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Forum: Battle scooters 01-20-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,060
Posted By tbone99
Warney, you riding your BR to Amerivespa? I'm...

Warney, you riding your BR to Amerivespa? I'm trying to get out there for it. Lets ride...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-17-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,060
Posted By tbone99
They're out there, don't give up your dream. My...

They're out there, don't give up your dream. My first one I found in Portland from the original owner with only 1300 miles. After 4 years of searching I almost gave up. Everytime I ride it I'm...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-16-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,060
Posted By tbone99
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 540,460
Posted By tbone99
My 93

Woohoo! Back on a VFR.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,523
Posted By tbone99
David, the elite 150 only had the new body style...

David, the elite 150 only had the new body style one year 1987. The 250 had it for two years 89-90. Below is a very helpful link. Check it out.

http://www.motorscooterguide.net/page1/page1.html
Forum: Battle scooters 02-27-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,523
Posted By tbone99
That red one is a 1987 Elite 150. I just love...

That red one is a 1987 Elite 150. I just love the looks of the newer body style. The thing I love most about my 90 Elite 250 is the underseat storage. I can fit a full face helmet, leather jacket,...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-12-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,216
Posted By tbone99
Corbin will tweak it for a year for free but you...

Corbin will tweak it for a year for free but you have to pay shipping. I had to send mine back once and had them move it back 1 inch and lower the back 1 inch.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-09-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,216
Posted By tbone99
They're nice. Here's mine: ...

They're nice. Here's mine:
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_h9mx98GBDqQ/TIj-8ag7R6I/AAAAAAAAFD0/jTO4cXXXajo/s1600/P1000210.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,328
Posted By tbone99
Yea Greg, it's the same with me. In the end I...

Yea Greg, it's the same with me. In the end I usually lose $$$.

Motorcycles were a big part of my life growing up. When I was 11-16 I used to race MX so I had a few different motorcross bikes....
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,328
Posted By tbone99
57 in 30 years of riding. I got my first minibike...

57 in 30 years of riding. I got my first minibike when I was 10. I'm now 40 and have owned 42 motorcycles and 15 scooters. Currently in the garage are a 2003 BMW R1150RT (For Sale), 2010 Vespa GTS...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-05-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By tbone99
Dang it. I just picked up mine last weekend and...

Dang it. I just picked up mine last weekend and they are great scooters. Might have to hook up the trailer and take a drive this weekend.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-24-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,330
Posted By tbone99
That's a good question because, 1. The 89 or 90...

That's a good question because, 1. The 89 or 90 Elite 250s are very hard to find. 2. If you ever do find one they are never in this kind of condition.

I've been searching for one for the past 4...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-24-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,330
Posted By tbone99
Yea, 85-88 Elite 250's are not too hard to find. ...

Yea, 85-88 Elite 250's are not too hard to find. The 89-90's are a different story. Please let me know if you find an 89 or 90.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-22-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,989
Posted By tbone99
I've seen 85-88 Elite 250's all over the place...

I've seen 85-88 Elite 250's all over the place priced anywhere from $500 to $2500.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-22-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,989
Posted By tbone99
That's a good question because, 1. you can't find...

That's a good question because, 1. you can't find any 89 or 90 Elite 250s. 2. If you ever do see one they are never in this kind of condition.

I've been searching for one for the past 4 years. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-22-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,989
Posted By tbone99
My newest addition to the family. A one owner...

My newest addition to the family. A one owner 1990 Honda Elite 250 with only 1300 miles:D

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_h9mx98GBDqQ/TEKYIhMtT8I/AAAAAAAAEzU/__sqYfd0DZM/s1600/zj74tv.jpg...
Forum: Americas 07-21-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By tbone99
There were a lot of open campsites in Custer...

There were a lot of open campsites in Custer State Park the last 2 years. The roads around Custer SP and Mt. Rushmore are sweet to say the least. I would get up at sunrise everyday and head for...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,330
Posted By tbone99
Yep, that's the one. A guy in my scooter club...

Yep, that's the one. A guy in my scooter club knew I was looking for one and he sent me the link Saturday morning. 10 minutes later we struck a deal.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,330
Posted By tbone99
Thanks PinkSteel :freaky

Thanks PinkSteel :freaky
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,330
Posted By tbone99
Oh, I hope so. :D Thanks,

Oh, I hope so. :D

Thanks,
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,330
Posted By tbone99
Thanks, I just wish it had a rack on the back. ...

