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Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,989
Posted By kev187
I have enjoyed my Tmax 500. Purchased it used...

I have enjoyed my Tmax 500. Purchased it used with 360 miles on it, now 9000 miles. Fantastic power, handling, comfort.

I have added the rizoma handlbar kit, Yoshi Full System carbon exhaust. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 319,135
Posted By kev187
He had an ADVrider decal on the bike and a "ride...

He had an ADVrider decal on the bike and a "ride the world" decal. So he was aware of the forum. His english was really broken up, so we did not chat long.

He was a smallish fellow, had to put...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 319,135
Posted By kev187
Was out exploring some roads in West VA this...

Was out exploring some roads in West VA this weekend, I was visiting my brother who lives in Berkely Springs. Found some really great roads to test the new Tenere out, randomly ran into this guy on...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,765
Posted By kev187
+1 on all of this Do the rejet, takes about...

+1 on all of this

Do the rejet, takes about an hour, and most of that is just removing the bodywork.

Experiment with rollers/sliders. I found the Doctor Pulley 21G is the best of both...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-13-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,765
Posted By kev187
^CORRECT^ Even though the Big Ruckus is 80's...

^CORRECT^

Even though the Big Ruckus is 80's technology, its still more modern and watercooled.

CVT tuning is not a horrible thing, unless you cut the weights down so much your banging the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-12-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,765
Posted By kev187
I am not sure what type of bike your talking...

I am not sure what type of bike your talking about ;-)

I have seen tuned Honda 49cc Ruckus's running wide open with lifted rev limiters still running at 29,000 miles!

Adding some slight tuning...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,880,417
Posted By kev187
I was looking at left over KTM990s, and after...

I was looking at left over KTM990s, and after owning a Triumph and a Buell back to back, I wanted a Japanese bike just for parts availability and reliability. Buell and My triumph both had several...
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,880,417
Posted By kev187
Just picked up my Tenere' two weeks ago. Got a...

Just picked up my Tenere' two weeks ago. Got a left over 2013 for $11,900 (USA) brand new. Sold my Ulysses to picked this up. Already installed the SW-Motech Trax cases along with a custom Seat...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 319,135
Posted By kev187
Hello to the Nova Riders. I have been on ADV for...

Hello to the Nova Riders. I have been on ADV for years and in Nova even longer. Just discovered we had a local thread here on ADV. Living in Alexandria/Huntington area.
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,501
Posted By kev187
That is early Mine has 21,000 on it, bike is...

That is early

Mine has 21,000 on it, bike is a 2008, stored outside under a dowco cover, and ridden regular. I had it in the shop a bit ago to see about a new belt (already have a new one for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,765
Posted By kev187
Big Ruckus can hit 80mph, but its a slug off the...

Big Ruckus can hit 80mph, but its a slug off the line and a pig on hills.

The tuning i have mentioned brings it down to 75mph, but is quicker off the line and does not slow down on hills as much...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,512
Posted By kev187
I love my max. I own 7 bikes to include a Buell...

I love my max. I own 7 bikes to include a Buell and Tenere, this bike is just amazing in the twisties and fantastic breaks. Bike goes plenty fast and I give motorcycles a run on the back roads. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,765
Posted By kev187
Your not going to shorten the life span, unless...

Your not going to shorten the life span, unless your wide open on the freeway all the time. the 19G sliders will keep the RPM's high and I did not like that. the 21G sliders is a nice mix, slightly...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,765
Posted By kev187
I have a big Ruckus with 18,000 miles on it, no...

I have a big Ruckus with 18,000 miles on it, no issues at all. I also know some one who has a 2005 with 60,000 on it and just minor service / repairs (Stator and starter)

They are tanks, dead...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 963,404
Posted By kev187
On the ULY you don't feel the drag from the zegas...

On the ULY you don't feel the drag from the zegas till you get close to 100mph. Other than that, 85 to 90mph all day long with those 41L cases on there.

I have been to the dragon once on the...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5,152
Views: 973,082
Posted By kev187
Pfft... you can put a Givi Adapter plate on any...

Pfft... you can put a Givi Adapter plate on any damn rack you want? Those four bolt holes on the Honda rack are a bit too foward for the givi plate, but that can be fixed by either drilling holes...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 963,404
Posted By kev187
Its a combination of parts and non of it cheap. ...

Its a combination of parts and non of it cheap. I did this all in 2008 when I 1st got the bike and obviously its held up quite well :-)

First the Touratech Side Racks + Cases, not a bad install...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5,152
Views: 973,082
Posted By kev187
ANYONE purchased the OEM luggage? Looks really...

ANYONE purchased the OEM luggage? Looks really clean, top box is a bit small? I would love to set this bike up with the OEM side cases and a GIVI top box on the rear carrier. Honda has done a nice...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 963,404
Posted By kev187
Pics

I have not posted some pics in a while. I took these photos of my UlY last Summer, the Dragon Pics from 2010.

21,000 miles and going... but I have been window shopping for a new bike ;)
...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-19-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 756,450
Posted By kev187
You might have a point Just get the full...

You might have a point

Just get the full liner and repace the jacket linder of my winter 3/4 length coat. As long as the Max can handle the load of this and the grips.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-19-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 756,450
Posted By kev187
Thanks guys It looks like experience beats...

