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Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 64,941
Posted By sendler
Tell him you are there to make the deal but want...

Tell him you are there to make the deal but want to ride it first. If he says no then start to walk away. He will cave in. It is only fair.
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 43,453
Posted By sendler
A TU250 is lucky to hit 75 mph. Aerodynamics are...

A TU250 is lucky to hit 75 mph. Aerodynamics are poor and power is low. The Honda 300F will top 90.
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 43,453
Posted By sendler
The Honda 300F will run away from a TU250 on the...

The Honda 300F will run away from a TU250 on the highway.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 64,941
Posted By sendler
I have one of those now. Rode it to work once....

I have one of those now. Rode it to work once. Shudders a little on take off but once you are rolling it rides perfect. It feels much lighter while riding than the spec would indicate. Huge storage....
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
At least 25% of my 17,000 miles is in the pouring...

At least 25% of my 17,000 miles is in the pouring rain. The stock IRC tires are fine. You will want a larger windshield so that when it is pouring, you can lean down to look just over the top of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8,629
Views: 2,443,242
Posted By sendler
On A TU for highway use, aerodynamics should be...

On A TU for highway use, aerodynamics should be your mantra. I use a simple plank system and various waterproof duffle bags.
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Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 522,358
Posted By sendler
Some people on CBR250.net have the ZG ST screen...

Some people on CBR250.net have the ZG ST screen and it works really well. My 250R runs a full set of heated gear no problem.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 64,941
Posted By sendler
They weren't. Valves wear tighter as the face...

They weren't. Valves wear tighter as the face wears in. That is why most bikes have an initial valve adjustment that is called for at an early mileage. They shouldn't change much more now for quite a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 522,358
Posted By sendler
The CBR250R is a dart on the highway if you tuck....

The CBR250R is a dart on the highway if you tuck. If you are willing to lay your chest on a large stuffed tank bag to get out of the wind you will find a top speed of 90 mph at least, 75 mpgUS at 75...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
They gave me a torn off corner of some carpet pad...

They gave me a torn off corner of some carpet pad which I stacked up to even the thickness and backed up with a piece of milk jug.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
Just do a humpectomy on the stock seat. ,...

Just do a humpectomy on the stock seat.
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Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
That really seems to hang the box way off the...

That really seems to hang the box way off the back.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8,629
Views: 2,443,242
Posted By sendler
Much of my riding takes place in rain at 45F/ 7C...

Much of my riding takes place in rain at 45F/ 7C or below and my experience with modern carbed bikes is that they never run quite right in those temps. All of my injected bikes start on the first...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8,629
Views: 2,443,242
Posted By sendler
$5,100 and still carburated.

$5,100 and still carburated.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 64,941
Posted By sendler
Don't shoot me. Just reporting what I read. . ...

Don't shoot me. Just reporting what I read.
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He is the only person that ever owned both at the same time and he liked the PCX so much better that he took a loss on his Smax to get another PCX.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-20-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 64,941
Posted By sendler
One guy on here had a PCX. Bought an Smax. Liked...

One guy on here had a PCX. Bought an Smax. Liked the PCX so much better he traded his brand new Smax for another PCX.
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http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25763877&postcount=1324
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Forum: Battle scooters 02-20-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 64,941
Posted By sendler
A tach is the first thing I added to my PCX150....

A tach is the first thing I added to my PCX150. RPM versus speed is important to know if you want to do any tuning to the drive train suach as changing to lighter weights to set the pulling RPM to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,212
Posted By sendler
Sorry. I found it funny that someone would...

Sorry. I found it funny that someone would suggest that our own maestro of minimalistic moto memoirs' syllabic symphonies contained too many notes.
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Very entertaining on many levels once again...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,212
Posted By sendler
Thnks fer the pritty pikters and big werds.

Thnks fer the pritty pikters and big werds.
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 522,358
Posted By sendler
I would imagine all of the new CBR250R's were...

I would imagine all of the new CBR250R's were sold out last summer when Honda gave their dealers cash rebates to blow out the remaining inventory. My dealer gave the 4 that they had away for $2,700...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-08-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 191,788
Posted By sendler
I can't get past the cramped seat and toes down...

