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Forum: Battle scooters Today, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 323
Posted By 73Mustang
If stuck at a light going straight, I just make a...

If stuck at a light going straight, I just make a right turn on red (legal), then U-turn (legal) and then another right turn on red (legal). To get back on course.

I never pull up to a stop light...
Forum: Battle scooters Today, 06:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,783
Posted By 73Mustang
I'm not a fan of ABS. Until they improve it to be...

I'm not a fan of ABS. Until they improve it to be more seamless during transition. They come on suddenly and scare the jesus out of you...inducing panic, like you've suddenly loss brake. They also...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,739
Posted By 73Mustang
I hope that doesn't mean the seat height is...

I hope that doesn't mean the seat height is increased as well.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,061
Posted By 73Mustang
The weight seems to be carried very low to the...

The weight seems to be carried very low to the ground. Even if the bike weighs alot, there shouldn't be any problem lifting it up after a fall.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By 73Mustang
That is one impressive resume.

That is one impressive resume.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,739
Posted By 73Mustang
What is the out-the-door price shipped to Texas,...

What is the out-the-door price shipped to Texas, for the RX3?:ear
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,061
Posted By 73Mustang
"28.7 inch seat height" Finally, someone is...

"28.7 inch seat height"

Finally, someone is listening to us short legged riders' call for a low seat height big-bore adv bike. Perfect for bombing down dirt and gravel roads.

One thing the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By 73Mustang
Too lazy to twist the throttle when you ride?...

Too lazy to twist the throttle when you ride? :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By 73Mustang
Long live the 2-strokes! Hoping to see...

Long live the 2-strokes!

Hoping to see 100+cc smokers soon.

Where are the prices for the 50cc?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,276
Posted By 73Mustang
How bad is the distortion on the bubble visor?

How bad is the distortion on the bubble visor?
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,104
Posted By 73Mustang
So, you have both a CT and a Symba...how do they...

So, you have both a CT and a Symba...how do they compare when riding offroad?

I also want a CT, but the prices around here are insane.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,739
Posted By 73Mustang
That is just a CRF250L with different headlight...

That is just a CRF250L with different headlight and a large engine guard.

Too offroad oriented for most adv riders, who need to do a lot of long distance superslab.

Turning a CBR250 into a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,104
Posted By 73Mustang
FYI: I just installed a pair of Shinko Golden Boy...

FYI: I just installed a pair of Shinko Golden Boy 2.5x17 dual purpose tire onto the Symba. And it fits great. And it's street legal. And it's easy to install. And it's got pretty big knobbs.

But...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-18-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,104
Posted By 73Mustang
Did you keep the fuel filter? Because with the...

Did you keep the fuel filter? Because with the fuel filter, there's very little room to install a petcock.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-18-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 55,427
Posted By 73Mustang
Well, I think I figured it out. I put a smaller...

Well, I think I figured it out. I put a smaller main jet in there: size 55 (stock is 58). And now the bike is running phenonomenally. I'm at sea-level (Gulf Coast). I'll be paying close attention to...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 55,427
Posted By 73Mustang
Guys & gals, I need some advice with a engine...

Guys & gals,
I need some advice with a engine problem. Last winter when the weather started to turn cool, the engine began to stuttering. It does it when I crack the throttle open quickly. For...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,104
Posted By 73Mustang
Where do you put the manual petcock? I don't see...

Where do you put the manual petcock? I don't see any good place to install one. I assume it should be somewhere easily accessible.

Amazing thing is that I'm still running the stock chain @ 5000+...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,104
Posted By 73Mustang
I don't think offroad knobby tires will fit in...

I don't think offroad knobby tires will fit in the Symba. The rear fender is too narrow. THe front fork is also too narrow. Dualsport tires might fit...or might not.

I got 5,000+ miles on my stock...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-23-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20,744
Views: 1,152,845
Posted By 73Mustang
I ride my XR 200 (similar to your CRF 150) with...

I ride my XR 200 (similar to your CRF 150) with 3rd gear almost all the time in SHNF.

Sounds like you were going too slow over the sand. It takes time, but once you get used to it, sand is fun.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-22-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,348
Posted By 73Mustang
Is the Dirty Raid the same as last year's? ...

Is the Dirty Raid the same as last year's?