Thanks guys

It looks like experience beats out one mechanic. I would haev thought a 500cc engnie to handle two pieces of gear. I have a Buell Ulysses also and I know that can handle it, just...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-19-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 756,450
Posted By kev187
Heated gear and how much drain can the MAX...

Heated gear and how much drain can the MAX handle?

My 2009 Tmax already has Oxford Heated Grips on it. Their spec is
Source 12-volt DC
Current 4.0 amps
Watts 48 watts

I want to get a...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By kev187
Absolutely here is the link to the Rally. Its a...

Absolutely here is the link to the Rally. Its a great time, usually about 60-80 people, not bad for a end of the season rally. Its not our typical vintage only crowd, very open to whoever shows up....
Forum: Battle scooters 10-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By kev187
Indian Summer Scooter Rally Video

Video I put together from last years Indian Summer scooter rally hosted by Seven Hills scooter Club in Richmond VA. I am riding my big ruckus and filmed the video using a GoPro HD, Nokia E7, and...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 963,404
Posted By kev187
Here are some pics I took today,1" piece of flat...

Here are some pics I took today,1" piece of flat stock steel from lowes, bent holes drilled for the horn and fender bolts, then powder coated. Horn has about 25+ thousand miles of hanging out by the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-29-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,308
Posted By kev187
http://www.meetup.com/dcspindoctors/ here isa...

http://www.meetup.com/dcspindoctors/ here isa link to the dc local scooter meetup group. for the record i did not come up with the name. we do rides pretth frequent that are 125 friendly.i catch...
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 963,404
Posted By kev187
Yeah Ill take some pics. I basically got a piece...

Yeah Ill take some pics. I basically got a piece of 1" x.08" steel, bent it in a vice to make an L out of it, drilled holes for the horn and the two bolts behind the fender, then brought it to the...
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 963,404
Posted By kev187
You must have got a dudd. I have had this Stebel...

You must have got a dudd. I have had this Stebel since 2006, back then it was mounted on the crash bars of my 2005 Triumph Tiger, it was hung low behind the rear wheel, spent about 5000 miles...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 963,404
Posted By kev187
Pics at the Dragon 2010 ...

Pics at the Dragon 2010

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8174/8025171083_25bcbac86d_c.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8029/8025169772_40498d1bcf_c.jpg
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Forum: Beasts 09-25-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 963,404
Posted By kev187
Yeah... you are looking at bikes owned by one OCD...

Yeah... you are looking at bikes owned by one OCD person. All my vehicles are routinely ridden, but highly well cared for and maintained. I even wax the wheels.. but it does get ridden and it has...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 963,404
Posted By kev187
I have not posted pics of my ULY in a while. ...

I have not posted pics of my ULY in a while.

2008 Ulysses 18K miles young, owned by just me.

Farkles included

Zega Uly Pannier Set 41L
Fehling Rear Rack + Zega top case + Zega Universal...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,998
Posted By kev187
I have been a Ruckus Rider for years, own a...

I have been a Ruckus Rider for years, own a heavily modded 2007 Ruck and a 2006 Big Ruckus.

Not sure what to make of the Zoomer-X though? so much plastic and hard edges, much different than the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,308
Posted By kev187
Just curious, you have never owned a motorized...

Just curious, you have never owned a motorized vehicle before? Do yuo have your M-Class license? the PCX requires a motorcycle license tags and insurance in MD? plus new laws require the met be...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-20-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,315
Posted By kev187
They Already Made the perfect scooter, then...

They Already Made the perfect scooter, then stopped making it, what would be perfect is to bring it back again.. no changes needed... perfect!


I love mine, 17K miles and counting.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,352
Posted By kev187
I am telling you guys, this is the way to go with...

I am telling you guys, this is the way to go with the Big Ruckus... and really any CN250 engine. Its like adding 100cc to the engine, tons of power there to be tapped for cheap :-D
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,352
Posted By kev187
Best mod! On my big ruckus, three simple...

Best mod!

On my big ruckus, three simple mods.

21g Dr. Pulley sliders $30
*use the stock variator and these sliders = awesome

Blue Polini Contra Spring $20
*this spring goes between your...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-07-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,335
Posted By kev187
Thanks, I put a lot of time in it, I appreciate...

Thanks, I put a lot of time in it, I appreciate the feedback. It was an excellent rally, huge turn out. Anyone on the east coast should definitely check it out next year!
Forum: Battle scooters 09-07-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,335
Posted By kev187
Scooter Rally Video 200+ bikes Wildwood NJ

Hey everyone

I just finished editing footage from a big rally up in Wildwood NJ this past summer. I attended the event on my big ruckus. Over 200 bikes from all over the east coast. It was a...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,848
Posted By kev187
The Zuma 125 is actually worse off road, its...

The Zuma 125 is actually worse off road, its heavier and its suspension is not much better.

What makes the Ruckus great, is its size & fat tires, 180lbs makes it easy to manuver around & actually...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,848
Posted By kev187
The Ruckus is really good in the dirt. I have...

The Ruckus is really good in the dirt. I have actually gone riding with 250cc dual sports and for the most part kept up. Of course, I have modded my shocks and forks, but overall, the scoot can do...
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