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Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,978
Posted By bigalsmith101
Sweet deal.

2005 honda reflex 250
5000 miles
Runs rides stops
Few scratches from my grandfather dropping it.
Clean title in hand
Asking $1200 obo
http://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/mcy/4931853710.html...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11,055
Views: 2,264,508
Posted By bigalsmith101
Great deal on a scooter

2005 honda reflex 250
5000 miles
Runs rides stops
Few scratches from my grandfather dropping it.
Clean title in hand
Asking $1200 obo
http://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/mcy/4931853710.html...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By bigalsmith101
Found another great deal.

2005 honda reflex 250
5000 miles
Runs rides stops
Few scratches from my grandfather dropping it.
Clean title in hand
Asking $1200 obo
http://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/mcy/4931853710.html...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,004
Posted By bigalsmith101
They are selling the sidecar bike for $1099.95...

They are selling the sidecar bike for $1099.95 Today only. SEEMS CHEAAAAAAPPP!!!!

http://www.saferwholesale.com/110cc-4-Stroke-Retro-Motor-Bike-with-Cargo-Sidecar-p/ice%20-%20monkeyp.htm
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-12-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By bigalsmith101
Speedometer is WAY OFF

Does anyone else experience a speedometer that is WAY optimistic?

I took my scoot on a spirited 40 mile stint on the freeway today at 65+mph. It hummed along at 7200rpm or so the entire time....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-10-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,989
Posted By bigalsmith101
This is behind the DL-1000 ...

This is behind the DL-1000

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18160849&postcount=195
Forum: Battle scooters 03-07-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By bigalsmith101
Wow, great info!

I didn't know that it had combined braking. That is good to know! Yes, I am already hearing the "swishing" sound from the front brake. I was going to ask about that, but you beat me to the punch.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-06-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By bigalsmith101
I found the Dr. Pulley Sliders for $39.99 here:...

I found the Dr. Pulley Sliders for $39.99 here: https://www.buggypartsnw.com/index.php/dr-pulley-products/dr-pulley-slider-weights/150cc-250cc/dr-pulley-slider-weight-23x18-for-250cc.html?___SID=U
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By bigalsmith101
I'm stoked! I've got to call my dad...

I'm stoked!



I've got to call my dad and find out where he stashes the PVC pipe glue. He's a retired plumber. I can nearly guarantee he's got some lying around. That's a great tip. I'll buy...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By bigalsmith101
Pretty happy with them!

Along with the scooters, I got a Honda factory service manual, a owners manual, and a parts catalog. Sweet.

I've took a ride to the Honda dealership and bought some new spark plugs. I asked for...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By bigalsmith101
Mid range torque

So, everyone who rides one of these Reflex's says they are a dog between 20mph-40mph. I've seen this expressed many times.

Can someone point me to a link, page, or description where your guys...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By bigalsmith101
Scooter posse!!!

Just yesterday I made a 450 mile round trip sprint from Everett, WA to Portland, Oregon to snag what I think is a FRICKIN SWEET DEAL on a pair of Honda Reflex Scooters. $2200!!! for the Pair!

I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-01-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11,055
Views: 2,264,508
Posted By bigalsmith101
1997 BMW FS650 - $975 (Tacoma)

http://images.craigslist.org/00S0S_94G0YA3swOd_600x450.jpg

http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/mcy/4912555459.html

For sale: pristine low mileage 1997 first generation BMW FS650.
I bought this...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-27-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,682
Posted By bigalsmith101
There was something else about him ripping...

There was something else about him ripping through the mud in Cambodia on his fat tire bike as well I think.

Having been through Cambodia, I'm pretty damn excited about that idea!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-27-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11,055
Views: 2,264,508
Posted By bigalsmith101
Not "cheap" but hard to find around here.

1995 Suzuki DR350 Dual Sport - $2500 (Kirkland)

http://images.craigslist.org/00r0r_cEv6zw4n5OV_600x450.jpg

Electric start dual sport. I have had the pleasure of owning this bike for the last 16...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-23-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By bigalsmith101
I think XVS504 misspoke when suggesting you can...

I think XVS504 misspoke when suggesting you can add a tooth on the front sprocket to help with the hills. You'd definitely want to drop a tooth on the front.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-23-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,989
Posted By bigalsmith101
I'm going to be the first to call this out. I'm...

I'm going to be the first to call this out. I'm betting on 133lbs when you're finished, and loaded with gear. That shit creeps up on you!

What bike will you tow it with? So far so good!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-16-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,989
Posted By bigalsmith101
HA! This is exactly what I was thinking. If it's...

HA! This is exactly what I was thinking. If it's not enclosed, it'll get dirty! But then again, so would a bag. And you'd have to clean the bag. But NOT if you used Garbage bags. Problem solved.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-09-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11,055
Views: 2,264,508
Posted By bigalsmith101
Cheap XT225 for sale. ...

Cheap XT225 for sale.

http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/mcy/4883722798.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-06-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,395
Posted By bigalsmith101
I've added my voice (email) to the fray and just...

