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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,537
Posted By pnw
A book I enjoyed documenting two brothers trip...

A book I enjoyed documenting two brothers trip across Europe on mopeds in the '50s

...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-30-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 29,148
Posted By pnw
Thank you for posting, I take that as a...

Thank you for posting, I take that as a definitive answer.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-29-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 29,148
Posted By pnw
CA tax for out of state buyers

Thanks for the info.

California being California I suspect they will want their tax no matter what.

Since there are out of state, non-Calif, buyers for this bike who I expect will be...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-28-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 29,148
Posted By pnw
Do you know if you would have to pay California...

Do you know if you would have to pay California sales tax if you pick it up in California or can you just pay your own state's sales tax when you register it?

Do motorcycle dealers provide...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,937
Posted By pnw
Thank you so much for mentioning this helmet. I...

Thank you so much for mentioning this helmet. I wanted a modular with a sun visor and almost bought something else until I read this thread and post and looked into the Nolan N44. Very happy with...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-21-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By pnw
These numbers are probably for public...

These numbers are probably for public consumption. Local Yamaha dealer advertises new '14 Zuma 125 for $2499, new '15 SMAX for $3199. no fees.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-18-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By pnw
You aren't missing much, Kripke is or was a...

You aren't missing much, Kripke is or was a character on a TV show - he mispronounced R and L as W.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-16-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 166,436
Posted By pnw
different versions of Lifan 125

This is the one I put in

http://www.amazon.com/Lifan-1P52FMI-K-Engine-Complete-Motorcycle/dp/B004Q1Z8JM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1416162518&sr=8-1&keywords=lifan+125

52.4mm bore, 55.5mm stroke
...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-16-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 166,436
Posted By pnw
Lifan 125 top speed on flat road

I'm interested if anyone knows. I did put a 125 (one of the manual undersquare ones on Amazon) on a CT90 but haven't been able to test it because it has a crankcase pressure issue, must be a plugged...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-02-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 29,117
Posted By pnw
Jerry, What do you think about a rear...

Jerry,

What do you think about a rear size tire on the front, fender clearance wise?

Thinking Vee rubber VM 163 120/90-16 front and back.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 29,117
Posted By pnw
Thanks, It doesn't look like there are a lot of...

Thanks,
It doesn't look like there are a lot of choices for 16" dual sport tire sizes. I think the tread pattern looks good for what I want but I wonder if the 120/90 would be too tall for front...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 29,117
Posted By pnw
dual sport tire

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00D3QX2RG/ref=dp_olp_new_mbc?ie=UTF8&condition=new

Would this tire fit front and back or would that just be stupid?
Forum: Battle scooters 09-12-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 45,515
Posted By pnw
I'll go for the 6 pole then. I think the 150...

I'll go for the 6 pole then.

I think the 150 is same stroke, slightly larger bore than the 140. Of course I want both low end torque and higher top speed for my CTs. A lot of the small 150cc...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-12-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 45,515
Posted By pnw
Thank You! so this was what I was looking at...

Thank You!

so this was what I was looking at but it might not be any higher output than what is already on it

...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-12-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 45,515
Posted By pnw
lighting stator for lifan 125

Any advice on specific stator to buy so it will charge battery and run lights (CT90 application)? I see lots of them for sale on Amazon and Ebay but I don't want to buy the wrong one, the ads I read...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-01-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,393
Posted By pnw
Thanks, I'll keep an eye on your review at the...

Thanks, I'll keep an eye on your review at the chinarider site for any updates.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,393
Posted By pnw
The one I linked is a 150cc. Problem with these...

The one I linked is a 150cc. Problem with these is you can't see one in person and see how it looks and fits without buying it. I don't want a scooter for any practical everyday use, just a fun toy...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,393
Posted By pnw
Done. I keep coming back to this one. ...

Done.

I keep coming back to this one. Lighter, more ground clearance, I like the bare frame.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,393
Posted By pnw
Thanks for your review on chinariders, I couldn't...

Thanks for your review on chinariders, I couldn't view the pictures because I'm not a member. Any chance you would repeat your posts here?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,235
Posted By pnw
600 mile intervals seems crazy, I wondered if it...

