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Forum: Battle scooters 11-16-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,912
Posted By web037
Now we know what inspired the Yamaha C3 :rofl

Now we know what inspired the Yamaha C3
:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,119
Posted By web037
Gas Prices

Went dual sporting in Death Valley last weekend, regular was $5.47/Gal at Furnace creek. You all just wait!
Forum: Battle scooters 01-02-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,165
Posted By web037
Have you checked on Google or Yahoo to see if...

Have you checked on Google or Yahoo to see if there is already something like that?
Forum: Battle scooters 01-02-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
I don't think i would trust that on a front...

I don't think i would trust that on a front fender that was broken clean through, Seems like having half a fender break off and come flying at you on the highway would be a bad thing. :eek1

I do...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-01-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
More progress

Made a little more progress on the CH250 this weekend. Mostly deconstruction.

Received the Fan thermo switches from Scrappydogscooters.com already, amazing how fast those arrived. I drained...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-01-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,225
Posted By web037
The street or DS versions will probably never...

The street or DS versions will probably never make it into the US anyway.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-01-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,059
Posted By web037
Bigf Ruckus $2500?

Wow that is a steal. I'll take it if you don't want it!
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 102,260
Views: 20,006,991
Posted By web037
Same with mine. I got a real good look at it...

Same with mine. I got a real good look at it recently, and there is minimal leakage. But it looks weird to have that wet spot there with all the dust sticking to it. Been that way for about 15000...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-31-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,225
Posted By web037
FX Mt Moto

Here is an interesting idea http://www.fxbikes.com/bikes/ 125cc, 125 lbs, 125 mpg. They are taking orders for a dual sport version, probably push it over 125 lbs though.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-28-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
Thanks for that great tip. Bike bandit lists the...

Thanks for that great tip. Bike bandit lists the OEM ones for $79. Looks like the same part covers both the CH250's and the CH150's. I just ordered 2 for $22 including shipping, I think the one...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 756,405
Posted By web037
Love the TMAX

I had the pleasure of test riding one of these at the Bay Area MC show last month. These are awesome bikes. Really a sport bike in scooter clothing.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,022
Posted By web037
All the gear all the time! If you go down the...

All the gear all the time! If you go down the road doesn't care if you are on Vespa, a BMW or a Harley it will tear you up either way.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 1,360,912
Posted By web037
Congratulations and may you scoot happily ever...

Congratulations and may you scoot happily ever after.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
Moe progress

I got the left hand grip sorted out today, removed the extra switch set, put the grip all the way on the bar and moved the brake lever back to the right. The brake lever is not the stock one, It...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
That is a really nice job you did on that...

That is a really nice job you did on that especially looking at where you started from. I love the stripes they really make it stand out from all the others. Did you do those yourself? Was it pin...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
The slight egg shell effect showed up on the base...

The slight egg shell effect showed up on the base coats, I did try sanding with 1500grit between coats but it didn't seem to help so I just moved on to the clear coat. No one else has ever really...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
Thanks Reaper. The #1 thing I am going to need...

Thanks Reaper. The #1 thing I am going to need is a right rear panel. Another inmate already says he thinks he has one but if you have one send me a PM and let me know what you would want for it. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
This mystery lever on the left is actually...

This mystery lever on the left is actually connected to the front brake. The seller actually tried to tell me it was the clutch lever. I just nodded and said sure. If you go back to my original...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-26-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
Reaper, Those are beautiful bikes. Hope I...

Reaper,

Those are beautiful bikes. Hope I can get this one looking like that some day. I hear you are really the man to know when it comes to the Honda scooters. Thanks for all the knowledge...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-26-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
Thanks for sharing those great detailed pictures....

