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Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,607
Posted By adoptamutt
I can see that the Vespa GT200 was a VERY...

I can see that the Vespa GT200 was a VERY competitive scooter for the Cannonball. Three of them finished in the top 10, plus another two finishers.

Makes me wonder what if a BV200 or Scarabeo 200...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-16-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,647
Posted By adoptamutt
I posted this on another thread here on Adv, but...

I posted this on another thread here on Adv, but .....

How about the Dual Carbon Battery ?

Developed by the scientists who did the batteries for Tesla and the Prius, and Kyushu University. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-13-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,607
Posted By adoptamutt
Yes, congratulations to everyone ! I'd been...

Yes, congratulations to everyone !

I'd been following DaBinChe's seesaw battle for first place since Day One. Those Vespa GT200s have been very competitive.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,122
Posted By adoptamutt
Confucius say: "A woman has the last word in...

Confucius say:

"A woman has the last word in any argument"

"Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument" :lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 05-28-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,151
Posted By adoptamutt
I was going to throw in the Kymco GTi200 (21 HP...

I was going to throw in the Kymco GTi200 (21 HP !) as another choice, but found out they're no longer imported :huh ! Why ?
Forum: Battle scooters 05-28-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,122
Posted By adoptamutt
The San Juans are a treasure ! The last...

The San Juans are a treasure !

The last time I was there was 2003, so I must visit again soon. That time, I went in my Chevy truck with a Lance camper on it. Took the ferry from Anacortes to...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 239,077
Posted By adoptamutt
Are you talking about the girls, or the scoot ?...

Are you talking about the girls, or the scoot ? :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By adoptamutt
OK, so now there's the possibility of an...

OK, so now there's the possibility of an all-electric vehicle that can get 300 miles per charge and be charged 20 times faster than current technology.

Then there's this: Solar Roadways :rofl
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,607
Posted By adoptamutt
Hey CD, are you the first woman to compete in the...

Hey CD, are you the first woman to compete in the Scooter Cannonball ? Just wondering.

Best of luck !
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,185
Posted By adoptamutt
Congrats ! Best of luck running the Cannonball. ...

Congrats ! Best of luck running the Cannonball. :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By adoptamutt
My first cruiser was a 2000 Yamaha Roadstar...

My first cruiser was a 2000 Yamaha Roadstar 1602cc. What a beast. "Gobs of torque!" my brother exclaimed after comparing it to his 1998 Road King (1340cc I think it was).

But, I actually think...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By adoptamutt
How about this "Dual Carbon Battery", being...

How about this "Dual Carbon Battery", being developed at Kyushu University by the same scientists who worked on the systems on the Prius and Tesla ?

- Charges 20 times faster than Lithium Ion ...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,950
Posted By adoptamutt
I'm 58, and 5 years ago this month I high-sided...

I'm 58, and 5 years ago this month I high-sided on my TDM 850. It has dimmed my enthusiasm so I sold off almost all the motorcycles (that included a huge 2005 Royal Star Tour Deluxe and a W650). I...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 239,077
Posted By adoptamutt
Shepski, you lucky bastard ! :wink:

Shepski, you lucky bastard ! :wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,624
Posted By adoptamutt
This thread actually helped me decide to keep my...

This thread actually helped me decide to keep my T-Max a little longer :wink: .

Last year I was pushing it up my driveway and stupidly lost balance and it fell over on the right side. :cry . I...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,607
Posted By adoptamutt
Too bad a major Chinese scooter company,...

Too bad a major Chinese scooter company, distributor, or even dealer doesn't take advantage of this opportunity to sponsor a mainland Chinese scooter for this event. Just think if they took a Tao...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-23-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,722
Posted By adoptamutt
Well, I haven't exactly given up bike riding. ...

Well, I haven't exactly given up bike riding. Selling the TMax but I still have a 2010 SYM HD200 EVO for around town scootin'. Once the TMax is gone, I'll be looking for a used Class B RV like a...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,722
Posted By adoptamutt
Notice my screen name. We have 6 dogs, all from...

Notice my screen name. We have 6 dogs, all from animal shelters ! It's why I'm selling my Tmax ... no time to ride having to care for my 6-Pack :lol3

Here's 5 of the 6.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 239,077
Posted By adoptamutt
Magazine Cover 10 years ago

Cleaning out old magazines and came upon this cutie ...


http://i1094.photobucket.com/albums/i445/shibasaver/img003_zps35508d03.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,722
Posted By adoptamutt
How about a Tmax ?

Which I shamelessly have for sale on the Flea Market :wink: . 2989 miles and just $3750. And I've already dropped it in the driveway for you :deal .

Fly and ride ! (in the San Francisco Bay...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-23-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By adoptamutt
The owner's manual for my 2009 Yamaha TMax says...

The owner's manual for my 2009 Yamaha TMax says the maximum weight capacity for passengers, gear, and luggage is 425 lbs (page 9-1).
:wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 02-09-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 183,355
Posted By adoptamutt
And here's the Zuma clone

https://www.speedwaysatv.com/TaoTao-BMS-150-Zuma-Look-150cc-Scooter-Moped.html


150cc and just $1049. You can buy 3 of these (2 for spare parts, :lol3 ) for the cost of one Zuma 125.

