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Forum: Battle Scooters 06-30-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By creighta
The helix was probably my most comfortable like...

The helix was probably my most comfortable like but the laid back position aggravated my back problems pretty quickly. On short trips my majesty is nice, but the 650 burgman is probably the winner...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-30-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By creighta
Dakotav8 This is why i posted here. looking for...

Dakotav8 This is why i posted here. looking for first hand knowledge. How many miles do you have on your 03 now?
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-29-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,426
Posted By creighta
If you buy one you will find that you will have...

If you buy one you will find that you will have to take the longest route home from work in order to stay in the saddle just a bit longer.
This will make your wife mad causing you to go for a ride...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-29-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By creighta
Thanks for the input, everyone. The 03 model...

Thanks for the input, everyone. The 03 model year is what has me concerned with the burgman and that seems to be the concensus. The bike is well maintained by myself for the last year and by a...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-26-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,791
Posted By creighta
great choice. Every time i compare my majesty to...

great choice. Every time i compare my majesty to other bikes it seems to come in number two in almost every category. maybe not the best at any one thing but overall one of the best maxis made.
My...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-26-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By creighta
drain gas, clean the carb, replace the spark...

drain gas, clean the carb, replace the spark plug. with out any gas in it spray some starting fluid in the plug hold then replace the plug and see if it will fire.
If so clean the tank, add fresh...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-26-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By creighta
08 cfmoto 250= 78mpg 08 majesty= 60-65mpg 05...

08 cfmoto 250= 78mpg
08 majesty= 60-65mpg
05 eton beemer ii= 70mpg

All are hard to really figure because 150mi / 2 vs 2.2gal is a big difference in mileage but not much difference in fuel when...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-26-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By creighta
03 burgman perspectives wanted

I have a majesty 400 now with 15k miles and love it but it is a little cramped for long rides which i do maybe once a year. I am mostly a commuter 11 months of of the year on my bike. I have the...
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-17-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,435
Posted By creighta
i have a bestem t-box on mine and love it. I...

i have a bestem t-box on mine and love it. I didn't duty any mounting hardware either, just bent a piece of 1.5" metal and drilled it to bolt to the backrest holes then bolted the case to that.
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-19-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By creighta
soak it in pure pinesol for a day or two then...

soak it in pure pinesol for a day or two then gently try to work it out with a small pair of pliers. if it doesn't come loose easily try filling the chamber with penetrating oil over night and try...
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-19-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By creighta
very nice of you. wish it would fit my dad's...

very nice of you. wish it would fit my dad's silver wing.
Forum: Battle Scooters 07-29-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 76,904
Posted By creighta
A few tags back was a historic site. Good try...

A few tags back was a historic site. Good try just too late for the tag

Sent from my C771 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-24-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,106
Posted By creighta
for $1500 you could try a Zuma. if you aren't...

for $1500 you could try a Zuma. if you aren't happy with it you will probably be able to get your money back. on the other hand, personally, i loved my 150 and rarely typed 50mph, but the 400 have...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-22-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By creighta
ever notice the horn and the starter are...

ever notice the horn and the starter are identical buttons on most bikes, just on different sides?

i used to hit the wrong one all the time. gets a lot of funny looks in a crouded parking lot.
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-17-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 76,904
Posted By creighta
And the new tag is an airport or airplane. ...

And the new tag is an airport or airplane.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/18/e4y9umum.jpg

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Forum: Battle Scooters 06-17-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 76,904
Posted By creighta
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/18/bysavy8u.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/18/bysavy8u.jpg

Sent from my C771 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-17-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 76,904
Posted By creighta
Sent from my C771 using Tapatalk 2

Sent from my C771 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-16-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 76,904
Posted By creighta
I got this! New brewery in Williamsburg Ohio....

I got this! New brewery in Williamsburg Ohio. Nice people, gave me a tour when I stopped for the picture.

