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Forum: Battle scooters 04-19-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 273,675
Posted By bandito2
That kind of reminds me of a joke where this guy...

That kind of reminds me of a joke where this guy had just started dating a pretty young woman. One of these dates had them at some cozy little eatery by the bay. She commented on how nice the boats...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,357
Posted By bandito2
And in an exponential way. One of the largest...

And in an exponential way. One of the largest factors there is wind resistance. The faster you go, the
harder it is to push through. Weight is a factor too, but that mostly shows up in the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-01-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By bandito2
There are albinistic variants Red-Tailed Hawks...

There are albinistic variants
Red-Tailed Hawks are about halfway down this page.
http://www.ccbirding.com/thw/id/species.htm
I saw a couple hawks today while out on a scooter ride. Mid 50ish but...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-31-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By bandito2
Looks like a pair of Red Tailed Hawks... pattern...

Looks like a pair of Red Tailed Hawks... pattern of the dark colored feathers on the wing underside is the give away for me.
We have them up here in Michigan too. Common to see them up in trees or...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-13-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,584
Posted By bandito2
Yeah, they do tend to be optimistic...some more...

Yeah, they do tend to be optimistic...some more than others apparently. I've had one that was off by 6 or 7 mph, but the odometers are generally pretty much spot on with maybe 1 or 2% +/- error. That...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,146
Posted By bandito2
^^^ Yup, that's the gist of it. It's a bit...

^^^ Yup, that's the gist of it.
It's a bit esoteric, but going deeper with this....:norton
I would not agree completely with the OPs assertion:

"They tend not to ride in packs - its a lamentable...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,146
Posted By bandito2
I've noticed something similar. But that happens...

I've noticed something similar. But that happens almost exclusively when a Harley rider is riding solo on the road by himself. (or her self) Something seems to happen when a gaggle of them get...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-06-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,584
Posted By bandito2
A few more known issues with the Reflex. The...

A few more known issues with the Reflex.
The Reflex has what is called a combined braking system. And it is proportional. That is; grabbing the rear brakes will apply braking to the rear disc, then...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,584
Posted By bandito2
Not sure if you can get to there from here, but...

Not sure if you can get to there from here, but I'll give it a go.
From the Yahoo groups hondareflexoners site there is this file on doing something called the K-Mod.
In a nutshell, it is the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,734
Posted By bandito2
On the long haul I prefer the feet forward...

On the long haul I prefer the feet forward seating along with back support. Where more traffic is present, sitting upright is better for seeing, being seen and maneuvering.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-24-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,146
Posted By bandito2
Maxiscooters also generally do not suffer...

Maxiscooters also generally do not suffer from"Chrometosis" (mostly) though there may be modest dabs of
of the shiny stuff as tasteful embellishment. Mostly the add on "farkles" are functional...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-23-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,708
Posted By bandito2
Makes me think of a Helix dressed sharp in a...

Makes me think of a Helix dressed sharp in a tuxedo.:thumb
Forum: Battle scooters 02-14-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,646
Views: 1,427,585
Posted By bandito2
Look at the pics of both sides... there is a pipe...

Look at the pics of both sides... there is a pipe on each side except for the one. But then if you read the fine print below the rear wheel in the one ad. it says: "Specifications between Eastern and...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-11-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By bandito2
Wonder what a similar sales breakdown would look...

Wonder what a similar sales breakdown would look like for the US/North America.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-09-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By bandito2
I've ridden my 250cc Honda Reflex on long trips...

I've ridden my 250cc Honda Reflex on long trips (850 miles from here in MI to AR, ride around down there a bit then ride the 850 miles back to MI) Same deal for trips to MO, KY, WI and eastern NY....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,808
Posted By bandito2
Sure, why not do the whole alphabet thing with...

Sure, why not do the whole alphabet thing with it? They already use V-Max, T-Max, S-Max and now N-Max. PCX is what I thought of too when I saw this.

Honda has bikes sometimes that we'd love to...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By bandito2
I just popped over there for a look. (I'm a...

I just popped over there for a look. (I'm a member there too.) WOW! What a mess. New sign ups already have
like 60 posts each all in the same day. (obviously spam bots) I posted an ultimatum "Like...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-13-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,892
Posted By bandito2
I think the CN250 along with the CN250 Elite,...

I think the CN250 along with the CN250 Elite, (heck! all the Elites) BMW, Yamaha Riva 200 & Morphous, Old Cushmans
among many others would be covered in the "And many more!" part of the OP's list....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,001
Posted By bandito2
Here where I live in suburban Rochester Hills...

Here where I live in suburban Rochester Hills Michigan, 2 or 3 years ago the number of deer/vehicle incidents was the highest
in the state. Not sure if that still holds true now, but there are...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-19-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,025
Posted By bandito2
Well, with all the arm waving and ranting, at...

