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Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 75,855
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Duke 390 unveiled!

http://www.ktm.com/naked-bike/390-duke-eu/highlights.html

Simply Awesome! Kept the awesome looks, weighs only 7kg more than the duke 200 but has almost TWICE the displacement! YUMMMM!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 75,855
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Well I for one am totally stoked to be seeing...

Well I for one am totally stoked to be seeing this bike coming to N. America (more specifically Canada). I've been waiting for a while for the entry level street bike market to break open and it...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By THE_SHRUB
do you have a fresh crush gasket installed? Every...

do you have a fresh crush gasket installed? Every time you remove the exhasut you should replace them because if not you lose the seal and incidentally pressure as well.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,457
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Decalzzz!!!

Got the decals in the mail today :D They look awesome! Now all thats left to do is get the drive gear for the headlight in the mail and install it and upholster the seat!
...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-26-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,641
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Ain't seen nothin' flat till you go to...

Ain't seen nothin' flat till you go to Saskatchewan :P but you prolly won't find taters there :evil Nice scoot!!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Very Clean!! Love the matte black finish!

Very Clean!! Love the matte black finish!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,489
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Honda Cub EZ90??

Never seen one of these before and it immediately caught my eye Looks really cool

http://www.imcdb.org/i104519.jpg

http://i699.photobucket.com/albums/vv360/whatwheels/1991CubEZ90/PA040767.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By THE_SHRUB
I <3 Avro Arrow :D Ya that first pic is a...

I <3 Avro Arrow :D

Ya that first pic is a biggie :P

Pretty cool bit of history
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,400
Posted By THE_SHRUB
thats the float overflow tube. I'ts more than...

thats the float overflow tube. I'ts more than likely that you need to clean the float needle seat because it's sticking open and flooding the carb. That carb could use a general cleaning anyway :eek1
Forum: Battle scooters 06-21-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,641
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Go as small as you see fit. In terms of...

Go as small as you see fit.

In terms of cc's, if you want something that will earn its keep around the city, get something 125cc or smaller. For cruising, 250cc+ is a good way to get out into the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-21-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,128
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Oh snowz!! Can-am Spyder Brigade!! I love the...

Oh snowz!! Can-am Spyder Brigade!! I love the looks of those things, and it makes me warm and fuzzy inside every time I think that they are made here in ontario, but I don't think I could/would ever...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-20-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,400
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Nice!! Lovin' the color scheme!

Nice!! Lovin' the color scheme!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-20-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,457
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Beautiful day out, couldn't resist taking more...

Beautiful day out, couldn't resist taking more pics :D I shined up the floor mat with Armor all and it looks way better now.

http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x434/HELIlview/IMAG0113.jpg
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Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,457
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Update: Went to the fabric store and picked up...

Update: Went to the fabric store and picked up some orange vinyl upholstery to make a new seat cover and went to canadian tire to get some matte black paint for the inner panels. the orange vinyl is...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 37,987
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Cameron, it sounds like you have a busted CDI. On...

Cameron, it sounds like you have a busted CDI. On the elite 150 it is common for the engine to start strong and have full power one time, then you go to run it later that day and it running like...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,902
Posted By THE_SHRUB
yeah, that IS pretty wicked, and VERY over the...

yeah, that IS pretty wicked, and VERY over the top, but I personally am not too fond of the top box (I think it ruins the look of the scoot) but ya that system sure does pump out the sound!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,902
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Okay, It's official! That shark sound system with...

Okay, It's official! That shark sound system with the 6" woofer looks SICK! I'm already thinking up ways to install it onto my elite 150. I'm thinkin' fiberglass Cover mounted onto the floorboard,...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-17-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,457
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Better yet, I'm considering making my own. I have...

Better yet, I'm considering making my own. I have a friend who has access to a 3D scanner and a 3D printer, I'm thinking of scanning them into AutoCAD or something similar and reinforcing the gear by...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-17-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,457
Posted By THE_SHRUB
A bit of finishing up...

Took a shot at taking apart the headlight motor system. At first when I took a look at the shop manual I thought that it was going to be a very difficult process, but it wasn't too bad. When I...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-16-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,457
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Talking Honda Elite 150 "Striker" Edition

THE ELITE IS FINISHED!!!! :clap

I decided it was time to retire the old thread I had on this scooter (seen here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=677824 ) and start a new one to...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-16-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,400
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Wow, that is one extra ghetto lookin pipe! I...

