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Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3,726
Views: 1,448,616
Posted By vt1099ace
in the town of smartsville, ca...yes there REALLY...

in the town of smartsville, ca...yes there REALLY is a town with that name :huh
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 145,915
Posted By vt1099ace
marysville too...

marysville too...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By vt1099ace
Look into mountain bike protective gear... I...

Look into mountain bike protective gear...
I picked up a set of knox lite knee guards for wearing on the scooter to work (motorcycle) and a set T.H.E enemy elbows (MTB armor), a little research...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,573
Posted By vt1099ace
I do the same thing...but I'm 6'-6", my choice...

I do the same thing...but I'm 6'-6", my choice was a stella 4T, why? because I've no experiences with 2strokes other than my chainsaw and weed eater...and the fact the venerable P has been a tractor...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,870
Posted By vt1099ace
Heres what I have, alcohol can be gotten at any...

Heres what I have, alcohol can be gotten at any hardware store, toss in some fuel tabs 'just in case'...light and compact, just the thing for this solo guy. ...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 25,847
Posted By vt1099ace
I have one of these in my gear...'just in case'...

I have one of these in my gear...'just in case' ...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 25,847
Posted By vt1099ace
Check this site out, I find it useful... ...

Check this site out, I find it useful...

http://www.trailcooking.com/trail-cooking-101/freezer-bag-cooking-101/
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,815
Posted By vt1099ace
anyone know why honda used the 'silverwing'...

anyone know why honda used the 'silverwing' moniker for the scooter when they used it for the GL 600 and GL 500 motorcycle ? :huh
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By vt1099ace
firstgear has several models that are Tall sizes,...

firstgear has several models that are Tall sizes, I picket up a jaunt tall.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-24-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,029
Posted By vt1099ace
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-d6nDJnKGXqQ/VRG...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-d6nDJnKGXqQ/VRGg9xPC2OI/AAAAAAAAByM/TsdhO2vIKGk/w685-h453-no/Untitled.png:huh
Forum: Battle scooters 03-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By vt1099ace
much better fit than the fox sport, it just the...

much better fit than the fox sport, it just the straps are getting too loose to hold them in place so it's time to think about replacements. And like I said, maybe these Mtn bike ones could work,...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By vt1099ace
that's why I'm insisting on a CE cert for...

that's why I'm insisting on a CE cert for anything I get...right now the gear has nothing...helmet, jacket, gloves, shoes are OK...but I'm just not trusting the knees.

the knox I ordered from the...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By vt1099ace
with my own experience as a guide, it's THAT...

with my own experience as a guide, it's THAT moment of contact on a shoulder, elbow or knee or head...
Forum: Australia 03-21-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,267
Posted By vt1099ace
I have a dragon touch 7" phablet (phone+tablet),...

I have a dragon touch 7" phablet (phone+tablet), unlocked with 2 sim slots, gps, fm radio, andriod 4.4., wifi...

first thing was add another 8gb card to it (now sitting at 16gb), loaded stand...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By vt1099ace
yes but I'm also interested in getting as much...

yes but I'm also interested in getting as much functionality as possible and do double duty on the old MT bicycle too..
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,968
Posted By vt1099ace
same Ht/WT here (at one point try 325lbs!) and I...

same Ht/WT here (at one point try 325lbs!) and I can't do a ruckus...same reason.

that's why I ride my stella..but these ruckus stories keep me motivated and pumped to 'get out there'.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By vt1099ace
Looking at what's out there, it's dizzying the...

Looking at what's out there, it's dizzying the assortment of offerings, but stepping back and looking at the whole picture, most is oriented to sport-bikes, dirt riders, then adventure, cruisers seem...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By vt1099ace
things like kevlar (ie draggin jeans) like the...

things like kevlar (ie draggin jeans) like the chaps I wore on the heavy cruiser are perfectly serviceable for most 'get offs' that are no more than scrapes...they offer virtually NO protection on...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By vt1099ace
I have some Knox stealth knees coming from UK,...

I have some Knox stealth knees coming from UK, but their hung up in the post\customs so who knows when I'll get them...
I think these will find use on both scoot riding and my bike...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By vt1099ace
I ride a scooter, linking the question to here...

I ride a scooter, linking the question to here and gear gets my general bike, but more importantly, scooterist thought on how crossing over gear (and ideas and methods) could work with our aspect of...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By vt1099ace
Removable inner plastic knee cap it's...

