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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 181,454
Posted By driller
Four Corners on a PCX

Here Ya go....
http://totalruckus.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=90601

David rides with our club in Jacksonville Fl. He kitted his PCX out very nicely.
He is doing his RR on Total Ruckus...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-07-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By driller
Good Scooting

Does the show ever stop in Asheville? We were up for the afternoon Saturday and it was going full bore. Catawba and Wicked Weed breweries were on the itinerary (no I was not riding) followed by some...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,395
Posted By driller
Remember that scene in the Tom Hanks movie "Larry...

Remember that scene in the Tom Hanks movie "Larry Crown"?
He is looking at the $$$ going in his SUV and sees a kid pumping a couple of bucks in his scoot. Next thing you know,he is a"scooter...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,310
Posted By driller
Just muddying the water...

All of your choices are great scoots,Josh. Here are a couple of others to further confuse you.:D
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=987025

The used market for scooters is good for...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By driller
Depending on how much "freight" on the scoot, it...

Depending on how much "freight" on the scoot, it pulls 50 on most of the long shallow grades. Depending on how steep, it can fade to 45 at the end of a really long one. Pretty spunky squirting out of...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-17-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By driller
Kymco Cousins

Yesterday, YellowJacket and I spent some enjoyable miles on the Blue Ridge Parkway comparing our "Kymco Cousins". Vic purchased his GTi300 last year and I recently picked up a lightly used People...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-16-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By driller
For what it might take to revive that, you could...

For what it might take to revive that, you could get that pretty red PCX you were "smooling"over.:deal
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 11,004
Posted By driller
Bruced!

When you come in late, the expression "Bruced" describes your plight.:D
Forum: Battle scooters 06-05-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,893
Posted By driller
Right back at it...

Haven't been here lately.Thanks for waking it up.
An update on the GT200. We did find a problem with the placement of the diaphragm in the carb. It was not leaking terribly, but enough that a small...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-15-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By driller
:tb

:tb
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 42,404
Posted By driller
Subscribed! :lurk Depending on when you pass...

Subscribed! :lurk
Depending on when you pass through the Asheville area or Jax, Fl.,we might be able to offer some hospitality.
Cheers!
Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,125
Posted By driller
Making plans...

Dave, hopefully you will be settled in by fall. The scooter club I ride with when in Jax is going to come up to our neck of the woods for a weekend. Yellowjacket and I plan to lead them on a merry...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,125
Posted By driller
I would not sell the PCX to just anyone either....

I would not sell the PCX to just anyone either. :pot
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By driller
They like you...

No wonder you get hugs from the gals at the shop. :deal Might see you Sunday. And what will you be riding?
Cheers!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-26-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By driller
It has begun...

The fun has begun. Yellowjacket has a teaser here...
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=742084 Page 5
Look for more details there after tonight's competition.:deal
Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By driller
Great scenery accented by a sharp looking scoot....

Great scenery accented by a sharp looking scoot. :thumb We need to ride soon and post a couple of pics with TWO scoots!.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 181,454
Posted By driller
Cover the bases...

Dave, why not compliment the Swing with a PCX? I know where you can get a nice one.:augie
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,310
Posted By driller
Did you ever cross paths with Vic Force during...

Did you ever cross paths with Vic Force during your racing days? He is "Yellowjacket" here.
He has been a world of help with the "BlowFly" project.
Where in FL? I spend a lot of time in Jax.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-21-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,310
Posted By driller
Watch out!

Vic and I saw some scorching times at the Shelby track a couple of weeks ago. They were running built up gy6 clones and enjoyed a little "spray". Vic is planning to go. I am stuck in Flawdah.:cry...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 181,454
Posted By driller
If you are wanting to try one...

I know where a very nice PCX 125 could be had for a decent price.:augie
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 181,454
Posted By driller
I placed a "like" on their facebook. Is that how...

