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Forum: Beasts 03-30-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 5,640,657
Posted By Alexlebrit
I want one even more now HE'S got one. ...

I want one even more now HE'S got one.

http://hellforleathermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/doctor-who-pic-1.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 5,640,657
Posted By Alexlebrit
Thanks both, I've give from not finding I've to...

Thanks both, I've give from not finding I've to having a choice, credit card at the ready.
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 5,640,657
Posted By Alexlebrit
Question I'm only on page 443, but catching up fast so...

I'm only on page 443, but catching up fast so forgive me if this has been asked already (I trued searching but nothing turned up). As my Scrambler owning days are a way off yet, does anyone know of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,812
Posted By Alexlebrit
Sorry to dig up an thread, I was clicking through...

Sorry to dig up an thread, I was clicking through all the Triumph Scrambler threads and stumbled across yours, and suddenly I'm 18 years old again with my old Holden HQ and its white hot bonnet.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 3,094,732
Posted By Alexlebrit
Yet another inspiring ride, one day I'll be out...

Yet another inspiring ride, one day I'll be out there on my bike in the wide open spaces instead of navigating the West Cross Route on a wet Friday afternoon. Until then I can but read your reports....
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 1,934,863
Posted By Alexlebrit
If you're interested then I've be happy to...

If you're interested then I've be happy to volunteer to help turn it into a Kindle book, while Kindles themselves are injured in their abilities to handle photos the Kindle software available to...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 89,116
Posted By Alexlebrit
Now, I would love a set of these for my Derbi...

Now, I would love a set of these for my Derbi Terra Adventure, how much would you like to sell me them?
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,843
Posted By Alexlebrit
I don't know if you use Facebook/Twitter, but as...

I don't know if you use Facebook/Twitter, but as a long shot you might try adding Claudio Von Planta

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=564146809

http://twitter.com/vonplanta

Like I...
Forum: Europe 07-21-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 36,822
Posted By Alexlebrit
Salut les gars et girls... je vous ask un little...

Salut les gars et girls... je vous ask un little questions? Ets-ce qu'il y a a forum like ADVRider ou Horizons Unlimited mais pour les francophones?

I love ADV and HU, mais I'm wondering s'il y a...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-05-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
HT My thoughts entirely, I wouldn't even...

HT

My thoughts entirely, I wouldn't even bother changing the exhaust or CDI unit (given that I'd be riding a European fuel injected one) as it doesn't seem to give a huge boost and the thought of...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-04-2009, 02:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Yeah, a shock upgrade I think would be on the...

Yeah, a shock upgrade I think would be on the cards, and 35 is fine for me, but a Euro-Zoomer (bloody Eurocrats) is restricted to what? 28mph, so for me this side of the pond I'd have to change that....
Forum: Battle scooters 02-04-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
I've lurked there for a while now, it's full of...

I've lurked there for a while now, it's full of power obsessed loons (but you gotta love them). I think now I'm reaching my 40th year I'll relax into the gentle pace of a proper 50cc Ruckus, might...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-02-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Well, like I said, this is about taking the...

Well, like I said, this is about taking the Ruckus for a 6 month tour, not just the general commute. I already have a 125cc (the maximum I'm currently permitted to ride on my French A1 class...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-02-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
There's a whole thing as to what is registration...

There's a whole thing as to what is registration in Europe anyway. It's not the same as in the US for instance. For us registration is merely the number plate on the vehicle which stays with the...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-02-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 1,254,650
Posted By Alexlebrit
I've got to ask, do you remember what the one...

I've got to ask, do you remember what the one next to it is with the odd looking white bars?
Forum: Battle scooters 02-02-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Indeed it is restricted, in fact all 50cc...

Indeed it is restricted, in fact all 50cc scooters are restricted under European legislation to something like 3.4hp and 28 mph. Or rather there is a legal definition of a scooter/moped and the...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-02-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Sadly we don't seem to get the Zuma in France, we...

Sadly we don't seem to get the Zuma in France, we get these lovely wee beasties instead.

http://www.yamaha-motor.fr/Images/2009-BWS-N-static-05_prv_tcm27-269026.jpg
The BW Naked
...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,498
Posted By Alexlebrit
Great vid, I've been wondering how I could make...

Great vid, I've been wondering how I could make handguards and now I know.

For the vacuum former, you could also use that pre-drilled hardboard (it's used for pegboards to hang your tools on) and...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-31-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
And a 28 mph top speed which means we have to go...

And a 28 mph top speed which means we have to go spend more money on a new variator, CDI etc.

Roll on EFI being rolled out to the US, because then hopefully there'll be an OEM way to derestrict a...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-31-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Scarily at today's rates $3199 !!

