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Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By Dabears
Stella is indeed the same as the LML Star, and...

Stella is indeed the same as the LML Star, and looks similar to the PX but is an Indian import.

If you have a legit 22,000 miles on your Stella, for goodness sake quit thinking about it and get...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 63,716
Posted By Dabears
We did actually, but it seems like it was only...

We did actually, but it seems like it was only for one or two years as they transitioned to the BV350 immediately after. You find them on Craigslist/SearchTempest occasionally, but they are very...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,219
Posted By Dabears
Mine starts fine in weather far colder than...

Mine starts fine in weather far colder than anything I prefer to ride in. FI is indeed fantastic, but don't let that be your stumbling block if the HD200 ergonomics suit you.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,274
Posted By Dabears
I'm running a Versahaul with a SYM HD 200 on the...

I'm running a Versahaul with a SYM HD 200 on the back of a Sprinter 3500 motorhome (Winnebago View). I've got a 500# tongue weight/ 5,000 lbs tow rating and with the SYM I can certainly feel it...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 761
Posted By Dabears
If you guys get over in the Atlanta or North...

If you guys get over in the Atlanta or North Georgia area let me know.

Now that I'm retired (2 weeks in) I understand I should have time for riding. Hasn't happened yet, but hope it will soon. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 35,103
Posted By Dabears
Awesome! Glad you made it back fine- sounds like...

Awesome! Glad you made it back fine- sounds like your trip planning was a success. I look forward to your pictures and any observations you have about the SYM on your trip. Welcome to the world of...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By Dabears
Keep up updated on how this gets resolved. Have...

Keep up updated on how this gets resolved. Have not heard of front bearings being an issue; assume you mean steering head not wheel, correct?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By Dabears
Thumb :thumb Pictures and a write up when you get...

:thumb

Pictures and a write up when you get it please!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By Dabears
Thanks, really enjoyed that. The BV is...

Thanks, really enjoyed that.

The BV is awesome, and for me would be one of the best options for a do it all scooter.

Love the white, and the clean look without the ugly DOT turn signals...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 35,103
Posted By Dabears
20 inches. The hook is a thick poly plastic, and...

20 inches. The hook is a thick poly plastic, and very sturdy, but not sure I would be comfortable hanging the weight of a gallon of fuel from it. It's no issue if the lower portion of the bag is...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By Dabears
That's good news for you. My dealer only...

That's good news for you.

My dealer only stocks a few parts, but I believe if I'm willing to wait he'd be ok ordering via Alliance. They have noted challenges getting orders filled before, but...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 35,103
Posted By Dabears
Storage on the HD200 is a weak point. No front...

Storage on the HD200 is a weak point. No front compartment, and only a small area under the seat. The bag hook is very good, so that is mostly what I use ( I have not opted for a top case). You...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,349
Posted By Dabears
It's built to drive sales where tiered licensing...

It's built to drive sales where tiered licensing exists. In the U.S. there doesn't seem to be a tangible benefit to a 125 that performs better than a 150.

I think Klaviator is spot on, bringing...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 31,194
Posted By Dabears
If you were actually riding at -16F you should...

If you were actually riding at -16F you should seriously get an award or counseling. Hope it's a Canadian translation error!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,426,615
Posted By Dabears
Welcome! Awesome GTI!!

Welcome! Awesome GTI!!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,497
Posted By Dabears
You go girl! Just know that with all those bikes...

You go girl! Just know that with all those bikes something will need servicing, upgrading or fixing 100% of the time.

I have 2 scooters, 1 motorcycle, 2 cars and a motor home, and I could pretty...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By Dabears
Welcome! Post a few pictures when you can. Glad...

Welcome! Post a few pictures when you can. Glad we've got another one over in the world of scooters!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By Dabears
Looks very cool. I know nothing about...

Looks very cool. I know nothing about Lambretta's but I'm anxious to follow your build.

FYI over on the 'not so modern' section of Modern Vespa are some guys that are well versed on...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,616
Posted By Dabears
Beautiful Scooter! Looks like spring is late...

Beautiful Scooter! Looks like spring is late coming to the parkway. We're green and the shrubs are blooming here in Atlanta, but of course that's by law; it's Masters week:rofl

Did you do a swap...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By Dabears
That's cool that your issue was just a torn...

That's cool that your issue was just a torn intake manifold. Those Hondas just seem to be near indestructible. Let us know how it runs when you get the new part in.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-05-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 35,103
Posted By Dabears
Good man. They're pricey, but you will regret not...