I've added my voice (email) to the fray and just politely asked that she add HB1515 to the committee agenda as well. :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-26-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11,055
Views: 2,264,508
Posted By bigalsmith101
Hahaha

This is fun!

http://portland.craigslist.org/nco/mcy/4862905700.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00m0m_4cIC1kEJvcT_600x450.jpg

Due to broken leg I'm selling 1982 gl1100 ridden weekly has...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11,055
Views: 2,264,508
Posted By bigalsmith101
Honda CT70 Trail Bikes, Ossa, Hodaka Ace 100,...

Honda CT70 Trail Bikes, Ossa, Hodaka Ace 100, many others in container - $500 (My property)

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4859397896.html
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-17-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 11,055
Views: 2,264,508
Posted By bigalsmith101
Could be fun. Cheap Honda CM400

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4852049808.html

CM 400E -- $400 in Ballard, WA
Cool Bike- Needs some attention- Ran 2 years ago has been garaged since. I believe it would take minor tuning...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9,289
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,413,965
Posted By bigalsmith101
WTS or WTT New Fridge for Dual Sport/Scooter

Hey guys,

I'm looking to either trade or sell a brand new fridge.

I'm located in Lake Stevens, WA. 35 miles north of Seattle, 5 minutes east of north Everett.

In terms of a dual sport...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-22-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By bigalsmith101
I wish I had thought of/heard of the trick of...

I wish I had thought of/heard of the trick of using the 6v bulb in place of the fuse before I started my diagnostics.

I was reading a half million other treads and came upon the idea of...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-21-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By bigalsmith101
Just installed brand new battery and fuse.

I fully charged my brand new 6volt battery and installed it in the bike with a new 15amp fuse.

Immediately upon connecting the battery terminals the fuse blew.

Fuses are cheap, so I replaced...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-21-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By bigalsmith101
Tested Rectifier and it tested good

I connected the positive lead of my multimeter to the positive terminal of the rectifier and it read very low resistance.

I reversed the connection and it read high resistance.

Exactly what...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-21-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By bigalsmith101
Electrical gremlin...

Okay, so I tore down my 1974 Suzuki TC100 to the frame, powder coated it, installed a new piston, painted the frame and tank, and reassembled it. Link to the process here:
...
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 174,191
Posted By bigalsmith101
Sent you an email, thanks. --Alex

Sent you an email, thanks.
--Alex
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-05-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By bigalsmith101
I'm one day in to 3 weeks away from home for...

I'm one day in to 3 weeks away from home for work. Won't be posting any photos soon.

I remember wishing exactly the same thing about my TC90.

I've been contemplating finding a good condition...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-05-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By bigalsmith101
The bike, aside from the mirrors, painted side...

The bike, aside from the mirrors, painted side covers and the painted tankm when I got it was indeed original. It even had the original front tire and TUBE before I replaced the front's. The rear had...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-05-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,654
Posted By bigalsmith101
1974 tc100

Just finished a mild cosmetic restore on my 1974 TC100 with my wife.
Link here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012106

Had to put a new piston in it after I smoked the last one....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-05-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By bigalsmith101
Back on the road!

Painting the bike went pretty smoothly. However, I'm brand new to this paining gig, so I managed to over spray a few of the parts and induce paint runs, as well as managed to under spray a few of the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-05-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By bigalsmith101
I've owned a TC90, TS185, TS400, now this TC100....

I've owned a TC90, TS185, TS400, now this TC100. The TC90 I had in college and I rode the hell out of it. It helped me learn all I know about two strokes (though I don't know much), and is the main...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-30-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By bigalsmith101
I'm self employed and work contract jobs. I'm...

I'm self employed and work contract jobs. I'm flying out on Saturday morning for approximately 3 weeks. If I don't get this thing painted, dried, assembled and running again before Friday I risk...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-30-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By bigalsmith101
First step first, prepping the tank for paint. I...

First step first, prepping the tank for paint. I started this approach with the hand sander and 80 grit emery cloth. That worked pretty well but was tough going....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-30-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By bigalsmith101
Blasted and ready for paint

Yesterday was a good day. The Sandblasting shop was open and free of schedule, meaning my parts got blasted nearly immediately.

I'm glad I have a big ass car. It's trunk is massive ('97 Grand...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 106,704
Views: 21,230,735
Posted By bigalsmith101
The handle bar switch from HDB is AWESOME. I had...

The handle bar switch from HDB is AWESOME. I had this same color variation wired to my touring bike I rode to Argentina. Red switch for the heated grip, black for the ADVmonster lights.

I think...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By bigalsmith101
JEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSUUUUUUS. If that...

JEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSUUUUUUS.

If that happened in the garage I'm working in (attached to my parents home), I'd have some very serious issues on hand.

I can't imagine noticing the film of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By bigalsmith101
I accept your bad news with utter glee and...

I accept your bad news with utter glee and happiness......

Actually, there are a couple of Non-Ethanol vending gas stations nearby that I intend to use with this puppy. Got a 40gl tank in the...
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