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Forum: Battle scooters 07-05-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,723
Posted By Ken OBSC
:lol3:lol3 Doesn't hold a candle to my 1966...

:lol3:lol3

Doesn't hold a candle to my 1966 Corvair Convertible, now sadly listed in the Gear forum. :cry



http://home.roadrunner.com/~kwildman/VERT.jpg

A generation of GM cars were...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,716
Posted By Ken OBSC
Wow! I bought one new for my son for his paper...

Wow! I bought one new for my son for his paper route around that time. List was under $400. I sold it 1 or 3 years later for around $375.

:lol3

Really nice little bike.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,808
Posted By Ken OBSC
I had a Monarch Twin back in the late 50's. Belt...

I had a Monarch Twin back in the late 50's. Belt drive to a large (~20 inch) pulley on the rear wheel. It was mounted on a Schwinn bike with the spring front fork.

Not mine but very similar.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 270,008
Posted By Ken OBSC
:hmmmmm Protecting her least valuable asset.

:hmmmmm

Protecting her least valuable asset.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-01-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,218
Posted By Ken OBSC
Pick-up bed? Don't be a wuss.

Pick-up bed?

Don't be a wuss.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 617
Posted By Ken OBSC
Link to 1981 Vespa P200 FS

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=859201


:ricky
Forum: Battle scooters 01-29-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,145
Posted By Ken OBSC
Do I have a scoot for him... ...

Do I have a scoot for him...


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=859201


:D
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,451
Posted By Ken OBSC
For very cool and very stable, consider a Piaggio...

For very cool and very stable, consider a Piaggio MP3 500. It's also known in Europe as the Fuoco 500.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Goa_HYPJKKU"...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,113
Posted By Ken OBSC
Only need one, a Piaggio MP3-500.

Only need one, a Piaggio MP3-500.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 161,804
Posted By Ken OBSC
A mural on my travelr. ...

A mural on my travelr.


http://home.roadrunner.com/~kwildman/2.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 06-14-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,525
Posted By Ken OBSC
Thanks. :thumb I've been on the ModernVespa...

Thanks. :thumb

I've been on the ModernVespa forum since 2009 and read mostly the MP3 sub-forum. I'm familiar with most of the issues and understand the confusions some have with regard to...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,525
Posted By Ken OBSC
Came across this Point-of-view YouTube based on...

Came across this Point-of-view YouTube based on an MP3 - 250 over on Modern Vespa.

Pretty cool.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/sPiO9qurN7I" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-05-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,902
Posted By Ken OBSC
For sheer scooter experience nothing beats a...

For sheer scooter experience nothing beats a vintage Vespa.

I just happen to have one for sale. :D

I bought it new and it's in excellent condition. Lots of unique features and only around...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-02-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,044
Posted By Ken OBSC
Have you considered a vintage Vespa? My 1981...

Have you considered a vintage Vespa?

My 1981 P200 is still available. It's been well-maintained since I bought it new in '81. Not a cookie-cutter, it's a classic that can carry 2 comfortably up...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,033
Posted By Ken OBSC
Actually, no one really cares if you are...

Actually, no one really cares if you are convinced or not. People respond to this nonsense out of a sense of compassion for those crippled by baseless faith and disadvantaged education.

The vast...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,033
Posted By Ken OBSC
I don't think you'll make much headway here. ...

I don't think you'll make much headway here. There are several cognitive errors that are aligned in what's being posted.

1. A deep suspicion and contempt for education.
2. A willingness to...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,411
Posted By Ken OBSC
Don't be afraid of "old". Nothing beats the...

Don't be afraid of "old". Nothing beats the class of a vintage Vespa and if you're only 70 miles from San Diego then you have at least 4 repair centers according to Google.

Doesn't this scoot...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,453
Posted By Ken OBSC
NYC is not the capital of NY but it is the...

NYC is not the capital of NY but it is the biggest city.

BTW, those are great pictures. Several years ago I attended the Cinnci Rallys two years in a row.

At one rally we were led to a very...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,033
Posted By Ken OBSC
:rolleyes So, just what is your point...

:rolleyes



So, just what is your point other than to counter science with political ideology?

BTW, you might look up the term "inverter". :wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 05-12-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,033
Posted By Ken OBSC
Well, you read it in Wiki. Apparently you didn't...

