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Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 984
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
There is hardly a better scooter for the job than...

There is hardly a better scooter for the job than a Honda Elite 110 (2010 model).
The under seat storage is humongous. It has a sturdy read rack (plus the flat flood board). It can carry two and...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-07-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,607
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Load it up with camping gear, tools, water, extra...

Load it up with camping gear, tools, water, extra gas. Then it rides like a goldwing. :D:D:1drink
Forum: Battle scooters 09-07-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Very awesome setup. Should be able to make it. ...

Very awesome setup. Should be able to make it.
I put 18,000 miles on a 2009 Honda Metropolitan (50cc) and had not a single failure.

I would, though, recommend keeping the stock NGK plug and...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-04-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,607
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Hey guys, Amazon now carries a generic stock size...

Hey guys, Amazon now carries a generic stock size tire in our size: 90/90/12 at only 39$. This is what I am getting next when my stock ShengShen wears out. It's still over 50% of tread left at 13+K...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-25-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,151
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
I just checked the width and it's still within...

I just checked the width and it's still within specs.
New belt would probably increase the top speed a bit but mine has never hit even 53 when new.
I did about 51 for the first hundred miles and...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,667
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Many CVTs are actually sealed and will not let...

Many CVTs are actually sealed and will not let any sand in. That's one thing I like about CVTs compared to chain that will be grinded in sandy conditions.

The light scooters do find in sand,...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-09-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,151
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Mine has everything stock on it and at 12,500...

Mine has everything stock on it and at 12,500 miles, my top speed is only 48 mph.
I did get 105 mpg on it going at around 30 mph for a full tank.
Love going camping on the Elite all over...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,740
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Sounds great, man. Enjoy the ride. I had 15K...

Sounds great, man. Enjoy the ride. I had 15K miles on a belt on a 50cc metropolitan and my current 110 elite's belt looks nice at 12+K miles. I wouldn't worry about yours breaking but it's indeed a...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,607
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
My little camping trip. LA to San Luis Obispo...

My little camping trip. LA to San Luis Obispo along the coast. Then from Atascadero through Taft, Frazier Park, Palmdale, Pasadena....
Forum: Battle scooters 07-25-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,607
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
I bought a new belt from partzilla.com and it...

I bought a new belt from partzilla.com and it looks small.
OEM HONDA part 23100-GFM-901

Can anyone confirm it's the right size for 2010 Honda Elite 110?

DBC, is that the one you bought?
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
I don't speak Spanish. Yes, the winter sounds...

I don't speak Spanish. Yes, the winter sounds like a good time to go.
BTW, came from a 90 miles ride today, and noticed the idle is higher than normal. When slowing down, it feels as if the engine...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Haha, awesome. Good logic. I've always looked...

Haha, awesome. Good logic.
I've always looked into riding to Panama Canal too, but was scared off by the stories of violence south of the border. Maybe two of us could defend ourselves and our...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Wow, that's a lot of freeway riding. You must...

Wow, that's a lot of freeway riding. You must have been itching to be done with the trip and get home :)
And I can understand. I think South in the Summer is not too much fun on a bike (sticky, hot,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Yeah, I know one doesn't need to break the bank...

Yeah, I know one doesn't need to break the bank riding a scooter. Afterall, you can be flexible and choose a more affordable hotel than if you would have arrived by plane, for example. I wonder how...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
DBC, awesome story, amazing accomplishment. ...

DBC, awesome story, amazing accomplishment.
Reflecting back on the ride, did you ever wish you were on your sh150? If you were to do a leisurely around US ride, which scoot would choose?

Im...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Awesome pictures. The scooter is really battled. ...

Awesome pictures. The scooter is really battled.
Amazing your tires lasted you the entire trip.
That mileage is awesome for 110 cc. You think the compression is still within spec?
What was the oil...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Respect. That was a hack of a ride.

Respect.
That was a hack of a ride.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,607
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
How is oil consumption? Did you add oil during...

How is oil consumption? Did you add oil during the cannonball run? If so, over which interval? Which oil brand did you use while on CBR?
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Maaaan, you've spent a month in the saddle. You...

Maaaan, you've spent a month in the saddle. You must have had enough riding already. :) The tires last loooong on the highway. 500 mile days on the Elite is a lot. I've never ridden mine that far...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Well said. Totally agree.

