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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By Howzit
Sounds like heat-seize. As kids we'd hop up our...

Sounds like heat-seize. As kids we'd hop up our 50cc's. Carbs, sprockets, exhaust, head-kits, just about anything to get them to go fast. We'd be lucky if we could ride them for 6 miles/10km's flat...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 64,752
Posted By Howzit
New Tag

Zombie House, Haunted Mansion, Dilapidated or Burned dwelling.

http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k575/HowzitUSA/Roni_zpsm2gxfzja.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 64,752
Posted By Howzit
Tag

My Guitar Gently Weeps

http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k575/HowzitUSA/My%20Guitar_zpsoz9wgv8b.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,778
Posted By Howzit
Great job Jim. How's the scoot holding up?

Great job Jim. How's the scoot holding up?
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Howzit
Thanks Paul. will do. My nephew who rode many...

Thanks Paul. will do. My nephew who rode many miles on a Zuma 125 says the Agility 125 seems equal in most respects.

I have no illusions to this being as reliable as a Yamaha but time will...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,028
Posted By Howzit
You purchased a used bike and rode it for 200...

You purchased a used bike and rode it for 200 miles without changing the fluids? (even though the seller said it was good until the next service at 6000 miles). You then rode it to the shop to check...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Howzit
No idea of the history of this house. Here in...

No idea of the history of this house. Here in Iowa many farm houses are built into the ground for heating & cooling plus tornado protection. After the Cuban missile crisis some people may have...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Howzit
Here are pics of the DERBI GPR 50 My...

Here are pics of the DERBI GPR 50

My daughters bike
http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k575/HowzitUSA/Derbi_zpsvhk4viyi.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Howzit
Thumb New 2013 Kymco Agility 125

My daily bike is a BMW R1200GS but no stable is complete without a couple of scooters (ZX50, Agility 125 & Derbi 50 GPR).

On Friday I picked up my 2nd Kymco, (my other is a ZX50), a new 2013...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,726
Views: 1,448,601
Posted By Howzit
I just picked this up for my daughter. A 2004...

I just picked this up for my daughter. A 2004 Kymco ZX50 with 2500 miles for $750.00. Runs great. Gotta love a 2 stroke! :thumb


...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 20,325
Posted By Howzit
5 years today - You are missed. A tribute...

5 years today - You are missed.

A tribute posted today by his brother and my friend James:

"Five years have passed since you left us to live your dream and race the Paris Dakar.
It feels...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-22-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 175,202
Posted By Howzit
1985 Honda CH250 Elite - NY & 1993 Honda Helix FS - NY

1985 Honda CH250 Elite - NY (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=709165)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/esop/elite%20250/elite008.jpg

1993 Honda Helix FS - NY...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,979
Posted By Howzit
+1. JM would enjoy digging into this....

+1. JM would enjoy digging into this. ...crosslink HERE (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=672214) :lol3



...listen to your wife! :deal
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,216
Posted By Howzit
<iframe title="YouTube video player" width="640"...

<iframe title="YouTube video player" width="640" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Ytdw_qMBVb8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 125,536
Posted By Howzit
I'm lovin this madcap adventure. Great stuff. ...

I'm lovin this madcap adventure. Great stuff.



BTW, the Serenity Quote was adopted by the AA as it's prayer in 1941. It was written by Reinhold Niebuhr (June 21, 1892 June 1, 1971). It was a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 150,409
Posted By Howzit
Great story - Keep it coming! :thumb ...I...

Great story - Keep it coming! :thumb

...I grouped the episodes: Introduction (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13949151&postcount=1) -Episode 1...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 28,484
Posted By Howzit
Craigslist Finds - Scooters

1970 honda trail 70/ct70 nice look - $1075 (jewell,iowa) (http://desmoines.craigslist.org/mcy/2263125981.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/3n43k03l95T55X25R5b3d05c67ef905b013a3.jpg...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 200,708
Posted By Howzit
1978 Enduro 100 Yamaha - $600 (Pella)

1978 Enduro 100 Yamaha - $600 (Pella) (http://desmoines.craigslist.org/mcy/2246643585.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/3n43ka3o45Y05T45W5b34707c3a63356419d2.jpg...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 200,708
Posted By Howzit
1970 honda trail 70/ct70 nice look - $1075 (jewell,iowa)

1970 honda trail 70/ct70 nice look - $1075 (jewell,iowa) (http://desmoines.craigslist.org/mcy/2263125981.html)

<HR>http://images.craigslist.org/3n43k03l95T55X25R5b3d05c67ef905b013a3.jpg...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 200,708
Posted By Howzit
MINT 1992 Yamaha XT600E - $2400 (Lockridge)

MINT 1992 Yamaha XT600E 3000 miles - $2400 (Lockridge) (http://ottumwa.craigslist.org/mcy/2244082578.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/3k53m83pa5Y25Z45P0b32c94272a07fe01138.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-09-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,584
Posted By Howzit
Ah, the big kid :thumb

Ah, the big kid :thumb
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,772
Posted By Howzit
So far 2 scoots in this thread have caught my...

