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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By vt1099ace
I am impressed with some of the cut to women's...

I am impressed with some of the cut to women's jackets, much more...'stylish' for the same level protection as men's...men all seem to be either power ranger/ star trek next gen or along the cut of...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-18-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By vt1099ace
Right TPF... shirt size now xlt...WAS 3XLT. xlt...

Right TPF...
shirt size now xlt...WAS 3XLT. xlt jacket very snug, 2xlt seems loose.
BILT maybe in medium, but according to the cg in sac...no xlt, 2xlt.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By vt1099ace
I checked, bilt doesn't come in tall. I had a...

I checked, bilt doesn't come in tall.
I had a get off on the big cruiser out at point reyes when I pull over do to an overheat indicator (turned out to be a bad thermal switch), hit pot hole, bike...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By vt1099ace
having spent 9 months non-weight bearing from a...

having spent 9 months non-weight bearing from a shattered knee and needing a replacement from a motorcycle accident now because it didn't heal straight I am fully aware of what your saying.

And at...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-16-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By vt1099ace
nice...

nice...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-16-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By vt1099ace
the reason I ask here, is I'm on a (relatively)...

the reason I ask here, is I'm on a (relatively) small scooter (stella) 80-90% is around town/commute/goofing off with a weekend jaunts 'just to get away'...I don't need an over the top around the...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-15-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By vt1099ace
what jacket for scootering?

Since I have to get a new riding jacket as my old (original) TM air intake is 2-3 sizes to big now...:D (besides, getting tired of the power ranger/startrek next generation look) I was looking at a...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 57,852
Posted By vt1099ace
:lol3 you know that's in US dollars, not...

:lol3 you know that's in US dollars, not euros...or pounds

J/K
Forum: Battle scooters 11-20-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,806
Posted By vt1099ace
I think it has to do with being able to maintain...

I think it has to do with being able to maintain a sustained 55mph..I can push to 60mph but the SOM (scooter owners manual) doesn't recommend sustained high speeds...:deal
Forum: Battle scooters 11-20-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,264
Posted By vt1099ace
Get rid of the street tires, put on knobbies..:nod

Get rid of the street tires, put on knobbies..:nod
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 45,628
Posted By vt1099ace
1000cc? why? what is with this trend for bikes to...

1000cc? why? what is with this trend for bikes to get bigger and bigger? :huh bigger is heavier, I don't want to wrestle a 1000cc bike through loose sand under the blazing sun when a 650 or 500cc...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,161
Posted By vt1099ace
6'6" and 276# on a Stella/P/Star scooter..150cc,...

6'6" and 276# on a Stella/P/Star scooter..150cc, and 44 hooves of fury (11 horses with 4 hooves each) and 87 mpg AROUND TOWN!...:D With huge 'notice me' factor do to 'classic' look and great...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,612
Posted By vt1099ace
I did the wave thing to two CHP riding past the...

I did the wave thing to two CHP riding past the other direction...I can tell by their body language in my rear view they didn't know what to think of it...it was a WTF?!?! moment for them...:lol3 I...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-12-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,240
Posted By vt1099ace
Huh, I didn't notice the plug head...first real...

Huh, I didn't notice the plug head...first real close look.....cool
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,176
Posted By vt1099ace
http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=aluminum%20...

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=aluminum%20cookware%20dangers&source=web&cd=5&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCkQFjAE&url=http%3A%2F%2Fhealth.howstuffworks.com%2Ffood-nutrition%2Favoid-aluminum-teflon-coo...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-09-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,240
Posted By vt1099ace
I was going to use a squid on the leg shield of...

I was going to use a squid on the leg shield of the stella...until i found out it's the symbol of sacramento's 'land squids' MA group.

So in respect, I didn't...i'm still looking for the 'right'...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-09-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,240
Posted By vt1099ace
:huh Seems to CA DMV definition: ...

:huh Seems to CA DMV definition:
https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/motorcycles/motorcycles
Mopeds

...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,315
Posted By vt1099ace
And don't forget the 4T...with LML switched over...

And don't forget the 4T...with LML switched over and being sold world wide there are parts/mods/etc...coming out all the time and it doesn't look like it's going away. :wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,240
Posted By vt1099ace
Did anyone tell the Moped Army...

