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Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,644
Posted By TheReaper!
I sat on one last week at the dealer , felt very...

I sat on one last week at the dealer , felt very solid but 360 pounds for a 200cc scooter ? That said I liked the butt stop removal for the 2014 model 200 .




:grim TheReaper!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By TheReaper!
GERBINGS on SALE !

thewarmingstore has Gerbings on sale 30% off this week only . code hot30

TheReaper!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-14-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,080
Posted By TheReaper!
I like this one , especially since they are easy...

I like this one , especially since they are easy on and off . Pretty good idea .

TheReaper!

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Forum: Battle scooters 05-21-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,080
Posted By TheReaper!
These guys are crazier than me on the luggage ....

These guys are crazier than me on the luggage . :D TheReaper!

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Forum: Battle scooters 05-21-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,919
Posted By TheReaper!
What a system we have the government allows jobs...

What a system we have the government allows jobs to be shipped overseas for cheap Asian slave labor that Americans now have to compete with . Then they create laws that make it impossible for you to...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By TheReaper!
I'll let you know , they were shipped today from...

I'll let you know , they were shipped today from Twisted Throttle . Like I said above I ordered them almost a month ago . Supposedly it's plug and play .

TheReaper!
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By TheReaper!
Honda Silverwing Hard Bag Set Up + Video

This is the hardware I ordered a few weeks ago and are finally being shipped today . No one keeps these in stock and few places even handle them at all .
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,080
Posted By TheReaper!
Here are a few more , at first you think WOW that...

Here are a few more , at first you think WOW that thing is huge . But after you get used to it , you start thinking I wish I would have made it bigger .
Naturally with one of these boxes installed...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-14-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By TheReaper!
I ordered a set of these a few weeks ago , but...

I ordered a set of these a few weeks ago , but they are on back order . I guess for whatever reason they are not very popular ? My plan is to get a new set of GIVI 21's .

...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,080
Posted By TheReaper!
:roflI would call that EXTREMEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

:roflI would call that EXTREMEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,080
Posted By TheReaper!
The more I can carry , the more I can use it

........and the more fun I can have :wink:

When I look back at all the bikes I've owned over the last half century , I find the one's that got the most use were the ones that could carry the most...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By TheReaper!
I agree that there is a lack of enthusiasm , I'm...

I agree that there is a lack of enthusiasm , I'm reasonably sure it stems from a lack of MONEY . A salesman at my local power sports dealer told me he had all 5 of his customers that day fail the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By TheReaper!
Yeah there's always a way , but right now I'm...

Yeah there's always a way , but right now I'm going to be sitting out a few dances . On the fast food $1 menu , have you noticed how many times they've tried to get rid of that dollar menu ? But...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By TheReaper!
I am in good shape inventory wise , I'm pretty...

I am in good shape inventory wise , I'm pretty much down to the stuff I want to keep . So I am very reluctant to take any thing on right now . It's time to move on for me to some thing else , what I...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By TheReaper!
With the scooters I was doing the exact opposite...

With the scooters I was doing the exact opposite , I bought super low mile scoots and then made them show room new . My clientele were people with money who missed the boat in 05 and 06 , wanted as...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By TheReaper!
Those poor unfortunate people don't care about...

Those poor unfortunate people don't care about the story , they only care can that car get them to work ? If the economy is recovering , why has the number of people on food stamps grown every day...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By TheReaper!
"I can't believe you have 2 of them with under...

"I can't believe you have 2 of them with under 400 miles combined"

Believe it , it's true . :wink:

"No wonder they are hard to find you got um all"

Yeah ! that about sums it up . :D

"I...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By TheReaper!
No more Big Ruckus scooter ?

It looks that way , 16 bought and 14 sold including my daily driver . :grim
A world record :deal ?

My new daily driver is a 650 Burgman .

The last 2 pics are the 2 I'm keeping...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 53,441
Posted By TheReaper!
Tiff , first off great stuff and thank for taking...

Tiff , first off great stuff and thank for taking us along for the ride again . Just curious but how did the buying and selling the bike work out for you ? I would guess much cheaper than shipping...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,764
Posted By TheReaper!
NOPE that's it , stunning aren't they ?...

NOPE that's it , stunning aren't they ? :eek2:eek2

TheReaper!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,764
Posted By TheReaper!
My neighbor did 2 restorations , nut and bolt...

