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Forum: Battle scooters 04-11-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 33,225
Posted By SpannerX
That's pretty impressive, I have to say.

That's pretty impressive, I have to say.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,693
Posted By SpannerX
cut off

http://i.imgur.com/SCLFg.jpg

Woman rolled a stop sign and I ended up with a broken leg for my effort. Vespa now needs a bit of work. Haven't been down back to see it. I got the chrome hardware,...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-02-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,010
Posted By SpannerX
http://www.paisans.org/ ...

http://www.paisans.org/
http://www.scootrally.com/
Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,280
Posted By SpannerX
And there is this blog of a trip in Canada 2 up...

And there is this blog of a trip in Canada 2 up on one!

http://scootercanada.weebly.com/
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 59,574
Posted By SpannerX
One of the guys in my local riding group has a...

One of the guys in my local riding group has a BR. People keep tying to buy it off him, he just jacks the price way up there and won't budge, he loves it and drives year round. I'm on the look out...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-05-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,572
Posted By SpannerX
Excellent review, thank you! It's good to see...

Excellent review, thank you! It's good to see what it can do after being abused for that long. Seriously though, how badly was it abused, and based on that, what do you think the reliability of it...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-05-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 724,832
Posted By SpannerX
Stop quoting the troll, just hit the little ! on...

Stop quoting the troll, just hit the little ! on the bottom right of his message and report it. That last one was in direct violation of the rules of this board.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,388
Posted By SpannerX
Thumb I got a pair and like them enough to pretty much...

I got a pair and like them enough to pretty much go out and order a 2nd pair as soon as the first pair showed up. Waterproof? I've been out on the Vespa in light rain, and they did okay, but I...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-23-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By SpannerX
Question I subbed that one. Hope all goes well. How long...

I subbed that one. Hope all goes well. How long is the trip total? For oil changes and tyres and whatnot.
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,802
Posted By SpannerX
+1

+1
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,810
Posted By SpannerX
Thumb Oh, I'll have to read this rebuild, should be...

Oh, I'll have to read this rebuild, should be interesting.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,086
Posted By SpannerX
I looked into doing this before, finally found...

I looked into doing this before, finally found how to do it. I think it'll help with my blood pressure. :)
Forum: Battle scooters 05-21-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,086
Posted By SpannerX
I just started on fuelly, and I'm going away for...

I just started on fuelly, and I'm going away for 6 weeks so I won't be riding, but when I get back I'll keep it up. I might get one more fill up before I leave (especially if I go on a group ride...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,679
Posted By SpannerX
The Lambrettas are a better idea, I bet parts for...

The Lambrettas are a better idea, I bet parts for the Sunbeam/Triumph are next to impossible to get.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,679
Posted By SpannerX
Fullmetalscooter psssst: But I'd bet it is long...

Fullmetalscooter psssst: But I'd bet it is long gone based on the views...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,086
Posted By SpannerX
At least the big cruiser riders will have a leg...

At least the big cruiser riders will have a leg up on a cager that just gets one and gets scared to ride it (for what ever reason). And they'd probably get one that's over 50ccs, I'd say most of...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,086
Posted By SpannerX
Do some research f'crissakes before you spout off...

Do some research f'crissakes before you spout off this BS! (http://www.diynetwork.com/classic-rides/vespa-disassembly/index.html) And there is an other show that was on an english channel that was...
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,983
Posted By SpannerX
Bump, and love the podcast! I want more thoughts...

Bump, and love the podcast! I want more thoughts on the Ural. :)
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,599
Posted By SpannerX
That is so good to hear!

That is so good to hear!
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By SpannerX
New podcast out there: Wheelnerds....

New podcast out there: Wheelnerds. (http://wheelnerds.com/)

I like these guys, they seem like they do ADV, hell they might even be on here, hard to tell with all the members and all that.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By SpannerX
Oh, heh, sorry to be an ass. :)

Oh, heh, sorry to be an ass. :)
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By SpannerX
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Tuscany

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Tuscany
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 1,299,284
Posted By SpannerX
I don't know if I want to know, but how much for...

