Big Ruckus?

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by Tugrik, Sep 23, 2005.

  1. Tugrik

    Tugrik Big Blue Adventurer

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

    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. :D

    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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  2. Dbear

    Dbear Hanging on

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    I hear they are rated for one Metric 'Mostro, so you should be fine.
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  3. HooterView

    HooterView Long timer

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  4. Photog

    Photog Charismatic Megafauna Administrator

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    Big Ruckus. :nod 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. :nod 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. :deal 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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  5. Tugrik

    Tugrik Big Blue Adventurer

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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. :D
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  6. Photog

    Photog Charismatic Megafauna Administrator

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    I've got a huuuuge roll of police line tape. I might go that route:

    [​IMG]

    But, yeah, imagine a biohazard motif.

    If you haven't seen it already, check out www.battlescooter.com
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  7. Marc

    Marc Just sayin...

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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. :thumb

    The only question for you is: Yellow 2005 or Silver 2006... :scratch
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  8. rallybug

    rallybug Local Yokel

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    You want camouflage green with black, you do :nod

    [​IMG]

    :lol3
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  9. GaelicDog

    GaelicDog Lesser of Two Weasels

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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!
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  10. JohnTM

    JohnTM I suck toes

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    Why are you not in Hot Springs? :ear

    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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    Rider Moderator Emeritus Super Moderator

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    How in the hell are you posting from the Ho Down? Did you bring your own microwave tower or something? :scratch :lol3
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    JohnTM I suck toes

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    Rider Moderator Emeritus Super Moderator

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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! :evil
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  14. GaelicDog

    GaelicDog Lesser of Two Weasels

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    Well, a bad case of the squirts can really slow you down.
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    Rider Moderator Emeritus Super Moderator

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    I'm afraid that goes with moderating. All the pressure, you know. :uhoh :krusty
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  16. GaelicDog

    GaelicDog Lesser of Two Weasels

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    Long story, did get the day off I needed, but chose to let others have the fun.
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  17. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    Jurgen's BigRuckus sticker theme--I'll be the only one that gets it. But that is par for the course.

    [​IMG]

    Jurgen
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  19. Photog

    Photog Charismatic Megafauna Administrator

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    :photog

    :clap

    Oh, man, that's PERFECT.

    :thumb
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  20. GaelicDog

    GaelicDog Lesser of Two Weasels

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    Wouldn't that be the Big Fuckus?
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