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Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By Bugtussle
Modern Vespa's are very reliable, right up there...

Modern Vespa's are very reliable, right up there with the top brands. Lots of nice folks riding them and good info and support here >> http://modernvespa.com/
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By Bugtussle
Thats a pretty good buy on the 250 if its in nice...

Thats a pretty good buy on the 250 if its in nice shape. I love the ride of the steel body and it feels so light like a toy when you wheel it around the garage. Good quality scoots, Im sold on...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,432
Posted By Bugtussle
I wouldn't be surprised if within the next year...

I wouldn't be surprised if within the next year or so RE releases a scrambler version of this bike with a flat seat and TT type bars. They could sell a load of those.
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,432
Posted By Bugtussle
I just posted up a new video as a followup to the...

I just posted up a new video as a followup to the previous uncorked version.

This is with the baffle installed(my favorite) >>>

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zlRM0LOisk



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Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,432
Posted By Bugtussle
This is a quick clip with the baffle installed,...

This is a quick clip with the baffle installed, we will have to do another ride by with the baffle. >>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjveFuxDPRc
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,432
Posted By Bugtussle
I agree, it sounds sweet with the baffle...

I agree, it sounds sweet with the baffle installed.
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,432
Posted By Bugtussle
Got a good clip today of my friends GT running...

Got a good clip today of my friends GT running the Hitchcocks muffler with the baffle removed. What a beast >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ohox2D9N6Sg
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,095
Posted By Bugtussle
So it looks like the original poster of the...

So it looks like the original poster of the thread bought a BV 350 1 year ago. I hope he comes back to the thread and lets us know how hes doing with it..
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By Bugtussle
I would suggest you at least test ride a modern...

I would suggest you at least test ride a modern large frame Vespa. GT200, GTS250 or the GTS300. They will give you a spirited ride that at times is as close as you can get to a real magic carpet ride...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Bugtussle
I agree about the silver dress up paint on the...

I agree about the silver dress up paint on the front fender and side panels. A little fugly. The guy really rocked the on ramps with that thing.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Bugtussle
Cool Vespa Story

Great story here about modern Vespa's. Be sure to watch the video on page two. >> http://rideapart.com/2014/05/loaner-report-2012-vespa-gts-250-ie/
Forum: Battle scooters 04-26-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 20,981
Posted By Bugtussle
I kind of figured that once I found out that he...

I kind of figured that once I found out that he was the guy that built and ran the Ninja 250 powered Salsbury previously. Im wishing you the best on your Vespa!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 20,981
Posted By Bugtussle
Ive read that there is a guy running an old...

Ive read that there is a guy running an old Cushman this year. Anyone have any photos or links to LeeB and his 1939 Cushman?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-21-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 142,720
Posted By Bugtussle
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By Bugtussle
Nice ride report and photos. Whats your cruising...

Nice ride report and photos. Whats your cruising speed? Riding up hwy 101 and 126 must be exciting in all that fast traffic. Where was that view from the top of the hill? It reminded me of Mary's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
Fork Alignment: SOLVED

I was able to get my alignment problem sorted out. I wasn't loosening the axle bolt and axle clamps. This wasn't giving me enough slack to make a correction. Its all fixed and runs straight as an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
Fork Alignment

Has any one with a New Edition noticed anything unusual about the alignment of their handlebars or forks? I was only two miles out from the dealer when I noticed that the handlebars seem like they...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,613
Posted By Bugtussle
This is a Rat Bike. Milo the owner is a really...

This is a Rat Bike. Milo the owner is a really cool guy who is local to me. Heres an article on the bike. >> ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
Its hard to tell from your photo without a...

Its hard to tell from your photo without a closeup, but it looks like the gap between your lip and windshield is pretty narrow. I measured mine and at its widest point in the center at the bottom the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
This is a better closeup of the lip when I had in...

This is a better closeup of the lip when I had in mounted on my 09.