Now I just have to figure out how to upload the picture
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-13-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 76,904
Posted By creighta
damn! i was headed for the ferry today! next...

damn! i was headed for the ferry today! next tag? next tag?:clap
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-13-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By creighta
my camera couldn't do night pics for comparison,...

my camera couldn't do night pics for comparison, sorry. the bulb isn't halogen, it has led lights around it and what looks like an led flashlight in the front of the bulb that doesn't rely on the...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,061
Posted By creighta
stupid question but is your emergency kill switch...

stupid question but is your emergency kill switch on?
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-11-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,061
Posted By creighta
the $5 pump is going to go bad faster than the...

the $5 pump is going to go bad faster than the $40 one, but you could replace it several times for the price. if the bike was bigger i would suggest an electric swap. not sure the 50 puts out enough...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-11-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,061
Posted By creighta
pulse pumps go bad. i have changed several. if...

pulse pumps go bad. i have changed several. if you just stuck on the line nothing is going to happen, you need a vacuum pulse so suck, release, suck.... you get the idea. if it is good you will...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-09-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By creighta
jtech led headlight

i picked up an Eton beamer 50cc last week. the headlight was downright dangerous at night maybe 20' visibility. i ordered a jtech 35w led off eBay Friday and installed it this evening. Wow. bright...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-09-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,502
Posted By creighta
i think, from the sound of things that you really...

i think, from the sound of things that you really need a Yamaha R6. helmets are a bad idea, also so don't waste time with them just open it up dump the clutch and go as fast as you can up the hill. ...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-05-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,504
Posted By creighta
i ride a majesdty and love it, but the rear seat...

i ride a majesdty and love it, but the rear seat is too wide and the pillion foot pegs are low so my wife complains about how uncomfortable it is. My dad has a silvering that is a great bike and...
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-20-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,131
Posted By creighta
ok, what's up with teachers and scooters? im 35,...

ok, what's up with teachers and scooters? im 35, married, 2 kids, and an also a teacher. i started riding 8 years ago when my father, a retired teacher and principal, brought home a Chinese 150. i...
Forum: Battle Scooters 02-01-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,208
Posted By creighta
i don't know much about kymco, but if it is based...

i don't know much about kymco, but if it is based on a gy6 my money is on valve adjustment. i would replaced the spark plug and check the vacuum fuel shutoff if it has one. then adjust those valves,...
Forum: Battle Scooters 08-02-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By creighta
went to killboyz yesterday. we stopped at deals...

went to killboyz yesterday. we stopped at deals gap at 8:30 am and the first picture on the website is at 9:57.

only real pic i have is from an overlook on 441. had to stop to get a pic of the...
Forum: Battle Scooters 07-31-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By creighta
finally hit the dragon

after several years of talking about it, my dad and i finally took off to pigeon forge area to ride the dragon. we trailered dads silverwing and my majesty down to pigeon forge Sunday and rode out...
Forum: Battle Scooters 07-08-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,840
Posted By creighta
i have been wanting to do this too. i just like...

i have been wanting to do this too. i just like scooting better than mc for some reason. there were some vids on a thread a while back of Zuma s being used for mx riding, that would be a good place...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,752
Posted By creighta
I fell into the exact same decision last year. ...

I fell into the exact same decision last year. The reports on BurgmanUSA dissuaded me from buying. Everything I read ranked the majesty as one of the most reliable scooters made...i have been happy...
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-24-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By creighta
i would go scooter. the helix or cfmoto clone...

i would go scooter. the helix or cfmoto clone are good choices. imo a 150 may be too small on country roads your 50mph limit will likely mean a 65mph commute. I used a fashion 250 to commute for a...
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-18-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,508
Posted By creighta
5 kids, $550, thats gonna be one hell of a...

5 kids, $550, thats gonna be one hell of a vacation
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-17-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,182
Posted By creighta
the 300 size is great for rural area. you cant...

the 300 size is great for rural area. you cant go wrong with either bike, I am bias, but fwiw my majesty has been great for our rural area and highway travel and can be found used around the $3000...
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-13-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,589
Posted By creighta
i am pretty sure that is the same thing harley...

i am pretty sure that is the same thing harley riders say about the shadow riders that say it about the scooterists that are too busy enjoying themselves to give a damn.:clap

welcome aboard, its...
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-08-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,077
Posted By creighta
did you pick one yet? be sure to ride, not...

did you pick one yet?

be sure to ride, not just set on them. i hated the majesty when i set on it, but love the seat once i rode it.
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-06-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,351
Posted By creighta
we have ridden several miles of dirt and gravel...

we have ridden several miles of dirt and gravel on maxi-scoots(silverwing, majesty, and a helix) but never any steep hills or ruts like most fire roads. even on good solid bikes they sound like they...
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-06-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,083
Posted By creighta
that video may very well have answered the...

that video may very well have answered the question! i was leaning toward a Zuma 50 already.
also found this, but chinese.......
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-05-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By creighta
perfect bike for that area. you can run any...

perfect bike for that area. you can run any errand you need on that one and keep up with legal speeds in the burbs.
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