Thanks for sharing those great detailed pictures. It gives me lots of good ideas. My wife has been using a pair of bicycle baskets on her 150 to haul things back and forth to work but something a...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-26-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
Progress

The Elite actually cleaned up pretty nice after I pulled off those ridiculous bags, rack and sissy bar. I am not sure what they were thinking when they put those bags on, most of the weight was...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-24-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By web037
An Elite 250 for my honey

My wife has been riding her Elite 150 for about 4 years but lately has been hinting that she
would like to step up to an Elite 250. I have been keeping my eye out and last weekend I went
out to...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By web037
Thanks Everyone

Thanks for all the feedback so far. I had read the other posts on the subject on ADV, I had not seen the thread on the Ruckus site, that had some interesting info. I don't really want to go with a...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By web037
Any non NA Elite 250 owners out there

The Honda Elite 250's sold outside North America apparently came with a front disk brake. Anybody on this list got one? I wanted to get some details and maybe some pictures on how the disk brake was...
Forum: Regional forums 11-01-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 193,414
Posted By web037
American Basin

Thanks Big_john. Great photo! If ever there was a photo that answers the question 'Why do you dual sport' that would be it. That should be added to the photos on the ADV rider main page.
Forum: Regional forums 10-31-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 193,414
Posted By web037
Somewhere in Colorado?

Where is this? I want to go there!
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 248,951
Posted By web037
Puddle Trouble

Never trust muddy water, it can hold surprises, and never warn your friends, he probably would have been fine on his own.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 102,260
Views: 20,006,991
Posted By web037
If you stay in 4th at that speed is the noise...

If you stay in 4th at that speed is the noise there? Do you have a windshield?
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 102,260
Views: 20,006,991
Posted By web037
Bike dying shortly after starting out

Well, I have been fighting this one for nearly 2 months. It was an intermittent thing and hard to track down. I tried a new Petcock, tried bypassing various things in the fuel tank vent system. ...
Forum: Vendors 05-24-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 134,472
Posted By web037
Once you get it mounted could you post a picture?

Once you get it mounted could you post a picture?
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 55,125
Posted By web037
Coupon please if still available.

Coupon please if still available.
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 134,472
Posted By web037
2 GAL on L-bracket

I need to carry a couple extra gallons of fuel on an upcoming off highway trip and was thinking of trying a 2GAL rotopax on an upright L-Bracket mounted on my rear rack. That should still allow room...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 102,260
Views: 20,006,991
Posted By web037
Center stand

I have the SW motech center stand and have had no problems with it at all. Makes chain maintenance and cleaning real easy. Probably helps when fixing a flat too but so far I have not had to deal...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 102,260
Views: 20,006,991
Posted By web037
RE: Pacsafe tank bag

It is not a warp for an existing tank bag, it is a complete 21L tank bag with the wire mesh built into it. They only seem to have the one size, probably too big for a small Dual Sport like the DR. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 102,260
Views: 20,006,991
Posted By web037
pac-safe tank bag

Do you think the Pac safe tank bag (tanksafe) http://www.pacsafe.com/www/index.php?_room=3&_action=detail&id=28&features=specificationwould fit a DR650 with a stock tank? They have those on sale for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 102,260
Views: 20,006,991
Posted By web037
Have you actually checked both left bulbs to...

Have you actually checked both left bulbs to confirm that one is not fryed? I believe one bad bulb will cause the whole side to stop working. It is not likely to be the flasher because it is a 2...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 102,260
Views: 20,006,991
Posted By web037
Thanks. I will check that and all the other vent...

Thanks. I will check that and all the other vent hoses as well. Maybe it is similar to what was happening with Rob.G's bike.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 102,260
Views: 20,006,991
Posted By web037
I think that would work, if you leave the...

I think that would work, if you leave the inverter plugged into the cigarette lighter of your car. :rofl
Seriously, the stator on the DR650 does not put out 300w.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 102,260
Views: 20,006,991
Posted By web037
I connected one of these up to my Battary and...

I connected one of these up to my Battary and installed it under the center of the handle bars. just put the phone in your tank bag, run the appropriate cable to it and charge while you ride. The...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 102,260
Views: 20,006,991
Posted By web037
Bike dying shortly after starting out

Friday evening and again tonight my 2009 with 6K miles died on me less than 1 mile after taking off. Both times it was about 55 degrees outside and I started it without choke and did not let it warm...
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