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Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,061
Posted By csisfun
Hey guys, I'm coming down from Canada and...

Hey guys,

I'm coming down from Canada and have been riding through the BRP. I will be in Asheville soon. Let me know if there are any rides! I also plan to go for the scooter race in Shelby,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By csisfun
Looking for a balaclava along BRP

I lost my balaclava somewhere along the way down here to the Blue Ridge Parkway and need a replacement for my eventual return up north in case it gets cold.

Currently, I am at the 170 milepost on...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,109
Posted By csisfun
I feel like I should chip in again... If you...

I feel like I should chip in again...

If you are going off-road, check to see if you can lift your bike's rear or front out of a ditch. My Honda Jazz off-roads well because if you get stuck, you...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-06-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,109
Posted By csisfun
Done it before. ...

Done it before.

https://youtu.be/yc-1h4NkayU?t=116

You cannot skip Cape Breton! It is the epitome of Nova Scotia riding, especially towards the northern national park lands. I'd say you'll do...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,061
Posted By csisfun
Well, I certainly will be going to the BRP this...

Well, I certainly will be going to the BRP this year. How would this year's weather and scenery be in the first week/second week of May?
Forum: Americas 04-22-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By csisfun
U.S. hostels and cheap accommodations

Hi all,

Up here in Canada, what I have found very useful is a guidebook published by Hostelling International, and another one by a hostel owner, that lists all the cheap hostels in various cities...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-19-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,061
Posted By csisfun
Funny that you should be from Asheville. In May,...

Funny that you should be from Asheville. In May, I will take my 180cc scooter down through the Skyline Drive and BRP. I heard Asheville has much to offer in terms of craft brews so I'm certainly...
Forum: Americas 04-08-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,018
Posted By csisfun
Quick question: when would you guys say the...

Quick question: when would you guys say the Parkway would start looking prettier? I want to go in April or May but I have been wary of not being able to enjoy the Parkway fully because trees might...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,130
Posted By csisfun
In my experience, I'd say you would need some...

In my experience, I'd say you would need some time to appreciate Newfoundland fully.

One issue I've had with having limited time in N.L. is the large distances between all the beauty. For...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,130
Posted By csisfun
Yes, I did Toronto to Newfoundland on my 50cc...

Yes, I did Toronto to Newfoundland on my 50cc Honda. I never wrote a ride report, though.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,130
Posted By csisfun
Don't forget this! Only in Newfoundland.

Don't forget this!

Only in Newfoundland.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-16-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By csisfun
For anyone living in cold areas, and really don't...

For anyone living in cold areas, and really don't want to pay $100+ on a heated jacket...

http://www.aumih.info/tips/heated.html

I made this using a $4 thrift store vest, a few dollars in wire,...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-23-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 33,806
Posted By csisfun
Since this is a SH150 thread, I'll PM you...

Since this is a SH150 thread, I'll PM you regarding the Scarabeo.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 33,806
Posted By csisfun
I have the Scarabeo 200 since July and, well, put...

I have the Scarabeo 200 since July and, well, put about 13,000 kilometres driving west from Toronto and back on it. Since you're in Toronto too, I'll share my opinion of it:

1. Build quality is...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-14-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By csisfun
I have been through two winters in Toronto and I...

I have been through two winters in Toronto and I don't think you'll ever need chains unless you want to ride during a snow day or right after.

I had a Honda Jazz (Metropolitan) that would need a...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,888
Posted By csisfun
Here's what I did to keep my batteries in order. ...

Here's what I did to keep my batteries in order.

McDonald's and Timmies are great places to charge your stuff while you have breakfast/lunch/dinner.

I use a smartphone so you only need to have...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-17-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,888
Posted By csisfun
If you go to P.E.I., enjoy the nice, smooth...

If you go to P.E.I., enjoy the nice, smooth roads. But make sure you go to Nova Scotia because that's where the best riding is.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-13-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,888
Posted By csisfun
I noticed that the more days you ride, the less...

I noticed that the more days you ride, the less "baboon ass" you get. I never felt rear-end fatigue after the first few days of looooong saddle hours.

That said, I have never done 800km in...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-13-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,888
Posted By csisfun
http://i.imgur.com/YbLkoVZ.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/YbLkoVZ.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/KBPLioml.jpg

I did this trip on a 50cc Honda Jazz (Metropolitan, in America). It took me 32-days to-and-fro from Toronto to St. John's, N.L, and...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-11-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,873
Posted By csisfun
Toronto Maple Leafs fans won't like that outfit....