Well said. Totally agree.
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Wohoo! I didn't doubt it. Good job man. Proved...

Wohoo! I didn't doubt it. Good job man. Proved the Elite's durability for us all.
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
The path to solace does not pass through the...

The path to solace does not pass through the freeway.
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Is your gear towed in a van? Good job! The...

Is your gear towed in a van?
Good job! The scratches only give it character. If you are ever going to try to sell it, they won't matter much with the kind of mileage it has/will have. :D:D
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Wow, still in first place. This is amazing, one...

Wow, still in first place. This is amazing, one of the smallest displacements ahead of the guys with twice the engine size. DBC, you have a good training advantage - ride to the Arctic Circle and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Hmmm, I wonder if organizers had any idea about...

Hmmm, I wonder if organizers had any idea about the weather conditions to expected this time of year at this route. Melted snow and scooters are a dangerous combination.
DBC, obviously it should be...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,607
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
0:45 Nice white Elite 110. :D :D ...

0:45 Nice white Elite 110. :D :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyLkiCkbUjc

Ask a kid to spot the most Elites and give them something as a reward
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Did gas mileage improve? Does the scooter burn...

Did gas mileage improve?
Does the scooter burn any oil?
Are you enjoying the pace?
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Good job. Wow, good you had as much extra gas as...

Good job. Wow, good you had as much extra gas as you carried. I bet the warm gloves and jacket were useful today.
Be careful around bears, Elite has no kick start so you are intrusting your life...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Wow, congratulations. Smallest displacement and...

Wow, congratulations. Smallest displacement and in the first place. It is a great start. Looks like the 50cc scarabeo didn't ride today.

Be safe! Enjoy.
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Epic pictures, especially with the Hyder sign. I...

Epic pictures, especially with the Hyder sign. I have a feeling though that the Yogi was dinner hunting too.
What kind of scoots do others plan to ride? Who is the guy with a 50cc? Is it Ruckus,...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,607
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Your riding style is different too. You don't...

Your riding style is different too. You don't have as much acceleration from stop or slowing down. This is how I also put a lot of miles on tires without wearing them out too fast.
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
I like to keep a helmet next to me in the tent...

I like to keep a helmet next to me in the tent when camping in the bear country. During an attack, it could serve as a good protection. Are you carrying bear spray? Indeed, noticed the wine. Enjoying...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Seems like everyone who travels north, eats a lot...

Seems like everyone who travels north, eats a lot of beep and fries. :) Must be a typical food there.
What are you going to do with extra days? I have been getting 70-75 mpg going against the wind...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Exhaust problem like with your Symba on a trip to...

Exhaust problem like with your Symba on a trip to Alaska. Will check the exhaust bolts on my scoot. I am always afraid to misalign the bolts when installing the muffler and cause uneven stress on the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
I am also rooting for that single cylinder that...

I am also rooting for that single cylinder that had already worked hard for 28,000 miles. I wonder if it's compared to human age in terms of life expectancy, is it like making a 50 y.o. run the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,418
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Wow, an honor to post first reply. DBC, super...

Wow, an honor to post first reply.
DBC, super happy to see you start the trip. I know you and many others have been waiting for it for so long. I, for one, as an Elite owner, am very hopeful you...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,607
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Good luck on the trip. Will be following you. Be...

Good luck on the trip. Will be following you. Be safe. Let us know if we can offer some reasonable support. Plan for unexpected, make arrangements, stay on the cautious side.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,607
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
I have the same thing. It started at around 500...

I have the same thing. It started at around 500 miles. My 1 year warranty expires in a week but I don't think I will take it in for that.
I've tried tightening it down but that didn't help.
Let...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,607
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
Mine did burn some oil when I rode it from TN to...

Mine did burn some oil when I rode it from TN to Los Angeles.
Every 1000-1500 I had to add maybe 50 ml.

Now with using full synthetic, the burn rate seems to have decreased. The reading of the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,607
Posted By Inoplanetyanin
I got the big one, 1/2 inch and up to 240-260...

I got the big one, 1/2 inch and up to 240-260 lb/ft of torque. Needless to say, I can only use it to loosen the nut. The original price is 49$ and with 25% off online coupon, it goes for $40 otd.
...
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