Removable inner plastic knee cap

it's listed...
sounds like most of the protective materials can be removed, upgraded and the sleeve laundered!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By vt1099ace
straps getting too loose they keep shifting (ok,...

straps getting too loose they keep shifting (ok, the rt one, the left rest on top of my brace). Fit great the first month or so, but the elastic (like the fox sport I used before) is stretching. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By vt1099ace
I need an opinion on getting these knees....

Sound like they could work, even if BMX gear...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26395920#post26395920

the shift enforcers I have now for the scoot aren't working....
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By vt1099ace
would these knees work?

One Industries Enemy Adult Knee Guard BMX Bike Body Armor (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BTKXG0G/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A2RC1VRX8I2GWS)



Impact protection thru...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 12,733
Posted By vt1099ace
Full face or modular (flip-face) only.. For me...

Full face or modular (flip-face) only..
For me two reasons..
1) bugs/rocks...on both bikes (the big cruiser and the (now) scooter) have had flyscreen/windshields and on both I've had things 'ding'...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,472
Posted By vt1099ace
I have my tourmaster air intake jacket forsale...

I have my tourmaster air intake jacket forsale (listed in classifieds), it's a 3XLT, great shape, only a liner snap had to be repaired and that was done at a tailor. If you know anyone looking, let...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7,620
Views: 2,636,452
Posted By vt1099ace
highway 36 in CA...this bit of roadway has become...

highway 36 in CA...this bit of roadway has become a northern california ride destination:
http://surjgish.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/36_sign-1.jpg

i wonder why?:rofl BTW, thAT is NOT me...
...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-20-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,950
Posted By vt1099ace
No offense, but that's overly complex after...

No offense, but that's overly complex after reading your link...too much dependance on electronics.

I've been dropping in on this thread on hill climbs out of curiosity and to see where it leads ...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-20-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,830
Posted By vt1099ace
I picked up a hitch rack for the scooter just for...

I picked up a hitch rack for the scooter just for the purpose of getting to rallies quickly (since my 'lil 150 isn't allowed on the interstate by DMV code) and I REALLY want, no NEED to hang with...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By vt1099ace
I have my tourmaster 3XLT air intake jacket for...

I have my tourmaster 3XLT air intake jacket for sale....i'm 6'6" and topped out 328 pounds....I'm not longer that size.

I could save you money over buying new...and I have a leather jacket (size...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-14-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,830
Posted By vt1099ace
THAT! gets challenging when the road looks like...

THAT! gets challenging when the road looks like something the allies bombed in WWII...I know that because there a few like that around here.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-13-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,830
Posted By vt1099ace
OK, time for me to add to the mix... What I...

OK, time for me to add to the mix...
What I learned oing from a heavy cruiser (honda shadow ace 1100) to a 4T Stella.

the cruiser hated turning and traffic...it wallowed like a bloated Hippo....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-13-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,472
Posted By vt1099ace
pssst, guess what?:ear..they work... :lol3

pssst, guess what?:ear..they work...

:lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 01-13-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,472
Posted By vt1099ace
that's good, I hate being 'branded'..I even...

that's good, I hate being 'branded'..I even peeled the stickers off my HJC helmet and other labels when I can... :pissed
Forum: Battle scooters 01-11-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,472
Posted By vt1099ace
i need to check...is there tall sizes?

i need to check...is there tall sizes?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By vt1099ace
here's some AMA clubs/events in and around the...

here's some AMA clubs/events in and around the sacramento area you might like....my old stomping grounds :D
...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-01-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,472
Posted By vt1099ace
It has a pic of a phone on it... Both jackets...

It has a pic of a phone on it... Both jackets (riding and street)
Forum: Battle scooters 01-01-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,472
Posted By vt1099ace
I've always used the phone pocket on the inside,...

I've always used the phone pocket on the inside, even
in my non riding jacket. Nothing wrong with dayglo, I just wasn't feeling it and it was too big.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-31-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,290
Posted By vt1099ace
hell, a couple of duffels from the thrift store...

hell, a couple of duffels from the thrift store and bungees would work, its what they did before 'specialized gear' was created. :D
Forum: Battle scooters 12-31-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,290
Posted By vt1099ace
not really, check out: www.vespa360.com guy...

not really, check out:

www.vespa360.com guy took his 80's era Px200 around the world.
or
www.hondavstheworld.com used a 90cc cub to go from Fairbanks Alaska to tierra del fuego Argentina.
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