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Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,397
Posted By cosybike
How to damage Fuel pumps efficiently.

1 - Book scooter in for service.
2 - Get chum to help with his van. mention just before loading, careful we don't ground it...
3 - load succesfully
4 - unload, downhill, ramp is now a little...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-29-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,397
Posted By cosybike
Daelim - Honda Link

They made some engines for Honda at one time. I doubt they still do.

I have a Fuel injected Daelim and it is very Hondaesque. Tidy wiring, reliable and expensive parts.

(Never failed...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-23-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,638
Posted By cosybike
Me

I fitted a Denali LED to help the high beam on my wee scoot. a Daelim S1.

Replacing the original lamp would not work as the high low/beam reflector would not work and you would blind everyone...
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,646
Posted By cosybike
This happens to my pal.

His Workshop Lights go out when ever there is a power disturbance or switchover. They are not hot restrike either which is annoying. Its only this winter he has noticed as the weather has been...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 25,106
Posted By cosybike
Excellent! Glad you enjoyed it.

but see that bit at the bottom left of Scotland with all the islands. Argyll and Bute.

YOU ALL MISS IT OUT! Please stop blasting up the A82 or the A9. You are Missing a great bit!! I can't...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,197
Posted By cosybike
I like my Samsung EX 1 F1.8

Big wide super bright lens. Hardly ever use the flash. Makes idiots look like they at least tried.
No HD video but it does still's so well you'll not be too bothered.

You don't even need to...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-12-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 39,850
Posted By cosybike
yep!

Looks like the nicer scoots are coming to uk at last. Kymco downtown etc. And the Daelim S3 is in france...not here yet but you never know...


Some of the eastern stuff is just ugly. Daelim S2...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-12-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 339,397
Posted By cosybike
White Rim Canyon

Sunset and approaching thunder storm at White Rim Canyon Utah.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-25-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,462
Posted By cosybike
Been commuting for the last week at -1 (30F)

Do I get a prize?

I will draw the line at the forecast snow.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,922
Posted By cosybike
Maybe its just a torqy motor?

Maybe its just a torqy/low gearing motor and he can pull away with just the clutch?
Forum: Battle scooters 11-19-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,211
Posted By cosybike
The Mp3 LT (Wide track) has a footbrake, but this...

The Mp3 LT (Wide track) has a footbrake, but this may only be a euro model?(classed as a car)
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 22,203
Posted By cosybike
Aw wit man!

All that trigonometry in reflector design and filament placement wasted!

You could stick a million watt LED attached to a circuit board in there and it still wouldn't work...unless you can get...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,620
Posted By cosybike
American Charlie Boorman!

Even got the same stubble.

What a load of faff. Pack what you think you need. Then half it. That's what you actually need.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,090
Posted By cosybike
Dinnae drink too much now!

12 cases of EAH worldwide where the person has died. And it can be caused by isotonic drinks too.

The American College of sports medicine is sponsored by...Gatorade (pepsiCo), Mars and Coke.
I'd...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-12-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,288
Posted By cosybike
No

Must be 125 cc plus in the UK. learners cannot tow a trailer.

VOSA/DVLA and your insurance company will tell you more.
Forum: Face plant 06-18-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 210,046
Posted By cosybike
Would Tonto be a good name for you now? Since...

Would Tonto be a good name for you now? Since you got knocked of your steed by the Lawn Arranger.....
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 23,251
Posted By cosybike
Smaushin Report.

More more! - I love other peoples views on home!

Another Real Scot here...Glad you liked it, even with a service industry that needs its ass kicked, (Some of us are trying to do something about...
Forum: Europe 04-07-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,299
Posted By cosybike
You can thunder up the A82 if you want

But you will miss a huge chunk of the West Coast. You can always nip east again to glencoe on the way up. The castles over here are even older than Edinburgh and free to get into. Dundee to...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-04-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By cosybike
Day 2 Loch Lomond and Dukes Pass. (Passable!) I'm off to buy a camera now...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_u-DMg4-XIfs/S4_VHexzDjI/AAAAAAAAANg/tExoBGtCEeE/s320/DSC00018-705747.JPG...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,988
Posted By cosybike
[quote=lilolita]The Rabbit is based on the Ducati...

[quote=lilolita]The Rabbit is based on the Ducati Cruiser.
http://www.ducati.it/heritage/anni50/cruiser/cruiser.jhtml
http://scootergy.com/news/uploads/image/Ducati/1952%20Ducati%20Cruiser.jpg

...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By cosybike
It's a Daelim S1 , Fuel injected 125. 2009 ...

It's a Daelim S1 , Fuel injected 125. 2009 Obviously with heated grips.

Last years attempt to gain a bike licence failed due to a crap piaggio x9. No training could be done because it was in a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By cosybike
My first Long ride today. 172 miles

Must get a decent camera. Kyles of Bute, Tighnabruaich
...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,861
Posted By cosybike
Quality I reckon.

There are no loose threads and I don't see them falling apart easily. There is space to add back armour if you want or change the existing armour.

I have used them for the last year and despite...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,861
Posted By cosybike
Thats what I've got.

Minor irritations
The pocket liners stick to your hands and pull themselves inside out.
The waterproof liner is a bit of a sweaty faff especially in the jacket. I just stick a ordinary waterproof...
Forum: Europe 02-12-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,763
Posted By cosybike
What about renting a youth Hostel?

You can get all of Loch Lomond Youth hostel if you want.

It's a large stately home.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-04-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,736
Posted By cosybike
Ambitious learner wishes he'd never discovered ADV

It's cost me a flippin fortune but it seems like I'm not the only dafty....Hello I'm Iain, I feel I can post now I have wheels that work...After a false start last year with a piaggio X9 that...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-28-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By cosybike
Brilliant work.

I suppose I'll have to go to portugal now to equal that.

Should you ever be stuck for spares/repairs up in that direction Kyle at http://www.wallacemotorcyclelogistics.co.uk will come and rescue...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-20-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,642
Posted By cosybike
The Aprilia area 51 has hub steering too. ...

The Aprilia area 51 has hub steering too.

http://www.motorbox.com/Upload/A/ApriliaArea51s-001-f.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 10-13-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,778
Posted By cosybike
If you HAVE to motorise a bicycle I think electric would be better.

The power assist Emotions (Spain) are great. I've tried them. An engine on a bicycle seems pointless unless its a purpose built motorbike.

http://onbike.co.uk/

But a fit bloke in the military...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,506,353
Posted By cosybike
Absolutely Brilliant! Well done!

I hold Nathan, Dot, Doug and that crazy wee asian girl entirely responsible for any future mishaps I should encounter. Just inspirational. I'm off planning right now.....
Forum: Europe 06-17-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,624
Posted By cosybike
Nope its not scotland

Vegetation is too natural, and the retaining wall looks mainland european.

Also a road that small in scotland would be singletrack with passing places and not maintained to that standard.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-13-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 1,299,504
Posted By cosybike
I'm just a beginner but here is mine

Update - The X9 kept breaking and the Carb is a nightmare. Italian electrics and poor support have put me off italian stuff. We will see how the koreans do now.
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