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Forum: Battle scooters 12-08-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By bman
Keep clicking on the picture advance and all will...

Keep clicking on the picture advance and all will become clear.
Great looking ride.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-02-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,423
Posted By bman
I don't know why you guys fill up with super...

I don't know why you guys fill up with super unleaded.
91 Ron is the equivalent of 87 octane.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octane_rating
Forum: Battle scooters 12-01-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By bman
Yes, that Emgo box looks a bit better on the KLR....

Yes, that Emgo box looks a bit better on the KLR.
Doesn't look too bad on my Yager.
I use a Bestem box on my commuter. It's a little bigger, but not too bad.
Here's some comparison shots....
Forum: Battle scooters 11-30-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By bman
This one is pretty small. ...

This one is pretty small.
http://www.amazon.com/Emgo-72-32440-Travel-Trunk/dp/B000GVD0VE/ref=pd_sim_sbs_auto_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=09X8WSK3Y82K6JG837R9
Holds my 2xl fullface.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-29-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By bman
You're never going to get the same compliant ride...

You're never going to get the same compliant ride on a scooter as you had on your DRZ. Just have to avoid the potholes if you can.

I think most SYM forks are replacement only. Could be wrong...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-27-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,581
Posted By bman
You can plan routes for Sygic on your computer...

You can plan routes for Sygic on your computer too.
http://www.createweb.be/wordpress/?p=920
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,760
Posted By bman
I think you got your Yammies confused. XS not TX.

I think you got your Yammies confused. XS not TX.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-09-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,298
Posted By bman
Great report. I concur about Nikki's. If you...

Great report. I concur about Nikki's. If you would have continued on a few miles after the tunnel, you would have found Dub's Place in Red Bank.
Very tasty homemade food and very dog friendly.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 22,558
Posted By bman
Or just remove the paint with Goo Gone or other...

Or just remove the paint with Goo Gone or other solvent.
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,452
Posted By bman
I've packed mine that way a few times, but could...

I've packed mine that way a few times, but could pack more by by unrolling the pad inside the drybag and stuffing the sleeping bag in the middle.
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By bman
Actually reading your post made me want to try...

Actually reading your post made me want to try some. Searched Google and found this (http://www.acehardware.com/product/index.jsp?productId=1390196).
I usually use Shoe Goo for repairs but the...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By bman
Seems they changed the formula. Not for the...

Seems they changed the formula. Not for the better.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-15-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By bman
That's not a trike. That's a scooter with...

That's not a trike. That's a scooter with training wheels.
This is a trike.
http://www.motortrike.com/trikeGraphics/trikepg_bree_gallery-2.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 07-14-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,906
Posted By bman
They are clearancing 2012 Kymco Yager 200 GT's...

They are clearancing 2012 Kymco Yager 200 GT's for 2399.
Pretty peppy scooter, 175cc fuel injected.
They knocked an extra $200 off if you were ever in the military.
Couldn't pass it up.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By bman
Just drain the oil in a cup, if it measures more...

Just drain the oil in a cup, if it measures more than 100cc's it was overfilled.
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,421
Posted By bman
Higher levels of Zinc are supposed to eat up...

Higher levels of Zinc are supposed to eat up catalytic converters.
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,236
Posted By bman
Those 10 dollar chrome ones Harbour Freight sells...

Those 10 dollar chrome ones Harbour Freight sells are pretty dam loud too.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-06-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,158
Posted By bman
What part do you need? ...

What part do you need?
(http://www.scooterseals.com/SYM_Wolf_Parts.html)
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,254
Posted By bman
If you like the Yamaha X-City 250 styling, you...

If you like the Yamaha X-City 250 styling, you might want to look at the SYM Citycom 300.
263cc engine, 16 in. wheels. Parts should be easy to get.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,973
Posted By bman
That's not the TMAX, that's the Bronze MAX. ...

That's not the TMAX, that's the Bronze MAX.
Details
Exclusive new Bronze MAX sports scooter
Special edition version of the TMAX
Striking new dark bronze-tone bodywork
Exclusive bronze-coloured...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By bman
Firstgear's short sizes are 30" long.

