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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By klx250sfguy
Damn.

Damn.
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,883
Posted By klx250sfguy
Post up some pics if you have any, I'd love to...

Post up some pics if you have any, I'd love to see your scoot. Curious too about your impressions, pros, cons. I really enjoyed the one I tested a while back. Fit me like a glove, super comfy - and...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-29-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 20,703
Posted By klx250sfguy
This is fun to follow. Keep it going. Rob

This is fun to follow. Keep it going.

Rob
Forum: Battle scooters 09-29-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
I'm driving my wife's car this week while she's...

I'm driving my wife's car this week while she's in Florida - it has heated seats! Putting this feature to use today. It's a cold grey day today.

Hoping others are having better weather.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-29-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,403
Posted By klx250sfguy
I love it!! To my eyes, it's beautiful. Wow! ...

I love it!! To my eyes, it's beautiful. Wow!

I am reminded of the time when my wife and I rented a Peugeot scooter while in the south of France back in 1996 (Nice). Some awesome memories. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-29-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 16,084
Posted By klx250sfguy
Looks like you had fun. Looks like a vey capable...

Looks like you had fun. Looks like a vey capable scoot. Nice pics.

Rob
Forum: Battle scooters 09-29-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By klx250sfguy
Agreed. Nice work.

Agreed. Nice work.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-28-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
Hi Red, Thanks. The wood is pressure...

Hi Red,

Thanks. The wood is pressure treated. It will be stained (same colour as the stairs and rest of the deck). Usually one must wait for the wood to dry out before applying stain. It may not...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-28-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
Hey all, Red, I agree, one car in the desert...

Hey all,

Red, I agree, one car in the desert is enough - the more bikes the better. I look forward to your updates when you get to your new home (and get at your bike projects).

I found some...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-28-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By klx250sfguy
I had a Zuma 50 too (called the BWS up here)....

I had a Zuma 50 too (called the BWS up here). Never any problem getting up the steepest of hills.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-28-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,883
Posted By klx250sfguy
Time to revive this thread. Anyone test ride...

Time to revive this thread.

Anyone test ride a C600 recently? BMW had their demo day here a few weekends ago. I really wanted to take a scoot out again - especially now that I'm bike-less. Funny,...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-28-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By klx250sfguy
Well, I can honestly say my Ruckus never came to...

Well, I can honestly say my Ruckus never came to a stop climbing any hills. Did it slow down? Yes. We have streets like San Francisco here (some very steep hills). I weight 180 lbs, maybe that's the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
Hi Red! I really should be sleeping (it is...

Hi Red!

I really should be sleeping (it is after all 2:15 am NL time). But I just got home from taxi service (my daughters boyfriend needed a ride). I LOVE your old Mercedes !!! That is exactly...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 16,084
Posted By klx250sfguy
Jim, Sorry to hear about your heart attack....

Jim,

Sorry to hear about your heart attack. My wife had one 11 years ago (at age 35).

Rob
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 16,084
Posted By klx250sfguy
Right on!

OP ~ that is one COOL shop!! Wow.

BTW have you ever seen how Royal Enfield gas tanks get painted? By hand!! Check this out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsTIMxeO_ng

PS I noticed the last pic...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
I love these kind of stories. Vintage Mercedes...

I love these kind of stories. Vintage Mercedes eh? Now I'm drooling. When I was 17 an elderly eccentric neighbour of ours asked if I'd drive his Mercedes 190 Turbo Diesel to Florida for him. It was...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By klx250sfguy
OP~ Nice work! I like what you did to create...

OP~ Nice work! I like what you did to create storage under the seat. Smart. I used to just stuff stuff under there and bungee it. I used to commute for a while on mine and managed to stuff my...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
Thanks Dabears. Yes, we'll use it in all weather....

Thanks Dabears. Yes, we'll use it in all weather. Our next door neighbour has one and we've spent many evenings in it. In the winter with the snow falling and a glass of wine in hand, it is heavenly....
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
Happy Saturday everyone, I love weekends,...

Happy Saturday everyone,

I love weekends, don't you?

A little update on the project my wife and I have been working on. We now have the roof boards on (ready for shingles) and one of the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
Hi Red, I don't envy anyone who's in the...

Hi Red,

I don't envy anyone who's in the process of moving. When I was growing up, we moved a lot.

I hope you find that pic (but no pressure if you can't). And good luck with the move.

PS...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3,279
Views: 136,484
Posted By klx250sfguy
Jerry, that's how I found my Ruckus. It was just...

