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Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By aidanpryde18
I think you misread something Cosmic, it's got...

I think you misread something Cosmic, it's got nearly 63k on the odometer.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,620
Posted By aidanpryde18
Reminds me a lot of the Kymco Yager, but with a...

Reminds me a lot of the Kymco Yager, but with a much better grill.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,683
Posted By aidanpryde18
I ride all winter in a set of Carhartt bibs and a...

I ride all winter in a set of Carhartt bibs and a motorcycle jacket that has dual liners(windproof and insulated. I have a fleece neck gaiter that seals under my helmet and under the neck line of the...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-19-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,092
Posted By aidanpryde18
My longest day was going from Topsail, NC to...

My longest day was going from Topsail, NC to Paducah, KY on a Silverwing. Something like 750 miles.

I almost freaked out on the north side of Knoxville because the crosswind on the interstate was...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-19-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,016
Posted By aidanpryde18
I did look into the Citycom but it is down quite...

I did look into the Citycom but it is down quite a bit on HP vs. the other two without a reduction in weight to justify the drop. The MSRP is the same as what I could pick up the People for so it is...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-19-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,016
Posted By aidanpryde18
Yeah, that is a bit of a pain, but I already have...

Yeah, that is a bit of a pain, but I already have a Givi top box and my Strom will be used for most of my long trips so I don't believe that will be a big problem.

Honestly, the biggest thing...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-19-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,016
Posted By aidanpryde18
I have a local Piaggio dealer so service would...

I have a local Piaggio dealer so service would not be an issue, they don't have any in stock though. The one 3 hours away is a used model. I haven't called them yet but I can't imagine that they...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-19-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,016
Posted By aidanpryde18
I am thinking about picking up a People 300 and I...

I am thinking about picking up a People 300 and I have a couple of questions.

I seem to remember that when the 300 first came out that there was an ABS model but it wasn't imported to the US....
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,980
Posted By aidanpryde18
I have a Silverwing and when my OEM Hoops wore...

I have a Silverwing and when my OEM Hoops wore out, I switched to Diablos and I will say, they are bar none, amazing tires. Excellent grip on any surface. Never had a hint of traction loss whether...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-24-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,357
Posted By aidanpryde18
I'd like to see it come over as well. I...

I'd like to see it come over as well.

I can't see it going for any less than 9k though. That's at least 500 more than the DCT version of the X. I don't think they even make a non-DCT in the...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,016
Posted By aidanpryde18
What kind of foot room is there on the 300. My...

What kind of foot room is there on the 300. My dealer won't bring any in so I haven't had a chance to sit on one.

I wear a size 11-12. I've sat on the old People 200 and it was a bit cramped...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 208,535
Posted By aidanpryde18
Haha, that's awesome! :rofl I guess having a...

Haha, that's awesome! :rofl

I guess having a real dog in that situation would be dangerous to the dog and the rider. You'd think they would try to find something a little bit more real-looking...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,613
Posted By aidanpryde18
I really like the blacked out look of the Naked...

I really like the blacked out look of the Naked model better.


http://s1.aecdn.com/images/news/2014-honda-ctx700n-new-naked-technology-with-a-tad-of-retro-styling-55008-7.jpg


It's the same...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 1,222,952
Posted By aidanpryde18
^ ...

^

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e295/Deuce2005/jimp.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 146,794
Posted By aidanpryde18
If by that, they mean that the engine is mounted...

If by that, they mean that the engine is mounted to the frame rather than the swingarm, then that would be a good thing. Better COG, less unsprung mass. It would be a huge plus. I don't think there...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,697
Posted By aidanpryde18
It seems to me that Taiwan has been in that...

It seems to me that Taiwan has been in that position for the last 5-10 years. Unfortunately, even Kymco and SYM have now risen to the level that their designs command Japanese-level prices, but there...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By aidanpryde18
I owned one as my first scooter. It really...

I owned one as my first scooter.

It really is a nice scoot for it's size. I am 5'11 with a 29 inseam. I could flatfoot it at stop signs but I was pretty straight legged. It had a nice, upright...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,556
Views: 1,054,635
Posted By aidanpryde18
I always heard that it was based off of the term...

I always heard that it was based off of the term Squirrely Kid based on their erratic driving.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-04-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,413
Posted By aidanpryde18
There was a definite shudder on the Silver Wing...

There was a definite shudder on the Silver Wing as the stock rollers got spinning. It didn't last long and was not awful, but I put in the sliders and it went away. I agree with you on a lot of mods,...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,941
Posted By aidanpryde18
You are right. I wrote that way too quickly to...

You are right. I wrote that way too quickly to fully explain the situation. That's what I get for trying to post right before leaving the house. I did not intend for it to come across that there...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,413
Posted By aidanpryde18
The rollers are an essential replacement on the...

