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Forum: Battle scooters 07-22-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 16,233
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Doh!!

I went out to get that tag this morning Captn. You beat me to it; nice.
GH
Forum: Battle scooters 07-04-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I can't answer that, but you should get an answer...

I can't answer that, but you should get an answer here:
http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?24-Aprilia-and-Piaggio-150cc-350cc
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Thanks for the pics!

I am still interested in seeing one. Remember, this is targeting mostly non-motorcyclists. I still get the impression that Honda is trying to get people to buy this instead of a car. I do wish the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-28-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,064
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Great stuff Klaviator! Enjoy seeing your pics and...

Great stuff Klaviator! Enjoy seeing your pics and narration.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-26-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I felt the same way and originally wanted a 50cc...

I felt the same way and originally wanted a 50cc zuma or something just to get taste. After lots of thought and reading here, I knew that I'd need something bigger if I liked it, and I do love it. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By GREY.HOUND
great report and looks like an amazing ride. I...

great report and looks like an amazing ride. I spent some time on your forum before deciding on my SC250; it's a great place for info on the pcx.
GH
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Thanks for the offer. I've seen your reports on...

Thanks for the offer. I've seen your reports on both bikes; you know the Sierra's are great for riding. That's where I spend most of my time: Bass Lake, Shaver Lake regularly and a few times the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Jerry, your RE would be great for that road. ...

Jerry, your RE would be great for that road.

I still have plans for something bigger in the future; but not for this type of ride obviously.

Regardless, it's a great road and great bike for it.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By GREY.HOUND
It's not the right time. When I saw the price,...

It's not the right time. When I saw the price, $7999 for a new c600 it got my impulses up. Then the B400 brand new for $5500. I need to keep my head on straight and not drop a whole bunch of cash...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By GREY.HOUND
We don't need no stinking bigger scooter!

Another cliche coming: Love the one your with. After all the chatter I've had recently about moving to a more tour oriented scooter, I realized the cure was not a bigger scooter, but to use the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-20-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,507
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Well to be honest, I'm not a fan of the looks of...

Well to be honest, I'm not a fan of the looks of either of the Burgmen (pl.) scooters. But they are both so practical. In fact I can see myself cruising to Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP again this summer...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,507
Posted By GREY.HOUND
The way I see it, anything that contributes to...

The way I see it, anything that contributes to the benefits or weaknesses of the B400 is good info.

I currently have city grips in my sportcity and feel they are really good tires.

Sent from my...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,507
Posted By GREY.HOUND
It's a local dealer so I will go back and take a...

It's a local dealer so I will go back and take a look. I was originally looking at the 3 honda 700's and the Burgman 650. The B650 just isn't attractive to me. The 3 honda's would all be over $10k...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-16-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,507
Posted By GREY.HOUND
To be honest, it wasn't even a bike on my radar...

To be honest, it wasn't even a bike on my radar since I already have the Sportcity. But, when leaving the showroom I saw the sticker and thought wow, "It will do everything I my SC will do + the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,507
Posted By GREY.HOUND
My biggest concern is highway stability. I know...

My biggest concern is highway stability. I know it isn't designed for it compared to the bigger bikes. I know my Sportcity will do over 70, I just did a run where my max speed (during that ride) was...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,507
Posted By GREY.HOUND
2012 Brand New Burgman 400; to good of a deal?

Local dealer has an NOS B400 with a sticker on it for $5500 or something like that. I've been thinking about getting a scooter with a little more umph for traveling and wonder if I should jump on...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 21,508
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Awesome! best wishes for everyone involved.

Awesome! best wishes for everyone involved.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,970
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I am in Fresno. The mirrors take some getting...

I am in Fresno. The mirrors take some getting used to. Quality is great though. It is a rare occasion I spend this type of money on something purely cosmetic. It is part of my plan to make this a...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-03-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 47,464
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Great! You're gonna love it.

Great! You're gonna love it.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-01-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,970
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Just installed a pair of CRG bar end mirrors...