600 mile intervals seems crazy, I wondered if it was a way for them to get out of 24 month warranty obligations for the engine.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,235
Posted By pnw
Cabo 150

I looked this scooter up when I had ambitions of taking a scooter on the WABDR. The Lance maintenance schedule indicated oil changes every 600 miles. Is that a common oil change interval for air...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-17-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,393
Posted By pnw
Thanks Jerry, Sounds like a scooter...

Thanks Jerry,

Sounds like a scooter wouldn't work well at all for what I wanted to do.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,738,423
Posted By pnw
I thought of the same thing, 17" rear, aluminum...

I thought of the same thing, 17" rear, aluminum rims on amazon for about $100, moving the 18" to the front. I am at least 6'+ in shoes and flat foot the xt with slightly bent knees but still want a...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-16-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,393
Posted By pnw
3rd gear equivalent is lowest? That wouldn't...

3rd gear equivalent is lowest? That wouldn't work at all. How do scooters take off from a start - clutch slippage?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-15-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,393
Posted By pnw
If you buy one I'm interested in what you think...

If you buy one I'm interested in what you think of it. I have never had a scooter so I'm not sure if I would like it or not. I have taken a CT110 on portions of the WABDR and it was great for the...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By pnw
That doesn't stop everyone. ...

That doesn't stop everyone.


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988742
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,062
Posted By pnw
http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes...

http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes/street-bikes/pro-dirt-street-warrior-250cc-bike.html


Is this by any chance what you came up with. If it is then more info would be...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-23-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By pnw
http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes...

http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes/street-bikes/pro-super-street-bike-mcr-05-127cc-street-bike-with-large-17inch-chrome-wheels-chrome-body-super-light-weight.html


here is one for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,398
Posted By pnw
It all worked out without any problems but I...

It all worked out without any problems but I don't plan on doing it again.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,662
Posted By pnw
Did a couple parts of the WABDR on a CT110, the...

Did a couple parts of the WABDR on a CT110, the dual range sub-transmission was a necessity on some of the steep spots. Wasn't able to use my CT90 with the lifan 125 because it had crank case...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 276,676
Posted By pnw
Maybe, maybe not. It seems like there are a lot...

Maybe, maybe not. It seems like there are a lot of happy Chinese bike owners, at least the ones that actually have later model ones who post about them and face it, almost everything is made in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,639
Posted By pnw
Dr350

if your experience was on a small light 2 stroke you might find the DR350 too heavy and tall. It seems to carry its weight high and can be hard to keep upright when it starts to tip unless you catch...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 276,676
Posted By pnw
http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes...

http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes/street-bikes/pro-dirt-street-warrior-250cc-bike.html

Seat height listed as 28.75 inches which is lower than TW200, xt225 or DR200 and it is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,398
Posted By pnw
The WSP site states that the bill of sale has to...

The WSP site states that the bill of sale has to be notarized, mine isn't but it isn't from the original owner anyway. I'll start with the DMV and see if that gets me anywhere. It is a sweet little...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,398
Posted By pnw
[QUOTE=rm_hm;22001322]Post #11 I've done it...

[QUOTE=rm_hm;22001322]Post #11 I've done it twice. It's easy if the bike is NOT in the WA DOL system (which it sounds like your bike would not be). One of my bikes was a RV90 out of Fairbanks AK.
...
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,295
Posted By pnw
Thanks, it looks like the rings are definitely...

Thanks, it looks like the rings are definitely stuck. A new piston and rings are only $25 but the engine is going to be mothballed since I put a new lifan in the CT90. If I find a rolling frame...
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,295
Posted By pnw
I thought about the rings being stuck in an...

I thought about the rings being stuck in an expanded position but then the ring gap would be bigger wouldn't it? there is only a hairline gap in all of the rings where the ends meet, not enough to...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,295
Posted By pnw
ct90 seized piston

I have a 60 CT90 engine that was seized. Like a lot of these bikes it sat around for a long time and had only 4,000 miles on it. After several days soaking with PB blaster I was able to drive the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-27-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,662
Posted By pnw
I hope the Shinko 244 3.0's work out for you. My...

I hope the Shinko 244 3.0's work out for you. My CT has the old style leading link forks that are probably narrower but a 2.75 Shinko 241 rubs sometimes. I am going to move the 2.75 to the back and...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,662
Posted By pnw
Any updates to your projects? I sort of wish I...

Any updates to your projects?
I sort of wish I had gotten the semi-auto (centrifugal clutch) motor. I thought durability or functionality wouldn't be as good - but at least with the standard Honda...
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