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Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By pnw
Nice pictures, thanks. That is the scenery that...

Nice pictures, thanks. That is the scenery that I was hoping for in a Calif coast ride. I'll decide which route in the next week or two, some of it depends on the purchase, there are some options...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,038
Posted By pnw
I think you are the one to be giving CT...

I think you are the one to be giving CT mechanical advice rather than receiving it. Again, great job!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By pnw
All good info to absorb. To be honest I'm not...

All good info to absorb. To be honest I'm not much into heavy traffic, even driving my truck. All of my motorcycle riding has been done avoiding high traffic areas, mostly back roads and some...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By pnw
Thank you both for the very helpful information!

Thank you both for the very helpful information!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,038
Posted By pnw
I did the fork seal/boot replacement last year. ...

I did the fork seal/boot replacement last year. The hardest part was getting the forks out of the clamps without damaging the clamps. For sure read the instructions on the CT forums, they give...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By pnw
Thanks, the seat height should be fine at 31...

Thanks, the seat height should be fine at 31 inches. The justgottascoot reviewer thought it was more like 30".

For knobby tires I am going to try this on the rear
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By pnw
I am going to buy one. I do have full MC license....

I am going to buy one. I do have full MC license. I plan to eventually put some knobbies on the HD and do some light trail riding here, probably parts of the WABDR again. I just putt along on forest...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By pnw
Bucket list ride

I have never ridden a CVT scooter, only dual sports and CT90/110s and mostly on forest roads/trails. The CTs are a lot of fun but dangerous on paved well traveled roads because of lack of...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,038
Posted By pnw
Nice looking CT! If your carb rebuild doesnt...

Nice looking CT!

If your carb rebuild doesnt go well don't worry. You can buy complete new carbs on ebay for about $25. I used one, it worked perfectly out of the box and it only takes a few...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,909
Posted By pnw
Thanks for the review AMAC It looked like...

Thanks for the review AMAC

It looked like the closest thing to what I wanted, I agree it seems overpriced for what it is but I'll give it a try. I didn't want the armored pants. I have some...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,909
Posted By pnw
How about this? ...

How about this?
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 53,705
Posted By pnw
Thank you for posting your rides and photos, I...

Thank you for posting your rides and photos, I really enjoy them and I am sure that many other lurkers like myself do too.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-31-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,639
Posted By pnw
What "new special taxes"? I'm afraid to ask. I...

What "new special taxes"? I'm afraid to ask. I didn't find it on the access Washington gov web site.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,285
Posted By pnw
A book I enjoyed documenting two brothers trip...

A book I enjoyed documenting two brothers trip across Europe on mopeds in the '50s

...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-30-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,814
Posted By pnw
Thank you for posting, I take that as a...

Thank you for posting, I take that as a definitive answer.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-29-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,814
Posted By pnw
CA tax for out of state buyers

Thanks for the info.

California being California I suspect they will want their tax no matter what.

Since there are out of state, non-Calif, buyers for this bike who I expect will be...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-28-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,814
Posted By pnw
Do you know if you would have to pay California...

Do you know if you would have to pay California sales tax if you pick it up in California or can you just pay your own state's sales tax when you register it?

Do motorcycle dealers provide...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,333
Posted By pnw
Thank you so much for mentioning this helmet. I...

Thank you so much for mentioning this helmet. I wanted a modular with a sun visor and almost bought something else until I read this thread and post and looked into the Nolan N44. Very happy with...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By pnw
These numbers are probably for public...

These numbers are probably for public consumption. Local Yamaha dealer advertises new '14 Zuma 125 for $2499, new '15 SMAX for $3199. no fees.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-18-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By pnw
You aren't missing much, Kripke is or was a...

