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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4,339
Views: 191,535
Posted By Culcune
Red--I work as a teacher in prison, so the tough...

Red--I work as a teacher in prison, so the tough part for me is listening to the whining. The interesting part is googling the news stories of the students and teaching assistants who are in for...
Forum: Face plant Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,679
Posted By Culcune
See--these gp don't know what they're doing?! ...

See--these gp don't know what they're doing?! :lol3
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,339
Views: 191,535
Posted By Culcune
Similar with Yuma, but they don't stay, or they...

Similar with Yuma, but they don't stay, or they buy about 10 to 15 miles east of town in the so-called Foothills of Yuma. The Foothills becomes a ghost town once they leave.

Every year, at least...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 07:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,022
Posted By Culcune
...but you're not from Arizona :rofl ...

...but you're not from Arizona :rofl

Seriously, I do agree that he did not take the warnings and seemed to be a pain to many (not me since I did not really listen to many of his opinions I thought...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,022
Posted By Culcune
I live in the armpit of the state...:lol3

I live in the armpit of the state...:lol3
Forum: Face plant Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,679
Posted By Culcune
Good advice on movement, Eyes Shut. When I was...

Good advice on movement, Eyes Shut. When I was 13 years old (I am 45 now) I broke my other clavicle in a bicycle accident. I was sidelined from karate which I was taking at the time (and actually...
Forum: Face plant Yesterday, 05:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,679
Posted By Culcune
Without being an expert, but having just...

Without being an expert, but having just recovered from a far less damaging accident (broken clavicle and hairline fracture on my radial something or another) I had no issues regarding the 800mg...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 05:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,022
Posted By Culcune
You're agreeing to babysit him?! :clap I...

You're agreeing to babysit him?! :clap

I was totally on the opposite ends of him regarding Chinese scooters and bikes for the most part, but I am old enough not to have gotten offended by...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By Culcune
Contact member 'Birdmove' since he lives there

Contact member 'Birdmove' since he lives there
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 369,911
Posted By Culcune
This is definitely not the way to pass...

This is definitely not the way to pass bicyclists:


<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/dNFaAqS2f18" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>

OK, this had been...
Forum: Americas 12-19-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Culcune
Yuma, too :huh I am stuck behind many a snowbird...

Yuma, too :huh I am stuck behind many a snowbird from Alaska, but even worse--Canada :eek1:eek1

Heck, I wouldn't go to Alaska just because of the snowbird assault year after year:D Yes, just...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 951
Posted By Culcune
I live in Yuma, AZ, and my commute is 16 miles...

I live in Yuma, AZ, and my commute is 16 miles each way to work and back. On October 25th, I had an accident on my bike (the bike is in good condition), and had to heal due to a broken clavicle and...
Forum: Face plant 12-17-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By Culcune
Definitely keep an eye on the concussion! ...

Definitely keep an eye on the concussion!

Ribs will heal, although they hurt for a couple weeks (nothing you can do!)

Clavicle--keep the brace on relatively tight. If you don't, it could heal...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By Culcune
Actually-most of the advice is universal when it...

Actually-most of the advice is universal when it comes to Chinese bikes! :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 12-16-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By Culcune
There are some decent Chinese brands nowadays,...

There are some decent Chinese brands nowadays, but Tank has been gone for several years, so no idea on quality. As far as clueless owners--it would behoove them to get on youtube and watch the...
Forum: Face plant 12-16-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By Culcune
I had just posted my accident a short time ago...

I had just posted my accident a short time ago (accident was 10/25) and I had a broken clavicle and injured ribs (they never x-rayed them because they said there is nothing they can do no matter if...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Culcune
This one is probably a little small for your use,...

This one is probably a little small for your use, but definitely winter...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L085OwkfVkc
Forum: Face plant 12-14-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,830
Posted By Culcune
My accident almost two months ago was relatively...

My accident almost two months ago was relatively slow speed (15 mph?), but my head (with a helmet) definitely hit the sidewalk. It was a cheap Bell helmet I had bought at a Wal-Mart about 8 years...
Forum: Hacks 12-11-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,958
Posted By Culcune
Wow, these bikes are huge! Just...

Wow, these bikes are huge!

Just kidding--that photo is absolutely adorable!!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 316,845
Posted By Culcune
http://www.smotos.cl/_data/2014_08/1408571769_suz6...

http://www.smotos.cl/_data/2014_08/1408571769_suz6.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 12-04-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,999
Posted By Culcune
If the scooter gods smile down on us, TGB should...