Jerry, that's how I found my Ruckus. It was just too darn slow. It might hit 40 mph going downhill with a tailwind but going up any sort of incline (and we have MANY here) it slowed down a lot. I had...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By klx250sfguy
Awesome.

Awesome.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By klx250sfguy
How did I miss that ... whoops. Very nice.

How did I miss that ... whoops. Very nice.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By klx250sfguy
They are popular around here. Post up a pic if...

They are popular around here. Post up a pic if you have one.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By klx250sfguy
Thanks Jerry, that's one fun looking truck. Is...

Thanks Jerry, that's one fun looking truck. Is that a Hurst shifter? I am so jealous of how well preserved vehicles are in Arizona and other southern states. The salt they put on the roads up here...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
Red~ You're welcome, I think a...

Red~

You're welcome, I think a daughter-a-thon is awesome! I hope we see more. I like that as friends here in this little Battle Scooter community we get to know each other and share other aspects...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3,279
Views: 136,484
Posted By klx250sfguy
^^ I've never seen one of these before. Cute...

^^ I've never seen one of these before. Cute little bike.

I will never tire of Aero pics. As a 125cc 2 stroke I'd say your scoot is plenty peppy. It is such a beauty. Only thing that annoyed me...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By klx250sfguy
^^ Some good tips here. I agree regarding the...

^^ Some good tips here. I agree regarding the visibility issue, however, wearing high viz gear can offset that.

Look at this flat black beauty.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By klx250sfguy
A little OT but Jerry I'd love to see that truck....

A little OT but Jerry I'd love to see that truck. Do you still have the Pinto wagon?

OP I see you have a KLX. I'd love to have another some day for dirt riding. Or a TW, I really like those. A...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
As you can tell I'm a guy who loves pics. I found...

As you can tell I'm a guy who loves pics. I found this one in my Photobucket. It was taken last year (by who, I don't know). I was visiting my friend who had his VW bus on display at a VW fest. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,279
Views: 136,484
Posted By klx250sfguy
Jerry, I love that you posted a picture of your...

Jerry, I love that you posted a picture of your daughter too. Look what you've started Red!! Haha.

I found a pic of my youngest on my old Passport.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,279
Views: 136,484
Posted By klx250sfguy
Red, When I saw your daughter's portrait,...

Red,

When I saw your daughter's portrait, it reminded me that my daughter has had a few photos taken over the years where her eyes are piercing. Here's one from a photo shoot she did as a favour...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By klx250sfguy
OP I look forward to seeing what you do with...

OP

I look forward to seeing what you do with your Ruckus. I had one for a while and added BMX foot pegs. I had a machine shop fabricate some bushings so the pegs fit securely to the frame, through...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By klx250sfguy
OP Way to go man! I'd be pumped too if I was...

OP

Way to go man! I'd be pumped too if I was in your shoes. I look forward to seeing this scoot with the flat black paint scheme. In the meantime, Jerry has a good point about leaving it as is. No...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,279
Views: 136,484
Posted By klx250sfguy
Stunning!

Stunning!
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
You know what, you are GREAT people. You really...

You know what, you are GREAT people. You really are. I feel a sense of relief having read everything you three (Jim, Dave and Red) said. I think I misunderstood Jim, thinking it was time to retire...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
Hi Red, If you look at my stats (threads...

Hi Red,

If you look at my stats (threads started) I have about 25. The way I see it, threads have an end-life. I am just going with Jim's suggestion of canning the "goodbye."

Rob
Forum: Battle scooters 09-24-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,966
Posted By klx250sfguy
Thumb Hey Jim and Red, I agree, in fact I...

Hey Jim and Red,

I agree, in fact I mentioned hiatus and sabbatical a few times in this thread (most recently at #101).

It's inevitable! I'll be back scooting again. Some day. Time to retire...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-24-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By klx250sfguy
Jim, I like your 2/2/2 rule. You have an...

Jim,

I like your 2/2/2 rule. You have an enviable lifestyle. I hope to have the ability, financial and health-wise, to do the same when I retire.

Rob
Forum: Battle scooters 09-24-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By klx250sfguy
Hi Dave, I'm curious, what kind of RV do you...

Hi Dave,

I'm curious, what kind of RV do you have? 16 mpg sounds pretty good, is it diesel powered?

Also, is your Vespa a shifty model? Pics of either would be appreciated (I'm a visual guy)....
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