I don't know if I want to know, but how much for the cub.
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,580
Posted By SpannerX
I don't know about folding saws but I've hear...

I don't know about folding saws but I've hear good things about these saws (http://trailblazerproducts.com/products/view/23/)
Forum: Battle scooters 05-12-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,635
Posted By SpannerX
With online dealers like Motorcyclegear.com etc...

With online dealers like Motorcyclegear.com etc there really isn't much of an argument about not being able to swing the minimum for safety gear now. Hell you can get flip up helmets, textile gear,...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-12-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,635
Posted By SpannerX
Listen, we've all heard your impressions of your...

Listen, we've all heard your impressions of your scoot, etc, and you are crapping up the forum, cut it the hell out! You sound like a broken record, and a fair amount of us are probably sick of it. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,922
Posted By SpannerX
Not the same chair, but similar. The Xpress is...

Not the same chair, but similar. The Xpress is all steel, so quite a bit heavier, and less plastic parts to break. I was going to take a picture of the 2 we have, but the seem to be in the back of...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,946
Posted By SpannerX
I'm not a 'daily' scooter rider, but not because...

I'm not a 'daily' scooter rider, but not because I have to drive my cage to work, I don't commute daily, I fly into work. But if I don't have to bring someone with me, I riding the scoot.

Went on...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By SpannerX
Yeah, I should have mentioned that, I guess. I...

Yeah, I should have mentioned that, I guess. I just like the way they do their show. Too bad they haven't put a new one out in a while.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,267
Posted By SpannerX
I just got used to it, to be honest. Don't know...

I just got used to it, to be honest. Don't know the weight difference between the City and an old Vespa, but it can't be all that much. That having been said the center strap on the seat on the old...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,606
Posted By SpannerX
Pencils work too, especially on metal zippers.

Pencils work too, especially on metal zippers.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 26,124
Posted By SpannerX
You people in the west of Canuckastan seem to...

You people in the west of Canuckastan seem to have much better selection of vintage than us in the east. :( I had to drive 400 km to get my P200E, it's tapped out around here.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,718
Posted By SpannerX
Hmm, just checked (kind of) and seems I didn't...

Hmm, just checked (kind of) and seems I didn't post what I'm wearing.

First, like pretty much everyone else, I believe that if it isn't either a) needed by law or b) comfortable if it isn't a,...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,076
Posted By SpannerX
It's too bad you couldn't have mocked up an email...

It's too bad you couldn't have mocked up an email address from a law firm asking if he was involved with the situation that caused you to assault the post office worker, and stating that he was going...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,718
Posted By SpannerX
When I first started, I'm not going to say when...

When I first started, I'm not going to say when :D, my father insisted I take the new rider course, wore armored gear, well, what was available back then, gloves, boots, and full face helmet. At...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By SpannerX
These guys are pretty damn good. They only have...

These guys are pretty damn good. They only have 10 podcasts out but I really like the production and the subject matter. (http://www.clevelandmoto.blogspot.com/)

Edit: I just want to say I'm sad...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,442
Posted By SpannerX
I must be lucky around here, the only 'club' is...

I must be lucky around here, the only 'club' is an all makes club, we went on a 130km ride yesterday, and the breakdown of scoots was 3 P type vespas, 1 Lammy, a Scarabeo 200, a big Ruckus, and an...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,718
Posted By SpannerX
One other gear seller is Gogogear...

One other gear seller is Gogogear (http://www.gogogearla.com/pages/Men%27s-Jackets.html) and they are coming out with men's jackets this summer. For the fashion conscious, of course.

I just wear...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 29,100
Posted By SpannerX
My P200E has less than 2000 km on it, and it's 32...

My P200E has less than 2000 km on it, and it's 32 years old. It seems like there were some bodges done to it, but for the most part that stuff has been sorted out, and now it's running pretty...
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,927
Posted By SpannerX
Just checked your blog using Windows 7 and...

Just checked your blog using Windows 7 and Chrome, didn't get any popups from my security programs.
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