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Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By Culcune
I have been an owner and have followed the...

I have been an owner and have followed the Chinese bikes for several years now, and I should have explained better without sounding like I am getting my panties in a bunch--rebadging Chinese bikes is...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By Culcune
There is a lot of difference between adding...

There is a lot of difference between adding badging to a Mercedes vs. a clone. The CT70 is not a snob machine in the first place as Mercedes cars are, so he has that going for him. It outperforms...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,051
Posted By Culcune
I disagree with messing around with the engine on...

I disagree with messing around with the engine on a Chinese 50cc GY6. I am very pro-Chinese, more so now that there is inherent quality, but Chinese bikes don't like you touching the inside of the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By Culcune
They won't be sold online, from what I...

They won't be sold online, from what I understand, and their dealer network is currently growing and growing. I am doubtful for anything bigger than 49.Xcc in 2-stroke, however...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By Culcune
Spoke with the head honcho at Excalibur, and he...

Spoke with the head honcho at Excalibur, and he told me that TGB has sent some 150cc engines for EPA testing for the US. I didn't ask him which models exactly, so I am guessing, the X-Race will be...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-18-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,006
Posted By Culcune
I remember your concern for the crappy drivers in...

I remember your concern for the crappy drivers in Florida running you off the road on your little bikes!? :eek1:huh

Glad to see you posting again--now get on facebook and join the Dax clone group...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-18-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By Culcune
KooKooBean--I forgot to ask you; what color did...

KooKooBean--I forgot to ask you; what color did you get. If you go to the end of this thread http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1043945&page=2 it looks like Bar None came out of...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-18-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By Culcune
'KooKooBean' who started this thread would...

'KooKooBean' who started this thread would qualify because according to his signature, he is a 'self proclaimed a-hole' rather than an anonymous one!!:D:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 03-18-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By Culcune
How receptive to the clones are the owners of...

How receptive to the clones are the owners of real Hondas?
Forum: Battle scooters 03-18-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By Culcune
Fullmetal--After years of owning Chinese enduros...

Fullmetal--After years of owning Chinese enduros and reading up on them for years on chinariders, I think these DAX clones are generally better than most all other Chinese bikes from scooters, to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,888
Posted By Culcune
Looks like fun, especially with hacks! I am glad...

Looks like fun, especially with hacks! I am glad they use 'native' bikes, too, just to add to the flavor.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,006
Posted By Culcune
Member 'Barnone' has one of these and has a blast...

Member 'Barnone' has one of these and has a blast on it where he lives in North Carolina. He has been snowbirding for a few months now in Florida, and did not take his hack with him :huh so no...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By Culcune
I always like reading about the clones due to...

I always like reading about the clones due to their 125cc engine. It seems the consensus is that these are decent quality bikes, and much faster than the bike they cloned from.

Join us here (I...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By Culcune
They should be fine...I have seen them advertise...

They should be fine...I have seen them advertise for years now, and in a state like California, if they were a scam, they would have been shut down already and/or raided. There is the chance that...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,006
Posted By Culcune
Snow tires?? :rofl:evil:D:lol3

Snow tires?? :rofl:evil:D:lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,006
Posted By Culcune
Join this group: ...

Join this group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1526951340896237/

group (actually international since the founder lives in the UK) is all about the clones, bout the clones...

Here is one...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-12-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,006
Posted By Culcune
Powersportsmax has been in business for a long...

Powersportsmax has been in business for a long time. However, they sell the Skyteam CT clones (manual clutch) vs. the semi-auto Ice Bear CT clones. There are few online dealers for the Ice Bear,...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-11-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5,926
Views: 274,386
Posted By Culcune
As long as it's not done to a classic car!

As long as it's not done to a classic car!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-10-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5,926
Views: 274,386
Posted By Culcune
Me, too! My sisters are a few years older than...

Me, too! My sisters are a few years older than me. My mom had picked me up from school (5th grade?) and went to their high school to pick them up (1980?). While my mom was negotiating all the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-09-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By Culcune
Couldn't hurt to call them and let them know! ...

Couldn't hurt to call them and let them know! Try to speak with Wade, the owner. Alan is great, but Wade would be the one to make the decision. I think if enough people called, they would figure...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-09-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By Culcune
The owner of Excalibur has been dealing with...