Scarily at today's rates $3199 !!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2009, 03:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,170
Posted By Alexlebrit
It can be a wave, but it's also a thank you to...

It can be a wave, but it's also a thank you to car drivers for instance if they make room to let you pass, it's a kind of acknowledgement thing though.

That is if they're on a bike.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-31-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,055
Posted By Alexlebrit
Be fir guys, this is a serious post.

Be fir guys, this is a serious post.
Forum: Europe 01-31-2009, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Alexlebrit
HEHE, oh that French is appalling, so bad I had...

HEHE, oh that French is appalling, so bad I had to send it to all mes amis just so they could share the fun. As a marketing tool perhaps that's the idea?

I'll happily translate the lot into French...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-31-2009, 02:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Sadly no, I live in France home of the "you can't...

Sadly no, I live in France home of the "you can't do anything to anything unless it's been homologated by the factory" rules, so a 50cc scooter has to stay as a 50cc scooter.

But to be honest...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Mind you someone just posted on the Hubb the...

Mind you someone just posted on the Hubb the Honda are bring back the monkeybike.

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/mcn/2009/january/19-25/jan2109-honda-brings-back-monkey-bike/
...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
You reckon I should get the Ruckus then? :wink: ...

You reckon I should get the Ruckus then? :wink:

Might just do that, now I wonder when the best time to ride through Russia is. If I die, I'm blaming you.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Dude it's not really about if I get the Ruckus,...

Dude it's not really about if I get the Ruckus, it's about if I get the Ruckus and if I then ride it from London to New York via Moscow, Vladivostok and Seattle.

One of them is a simple a logical...
Forum: Europe 01-28-2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 36,822
Posted By Alexlebrit
No, no get yourself a Derbi, 4.2l/100kms and...

No, no get yourself a Derbi, 4.2l/100kms and people think it's the new Tenere (well they do till they realise that's the WHOLE engine).
Forum: Europe 01-27-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 36,822
Posted By Alexlebrit
Salut les frenchies avec les big bikes. I'm an...

Salut les frenchies avec les big bikes. I'm an anglais but living en Bretagne far far from you all far too far for my poor little bike to travel.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2009, 05:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,170
Posted By Alexlebrit
In France

Over here they don't wave, they stick out a leg. It's a bit hard to do that on a scooter, so I don't, but I'll nod, or wave or something just to say thanks.

Now the people who never wave are the...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,522
Posted By Alexlebrit
I had an i-Pod Touch which I sold to fund buying...

I had an i-Pod Touch which I sold to fund buying an HTC Touch HD. I personally find it more versatile, as it means not only do I have all the programs I had on the i-Pod, but I also have a camera...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-22-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,853
Posted By Alexlebrit
What about the MP3 LT's which are available all...

What about the MP3 LT's which are available all across Europe. It's the same thing, but with a wider track - LT = Large Track not Long Travel. But Thinking about the suspension arms, Large Track =...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-21-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Yeah I'd seen that, but sadly not available in...

Yeah I'd seen that, but sadly not available in France :cry
Forum: Battle scooters 01-20-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Well coming up from a push-bike, not keeping up...

Well coming up from a push-bike, not keeping up with the traffic really isn't a problem, I'm used to it.

Someone said on another forum that a scooter takes up more space on the road than a psh...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-20-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Oh, forgot to say

I guess I should've pointed out, I'm in France, so rebuilding anything, with anything that wasn't on it originally is out, very much out, it won't get registered (which they have to be now) and so it...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-20-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Not that it makes a great deal of difference to...

Not that it makes a great deal of difference to me but aren't the current Ruckuses in the US also fuel injected?

Yes, I can see they're not the simplest beasts on the planet (I too have a Solex,...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-19-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
I did, now you see how far this ridiculous idea...

I did, now you see how far this ridiculous idea has got already.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-19-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,846
Posted By Alexlebrit
Talk me out of making a Ruckus - please !!

In the continuing quest to find the most stupid bike to ride long distance I stumbled across the Honda Ruckus/Zoomer, 50cc's of raw four-stroke power -
...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-18-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,052
Posted By Alexlebrit
Haha, was just looking at your post on Total...

Haha, was just looking at your post on Total Ruckus about those. Seems like Dunlop don't have them anymore, but Michelin and Pirelli have some neat ones too.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-17-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,052
Posted By Alexlebrit
Off-road Scoot tyres? Anyway recognise these?

I'm looking for some nobblies for my Ruckus, and found these on another site.

http://www.fototime.com/%7B81703F05-B2E4-44BE-A120-03DF9CEB6D55%7D/picture.JPG

It says Dunlop on the side, but I...
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