Thanks, I just wish it had a rack on the back. Does anyone know if one was available for these? I think the rack was standard on the 85-88 250. I know it has underseat storage but I don't think I...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,330
Posted By tbone99
:D Thanks

:D

Thanks
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,330
Posted By tbone99
Finally found one. 1990 Honda Elite 250 with only 1300 miles

I was beginning to think these didn't exist anymore but I finally found one. 1990 Honda Elite 250, one owner with 1300 miles. I've owned a 1984 Honda Elite 125, 1985 Honda Elite 150, 85, 86 and 87...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 157,062
Posted By tbone99
1987 Honda Elite 150 with only 1100 miles $1650 Omaha, NE

http://omaha.craigslist.org/mcy/1839211399.html

I hate to sell it but I just bought a 1990 Honda Elite 250 with only 1300 miles.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,989
Posted By tbone99
I love this scooter. I've only had it a week and...

I love this scooter. I've only had it a week and already put 300 miles on it.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-29-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,989
Posted By tbone99
Thanks Brockster:)

Thanks Brockster:)
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 160,476
Posted By tbone99
Here is my 03 after picking it up in Aspen...

Here is my 03 after picking it up in Aspen Colorado last weekend. It only had 13k miles. A week later it has almost 15K.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,993
Posted By tbone99
The PO had a new battery, oil, and air filter...

The PO had a new battery, oil, and air filter installed. He also had the carb cleaned. This was all done less than a month ago. All it needed was a little air in the tires. I filled the tank with...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,989
Posted By tbone99
My new 1987 Honda Elite 150 with only 700 miles. ...

My new 1987 Honda Elite 150 with only 700 miles.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_h9mx98GBDqQ/TCOVZ6lnAqI/AAAAAAAAEyc/YZ6SXyjFMEA/s1600/Elite3.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,993
Posted By tbone99
I just picked up a 1987 Honda Elite 150 with only...

I just picked up a 1987 Honda Elite 150 with only 700 miles on it yesterday. The thing rides like brand new.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,989
Posted By tbone99
Here's my 300. ...

Here's my 300.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_h9mx98GBDqQ/S_VIm9dxc6I/AAAAAAAAEow/hyAfTmer11E/s1600/DSCN3450.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,989
Posted By tbone99
Very nice, but I don't recommend riding in flip...

Very nice, but I don't recommend riding in flip flops. How did you get your front rack to fit with the 300 horncast? I put a GTS 250 horncast on mine to get the front rack to work.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,581
Posted By tbone99
If it's for the wife I would probably stay away...

If it's for the wife I would probably stay away from the Stella since they're not an automatic. I would keep an eye out for an older Honda Elite 125/150. They're great scooters and very easy to...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,581
Posted By tbone99
Oh, that would be sweet! To me it's amazing the...

Oh, that would be sweet! To me it's amazing the performance you can get out of those little Aprilia 50's. I would have never thought you could get a 50cc scooter to go over 50mph. All the Honda...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,581
Posted By tbone99
Yea, I wish I could have kept them all but they...

Yea, I wish I could have kept them all but they were mostly stepping stones to better/faster ones. I started off with a couple Honda 50's, then onto an Elite 125, Elite 150, Honda Helix, 650...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,581
Posted By tbone99
Absoutley they are. I've ridden motorcycles my...

Absoutley they are. I've ridden motorcycles my whole life and have owned 41 of them. I was getting tired of shifting, not having any storage, and all the heat from the motor baking my legs sitting...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-17-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,989
Posted By tbone99
Big difference off the line, top end is about the...

Big difference off the line, top end is about the same. The 300 hits the power band lower down in the revs so it's quicker. The 250 takes a little longer to get wound up but then it flys. The 300...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-17-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,989
Posted By tbone99
My red 2007 Vespa GTS 250 and my white 2010 Vespa...

My red 2007 Vespa GTS 250 and my white 2010 Vespa GTS 300 Super.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae24/abcdefghijklmnop99/2xVespa.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 288,773
Posted By tbone99
Drz400sm

Sold my 94 XR650L and picked up this 06 DRZ400SM last weekend and love it.
http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae24/abcdefghijklmnop99/06%20Suzuki%20DRZ400SM/DSCN2672.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-15-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,774
Posted By tbone99
I would run it with the seafoam in for a tank or...

I would run it with the seafoam in for a tank or two. I believe the directions say 2oz per gallon. You might want to add another 2oz and run through that tank. That would be easier than having the...
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