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Forum: Battle scooters 11-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 160,808
Posted By windburn
My gas Subtank cap was ordered from the Good...

My gas Subtank cap was ordered from the Good Dratv. It has gas on the cap and I see no pin hole breather like the under the seat gas cap has. It does not leak however it is new.
The pinhole...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-09-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 160,808
Posted By windburn
Ole' Yella gets a sub tank

I was gifted a sub tank and mounts so after some cleaning and painting I mounted the Sub Tank which just doubled my driving range between fill ups.

<a...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By windburn
My Helix

I put 11,000 miles on my Helix before selling it to a friend at a total of 40,000 miles.
Put a milk crate or zipping gym bag on the back seat and use it for groceries. I have hauled bags of dog food...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By windburn
Gas prices $2.85 today at the pump.

Supply and demand has brought prices down due to:

Smaller cars getting better milage.
Bigger cars and trucks getting better milage ( my Ram Truck gets over 20 mpg )
Horizonal...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-21-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,165
Posted By windburn
Warranty on a BMW

The 2013 BMW maxi scooter I was looking at was $9965 they explained that they licensed the bike to reduce the price(?) so the 3 year BMW warranty was reduced by the time on the floor after licensing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 100,914
Posted By windburn
<a...

<a href="http://s285.photobucket.com/user/scootermikej/media/CT%2090/3CCF3378-4FC0-423B-9116-67FB93797EBF.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 23,165
Posted By windburn
The Pacific North West

Are there any plans to bring this bike to Oregon or Washington?
I would like to get a good look. I'm 5'6" and I would like to have a good bike that fits.
I'm a long drive from southern...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,439
Posted By windburn
Safety is the point

When analyzed the accident rate for cars and Motorcycles where statistically similar. However motorcycle riders where 10x more likely to die or suffer serious medical issues.
The safety factor is...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-06-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 160,808
Posted By windburn
Fine work CA Strom

CA you have done impressive work on your CT. :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 10-06-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 160,808
Posted By windburn
Harvest ride

The farm land in the Willamette Valley, Oregon

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Forum: Battle scooters 09-29-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,117
Posted By windburn
The two tone finish is very nice

The two tone finish is very nice!
It is interesting that they find a market for 50cc's however young urban students may find them useful. I would think the sweet spot would be at 150cc's. The 125cc...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-13-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,567
Posted By windburn
If she wants it I would buy it for her.

After 41 year and a wonderful life together I would buy one for her if she wished. To me she is a beautiful woman and she can have what she wants. She would look lovely on the 946.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-13-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,793
Posted By windburn
40,000 miles

I put 40,000 miles on my Silverwing and enjoyed the ride and capability. It was freeway capable at 600cc. I did drive it grocery shopping as well. My wife enjoyed a vacation tour of covered bridges...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,580
Posted By windburn
Nicely done!

Nicely done!
Forum: Battle scooters 08-27-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 160,808
Posted By windburn
2009 an Ohio Barn Find

It is hard to believe that I have owned my CT 90 for only 2.5 years. After getting the bike running I rode it in the farm country around Dayton, Ohio. I joined the Ct90 / 110 site and I joined them...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 160,808
Posted By windburn
The Rim Road at Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

The rim road is 32 miles around the lip of a volcano. I rode the rim with my Honda Trail 90.
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Forum: Battle scooters 07-08-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,750
Posted By windburn
Heaven

You live and work in heaven!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-17-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 160,808
Posted By windburn
Alvord Lake 2014

Hugemoth called the annual CT 90/110 folks ride at a Dry Alaline Lake Bed in South East Oregon so we gathered on one of three places in the USA where land speed Record can be made, Alvord Lake near...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By windburn
The Canby Ferry

Here is the Canby Ferry to add to your ride. I rode to the Wheatland Ferry but the water was too shallow so a back hoe on a small dredge was clearing a channel so the ferry was not operating that...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,140
Posted By windburn
The Silver Wing is a fine bike

I took my 2007 to close to 40,000 miles. I did replace rear bearing at 35,000 you will know when a bearing is bad by hand turning the wheel and tire and hearing a metal scrapping sound. The back is...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,831
Posted By windburn
The Venerable Ole' Yella

