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Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 873
Posted By GREY.HOUND
My Aprilia Sportcity 250 gets about 72 mpg. 75...

My Aprilia Sportcity 250 gets about 72 mpg. 75 mpg a couple of times. I ride between 45 and 65 mph. Hardly ever go above 65 on it; top speed is about 80 via gps.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,136
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Thumb agreed

agreed
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 32,094
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By GREY.HOUND
When I was looking for one for the BMW scoot, the...

When I was looking for one for the BMW scoot, the TMAX bag popped up a few times about fitting the Maj. just fine. I got mine from Amazon, about $100.

Also, 2 or 3 guys on the BMW forums have...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Nice looking ride. Thanks.

Nice looking ride. Thanks.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-12-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Thanks for the heads up on tire pressure. I...

Thanks for the heads up on tire pressure. I noticed the tire says 42psi max and bmw recommend 36 .
Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,835
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Like! Good for both of you. something tells me...

Like! Good for both of you. something tells me this bike will get lots of seat time.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Yeah, don't get me wrong I love the SC. It is my...

Yeah, don't get me wrong I love the SC. It is my local bike now. Maybe new springs some day, what kind?
Forum: Battle scooters 05-07-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,961
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Great stuff! Thanks

Great stuff! Thanks
Forum: Battle scooters 05-05-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 908
Posted By GREY.HOUND
great pics and looks like a wonderful ride.

great pics and looks like a wonderful ride.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-01-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Love it! Especially since it was 94 degrees here...

Love it! Especially since it was 94 degrees here today; everything is so green there.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-01-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I think it's really good. I really notice how bad...

I think it's really good. I really notice how bad my Aprilia sportcity suspension is in comparison.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
TMAX tunnel bag for my BMW

The newest addition to my scoot. Fits well and should work as well or better than the BMW bag. Plus the BMW bag is $150, this was $95.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Yeah. At first I was just commuting and riding...

Yeah. At first I was just commuting and riding the same roads as on my Aprilia and didn't really get to experience everything the BMW has to offer. This thing is amazing!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-27-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I'm interested in this, how do you attach it to...

I'm interested in this, how do you attach it to the scooter itself? What secures it while in motion?

thanks.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-26-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
yeah, now that the weather has warmed up I've...

yeah, now that the weather has warmed up I've really gotten a chance to see what it can do.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-26-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 57,902
Posted By GREY.HOUND
A spring storm came through early yesterday; left...

A spring storm came through early yesterday; left us with this.
Looking south on California highway 33 &41 intersection.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Well, I decided to take off on a ride today at...

Well, I decided to take off on a ride today at the tail end of a storm. According to Motorcycle magazine, one of the best places to ride in N. America ...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-17-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Awesome! Love the blue.

Awesome! Love the blue.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 66,822
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Good lookin' ride there. I still smile every time...

Good lookin' ride there. I still smile every time I ride it.

As a side note, thanks everyone here on ADV that owned one and sold it and stated how much they regret it. After "upgrading" to the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Welcome from a fellow BMW scooter owner, C600. I...

Welcome from a fellow BMW scooter owner, C600. I pretty much feel the same way overall. Love the bike but don't envy you riding in SF on that thing. You'll adjust to the size, don't worry.

If you...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Oh, and mileage. Starting to get over 50 mpg now;...

Oh, and mileage. Starting to get over 50 mpg now; traveling better than commuting for sure. Also with the windscreen in different positions it affects mpg.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
A little ride today with my wife again.

Went up to a place called Bass Lake in the Sierra's. We just had a storm blow through Tuesday so I thought I'd get out and see.
Plus, my wife just got some riding shoes; TCX womens' street boots.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,824
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
About half way down is the maintenance schedule. ...

About half way down is the maintenance schedule.

http://www.webbikeworld.com/bmw-c-650-gt/bmw-scooter-maintenance-schedule/

No, I haven't figured out the cost or really looked around for it. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
No; 3 years; 36,000 miles. maintenance items are...

No; 3 years; 36,000 miles. maintenance items are not covered.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I ride it almost every day to work and weekends...

I ride it almost every day to work and weekends for fun.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Yeah, I was a little worried about the...

Yeah, I was a little worried about the reliability but as of yet nothing to write home about. Seems the initial issues with the scooters have been resolved by BMW and no new reports on the two BMW...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
No I didn't. The Burgman 650 was just too big...

No I didn't. The Burgman 650 was just too big pysically in my opinion. Dealer in town had one, kept going to look at it but every time I just couldn't get myself to like it.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
89 Octane

89 Octane
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Tough day today, spent 2 hours out here. :ksteve ...

Tough day today, spent 2 hours out here. :ksteve

http://i1003.photobucket.com/albums/af152/greyhound99_photos/th_20150402_131315_1_zpsloohmbd5.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-28-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,376
Posted By GREY.HOUND
That's BS man!

That's BS man!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-11-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,337
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I was very interested in this bike originally....

I was very interested in this bike originally. Though it seems a little too low to the ground with very little clearance. Also, the lack of accessories were a turn off.

Remember the purpose behind...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-11-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,337
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I like it; especially without the side cases.

I like it; especially without the side cases.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-09-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,801
Posted By GREY.HOUND
It's been a while since I updated this. Nothing...

It's been a while since I updated this. Nothing really groundbreaking to report. I have about 1500 miles now and no problems other than those caused by me.

I ride to work probably 3-4 days per...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Sell the one you won't miss. As in, "Hey I'm...

Sell the one you won't miss. As in, "Hey I'm going to take the__________ for a ride tomorr...Oh hell I don't have it anymore!"

And I also agree a 150 scooter would be a great.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,905
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I prefer upright, but find I move my feet around...

I prefer upright, but find I move my feet around regularly, but spend more time upright.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-27-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,445
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Most non-bikers have assumed I "finally got a...

Most non-bikers have assumed I "finally got a motorcycle" when seeing my BMW scooter. Not that it matters, but to the majority of folks it doesn't matter, two wheels are two wheels.

As for me,...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-14-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Another "Uber scooter shoot out" review

http://www.motorcycle.com/shoot-outs/2013-uber-scooter-shootout-video


BMW 650 GT; Burgman 650; Kymco 700; Silverwing

might as well put them in the same thread.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-14-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,136
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I cross shopped All of the Honda DCT's, Aprila...

I cross shopped All of the Honda DCT's, Aprila Mana, and even some standard MC's. Ultimately it was a scooter I wanted.

I do think the TMAX is an incredible scooter. I find it more attractive than...
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