ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: gec343
Forum: Battle Scooters Yesterday, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By gec343
I am planning on a new Burgman 650 soon. If you...

I am planning on a new Burgman 650 soon. If you want lot's of opinions, http://burgmanusa.com
Forum: Hacks 06-25-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,504
Posted By gec343
My heart aches for you. I cannot imagine the...

My heart aches for you. I cannot imagine the pain. My dog, Pugsley, has logged over 68,000 miles with me on three different bikes.

Pugsley has Separation Anxiety, so doubtful he'll ever be...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-23-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By gec343
Sorry to hear of the issue with your PCX. ...

Sorry to hear of the issue with your PCX. However, I have zero ideas on the possible solution to the problem.
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-21-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,831
Posted By gec343
I'd buy one too, but hope they dump the chain...

I'd buy one too, but hope they dump the chain drive, go with a belt, etc.:gerg
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-21-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,831
Posted By gec343
Thanks for stating your opinion on the DCT. A...

Thanks for stating your opinion on the DCT. A couple of weeks ago I rode the CTX700/DCT. I rode it just 12 miles, but loved it.

Now, just hoping that Honda introduces a new DCT maxi scooter in...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-17-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,531
Posted By gec343
Pugsley doesn't have a blog, at least not yet!:D

Pugsley doesn't have a blog, at least not yet!:D
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-17-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,531
Posted By gec343
http://i1210.photobucket.com/albums/cc418/treeman1...

http://i1210.photobucket.com/albums/cc418/treeman1941/PA010346_zps33891442.jpg

Okay, this is the best I can do.:evil
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-17-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,531
Posted By gec343
For some reason, just found this thread. I've...

For some reason, just found this thread. I've thoroughly enjoyed reading all of the posts, pictures, etc.

My dog, Pugsley has logged over 67,000 miles with me on three different bikes. He...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-13-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By gec343
I fully appreciate your thoughts on this issue. ...

I fully appreciate your thoughts on this issue. Presently, the PCX is number one on my list. The dilemma is, can I configure the PCX it to meet Pugsley's needs for comfort and safety?
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-13-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,655
Posted By gec343
Is that statement politically correct? Can we...

Is that statement politically correct? Can we say "should be white"? You may be in trouble! Very strange world.:norton
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-06-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By gec343
Hi Maddiedog I agree with you. When Pugsley...

Hi Maddiedog

I agree with you. When Pugsley was young, I carried him in an old large tourbox with top removed. That was on my W650, and the box was on the luggage rack. While traveling on the...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-05-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By gec343
I fully appreciate all of the excellent advice on...

I fully appreciate all of the excellent advice on "Scooters in An Excursion van". My latest plan is taking out the rear seat/bed, then purchasing a PCX or Forza 300 to carry back there.

As far as...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-04-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By gec343
Good advice. Unfortunately, I sold the Vespa...

Good advice. Unfortunately, I sold the Vespa about a month ago prior to getting this van. Must remove from list.

I never wanted a van, but this was a deal I couldn't resist. A little bragging...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-04-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By gec343
I would like something for short rides, maybe 100...

I would like something for short rides, maybe 100 miles, lunch/breakfast runs, etc. The scooter also must be equipped with a method for carrying my 33# Pug/Lapso Apso. We've logged over 66,000...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-04-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By gec343
I appreciate your input. Being new to vans, not...

I appreciate your input. Being new to vans, not too up on how to describe. It is a Ford Econoline E150 Excursion style. I just measured the space from the side doors. Looks like it would...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-04-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By gec343
Scooters in Excursion Vans

I recently purchased a 1998 Ford Excursion Van E150. The van has just 36,000 original miles. Beautiful shape except for a squirrel invasion which caused a hole in the headliner.

Anyway, I'm...
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-11-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,294
Posted By gec343
Could be, but let's keep the Burgman...

Could be, but let's keep the Burgman conversations alive. Maxi scooters make sense, no doubt!
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-09-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,981
Posted By gec343
Sounds like you have a patriotic neighbor, a...

Sounds like you have a patriotic neighbor, a "military lifer" No higher honor than serving in the U.S. Military! Cowards need nor apply!
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-09-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By gec343
The scooter seems like an excellent value, priced...

The scooter seems like an excellent value, priced less that a Ruckus, etc. However, it's probably made in China, and if so, I wouldn't touch it.
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-09-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,294
Posted By gec343
I presently ride a Gold Wing, but plan on...

