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Forum: Battle scooters Today, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 760
Posted By creighta
ok, what's up with teachers and scooters? im 35,...

ok, what's up with teachers and scooters? im 35, married, 2 kids, and an also a teacher. i started riding 8 years ago when my father, a retired teacher and principal, brought home a Chinese 150. i...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-01-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,048
Posted By creighta
i don't know much about kymco, but if it is based...

i don't know much about kymco, but if it is based on a gy6 my money is on valve adjustment. i would replaced the spark plug and check the vacuum fuel shutoff if it has one. then adjust those valves,...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-02-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By creighta
went to killboyz yesterday. we stopped at deals...

went to killboyz yesterday. we stopped at deals gap at 8:30 am and the first picture on the website is at 9:57.

only real pic i have is from an overlook on 441. had to stop to get a pic of the...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-31-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By creighta
finally hit the dragon

after several years of talking about it, my dad and i finally took off to pigeon forge area to ride the dragon. we trailered dads silverwing and my majesty down to pigeon forge Sunday and rode out...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-08-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,575
Posted By creighta
i have been wanting to do this too. i just like...

i have been wanting to do this too. i just like scooting better than mc for some reason. there were some vids on a thread a while back of Zuma s being used for mx riding, that would be a good place...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-14-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,339
Posted By creighta
I fell into the exact same decision last year. ...

I fell into the exact same decision last year. The reports on BurgmanUSA dissuaded me from buying. Everything I read ranked the majesty as one of the most reliable scooters made...i have been happy...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,795
Posted By creighta
i would go scooter. the helix or cfmoto clone...

i would go scooter. the helix or cfmoto clone are good choices. imo a 150 may be too small on country roads your 50mph limit will likely mean a 65mph commute. I used a fashion 250 to commute for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,548
Posted By creighta
5 kids, $550, thats gonna be one hell of a...

5 kids, $550, thats gonna be one hell of a vacation
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,710
Posted By creighta
the 300 size is great for rural area. you cant...

the 300 size is great for rural area. you cant go wrong with either bike, I am bias, but fwiw my majesty has been great for our rural area and highway travel and can be found used around the $3000...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By creighta
i am pretty sure that is the same thing harley...

i am pretty sure that is the same thing harley riders say about the shadow riders that say it about the scooterists that are too busy enjoying themselves to give a damn.:clap

welcome aboard, its...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,451
Posted By creighta
did you pick one yet? be sure to ride, not...

did you pick one yet?

be sure to ride, not just set on them. i hated the majesty when i set on it, but love the seat once i rode it.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-06-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,604
Posted By creighta
we have ridden several miles of dirt and gravel...

we have ridden several miles of dirt and gravel on maxi-scoots(silverwing, majesty, and a helix) but never any steep hills or ruts like most fire roads. even on good solid bikes they sound like they...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-06-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By creighta
that video may very well have answered the...

that video may very well have answered the question! i was leaning toward a Zuma 50 already.
also found this, but chinese.......
Forum: Battle scooters 05-05-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By creighta
perfect bike for that area. you can run any...

perfect bike for that area. you can run any errand you need on that one and keep up with legal speeds in the burbs.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-05-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By creighta
where we are i was running equipment up this same...

where we are i was running equipment up this same stretch when i was eight. speed isnt major issue, only going a mile or so but 20mph is too slow; would like 45mph. the mopeds we have are actual...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By creighta
thought about the skyteam, i have been watching...

thought about the skyteam, i have been watching the thread on here trying to get an idea of durability on those.

i have worked on an eton 50cc and also did carb work on a zuma 50, but wass wanting...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-01-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By creighta
what about the little ones

we started a businesses that is a mile from our house. i have couple mopeds, but think i need something faster to get between the two places. the ride is one mile, two steep hills, country backroad...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By creighta
Damn! And according to the sticker you can't...

Damn! And according to the sticker you can't even let your dog in there to lick it up.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-27-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By creighta
someone wanted this

There was a thread a while back about finding a helix. Doesn't get any better than this but my wife says no. HELL NO! Actually

http://cincinnati.craigslist.org/mcy/3767650092.html
Forum: Battle scooters 04-27-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,341
Posted By creighta
Remember people used to be afraid of Japanese...

Remember people used to be afraid of Japanese cars too.

IMO the good reliable Chinese bikes come from a dealer that put them together and checked them out first. They are crated with yellow...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,280
Posted By creighta
I wish my dog would ride on the scooter with me. ...

