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Forum: Americas 07-01-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By DriveShaft
:D Sorry...3.5 days in PR...maybe almost half of...

:D Sorry...3.5 days in PR...maybe almost half of that could be spent on the mainland, and the rest on Vieques.

I'm planning on taking the ferry back to Fajardo after checking out Bio...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By DriveShaft
Preferred way to get from San Juan to Fajardo/Vieques Puerto Rico

I'm planning a real short stint on Vieques, and figured I'd take the low way to the island by means of the Ferry from Fajardo. It's only 3.5 days, so not much of a trip to work with.

I'm debating...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,845
Posted By DriveShaft
In my own research...I stumbled upon this thread....

In my own research...I stumbled upon this thread. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=113585)
:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 79,353
Posted By DriveShaft
This +1. My wife's gung ho about the Grom. It's...

This +1. My wife's gung ho about the Grom. It's still tall for her 25" inseam though. The only bike she's been comfortable on, ever, was the rebel. But like your SO, she hates cruisers. Much...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By DriveShaft
:rofl <object width="560"...

:rofl

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Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 187,119
Posted By DriveShaft
A full-size euro-descent white male, yes.. But...

A full-size euro-descent white male, yes.. But hey...lots of us are fly-weights in comparison...particularly if you look at the way demographics are shifting...whether it's just the fly-weight...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By DriveShaft
The structure of the swing-arm is pretty hefty...

The structure of the swing-arm is pretty hefty for trailer duty, isn't it? Personally, for scooter duty, IMO, dead weight counts more so than when your ride has horsepower to spare.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By DriveShaft
Ya, I'm pretty sure that was a single-take no...

Ya, I'm pretty sure that was a single-take no permit, no planning run 'n gun deal. The "beauty" of it.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 187,119
Posted By DriveShaft
No effect at all. Come on, let's face it,...

No effect at all. Come on, let's face it, nannies tend to have effects completely unintentional by themselves. That won't stop them from going after...someone else. :lol3

I mean, personally, I...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 187,119
Posted By DriveShaft
:lol3 That's why my SO likes it.

:lol3 That's why my SO likes it.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 187,119
Posted By DriveShaft
Uhh...sure, you can learn on a liter bike...but...

Uhh...sure, you can learn on a liter bike...but it's sure as hell easier on a small bike. Simple relationship between rider weight and bike weight. It's alot easier to manhandle something closer to...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By DriveShaft
Interesting...they must've shot that through a...

Interesting...they must've shot that through a mirror.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 187,119
Posted By DriveShaft
Holy eff, my 4' 11" SO and I will be fighting...

Holy eff, my 4' 11" SO and I will be fighting over this one. :lol3 Personally, I wish they made it a wee bit shorter, for her (25" inseam's) sake, but she'll get over that...:D Easy...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,539
Posted By DriveShaft
Is carbon fiber known to be effective at that...

Is carbon fiber known to be effective at that kind of stuff? I always thought of it as kind of flaky wrt point loads.
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By DriveShaft
My Battery tender jr sits unused, after I figured...

My Battery tender jr sits unused, after I figured out it wasn't dialing down the charge at the right level, so it was pretty much boiling away my cells. Lost 3 batteries to it before I figured it...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By DriveShaft
One of my "vehicles" is a 12v fisher price power...

One of my "vehicles" is a 12v fisher price power wheel that uses one of those 12v wall-wart arrangements. I've actually gerry-rigged it to have a bmw-style socket so I can plug it in using the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,698
Posted By DriveShaft
I thought the bmw tender was just a re-badged...

I thought the bmw tender was just a re-badged something or other...deltran ringing a bell.
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By DriveShaft
Easy decision, then. Your suggestion is exactly...

Easy decision, then. Your suggestion is exactly what my mechanic recommended. :evil Thanks for the 2c!
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By DriveShaft
battery tender. Intelligent charging logic. 3 leads.

I'm tired of switching my leads around between bikes, and my SO shorted my current battery tender on the side of the scooter till there was smoke coming from the tender, so I'm not so sure it's...
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