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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 967
Posted By cdwise
Thought it might be something like that though...

Thought it might be something like that though mine are usually daypack, phone, charger, tablet of some sort (drawing, ipad, windows, whatever), camera and credit card. Everything has to fit in the...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 55,388
Posted By cdwise
Well this seems to be working better, next tag =...

Well this seems to be working better, next tag = food truck though I will also accept other mobile food providers including the guys on reverse tricycles selling tamales or ice cream. Ice cream...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 55,388
Posted By cdwise
Trying from tapatalk post which hopefully wors...

Trying from tapatalk post which hopefully wors better. Golden Paws where my pup gets his bath.
http://wiserways.net/tag/groomer.jpg

Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 64,121
Posted By cdwise
Proper size sockets and a torque wrench were the...

Proper size sockets and a torque wrench were the only tools we needed if I recall correctly from changing the tires for the cannonball. I had the tires mounted by a tire shop on spare rims so didn't...
Forum: Regional forums Yesterday, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 527,547
Posted By cdwise
Thanks, I really should update it more often....

Thanks, I really should update it more often. There are parts of the cannonball and half a dozen other trips I've never got around to finishing and putting online. Less than a week to our west coast...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 967
Posted By cdwise
Okay, I have to ask - what is a "credit card"...

Okay, I have to ask - what is a "credit card" ride?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 30,084
Posted By cdwise
Fit and finish have been very good on the Vespas...

Fit and finish have been very good on the Vespas I've owned but I do know that some of the UK folks have had complaints about the "thin" paint on some of their models.

Been raining buckets far...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 55,388
Posted By cdwise
Thank you Lil'Steve. Posting photos from my...

Thank you Lil'Steve. Posting photos from my iPhone doesn't seem to work too well.

Next target = ATM
http://wiserways.net/tag/atm.jpg
Glad the thunderstorms have passed but still wish I had...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 55,388
Posted By cdwise
Third try from m my iPhone ...

Third try from m my iPhone

http://www.folioscenes.net/Scooter/Amerivespa/i-vwdct7n/A
Forum: Regional forums 04-24-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 527,547
Posted By cdwise
PM me if you go through or near Breckenridge, CO....

PM me if you go through or near Breckenridge, CO. If I'm in town I'd love to get together and maybe able to offer stopping accommodations. Packing from my west coast trip with my brothers for the...
Forum: Americas 04-24-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,545
Posted By cdwise
You can camp for free many places in Colorado,...

You can camp for free many places in Colorado, especially on publicans in the mountains. If you are planning on spending 3 months in the US consider a national parks pass. Secondary roads are...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 648
Posted By cdwise
Had my tire been pluggable I'd have continued...

Had my tire been pluggable I'd have continued riding because it took me 5 days to get a new tire in after the blow out on Saturday. Being stuck in Texarkana less than 300 miles from home was not fun....
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 55,388
Posted By cdwise
I actually have been to one on outside Houston...

I actually have been to one on outside Houston several years ago but don't remember how to get there and frankly my schedule doesn't permit it right now, sigh.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 648
Posted By cdwise
More or less my POV. I've carried plug kits and...

More or less my POV. I've carried plug kits and inflators on long trips. If the hole is small and not too close to sidewall I'd have no problem ridding on a plugged tire. Unfortunately the only time...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 64,121
Posted By cdwise
Well then let me rephrase that, the only BVs I've...

Well then let me rephrase that, the only BVs I've ever seen for sale in Houston dealer or otherwise were 250, 500 and now 350. I never saw a 300 in this part of the country. I do see quite a few...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 64,121
Posted By cdwise
I don't think we got the BV 300 either or if we...

I don't think we got the BV 300 either or if we did I've never seen or heard of one. BV 350 is what folks want here. I see far more Sports City 250s around town than BV 250s.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 64,121
Posted By cdwise
Our Houston dealership sells out of NOS Sports...

Our Houston dealership sells out of NOS Sports City 250s as soon as he gets his hands on them. Lovely scooter and quite popular in our area.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-21-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 35,435
Posted By cdwise
Looks like you are having a good trip, keep it up.

Looks like you are having a good trip, keep it up.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-21-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 55,388
Posted By cdwise
My street Buffalo Speedway was named for the race...

My street Buffalo Speedway was named for the race track that used to be at the end of it but it is long gone. I'm out for coffee on the Buddy or I could run out to the horse track but to get there in...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By cdwise
One of our local scooter group members has...

