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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 03:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,611
Posted By MichRocks
^^ this. We do have to determine what is...

^^ this.

We do have to determine what is important in life, and move those to the forefront. In time, each item will find its own spot naturally, and life will settle into balance. For the last...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-16-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 147,352
Posted By MichRocks
Yes indeedee!! To the core. Check it out. :D ...

Yes indeedee!! To the core. Check it out. :D

http://www.hondapcx.org/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=3058

Cheers,

Greg
Forum: Battle scooters 09-08-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,683
Posted By MichRocks
Boy, this thread didn't get confusing AT ALL!!...

Boy, this thread didn't get confusing AT ALL!! :rofl

Now...I DON'T KNOW WHAT I WANT!!
Forum: Battle scooters 09-07-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,683
Posted By MichRocks
Again, what some others said- find one that fits,...

Again, what some others said- find one that fits, then research the ride. I have a Forza. For me, it is nearly a perfect bike. Much easier to fling around than my last 550/750 bikes, with the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-05-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,892
Posted By MichRocks
Yes, thanks for the bump. I would have never seen...

Yes, thanks for the bump. I would have never seen it either, and it was a cool report!
Forum: Battle scooters 09-01-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,231
Posted By MichRocks
Oh, God, Nooo..!...I HATE electronics...:lol3

Oh, God, Nooo..!...I HATE electronics...:lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 09-01-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,231
Posted By MichRocks
Jim- I got a tuning fork and a pitch pipe....

Jim-

I got a tuning fork and a pitch pipe. Where do you want me to send them?
Forum: Battle scooters 09-01-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,231
Posted By MichRocks
Jerry, I get that, I really do. And I used to be...

Jerry, I get that, I really do. And I used to be in that camp. But here's a difference between you and I....I moved on from the bike. To you, the ride is some small percentage of ride, and a large...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-31-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,231
Posted By MichRocks
I love the name of this thread, and can really...

I love the name of this thread, and can really relate to it. In my life, taste has been unfolding like a rose. Despite my best efforts, it could not have been rushed nor prevented. Looking back, the...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-27-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,575
Posted By MichRocks
I'm gay, gay, gay! :wings Now as soon as I...

I'm gay, gay, gay! :wings

Now as soon as I can swing the $ for another scoot for my wife, she will be gay, gay, gay too! :crash
Forum: Battle scooters 08-24-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By MichRocks
That is so cool! Good for Both of you for doing...

That is so cool! Good for Both of you for doing that!:freaky
Forum: Battle scooters 08-17-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3,389
Views: 1,324,193
Posted By MichRocks
Wow...nice! I am kicking myself for not taking...

Wow...nice! I am kicking myself for not taking that ride before I moved from Maine in 2011. :cry
Someday...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-15-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By MichRocks
It is probably because of the area you live in....

It is probably because of the area you live in. Pilgrim is right; I lived in Colorado for 15 years, (Lyons), rode all over the state from Steamboat to Cortez, and I have had many more close (riding)...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-11-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By MichRocks
Funny you should mention that. I recently started...

Funny you should mention that. I recently started to push myself to review some basic carving skills on the road, regarding how far I can safely push it until I hit plastic. Not at crazy speed, just...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-11-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,409
Posted By MichRocks
Good post. I am delighted when I find ANYTHING...

Good post. I am delighted when I find ANYTHING related to scooters. In my years of cruisers, I used to buy a lot of rags about them, and don't ever remember seeing an article on scoots. Actually, I...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 147,352
Posted By MichRocks
Go to the Forza sections in ...

Go to the Forza sections in

http://www.hondapcx.org/

and you will find reviews of DR Pulley sliders; all weights. A good Website.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-09-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,430
Posted By MichRocks
...Oh, for a PAIR. It seemed a bit high priced...

...Oh, for a PAIR. It seemed a bit high priced for a single wire...:D
Forum: Battle scooters 08-08-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By MichRocks
Excellent Report, & Pics! :thumb

Excellent Report, & Pics! :thumb
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,430
Posted By MichRocks
Some people will spend up to $40,000 on a...

Some people will spend up to $40,000 on a Leatherman hand-tool :huh.

You can't make this stuff up.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By MichRocks
I like where this is going. Selective...

