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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 222
Posted By 73Mustang
I guess I'm partly asking this for my parents,...

I guess I'm partly asking this for my parents, who are retired and looking for cheap transportation. They want to get rid of their car, and just have a scooter for getting groceries. They live on...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 222
Posted By 73Mustang
I want cheap insurance

When I switched over from a 650cc 60-hp motorcycle to a 100cc 7-hp scooter,
I thought I would get a big discount. But my liability insurance stayed the same ($80 annual). I've never file any...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By 73Mustang
Where can I buy a brand new one? I heard they're...

Where can I buy a brand new one? I heard they're about a grand for a brand new two-stroke.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,197
Posted By 73Mustang
:D Taiwon/HK/Shanghai/Beiging all consider...

:D

Taiwon/HK/Shanghai/Beiging all consider themselves ethnically Chinese. Furthermore, Taiwon calls itself "Republic of China" and claims the mainland China as its territory. So it's technically...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-20-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,197
Posted By 73Mustang
No. America has so many mixed culture; it is so...

No. America has so many mixed culture; it is so different from Britain.

Mainland China and Taiwan share same culture, history, tradition. They will reunite someday. Just like East and West Germany...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,504
Posted By 73Mustang
I see plenty of adults riding kids bike like...

I see plenty of adults riding kids bike like CRF-100 and 50. I guess I could always learn how to rewind the stator.

A EZ dualsport should do backroads and easy forest dirt roads. It's a 2-stroke...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-18-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,504
Posted By 73Mustang
Does the stator put out enough power for a...

Does the stator put out enough power for a headlight and taillight ?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-15-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By 73Mustang
The Suzuki is 60 pounds lighter than the Honda....

The Suzuki is 60 pounds lighter than the Honda. For my style of riding, I'd choose the less power Suzuki eventhough it's more expensive. Because slash-n-go riding is my style. Not cruising down the...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,007
Posted By 73Mustang
Roketa Type 114A Only $600. ...

Roketa Type 114A

Only $600.

http://www.superiorpowersports.com/50cc_gas_scooter_p/rk50sc-114a.htm
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,591
Posted By 73Mustang
I'm about to sell my car, and be entirely...

I'm about to sell my car, and be entirely dependent on my "scooter."

My "scooter" is so versatile. I can use it to make groceries run. I commute on it, everyday, rain or shine. I bought a BBQ...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,007
Posted By 73Mustang
I think the monocoque ("stamp metal frame") is...

I think the monocoque ("stamp metal frame") is superior than tube frames.

The former gives you more compartment for storage and is stronger.
The CT/Cub bikes can haul an incredible amount of...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-08-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By 73Mustang
She was probably under the influence. Honking...

She was probably under the influence. Honking wouldn't made any difference.

Is pot legal over there?
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,697
Posted By 73Mustang
Japan the whole nation has been in decline for...

Japan the whole nation has been in decline for last two decades. They used to dominate many industries. They're becoming like USA, producing less and less. There's not much competition in motorcycle....
Forum: Battle scooters 08-07-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,045
Posted By 73Mustang
+1. Everybody knows what people are talking...

+1. Everybody knows what people are talking about. It doesn't really matter what term people use.

I call mine bike. People can call it whatever they want. Most people call it thing. "Hey how...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-07-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,197
Posted By 73Mustang
I have always said Chinese are awesome value....

I have always said Chinese are awesome value. You've proven that. So you've gotten a scooter with 60 miles and running good, for about 200 bux. That's awesome!
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,153
Posted By 73Mustang
If you live close to technical trails, then this...

If you live close to technical trails, then this bike is very good. I think this is the bike made in Japan for the Japan home market, but it was imported into US for just two years. Japanese are...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 45,335
Posted By 73Mustang
It's the awesome handling of the Honda design....

It's the awesome handling of the Honda design. It's so neutral that even a blow out cannot upset the suspension.
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,282
Posted By 73Mustang
What about the suspension? I read one reviewer...

What about the suspension? I read one reviewer say the stock suspension is harsh on the road. Like you could feel every bump on the pavement.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,045
Posted By 73Mustang
The scooter category is not defined by shifting...