My neighbor did 2 restorations , nut and bolt with high quality paint jobs .
Absolutely top notch restorations , takes first prize every time he enters them .

TheReaper!

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Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,764
Posted By TheReaper!
EXACTLY who makes it and what kind of reliability...

EXACTLY who makes it and what kind of reliability ? That said 404cc in that little thing it has to haul ass .

TheReaper!
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 53,441
Posted By TheReaper!
YUP ! :dg ...

YUP ! :dg

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Travel/Madagascar-5/i-4gQ2wbj/0/M/IMG_9134-M.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 53,441
Posted By TheReaper!
Escargot

Hey Tiff ! do they eat those giant snails in Madagascar ? As in Escargot ? :puke1

TheReaper!...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,882
Posted By TheReaper!
I would start with a new set of OEM grade tires ,...

I would start with a new set of OEM grade tires , new 90 degree valve stems and balanced at a reputable dealer . Let me repeat OEM OEM OEM
grade tires NO CHEAP SHIT TIRES !!! Then go from there . ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 53,441
Posted By TheReaper!
I've always said that Tiffany was a slave to...

I've always said that Tiffany was a slave to fashion :lol3 :1drink

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Travel/Madagascar-5/i-p3gKVW2/0/M/IMG_9037-M.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 1,311,450
Posted By TheReaper!
Yeah I did get a lot of double takes , and the...

Yeah I did get a lot of double takes , and the only problem I had at 7 degrees is a little fogging on my helmet lens when I was at a red light .
I pretty much have this cold weather riding licked...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,531
Posted By TheReaper!
Actually it's a very fair price for a practically...

Actually it's a very fair price for a practically new very rare scooter . If a person just looks at it like any old scooter , then he or she might not find value in it . Especially since they need...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 1,311,450
Posted By TheReaper!
7 degree F no problem

http://i60.tinypic.com/2ryoity.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,531
Posted By TheReaper!
I have quite a bit of experience with the Big...

I have quite a bit of experience with the Big Ruckus , my best guess is if you take care if it , it could last a life time . Frame wise it's over built , it's tank reputation is well deserved . As...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By TheReaper!
Good post , you gave all the info . What you wore...

Good post , you gave all the info . What you wore , how long and the temp. I wish more people were as precise . That said , you didn't mention if you had any wind protection for your hands like Hippo...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-19-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By TheReaper!
Hippo Hands . TheReaper!

Hippo Hands .

TheReaper!
Forum: Battle scooters 02-18-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By TheReaper!
Hippo Hands

I just got some of these , I hear they work pretty good .

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Forum: Battle scooters 02-17-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By TheReaper!
Other than the Burgman 650 I don't know of any ??...

Other than the Burgman 650 I don't know of any ?? That said I've done a ton of research on this over the last year , but especially this winter because of all the super cold weather we've had here...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-17-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By TheReaper!
I agree that heated clothes are the way to go ,...

I agree that heated clothes are the way to go , that said in time the cold can over take the heated clothes ability to keep you warm . The gloves exposed to the wind in 15 degree F weather after...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-05-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By TheReaper!
Real Cold Weather Gear

We hear this and that about this glove and those heated clothes , and all of those things by themselves will fail in a very short amount of time . Very simply put , if you want to travel in cold...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 53,441
Posted By TheReaper!
'Oh god it's that bloody woman again , bleating...

'Oh god it's that bloody woman again , bleating on" BULL POOP !

You keep it coming woman , the cup's not any where near running over .

Tell the truth , how much weight did you lose on the...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 1,311,450
Posted By TheReaper!
You won't get any argument from me on that one ,...

You won't get any argument from me on that one , check out all the little details it's really unique .

TheReaper!
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 1,311,450
Posted By TheReaper!
SW-1 1992 see it here , I loved the looks of it...

SW-1 1992 see it here , I loved the looks of it and really wanted one , but pretty much unobtainable unless you want to spend big dollars buying shipping and restoring . IMO the design and detail is...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 1,311,450
Posted By TheReaper!
In japan only if I remember correctly , kind of...

In japan only if I remember correctly , kind of like the Big Ruckus in numbers . Like the Big Ruckus because of the low production numbers they are very expencive , like 10 grand for a beat up used...
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