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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
Foot race track? Okay I can think laterally too...

Foot race track? Okay I can think laterally too then. Excellent.
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By conchscooter
Eight minutes 22 seconds, should be interminable....

Eight minutes 22 seconds, should be interminable. It isn't, rather the opposite.
Had the singing been a tad bit more gay it might have been quite a bit better. Next time try bottoms up while you...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
Anybody have a racetrack? Homestead Raceway is...

Anybody have a racetrack? Homestead Raceway is 130 miles from here and I don't know when I can get the time to take half a day to ride the Keys to get there...

Any takers?
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,243
Posted By conchscooter
Rain

Yes I have heard of rain. Don't see much. I wonder anybody gets any riding between rain and snow and cold.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-19-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,424,398
Posted By conchscooter
Some useful scooter tags there...

Some useful scooter tags there...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-19-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 905
Posted By conchscooter
Well damn! I guess he knows what he's talking...

Well damn! I guess he knows what he's talking about! Impenetrable tow calculations to me but anyway back to the original question: a modern scooter around 150cc fits the bill doesn't it. A Buddy, a...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
In the interests of keeping the game moving here...

In the interests of keeping the game moving here it is rearranged.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
Re-Grab

Fair enough. Skip's is a real Harley shop but there is a t shirt shop on Duval with a fat logo.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By conchscooter
That scooter looks really good.

That scooter looks really good.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
Tag

Scooter at self storage. A little reminder of my ride with Jerseybiker in Asheville a couple of weeks ago.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-AZO7H6Ce384/VS2...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-AZO7H6Ce384/VS2RWUqN8LI/AAAAAAABmb8/8QdLmn24WAA/I/IMG_0783.JPG

Skip's, Big Pine Key is a bike shop that only handles Harleys, the only such place around. I've...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-13-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,424,398
Posted By conchscooter
Glad somebody likes the stuff. I rate snow like...

Glad somebody likes the stuff. I rate snow like flies, as Gods mistake. The bike looks good, ignoring the background.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-13-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
As far as I know that's acceptable ( especially...

As far as I know that's acceptable ( especially if it's Cole's) but the grab has to be "live".
Forum: Battle scooters 04-13-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,134
Posted By conchscooter
I like the pictures. I am ambivalent about maxi...

I like the pictures. I am ambivalent about maxi scooter styling. But I wouldn't wish my tastes on anyone. Keep riding and taking pictures: that's the fun.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-13-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By conchscooter
Always entertaining. I saw the near miss video on...

Always entertaining. I saw the near miss video on u-tube. Keep them coming.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-13-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
Well, this should be easier than some...

Well, this should be easier than some challenges...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
Laugh It took a guy from Santa Cruz county to step up....

It took a guy from Santa Cruz county to step up. I've got a few more of those for when you lot fail to step up with your tags.
PS That Helux is looking pretty good.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By conchscooter
Good Lord! You found my Sooty! Where's he been...

Good Lord! You found my Sooty! Where's he been hiding all these decades? Tell him I'm fine but I still miss our bicycle adventures. I guess he's graduated to motorbikes, but so have I.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
Wicked Thought I saw you there. Before I went back to...

Thought I saw you there. Before I went back to WORK.

On yer bike sunshine.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,243
Posted By conchscooter
Hey! Wait! I saw Francesca Annis in there...

Hey! Wait! I saw Francesca Annis in there somewhere. Her quizzical smile doth murder sleep far more effectively than Macbeth.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
Tag!

I was going to head to Denny's on my way to work and make it easy but then I figured why make it easy for all you manly SWingers who held up the tag?

Your scooter at a gay bar, drag show optional....
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
Grab!

Cigar store Indian on Duval Street.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
I went after a geocache today. I'm looking. Good...

I went after a geocache today. I'm looking. Good rule - killjoy!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By conchscooter
If it rides okay and makes no noise- sod it and...

If it rides okay and makes no noise- sod it and ride I guess.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By conchscooter
Does the front end dip when you are using the...

Does the front end dip when you are using the front brake underway (it should)?

Do you ride much, or is it parked most of the time?

Does anything squeak?

Have you checked Modern Vespa ( be...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By conchscooter
Never watch home videos

I take it back. That was ENTERTAINING. Great fun to watch. Now when some one asks what goes through my head when I ride I shall point them in this direction. Perfect stream of consciousness.

Full...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 998
Posted By conchscooter
Popping on overrun is typically a lean condition....

Popping on overrun is typically a lean condition. On modern bikes brought about by clean air requirements and old technology was adapted to new requirements. Judging by the filter conditions that...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,708
Posted By conchscooter
I guess it depends on your budget. And time...

I guess it depends on your budget. And time constraints. I used to leave critical parts at home and have them shipped. Which meant that they were never the parts that needed replacement.
Years ago...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 53,449
Posted By conchscooter
Umm..?

Umm..?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By conchscooter
You have very carefully hidden where you live so...

You have very carefully hidden where you live so advising on parts resources isn't always helpful. I am guessing Australia. If it were the U.S. Scooters Originali would be one solid resource.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,424,398
Posted By conchscooter
Yes. Out and about...and it's not even Spring up...

Yes. Out and about...and it's not even Spring up there.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,424,398
Posted By conchscooter
P200e

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-117EnI9EHM4/VSRE-igraKI/AAAAAAABmRg/o3jZGp2h2gU/I/IMG_0655.JPG
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 29,460
Posted By conchscooter
Keep on keeping on, it makes for a great read and...

Keep on keeping on, it makes for a great read and am grateful you can bear the pace.
To cross Darien most people go here:
http://www.stahlratte.de/index_neu_en.html
But it costs money and is easy...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,305
Posted By conchscooter
Well goodness, another story generated by my...

Well goodness, another story generated by my ancient thread. I stopped by to copy the pictures and find another fascinating old adventure. A two stroke no less. Great fun to read about, and in fact...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,243
Posted By conchscooter
One is tempted, being in the Highlands to...

One is tempted, being in the Highlands to paraphrase the Scottish play but instead of wondering about how much blood there was in him, one wonders how one so tall coils himself into a minibike for...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,134
Posted By conchscooter
It is true. You need to fall in love with your...

It is true. You need to fall in love with your ride. I always wondered why you sold the Zuma. You rode that thing like you loved it, small as it was. It did sterling work as a learning tool. I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,621
Posted By conchscooter
Lovely report. Watching your ride and love the...

Lovely report. Watching your ride and love the 150,000 kilometer repair. I just restored my 1979 P200E so it looks like I might a have a few years riding ahead! The old Vespas are really...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By conchscooter
The Znen brand is all over Key West. The rental...

The Znen brand is all over Key West. The rental companies use them and they run well. I think the anti Chinese thing needs to get buried sooner or later. Piaggio buys parts from China, because the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By conchscooter
Try one of the scooters you rented Znen fill the...

Try one of the scooters you rented Znen fill the rental fleets as you saw and run and make money. Klaviator's 150 is a thing of durability. You will steal it from your wife after she gets tired of it.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By conchscooter
Sketchy in quality. Oh dear. Abandoned twice and...

Sketchy in quality. Oh dear. Abandoned twice and still running. For no money. But it's chinese ( with available parts) ... But sketchy quality. Scooters will never gain traction in the U.S. if these...
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