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Old 09-23-2005, 04:34 PM   #1
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Big Ruckus?

So... Big Ruckus for a Big Tug? What do you think?

I've always been a two-bike-bloke. Previously I had a Honda Helix and had a blast with the thing. With only one bike in the shed right now I'm itchin' for a partner for it, and the Big Ruckus amuses me greatly.

Due to my size, 250cc is a minimum requirement for me, of course.

I kind of like the whole exposed-frame mad-maxian look of the thing. I just wish someone would make something like the BR but with more ground clearance, huge balloony knobble-tires and even meaner/uglier lookin'.

How much do you suppose one of those things can carry?

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Old 09-23-2005, 04:42 PM   #2
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I hear they are rated for one Metric 'Mostro, so you should be fine.
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Old 09-23-2005, 04:54 PM   #3
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Old 09-23-2005, 05:30 PM   #4
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Big Ruckus. Do it.

I think it's the ADV rider's scoot. Lots of exposed frame so you can hang the entire Touratech catalog on it.

And you can give your joints a bit of a rest. On days when my hips are killing me, the scoot's easier for me to run around on. Get a cool one, like the BR, and there's no need for excuses. They do a fantastic job of getting someone around in fine fashion.

I figure folks will buy 'em, ride them to the Dairy Queen once or twice, then Ebay 'em. That's when we're gonna swoop one up--used, probably under 1200 miles on 'em.

It was nice to be out and about on the Stella today being a hooligan and not really worrying about gas prices.
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Old 09-23-2005, 05:47 PM   #5
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Yeah, I think the exposed frame is what makes my day. It looks like something out of a Hard Hat Harry video game. I'd put construction-yellow chevrons all over the bodywork with lots of warning stickers.
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Old 09-23-2005, 05:51 PM   #6
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Yeah, I think the exposed frame is what makes my day. It looks like something out of a Hard Hat Harry video game. I'd put construction-yellow chevrons all over the bodywork with lots of warning stickers.
I've got a huuuuge roll of police line tape. I might go that route:



But, yeah, imagine a biohazard motif.

If you haven't seen it already, check out www.battlescooter.com
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Old 09-23-2005, 06:18 PM   #7
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Tug,

Go for it. I'm on the verge as well. And yes, I've already been shopping the Touratech catalog to see what *BLING* I can add.

The only question for you is: Yellow 2005 or Silver 2006...
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Old 09-24-2005, 04:24 AM   #9
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I would not buy one. You should not either. Nothing to see here, move along.


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I said GOOD DAY!
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Old 09-24-2005, 04:55 AM   #10
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I would not buy one. You should not either. Nothing to see here, move along.


Good day sir,


I said GOOD DAY!
Why are you not in Hot Springs?

Tug,

Go for it! I have mine here at the Ho Down, and everybody is riding it. 'Monstro rode his in from Memphis.

you'll love it!
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Old 09-24-2005, 05:04 AM   #11
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Why are you not in Hot Springs?

Tug,

Go for it! I have mine here at the Ho Down, and everybody is riding it. 'Monstro rode his in from Memphis.

you'll love it!
How in the hell are you posting from the Ho Down? Did you bring your own microwave tower or something?
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It's those Marvelous Mod Powers you conferred upon me! They are growing , I am getting stronger...
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Yes. Yes! You will only grow even stronger as the months go by. Nothing can stop you now! Do you hear me??? NOTHING!
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Yes. Yes! You will only grow even stronger as the months go by. Nothing can stop you now! Do you hear me??? NOTHING!
Well, a bad case of the squirts can really slow you down.
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I'm afraid that goes with moderating. All the pressure, you know.
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