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Forum: Battle scooters Today, 12:34 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 44,466
Posted By conchscooter
Had you got your scooter in front of that...that...

Had you got your scooter in front of that...that might have stalled the game for a while.
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 10:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,353
Posted By conchscooter
And there endeth what may be the last JerryH...

And there endeth what may be the last JerryH thread!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 06:35 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 71,519
Posted By conchscooter
Croatia, one of those annoying countries that...

Croatia, one of those annoying countries that can't spell their own name properly! .:evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 629,031
Posted By conchscooter
Not an Adventure but a bridge

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-KAdMbiBwhxM/VO5Q75Yw4tI/AAAAAAABklI/CpzN9E0sMMk/I/upload_-1.jpg

Great Scott!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7,473
Views: 2,559,180
Posted By conchscooter
Summerland Key ACE

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-DwB3MFQ0DLE/VOO7QZ9eFfI/AAAAAAABkTo/dL4XKJ25zxs/I/upload_-1.jpg
They always have these quotations on one side of the board on the Overseas Highway.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-04-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 218,274
Posted By conchscooter
Baypoint, Florida Keys

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-m7ZJnQNQ3Bs/VPFzuYJ5rbI/AAAAAAABksU/VEhTUL1q0gY/I/upload_-1.jpg
2007 Bonneville on my commute on the Overseas Highway. I work nights in Key West.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-04-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3,888
Views: 888,497
Posted By conchscooter
As Long And Lonely

...as island living allows.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-teXqF3f2NHU/VPDjAmxmaPI/AAAAAAABko4/j8bkLgUyYQ4/I/upload_-1.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 03-04-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5,669
Views: 256,348
Posted By conchscooter
No problems here

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-whFqTfyCVys/VPDi79-A1GI/AAAAAAABkog/fpqtPWUAICg/I/upload_-1.jpg

No problems here-for now! I was just trying to help Red. I fixate on the float bowl/needle.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-04-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3,544
Views: 1,397,885
Posted By conchscooter
My hero has feet of clay. That's a Lambretta!

My hero has feet of clay. That's a Lambretta!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-04-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,159
Posted By conchscooter
Bollocks to them. I'm going to sulk in my bat...

Bollocks to them. I'm going to sulk in my bat cave.

I'm planning on making this MY best scooter of 2015:
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,856
Posted By conchscooter
Which puts you in the ideal spot to benefit from...

Which puts you in the ideal spot to benefit from cheap US gas and not pay the social costs. Rejoice!
Or see the glass half empty and support dismantling Canada's social safety net so you too can...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,856
Posted By conchscooter
I never tire of pointing out 60% of US...

I never tire of pointing out 60% of US bankruptcies are tied to medical costs.
In civilized countries the costs are spread through the entire population through controlled prices, government...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By conchscooter
Travel light and travel stock.Every modification...

Travel light and travel stock.Every modification requires a Newtonian equal and opposite reaction.

Personally I view you as lucky you can get a 2007 P200.

Making my 1979 reliable is a long...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5,669
Views: 256,348
Posted By conchscooter
If at one point idle was good and then suddenly...

If at one point idle was good and then suddenly (or slowly) it wasn't - something changed.
I wonder if needle height could have changed, altering the gas flow into the bowl? ( long shot).
If the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,856
Posted By conchscooter
Focusing on the price of gas leads to forgetting...

Focusing on the price of gas leads to forgetting that the price of everything depends on the price of oil.

The alternative energy conundrum is based on the unalterable fact that you need oil to...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,264
Posted By conchscooter
Feet forward versus sit-up-and-beg is a function...

Feet forward versus sit-up-and-beg is a function of how you ride.

Sitting up is the active rider's position, controlling the ride with knees, body weight, head positioning and pressure on the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5,669
Views: 256,348
Posted By conchscooter
Carburettor floats fail. Fails to MSI.rain fuel...

Carburettor floats fail. Fails to MSI.rain fuel supply in the bowl. NoticeVle by presence of fuel.inside the float or scoring on the sides of the bowl. Easy fix once spotted.
Bummer.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 49,418
Posted By conchscooter
Looks good. And practical. Suddenly worth...

Looks good. And practical. Suddenly worth riding. Nice save of an old bike.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5,669
Views: 256,348
Posted By conchscooter
All fixes are "for now." A maxim I learned from...

All fixes are "for now." A maxim I learned from traveling by sail. If a thing can break it will sooner or later.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5,669
Views: 256,348
Posted By conchscooter
Cloud watching is best done by scooter. That...

