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Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by Linzi, Sep 10, 2005.
Nothing there for Hondas. They are dead to me
34hp out of an 8hp 200cc motor. 12 sec 1/4 mile.
I love those guys.
I saw an article pre-purchase, that mentioned some variator parts changed between the Big Ruckus and the larger Honda scooters. Was one of "the" mods to be done for performance. Now, post-purchase I cannot find it.
I cut a donut with my Yammy Vino 125 yesterday.
It was in sand - normally it doesn't have enough torque to go over a speed bump from 0...
I passed a Dodge Caravan.
Lucky she didn't know I was there. If she had floored it, it woulda been all over.
Well... Well... Seems like I heard you bashing my remarks a little while ago. Pot meet Kettle.
Are you more likely to be seriouly injured on your scooter, or your GS?
Don't feed me like this.
Oh get over yourself, Gimp!
I, of course, would never do anything even remotely unseemly on my scooter. Why, just the other day I was chiding some ne'er-do-well about his recklessness on his scooter.
But I tell you what, just let me get on my Razor scootboard....
I'm not real sure an exhaust is gonna be the way to go. You notice that the intake is half closed off? Open that up and the bike gets REALLY lean, like won't run lean. That tells me that the entire system is flowing, not just the intake. Air's gotta get out too, and it won't pull it in if it can't get out. We are gonna have to pull carbs and start tweaking and cutting down that intake restrictor and see what works. I think a pipe would be the last part or the equation, not the beginning.
Stated like a rider who will see the inside of an ambulance. I hope i don't have to tend to you.
I'd rather you not see me at all.
WTF is your absolute obsession with scooters and mayhem?
Jeebus H. Chrysler, we start a new forum here for enthusiasts and you come in and crap in the fresh salad.
WTF is your problem?
I suggest you get it straightened out quickly. Very, very quickly.
Well John, As a rider and a "human repair technician" i've spent a great deal of time advocating testing for scooter riders. Maybe it is because of where i worked. Maybe it's becase i've repaired thousands of needless injuries.
I hate the fucking things!
I've stated my reasons elsewhere in this new forum. You guys have touched a subject i feel very strongly about. I guarantee I will remain a fixture in this forum for some time to come. If one person thinks twice and doesn't crash because of a gimp post then I've done well.
Here's to hoping I never see you in my bus
Then why are you here?
I understand your concern, but you come across as more concerned for your workload than as caring about the welfare of the riding public.
I might recommend that you back off on your attacks upon the very thing that bring us into this forum. If you don't like scooters, stay out. If you continue on this course, you will not be here long in any instance.
My workload is made up (an alarming percentage) of the riding public.
As stated previously I am offering an opinion based on years of experience. The subject (scooters) is one I feel very strongly about. Whether my experience is positive or negative should be irrelivant.
Are you saying my informed and respectful opinion is not welcome here?
Your informed and respectful opinion is certainly welcome here - but not the same rant in every thread. You've started a nice soapbox from which to share your opinion: Death. And why you're more likely to be dead on a scoot.
One more blast all over the forum, and you've got 24-hours to think things over. Got it?
I'm saying that peeing in the punchbowl isn't welcome. Opinions are fine, belaboring them is tiresome and does little more that turn people away from the viewpoint expressed.
Am i entitled to respond to careless posts? Like those made by Rider, John and others? Both of whom in this forums short life have expressed joy in being out of control on scooters? Rider being so out of control he "almost went over the bars"!
Maybe time to consider why I have responed in the manner i have? If these people want to post about messing around on a scooter I see no harm in pointing out the ramifications. There haven't been too many posts here, but many have been about "how much trouble" posters are able to get into on scooters.
I can promise otherwise if you can't figure out a way to have an intelligent conversation about motorcycling safety.