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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,877
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Posted By climbamt
YAY :clap :1drink :clap :1drink ...

YAY

:clap :1drink

:clap :1drink

:clap :1drink

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 08-25-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
Hey Red, Things are going well, trying to...

Hey Red,

Things are going well, trying to integrate back into "real" life back east after back to back guiding trips to the wild west. We didn't summit Gannett Peak due to the weather, but will be...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-25-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
My Dad had several Corvairs and was also in the...

My Dad had several Corvairs and was also in the camp that the car wasn't inherently dangerous, that it was the driver :)

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 08-20-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By climbamt
Nice find, I look forward to seeing the bike go...

Nice find, I look forward to seeing the bike go back together. I have been looking for another project bike and would love to find something like this!

Good luck!

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
CONGRATS Brian and family!!!! ~climbamt

CONGRATS Brian and family!!!!

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 07-22-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
Hey Red, Wyoming is wild and wonderful! I...

Hey Red,

Wyoming is wild and wonderful! I was looking at pictures from a trip to Montana/Wyoming last year and found a picture of a BMW in Cooke City, MT that is the twin sister to mine :) I guess...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
Red- Thanks! Still working on the room, I have...

Red- Thanks! Still working on the room, I have removed about 80 pounds of wallpaper and finally have all the walls and ceiling primed. Tonight I put the first coat of real paint on the ceiling and...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
Brian and DaBinChe, I agree with your...

Brian and DaBinChe,

I agree with your suggestion of a TW200. I thought about the TW200 before I got the BMW. They are nice bikes and seem to have a great following. You can get a rack and...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By climbamt
Cool pictures. Thanks for sharing! ...

Cool pictures.

Thanks for sharing!

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
Nice job Horizontal! :clap :clap :clap Have...

Nice job Horizontal! :clap :clap :clap

Have a great day riding!

I am sure that my wife is happy our kitchen is up a flight of steps and a hard right turn. I can barely get a bicycle through it...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-04-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Thanks Brian! ~climbamt

Thanks Brian!

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Thanks Red, My life is about to get...

Thanks Red,

My life is about to get interesting :)

I told my wife a saddlebag for each of them to ride with me. She was not amused (Of course I am 100% kidding). I also found this Magnetic...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Hey Red, It is a fun job most of the...

Hey Red,

It is a fun job most of the time..... I am mainly a Rock, Ice, Mountaineering, and Tree Climbing Guide, but also do Ropes Courses, Caving, Mountain Biking, and other outdoor activities as...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-29-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Mine is an 03 made in Germany with the Austrian...

Mine is an 03 made in Germany with the Austrian Rotax 650 Thumper motor. It is very comfortable to ride and seems to have power to spare at this point. I have not ridden it fully loaded nor on any...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-29-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Hey Red, It was a busy week. Long days in...

Hey Red,

It was a busy week. Long days in the heat. Not much time near the computer :)

I am an outdoor adventure guide and do lots of driving with a moderate amount of gear. The BMW made sense...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Hey Red, Remember there is a formula for the...

Hey Red,

Remember there is a formula for the number of motorcycles that you need to have....
...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-20-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Thanks Jerry!

Thanks Jerry!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-20-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Hey Red! Yeah it was a big jump from the...

Hey Red!

Yeah it was a big jump from the Stella, but it should open up a lot of commuting opportunities for me. I figured I still have the Vespa to ride to Rallies.

The BMW gets great review...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Thanks Dabears, I was surprised at the...

Thanks Dabears,

I was surprised at the additional power the F650 has over the scooters. It rides nice and has made it's way to my garage. I have to get it inspected next week. Here is a picture...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Hi All, The Stella was officially totaled by...

Hi All,

The Stella was officially totaled by the insurance company. I bought her back and sold her to a friend who is parting her out. I gave Ramsay and Momi, the original owners the cowl with the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-13-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
:clap:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
Red- Congrats on another 585 million mile...

Red-

Congrats on another 585 million mile trip around the sun :)

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
DaBinChe is back in first again :)...

DaBinChe is back in first again :) :clap:clap:clap

It has been a back and forth lead change between him and a guy on a Vespa GT200.

~climbamt
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,011
Posted By climbamt
Well done !!!! :clap :clap :clap ~climbamt

Well done !!!! :clap :clap :clap

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
DaBinChe leads the Canonball after day 1!!! ...

DaBinChe leads the Canonball after day 1!!!

http://www.scootercannonball.com

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 06-03-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
I was stopped because of a car turning left. The...

I was stopped because of a car turning left. The Dr said it was probably good that I did't see it coming and had no time to tense up. With the curb on one side and oncoming traffic, there was not...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Thanks Bvardi! Fortunately I have a couple...

Thanks Bvardi!

Fortunately I have a couple of other scoots to ride :) I am on the prowl for another shifty, either a Vespa P or another Stella. Here is a clearer picture of the damage to the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,302
Posted By climbamt
Got the files - thank you! :clap:clap:clap ...

Got the files - thank you!

:clap:clap:clap

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Thanks! :clap :clap :clap

Thanks! :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Thanks Jim! I was very fortunate. Crazy this...

Thanks Jim! I was very fortunate. Crazy this scooter addiction, I was on the side of the road waiting for AAA looking on my phone for replacements :) :1drink

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Well, it looks like I may not have the chance to...

Well, it looks like I may not have the chance to see the long term reliability of the Stella....

Today while riding home from installing the new 102 jet, I was rear ended while stopped for...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-23-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 16,027
Posted By climbamt
If the winner does not post a new Tag within 24...

If the winner does not post a new Tag within 24 hours then the prior Tag is up for play again. Any player may post a new Grab and become the winner proceed as usual.

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 05-23-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 16,027
Posted By climbamt
What is the new tag? ~climbamt

What is the new tag?

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 05-23-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
There are many project reports over on Modern...

There are many project reports over on Modern Vespa. From what I have read, the amount of work depends on the year of your Vespa.

Check out SIP ScooterParts also. They seem to have kits depending...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-23-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
Yay!!! :clap :clap :clap Persistance does...

Yay!!! :clap :clap :clap

Persistance does pay off :)

My Stella was blowing headlight bulbs when I got her. I installed one of these on the headlight circuit and have not had any problems since...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-21-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 16,027
Posted By climbamt
Nice job Derek.... ~climbamt

Nice job Derek....

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
Nice bike! ~climbamt

Nice bike!

~climbamt
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
Thanks Jerry, I rode her home after the soft...

Thanks Jerry,

I rode her home after the soft seize and everything seems fine. It was at least 80 miles and she would get up to the previous speeds. I think I was riding her too hard :evil ....
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,568
Posted By climbamt
First road trip

Howdy all,

Took the Stella on her first camping trip from Baltimore to Charlottesville, VA for the 11th Annual Dogwood Camping Rally. She performed really well, although I had a soft seize on the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By climbamt
And then we get spammed..... ~climbamt

And then we get spammed.....

~climbamt
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