I presently ride a Gold Wing, but plan on switching to a new 2015 Burgman 650 soon, possibly this Spring. I've been researching the Burgman 650 for a couple of years, and almost impossible to find...
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-25-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,536
Posted By gec343
You are very generous, and a gentleman!:clap

You are very generous, and a gentleman!:clap
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-23-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,373
Posted By gec343
[QUOTE=taranaki;26638619]Low-miles Diablo on a...

[QUOTE=taranaki;26638619]Low-miles Diablo on a Burgman 400. Screw entered about midway between center and shoulder. Deflated after I parked it - no sidewall damage.

Some say never patch a...
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-14-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,849
Posted By gec343
I agree on all points!

I agree on all points!
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-14-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,329
Posted By gec343
Thanks, Simbaboy. I am planning on taking you up...

Thanks, Simbaboy. I am planning on taking you up on that offer, but have not yet been on my Wing. I live on a dirt/gravel road, still muddy, etc.
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-13-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,849
Posted By gec343
I've stopped at three Suzuki dealers in the last...

I've stopped at three Suzuki dealers in the last few months. The salesman knew almost zero about the Burgman, but took my phone number, said they'd research it, get back with me, etc. No Burgman's...
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-09-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 206,785
Posted By gec343
You are a lucky man! Nothing like getting an...

You are a lucky man! Nothing like getting an excellent deal!
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-09-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,849
Posted By gec343
I have zero doubt but what you're right. ...

I have zero doubt but what you're right. However, I already have a Vespa 250, so need something for long distance touring. My only pillion passenger is my 33# Pug, but we still have to carry...
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-09-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,849
Posted By gec343
I would consider the Burgman 400, but being a...

I would consider the Burgman 400, but being a single cylinder turns me off. I like the smoothness of twins, plus I still tour cross country, so the 650 fits in better.

In reality, I want a new...
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-05-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,329
Posted By gec343
Scott, Thanks much for your opinion, much...

Scott,

Thanks much for your opinion, much appreciated. I am aware of the engine braking on the Burgman 650, but will be getting a new one, so they say it has a lot less of the "jerkiness".

I...
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-04-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,329
Posted By gec343
It appears as though the Silverwing will not be...

It appears as though the Silverwing will not be replaced, so seriously considering a Burgman 650.
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-03-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,655
Posted By gec343
Did you test ride a Burgman 650 before buying the...

Did you test ride a Burgman 650 before buying the BMW? Just wondering, since I'll be test riding both of those soon.
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-01-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,849
Posted By gec343
Thanks for the excellent review. I'm planning on...

Thanks for the excellent review. I'm planning on switching from my present Gold Wing to a new Burgman, probably this Spring. I've not ridden the Burgman 650 yet.
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-01-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,159
Posted By gec343
Glad to hear you have no injuries. In my...

Glad to hear you have no injuries. In my opinion, ABS brakes are a must have on any scooter or motorcycle.
Forum: Battle Scooters 03-30-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,854
Posted By gec343
[QUOTE=Shepski;26471675]My Wife loves Maxi...

[QUOTE=Shepski;26471675]My Wife loves Maxi Scooters, she now rides the Silverwing all the time, and wants a T Max. We were talking about bike stereotypes the other day she said and this is only her...
Forum: Battle Scooters 03-23-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,329
Posted By gec343
Yes, Gold Wing's are addictive. I actually live...

Yes, Gold Wing's are addictive. I actually live South of Evart, so Dewitt would be less than a two hour ride.
Forum: Battle Scooters 03-21-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,329
Posted By gec343
My riding buddy, Pugsley: ...

My riding buddy, Pugsley: http://i1210.photobucket.com/albums/cc418/treeman1941/PA010346-1.jpg
Forum: Battle Scooters 03-21-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,329
Posted By gec343
Hi Simba, You sir, are a gentleman. I may...

Hi Simba,

You sir, are a gentleman. I may take you up on your kind offer when the weather warms up a bit. I just put new plates on the Gold Wing yesterday, so maybe I'll ride down there, then we...
Forum: Battle Scooters 03-21-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,329
Posted By gec343
Good point, and may be a possibility. My Honda...

Good point, and may be a possibility. My Honda sales manager thinks the NM4 replaced the Silverwing. I hope he's wrong.

If Honda doesn't replace the Silverwing soon I'll be riding a new Burgman...
Forum: Battle Scooters 03-20-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,329
Posted By gec343
Any new rumors?

Any new rumors?
Forum: Battle Scooters 03-18-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 33,015
Posted By gec343
I'm hoping that starting with the 2013 Burgman...

I'm hoping that starting with the 2013 Burgman 650's revamped CVT the problem is solved. I'm planning on switching from my Gold Wing to a new 2015 Burgman 650 this year. I will get the extended...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 10:30 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015