The rollers are an essential replacement on the Silver Wing. I put some Dr. Pulleys in mine and it smoothed the bike out so much.
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9,165
Views: 3,567,377
Posted By aidanpryde18
V-Strom: 62 HP @ 8700 56 ft. lbs. @ 6200 883:...

V-Strom: 62 HP @ 8700 56 ft. lbs. @ 6200
883: 42 HP @ 5700 45 ft. lbs. @ 3800

This is based on dynosheets I found through google.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,941
Posted By aidanpryde18
Honda's Integra is not scheduled to come to the...

Honda's Integra is not scheduled to come to the US this year. The NC700X with the DCT option is basically the same bike just with an ADV style and a 21 liter tank section as opposed to underseat...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5,556
Views: 1,054,635
Posted By aidanpryde18
I bet some of that has to do with the fact that...

I bet some of that has to do with the fact that at least as I can tell from pictures, the NC700X comes off the line with road tires on it. Throw on some dual-sport tires and I bet it performs much...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-16-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,538
Posted By aidanpryde18
Unfortunately, even for people that ride to work...

Unfortunately, even for people that ride to work on their bikes, bikes are for aesthetics first and functionality second.

A scooter will be looked down upon always because it is simple and...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,487
Posted By aidanpryde18
I have a Honda Silver Wing and I put ~12,000...

I have a Honda Silver Wing and I put ~12,000 miles on it in the last year. It was my only bike and I commuted on it every day. I also used it for long trips.

Just recently I went through the same...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 54,987
Posted By aidanpryde18
A lot of people also use the Alaska Leather...

A lot of people also use the Alaska Leather (http://www.alaskaleatheronline.com/servlet/the-6/Medium-Buttpad-Deluxe/Detail) sheepskin. Medium is the size recommended for the Strom.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-21-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,032
Posted By aidanpryde18
If you are looking for highway capability AND...

If you are looking for highway capability AND in-town maneuverability, I would look at any of the twin-engined bikes. Having the engine mounted to the frame in the center of the machine versus out...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-28-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,201
Posted By aidanpryde18
My shop quoted me similar for my Silverwing. It...

My shop quoted me similar for my Silverwing. It seems most of the time is in removing/installing the plastics. If you have some way to take the plastics off then get the bike to the shop, it...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By aidanpryde18
Last fall my buddy and I rode the Devil's...

Last fall my buddy and I rode the Devil's Triangle near Knoxville and it was a beautiful and challenging ride. I guess the only bad thing is that there's not a lot of other great riding around it,...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,927
Posted By aidanpryde18
You may look into a 250 if those are your...

You may look into a 250 if those are your requirements.

I owned a Yager and while it will meet those requirements, it will not do it exceedingly well. I could ride on 55 mph roads, but once there...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-27-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,973
Posted By aidanpryde18
He might be a jerk or he might be an idiot, but...

He might be a jerk or he might be an idiot, but my guess is he read the big numbers on the speedometer and confused KPH and MPH. At least if he knows better he's hoping his customers don't.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-13-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,666
Posted By aidanpryde18
If you can only afford one bike for all of your...

If you can only afford one bike for all of your riding, the Silverwing makes a great choice. I have put over 8000 miles on mine this year since I got it in April and I love it. I live in a condo so I...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,632
Posted By aidanpryde18
My Silver Wing had a noticable shudder at...

My Silver Wing had a noticable shudder at take-off and I removed it by replacing the stock rollers with some Dr. Pulley Sliders. Something in the design of the ramps caused the rollers to shake for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-14-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,804
Posted By aidanpryde18
Wow, that 600 is sweet. If I had the money, I...

Wow, that 600 is sweet. If I had the money, I could see trading in the SilverWing on that bad boy. same weight, more horses, same MPG, better suspension. It gives away a little bit in the storage...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-14-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,025
Posted By aidanpryde18
I agree with most everyone else. I own a Swing...

I agree with most everyone else. I own a Swing and I love it. I have done multi-day tours on it with no issues.

If it were only for in-town though, I think it would be a bit overkill. The storage...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-24-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,563
Posted By aidanpryde18
Wow, I knew they would give up some storage...

Wow,

I knew they would give up some storage for the larger wheels, but not that much. Maybe it's bigger than I think since there is no real context for size, but that looks like it could barely...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-24-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,481
Posted By aidanpryde18
Damn, High Life is my cheap drink of choice. I...

Damn, High Life is my cheap drink of choice. I guess that's still ok since this is a Lite ad.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,906
Posted By aidanpryde18
Over on kymcoforum.com Stadium Yamaha...

Over on kymcoforum.com Stadium Yamaha (http://www.stadiumyamaha.com) is another well respected KYMCO supplier. Find a couple of good suppliers and then go for the best price.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-18-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 64,437
Posted By aidanpryde18
I disagree with that statement Scott. The...

I disagree with that statement Scott. The Silverwing and TMax are not aimed at urban commuters more than the fact that they are an automatic. I can't imagine that if I walked into a Honda or Yamaha...
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