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Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,001
Posted By rs-mn
The Chinese units don't excite me unless...

The Chinese units don't excite me unless durability/quality improves and parts have better availablity. Are there any 'good' brands of Chinese scooters that are durable and have good parts...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 724,627
Posted By rs-mn
What's the mileage for Valve adjust? My 2007...

What's the mileage for Valve adjust? My 2007 Majesty 400 is every 26,600 miles (42,000 km).
Forum: Battle scooters 06-21-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By rs-mn
Use 87 octane. Scooter motors don't have the...

Use 87 octane. Scooter motors don't have the compression ratio to use higher octanes effectively. 10% Ethanol mix won't matter.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,620
Posted By rs-mn
What are the performance numbers from those...

What are the performance numbers from those C70's? Top Speed? MPG?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By rs-mn
As an ex-Burgman 650 owner, I'll tell you that...

As an ex-Burgman 650 owner, I'll tell you that you can't go wrong with either Burgman, but the '07-'08 400 is the better choice for many. Also look at the Yamaha Majesty 400 as another great option....
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,584
Posted By rs-mn
Very nice! Where are you located? That will be a...

Very nice! Where are you located? That will be a big seller in the US.

BTW, that amounts to 69.19 MPG's. :D
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,435
Posted By rs-mn
I think the T-Max will be a big seller here. I'd...

I think the T-Max will be a big seller here. I'd love to try one out.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,488
Posted By rs-mn
According to the paperwork that came with my 2007...

According to the paperwork that came with my 2007 Majesty there are the following recalls:

M2008-002R - Fuel Pump Harness
M2007-011R - Fuel Pump Seal

Recalls don't bother me. It's when they...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By rs-mn
Hmmm. I'll have to watch the Dunlops on my...

Hmmm. I'll have to watch the Dunlops on my Majesty. They seem to be a nice tire so far, but they only have 550 mile on them.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,488
Posted By rs-mn
Here's my Majesty 400 review. We had a...

Here's my Majesty 400 review.

We had a beautiful day here yesterday and I went out with the Minn-Max Scooter/Motorcycle group for their <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-13-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,097
Posted By rs-mn
Seniors do marathon tour on Kymco 50's.

The Piaggio tour thread reminded me of this story from last year.

From Motorcycleistonline.com
http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/newsandupdates/122_0609_kymco_50cc_scooter_senior_tour/index.html
Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,593
Posted By rs-mn
A large percentage of fatal motorcycle accidents...

A large percentage of fatal motorcycle accidents around here involve crashing into deer or drinking and then running off the road - most of which are at night. Maybe more scooter riders drive mostly...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,494
Posted By rs-mn
SYM RD200 or RV250. ....or another People...

SYM RD200 or RV250.

....or another People 250 in a different color. :D
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,127
Posted By rs-mn
I have to believe that Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha and...

I have to believe that Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha and others are working on an electric scooters too. The Vectrix is a good first attempt and will evolve from here, but I wonder if Vectrix has the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,488
Posted By rs-mn
This is my second big Scooter. I had a 2005...

This is my second big Scooter. I had a 2005 Burgman 650. I felt it was too big for what I wanted and I sold it last season. I was looking for a Burgman 400, but availablility is bad with Suzuki's...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,127
Posted By rs-mn
I can try one at the local BMW dealer, but it...

I can try one at the local BMW dealer, but it really won't interest me until they get the speed up to 75 and at least 150 -180 mile range at that speed...especially for that price. Maybe when they...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,488
Posted By rs-mn
I decided to save a grand. There was a near new...

I decided to save a grand. There was a near new (2 mo old, 300mi) 2007 Majesty with factory warranty in the local craigslist tonight and I bought it. $4800. It's Silver and comes with 2 windshields -...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,312
Posted By rs-mn
Go for something in the 150-250 class if you need...

Go for something in the 150-250 class if you need 55mph out of it. The SYM RD200 would be my first choice. Kymco People is worth a look as is the Aprilia Sport City.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,488
Posted By rs-mn
I agree. The storage is similar on the Burgmans...

I agree. The storage is similar on the Burgmans and Majesty and works for what I need. The difference is that the whole seat doesn't hinge up on the Majesty. No big deal.

I'm still trying to...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,312
Posted By rs-mn
I'd keep shopping around. Seems like that dealer...

I'd keep shopping around. Seems like that dealer is gouging the price.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,828
Posted By rs-mn
You'll need DOT approved headlight, taillight and...

You'll need DOT approved headlight, taillight and blinkers to start with and some place to hang the license plate. Since there are no lights on it to start with, that could be a challange. You'll...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,510
Posted By rs-mn
Kymco Super 9. 2005 model or earlier.

Kymco Super 9. 2005 model or earlier.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,584
Posted By rs-mn
Those are 2 clear winners for the US market -...

Those are 2 clear winners for the US market - which is obvious to everyone but Honda. Place your bets.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,584
Posted By rs-mn
The Sym City Com looks very close to the Aprilia...

The Sym City Com looks very close to the Aprilia Sport City, but looks like a better scooter value than the Sport City. I don't know if I'd take one over a Majesty or Burgman 400. They don't have the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,488
Posted By rs-mn
The 08 Burgmans have a different clutch that...

The 08 Burgmans have a different clutch that doesn't seem to have the issues some 07's did. Dealers are addressing any 07's with clutch issues with an updated 07 clutch and some are even putting the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,584
Posted By rs-mn
http://www.scooterstation.com/viewscooter.php?scoo...

http://www.scooterstation.com/viewscooter.php?scooterId=116

City Com 300i - $4590 retail, 2yr warranty

Probably not the final info and pricing and they are not here yet, but it's on their...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,488
Posted By rs-mn
My list looks similar but the Majesty is still on...

My list looks similar but the Majesty is still on it because the City Com and Kymco FI's are not available yet and 08 Burgman 400's are nearly impossible to find around here, as are the big Kymco's....
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 724,627
Posted By rs-mn
2009 Yamaha Tmax 500!

http://www.yamaha-motor.com/sport/products/modelhome/607/0/home.aspx

The 2009 Yamaha Scooters are on their website.

The big news is that the Tmax 500 is there. Says available July 2008. :eek1
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