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Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,547
Posted By creighta
for $1500 you could try a Zuma. if you aren't...

for $1500 you could try a Zuma. if you aren't happy with it you will probably be able to get your money back. on the other hand, personally, i loved my 150 and rarely typed 50mph, but the 400 have...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By creighta
ever notice the horn and the starter are...

ever notice the horn and the starter are identical buttons on most bikes, just on different sides?

i used to hit the wrong one all the time. gets a lot of funny looks in a crouded parking lot.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-17-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,074
Posted By creighta
And the new tag is an airport or airplane. ...

And the new tag is an airport or airplane.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/18/e4y9umum.jpg

Sent from my C771 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Battle scooters 06-17-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,074
Posted By creighta
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/18/bysavy8u.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/18/bysavy8u.jpg

Sent from my C771 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Battle scooters 06-17-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,074
Posted By creighta
Sent from my C771 using Tapatalk 2

Sent from my C771 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Battle scooters 06-16-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,074
Posted By creighta
I got this! New brewery in Williamsburg Ohio....

I got this! New brewery in Williamsburg Ohio. Nice people, gave me a tour when I stopped for the picture.

Now I just have to figure out how to upload the picture
Forum: Battle scooters 06-13-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,074
Posted By creighta
damn! i was headed for the ferry today! next...

damn! i was headed for the ferry today! next tag? next tag?:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 06-13-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By creighta
my camera couldn't do night pics for comparison,...

my camera couldn't do night pics for comparison, sorry. the bulb isn't halogen, it has led lights around it and what looks like an led flashlight in the front of the bulb that doesn't rely on the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By creighta
stupid question but is your emergency kill switch...

stupid question but is your emergency kill switch on?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-11-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By creighta
the $5 pump is going to go bad faster than the...

the $5 pump is going to go bad faster than the $40 one, but you could replace it several times for the price. if the bike was bigger i would suggest an electric swap. not sure the 50 puts out enough...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-11-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By creighta
pulse pumps go bad. i have changed several. if...

pulse pumps go bad. i have changed several. if you just stuck on the line nothing is going to happen, you need a vacuum pulse so suck, release, suck.... you get the idea. if it is good you will...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By creighta
jtech led headlight

i picked up an Eton beamer 50cc last week. the headlight was downright dangerous at night maybe 20' visibility. i ordered a jtech 35w led off eBay Friday and installed it this evening. Wow. bright...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,368
Posted By creighta
i think, from the sound of things that you really...

i think, from the sound of things that you really need a Yamaha R6. helmets are a bad idea, also so don't waste time with them just open it up dump the clutch and go as fast as you can up the hill. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-05-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,479
Posted By creighta
i ride a majesdty and love it, but the rear seat...

i ride a majesdty and love it, but the rear seat is too wide and the pillion foot pegs are low so my wife complains about how uncomfortable it is. My dad has a silvering that is a great bike and...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,017
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: 2,611
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: 686
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: 686
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: 3,122
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: 2,696
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: 1,996
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: 2,761
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: 1,828
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: 1,216
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: 2,589
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: 1,738
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: 1,643
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: 916
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: 1,643
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: 1,643
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: 1,643
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: 590
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: 641
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: 1,504
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: 3,481
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: 3,481
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: 3,481
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: 1,473
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: 482
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: 1,473
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...
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