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Forum: Battle scooters 05-04-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By wibble
Hi All..... Just an update. 1100 KM on the...

Hi All.....

Just an update. 1100 KM on the scooter now, not much use over the winter due to riding other bikes. I have started using this on the motorway for commuting duties. 60 kms a day. I make...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-06-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,722
Posted By wibble
I have ridden the new yamaha and liked it. My mrs...

I have ridden the new yamaha and liked it. My mrs has a 125 mp3 and feels much heavier on the front. The yam feels more like a regular scooter in the way it turns. I prefere the larger wheels too....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,441
Posted By wibble
Great video....... hell of a long commute:huh ...

Great video....... hell of a long commute:huh

Someone mentioned the sun, I hate my ride, into the sun in the morning and into the sun in the evening, fucking blinding sometimes. I wish my work was...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,935
Posted By wibble
Thanks for asking!!:freaky Since 5 or so...

Thanks for asking!!:freaky

Since 5 or so years I fancied learning to fly so wrestling with the idea of doing something sensible with all that cash or blowing it on flying lessons, I went to the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,935
Posted By wibble
Talking You have a great writing style, would love to...

You have a great writing style, would love to read about the other travels..:freaky

Its is a lot of cash but worth every penny I guess. I spent a shit ton of cash last year(similar to you..) on a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,935
Posted By wibble
Awesome report:freaky Thanks for taking the time...

Awesome report:freaky Thanks for taking the time to write it. All in, how much do you think you spent excluding the bike purchase, on this trip of a lifetime:1drink
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-11-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,943
Posted By wibble
You lucky lucky lucky...

You lucky lucky lucky bugger.............................. I did a similar trip a few years ago, cocktails in the sailing club in Na Trang and a ride to Da Lat. Beautiful..... I hope to see many more...
Forum: Face plant 01-06-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,695
Posted By wibble
Hi JettPilot, the only point I was making was I...

Hi JettPilot, the only point I was making was I have no other transport to take apart from the bike. Yep, thats my choice but owning a car for the rare occasion I need it is too expensive. If I fall...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,273
Posted By wibble
Round trip 42 miles. Max speed 80 mph, mainly...

Round trip 42 miles.
Max speed 80 mph, mainly motorway and ring road. Mostly slow moving traffic with lots of filtering, when it speeds up I tuck in and draft trucks.
I do 55 mph, 60 tops..
Kymco...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,245
Posted By wibble
A friend at work has one, he commutes about 35...

A friend at work has one, he commutes about 35 miles each way. He did it on a 125 then 300 kymco for a few years. He liked the kymcos but the BMW is a different bike all together ( as it would be for...
Forum: Face plant 01-04-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,695
Posted By wibble
Bluhduh Unlucky !! I have seen similar but I am lucky...

Unlucky !! I have seen similar but I am lucky enough to ride my whole commute and park on well used roads so its LESS LIKELY to happen to me (touch wood) but you really need a cheap hack for the...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-28-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,444
Posted By wibble
Off topic but kind of relevant. Yesterday I...

Off topic but kind of relevant. Yesterday I forgot my lobster claw gloves. Left them in the office and it was a long way from the bike. It was hight 30's temp and drizzle. Bollox:cry I set of home...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-26-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By wibble
Queen's English :1drink:1drink You spams must be...

Queen's English :1drink:1drink You spams must be great at languages...you got all the way to Berlin too:huh:rofl

Merry Christmas everyone:norton
Forum: Battle scooters 12-26-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By wibble
fullmetalscooter, thanks for the assistance.... I...

fullmetalscooter, thanks for the assistance.... I am getting drunk now for a few days back in Blighty. When I sober up I will have a new avatar:freaky
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,342
Posted By wibble
I spend around 15 miles of a 20 mile commute lane...

I spend around 15 miles of a 20 mile commute lane splitting everyday (working)....... its good therapy on the way home, bimbling past all the car drivers who are part of the problem:freaky
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By wibble
In France the scooters have a bigger market share...

In France the scooters have a bigger market share than bikes.... I don't have the stats of the total numbers but scoots do better here (as a real alternative to a car..):D

Some of those scooters...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By wibble
Laugh Hi Bronco638 Thanks for the info..... I will...

Hi Bronco638

Thanks for the info..... I will have a crack. TBH I loose interest extremely quickly when it comes to computers but I understand they are a necessary evil:1drink

I am sure I can...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By wibble
Great !!!! Thanks for your help, beers on me :clap

Great !!!! Thanks for your help, beers on me :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,150
Posted By wibble
Around Paris we pay approx 1.45 euro a litre now...