I start off with some poster board paper and make a pattern with that first. This is some fairy thin poly carbonate that I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
Its home made. Its works!! Im getting nice air...

Its home made. Its works!! Im getting nice air around my helmet at speed. $8 for materials, a jig saw and a heat gun.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,763
Posted By Bugtussle
Save this for your travels through Oregon >> ...

Save this for your travels through Oregon >> http://oregonmotorcyclist.com/index.php
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,836
Posted By Bugtussle
It was a cool morning when we fired it up. It was...

It was a cool morning when we fired it up. It was not warmed up and that was a little condensation dripping from the muffler head pipe joint. No oil leaks on this bike.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,836
Posted By Bugtussle
C-gt

I thought I would post a video of my friends new 2014 Continental GT with the Hitchcocks Exhaust installed. Just a quick start up with the baffle installed.

Video >>>>>>>> ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
Here a a couple of photos of my new KLR. ...

Here a a couple of photos of my new KLR.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b243/bugshack/IMG_0297.jpg

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b243/bugshack/IMG_0299.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
Mike I was wondering if that was you I saw on...

Mike I was wondering if that was you I saw on Territorial Rd last Wednesday around 3:30 pm heading south from Fox Hollow and turning off at Gowdyville Rd? It sure looked like a new Green KLR. I was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Bugtussle
I would 2nd the vote for a Sargent. I've owned...

I would 2nd the vote for a Sargent. I've owned and used both a Corbin and Sargent on DR650's. They are both comfortable and night and day different than the stock prop the factory slaps on the bike....
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
Interesting dealer experiences posted above. I...

Interesting dealer experiences posted above. I know a guy that had the same thing happen at a Harley dealer. He had $18,000 in his pocket. He was never approached by a sales person, they were giving...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,836
Posted By Bugtussle
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,836
Posted By Bugtussle
There is one for sale now in Coos Bay. On the...

There is one for sale now in Coos Bay. On the Oregon Coast CL.....o$o......
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,836
Posted By Bugtussle
I had money down on a new GT for 5 months and...

I had money down on a new GT for 5 months and after the long wait I got over it and asked for my $500 deposit back. My friend who at the same time put his money down picked up his new GT 10 days ago....
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,524
Posted By Bugtussle
Woha there fella! That's just not right. :1drink ...

Woha there fella! That's just not right. :1drink


http://www.sonic1029.com/files/garner-plank-enfield-cycle-works.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,524
Posted By Bugtussle
Funny, I saw that photo on the Raceway Services...

Funny, I saw that photo on the Raceway Services Salem, Oregon CraigsList add. My friend just picked up his new Continental GT from them last Saturday. I was kidding him about asking them if she could...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,066
Posted By Bugtussle
http://img371.imageshack.us/img371/4307/1sthybridm...

http://img371.imageshack.us/img371/4307/1sthybridmotorcyclewv1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
Excellent, Thanks for the links!

Excellent, Thanks for the links!
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
I have some recent editions of Cycle World and...

I have some recent editions of Cycle World and couldn't find the article on the New KLR. Can you recall which issue that was in?
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By Bugtussle
Welcome to the world of riding on the closest...

Welcome to the world of riding on the closest thing to an actual magic carpet ride on two wheels! Beautiful, enjoy!! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,810
Views: 188,837
Posted By Bugtussle
I was really excited about this bike coming here....

I was really excited about this bike coming here. But after thinking about it a bit I find it disappointing. I feel they missed the mark by making it kick start only. That's going to cause problems...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
I called around shopping. In the past I was never...

I called around shopping. In the past I was never really able to get a good deal at RW(I like your name for them) on other bikes. I did get mine for $6600 OTD total and thought that was good. Here's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,657
Posted By Bugtussle
RW in Eugene had to order it and said it would be...

RW in Eugene had to order it and said it would be two weeks. I'm expecting it late next week or early the following week.
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