So far 2 scoots in this thread have caught my attention: The Yahama T135LC 4-stroke. With Yamaha's awesome High Pressure Diret Injection 2-stroke outboard motors it would be sweet to see a T125HPDI &...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,584
Posted By Howzit
...so what scoot did you get your kid?

...so what scoot did you get your kid?
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,584
Posted By Howzit
My mistake (corrected), I misquoted the top...

My mistake (corrected), I misquoted the top speed. Also, will have to check if the top speed of 30mph needs to be on the manufacturers certificate of origin for vehicles manufactured before 2006 or...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,584
Posted By Howzit
In Iowa, prior to 2006 any 50cc was classed a...

In Iowa, prior to 2006 any 50cc was classed a moped. Since then any "bike/trike" that is certified by the manufacturer to not exceed 30mph is classed as a moped.

The Derbi they have on the floor...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-07-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,584
Posted By Howzit
Eh? Derbi GPR Replica - Moped!!!

I was checking out Zuma 50 for my 14 year old and the dealer has a Derbi GPR Replica 50 for sale - says he can register it as a moped! WOAH! :D
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-05-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 429,741
Posted By Howzit
Pella, Iowa. 05 R1200GS. Family ride the...

Pella, Iowa. 05 R1200GS. Family ride the KDX200, CRF230, DRZ125L, KLX110, XR50 & KDX50 at Iowa DNC parks.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-26-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,547
Posted By Howzit
http://www.bikeweb.com/files/images/2upsmileaction...

http://www.bikeweb.com/files/images/2upsmileactionweb_5845-1228.preview.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 10-10-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 89,689
Posted By Howzit
Any updates from new owners - how are they...

Any updates from new owners - how are they holding up?

I would also like to know about the 50cc.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-10-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,190
Posted By Howzit
Went to check out a 82 Suzuki FZ50 yesterday

For a moped that is almost 30 years old it was in fair nick and ran well. A good price at $400 but there was a catch: By mistake it has been registered as a motorcycle and in Iowa I don't think it...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,533
Posted By Howzit
Anyone else use the BIKEZ.com...

Anyone else use the BIKEZ.com (http://www.bikez.com/category/index.php?category=11) and their scooter (http://www.bikez.com/mopeds/index.php) comparison tool?

...the Zuma...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,533
Posted By Howzit
Yamaha Vino looks sweet! ...

Yamaha Vino looks sweet!

http://www.bikez.com/pictures/yamaha/2005/21122_0_1_2_vino%20classic_Image%20credits%20-%20Yamaha.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,533
Posted By Howzit
I had not even thought of Piaggio or Aprilia....

I had not even thought of Piaggio or Aprilia. They make great scooters!

Piaggio Fly 50
http://www.bikez.com/pictures/piaggio/2006/22837_0_1_2_fly%2050%202t_Image%20credits%20-%20Piaggio.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,533
Posted By Howzit
I'm a Yamaha fan but I do like Kymco. Super...

I'm a Yamaha fan but I do like Kymco.

Super 8 50T
http://www.kymcousa.com/showroom/scooters/super8502t/Super8502T.jpg

Agility 50 (looks like a Zuma)...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,533
Posted By Howzit
Mui loco - I remember stripping down my 79 TS50...

Mui loco - I remember stripping down my 79 TS50 and 82 MT50 and all the joys associated with those. A non-running Zuma may be fun. (I can just see my daughter wrenching on her moped) :D

...a...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,533
Posted By Howzit
CPI GTR is cool but does not qualify as a moped...

CPI GTR is cool but does not qualify as a moped (too fast) :D

Iowa Age Limit "Persons age 14 through 15 must be issued a moped permit, but must first complete a moped rider education course...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,533
Posted By Howzit
Honda Ruckus

Room for a Ruckus anyone?

http://www.besportier.com/archives/2009-honda-ruckus-review.jpg

Honda Metro
http://www.travelizmo.com/archives/honda-metropolitan-scooter-2009.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,533
Posted By Howzit
Tomos Mopeds

Anyone have experience with Tomos mopeds? Made in Europe. Tomos Mopeds (http://www.tomosusa.com/pages/modellen)

Tomos Arrow (reminds me of a Honda Express)...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,533
Posted By Howzit
Question Mopeds - What's out there for a 14 year old?

My daughter turns 14 in a couple of months and I'm leaning towards a Yamaha Zuma 50 being a 2 smoke Japanese and all. Hard to kill and has enough pep to get around.

Any other recommendations out...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,489
Posted By Howzit
...gotta love it when someone gets so stoked on...

...gotta love it when someone gets so stoked on their bike :clap

Happy trails mate (and buy a stuffed toy to stick behind your windshield) :D
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