Just installed a pair of CRG bar end mirrors today. Can't comment too much on visibilty since I only took it around the block to get a feel for them.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,799
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Timing Chain tensioner recall

This is good news if you ask me; seems to be the biggest complaint about the bike.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,695
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Promo Video from Japan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PK7cxzFTMKw

I know there is not a lot of love for this bike, but I am truly interested. Aside from the front view, I kind of like it. Of course, I haven't seen one...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 27,103
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Yeah, definitely some things I think my pose a...

Yeah, definitely some things I think my pose a problem but maybe not.

There are supposedly two models: NM4-1 and NM4-2; the latter comes standard with the 22 liter side cases built in. The other...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 27,103
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Let's not forget the purpose of the NM4. It is...

Let's not forget the purpose of the NM4. It is designed as an alternative to a car. If you think about entry price and what you get: ABS, DCT Auto, standard storage both front and back. All for the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 27,103
Posted By GREY.HOUND
From this angle I really like it: ...

From this angle I really like it:

http://response.jp/imgs/feed_l/690332.jpg

But I the specs say it will come with side cases standard. while functional, they do take away some of the cool...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,695
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Link to specs and some features

technical specifications here; It is heavy at 562lbs.

Some other features:
liquid-cooled SOHC eight-valve 670cc parallel-twin engine
low seat height of 25.6 inches along with the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,695
Posted By GREY.HOUND
another video; black and about 5 minutes long. ...

another video; black and about 5 minutes long.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrUvAtHMi1w&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,695
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I really don't think this bike is designed to...

I really don't think this bike is designed to replace motorcycles. I think it is designed to make people choose a motorcycle over a car for their primary transport.

$11k, 60+ mpg, a couple of...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,695
Posted By GREY.HOUND
video here: ...

video here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7UWPojVDkqA
And I think this bike is a perfect idea for urban or suburban transport. If the side cases as shown on the other...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Check this out; may have to read a little though ...

Check this out; may have to read a little though

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=918432
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 16,233
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Nice tags!

Nice tags!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 16,233
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I don't live in Clovis but the city hall is easy...

I don't live in Clovis but the city hall is easy to get to and not busy. The golf course is 5 minutes from my house on the San Joaquin River; the course not my house.

Love my SC 250

Sent from...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 16,233
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Here is the previous tag; hope this counts. ...

Here is the previous tag; hope this counts.
http://i1003.photobucket.com/albums/af152/greyhound99_photos/CivicCenter_zps70b4555f.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 16,233
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Great idea, it seems everyone else has one why...

Great idea, it seems everyone else has one why not us?

For the record, I plan on getting this tag today; unless someone beats me to it.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,157
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I just want to repeat myself if I already said...

I just want to repeat myself if I already said this, great thread. While I do think I want to add something bigger for longer and faster rides, I wonder if I really would use it ad much as I imagine....
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,157
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I'm relatively new to riding; got my license in...

I'm relatively new to riding; got my license in November 2012. I have put just over 7000 miles on my Sportcity 250. I'm 41 and married with two kids; none of whom have ever been on the bike.

I...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-17-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,695
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Funny thing, I was looking for more info on it...

Funny thing, I was looking for more info on it and scrolled through some photos. After about 8 pics or so a picture of the ctx700 came up and it looked downright boring. Interesting.

Sent from my...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-17-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,970
Posted By GREY.HOUND
Yeah, it took 4 days to arrive and 5 minutes to...

Yeah, it took 4 days to arrive and 5 minutes to replace. Less than $9 delivered. Af1 is amazing!

Sent from my Kindle Fire using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,695
Posted By GREY.HOUND
While I think the front view is really hideous, I...

While I think the front view is really hideous, I don't really think the rest looks too bad. I will definitely visit the local dealer just to check it out if they get one.

Specs say it has an...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,970
Posted By GREY.HOUND
I placed an order from Af1. Hopefully it's in...

I placed an order from Af1. Hopefully it's in stock; $3 part, $9 shipping oh well as long as it arrives I'm good.

I was wondering if the green stuff was corrosion, it was suggested that it was...
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