Wow, that is one extra ghetto lookin pipe! I would keep it just for the uniqueness, but on the other hand, It doesn't look like there are as many mounting points as there should be, I'd be afreaid of...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,242
Posted By THE_SHRUB
I weigh only 130 lbs and have yet to ride my...

I weigh only 130 lbs and have yet to ride my elite 150 2-up, but with just myself on board it feels sufficient enough, but is nothing compared to what I am used to. I went from Brembo brakes on my...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,637
Posted By THE_SHRUB
New partz on order!

Just ordered about a dozen different parts off of the ThumperTalk store, Including a new front panel and a bunch of bits and bobs. Among the little things I bought I decided to pick up a fresh...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-14-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,400
Posted By THE_SHRUB
I'm assuming you unhooked the spring from the two...

I'm assuming you unhooked the spring from the two brake pads correct? Because that would make a pretty big difference I'm sure! :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 06-14-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,400
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Wicked! The engine looks NIIICE!!! I wish I had...

Wicked! The engine looks NIIICE!!! I wish I had Painted mine, but on the other hand, There wouldn't really be a point since I'm gonna be putting all the panels back on... I think the fact you went...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-14-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Sounds like a neat idea! I seem to recall that...

Sounds like a neat idea! I seem to recall that yamaha sold a deluxe version of it's 1980's Riva 180 scooter that included a "carpeted interior" i.e. Carpeted floorboards. I don't think many sprung...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-14-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,580
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Ya, after seeing the frame for the helix it...

Ya, after seeing the frame for the helix it SCREAMS for a new engine!! I'd love to see someone drop a big 'ol 2-stroke engine in there, weld up a swingarm that has motor mounts for the engine, and...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-14-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,661
Posted By THE_SHRUB
10 days? Wow thats killer, I'd be going crazy...

10 days? Wow thats killer, I'd be going crazy waiting for it lol!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-14-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,406
Posted By THE_SHRUB
A real beaut! If they weren't more difficult to...

A real beaut! If they weren't more difficult to come by compared to elite 150's I'd probably have one of these instead, I've always wondered what the extra 30 odd cc's could do for performance.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-13-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,637
Posted By THE_SHRUB
I decided to make a feeble attempt at repairing...

I decided to make a feeble attempt at repairing the break in the front panel in hopes of salvaging it for temporary use. I managed to vice the to sections together and created an epoxy bridge over...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-13-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,637
Posted By THE_SHRUB
So I think I found some leads for a new front...

So I think I found some leads for a new front handlebar panel, One solution is to buy through a store like Bikebandit, but Its going to cost an arm and a leg to buy and ship here, PLUS I feel kind of...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,637
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Well, seeing as I have TWO seats, I was thinking...

Well, seeing as I have TWO seats, I was thinking of taking one and making a custom orange seat out of it.

I was planning on Shaving down the seat foam to give it a slimmer profile and then handing...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,637
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Thanks! I actually did have a look at a couple of...

Thanks! I actually did have a look at a couple of your restoration vids and You did a masterful job of getting your scoot back in tip top shape. I don't think I've spent the same amount of time and...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,637
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Fresh paint

:DALMOST DONE!!

http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x434/HELIlview/IMAG0091.jpg

http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x434/HELIlview/IMAG0092.jpg
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Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,637
Posted By THE_SHRUB
New paint was laid down on all the front end...

New paint was laid down on all the front end plastics. I just couldn't stand the poor sight of my honda elite 150 in black/gold and silver/black mis-matched panels, so I've decided to go with a...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,661
Posted By THE_SHRUB
nope, no burgman 125 here in the great white north

nope, no burgman 125 here in the great white north
Forum: Battle scooters 06-05-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,152
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Its interesting that you mention this, because...

Its interesting that you mention this, because this year I've seen a spike in riva 125/180/200 models on kijiji and I'm sure if I put the effort in, I'd be able to find someone to race against :D
Forum: Battle scooters 06-05-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,654
Posted By THE_SHRUB
if the deal had gone through, I woulda just put...

if the deal had gone through, I woulda just put the elite 250 engine into your 150 and called it a day lol
Forum: Battle scooters 06-05-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,152
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Has anyone ever considered taking a 180 tranny...

Has anyone ever considered taking a 180 tranny and put it into a 200 riva? Think there would be any improvements in top speed?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,340
Posted By THE_SHRUB
Wow, I just went through one of the webpages...

Wow, I just went through one of the webpages posted above (the one of the complete juno m85 rebuild) and WOW! That scooter is really something else! It seems to be a very VERY rare little scoot...
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