Here is Ole' Yella a 1971 Honda Trail 90. My pride and joy. I have messed about for the last 2200 miles in Ohio, Moab Utah Washington State, North Carolina and now in my home state of Oregon. This...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 30,859
Posted By windburn
Looking at a Ural

The Ural folks came to town giving demo rides on the new 2014 models. The same dealer sales Royal Enfields. The Ural is a battle really tank at $15,000. The Royal Enfield seem to run about 1/2 that...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,084
Posted By windburn
The Silver Wing

I looked at the BMW and I liked it.
I sold my Silver Wing last fall with a move pending. The Silver Wing was my favorite ride for 40,000 miles. In the end the rear bearings began to go. I replace...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-11-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,060
Posted By windburn
Faults nutural

Every time you shift the toe lever down you are going into a nutural briefly while it shifts. Like a clutch on a standard transmission. You are finding a faults nutural between gears. It is likely...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-24-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,689
Posted By windburn
A few suggestion

I'm very favorable toward the Zennella I like it the way it is for pavement but this would be great with an off road version which had room for off road tires with more clearance between the wheels...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-23-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By windburn
What would the load be?

I'm thinking the load would be large and light and needed some weather protection.
Bread Delivery
Package delivery
Perhaps he would be a street vender and the fram work would double as a display...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-23-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,220
Posted By windburn
I enjoyed my 40k miles on my Silver Wing. ...

I enjoyed my 40k miles on my Silver Wing.
http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll68/scootermikej/8be81fc529ed824032431c7cafe48c5a.jpg
My cupcake liked it too....
Forum: Battle scooters 02-13-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 160,808
Posted By windburn
Getting dirty In the mud and snow in Oregon's coast range

My 1971 Honda Trail 90 K3 having fun on a gallon of gas and 6 volts of electricity. It was squirly in the snow. There was a report of a mishap however without a pic it never happened. :D
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-02-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By windburn
A very nice annual ride report

I have always liked your reports and comments. Nice year on two wheels.
:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 12-16-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 303,744
Posted By windburn
The Auto Ped

This may be a match to Cosmo Korney's pic.

The 1916 Auto Ped
http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll68/scootermikej/131f9ce4b3e6971aea463c8ac279c66e.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-16-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 160,808
Posted By windburn
Lighting up my CT 90 for a Christmas ride

http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll68/scootermikej/652e2c7abf63e03916a9646166d9994f.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,672
Posted By windburn
EPA Air Quality

It seemed that when living here 20 plus years ago the EPA had issues with wood stoves. Has that issue gone away?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,672
Posted By windburn
Grandpa way

Ole' Grandpa like to go to the national forest to get firewood he would spend all day. He filled the pickup and wood trailer with wood cut and split to 14". He didn't want the sawdust and noise of...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-20-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 77,530
Posted By windburn
US Pricing

It will be interesting to see what the price will be in the US like the Grom it will likely enter at a premium Price.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 160,808
Posted By windburn
My neighborhood ride

I took my 1971 CT 90 for a run around the neighborhood here in Salem, Oregon.
http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll68/scootermikej/06f82cdffa148705805982903fce68cd.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-25-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By windburn
An outstanding presentation

The history of vintage, the color of fine painting, the art. It's all there!
:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 08-20-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,882
Posted By windburn
The New BMW maxi scooter

This last week I had a good look at the 2 models of BMW Maxi scooter. They brake the $10,000 barrier at $10,000 and $11,000. I'm in the Market for one to replace the Silver Wing I just sold.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-18-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,530
Posted By windburn
I'm moving to Oregon so I'm down sizing and sold my 07 Silver Wing

After some thought and 40,000 miles on my Silver Wing I have sold it. What a fine ride for the last 5 years. If they are seriously dropping the price without gimmicks I would buy another one. I did...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-13-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By windburn
$300

Offer $300 you will spend $400 getting it running and fixed up. Then you will have a $700-$1000 bike. You here of higher prices but they are complete restoration as opposed to refurbishing what you...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-03-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,653
Posted By windburn
I had the lcumberland falls gathering on my Calendar

I just sold my Silver Wing so I'm without wheels at the moment. I'm looking for a new ride but I my wait until my move from Ohio to North Carolina is completed. We just sold the house and today we...
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