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Forum: Battle scooters 02-13-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,473
Posted By Somerled
I ride both a motorcycle and a couple of scoots....

I ride both a motorcycle and a couple of scoots. I freely admit I like my Honda Silverwing best. Although labeled a 600 it actually has 582cc for power and it's crazy fast - especially since I added...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-04-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,386
Posted By Somerled
Ooooh So very different! NOT! The Silverwing...

Ooooh So very different! NOT! The Silverwing makes it from 0 to 60 faster than many, many bikes out there and even some sports cars. I fly on mine with ease and cruise on the highway to Arizona...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-01-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,386
Posted By Somerled
What then do you call a Honda Silverwing? Don't...

What then do you call a Honda Silverwing? Don't tell me it's a motorcycle.
Forum: Hacks 09-01-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,403
Posted By Somerled
OMG! You seriously downplayed what you told me...

OMG! You seriously downplayed what you told me about this bike! You are henceforth denied ANY reason to throw stones at me for my bling! Compared to you, my Silverwing is a valley girl next to a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,819
Posted By Somerled
Really nice pics and as usual, a well told tale....

Really nice pics and as usual, a well told tale. I'm envious of the scenery. :shog

This place looks like Afghanistan to me. Sometimes I look outside and it appears I'm still there. :patch

At...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,239
Posted By Somerled
The SYM HD200 won the thing TWICE! Jus'...

The SYM HD200 won the thing TWICE!

Jus' sayin'... :D
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,154
Posted By Somerled
Cushman has a proud history. In WWII they were...

Cushman has a proud history. In WWII they were small and light reliable transport for airborne troops and parachuted with them through France and the low countries on the road to Germany
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-03-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,919
Posted By Somerled
And didn't even mention the Silverwing despite a...

And didn't even mention the Silverwing despite a nice big Honda logo at the upper left of the page. Hmm, there goes that sponsor.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,496
Posted By Somerled
Nice to find this thread of yours Canuman. Nicer...

Nice to find this thread of yours Canuman. Nicer still to see you you enjoying your Beo again. See you soon bro! I fly towards the POP July 2nd.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-17-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,726
Posted By Somerled
Nice job my friend! My '03 had 11,000 on it when...

Nice job my friend! My '03 had 11,000 on it when I bought it in early March. Since then I've put on another 6,000 riding to Tempe and back mostly. I'm catching up to you! :wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,230
Posted By Somerled
I think your last message decides it -...

I think your last message decides it - Silverwing. Parts easily available because it's a Honda, lots of add-ons because of the same. I'll admit to personal bias though. :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 06-11-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,275
Posted By Somerled
Hey! Riding in Afghanistan is alright if you...

Hey! Riding in Afghanistan is alright if you don't mind getting shot at, dodging the occasional IED and don't have a problem bribing the locals to use their bike. :lol3
...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,478
Posted By Somerled
It'd be hard to top this guy. Have to admit I'm a...

It'd be hard to top this guy. Have to admit I'm a bit envious. :lol3

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/7528253/Flame-thrower-scooter-owner-arrested.html
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,942
Posted By Somerled
Thanks, bro. I very much appreciate your honesty....

Thanks, bro. I very much appreciate your honesty. :1drink

I have Dr. Pulleys on my SYM where they really do make a difference and had been told by more than one person that that was the best way...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,942
Posted By Somerled
Thanks for answering, and I will consider it, but...

Thanks for answering, and I will consider it, but two questions:

Why did you remove it?

Where can I get new pins?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-03-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 1,396,862
Posted By Somerled
I have my SYM HD200 in this thread but I guess I...

I have my SYM HD200 in this thread but I guess I didn't think to put the Honda Silverwing I bought back in March up here too until now. I've replaced the windshield with a GIVI 214DT and added a...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-03-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,304
Posted By Somerled
The SYM HD200 won the Scooter Cannonball Race two...

The SYM HD200 won the Scooter Cannonball Race two times in a row. That's cross the whole US of A folks.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-02-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,594
Posted By Somerled
Just thought I'd add I have an HD200 too with 20k...

Just thought I'd add I have an HD200 too with 20k trouble free miles on it. SYMs are well made.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-02-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,075
Posted By Somerled
Since I live on an Army post and have most things...

Since I live on an Army post and have most things I need right here I usually use my SYM HD200 for on post scooting as it has awesome fuel mileage. However, when I shop at the commissary I take the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-02-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,942
Posted By Somerled
J Costa variator for Honda Silverwing WTB?

