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Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Dave92029
Footbridge tour of San Diego w/ Scooter Squadron

I participate in several "Meetup" group activities.

The San Diego Scooter Squadron organized Ride & Walk to several footbridges that cross the canyons of downtown San Diego.

Before there was...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Dave92029
BS is a little too hot now

Your ride sounds like fun once the temps in the desert fall about 20 degrees.

I would be interested to join you on this ride in the Fall :freaky
Forum: Battle scooters 07-04-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 14,364
Posted By Dave92029
Thanks

Just discovered this thread. Well done and interesting. I went for 100 mile ride after reading this ! Thank you :D
Forum: Battle scooters 07-04-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Dave92029
July 4th ride

It was a morning meant for a ride. I went to McD's for breakfast and after my morning cup of senior coffee I turned east on hwy 78 into the mountains. Light traffic so I was able to maintain a brisk...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3,360
Views: 1,302,854
Posted By Dave92029
2013 300ie Super - Carlsbad, Ca

http://dave-mishalof.smugmug.com/Vespa/Olympus-OMD-E-M5/San-Diego-Scooter-Squadron/i-q9R3XPW/1/XL/DCM37600-XL.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,874
Posted By Dave92029
Is this an other thread about Jerry?

Please, I have had enough of Jerry's Opinions, and stories about himself. Stop already, we have all heard it all already and it's not an interesting story.:eek1

Back to the original topic...
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By Dave92029
Welcome to the Club!

Hope you join the Iron Butt Association and have your ride "certified"! :freaky

Welcome to the Dark Side! :clap

Dave
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 254,009
Posted By Dave92029
Maria

Westside Story: The most beautiful sound I have ever heard...Maria, Maria, Maria!

Met this lady on a ride yesterday....
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3,360
Views: 1,302,854
Posted By Dave92029
Carlsbad, CA

http://dave-mishalof.smugmug.com/Vespa/Olympus-OMD-E-M5/San-Diego-Scooter-Squadron/i-q9R3XPW/1/XL/DCM37600-XL.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,388
Posted By Dave92029
The Shad cases do look good, but I'm thinking...

The Shad cases do look good, but I'm thinking about getting a Givi B33. I believe Givi cases may be a little better quality, and thus hold up better over time.

I also believe, but I'm not...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By Dave92029
I took a quick look at your routes. They look ok....

I took a quick look at your routes. They look ok.

ALZYCK made several excellent suggestions. Depending on how much time and money you have, you might consider making your ride to Irvine into a...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,388
Posted By Dave92029
The timeout is now officially over

Ok, we all agree that we all want our local dealers to stay in business, we just don't want these dealers to make any money off of us. We are all family aren't we?

Two days is too long without any...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,206
Posted By Dave92029
CDwise, you are a pretty women, thanks for the...

CDwise, you are a pretty women, thanks for the information.

Dave
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,206
Posted By Dave92029
Wow! Those are some impressive top speeds....

Wow! Those are some impressive top speeds. Besides the Dr. Pulley modifications what else are you doing to all your scooters? I also presume, in a non sexist way, that you are probably a smallish,...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By Dave92029
If the temperatures are not too extreme the...

If the temperatures are not too extreme the desert can be very interesting.

There hasn't been any talk about route but, I would consider taking 95s out of Henderson, to 62, I-10 to 79 to...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By Dave92029
Only one additional item

Excellent advice. I would make a few additional suggestions, a cell phone and the numbers you might need for assistance, ie. Brown's in Pomona; towing insurance like AAA that can send out a flat bed...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,388
Posted By Dave92029
100km/h = 62.1371 mp/h

Thanks for all the information and photos...very interesting and helpful.

If you have seen just over 100km/h then you have exceeded Piaggio's max. speed of 61 mp/h, because 100km/h = 62.1371 mp/h ...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,830
Posted By Dave92029
maintenance comparison?

BMW bikes have high - expensive maintenance. What are the cost of ownership for the BMW scooters?

Anyone have one? Cost of first service?

Thanks

PS I just check the Fuelly web site and it...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,543
Posted By Dave92029
Question OP question about break-in

Wow! 3 pages of comments. Jerry H found an other topic to be contentious, and lots of oil related comments, but did anyone answer the OP question about the merits of break-in using synthetic? :huh
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,388
Posted By Dave92029
Thank you! The size of the storage will hold my...

Thank you! The size of the storage will hold my camera, lens, and the monopod. Wonderful news. I appreciate that you took the tme to measure the storage for me. :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 07-15-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By Dave92029
Nice RR

Nice ride report, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Battle scooters 07-14-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,388
Posted By Dave92029
New routes to the same destination.