Well, with all the arm waving and ranting, at least I don't use too much sarcasm or resort to belittling and name calling.
I TRY to be polite. (not that it helps any).... still beating that dead...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-18-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,773
Posted By bandito2
Yes it was. May have seemed like an arcade...

Yes it was.
May have seemed like an arcade target, but it sure beat walking. :hide :muutt :shoot
Forum: Battle scooters 11-18-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,025
Posted By bandito2
CAR TIRE USE ON MOTORCYCLES ____ IS LEGAL IN...

CAR TIRE USE ON MOTORCYCLES

____ IS LEGAL IN THE USA ____

Maybe not all, but possibly most people in this forum that use and/or advocate the use of car tires on motorcycles or scooters
are...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-17-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,464
Posted By bandito2
Well, if we're going to get into nit picking....

Well, if we're going to get into nit picking. several of the numbers in the spread sheet are incorrect. Here are better
numbers I found by researching actual specs (from manufacturers when...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-17-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,848
Posted By bandito2
Well, it's settled then. Experienced and...

Well, it's settled then.

Experienced and responsible riders seem to crash less than those that are less experienced and are irresponsible. Or basically the
same thing stated the other way round...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-14-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,025
Posted By bandito2
Furthermore vortexau, since you brought up...

Furthermore vortexau, since you brought up confirmation bias, I just have to say you are guilty of that very same thing in
this case by only giving the information that suits your idea. (or at least...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-14-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,025
Posted By bandito2
Laws differ around the world. This has been...

Laws differ around the world. This has been pointed out before.
ONLY if it Is illegal to do in the locale that you intend to have it done in. Here in the USA we are free to do so. The only...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-13-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,025
Posted By bandito2
I made a jig for the swingarm so that grinding...

I made a jig for the swingarm so that grinding was done in an arc and I don't think I even went as far as 1/4 inch deep. It came out pretty nice.
Then I filed and rounded all the straight edges...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-12-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,025
Posted By bandito2
WOW! every 155/80R12 I used on my Reflex scooters...

WOW! every 155/80R12 I used on my Reflex scooters required a slightly modified swingarm to keep the sidewalls from rubbing.
Did you use some kind of spacers to move the swingarm out away from the...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-10-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 376,487
Posted By bandito2
Ya gotta stretch yer imagination just a tweek and...

Ya gotta stretch yer imagination just a tweek and squint yer eyes a bit and blur the look
of the bike (and just the bike) and everything looks fine. :evil To me anyway, cuz I'm not
gonna complain...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-07-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,025
Posted By bandito2
I seriously doubt you'll find a car tire to fit...

I seriously doubt you'll find a car tire to fit on the front of your Reflex, nor do I think you should even try that. The front tire leads the
bike into turns and for this you absolutely need the...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-06-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,708
Posted By bandito2
If the port-a-wall doesn't work out for you, you...

If the port-a-wall doesn't work out for you, you could try what this guy did. Noting can really compare to the real deal, but this is the best thing he's found so far. It's a bit more involved...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,025
Posted By bandito2
Car tires being used on motorcycles (and scooters...

Car tires being used on motorcycles (and scooters too) has been around for quite some time. With the proliferation of motorbikes in general and
the improvement in quality of both motorcycle and car...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,025
Posted By bandito2
I suspect he was talking about the tread pattern....

I suspect he was talking about the tread pattern. If so, then he was mistaken since the tread will appear exactly the same even with the tire mounted the other way around on the rim. This pattern is...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,240
Posted By bandito2
Riding like that and you are just asking every...

Riding like that and you are just asking every vehicle that comes up from behind you to make an incursion into YOUR LANE to pass you which is not a safe thing. You are better able to be seen by...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-23-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 295,756
Posted By bandito2
Well some explanation is going to be required...

Well some explanation is going to be required anyway and since I don't have a PCX, I'll have to use my Reflex as an example.
Of course speed and RPMs are going to be different for the PCX, but the...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,767
Posted By bandito2
The other thing about this is that if the bike...

The other thing about this is that if the bike happens to slow down enough for the clutch to disengage, it will begin to
freewheel and pick up speed. This would happen occasionally on my Silverwing;...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-16-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 295,756
Posted By bandito2
And make sure the side stand is up too.

And make sure the side stand is up too.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-16-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 295,756
Posted By bandito2
Try servicehonda online ...

Try servicehonda online
http://www.servicehondapsn.com/fiche_select2.asp?category=Scooters&make=Honda&year=2015&fveh=207039

Not sure of the break in recommendations, but it might be prudent to...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-15-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By bandito2
Not yet, but thinking about it for my 2006...

Not yet, but thinking about it for my 2006 FSC600A Silverwing. A quick look for something other than OEM finds this:
http://www.siraweb.com/p/88/gas-prop-c16-09903
About the right size, but not...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-09-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By bandito2
I feel your pain. But I don't think it is just...

I feel your pain. But I don't think it is just scooter people. Now don't call me prejudice, but I suspect this may be more common with Chinese scooter parts seeing as how it seems they get thrashed...
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