Firstgear's short sizes are 30" long.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-23-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,158
Posted By bman
This is actually incorrect. Although Alliance...

This is actually incorrect. Although Alliance wants you to buy parts from their dealers, they will sell you parts directly if you are located far enough away from a dealer. 96 miles for me.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-23-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By bman
Yup....

Yup. (http://www.daframotos.com.br/modelos/index/8/citycom-300i.html) Actually a Citycom with extra badging.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-25-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7,564
Views: 571,404
Posted By bman
Get some:freaky

Get some:freaky
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,683
Posted By bman
Tucano Urbano...

Tucano Urbano (http://scooter-wear.com/accessories/scooter-handlebar-muffs)
Forum: Battle scooters 12-08-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,861
Posted By bman
Like. http://fotonet.fr/photo/1263194963.jpg

Like.

http://fotonet.fr/photo/1263194963.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By bman
Had the large ones on my KLR. Could not ride...

Had the large ones on my KLR.
Could not ride without them in cold weather, kept the air off my bad knees.
Could not ride with them in summer, legs became unbearably hot from engine heat.
If you're...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,324
Posted By bman
I liked the stock Maxxis tires. Stuck well in dry...

I liked the stock Maxxis tires. Stuck well in dry and wet.
Unfortunately they don't make them anymore.
Due to a little incident I had to replace the rear at 1600 miles.
Got a set of Michelin Power...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-29-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,679
Posted By bman
If you can get it cheap go for it. I use my...

If you can get it cheap go for it.
I use my 2008 as a daily commuter.
Never had to wait 3 weeks for my parts from Cam, but then I paid a little extra for quicker shipping.
Had to replace my rear...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-15-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By bman
Rat Scoots

Rat Scoots (http://putraholic.blogspot.com/2013/03/vespa-gembel-indonesia-weird-custom.html)
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By bman
This should give you some ideas....

This should give you some ideas. (http://www.crucialrealm.com/klr650/PelCasePans/PelCasePans.html)
I had the stainless rack, didn't rust or break its welds after numerous get offs.
Not sure they're...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,790
Posted By bman
Snowpeak, small ,reliable, can simmer when...

Snowpeak, small ,reliable, can simmer when needed.
http://www.snowpeak.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/950x430/5e06319eda06f020e43594a9c230972d/g/s/gs-100-us-1.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 08-23-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By bman
How about http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005WFAKMQ

How about http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005WFAKMQ
Forum: Battle scooters 07-15-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,080
Posted By bman
The thing is you can order SYM parts online...

The thing is you can order SYM parts online directly from Taiwan.
Check symforum.com to find the link.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-14-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,080
Posted By bman
I just get my Sym parts direct from Taiwan. Parts...

I just get my Sym parts direct from Taiwan. Parts and shipping are reasonable.
Shipping is as fast as you want to pay.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-12-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By bman
Maybe something like this. ...

Maybe something like this.
(http://www.scooterpartsexpress.com/performance-scooter-parts/gy6-125cc-150cc-parts-152cmi-157qmj-performance/camshaft-a9-sport-performance-4t-gy6-150)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-04-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,799
Posted By bman
Love this picture. ...

Love this picture.
http://danger-cliff.smugmug.com/People/Bunny-Teeth-photos/i-Vvhx9GM/0/M/bunnyadventurelittlegirl-M.jpg
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,829
Posted By bman
I use the Sterno folding stove for my Trangia. I...

I use the Sterno folding stove for my Trangia. I suppose it could also be used with wood.
It's super strong and folds flat. Not sure you can get it in the UK.
Here's a link to give you a few ideas....
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,092
Posted By bman
http://www.coffee-maker-review.net/images/presto-0...

http://www.coffee-maker-review.net/images/presto-02822-6cup-stainlesssteel-coffee-percolator-21420717.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning 12-15-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,460
Posted By bman
:ear On a side note, fantastic Nordkap video...

:ear

On a side note, fantastic Nordkap video Willy.
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