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Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,708
Posted By blackjenner
There's a guy running around Seattle on one. He...

There's a guy running around Seattle on one. He has a different windscreen (taller) and a nice sounding pipe. It really loves it.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-21-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 1,446,254
Posted By blackjenner
Nice bus project in the garage too. I miss...

Nice bus project in the garage too.

I miss having a garage for stuff like this.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-18-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By blackjenner
I'd be interested in one but for one issue; she...

I'd be interested in one but for one issue; she hates how they look.

Now, she does not tell me what to do -- anything.

But her opinion does matter and I'm happy enough with her that the scoot...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,184
Posted By blackjenner
I think that's just spring. Maybe the...

I think that's just spring.

Maybe the spring on one side and the shock on the other?
Forum: Battle scooters 02-23-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,916
Posted By blackjenner
There's a guy running around Seattle on a black...

There's a guy running around Seattle on a black one. He has a aftermarket pipe on it. It looks and sounds pretty cool.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-18-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,124
Posted By blackjenner
Understood. This is what I tell people who want...

Understood. This is what I tell people who want to sell me a scoot without a title and offer up some, "well, it's titled in my name but I don't know where it is."

"Great, if you want to sell it...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-17-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,124
Posted By blackjenner
Here, in Washington State, it takes 10 minutes at...

Here, in Washington State, it takes 10 minutes at the DMV to get an "Affadivit of Lost Title" which is as good as a title for a sales transaction at that, or any other, DMV in the state.

It costs,...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-17-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,124
Posted By blackjenner
From what I saw of the website, I would not go...

From what I saw of the website, I would not go near the place.

And I'm not averse to salvage titled bikes and scooters. You just have to know what you are getting.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-10-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 1,446,254
Posted By blackjenner
now that I like!

now that I like!
Forum: Battle scooters 02-10-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,622
Posted By blackjenner
I'm sorry you work retail. It was never my...

I'm sorry you work retail. It was never my favorite place.

Best to you too.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-10-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,646
Posted By blackjenner
I have ridden my Aprilla Scarabeo on the freeway...

I have ridden my Aprilla Scarabeo on the freeway a few times. It cruises at 65-70 just fine. It has 16" wheels (my ninja 250 has 16" wheels). It seems a little susceptible to side winds but...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-09-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,622
Posted By blackjenner
Seatbelts fail, they don't protect against all...

Seatbelts fail, they don't protect against all impacts, airbags are proven, and being a perfect driver (who is?) does not protect one from the driver that is not. Simple fact is, things happen....
Forum: Battle scooters 02-05-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,622
Posted By blackjenner
Until it's your own wife/daughter/son/girlfriend...

Until it's your own wife/daughter/son/girlfriend that smashes into the metal dashboard because some other bad driver caused the accident?
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,632
Posted By blackjenner
Find a way to not give a damn what other people...

Find a way to not give a damn what other people say about what you choose to ride and you will be a lot happier.

You don't need my positive reinforcement to enjoy your ride.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-04-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,789
Posted By blackjenner
In my experience: 1) inputs seem to happen...

In my experience:

1) inputs seem to happen *now* - as someone else said.
2) the little wheels *do not like* rough roads. I recently purchased a big wheel (16") scooter and have really noticed...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-04-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,789
Posted By blackjenner
I own a 99 1200 Bandit and a 2004 SV650. Both are...

I own a 99 1200 Bandit and a 2004 SV650. Both are hot-rodded to some degree. This was after I got rid of four others due to space considerations when I moved.

I also own a Vino 125.

Why?
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 626,399
Posted By blackjenner
Plenty, on both a 96 600 and a 99 1200, each of...

Plenty, on both a 96 600 and a 99 1200, each of them outfitted with Givi bags and a Rifle 22" windscreen.

Both of them were great all around bikes.

I still have the '99 1200 and will be putting...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-29-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By blackjenner
I saw one of these westbound on 520 on Tuesday. ...

I saw one of these westbound on 520 on Tuesday. Ten bucks says some Microsoftie was driving it.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-29-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,177
Posted By blackjenner
Run, do now walk, away from this dealer. ...

Run, do now walk, away from this dealer.

Trust me.

Don't look back either.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-29-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,588
Posted By blackjenner
My friend Jack Lewis wrote a review of this bike...

My friend Jack Lewis wrote a review of this bike for Motorcyclist Magazine back in 2007. I did the photo shoot for it.

