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Forum: Battle scooters 04-05-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,531
Posted By elite1
My 86 would constantly crack 60 mph on a flat....

My 86 would constantly crack 60 mph on a flat. Make sure tour running at least 32 lbs. in the tires.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,495
Posted By elite1
I have owned both the 80 and the 150. There's a...

I have owned both the 80 and the 150. There's a reason the 80's have such low miles on them. Not alot of power and really only suited to in town. The elite 150 will easily cruise all day lomg at 50+....
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 425,162
Posted By elite1
While we wait for Anna....

Check this kid out. One of the best RR I have ever read.....

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=716516
Forum: Battle scooters 05-14-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By elite1
I can only speak about the elite 80. Bulletproof...

I can only speak about the elite 80. Bulletproof and dead nuts reliable. Will do 40 to 45-ish on a flat. Decent little storage area upfront. IMO, the performance should be a tick or 2 better than the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By elite1
Shocks off of a cb or cl360 bolt right up. Makes...

Shocks off of a cb or cl360 bolt right up. Makes the bike a whole lot more stable with less pogo effect at speed. The only downfall is that they are a little taller and will make your center stand...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By elite1
He one for a riding season. Dead reliable and...

He one for a riding season. Dead reliable and fun.....till the the hills appear. On a flat, mine would top out at 45 mph. Down hill, one time, full throttle, I saw an indicated 55mph. Most people who...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,800
Posted By elite1
I have an 86 ch150d and I am constantly amazed by...

I have an 86 ch150d and I am constantly amazed by it. It starts EVERYTIME. Will cruise at 55 to 60 mph all day and never falter. At the end of the day, my personal opinion is that it is one of the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,197
Posted By elite1
I have heard that there is a guy in Brit Iron...

I have heard that there is a guy in Brit Iron Rebels that has an 01 Bonnie with over 100,000 miles on the clock. Never opened. Hope my 2010 Thruxton will be as good.
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 425,162
Posted By elite1
"Panaceas" Where did you get that word? I...

"Panaceas"

Where did you get that word? I haven't seen it used since............:D
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 425,162
Posted By elite1
Two Radians for sale on Craigslist near me. Both...

Two Radians for sale on Craigslist near me. Both under $1500. Think I might pick one up and see if I can make it to Tierra Del Fuego.....:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 425,162
Posted By elite1
"Fear should never stop one from living for none...

"Fear should never stop one from living for none of us know how long we will live."

So true, so true......

I always said, "If you live your life in fear, do you truly live?"

Go girl, go!
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 425,162
Posted By elite1
Amen. Heres to sub $1500 80's Japanese...

Amen. Heres to sub $1500 80's Japanese bikes!:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 425,162
Posted By elite1
Really admire your spirit. Go, girl, go!

Really admire your spirit. Go, girl, go!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,961
Posted By elite1
Yea, its like, if you cut your finger, you ask...

Yea, its like, if you cut your finger, you ask for a Band-Aid instead of a bandage. If you need to blow your nose, you ask for a Kleenex instead of a tissue. I guess I'll just tell my wife I'm going...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,961
Posted By elite1
Ouch. How can the editor be so clueless?

Ouch. How can the editor be so clueless?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,961
Posted By elite1
Now that is cool. I'm always really particular...

Now that is cool. I'm always really particular about that kind of stuff. The first thing I would have thought of if I read that book would have been, "WTF! Harleys arent known for handling!!!"
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,961
Posted By elite1
Ha! Another FT basher! Its ok. I'm already...

Ha! Another FT basher! Its ok. I'm already getting used to it. I honestly dont know why I bought the little bike either. I guess it just kind of spoke to me and asked me if I would bring it home. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,961
Posted By elite1
See, dude, you get it. I can totally relate to...

See, dude, you get it. I can totally relate to your story. Ride on, brother.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,961
Posted By elite1
I really wasn't looking to have him, or anyone...

I really wasn't looking to have him, or anyone else for that matter, make a "fuss" over my obscure, 30 year old Honda. Just thought maybe he was a bike guy who I could have a conversation with. There...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,310
Posted By elite1
What kills me is that he is giving me shit and he...