I wish my dog would ride on the scooter with me. That would be awesome; a fuzzy backrest/windscreen cleaner.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-21-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,280
Posted By creighta
Just caught your location in Sig. What part of E...

Just caught your location in Sig. What part of E KY are you in? Everything in that 23 corridor is full of great scoot tour roads. Have always wanted to ride cross Pine mtn, but never get to take...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-21-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,280
Posted By creighta
For repair/mod gotta be brand specific. For...

For repair/mod gotta be brand specific. For general scoot enthusiast discussion I pretty much stick with adv and maxi-scoots.com

Opposite crowds, but both full of great people.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By creighta
I am not sure about the linhai-yamaha, but the...

I am not sure about the linhai-yamaha, but the 244cc Honda clone through cfmoto is a match. There is info out there, cfmoto contracted with Honda in the last years of the helix. When Honda cut...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By creighta
qt fun

Ten years ago my wife and I bought a couple mopeds at yard sales, a concord xke, and a Yamaha qt50. Here in OH the DMV calls the qt a motorcycle so I couldn't license it....off to the barn it went. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By creighta
I have to defend the cfmoto, I am a big fan of...

I have to defend the cfmoto, I am a big fan of their stuff. My helix clone (08) was rock solid. The local Honda dealer did tires and service on it at 5000mi and the mechanics all commented on the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By creighta
I asked the same question a few months ago, seems...

I asked the same question a few months ago, seems everyone had a different opinion and everyone else was wrong. N the end I went with dunlops on my majesty and they are really solid so far. The...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,451
Posted By creighta
The 400s are hard to beat in either burg or...

The 400s are hard to beat in either burg or majesty (I love my majesty) but if you already have a small scoot I would go silver wing hands down. I ride my dads any chance I get. The twin has a vibe...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,977
Posted By creighta
Gogogordy, nice jacket. What is it? Doesn't look...

Gogogordy, nice jacket. What is it? Doesn't look as bulky as the ones I have been looking at.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,977
Posted By creighta
I was just laughing to myself while reading a...

I was just laughing to myself while reading a ride report. Cool ride with zumas I think, but one rider dressed like he was road racing in all black. I laughed because I imagine most people think I...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By creighta
Have ridden shifts, but keep coming back to...

Have ridden shifts, but keep coming back to maxiscoots for overall versatility. Honda has some appealing new scoots in the 125 to 150 range now that would make great second bikes.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By creighta
Fwiw cfmoto fashion 250 is a great alternative. ...

Fwiw cfmoto fashion 250 is a great alternative. Yes chines, but I put 8000 trouble free miles on mine and had a line wanting to buy it when I put it online at $1200. Many Chinese bikes are crap (...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By creighta
BUY A GOOD HELMET! Don't want to be insulting,...

BUY A GOOD HELMET! Don't want to be insulting, not sure of your experience,but be careful. The helix is a scooter, but will run 80mph so it is still dangerous as a sport bike. I had a student...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By creighta
One of my helixes took to overheating once. Mine...

One of my helixes took to overheating once. Mine was a broken water pump, sounds bad but not terrible to fix. If the 150 is similar and you changed coolant you probably have an air lock in the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-29-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,902
Posted By creighta
Check out cfmoto fashion 250. Yes, Chinese but...

Check out cfmoto fashion 250. Yes, Chinese but reliable, 247cc, 70mpg, 78mph, storage, water cooled, and Honda parts fit so service is not a problem.

IMO, I would buy a pcx 150. Our dealer...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By creighta
Is it just me or is part of the fun in having a...

Is it just me or is part of the fun in having a scooter getting made fun of for having a scooter?
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By creighta
Overlooked thus far: happy birthday. Reminds...

Overlooked thus far: happy birthday.

Reminds me of cbollings watch:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By creighta
Buy it. Only gets about 55mpg, can't say...

Buy it. Only gets about 55mpg, can't say anything else negative about the swing. Great all round bike.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-24-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,279
Posted By creighta
Congratulations and condolences. Congrats on the...

Congratulations and condolences. Congrats on the satisfaction of figuring it out.
Condolences on the fact that you now have a scooter. They are addictive, especially the 150s. Fwiw don't let the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,279
Posted By creighta
Can't tell much about the thing in the second...

Can't tell much about the thing in the second green circle from the pic, see the valve cover and vac line. Is the other cracked line to the fuel tank? Does this bike have remote start?

Either...
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