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Forum: Battle scooters 07-03-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,394
Posted By JBGHEAT
I appreciate all the input. I was able to ride...

I appreciate all the input. I was able to ride the Zuma and it felt great until I started climbing at altitude. It was working pretty hard and if I was ever riding 2 up I felt like it might be too...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,394
Posted By JBGHEAT
Thanks for the input. To answer a couple of the...

Thanks for the input. To answer a couple of the questions/suggestions:
I'm 6'0 and 180. Money, fortunately, is not an issue with this purchase. I only have room for one scooter due to bicycles,...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,394
Posted By JBGHEAT
Will a zuma 125 do it for me?

Got rid of all the motorcycles and it's time for a scooter. I don't anticipate getting out on the highway. A top speed of 45-50 will suffice. I want to park my 10 mpg truck and run errands around...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,233
Posted By JBGHEAT
Well my VSTROM sale fell through and in the...

Well my VSTROM sale fell through and in the meantime the Burgman and Kymco scooters have sold. I'm going to keep trying to sell the V but if it sold tomorrow I'd probably throw in the towel on...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-29-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,233
Posted By JBGHEAT
Got another one in the mix: 2008 Kymco 250...

Got another one in the mix:
2008 Kymco 250 Grand Vista 600 miles "asking $2000.

Don't know much about the Kymco brand but in reading different threads they appear to be solid. I'll have a chance...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,233
Posted By JBGHEAT
Thanks for the input folks. I'm leaning toward...

Thanks for the input folks. I'm leaning toward the Burgman due to those highway rides. I'm sure the 125 or 150 would be fine for my town riding but I agree with the consensus that they would not be...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,233
Posted By JBGHEAT
Narrowed down to 3--Opinions?

I just sold my Suzuki 650 V-Strom. I'm finding that as I get a little older and after many years of riding I'm just not enjoying longer rides like I used to. But with that said, I have to have...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 243,166
Posted By JBGHEAT
PCX 150 At Altitude?

I'm considering selling my 09' 650 V-Strom and buying a scooter. I missed out on a couple of Kymco 250 deals so now I'm looking at a PCX. Anybody out there ridden one in the mountains? I currently...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,219
Posted By JBGHEAT
I appreciate all the info. Plan now is to put...

I appreciate all the info. Plan now is to put the Strom up for sale shortly after Christmas and pursue a scooter.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-07-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,219
Posted By JBGHEAT
Couple Of KYMCO Questions?

For a variety of reasons I want to move from a motorcycle to a scooter. My current bike is an 09' 650 V-Strom. Wish I could keep it and add a scooter but that's not in the cards.

My intent is to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By JBGHEAT
I appreciate all the info. That's what I was...

I appreciate all the info. That's what I was looking for.

I have considered a WEE but I can't get KLR's out of my mind!
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By JBGHEAT
Can a soon to be old guy find happiness on a KLR?

Tying not to make this a KLR v GS v VSTROM v DR, etc topic.

6'0 190 lbs 57 years and relatively fit. One-up riding exclusively.

I had a 1150GS for several years. Great bike and should have...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 627,607
Posted By JBGHEAT
Aeroflow and PIAA's

I'm considering buying this 07 GS and wondering if I could install an Aeroflow 1/2 fairing with the PIAA's?
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2006, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By JBGHEAT
Jump On It!

Take the offer and you'll never look back.

I bought one a few years back and it's one of, if not, my best accessory.

And I don't work for Airhawk just love the product!
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,375
Posted By JBGHEAT
Open Face

I just went throught this debate getting ready for some longer trips this summer. My dilemma also involved prescription glasses.

I use My Nolan flip-up exclusively in the colder months with my...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,821
Posted By JBGHEAT
Appreciate the Info

I've done some searches and will continue to look at the wealth of info.

Thanks
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,821
Posted By JBGHEAT
Titty Bars and Your Current Camping Gear

:clap Thought that might bring a few in for a closer look!

My dear wife of 26 years just informed me that she was not going to accompany me on our annual 10 day trip this summer. We've piled on...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By JBGHEAT
Goggles

Check out www.heavyglare.com (http://www.heavyglare.com) and www.sportrx.com (http://www.sportrx.com). Couple of websites I had a chance to look at.
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By JBGHEAT
Goggles

If you do a Google search for Motorcycle Goggles you will receive a plethora of choices.
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2006, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By JBGHEAT
Question Goggles Anyone?

During the heat of summer last year, I started wearing a 3/4 open face helmet. I know, I know I'll get a lecture or two about FF v. open faced. But, I'm much more comfortable with the open face. With...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,484
Posted By JBGHEAT
1150 Lights

I'm in the same boat. These X11's just plug in and replace the originals?
Forum: Latin America 12-03-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,071
Posted By JBGHEAT
O6-Alaska

Thanks for the info folks.

Can't make it in June and might even have to leave in late July. Planning on at least 3 weeks to get up and back which puts me deep into August. Is the weather...
Forum: Latin America 12-02-2005, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,071
Posted By JBGHEAT
Question 06 Alaska Planning

Riding buddy and I are planning a Colorado-Fairbanks and back trip this summer. I've read most of the threads here but looking for some additional printed or video info to research.

I'll pickup...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2005, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By JBGHEAT
GS Price

Got an offer of $8000 by word of mouth. Going to take it and shall have a 1200 soon!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2005, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By JBGHEAT
Question How Much Would You Ask?

Been reading some of the threads on buying and selling "deals" so I thought I would throw this one out for some thoughts. Thinking about selling soon. Located in Colorado. Hoping to buy a decent...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 121,285
Posted By JBGHEAT
R12gsa

Ok boys I need you to start trading in those well accessorized GS's for the Adventure so I can pick one up cheap!

I was just about to sell or trade my 00 1150 for a 1200 but I think I'm going to...
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