The scooter category is not defined by shifting method. The category was created for licensing purpose. I think 50cc is max for a scooter. Anything over 50cc is considered a motorcycle. So PCX is a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By 73Mustang
All those low seat dualsport bikes (DR200, XT250,...

All those low seat dualsport bikes (DR200, XT250, etc) have really crappy suspension. And they will feel heavy if you're just 5'2" person. They weigh as much as a 450 MX bike. None of the traditional...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,282
Posted By 73Mustang
The smoothest 250 ?

Hi. What is the cadillac of 250cc dualsport? I mean, in terms of quietness, smooth engine (no vibration), and plush suspension.

I've injured my back, and I always have nagging back pain. So I sold...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-03-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 45,335
Posted By 73Mustang
How you y'all long distance scooterists lock the...

How you y'all long distance scooterists lock the throttle for cruising?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-02-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,923
Posted By 73Mustang
Wish there was a way to disable peoples phone...

Wish there was a way to disable peoples phone when they're driving.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-02-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,912
Posted By 73Mustang
the vespa looks great, but the helmet needs to...

the vespa looks great, but the helmet needs to go. she looks like the great gazoo.:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 08-01-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 45,335
Posted By 73Mustang
Yes, I wear 3/4 helmet. I like to fill up my...

Yes, I wear 3/4 helmet. I like to fill up my super-size soda before I leave fast food joint, and sip while I ride.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-01-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 45,335
Posted By 73Mustang
There's a lot of empty space in front of my...

There's a lot of empty space in front of my knees. So I was thinking why not install a cup holder, some hooks for groceries, and maybe a small glove box. Do you think the plastic fairing can handle...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 193,168
Posted By 73Mustang
Can the SR be good for travelling on...

Can the SR be good for travelling on dirt/gravel/sandy roads?

I want to do the CDR. I want to ride from the hill country in TX to BBNP to NM. Taking dirt roads.

Is it too heavy for that kind of...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,810
Posted By 73Mustang
What's wrong with drum? I just passed the...

What's wrong with drum?

I just passed the inspection test. For braking, I got up to required 20 MPH and when the front wheel crossed the white line on the ground, I grabbed the brake lever and...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By 73Mustang
I would agree on cars and motrocycles. But on low...

I would agree on cars and motrocycles. But on low power scooters, there's barely enough power to begin with. If you abuse a scooter during break-in, the slight loss in power may be very noticeable.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,810
Posted By 73Mustang
Chinese are good value.

Chinese are good value.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,426
Posted By 73Mustang
I generally would agree with you, but the OP said...

I generally would agree with you, but the OP said he's only using it on his property and local errands. Chinese scooters are mobilizing millions of people in 3rd world countries. Treat it as...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,426
Posted By 73Mustang
Hmmm...if you're looking for something to last a...

Hmmm...if you're looking for something to last a long time, I would consider Chinese scooters. I mean, you can buy 4 Chinese scooters for the price of one Honda. Surely, 4, even poorly made scooters,...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By 73Mustang
Also important (both before and after break-in...

Also important (both before and after break-in period) is to let your engine warm up before you ride it. And no heavy acceleration until the engine is at operation temperature (hot).
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By 73Mustang
I baby it during break-in period.

I baby it during break-in period.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By 73Mustang
How far can you go on a tank of gas?

How far can you go on a tank of gas?
Forum: Battle scooters 07-29-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 112,146
Posted By 73Mustang
Are these NH 125 reliable ? I'm always...

Are these NH 125 reliable ?

I'm always partial to 2-stroke offroad bikes. I figure I might like a 2-stroke scooter too.

Is it difficult to work on? Is it difficult to find parts in USA?
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,040
Posted By 73Mustang
Hope this is lesson for dog owners to use leash...

Hope this is lesson for dog owners to use leash instead of let them run loose everywhere and poop all over the place.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-28-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 45,335
Posted By 73Mustang
It would still be missing knobs on the sides.

It would still be missing knobs on the sides.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-28-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,467
Posted By 73Mustang
How does that thing pass DOT regulation with no...

How does that thing pass DOT regulation with no airbags, no crumple zone, no roll cage, etc.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-28-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 45,335
Posted By 73Mustang
That looks like trials tire. It is no good on...

That looks like trials tire. It is no good on sand.
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