I like where this is going. Selective color...sepia...all on the table. Give us your 'antique' look, add scratches, age...this thread is for playing. Merge images, make stuff up...But not vibrant...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-05-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By MichRocks
Scooter as ART

Ok, stole this idea from the 'Manly' :lol3 Advrider thread. Bikes in Black and White (or thereabouts!). We have a lot of talented photographers here; anybody want to play?
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-03-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,068
Posted By MichRocks
There are multiple ways, and some solutions exist...

There are multiple ways, and some solutions exist commercially. It takes legislation to ensure that, because cagers don't want the constraint. Unfortunately, wireless companies will make sure that...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-03-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3,389
Views: 1,324,193
Posted By MichRocks
Finally found 'the' scooter hangout in West...

Finally found 'the' scooter hangout in West Michigan. Got to talk to a Burgi' owner; had a great time.

http://www.redrockcomputer.com/Forza/images/burgi.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 08-01-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,958
Posted By MichRocks
Wow. Both those Harleys look the same to me :huh !

Wow. Both those Harleys look the same to me :huh !
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,327
Posted By MichRocks
I think I found the prototype for this... ...

I think I found the prototype for this...

http://www.redrockcomputer.com/Forza/images/mudskip.jpg

Just put a wheel in the mouth, and voila!
Forum: Battle scooters 07-28-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,986
Posted By MichRocks
It's all a matter of perspective. Spent the last...

It's all a matter of perspective. Spent the last week with my wife in my Taco. A glass cage. Crawling through terrain where not all four wheels were on the ground at the same time. Fording streams,...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-19-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,235
Posted By MichRocks
Forza would be overkill for that. What about a...

Forza would be overkill for that. What about a PCX150? Light, great mileage, handling, reliable as heck. Plus FUN!
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,307
Posted By MichRocks
People used to complain that the 279cc was short...

People used to complain that the 279cc was short for a '300' on the Forza, and that 422lbs was too heavy for only a '279cc'. Now I laugh at that; one ride, and you find it is not the case at all.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,307
Posted By MichRocks
Yes, THANKS for the post! This type of review is...

Yes, THANKS for the post! This type of review is really important for all of us wanting some non-PR input into the private world of ownership. Keep the words rolling! :deal
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,175
Posted By MichRocks
I do have a question, though, especially when it...

I do have a question, though, especially when it was pointed out in the article '... To clear up any confusion, the Burgman 200 tells you its engine displacement right in clear view: the 200 is…a...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-11-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,175
Posted By MichRocks
:robin :kat

:robin :kat
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,175
Posted By MichRocks
Forza 300 = $5600, Burgi 200 = $5000. Both are...

Forza 300 = $5600, Burgi 200 = $5000. Both are expensive.

From riders that rode both, the Forza is regarded as clearly faster. I bought the Forza, and at 422 lbs it is barely heavy enough for...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-05-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,352
Posted By MichRocks
Sorry, I'm having a brain-fart. The OP talked...

Sorry, I'm having a brain-fart. The OP talked about a Sym HD200; is the HD you are talking about the kind you have to (As Cap'n Jim says) dress up in Pirate gear? :lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 07-05-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,352
Posted By MichRocks
^^ Don't ignore that remark. It should be in CAPS.

^^ Don't ignore that remark. It should be in CAPS.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-03-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,475
Posted By MichRocks
Bob- I'm not interested in spending $11K for a...

Bob-
I'm not interested in spending $11K for a bike right now, but what's that cool little job in silver to the left? Seems even more cutting-edge...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-03-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,598
Posted By MichRocks
Wow...I think you nailed it. I have been...

Wow...I think you nailed it. I have been wondering why my rides seem to be so much more enjoyable than when I was on larger bikes. Certainly isn't the speed- they were faster. I was thinking that it...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 147,352
Posted By MichRocks
I don't have direct experience with the GIVI...

I don't have direct experience with the GIVI screens, but can answer for the Honda screen. It does NOT protect the hands. I started riding early this year (snow on the ground, etc), and my hands were...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,598
Posted By MichRocks
Not high mileage, but climbing up on 5,000. Runs...

Not high mileage, but climbing up on 5,000. Runs like a champ, gas mileage has settled in at 70mpg, and am now running slabs on trips though I thought I wouldn't (I didn't think the bike was large...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-28-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,511
Posted By MichRocks
+2

+2
Forum: Battle scooters 06-26-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,752
Posted By MichRocks
Sitting here in a Hotel in Weihai China; turns...

Sitting here in a Hotel in Weihai China; turns out this one has internet...I get to play!

Gas is having an impact back in Michigan too. Recently I have been amazed at how many people have started...
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