One of our local scooter group members has transferred her Tow Pac between a Helix and a Silverwing. It has worked very well for her, as I mentioned she's balance challenged as well as very short...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-19-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 967
Posted By cdwise
It will depend on whether I go to Amerivespa or...

It will depend on whether I go to Amerivespa or not. If I don't I will probably be in Colorado. If I do obviously not. :)
Forum: Battle scooters 04-19-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 967
Posted By cdwise
Next trip it's in two weeks up the west coast...

Next trip it's in two weeks up the west coast from Mexico to Canada for my brother's 50th foe two weeks. After that I'm not sure if I will it to Amerivespa or when I will get to Colorado. Klav,...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By cdwise
I don't think a Tow Pack would provide a place...

I don't think a Tow Pack would provide a place for your hound. Basically it adds training wheels on each side of whatever you mount them too. There is room for side cases between the scoot and wheels...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,346
Posted By cdwise
Masada are pretty cool we have a guy who rides...

Masada are pretty cool we have a guy who rides one in Houston.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,346
Posted By cdwise
Symba 100...

Symba 100 http://www.alliancepowersports.com/models/symba.html
Genuine http://genuinescooters.com pretty much any scooter they have fits your weight criteria

I'm assuming that reliable 50-65 mph...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-17-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By cdwise
Had to laugh when I saw an ad for a BMW c600...

Had to laugh when I saw an ad for a BMW c600 listing it as a "moped".
Forum: Battle scooters 04-17-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By cdwise
I don't need it but we've got a couple of people...

I don't need it but we've got a couple of people in Houston who have used them either because of balance issues or while recovering from an injury. The Tow pac has worked out very well for them on a...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By cdwise
Shh, but many people connect EU turn signals and...

Shh, but many people connect EU turn signals and remove the add-ons after they buy the scoot. We removed them from our Buddy and Sports City using the OEM turn signals instead.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 69,223
Posted By cdwise
To continue the hijack I know folks who swear by...

To continue the hijack I know folks who swear by Microswirl edging http://www.saeng.com/product.php?id=581&category=80
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,163
Posted By cdwise
All three of my brothers are BMW riders. One does...

All three of my brothers are BMW riders. One does ride faster, longer and crazier than almost any other rider I've met. Another won't consider getting on the bike unless he's going at least 100...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By cdwise
Might want to ask in the Stella section of...

Might want to ask in the Stella section of http://modernbuddy.com I don't know if they still do but folks from Genuine would lurk and occasionally post on the various sections of the forum.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 55,388
Posted By cdwise
I doubt I'll be a regular in it but I needed to...

I doubt I'll be a regular in it but I needed to get out of the house on two wheels. Being on the little scooter I thought I'd do something different. Otherwise it would have just been coffee,...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 55,388
Posted By cdwise
Trying to think of some place that might not have...

Trying to think of some place that might not have been used I came up with my neighborhood dog park.
http://cheryldwise.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/IMG_3421.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 55,388
Posted By cdwise
We had unexpected sunshine today and with the GTS...

We had unexpected sunshine today and with the GTS being in the shop in addition to the rain I couldn't help it and grabbed the Buddy. Since my kids have been using it for a daily commuter for the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By cdwise
Sounds like you have things well in hand then....

Sounds like you have things well in hand then. Exhaust gaskets were one of the few spare parts I took on the scooter cannonball. :)
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By cdwise
I believe all SYM scooters are CARB compliant....

I believe all SYM scooters are CARB compliant. The only modern scooter I'm aware of that isn't is the 2 stroke Stella.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By cdwise
Other than possibly heavy rain the weather this...

Other than possibly heavy rain the weather this time of year across the southern US is some of the best for riding. Much later in the year and it gets unbearably hot. Earlier and a few places you...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,163
Posted By cdwise
I guess 58,000 miles isn't many miles then....

I guess 58,000 miles isn't many miles then. Either would be much less "busy" than the Sports City I rode from Alaska to New Orleans or the thousands I've put on the Vespa GTS riding on the highway....
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 55,388
Posted By cdwise
Just the next 6? We have one day where it might...

Just the next 6? We have one day where it might not rain in the next 10, sigh. Even my son who rides in just about anything took the car this morning since thunder was loud and close enough to shake...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,163
Posted By cdwise
There are several bikes I've considered seeing...

There are several bikes I've considered seeing them at the dealership, most notably the Aprilia Mana but I won't buy one without a test ride. Shop was supposed to call me when they had a demo but...
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