I've been looking for a J Costa variator for my Silverwing but so far no luck with Google. Some forums have mentioned Scooter Trap but they no longer sell it and now only sell the Polini. Any...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-02-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,507
Posted By Somerled
+1 :thumb As you can see in my sig I have...

+1 :thumb

As you can see in my sig I have both the Silverwing and the HD200. The HD200 is well built and actually more powerful than many sccots rated with more ccs. That's the scoot that won the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,784
Posted By Somerled
Mmm, I have been reading over at the Silerwing...

Mmm, I have been reading over at the Silerwing forum about the J Costa. Appreciate the note. It appears the best performance bump is the J Costa, K and N air filter, and Leo Vince 4Exhaust together....
Forum: Battle scooters 05-30-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,784
Posted By Somerled
Well I appreciate the replies, however, it...

Well I appreciate the replies, however, it appears nobody is taking note of the fact that I'm talking about a 600cc scoot and not a 125cc scoot. That and the exhaust is. Built specifically for the...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By Somerled
Leo Vance 4Road Exhaust

I started a thread on this over at Battle Scooters but so far no interest so I'm hoping the mods won't mind if I post over here too. I'm thinking of adding on one of these to my Honda Silverwing....
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Somerled
+1 :thumb I'm extremely biased I have to...

+1 :thumb

I'm extremely biased I have to admit. New Viper Strykes saved my life a couple years ago and I've been sold on them since. I have them on both scoots.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,784
Posted By Somerled
Leo Vince 4Road exhaust for scooters

I'm seriously considering buying a Leo Vince 4Road Exhaust for my Honda Silverwing 600. Looks like a real nice performance improvement. Has anybody else done this on a Silverwing? Or other scooter? I...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,182
Posted By Somerled
Seems like an awful lot to deal with just to get...

Seems like an awful lot to deal with just to get 16 more mph than Honda's own Silverwing 600. I'm happy enough with mine. I added on my own t-top and saddlebags thanks.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,962
Posted By Somerled
Ha! Once again I go looking for an answer and...

Ha! Once again I go looking for an answer and find you already posted it. Thanks bro! Getting the GIVI for my swing.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,160
Posted By Somerled
+1 ! :thumb

+1 ! :thumb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-23-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 180,600
Posted By Somerled
Taken at the Fort Bliss Military Museum. ...

Taken at the Fort Bliss Military Museum.

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q301/Khan_Noonien_Singh/WWIIside.jpg

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q301/Khan_Noonien_Singh/WWIIUSfront.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-21-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 1,396,862
Posted By Somerled
So THIS is what they mean by a café bike. :lol3

So THIS is what they mean by a café bike. :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10,786
Views: 3,619,160
Posted By Somerled
What I ride. I call them the three and a half...

What I ride. I call them the three and a half horsemen of the apocolypse.

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q301/Khan_Noonien_Singh/TheThreeHorsemen.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,849
Posted By Somerled
My bud, Canuman, tries to remind me that the...

My bud, Canuman, tries to remind me that the throttle has more than one position... WIDE OPEN!! :ricky
Forum: Battle scooters 12-26-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,175
Posted By Somerled
My advice is if you wanna ride off road get an...

My advice is if you wanna ride off road get an off road bike. The Burgman ain't it. I think you'll be very sorry if you try to make it one.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-11-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,754
Posted By Somerled
Mopeds are welcome in this forum. They're grouped...

Mopeds are welcome in this forum. They're grouped together with scooters and, in fact, many people refer to scooters as "mopeds" for some foolish reason. I had a thread going on about that here at...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-05-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,287
Posted By Somerled
My SYM HD200. ...

My SYM HD200.

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q301/Khan_Noonien_Singh/IMG_0190.jpg

Note: Green Mountain Boy flag.

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q301/Khan_Noonien_Singh/IMG_0191.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-05-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,467
Posted By Somerled
Only if it has a SYM motor in it lol.

Only if it has a SYM motor in it lol.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-04-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,467
Posted By Somerled
You got that right, brother. Especially since...

You got that right, brother. Especially since I'll be in Afghanistan when the race is run. Popcorn and IPAs at the finishline stateside beat the hell out of that any day.
But here's to another...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-04-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,467
Posted By Somerled
Oh not me personally, I meant "my scoot" as in...

Oh not me personally, I meant "my scoot" as in the same scoot I ride.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,467
Posted By Somerled
I'll be interested to see if my scoot wins it...

I'll be interested to see if my scoot wins it again.

http://www.sym.com.tw/eng/news/index2.php?mode=detail&id=196&PHPSESSID=8d7ab7912872d593ee70722d83b
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