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Forum: Battle scooters 11-16-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,518
Posted By skyman
I went from motorcycles to scooters and have...

I went from motorcycles to scooters and have never looked back. I was tired of the need for a backpack and the weight of the motorcycle's I have owned. In 2010 after returning from a trip to Germany...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,700
Posted By skyman
Scooting

I ride everyday to work which is about 8 miles one way rain or shine.. I am fortunate to leave in a state where I can ride year round. I sold my car over a year ago and purchased a 2010 Honda Elite....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-23-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By skyman
Avon tires

The dealer commented on the stem going bad and I told him it was new (?) in July. He told me the stem was dry rotted so,,,,,,,, old crap that got sold to me? It's all good now with new valve stems...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-22-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By skyman
Avon Tires

I changed my Hoops on my Reflex to Avon's 3300 miles ago and yesterday I had a flat going 50. The vale stem let go ( new stems with the new tires) I have noticed the rear was showing signs of wear...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By skyman
Reflex

Hi, I am only 6 feet and 195 but my Reflex does not seem to mind. I have just a couple of thousand miles on mine since I bought her the end of June. 60 on the Reflex is easy to do and no trouble at...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,560
Posted By skyman
Elite 110 and a Reflex Update

I'm loving life with my two scoots. I have over two thousand on the Reflex now and it's a GREAT all around scoot. I have been averaging 65 MPG with her and 100 MPG with the Elite. I have three...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-05-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,735
Posted By skyman
Elite,,,,, Reflex

I do own both but my Elite is a 110 2010 model, fuel injection,water cooled blah blah blah. That said it is a great scooter, fun easy on the gas (100mpg) and I have smiled for the 3 thousand miles I...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-11-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,774
Posted By skyman
Reflex Update

600 miles on the Reflex now and it has become part of the family. After the tire change and new windshield things got better. Then I started getting a howl on rolling the throttle on at low speeds....
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,774
Posted By skyman
Elite 110

Spotch i have to admire your passion. I have owned the Elite 110 since November and put 3 grand on it. I got slowed down due to the coldest winter on record here in Florida. I sold my cage and my...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,774
Posted By skyman
Elite 110

Thanks for the information and suggestions. After looking at all the answers and doing some research it looks like I may need to take a look at the new Honda 125 coming out this fall. It's either...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-28-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,774
Posted By skyman
Elite Upgrade

Yes, I can see where upgrades can get way out of hand both in complexity and money. Anyone who has ridden the new Elite knows it has more on tap then Honda is letting out to the masses. Honda...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-28-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,774
Posted By skyman
Elite 110

Thanks I was unaware of that so I will do some checking on that site. Thank for the tip!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-28-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,774
Posted By skyman
Elite 110

Thank you for all the replies. Yes it has something to do with the CDI as the scoot hits the cut off at 52. I was wondering if anyone knew of an aftermarket CDI or something of that nature. As for...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,774
Posted By skyman
How do I ???

I have a 2010 Honda Elite 110 that will do 52 miles an hour with me on it and 52 miles per hour with my wife and I on it. It has lots of get up and go it just hits the governor or what ever Honda has...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,135
Posted By skyman
How do I ???

I have a 2010 Honda Elite 110 that will do 52 miles an hour with me on it and 52 miles per hour with my wife and I on it. It has lots of get up and go it just hits the governor or what ever Honda has...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,560
Posted By skyman
Reflex ,Elite update

Well I pulled the trigger on a 2003 Yellow Elite with ABS. It had 3700 miles on her when I bought her. I found her on Craigs list about 90 miles North of where I live in Florida. I picked her up on a...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-20-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By skyman
Reflex mailing list

Hi do you mean the Reflex yahoo group? I have not heard about the mailing list?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-20-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By skyman
New Reflex Owner

Hi all! Just picked up a new to me 2003 Reflex ABS. I got it about 90 miles North of me Friday. It had 3700 miles on her and been sitting for a while. It had some Florida sun damage but not too bad....
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 64,897
Posted By skyman
New Honda

I saw the scoot for the first time today. I was surprised they came out with a 125 instead of a 250 or more. I own a 2010 Elite 110 and I love it, great storage and 100 mpg. I have been looking for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,560
Posted By skyman
Elite and a Reflex

Yes it's a TDI 2009 model. I love that car, comfortable, and efficient. I don't get the mileage you are getting as the best I have done so far is 48.7. That's one of the reasons I choose the Reflex,...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,560
Posted By skyman
Elite 110

I put about $2.50 in the Elite and my wife's Jetta takes about $40 bucks if it's totally empty. But on the bright side she averages about 42 MPG with it. We took a trip to see the granddaughter (340...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-21-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,560
Posted By skyman
Elite 110

One question for you - does the Elite have a side stand?
The Elite does not have a side stand BUT it looks like there is a place for one. My guy at Honda told me they will be coming out with one...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,560
Posted By skyman
2010 Elite 110

I am amazed at how well this scoot fits into daily life. Its fuel injected so starts every time all the time at a push of a button. I get any where from 90 to 100 miles per gallon pushing it hard. It...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,560
Posted By skyman
Reflex

Thanks for the information you guys. I am glad to see I am on the right track. My wife got the bug during a trip to Key West where we rented a couple of scoots. She had a ball riding it all over and...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,560
Posted By skyman
Talking Elite 110 and a Reflex?

Hi All, I'm a newbie here and a veteran lurker. I have a new Honda Elite with just under 2000 miles and I love it! I made the choice to sell my cage and use my scoot for everyday life ( my wife has a...
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