The owner of Excalibur has been dealing with Chinese bikes for years. He said it was like night and day when he went to the TGB plant as compared to the Chinese manufacturers he deals with (the the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By Culcune
I should have clarified that Excalibur...

I should have clarified that Excalibur Motorsports is the new US importer for TGB, and Excalibur are a distributor of primarily Chinese bikes and gas RC vehicles. The link I gave goes straight to...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5,926
Views: 274,386
Posted By Culcune
I understand. I keep seeing weird things posted...

I understand. I keep seeing weird things posted to Facebook, with the caption "Keep Portland weird" or something like that. To me, I just want them to keep Portland in Oregon! :rofl:clap

Is...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5,926
Views: 274,386
Posted By Culcune
I like the painting a lot! But I do think it's a...

I like the painting a lot! But I do think it's a little inappropriate for that car! To each his/her own I guess (you didn't say if the car's owner was a male of female (or nowadays we probably have...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By Culcune
TGB is back!

Not sure how many of the models are available besides the X-Race 50 and Key West 50, but call, write, or visit them and tell them which models they should bring in!
...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-12-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,363
Posted By Culcune
There is a site somewhere which lists the...

There is a site somewhere which lists the non-ethanol-added fuel stations. There are none in Yuma if I recall the last time I looked.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5,926
Views: 274,386
Posted By Culcune
You technically need at least an ID and a birth...

You technically need at least an ID and a birth certificate. I carry my birth certificate, but no one actually looks at it, just my AZ license. They run it up and down in the computer seeing what,...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5,926
Views: 274,386
Posted By Culcune
The hack's owner/rider is member Bar None; it's a...

The hack's owner/rider is member Bar None; it's a z50 clone with a 110cc. He recently bought 3 clones including this hack, a z50 clone w/125cc engine, and a ct70 clone with a 125cc engine.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-21-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5,926
Views: 274,386
Posted By Culcune
If you guys get bored and decide to take a long...

If you guys get bored and decide to take a long ride to Yuma, let me know. :D
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5,926
Views: 274,386
Posted By Culcune
Red--I work as a teacher in prison, so the tough...

Red--I work as a teacher in prison, so the tough part for me is listening to the whining. The interesting part is googling the news stories of the students and teaching assistants who are in for...
Forum: Face plant 12-20-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,604
Posted By Culcune
See--these gp don't know what they're doing?! ...

See--these gp don't know what they're doing?! :lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5,926
Views: 274,386
Posted By Culcune
Similar with Yuma, but they don't stay, or they...

Similar with Yuma, but they don't stay, or they buy about 10 to 15 miles east of town in the so-called Foothills of Yuma. The Foothills becomes a ghost town once they leave.

Every year, at least...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,678
Posted By Culcune
...but you're not from Arizona :rofl ...

...but you're not from Arizona :rofl

Seriously, I do agree that he did not take the warnings and seemed to be a pain to many (not me since I did not really listen to many of his opinions I thought...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,678
Posted By Culcune
I live in the armpit of the state...:lol3

I live in the armpit of the state...:lol3
Forum: Face plant 12-20-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,604
Posted By Culcune
Good advice on movement, Eyes Shut. When I was...

Good advice on movement, Eyes Shut. When I was 13 years old (I am 45 now) I broke my other clavicle in a bicycle accident. I was sidelined from karate which I was taking at the time (and actually...
Forum: Face plant 12-20-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,604
Posted By Culcune
Without being an expert, but having just...

Without being an expert, but having just recovered from a far less damaging accident (broken clavicle and hairline fracture on my radial something or another) I had no issues regarding the 800mg...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,678
Posted By Culcune
You're agreeing to babysit him?! :clap I...

You're agreeing to babysit him?! :clap

I was totally on the opposite ends of him regarding Chinese scooters and bikes for the most part, but I am old enough not to have gotten offended by...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,889
Posted By Culcune
Contact member 'Birdmove' since he lives there

Contact member 'Birdmove' since he lives there
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7,772
Views: 440,559
Posted By Culcune
This is definitely not the way to pass...

This is definitely not the way to pass bicyclists:


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OK, this had been...
Forum: Americas 12-19-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,207
Posted By Culcune
Yuma, too :huh I am stuck behind many a snowbird...

Yuma, too :huh I am stuck behind many a snowbird from Alaska, but even worse--Canada :eek1:eek1

Heck, I wouldn't go to Alaska just because of the snowbird assault year after year:D Yes, just...
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