Cloud watching is best done by scooter. That Heinkel looks purposeful. Designed to go far. Mexico must beckon.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 44,466
Posted By conchscooter
Tag! Public Art

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-xB_FNySU8MQ/VPOV7vy_ISI/AAAAAAABktg/i6F7tZvUzKg/I/upload_-1.jpg

Keys Energy de-activated sub stations in lots scattered around Key West and turned them into...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 44,466
Posted By conchscooter
CVS Stock Island Grab

The newest national pharmacy in and near Key West. Three on Duval Street, one on Truman Avenue and two on North Roosevelt Boulevard in New Town. Plus this one on the neighboring island. For a...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By conchscooter
Cheyenne is too old. But there are more dogs at...

Cheyenne is too old. But there are more dogs at the pound when the time comes. I hope Keltic will be...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 50,587
Posted By conchscooter
What strange preoccupations we admit to in...

What strange preoccupations we admit to in public. I think the ET4 gets around 70 mpg. Maybe I need counseling?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 454,853
Posted By conchscooter
Winter in the Everglades

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-_Ver2BO99IM/VOvkpLLYvgI/AAAAAAABkcs/0FTdL_5Jhj8/I/upload_-1.jpgWarm, 82 degrees. Ride home to the Keys saw 75 and rain. Cold enough.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7,473
Views: 2,559,180
Posted By conchscooter
Denny's.

Denny's.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,669
Views: 256,348
Posted By conchscooter
A Honking of Heinkels

Waiting for snow
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-6g-xbTmu_Vw/VPFzxQ30HMI/AAAAAAABkss/sgzylIGaI6A/I/upload_-1.jpg

I look forward to the Heinkels hunkering at high altitude with lots of pictures...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3,544
Views: 1,397,885
Posted By conchscooter
Flat doesn't bother me as much as cold. I hate...

Flat doesn't bother me as much as cold. I hate being cold.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-CM10qnUaf9Y/VPDjFUsbd1I/AAAAAAABkpQ/jfUpsaTNLlc/I/upload_-1.jpg

I can't wait for winter to end. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By conchscooter
Congrats. Join the great PCX/SMAX/Burgman debate!

Congrats. Join the great PCX/SMAX/Burgman debate!
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3,544
Views: 1,397,885
Posted By conchscooter
I don't know how you do it, it looks frigid....

I don't know how you do it, it looks frigid. Lovely but cold. I went looking for sushi for the tag but turned out I needn't have bothered.


...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By conchscooter
Snow? Never heard of it.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-qYwSMxLHa-U/VLBY6WthYtI/AAAAAAABjDI/3_Y60bLDbpI/I/IMAG4485.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-26-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7,473
Views: 2,559,180
Posted By conchscooter
Alaska is now on the Lord's side, apparently

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ekVWBgjRB68/VO93soMqIWI/AAAAAAABkno/mDqdjZOAcEY/I/upload_-1.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By conchscooter
I figure he was using the cage!

I figure he was using the cage!
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 44,466
Posted By conchscooter
The race is on!

The race is on!
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By conchscooter
I guess you might want to get out on the bike...

I guess you might want to get out on the bike more than once a year wherever you live (”here there everywhere” is poetic but not terribly clear). They probably figured the toy got sold and you...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 44,466
Posted By conchscooter
I have dropped the ball. Sorry. Busy and all...

I have dropped the ball. Sorry. Busy and all that. I feel the burden of living snow free.
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-KAdMbiBwhxM/VO5Q75Yw4tI/AAAAAAABklI/CpzN9E0sMMk/I/upload_-1.jpg
Raw...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By conchscooter
I'm going to go. I also want to see St Pierre but...

I'm going to go. I also want to see St Pierre but Cheyenne can't do five days straight in the car any more. She never could really but I am too soft to try to force her in her old age.
Hats off to...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3,544
Views: 1,397,885
Posted By conchscooter
Klaviator is hard core, I'm not. Cool? Looks...

Klaviator is hard core, I'm not. Cool? Looks frigid to me!

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-DRrG9nMqObg/VO5QzOml47I/AAAAAAABklA/jUSImK0Qr9A/I/upload_-1.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,442
Posted By conchscooter
50cc doesn't need a motorcycle endorsement which...

50cc doesn't need a motorcycle endorsement which is as great a mental hurdle for some people as shifting gears is for others.
110cc has a few adherents as a class but is historically overshadowed by...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5,669
Views: 256,348
Posted By conchscooter
Muggy And Hot

It was hot and humid today which normally is the advance notice of a cold front on the way. Supposedly by Friday but the forecast calls for north winds and hardly any cooling at all. I need not have...
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