What kills me is that he is giving me shit and he doesn't even ride!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,961
Posted By elite1
Can I get an amen!

Can I get an amen!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,961
Posted By elite1
Why Does It Always Have To Be A Harley........

So, I'm in outside sales and I walk in to see one of my new customers. In an effort to start up a conversation, I told him I just picked an old motorcycle. Heres how the conversation went.......
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,310
Posted By elite1
Why Does It Have To Always Be A Harley......

So, I'm in outside sales and I walk in to see one of my new customers. In an effort to start up a conversation, I told him I just picked an old motorcycle. Heres how the conversation went.......
...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-17-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,614
Posted By elite1
So I just read up on the TAT and the author of...

So I just read up on the TAT and the author of the website suggests at least 400cc's to handle the trail. I applaud your faith in your little c70 to be able to stand up to this. If there is any small...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-16-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,614
Posted By elite1
Subscribed

So, when does the adventure begin?
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By elite1
Oops. Sorry. Its a Honda ft500 Ascot. 1982. 8140...

Oops. Sorry. Its a Honda ft500 Ascot. 1982. 8140 miles. 8 outta 10 condition. Beautiful old thumper.....
Forum: Battle scooters 10-30-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By elite1
Movin' On Up....

http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/mcy/3336158405.html

Shes still a thumper. Kinda like a big scooter on big wheels! Still have the mighty Elite. Don't see any reason to get rid of it. Well, unless...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 53,048
Posted By elite1
heres the craigslist link

http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/mcy/3336158405.html

Got it home. Rained like hell today because of hurricane Sandy, so I had to rent an enclosed uhaul trailer. Took it for a quick spin around rhe...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 53,048
Posted By elite1
Well thats one thing I didn't mention. The po...

Well thats one thing I didn't mention. The po installed a chrome megaphone stye muffler on this thing. Its the only thing thats not original on the bike. Really sounds great. Accentuates the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 53,048
Posted By elite1
Thanks Guys

Yea, graduated from scooters! Too funny! I really wasn't too jazzed about this bike when I looked at the pics online, but I asked my brother about it (major niche bike aficionado) and he about fell...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 53,048
Posted By elite1
In........

Just picked up a red 82 with 8000 original miles. Took it or a ride and fell in love. Bike looks almost new. Needs a new choke cable and the rear caliper seems to be sticking a little. I will enjoy...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-30-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,004
Posted By elite1
:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 09-30-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,726
Posted By elite1
Just what I would have said. Saved me the...

Just what I would have said. Saved me the typing.....
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By elite1
I have to say, from one Elite owner to another,...

I have to say, from one Elite owner to another, you are quite the Elitist! I applaud your dedication to one of the best 150cc scoots ever manufactured.:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,183
Posted By elite1
Cry It's sometimes comes to the fore front ( of what...

It's sometimes comes to the fore front ( of what remains) of my mind. Scary thought fo sho.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 196,131
Posted By elite1
Well sure.....I mean it will do 65, but the...

Well sure.....I mean it will do 65, but the slightest grade will cause you to lose speed. However, it can cruise pretty nicely at 60 mph, once you get it there. If I could throw a set of 14" wheels...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-19-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 196,131
Posted By elite1
Hmmmm.......

Strange.....you could turn back time to 1985 when Honda introduced the Elite 150 as a replacement for the Elite 125. Freeway capable, futuristic looks, great fuel economy, etc.,etc.. History repeats...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-05-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,279
Posted By elite1
Hey Damasovi, do you know of any scoot clubs in...

Hey Damasovi, do you know of any scoot clubs in Mexico that could help him out?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-03-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,279
Posted By elite1
Calling All Mexican Battle Scooter Inmates

This gentleman is on a very noble cause and will need some help from inmates south of the Border.

http://journeyfromsilence.com/my-journey/

He's in Corpus Christi TX now and will be making the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,323
Posted By elite1
Dude....I want that Helix......badass......

Dude....I want that Helix......badass......
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