Around Paris we pay approx 1.45 euro a litre now X4.5 = 6.53euro a gallon which according to oanda is 7.99 dollars a gallon:huh

You see why the scooter:eek1
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 183,873
Posted By wibble
I love that track kit, what a cool thing to...

I love that track kit, what a cool thing to have........
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By wibble
I can still pick my moments for riding so life...

I can still pick my moments for riding so life does kind of go on...... Christmas day when most of you will still be snoring I will be riding to work....hoping its not too icy:huh

Do you guys in...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By wibble
Avatar for christmas?

I am always asking huh:norton ??

So, I dont have any photos on a cloud to upload.....something I am working on but could someone donate me a cool as F&&k avatar so I dont look such a retard?
How?...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By wibble
Question Workshop manuals? PDF?

Hi All...

Does anyone have a source for a manual for a KYMCO Agility 125cc scooter?

I want to do the maint myself after the warrenty period has gone but I know nothing about scooter engines and...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-21-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,078
Posted By wibble
Thumb KYMCO Agility manuals?

Erm................ wrong thread. Ahem
Forum: Face plant 12-11-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,130
Posted By wibble
Good for you !!! Buy a lottery ticket and try and...

Good for you !!! Buy a lottery ticket and try and cash in on your luck. IT CAN ALMOST ALWAYS BE WORSE:freaky


Shitty weather around here I feel a nano second away from an off....... no broken...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-08-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By wibble
And the fact you are only paying so little in...

And the fact you are only paying so little in running costs make me smile even harder:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 12-06-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By wibble
To be fair I am trundling around at 50 to 60 kph...

To be fair I am trundling around at 50 to 60 kph still running it in but it runs on fresh air compared to my Tenere:norton I really hope the damn thing is not broken. I can see already increased wear...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-06-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By wibble
Actually, I think the fuel gauge is broken.........

Actually, I think the fuel gauge is broken...... I have done about 100 miles and it has hardy moved, my POS tenere would be half way down by now:evil I think I will like this bike ( with our fuel...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-06-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By wibble
[QUOTE=HDforlife;25651885] Yeah.... if you...

[QUOTE=HDforlife;25651885]

Yeah.... if you say so:thumb

Actually a HD will likely find a place in my garage over the next few years...... I am at that age:1drink
Forum: Battle scooters 12-05-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By wibble
Hi everyone:freaky In France there is no stigma...

Hi everyone:freaky
In France there is no stigma to scooters but I am a British ex military guy so scooters really are ghey:rofl BUT !! certainly in the city it rules, for years I have been making it...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By wibble
Secure in my Manhood....

Hi All, a frequent lurker here but I just wanted to say i have finally got round to adding a scooter into my 6 bike stable. For city riding you just cant beat a scooter so I bought a kymco agility...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-03-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By wibble
Laugh Thanks for the heads up...... with all the body...

Thanks for the heads up...... with all the body painting she may be hard to find !!!! The arm may give it away:clap

By the sound of it I better wax me crack and slap the sun cream on....it could...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By wibble
Thanks for the additional......... I guessed Key...

Thanks for the additional......... I guessed Key West will be crazy so I better plan on NOT going on the weekend. If there are bus services that will be miles easier than driving and parking then,...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By wibble
Hey, thanks for al the info, thats just the kind...

Hey, thanks for al the info, thats just the kind of stuff to keep me busy:1drink Reality Kings? I am in a work computer so am scared to look but I will check out out at home.

We are also staying...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By wibble
Miami........ things to do?

Hi Guys...
Me and the breadknife are coming to Miami, staying Ft Lauderdale for a few days mid October.
Can you advise any cool things to see in the area? We have checked on line and had the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 17,106
Posted By wibble
Fantastic report ! Thanks for sharing. I love...

Fantastic report ! Thanks for sharing. I love your writing style...... I read it with Kiwi accent:freaky:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,463
Posted By wibble
Statistically the most dangerous environment is...

Statistically the most dangerous environment is town, city riding. So if you do not frequent those kind of roads with traffic everywhere you are less likely to be involved in an accident.

Just...
Forum: Face plant 09-15-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By wibble
I am still young enough to give the wall a go,...

I am still young enough to give the wall a go, that would be great:norton but I am old enough to worry about getting an injury which will take a long time to heal. Hence my upbeat nature. My first...
Forum: Face plant 09-14-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By wibble
First off in a couple years....

Happened yesterday:cry but I am ok with no injuries:freaky
I was going up a car park ramp with a line of diesel/shit trailing up the middle of the road. The road was a constant radius turn to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,068
Posted By wibble
I ride a DR125 on a 20 mile each way commute on a...

I ride a DR125 on a 20 mile each way commute on a motorway. Speeds are 80 mph but I normally do 60 and keep close to restricted trucks, this protects you from faster crazy drivers. The single best...
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