I can't get past the cramped seat and toes down running boards of the Downtown. Not that the Forza ergos are quite perfect either.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-07-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 191,788
Posted By sendler
Many motorcycles benefit from mods or...

Many motorcycles benefit from mods or replacements to the seat. Don't let this be a deal breaker. I was disappointed when I saw the running boards though. The toes down position is too far down and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 522,358
Posted By sendler
Take your time when filling. You get used to the...

Take your time when filling. You get used to the fuel pump protector after a few fills and then it is no big deal.
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 43,453
Posted By sendler
The CB300F should be about the same as the...

The CB300F should be about the same as the CBR300R and the CBR250R at 67 mpgUS average. Careful riding has gotten me a lifetime average of 90mpgUS on my CBR250R.
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Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 64,941
Posted By sendler
A seat humpectomy on the 2013 PCX150 lets you...

A seat humpectomy on the 2013 PCX150 lets you slide all the way back for solo riding if you are tall.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-25-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
I did mine once at 4,000 miles and will do it...

I did mine once at 4,000 miles and will do it once more now that I have 17,000.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-25-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
2013 PCX seat hump removal

I fixed the missing photos in my PCX seat hump removal post.
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I removed the seat hump from my PCX150 without taking off the cover.
I cut the plastic with a small router bit in a rotary tool....
Forum: Battle scooters 12-25-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
Bigger gas tank, trip computer, led headlights,...

Bigger gas tank, trip computer, led headlights, power outlet, no seat hump, although the 2015 seat still scrunches you forward with no easy diy fix. Save the money. Grab the left over. I like the...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
Except for the fact that in Europe there is no...

Except for the fact that in Europe there is no choice involved. You must start at the lowest tier and can only move up by age and experience. If that is how it works in your state, it doesn't make...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
Never even heard of such a thing. Is class L for...

Never even heard of such a thing. Is class L for kids under 16? How do you get a class L and how do you get a class M? What is the difference?
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
Since when does any state in the USA have tiered...

Since when does any state in the USA have tiered licensing for motorcycles?
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
The appearance is very similar but the 150 is...

The appearance is very similar but the 150 is noticeably faster. If I had found a good deal on a 125 I would be tempted to put a big bore kit on it.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
The Forza gained 120 pounds. How do these bikes...

The Forza gained 120 pounds. How do these bikes get so heavy?
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 64,941
Posted By sendler
Now that you have ridden the new Yamaha, maybe...

Now that you have ridden the new Yamaha, maybe the next meet up could be at the Honda dealer to compare it to the new PCX. I 'm surprised you didn't like the foot forward portion of the floor boards...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
The displacement was increased to 153 from 125cc...

The displacement was increased to 153 from 125cc in the rest of world bikes to make them California freeway legal. Many Euro countries still get 125cc although the new A1 licensing regulations have...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-30-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
Cycle-ergo has the PCX so you can see how you fit...

Cycle-ergo has the PCX so you can see how you fit according to your own height.
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http://cycle-ergo.com/
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Forum: Battle scooters 11-30-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
Where? Drive train? Steering? Tire vibration? It...

Where? Drive train? Steering? Tire vibration? It is normal to have the belt oscillating at different speeds and loads. It is barely tight on the bottom and you will eventually see marks on the case...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-26-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 64,941
Posted By sendler
I still find the PCX150 with an add on windshield...

I still find the PCX150 with an add on windshield perfect but it needs to go 72mph so it can-just-keep-up-with-that-last-truck. If the Smax150 can do this then they nailed it along with having a...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-23-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 64,941
Posted By sendler
I adjusted the valves on my PCX150 once at 4,000...

I adjusted the valves on my PCX150 once at 4,000 miles. Very easy once you get the body work off since they are screw and nut type adjusters and not shims. The Yamaha may be even easier if the access...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-22-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 292,082
Posted By sendler
It's a PCX150 engine. All new for this bike and...

It's a PCX150 engine. All new for this bike and very advanced for fuel economy. Not a GY6.
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