Toronto Maple Leafs fans won't like that outfit. In fact, they'll hate you instantly. Watch out.
Forum: Americas 09-30-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By csisfun
Foliage trip: Adironacks, Green, White Mountains?

I have a four day holiday coming up this Canadian Thanksgiving (in two weeks) and I was wondering where you'd recommend me to go. I want to see nice views, mountains, and most importantly......
Forum: Canada 08-21-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By csisfun
Downgrading, Step? Last I remembered, you had a...

Downgrading, Step? Last I remembered, you had a 690!
Forum: Battle scooters 07-24-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,868
Posted By csisfun
Reading the title, I was worried I might see a...

Reading the title, I was worried I might see a bike that was all crumpled and wrecked. Glad it isn't! :rofl
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,899
Posted By csisfun
Alrighttttttttt man, I'm here! 14 days since I...

Alrighttttttttt man, I'm here! 14 days since I left. :freaky

Feels good to have done it on a 50cc... until I realize how vast and barren Newfoundland is - distances on the signs on this part of...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By csisfun
Forum: Canada 06-26-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,899
Posted By csisfun
Aw cock. I don't have any and I'm already in...

Aw cock. I don't have any and I'm already in Saint John, N.B. Maybe I'll go buy some in Canadian Tire.
Forum: Canada 06-20-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,899
Posted By csisfun
Sweet. I'm stoked too. Maybe I'll see you GTAers...

Sweet. I'm stoked too. Maybe I'll see you GTAers there when I'm there. :evil
Forum: Canada 06-10-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,899
Posted By csisfun
On fuel and ferry from Ont. to N.L.

Hi,

Come late June, I will be embarking on a trip to N.L. from Toronto. I was wondering if you would recommend that I take extra fuel along with me?

My bike can do 250km on a full tank, but I...
Forum: Canada 02-18-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,564
Posted By csisfun
You still have to sit for all the tests (written...

You still have to sit for all the tests (written and practical) as far as I'm concerned. If you bring your licence, you will be credited for a year's experience, so that you don't have to wait the...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-15-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,236
Posted By csisfun
Dama, when it gets "too cold", it merely means...

Dama, when it gets "too cold", it merely means you need new gear. I have been riding in temperatures about -5 to zero degrees Celcius, and I must say having proper gear (especially gloves) really...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,918
Posted By csisfun
How many days in advance do you people think is...

How many days in advance do you people think is necessary to book a ferry from North Sydney to Port-aux-Basque in order to get a spot?
Forum: Canada 12-12-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,682
Posted By csisfun
Glock owner, I think your argument is quite a...

Glock owner, I think your argument is quite a stretch. The details of the two cases are there and there's no reason how race played into this.

OP's case was that a person brought a gun in, and...
Forum: Canada 12-04-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By csisfun
Next summer, I plan to go to the Maritimes and...

Next summer, I plan to go to the Maritimes and N.L. too!

And the thought just consumes my mind, even though there's still six more months to wait.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By csisfun
The only thing I can say is... ¡Viva México,...

The only thing I can say is...

¡Viva México, cabrones!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By csisfun
Jerry, somehow I feel you are killing your...

Jerry, somehow I feel you are killing your credibility by exaggerating too many things. Doing 40mph on a bike is possible, but nobody can do 40mph for the whole day as a Ruckus can.

My personal...
Forum: Canada 11-29-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By csisfun
Question regarding ice during winter riding...

I was wondering if any seasoned veteran could advise me on certain dos and don'ts with regards to riding my bike in the winter. Here in Southern Ontario, we still have somewhat cooperative weather...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-25-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,261
Posted By csisfun
I drive a Jazz (Canadian Met) too and I...

I drive a Jazz (Canadian Met) too and I understand your pains. However, my experience is the reverse! The city is where my Jazz feels at home because it can keep up with traffic somewhat. In the...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-23-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,116
Posted By csisfun
The scooter is my primary form of transportation....

The scooter is my primary form of transportation. I really like having a trunkette and a grocery hook in front, which is great for random shopping.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-18-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 40,183
Posted By csisfun
Sergei, do you actually ride the scooter in the...

Sergei, do you actually ride the scooter in the winter?

It's gonna be my first winter on my scooter here in southern Ontario and I heard it isn't too safe. How do you do it?
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