You aren't missing much, Kripke is or was a character on a TV show - he mispronounced R and L as W.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-16-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 179,144
Posted By pnw
different versions of Lifan 125

This is the one I put in

http://www.amazon.com/Lifan-1P52FMI-K-Engine-Complete-Motorcycle/dp/B004Q1Z8JM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1416162518&sr=8-1&keywords=lifan+125

52.4mm bore, 55.5mm stroke
...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-16-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 179,144
Posted By pnw
Lifan 125 top speed on flat road

I'm interested if anyone knows. I did put a 125 (one of the manual undersquare ones on Amazon) on a CT90 but haven't been able to test it because it has a crankcase pressure issue, must be a plugged...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-02-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 31,767
Posted By pnw
Jerry, What do you think about a rear...

Jerry,

What do you think about a rear size tire on the front, fender clearance wise?

Thinking Vee rubber VM 163 120/90-16 front and back.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 31,767
Posted By pnw
Thanks, It doesn't look like there are a lot of...

Thanks,
It doesn't look like there are a lot of choices for 16" dual sport tire sizes. I think the tread pattern looks good for what I want but I wonder if the 120/90 would be too tall for front...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 31,767
Posted By pnw
dual sport tire

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00D3QX2RG/ref=dp_olp_new_mbc?ie=UTF8&condition=new

Would this tire fit front and back or would that just be stupid?
Forum: Battle scooters 09-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 51,883
Posted By pnw
I'll go for the 6 pole then. I think the 150...

I'll go for the 6 pole then.

I think the 150 is same stroke, slightly larger bore than the 140. Of course I want both low end torque and higher top speed for my CTs. A lot of the small 150cc...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-12-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 51,883
Posted By pnw
Thank You! so this was what I was looking at...

Thank You!

so this was what I was looking at but it might not be any higher output than what is already on it

...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-12-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 51,883
Posted By pnw
lighting stator for lifan 125

Any advice on specific stator to buy so it will charge battery and run lights (CT90 application)? I see lots of them for sale on Amazon and Ebay but I don't want to buy the wrong one, the ads I read...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-01-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,021
Posted By pnw
Thanks, I'll keep an eye on your review at the...

Thanks, I'll keep an eye on your review at the chinarider site for any updates.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,021
Posted By pnw
The one I linked is a 150cc. Problem with these...

The one I linked is a 150cc. Problem with these is you can't see one in person and see how it looks and fits without buying it. I don't want a scooter for any practical everyday use, just a fun toy...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,021
Posted By pnw
Done. I keep coming back to this one. ...

Done.

I keep coming back to this one. Lighter, more ground clearance, I like the bare frame.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,021
Posted By pnw
Thanks for your review on chinariders, I couldn't...

Thanks for your review on chinariders, I couldn't view the pictures because I'm not a member. Any chance you would repeat your posts here?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By pnw
600 mile intervals seems crazy, I wondered if it...

600 mile intervals seems crazy, I wondered if it was a way for them to get out of 24 month warranty obligations for the engine.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By pnw
Cabo 150

I looked this scooter up when I had ambitions of taking a scooter on the WABDR. The Lance maintenance schedule indicated oil changes every 600 miles. Is that a common oil change interval for air...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-17-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,021
Posted By pnw
Thanks Jerry, Sounds like a scooter...

Thanks Jerry,

Sounds like a scooter wouldn't work well at all for what I wanted to do.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11,820
Views: 1,837,149
Posted By pnw
I thought of the same thing, 17" rear, aluminum...

I thought of the same thing, 17" rear, aluminum rims on amazon for about $100, moving the 18" to the front. I am at least 6'+ in shoes and flat foot the xt with slightly bent knees but still want a...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-16-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,021
Posted By pnw
3rd gear equivalent is lowest? That wouldn't...

3rd gear equivalent is lowest? That wouldn't work at all. How do scooters take off from a start - clutch slippage?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-15-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,021
Posted By pnw
If you buy one I'm interested in what you think...

If you buy one I'm interested in what you think of it. I have never had a scooter so I'm not sure if I would like it or not. I have taken a CT110 on portions of the WABDR and it was great for the...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,804
Posted By pnw
That doesn't stop everyone. ...

That doesn't stop everyone.


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988742
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,282
Posted By pnw
http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes...

http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes/street-bikes/pro-dirt-street-warrior-250cc-bike.html


Is this by any chance what you came up with. If it is then more info would be...
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