Good man. They're pricey, but you will regret not having bought some years ago. Have a great trip and enjoy your SYM.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 35,103
Posted By Dabears
As long as you bring multiple straps to try...

As long as you bring multiple straps to try different securing methods you should be ok, even if it's not the most elegant solution. I do highly recommend Rok Straps rather than bungees, as they are...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 35,103
Posted By Dabears
These dimensions are somewhat subjective as very...

These dimensions are somewhat subjective as very little of what you've requested are consistent from one point to another, but I will give you what I just measured on mine:
1) rack- front end edge...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-01-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,497
Posted By Dabears
Wow! Seems like every time I log in there's a...

Wow! Seems like every time I log in there's a new bike coming home in the back of your car! Congrats on your new Trail 90! Looking forward to the updates on getting it all sorted.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-31-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Dabears
That's awesome! What a cool thing for tooling...

That's awesome! What a cool thing for tooling around in Florida! I'm impressed!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-31-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,667
Posted By Dabears
Hudd, FYI, Dirtpatch's last post was 8/29/2011,...

Hudd, FYI, Dirtpatch's last post was 8/29/2011, so don't hold your breath looking for him to answer. Now someone else that's a current poster here might have some insight for you. Just didn't want...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-31-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By Dabears
I'm 59, and up until now I thought I considered...

I'm 59, and up until now I thought I considered myself pretty well informed.

Can someone enlighten me on what 'hooning' is? Sounds like what we used to do in high school when we'd drop trou'...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-31-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,118
Posted By Dabears
Just Damn. Forget the Tmax man, give her a...

Just Damn. Forget the Tmax man, give her a Ferarri. Or two!

Edit- Hey, you're not Ewan Mcgregor or Liam Neeson by any chance?
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Dabears
Great Pictures Cheryl! Looks like you had a...

Great Pictures Cheryl! Looks like you had a fantastic ride. Thanks for sharing all the shots.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-29-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6,063
Views: 292,879
Posted By Dabears
Red- Hope you look up the graves of the group...

Red- Hope you look up the graves of the group from the Bisbee Massacre in Tombstone.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bisbee_Massacre
Forum: Battle scooters 03-28-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 294,985
Posted By Dabears
With all that white stuff piled up outside I...

With all that white stuff piled up outside I can't imagine they're moving much iron at this point.

Might be a good time to snatch one up before the thaw when guys thoughts turn to two wheelin'!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-28-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,451
Posted By Dabears
Oh man, that is terrible! I figured Canadians...

Oh man, that is terrible! I figured Canadians would be better behaved. And you hardly had a chance to ride it. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-27-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 7,876
Posted By Dabears
Congrats- You did great following through all...

Congrats- You did great following through all the steps in the CA gauntlet.

Now go out and enjoy that thing and give us a ride report!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-27-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Dabears
That sucks. Sorry for your loss man, especially...

That sucks. Sorry for your loss man, especially after the effort you've been putting in it to get it road worthy. Hope it turns up with minimal damage.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-27-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,616
Posted By Dabears
I guess I am a bit surprised at the black & white...

I guess I am a bit surprised at the black & white responses about ABS and scooters.

When I posted this thread I expected a bit more of the middle ground where ABS was desired on maxi scooters,...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By Dabears
Same here, unless it's the type of intersection...

Same here, unless it's the type of intersection where visibility is so good there's zero risk of encountering a car from the left/right, in which case I'll proceed straight through after the lights...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By Dabears
Wow- a Steampunk 3 wheeler- who'd a thunk it? ...

Wow- a Steampunk 3 wheeler- who'd a thunk it?

Not sure what this is for exactly, but will be interesting to follow it's future...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,870
Posted By Dabears
It would eliminate it from being carried using...

It would eliminate it from being carried using the Versahaul on back of my RV. That said, I will admit I could see this filling the gap once I man up and admit I need to dump my GS for something...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 7,876
Posted By Dabears
You are making such great progress on your CT110....

You are making such great progress on your CT110. Congrats.

Oh, and I am so jonesing for your VW. Had a '68 that I loved dearly but traded for a brief passionate affair with a '72 Camaro.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By Dabears
Can't help you with your questions, but do want...

Can't help you with your questions, but do want to say that's an impressive beast! Looks to be in great shape. Congrats on your score- Hopefully you can get the issues quickly sorted.

Have not...
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