The Brammo folks were great, seemed enthusiastic about their product and...
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,351
Posted By blackjenner
We saw these at the moto show. They are cute. ...

We saw these at the moto show. They are cute. They even have a pink and white one too -- it's called the Baby Doll.

I was impressed with the overall look and feel. I didn't see much plastic. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-07-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,901
Posted By blackjenner
Get a used Yamaha Vino 125. Not pushing...

Get a used Yamaha Vino 125.

Not pushing mine but I have one for sale at around $1600.

There are many in that range.

It can carry two, top out around 50-55, get 70mpg, and sips through...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-07-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
Posted By blackjenner
Just picked it up today. It's Venice White, which...

Just picked it up today. It's Venice White, which means it looks like a bronze zebra. However, it runs like a cheetah. I had it up to 60mph a mile from the store. It scooted up hills really well. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-07-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,025
Posted By blackjenner
People often drive the same routes at the same...

People often drive the same routes at the same time of day.

Just sayin...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-07-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,849
Posted By blackjenner
I used to own one of those. Great little mini suv

I used to own one of those. Great little mini suv
Forum: Battle scooters 01-03-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
Posted By blackjenner
I got a very good deal on them.

I got a very good deal on them.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-03-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,849
Posted By blackjenner
2005 BMW Z4 1999 Ford Escort Zx2 (perfect, I...

2005 BMW Z4

1999 Ford Escort Zx2 (perfect, I don't care if it get's scuffed car for the city).
Forum: Battle scooters 12-31-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
Posted By blackjenner
Laugh New Beo for me and my better half

We'd been scooting around on Yamaha Vino 125 scooters for the last year.

They are perfect in hilly Seattle, where the 1200 Bandit or the BMW Z4 really can't stretch their legs. We each had a good...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-28-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,707
Posted By blackjenner
Just not gonna do it

I'll ride or drive what I want, whether it's the 1200cc Bandit hot rod, the SV650 hot rod, the Vino125 I will soon be selling or the Scarabeo I will be picking up next week. It doesn't matter what...
Forum: Hacks 06-25-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7,417
Views: 2,791,241
Posted By blackjenner
My 1975 BMW R90/6 with California Sidecar -- sold...

My 1975 BMW R90/6 with California Sidecar -- sold it a year ago.

And there is riding it in the snow (http://picasaweb.google.com/black.jenner/DonnMoto/photo#5215679159568027826).

...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 70,876
Posted By blackjenner
It was 1975. I bought a beat up Yamaha CS3-200...

It was 1975. I bought a beat up Yamaha CS3-200 (precursor to the RD). I spent half a year fussing with it, riding it off road, until I got my learner's permit and could ride it on the road.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,302
Posted By blackjenner
I'd do it. I haven't done it but, I don't see...

I'd do it. I haven't done it but, I don't see how it will upset the Ninjette to any degree. The mount on a rear footpeg might weight ten pounds total, including the rail for the rear tire. The bike...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 358,362
Posted By blackjenner
It sure is. Looks like a later model. The...

It sure is. Looks like a later model. The earlier models had a torsion bar trailing link suspension. I had one on my R90/6.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 65,018
Posted By blackjenner
see the sig...

see the sig...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 184,306
Posted By blackjenner
Actually, I think you said everything you needed...

Actually, I think you said everything you needed to say about yourself right here:

"I don't need it plain and simple one ride with me and you would quickly figure that out. BTW I don't need...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,187
Posted By blackjenner
Since 1979.

Since 1979.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,415
Posted By blackjenner
I'd really suggest considering a two piece...

I'd really suggest considering a two piece Roadcrafter for these reasons:
1) you can get a better fit between chest and legs, expecially if you have an athletic build.
2) They are more waterproof...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 184,306
Posted By blackjenner
Crutches? We don need to steenkin crutches!

I watched this for a little bit, seeing if it would go the same old direction. Looks like it did.

OK, so you have racing experience and an opinion.

Here's mine, for what's it's worth.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,152
Posted By blackjenner
I would not worry about it. Seriously. The...

I would not worry about it. Seriously. The bicycle and mount might weigh 35 lbs, right? I have very often had one saddlebag on my Bandit loaded much heavier than the other. Bicycles, motorcycles...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8,551
Views: 3,470,516
Posted By blackjenner
Yup. That was it.

Yup. That was it.
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