I still have last year's GPS route in my computer.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-22-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,348
Posted By 73Mustang
I got the gps routes. Thanks!

I got the gps routes. Thanks!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-22-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,348
Posted By 73Mustang
Hi GhostRider, I just register just now....

Hi GhostRider,

I just register just now. And I just paid with Paypal. Please send me the GPS file for Dirty Raid.

Thanks. Hope you can get it to me by Thursday. I'm leaving home early...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By 73Mustang
The key is how you use the bike. I think the...

The key is how you use the bike. I think the maintaince is about the same if you ride 'em the same way. If you ride the R like an endure, you better change oil more frequently than 6000 km. I would...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-18-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,739
Posted By 73Mustang
There's always the risk of buying used bike...

There's always the risk of buying used bike inheriting someone else's problem. Like my KLX250 had stripped oil drain bolt that needed a new engine case. Or like my buddy's DRZ that exploded its top...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,710
Posted By 73Mustang
Which current production scooter has sealed CVT?...

Which current production scooter has sealed CVT? And which don't?
Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,739
Posted By 73Mustang
I want small wheel and I want spoke. Smaller...

I want small wheel and I want spoke. Smaller wheel help lower seat height. I've short legs.

15" is okay with me. I've friends who travel to China annually. I can ask 'em to bring back some 15"...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,739
Posted By 73Mustang
Are they knobby tires or are they smooth street...

Are they knobby tires or are they smooth street tires?
Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,739
Posted By 73Mustang
Hi Gatling, I hear Zongshen has two versions. ...

Hi Gatling,
I hear Zongshen has two versions.
Which model are you importing: the enduro (21" wheel) or the supermoto (17" wheel)?
Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,511
Posted By 73Mustang
Cars have gotten more powerful. I remember my...

Cars have gotten more powerful. I remember my 1200cc Honda Civic. That thing could not go more than 60 MPH. When I was in Japan, I notice how much slower everyone is driving. Their cars have lot less...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-13-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,689
Posted By 73Mustang
Lots of space of carrying stuff...Sym Symba ...

Lots of space of carrying stuff...Sym Symba
Slightly used ones are dirt cheap.

When time to grocery shop, I don't take my car, I take the Symba. More convenient.
Easy to ride. Park by the front...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,969
Posted By 73Mustang
Man......I'm thinking of quiting too.

Man......I'm thinking of quiting too.
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,585
Posted By 73Mustang
Embellish

Embellish
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,739
Posted By 73Mustang
This 250 adventure bike is proven. It's made by...

This 250 adventure bike is proven. It's made by Zongshen. There are many Zongshen engines all over the world. The company don't do business in US, so you don't hear about it. Spud's Zongshen has more...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 50,657
Posted By 73Mustang
Yes, it doesn't appear to be a true offroad bike....

Yes, it doesn't appear to be a true offroad bike. With 8" ground clearance, one'd have alot of trouble on single track trails.

Anybody care to guess how much 2-gallon of gas, full rack system,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 50,657
Posted By 73Mustang
The weight is fine. It's not a trail bike for god...

The weight is fine. It's not a trail bike for god sake. It's also not a MX bike. It's basically a street bike with a little bit of offroad capability. The weight of the bike is inline with other...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-09-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,739
Posted By 73Mustang
Yeah, I know some countries have banned...

Yeah, I know some countries have banned carburetors. But USA EPA still allows carburetors.

They should have made two versions: EFI or carb. Take your pick. Like Kawasaki's KLX 250. USA version is...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-09-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,739
Posted By 73Mustang
I'm worry about e-fuel injection. Who is going to...

I'm worry about e-fuel injection. Who is going to know how to fix that?

If it needs fancy sensors and pumps and stuff, where am I going to find replacement parts? And I have a feeling these...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-09-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,362
Posted By 73Mustang
I disagree on several points. (1) The chain...

I disagree on several points.
(1) The chain drive is a pro. It's more rugged. It can be easily changed on the side of the road. The cover keeps it clean.
(2) The accesorry large rack on the Cub...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-09-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,167
Posted By 73Mustang
The Honda will be more versatile. It's designed...

The Honda will be more versatile. It's designed for both on and offroad.

But I still choose Suzuki. Suzuki has higher quality in general.

I think Honda quality has been down recently. My last...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-09-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 55,427
Posted By 73Mustang
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