Did anyone tell the Moped Army (http://www.mopedarmy.com/)?
Forum: Battle scooters 10-02-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,315
Posted By vt1099ace
why i chose a stella...I like the steel...

why i chose a stella...I like the steel construction of the 'classic era', feels like I could keep it for decades even with it's quirks. Like I said, plastic is freak'n everywhere, on everything,...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-01-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,315
Posted By vt1099ace
but..are they a lambretta style tupperware over...

but..are they a lambretta style tupperware over standard tubing scooter or is that body actually metal?... because I'm really am not impressed with plastic wrapping every bloody thing these days,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-01-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 499
Posted By vt1099ace
nuke this...

never mind, I found my answer...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-29-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,101
Posted By vt1099ace
with or without a hack? with sidecar, what ever...

with or without a hack?
with sidecar, what ever age you feel comfortable with...
without...I'd say ONLY at that age where they can understand how one is suppose to act as passenger.

Vague...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-22-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,840
Posted By vt1099ace
This is oldest camping stove I know of....rocks,...

This is oldest camping stove I know of....rocks, fire, pot...:rofl

http://marypoppinshiking.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/img_21071.jpg?w=848&h=636
Forum: Americas 09-17-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By vt1099ace
Not since I was a kid on family vacations......

Not since I was a kid on family vacations... that's what aka the passport a nifty idea.
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By vt1099ace
I top out at 55 mph, top gear, full...

I top out at 55 mph, top gear, full throttle...the SOM (scooter owners manual) says not to sustain high speed (during break in period, i've 1200 mi on the clock now) and to take a break every hour of...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 316,557
Posted By vt1099ace
every bodies using dirt/enduro/adventure type...

every bodies using dirt/enduro/adventure type bikes of some sort...does my little 150 scoot count? it has an amazing capacity for a 4' wheelbase, more than my heavy cruiser had.. :lol3
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By vt1099ace
Iron butt, on a 150 scooter? :huh maybe if it's...

Iron butt, on a 150 scooter? :huh maybe if it's downhill the whole distance, with a hurricane force tail wind...:lol3

I was thinking using the passport as a reason/destination to get out and...
Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By vt1099ace
Duuude...my first love is air cooled veedubs. ...

Duuude...my first love is air cooled veedubs.

I've been looking for a westy, wanted one since high school.

The name was for my old cruiser I was riding when I joined...
1100 Honda shsdow ace...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By vt1099ace
national park passports

Looking for a reason to travel? I found this during my planning.
I think it's a pretty nifty idea. If I'd of known about it I'd of grabbed one on my trip to point reyes and set out to 'fill it...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,768
Posted By vt1099ace
My clothes life cycle... 1) buy and wear...

My clothes life cycle...
1) buy and wear 'respectable' for work (office casual)
2) when getting to 'shabby', shift them to week end duty, replace as needed
3) when too gawds awful for week ends,...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-10-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,131
Posted By vt1099ace
try this: ...

try this:

http://www.instructables.com/id/Traveling-by-Scooter/

happy riding, see you 'out there'....:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 09-09-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 30,693
Posted By vt1099ace
I really hope the hooligan is a hit..it does have...

I really hope the hooligan is a hit..it does have some nice built in features and is a good usable (physical) size. if it had come out when I was looking at the stella, I would of seriously...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,541
Posted By vt1099ace
+20 degree Kelty mystic (fiberfil, semi mummy...

+20 degree Kelty mystic (fiberfil, semi mummy with hood)..it's extra long for me @ 6'6"
Alps mountaineering self inflating pad.

both pack reasonably well...at least for me.
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,658
Posted By vt1099ace
nothing less than 5 megapixal, if you go through...

nothing less than 5 megapixal, if you go through them to quickly (break, lost, lose, etc...) check thrift stores...couple of bucks, if it gets ruined..no biggie, save the memory card, toss the rest,...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 316,557
Posted By vt1099ace
Yes

Yes
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 316,557
Posted By vt1099ace
campsaver.com has them on sale this labor day...

campsaver.com has them on sale this labor day weekend, $25ish
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 316,557
Posted By vt1099ace
anyone use the CSI microtable with their small...

anyone use the CSI microtable with their small bike camp gear ? I was thinking of grabbing one myself...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,051
Posted By vt1099ace
I know in india, stella's (or "star" as the LML...

I know in india, stella's (or "star" as the LML badge) are used for everything...from removing the rear wheel and used as a wench to piling the whole family on. It truly amazes me. :eek1
Forum: Battle scooters 08-28-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 237,036
Posted By vt1099ace
OK, went to see it myself... IT'S SOOOOOOOOO...

OK, went to see it myself...
IT'S SOOOOOOOOO TINY !:huh

Honestly, for a 125/150 cc my stella fits my better...even through the wheel bases are about the same, engine size, etc...there's something...
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