Well, you read it in Wiki. Apparently you didn't understand what you read. :evil

Here's the commentary about the documents. I've taken the liberty of highlighting the parts you had difficulty...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-12-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,033
Posted By Ken OBSC
Interesting point of view. Is all science...

Interesting point of view. Is all science political, or is this a new phenomenon? How does this work? Is Atomic Energy just a figment of Roosevelt's politics? Was the moon walk just performed on...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-12-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,033
Posted By Ken OBSC
Total bullshit. But I found your picture on...

Total bullshit.

But I found your picture on the Internet.

http://home.roadrunner.com/~kwildman/tinfoil.jpg

You might want to think about who would finance this research if the government...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,437
Posted By Ken OBSC
Think elegant vintage. :D ...

Think elegant vintage.

:D


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=766023&highlight=p200


:wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,033
Posted By Ken OBSC
I guess signs of the times is all about pride in...

I guess signs of the times is all about pride in ignorance.

It's an interesting syndrome. You don't have the knowledge to understand something, so it becomes bullshit in your limited world-view....
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,033
Posted By Ken OBSC
You picked an excellent screen-name. It fits you...

You picked an excellent screen-name. It fits you well.



Too much CO2 makes you INTO plant food.

:deal
Forum: Battle scooters 05-06-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,610
Posted By Ken OBSC
Both the Bajaj and Stella's were originally Vespa...

Both the Bajaj and Stella's were originally Vespa knock-offts. Bajaj was closer to authentic since it was originally an Indian Vespa. Due to Indian law the company manufacturing in India had to be...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,521
Posted By Ken OBSC
Talking You could always consider the elegance of a...

You could always consider the elegance of a vintage Vespa.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18029525&postcount=1



:wink:


Women will swoon at your feet. :D
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,529
Posted By Ken OBSC
They did. :lol3 ...

They did. :lol3

http://home.roadrunner.com/~kwildman/topper.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 03-11-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,453
Posted By Ken OBSC
How's she going to ride that Harley? ...

How's she going to ride that Harley?

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 03-11-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,453
Posted By Ken OBSC
Have you considered the classic elegance of a...

Have you considered the classic elegance of a Vespa P200?

:wink:

It has kick-start and a manual 4-speed transmission, but nothing says scooter like an older Vespa.

Look this one over. :D
...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-19-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Ken OBSC
:eek1 :poser:poser:poser:poser:poser

:eek1




:poser:poser:poser:poser:poser
Forum: Battle scooters 02-18-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 146,604
Posted By Ken OBSC
Whoops.

I forgot about the rules.

I posted about my Vesp P200 in the wrong place. Sorry.

I'll post in FM with more information. <s>a link to the Scootnet ad</s>.

...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-17-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Ken OBSC
Another cool video

It's a commercial from Scooter Works, but it is a nice vintage riding video.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/f-imKaADAZI" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-15-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By Ken OBSC
Fun post. :thumb

Fun post.

:thumb
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,332
Posted By Ken OBSC
A good argument for starting 10 minutes earlier...

A good argument for starting 10 minutes earlier and enjoying 10 minutes more of Scooter Joy.

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 01-14-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,332
Posted By Ken OBSC
Have you considered a classic scooter? ...

Have you considered a classic scooter?

http://home.roadrunner.com/~kwildman/p200a.jpg

This one comes complete with an official Old Bastards Scooter Club decal, an AM-FM radio, a rare King &...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-12-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,217
Posted By Ken OBSC
I did it on the cheap. Took one of the radios my...

I did it on the cheap. Took one of the radios my son's took out of their car to replace with something "better". I bought a cheap short "rubber ducky" antenna, and some cheap "tweeters". Put the...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-18-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,491
Posted By Ken OBSC
Medicare treats Harleys as Approved Testicular...

Medicare treats Harleys as Approved Testicular Replacements.

:thumb


:lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 10-15-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,801
Posted By Ken OBSC
How about ways people load their scooters on...

How about ways people load their scooters on other things?








http://home.roadrunner.com/~kwildman/Roof.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 10-09-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,631
Posted By Ken OBSC
Don't know, but a few years ago they had...

Don't know, but a few years ago they had Scarabeos (sp?)
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