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Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,255
Posted By OKC99
They stole my vespa

In broad daylight right outside my house. Threw it in a pickup. Now I'm getting a Super Turbo 1000 electric scooter. Google it. I decided that in DC, this scooter is even more convenient than a...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 17,097
Posted By OKC99
Yea I realized that too with my 09. The 250GTS...

Yea I realized that too with my 09. The 250GTS is all I ever need (with a top box).

It's the perfect size and mix.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-15-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,866
Posted By OKC99
If driving solved problems we wouldn't have any. ...

If driving solved problems we wouldn't have any. I wish people would find more direct ways to contribute toward a cause. For those people who sponsor these things, they could do even more by saying...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-12-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,947
Posted By OKC99
I can't go all the way to WI, but I am in...

I can't go all the way to WI, but I am in Bloomington,IN and wouldn't might doing a pre-ride along side others who will be driving through the Indy area.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By OKC99
Does anyone have any advice on this matter?

Does anyone have any advice on this matter?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By OKC99
Remove super glue from Givi reflectors

So I did something dumb to stop what I thought was a leaking reflector panel on my givi top box. The glue turned whitish and is on both the red plastic reflector lense and a little bit of black box...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,253
Posted By OKC99
I'm curious what does "a dark horse" mean? ...

I'm curious what does "a dark horse" mean? Sound nefarious :)
Forum: Battle scooters 04-19-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,253
Posted By OKC99
I bought a brand new 09 250 last month and...

I bought a brand new 09 250 last month and coudn't be happier. It's the perfect balance. Very stable at 60mph. Much more than I thought a 12 inch wheel would feel. Very light and easy to move...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 760,964
Posted By OKC99
Adv vespa

The Beast now has light integrated top box. The fury is now complete.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 760,964
Posted By OKC99
Don't I need water?

Don't I need water?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 760,964
Posted By OKC99
How to Apply ADV decals

Hi. I lost my instructions on how to apply. Do I really need to get rubbing alcohol? Can someone tell me the simple steps to apply them?

Thanks!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,455
Posted By OKC99
Have owned both

Please read my post about my "new" 09 Vespa 250ie. I had a 2007 Majesty, then a Buell Ulysses, then this Vespa. I was surprised by the stability at 65mph. I plan to do many 200 miles weekend...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By OKC99
Regional Scooter Meetup & Rides?

Just saw the sticky!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,517
Posted By OKC99
How did the Brosh sizes run?

How did the Brosh sizes run?
Forum: Battle scooters 03-18-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,517
Posted By OKC99
Brosh Colors?

The Brosh website doesn't show the colors they allow you to choose. A pretty bad website! I like the styles but need to see actual images before I whip out my plastic!

...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By OKC99
I don't want to brag, but.....

I just picked up my 2009 Vespa 250! She only had 5 miles on her. Here are some pics. I drove her home 65 miles and here are my impressions:

I'm six-two, 195, 32 inch inseam.

This sucker is...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-13-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,545
Posted By OKC99
I'm good to go!

Yeehah, I'm covered! I'll have one where I'm moving.


VESPA ARLINGTON
3206 N. 10th Street,
Arlington, VA, 22201
Forum: Battle scooters 03-11-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,517
Posted By OKC99
Cajiva, Thanks for the Belstaff suggestion. I...

Cajiva,
Thanks for the Belstaff suggestion. I think those might be a little too East German for my taste though. I really like some of the more colorful jackets. I'm just glad I'll have options...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-10-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,517
Posted By OKC99
Best Jacket for Riding a Vespa?

I'd like to see some examples of "normal" motorcycle jackets being ridden on a Vespa. I like protection, but don't think most of the regular gear would look right on a vespa? Is there a good...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-09-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,545
Posted By OKC99
Cortez, You sound like me. I want this. ...

Cortez,
You sound like me.

I want this.
Wait, no I want that.
Wait,.....what the hell do I want?

Oh yea, I want them all.

What I wouldn't give to be Jay Leno and have a warehouse full...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,545
Posted By OKC99
Is there any reason to think the 300 would no...

Is there any reason to think the 300 would no suffer the same chance/risk of this same wobble? I'll be getting the tall windshield so maybe that will right-size it if it happens.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,545
Posted By OKC99
Thanks guys for the tips on Vespa maintenance. ...

Thanks guys for the tips on Vespa maintenance. The dealer did do the fuel pump fix. Also, I know that this bike won't be perfect, but you have no idea how many Saturdays I spent in the Harley...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,545
Posted By OKC99
Pulled the Trigger on a Vespa 250 GTS

Hello Fuel Sippers,

Sit back, grab a hot cocoa and let me tell you a story.


Im 35 now and my motorbike experiences over the past 5 yrs read like a serious case of 2wheel-turrets syndrome. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29,931
Views: 1,689,868
Posted By OKC99
DC Weekend Trip in May: Looking for 2-3 Riders

I am looking for a few long-distance, on-road riders for a weekend getaway either Memorial Weekend or the weekend before or after. Possibly straight north to Vermont, or maybe a weaving tour through...
Forum: Latin America 10-25-2008, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By OKC99
Mexico Mountains vs Utah Mountains

"You really can't compare them"
"It depends on...."

Ok, so I know that the quotes above will probably be the most popular answer so I thought I would get that out of the way. BUT...for those...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By OKC99
Camping with a Tent: Need Advice!

I Want to ride every weekend, but don't want to spend 65x2 = $130 a weekend on hotels! I have went on 3 weekend trips this summer and am getting sick of the fact that I'm paying about $10/hr just to...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 110,846
Posted By OKC99
My Uly Story

First of all, I wasn't born hard or tough, but I'm getting there. I went from a Scarabeo 150 (thinking "why would I ever need to go more than 50mph?") to a Yahama Majesty (thinking "why would I ever...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-24-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By OKC99
What is down there, it's hard to tell from google...

What is down there, it's hard to tell from google images. It is not dilapidated from Katrina? What type of riding?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-20-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By OKC99
Looking for Riders/Tips for a trip to Monterrey Mexico:

Has anyone rode to Monterrey solo and if so, would you say it was safe and can recommend it? Secondly, if anyone is up for joining just PM me. I'll be taking a Ulysses.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-18-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By OKC99
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By OKC99
Looking for New Mexico Riders: July 4th - Santa Fe

Me and a buddy of mine are planning a trip through some of the most beautiful , harsh parts of New Mexico on July 3rd to the 6th. It's gonna be hot and challenging so if anyone is up for packing...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-28-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By OKC99
Is anyone here near OKC or NM?

Is anyone here near OKC or NM?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-26-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 592
Posted By OKC99
Oklahoma City Callout: Sunday June 1st @5pm

Oklahoma ADV Riders,
Let's put some faces to names, shake hands, and build a short rolladex of names & numbers, and plan some local rides for the season. Bring the your significant other...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-26-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By OKC99
Looking for Riders: 4th of July Scenic Byway Trip, Oklahoma to New Mexico

Me and a buddy of mine are planning a trip through some of the most beautiful , harsh parts of New Mexico on July 3rd to the 6th. It's gonna be hot and challenging so if anyone is up for packing...
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