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Forum: Battle scooters 01-24-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 257,745
Posted By driller
Depending...

My butt had no complaints when seated on this one or the stock seat. Guess if my ass knew how to surf the web and read how terrible the seats are, it would never had tried it.
But it does look...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-23-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 257,745
Posted By driller
Sport Seat

Check it out in Flea Mkt...
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1038965
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Forum: Battle scooters 01-19-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By driller
Yes, and yes...

I really want to see and ride the Canyons out in Utah. Sirius, AC and a scoot in tow is the most appealing way to do that for these old bones. Camping out of the car appeals more than the minimalist...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-18-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,182
Posted By driller
Psycho...

Scudder's ride is a Psycho 125. Upgraded suspension and front brake, but no engine or tranny difference than the regular Buddy. Tires are 100's rather than 3.50. The first Buddy I tried was a Psycho....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-18-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By driller
The reviewer's concept of trailering the scoot to...

The reviewer's concept of trailering the scoot to the good places to ride is something that has been brewing in my mind. Might be that he and I are about the same age.:norton
Forum: Battle scooters 01-17-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,182
Posted By driller
Whipping it....

Temps eased today and I got to take the Buddy out for a proper spanking. Here it sits fresh from a fun hour of twisties and pot hole slalom.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-17-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 1,379,019
Posted By driller
Fresh from a spanking...

The temps eased a bit (48) and I got to take "Little Red" out for a whipping. Nah, the wee scoot only needed a spanking. :jive

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Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,182
Posted By driller
Small wheels to Indy

Keep us in the loop about your plans. We are planning to go to Indy. Maybe a caravan can be arranged.:deal
Forum: Battle scooters 01-13-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,182
Posted By driller
Nimble is good...

You put how I felt riding through Savannah on a Vulcan I had so well. "Hippo" does come to mind. All the time the thought of how much fun it could be on a light and nimble scooter in that urban...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-09-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,182
Posted By driller
Lmao!

So, If I survive the perils of small wheels, when do we raid "The Gap"?:deal
Forum: Battle scooters 01-08-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,182
Posted By driller
Been a longtime...

After five years it is time to stir this thread back to life. We had some fun with it then and Hey, it's cold out so why not ride in our minds.:norton
My "twist and go" experience has gone through...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-08-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 1,379,019
Posted By driller
Winter Blahs

Yep. There were times when living in Maine, sitting on the bikes in the basement and making "Vroom,vroom" noises was the only way to get through it.:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 12-21-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 39,016
Posted By driller
I think that face is going WOOOO! Over that...

I think that face is going WOOOO! Over that scoot.:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 38,813
Posted By driller
Santa came early. :clap Enjoy!

Santa came early. :clap Enjoy!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 38,813
Posted By driller
That is 5'10"me. Al was the event...

That is 5'10"me. Al was the event photographer.:wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 12-18-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 38,813
Posted By driller
Me too...

I agree with Al's summary. The SMax looks like a winner in its class. It performs very well; pretty much as expected. The wind screen worked very well for me as well. I am 5/10 for reference. The...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-18-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 38,813
Posted By driller
Green Cove it is. Let me know.:deal

Green Cove it is. Let me know.:deal
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 39,016
Posted By driller
Oh,no. I was not claiming the tag since I have an...

Oh,no. I was not claiming the tag since I have an unfair advantage. Too easy to push the bike around the corner and take a pic.:wink:
Some one will roll on with it.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 39,016
Posted By driller
I own an RV Park. Is that fair? ...

I own an RV Park. Is that fair?
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/910/mHPEbb.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pamHPEbbj)

Took my Kymco along on a recent excursion....
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 38,813
Posted By driller
Test RideSoon

Palatka tomorrow? Meet at Gas station at 17 and 16 about 11:00.
Be there or be square.:deal
Forum: Battle scooters 12-15-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,889
Posted By driller
Rats! Already gone.:cry

Rats! Already gone.:cry
Forum: Battle scooters 12-14-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 39,016
Posted By driller
Well, phooey. I had that one in my cross hairs....

Well, phooey. I had that one in my cross hairs. Al tags it and it gets flagged on a technical.:rofl)
Forum: Battle scooters 12-14-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 38,813
Posted By driller
LongHaul, thanks for the comparison of the SMAX ...

LongHaul, thanks for the comparison of the SMAX with the Hooligan.
I like the positives of the Yamaha.
Al, keep an eye out for a possible road trip to test ride one.
Cheers!
Driller
Forum: Battle scooters 12-12-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 38,813
Posted By driller
Test RideSoon

One of our fellow inmates and I are going to head down the road next week to test ride a SMax. The one local shop with two on the floor is not ready to allow the scoots out of their sight. Oh well,...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 38,813
Posted By driller
Very nice looking scoot.:clap Eagerly looking for...

Very nice looking scoot.:clap Eagerly looking for ride impressions.
Thanks for the pics.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 39,016
Posted By driller
New Tag

OK, while the sun is shining and it is not too cold.get out there and find a B&B sign to pose your pony with.:deal

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Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 39,016
Posted By driller
Boom!

"Artillery lends dignity to what otherwise would be a vulgar brawl."

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A 105mm towed gun. Went into...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-01-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 38,813
Posted By driller
Wankel-Wanking

I got all stimulated by the discussion of Pacers and Wanking but realized he said "Wankel". Is that a rotary way of "wanking"? Trying to put some spin on that. :D Geesh, it must already be cold in...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 21,223
Posted By driller
Times, we want times! Need to know if the SC is...

Times, we want times!
Need to know if the SC is quicker than the Vespa GT or the Kymco 300gti:evil
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 115,266
Posted By driller
Well said...

Quezzie, you defined that expression "you don't see a hearse pulling a u haul to the cemetary" very well. Thanks for taking us along.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-11-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 257,745
Posted By driller
Check your PM's

Josh,check your PM's. :deal
Forum: Battle scooters 09-01-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By driller
Timing

I will be in Jax that weekend, but plan to take my RV with the scoot up to Little Talbot Island Sat and Sunday night. Sunday might be a good day to ride up to Fernandina for a bite. I have room to...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-11-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 39,016
Posted By driller
Dave, Check your PM's. Planning a ride North on...

Dave,
Check your PM's. Planning a ride North on the Pkway Wed.:deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By driller
I should have called, Vic. I flew out the door...

I should have called, Vic. I flew out the door w/o planning or thinking ahead.:shog I did reel in a GY6 on the way up.:wink:
Next week for sure!:deal
Forum: Battle scooters 08-08-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,330
Posted By driller
You will enjoy it! A Majesty was my first modern...

You will enjoy it! A Majesty was my first modern scooter and the "gateway" to leaving MC's for the twist and go lifestyle.:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By driller
Spur of the moment

Dave, if it had not been such a spur of the moment ride I would have PM'd you to see if you wanted to meet somewhere. Maybe next week.
Ciao!
Forum: Battle scooters 08-08-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By driller
Al, I left Jax Tuesday and the temp was 94 with...

Al, I left Jax Tuesday and the temp was 94 with heat index of 102. 74f at the overlook. Very nice indeed! :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 08-08-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By driller
No more top end. Just more grunt. Works well in...

No more top end. Just more grunt. Works well in the mountains with a lot less fade going up the grades. The scoot was quite happy and so was I!:D
Forum: Battle scooters 08-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By driller
Fly Ride

Got the "BlowFly" out for a good ride today. You are invited...

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By driller
"Fly High"

My crazy work schedule has interfered with my summer riding lately. Today's weather forecast called for no rain, no "honey doo's" were on the schedule so I decided to take the BlowFly for a frolic...
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