If the scooter gods smile down on us, TGB should be back in the US within months (or sooner). I will update as I get more word.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,732
Posted By Culcune
This happens quite often on the two lane county...

This happens quite often on the two lane county roads I commute to work and back on; in Arizona, per the driver's manual, one has to stop at least 20 feet from a school bus when it has its red lights...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 237,245
Posted By Culcune
I am looking at a replica CT70 that comes with a...

I am looking at a replica CT70 that comes with a 125cc engine for $895 plus shipping. The Grom looks like a fun bike, but since I am cheap, and have been keeping up with the replicas (including that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-01-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 29,001
Posted By Culcune
Are you guys planning a scooter/motorcycle...

Are you guys planning a scooter/motorcycle tribute ride/procession after the service? I am sorry to read about this, and my thoughts and prayers are with her family and you guys, her friends, at...
Forum: Hacks 12-01-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,958
Posted By Culcune
Having belonged to several Chinabike forum sites,...

Having belonged to several Chinabike forum sites, I think alot of the negative ratings have to do more with the products than the actual service. IN this day and age, my biggest worry is more about...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-28-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 28,410
Posted By Culcune
We had discussed this on chinariders. I had...

We had discussed this on chinariders. I had asked a distributor I know, Excalibur Motorsports, a few months ago, if they would let me pay for my TMEC 200 enduro bike, register it in AZ, and ride it...
Forum: Hacks 11-27-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,958
Posted By Culcune
I forgot about them--I had called Ice Bear to...

I forgot about them--I had called Ice Bear to inquire about their CT70 clone a few months ago. The very rude 'customer service' woman who answered kept telling me--"we don't sell to customer"--I...
Forum: Hacks 11-27-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,958
Posted By Culcune
For all it's worth, call these guys...

For all it's worth, call these guys www.atv4usa.com 909-591-8800 (there is a 800 number on their site if you have to pay for long distance) who are distributors, but do have a retail license as sell....
Forum: Battle scooters 11-25-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By Culcune
I am in agreement here. There was a show on the...

I am in agreement here. There was a show on the now-defunct cable channel, Speed TV, on the block called 'Two Wheel Tuesday' in which the host of one of the motorcycle shows rode a 50cc...
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,958
Posted By Culcune
Perhaps a new engine upgrade is in order for the...

Perhaps a new engine upgrade is in order for the snow??

http://youtu.be/L085OwkfVkc
Forum: Hacks 11-23-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,958
Posted By Culcune
What would be the point? I guess for off-road...

What would be the point? I guess for off-road use, car shows, perhaps, or parade duty by the Shriners :rofl but I am being serious--there is little point in a bike like this that cannot be tagged...
Forum: Face plant 11-23-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,679
Posted By Culcune
It might be good to consider having a riding...

It might be good to consider having a riding partner when one is planning to go into the middle of nowhere--just for situations like this! I am not trying to criticize or judge, but it does happen,...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,832
Posted By Culcune
This guy has nothing but good things to say about...

This guy has nothing but good things to say about riding his 150cc Chinese scooter on the freeway in the Sacramento area (Interstate 5):

http://youtu.be/3_1ZQq4yV00
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,832
Posted By Culcune
Ironically, in California, the slower 150cc...

Ironically, in California, the slower 150cc scooter is legal for freeway use while the faster 125cc Grom is not :huh

Are small bikes allowed on the UK motorways?
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Culcune
Waaaaay back in the late 1980's/early 1990's when...

Waaaaay back in the late 1980's/early 1990's when I attended Cal. State Univ., Northridge, parking was horrible on a good day. The school was primarily a commuter school with people driving from all...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-21-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,073
Posted By Culcune
No, you were far more than a 'normal guy'...

No, you were far more than a 'normal guy' :lift--you did this all on the cheap!!:bow My type of trip to Mexico!!!:jose
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Culcune
Yes, and these, too :rofl

Yes, and these, too :rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Culcune
Go-peds did the same thing, but with...

Go-peds did the same thing, but with global-warming :huh, atmosphere-hating two-stroke engines--like 15 years ago.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By Culcune
Yamaha seems a little optimistic :deal

Yamaha seems a little optimistic :deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-20-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,073
Posted By Culcune
I hear you on the (sad) memories of people. I,...

I hear you on the (sad) memories of people. I, at 45, and having 4 weeks off work, have been thinking about how I am kind of at a transition in life. I have lost a few friends younger than me this...
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