somewhere during the design phase......
Forum: Battle scooters 10-12-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By ScootGuy
I would not suggest getting anything with a motor...

I would not suggest getting anything with a motor and running it 100% for any sustaned time.

I would suggest a 150cc or even a 200cc if you plan on riding it at that speed for any extended time....
Forum: Battle scooters 10-09-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,063
Posted By ScootGuy
Not exactly what you are looking for, but, some...

Not exactly what you are looking for, but, some of them may be close enough for you.....

http://www.bagandcover.com/productlist.htm

http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/ortlieb.asp
...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,966
Posted By ScootGuy
Personaly, I liked the People S 250, and that is...

Personaly, I liked the People S 250, and that is what I got.

I would suggest you try both before desiding, if comfort is a factor.

As far as mods go, you will probaly spend more money and be...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-05-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,117
Posted By ScootGuy
If they made it convertable so you could pop it...

If they made it convertable so you could pop it off, it wouldn't be too bad.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-03-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,049
Posted By ScootGuy
I do not have one, but, know others that do, the...

I do not have one, but, know others that do, the buddy would be a very good scooter.

Also, if you have a dealer for Kymco, take a look at the People S 125. Another very good scooter.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-01-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,079
Posted By ScootGuy
What? you don't like green? Then how about...

What? you don't like green?

Then how about these?

http://www.pickyourshoes.com/casual/adidas_stan_smith_safety_org_khaki.htm
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