I placed a "like" on their facebook. Is that how we vote?:huh
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,380
Posted By driller
Super Fly vs. Blow Fly

Super Fly it is, Jim! Amazing you saw "BlowFly" hizzself. Must have been one of those nights...:slurp
Thanks for getting the manual together. We will look forward to seeing it.
Hopefully we can co...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,380
Posted By driller
Low to midrange is where it shines.:wink: Haven't...

Low to midrange is where it shines.:wink: Haven't tried lower octaine. Vic wants to weld up the piston to increase the compression ratio. I'm happy. Just want to work out some of the popping and...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,380
Posted By driller
At the strip...

Thursday was the first "Test and Tune" session we could make. Here is a sample of 1/8 mile run times. Keep in mind the previous test times in the thread were over a shorter distance (approx 130yds)
...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By driller
Wanna have some fun?

Have you ever wondered just how quick that Hot Rod Scooter really is? last night, while at ShadySide Raceway, near Shelby, NC. , we had the pleasure of meeting some folks who will be hosting a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-06-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,380
Posted By driller
Constructive Recreation

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/853/29ok.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/np29okj)

Well, we are about at the end of a winter of "constructive recreation".
First of all, many thanks to...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 181,454
Posted By driller
Woo Hoo. This will be fun!:lurk

Woo Hoo. This will be fun!:lurk
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 132,860
Posted By driller
In the flesh..

While browsing in a Honda shop yesterday, I spied a Forza and gave it a good look. It reminds me of the Majesty I had; just a bit more svelte. Seat was firmer, the legroom was fine for my 30in...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 181,454
Posted By driller
My 125 PCX is spot on according to the GPS. Quite...

My 125 PCX is spot on according to the GPS. Quite different than my other scoots or previous MC's.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-27-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,288
Posted By driller
Solano?

Let me know if you get it. I would love to ride over to see it.:norton
Forum: Battle scooters 02-17-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,380
Posted By driller
Boo, snow! BlowFly needs to get on with...

Boo, snow! BlowFly needs to get on with tuning.:pynd
Forum: Battle scooters 02-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,941
Posted By driller
Ahh, Vanity, thy name is rider. :rofl Yep,...

Ahh, Vanity, thy name is rider. :rofl
Yep, gotta get the pic or it never happened!
The "Dragon" is just an exclamation point on a good ride to and from it.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-14-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By driller
That one popped up on my radar. May take a look...

That one popped up on my radar. May take a look when I get down there, but with a jaundiced eye. Satin black is not native to the US market. A repaint on a lightly used bike raises my "alert"...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-10-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,380
Posted By driller
Clutch springs

George,
Do the 1500 springs = the yellow ones?
We are really close to original goals. The bike is pulling very well. An earlier hook up with the power band would be a bonus.
We will install the...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,380
Posted By driller
Maybe...

That has been a topic on many forums regarding gain/loss of top speed with windscreens of different sizes. The stock pre-build speed of 60-62 was reached with the screen on, though.
Vic and I...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-05-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,380
Posted By driller
"Even though you did not want to increase the top...

"Even though you did not want to increase the top speed I can't imagine that your goal was to achieve quicker acceleration but at the expense of top speed. Or is that a concern? If I lost 5 mph off...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-05-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,380
Posted By driller
Clarity

Thanks! Good comments.
You both explained my understanding of how a CVT works in a short and clear manner. The top speed is essentially fixed by pulley diameters and final drive gear ratio.
More...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-05-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,175
Posted By driller
Wonderful!

Memories from spring of '68 came back after seeing your pics. Thanks!:clap
I was in Nice and rented a "Ped" to ride over to Monaco. Many places required some supplemental pedaling to get the little...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-03-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,380
Posted By driller
Let's plan that, Jim. Spring won't be too far...

Let's plan that, Jim. Spring won't be too far around the corner.:deal
Forum: Battle scooters 02-01-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 11,013
Posted By driller
Small bikes...The Gap? In! :deal

Small bikes...The Gap? In! :deal
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