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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 268,332
Posted By C8Chris
Got the VT title Done in KY - a few pointers

I got a 2006 Suzuki DR200 with no title. Using the helpful posts here, I got the Vermont plate and registration papers. The next day, I went down to the KY DMV and got my KY plate. My KY title will...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,520
Posted By C8Chris
You might also consider the Fly Scout. It's a...

You might also consider the Fly Scout. It's a 110cc version of the Supercub. They're out of business too, but I thought the modern 12v CDI Fly version was a better ride than the the original 6v...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-18-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 26,076
Posted By C8Chris
Four scooters

I started with a 2010 Madass 125. Fun, unique bike. The seat was pretty hard, but it was mostly tinker free (except for a shaft seal that needed to be reseated). Really fun.

Then I moved to a...
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,379
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 299,436
Posted By C8Chris
Key Issues

If you make a habit of putting your keys in your helmet, remember to put them in the ignition BEFORE putting the helmet on your bald head.

Ah! There they are!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 150,006
Posted By C8Chris
2010 Sachs Madass 125

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=696177

http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff33/C8Chris/Henry20102011285.jpg

Thanks much
Forum: Battle scooters 05-30-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 26,880
Posted By C8Chris
Old DKW Scooter in Cincinnati Area - $850

http://cincinnati.craigslist.org/mcy/2329275911.html

Kind of a neat, old scoot.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-30-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 81,456
Posted By C8Chris
I picked up a yellow 2010 Sachs 125 Madass last...

I picked up a yellow 2010 Sachs 125 Madass last summer. It's been a pretty good purchase.

The first funny thing was trying to get the bike insured. Progressive and Dairyland had never heard of...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 933
Posted By C8Chris
The Super Cub is the most popular motor vehicle...

The Super Cub is the most popular motor vehicle on Earth-- with over 60 million copies made.

http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff33/C8Chris/DSCN0250.jpg


Can I do the same thing with an...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 933
Posted By C8Chris
Electrical Problem with Super Cub

I picked up a running 1966 Super Cub in reasonable shape for reasonable money.

When I got to working on it, I found many semi-hinky things that had been done. One of them was a 6v Eveready...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 1,336,587
Posted By C8Chris
1966 Honda Super Cub ...

1966 Honda Super Cub



http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff33/C8Chris/DSCN0250.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,421
Posted By C8Chris
Woo-hoo! Got it working properly. A few...

Woo-hoo!

Got it working properly. A few more things and she'll be street ready.

http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff33/C8Chris/DSCN0250.jpg


Slow and steady wins the race!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,421
Posted By C8Chris
Thank you for the feedback. I got a...

Thank you for the feedback.

I got a wiring diagram that I think pinpoints few likely problem areas. The tail light is somehow mis-wired. When you turn the key to position two, the headlight...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,421
Posted By C8Chris
Help with Honda Super Cub wiring

I picked up a nice running CM91 SUper Cub with 1600 miles. It needs a little bit of polish, but it's all there.

In the battery case, it had an ever-ready kind of jury rigged. I thought a Westco...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-20-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,582
Posted By C8Chris
I've had Type 1 diabetes for about 30 years. I...

I've had Type 1 diabetes for about 30 years. I rode the Alaska trip from Cincinnati to Alaska and back solo. If your diabetes is in good control when you're not touring, you should be OK for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,664
Posted By C8Chris
MV Augusta

MV Augusta
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,664
Posted By C8Chris
Another- The Ducati Supermotard prototype

Another- The Ducati Supermotard prototype
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,664
Posted By C8Chris
I went to the show in DC and it was pretty good. ...

I went to the show in DC and it was pretty good. Surprised by the supermotard showing by many manufacturers. Ducati has a pretty cool setup, but Triumph was noticably absent. Kawasaki had the new...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 178,469
Posted By C8Chris
Some states require you to plate a trailer. Some...

Some states require you to plate a trailer. Some don't.

I got a "certificate of origin" in the box. Put the trailer together and got it inspected and legalized.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,164
Posted By C8Chris
Back in 2005, I rode from Cincinnati OH to Alaska...

Back in 2005, I rode from Cincinnati OH to Alaska and back on a 2003 V-Strom 1000. Took about four weeks from mid-June through mid-July. Camped all but four days. Things to consider:

1. You...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 178,469
Posted By C8Chris
As a rule of thumb, however, you should ride...

As a rule of thumb, however, you should ride whenever and wherever possible.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 178,469
Posted By C8Chris
The only issue I had with mine is that it has...

The only issue I had with mine is that it has been pretty rust-receptive (as opposed to rust-resistant).

The folding up thing and the price are what makes it!

No problems at speed, either. ...
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