9 Horses of Fury...A Zuma 125 on the Loose

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by cbolling, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    So it has been a week now since I sold my motorcycle and I have to say that so far I have not missed it. It has been a busy week and we have had some crappy weather so I have not had much of a chance to ride anyway.

    Like I said before, I will scoot throught the winter and maybe add something to the stable in the spring.
  2. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    I know our weather has been crap.Did you guys get snow flurries yesterday?I was in court all day, and when I got out I heard people saying we had light snow flurries for a little while.The roads were horrible between 5am and 8am this moring.All the water from the rain froze.Channel 7 news said they were covering more wrecks than they could list. :eek1
  3. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    No, flurries in Greenville that I saw. Ceasar's Head got a good dusting of snow though. Today turned out to be quite nice once the sun came out. I think I am going to take the Zuma to work in the morning.:lol3
  4. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    Enjoy the ride.I got my bike down for winter maintence.
  5. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Took the GPS with me yesterday to see what kind of top speed I could get and to check the accuracy of my speedo. Was having to much fun riding twisty roads to really check accuracy but it didn't seem to be that far off.

    So here is what the GPS said:

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  6. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Here are a couple more pics from yesterday's ride:

    This train looked like some sort of prison train to me but if you look through the holes there were cars in there. The BMW Manufacturing plant is just up the road so they were probably BMW's.

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  7. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Here is some sort of old Grocery Store / Service Station that has been taken over by Kudzu.

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  8. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    Nice ride.Those are the train cars that BMW uses.I used to work there in the sequence, the recyclables, and in dunnage departments.I can't say that there are BMWs inside but it is probable.

    58.5mph,sounds like it's time to do the 200cc kit with free flowing exhaust and induction.Keep it low key.That scoot looks great like it is.
  9. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    I have never been a person to modify my stuff, at least mechanically. Factory reliability is very important to me. I kind of go by the theory of just buy a bigger scoot if you need more power and then you keep the reliability.
  10. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Check out the newest addition to the Zuma. :norton

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  11. hexnut

    hexnut Been here awhile

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    Thats why when my 150 was no longer fast enough i traded it in on a 250. No problem now.
  12. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    I agree with you. Once you start modifying you loose too much reliability.
  13. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    New tag.Looks purdy back there.I wonder if the new MC tags will look like that?I know you have custom lettering, but the rest should be the same.Right? :ear I will get a new tag at spring time when I renew my tag and reg.
  14. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Are we getting new motor Motorcycle tags in SC? I know we changed the big ones a couple of years ago.
  15. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    I am under the impression that we will in the next year or two.I have had mine just over 5 years now and usually,I get a new tag every 5 or 6.Not by choice.I don't know why the state does that.I have had 3 or 4 on my car since it was bought new in 1997.Again,not by choice but because the gooberment updated them.
  16. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Decided to take the scoot out in the rain to grab a tag that was about 20 miles away.

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    Grabbing the Tag:

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  17. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Poured rain the whole way but the scooter handled the wet just fine.
  18. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    Our weather has sucked and will suck all week.I want our spring like fall weather back. :cry
  19. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Beautiful weather this weekend in South Carolina. Highs in the 60's and lots of sun. My daughter has a swim meet about 30 miles away. Perfect trip for the Zuma!!!

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    Quick stop along the way.
  20. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Picked up lunch for my wife and I. Burgers under the seat and drinks on the floor.

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