Thanks, I also do that, but the bike choice gives different routes. It's funny how my mind automaticly thinks about certain destination via a specific route. Change the route and that same...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-14-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,388
Posted By Dave92029
under seat storage

Longhaul747, congrats on your Fly 150 3v.

I presume from your user name that you are or were a pilot, so may I ask what is your height and weight? I'm trying to judge your reported performance of...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,543
Posted By Dave92029
Laugh Oil Question...Oh Boy!

I have ridden a lot of miles on m/c, primarily BMW. As I recall the general rule was do Not put synthetic in the bike until you had close to 5,000 miles in order to get the rings and pistons to seat...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,206
Posted By Dave92029
Thanks, I appreciate all the comments

Very interesting discussion. I appreciate everyones comments.

As I read the comments about long life and rpm's I kept thinking about diesel trucks that go literally millions of miles, but they are...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,206
Posted By Dave92029
Thanks for your insights and experience. The...

Thanks for your insights and experience.

The $900 fees I was referring to are:
Delivery $350
Prep $300
DMV fee processing $250

Many folks on the forums refer to the very high fees that...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,206
Posted By Dave92029
Thanks, I agree.

Thanks, I agree.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,206
Posted By Dave92029
thoughts on citycom/downtown/bv350

I have been looking at getting a scooter that is comfortable on a twisty mountain road, as well as comfortable keeping up with freeway traffic doing 75 to 80 mph.

I'm looking at three scooters:...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,106
Posted By Dave92029
Does any manufacturers use slider?

I understand what has been explained, but what I was wondering is do any scooter manufacturers use sliders?
the advantages appear clear: parts last longer, better acceleration,lower rpm and higher...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,474
Posted By Dave92029
When it's really hot close the vents

I have traveled many times from my home north of San Diego to Flagstaff in summer, and not only do I wear all the gear (full face helmet with face shield closed, jacket, long sleeve shirt, gloves,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,170
Posted By Dave92029
Talking I have a 2012 Red KLR, with over 8,200 smiles....

I have a 2012 Red KLR, with over 8,200 smiles. Never burned a drop of oil between oil changes (every 2,000 miles).

In fact, this bike just seems to run smoother, and faster the more miles I put...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3,652
Views: 406,619
Posted By Dave92029
Happy Trails Teton 7.5"

Anyone have experience using HT 7.5" Teton alum cased on a G650GS?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-31-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,970
Posted By Dave92029
Mission Brewery - East Village, San Diego

http://dave-mishalof.smugmug.com/Architecture/Olympus-E-M5/San-Diego-East-Village/i-ZmMJx5k/0/X2/DCM75240-X2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12,882
Views: 1,231,376
Posted By Dave92029
Wicked You nicely avoided my questions

[QUOTE=Dave92029;21521067][QUOTE=fleshpiston;21515893]

Thanks for the history lesson, BUT you said: "This particular piston is the "new" 685 kit which just came in."

I'm interested *where*...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12,882
Views: 1,231,376
Posted By Dave92029
Question What are HP/Torque Estimates of the new kits?

[QUOTE=fleshpiston;21515893][QUOTE=Tsotsie;21515428]

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/piston004_zps210953a9.jpg

If someone (who?) has ordered retail versions of these pistons,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8,300
Views: 1,940,178
Posted By Dave92029
I hope not to have exaggerated with the photos...

I hope not to have exaggerated with the photos and hope you like my work on the klr I use exclusively off-road[/QUOTE]

Your bike looks too pretty to ride off-road. Looks great! Enjoy her!
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12,882
Views: 1,231,376
Posted By Dave92029
I'm riding a 2012 KLR with HT bags and a GIVI top...

I'm riding a 2012 KLR with HT bags and a GIVI top box, plus I certainly need to go on a diet. That's my way of saying that my bike is pushing a pretty good size load.

During Group rides I've...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8,300
Views: 1,940,178
Posted By Dave92029
Local Bike Night

http://dave-mishalof.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Olympus/Bike-Night-May-2012/i-dLxDVJG/0/XL/DCM14454-2-XL.jpg
Visited the local Bike Night. Not a very big turn out.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8,300
Views: 1,940,178
Posted By Dave92029
Senior Coffee

Qualification for The Grumpy Old Men club is being able to buy a Senior Coffee at the McDonalds where we meet. McD says you can buy a senior coffee at 55,

Many in our group are late 60's to early...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8,300
Views: 1,940,178
Posted By Dave92029
Yes...membership is large and growing fast! :rofl

Yes...membership is large and growing fast! :rofl
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