Not...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-24-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,945
Posted By adoptamutt
The Zuma 125 should be faster than the Vino 125: ...

The Zuma 125 should be faster than the Vino 125:

Zuma 125: 125cc, 4 valves, fuel injection, 10:1 compression ratio, forced air cooling
Vino 125: 124cc, 2 valves, 26mm Mikuni carb, 9.8:1...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By adoptamutt
Here's a clip of Vietnam back in the day showing...

Here's a clip of Vietnam back in the day showing those old Hondas and old French cars.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12tce-THLUE

Do you see them ... :lol3


It's Memorial Day so I brought...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,415
Posted By adoptamutt
Can I ask how much the 2009 leftover Citycom was ...

Can I ask how much the 2009 leftover Citycom was :ear ? How do you like it ? It seems they can be found with less than 5000 miles for under $3000. :wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,118
Posted By adoptamutt
How About a Genuine Buddy 170i ? 1. Weight:...

How About a Genuine Buddy 170i ?

1. Weight: 231 lbs dry, so it should be well under 300 lbs wet
2. Seat Ht: 30" seat height, which is considered on the lower side for a scooter (the Buddy 150...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 721,665
Posted By adoptamutt
I'd proceed with caution on this one. A couple...

I'd proceed with caution on this one. A couple of weeks ago I sent the seller a question, but did not get any kind of a reply. Also notice that he has ZERO feedbacks.

Last week there was a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By adoptamutt
Yeah, I noticed that too. I think the...

Yeah, I noticed that too. I think the copper/black two-tone paint scheme is a 105th Anniversary model (2008).

I wonder if all those scooters are infamous Chinese scoots ? :eek1 The seem to be...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-13-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By adoptamutt
One City, Two Wheels... scooters in Hanoi

A little segment from HD.Reports about scooters in Vietnam. There's even a lone Harley rider there, a Ural Hack, and a woman texting on her cellphone while she crosses the street against a swarm of...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-07-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,735
Posted By adoptamutt
Wow, a Big Burger for $3400 ? Where is this...

Wow, a Big Burger for $3400 ? Where is this scoot ? :ear I may just give up my search for a T-Max. And it even has enough miles to be legally registered in California too.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-07-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,735
Posted By adoptamutt
I remember back in 1980, riding my friend's then...

I remember back in 1980, riding my friend's then new shovelhead AMF Harley Low Rider. That thing shook like 8.0 on the Richter Scale ! So even 30+ years ago, I knew I hated motors that shook your...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-04-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,735
Posted By adoptamutt
I don't mind some thumping or some...

I don't mind some thumping or some engine"character". After all, I had a 2000 Roadstar with 1602cc of thumping V-Twin ! But when it gets so bad that it feels like your hands and feet have been...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,735
Posted By adoptamutt
I have not ridden a S'wing, but only sat on one. ...

I have not ridden a S'wing, but only sat on one. I thought it was cramped (I'm 5'-11"). The TMax was roomier. It could have alot to do with the S'wing's thick backrest. I also felt that the Tmax...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,735
Posted By adoptamutt
The SYM HD200s are pretty hard to find around...

The SYM HD200s are pretty hard to find around here, it seems. But I've heard alot of good things about it.

I'm not sure what I want, but I think it breaks down into two possible scenarios: Get...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,735
Posted By adoptamutt
I agree, I thought the TMax is very, very smooth...

I agree, I thought the TMax is very, very smooth ! Some have complained that there's a buzz in the handlebars, but it's easily fixed with bar end weights. But in my 15 mile demo ride, I didn't...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,735
Posted By adoptamutt
Cute photo of your Corgi ! My Corgi Mix, Stuart...

Cute photo of your Corgi ! My Corgi Mix, Stuart will also be 11 years old this year.

He was in the shelter in Chester, SC when a plea came over the internet begging that someone rescue this...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-29-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,253
Posted By adoptamutt
I had a 2009 Yamaha Majesty, and it held my XXL...

I had a 2009 Yamaha Majesty, and it held my XXL Nolan 100E modular helmet, no problem, with plenty of room to spare for a riding jacket and other stuff.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-29-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,735
Posted By adoptamutt
Laugh BTW, I like your avatar ! My avatar is "Stuart",...

BTW, I like your avatar ! My avatar is "Stuart", my Corgi Mix. I live in Northern California, but he came from the Chester County Animal Shelter in Chester, South Carolina. He's awesome...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-29-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,735
Posted By adoptamutt
I had a 2009 Majesty. It's engine was ok. But...

I had a 2009 Majesty. It's engine was ok. But like others have said, it's pokey at stoplights. It's seems to take a second or two once you twist the throttle for it to move forward. On the...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,735
Posted By adoptamutt
Good info ! I'll have to try one of the Piaggio...

Good info ! I'll have to try one of the Piaggio 250's and another Kymco 250 (as I mentioned I demo'ed a Kymco Grandvista with the 250 and thought it was pretty smooth. No problem getting to over 70...
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