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Forum: Battle scooters 08-28-2013, 05:17 AM
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Posted By rkwfxd
I've only filled up twice and I am right at 100...

I've only filled up twice and I am right at 100 mpg +/-. I am heavy (fat) and the majority of my riding has been in local canyons. I have pushed the Grom hard from the start. It runs great and...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2013, 08:46 PM
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Posted By rkwfxd
That is pretty common. I am #1 at my dealer out...

That is pretty common. I am #1 at my dealer out of nine deposits. They are getting two bikes in the first order.

Have heard humors of some dealers having 60 deposits. 10-15 is very common. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2013, 08:31 PM
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Posted By rkwfxd
Swing arm has been extended. There are other...

Swing arm has been extended. There are other photos that clearly show it has been extended and he has said it has been extended. It has also been lowered.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-29-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,253
Posted By rkwfxd
Modern. I like the styling better and I like the...

Modern. I like the styling better and I like the digital instruments.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-29-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 191,347
Posted By rkwfxd
I really like the style and features of this...

I really like the style and features of this scoot but when I sat on it I felt cramped. I am not a tall guy but that hump on the seat just does not work for me. If I bought one I would need to have...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-29-2013, 08:33 PM
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Posted By rkwfxd
cute:clap

cute:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2013, 09:26 PM
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Posted By rkwfxd
Post #229 in this thread.

Post #229 in this thread.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-24-2013, 07:50 PM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
Thank you for the write up and review and photos....

Thank you for the write up and review and photos. The more I read about the Grom and more excited I am about taking delivery. This will not START OUT as my only bike but it may very well END UP...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-22-2013, 08:24 PM
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Posted By rkwfxd
^^^^^ This.

^^^^^ This.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2013, 07:16 PM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
My first thought is, "That looks GREAT!" ...

My first thought is, "That looks GREAT!"

Second thought is, "Not for me."
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2013, 06:43 PM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
That should get you on a Grom by next summer.

That should get you on a Grom by next summer.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2013, 03:31 PM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
Nope you are wrong. It is not possible. Other...

Nope you are wrong. It is not possible. Other people who do not own a Grom have already said it was not possible. :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2013, 11:44 AM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
Nope, sorry I do not know. My buddy in the UK...

Nope, sorry I do not know. My buddy in the UK swapped in some Pro-Taper mini bars and the grips and levers were too long for the bars. He had to find some bar ends to make it all fit to his...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2013, 05:26 AM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
Yes, I'm going to want a slightly lower but wider...

Yes, I'm going to want a slightly lower but wider bar. Guys in the UK have complained that the factory bars are too tall and too narrow and that was my thought just from looking at photos of the...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-15-2013, 09:39 PM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
No it is not... gonna get it back OT right now. ...

No it is not... gonna get it back OT right now.

So from talking to guys in the UK I am pretty sure I am going to swap out the bars on the Grom ASAP. I already have a set of 1-1/8" Pro Taper style...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-15-2013, 09:09 PM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
Yes I did. Glad you picked up on that.:thumb

Yes I did. Glad you picked up on that.:thumb
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2013, 06:29 PM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap Hate to tell you...

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

Hate to tell you this, but I am pretty sure I am right, even from just this one photo but.
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Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2013, 04:56 PM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
Dude, you should have called me. I have a...

Dude, you should have called me. I have a BUNCH.:rofl

Just kidding gore-tx.

Hope I don't get my butt kicked for that one.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-12-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
That top box is HUGE. Great if you need to carry...

That top box is HUGE. Great if you need to carry a lot of stuff though.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,435
Posted By rkwfxd
If I get one and start trimming I will go slow. ...

If I get one and start trimming I will go slow. Also I can weld and it would not be the first time I had to stretch a tube or replace metal. :rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 191,347
Posted By rkwfxd
This photo makes me want to buy one and just...

This photo makes me want to buy one and just leave for a week with a duffle bag under the seat.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,435
Posted By rkwfxd
Ive spent prob 2hours on google trying to find...

Ive spent prob 2hours on google trying to find it. LOL. I think I could do a similar build with the photo alone but specs sure would b nice.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
Really? That is your BEST advice for a guy that...

Really? That is your BEST advice for a guy that has already admitted he would not be able to remember which way to turn around cones?:rofl:rofl:rofl

I can see it now, miss a turn and then stop...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2013, 04:54 AM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
Yep. You got that part right.

Yep. You got that part right.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 10:08 PM
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Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
LOL. Whats the right one gonna see?

LOL. Whats the right one gonna see?
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
I dont think I could remember the course.

I dont think I could remember the course.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
LOL no one is going to take mistake my posts for...

LOL no one is going to take mistake my posts for yours. Edited or not. I made that clear with my change of font and color and description.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
Im gonna ride mine wearing nothing but a thong...

Im gonna ride mine wearing nothing but a thong and a cape. :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
Very cool looking bike. I hope I never find out...

Very cool looking bike. I hope I never find out what it is like to crash my Grom.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
There Jim. I fixed it for you. You seem like a...

There Jim. I fixed it for you. You seem like a great guy and would never be as blunt as me. But this is the truth. Go into a room of people having a discussion and tell everyone they are wrong. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,440
Posted By rkwfxd
HaHa. So without reading any of this I was just...

HaHa. So without reading any of this I was just looking at your photos and my thoughts went something like this:

Wood? Are you kidding me?

That looks like crap. It will never hold up.

But...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 61,183
Posted By rkwfxd
I like the tan. I hadn't seen that before.

I like the tan. I hadn't seen that before.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
Well clearly you either sucked at those video...

Well clearly you either sucked at those video games or you are just not trying hard enough.:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,879
Posted By rkwfxd
Thanks. Neat vid. Especially the part where...

Thanks. Neat vid. Especially the part where they are going through cones in the wet. I have ridden in FAR too much rain over the years though. I no longer do so. I am definitely a fair weather...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,435
Posted By rkwfxd
Anyone know of a build thread for this bike? Or...

Anyone know of a build thread for this bike? Or at least detailed specs?
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,951
Posted By rkwfxd
That looks like a great find. I'd love to take...

That looks like a great find. I'd love to take that one on a long trip.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,951
Posted By rkwfxd
Been shopping scooters myself lately and looked...

Been shopping scooters myself lately and looked at this one. For the life of me I can't figure out why someone would buy the SH150i over the PCX.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 198,353
Posted By rkwfxd
That is because you are not a whinny negative...

That is because you are not a whinny negative loser. You are a RIDER. You, like 99.9999% of the riders in this world, look at the Grom and recognize it is going to be one SUPER FUN bike.

I can't...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,879
Posted By rkwfxd
Just seems like a more complicated way to get...

Just seems like a more complicated way to get down the road to me. I suppose you might get better traction in the corners with two front tires.

What are the benefits?
Forum: Battle scooters 07-08-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,675
Posted By rkwfxd
Great build. Really really nice.:clap

Great build. Really really nice.:clap
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