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Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,593
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Hi Stephanie - Kurt here, I bought your...

Hi Stephanie -

Kurt here, I bought your handlebar mitt-things from you last fall. It's great that you are taking the time to make this trip - I'm sure it will have both challenges and rewards for...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,146
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Lit Motors "Kubo" (Video...

Lit Motors "Kubo" (Video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iM8YLEsanI)) - electric powered. A gas engine would be better, IMO. :)
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Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,228
Posted By WheelsnKeels
They are the same - inasmuch as the Lance...

They are the same - inasmuch as the Lance Powersports FB page is where they direct Sym owners...

My guess would be that Alliance was set up as said above - for legal purposes having to do with...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,228
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Now THAT right there is funny! :clap:bow ...

Now THAT right there is funny! :clap:bow

Thanks for the laughter. :)
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,228
Posted By WheelsnKeels
hexnut - No, the Wolf is a Taiwanese product. ...

hexnut - No, the Wolf is a Taiwanese product.

Todays news - by becoming public/vocal after waiting over 5 weeks for parts needed for the bike to run with no communication from Lance (or anyone)...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-07-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,228
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Yeah, AMAC, I have thought about that... :huh...

Yeah, AMAC, I have thought about that... :huh :evil Hopefully I won't lose too much if I sell - which I don't really want to do, if I can help it. I'd like to have the Wolf and my CB350 in the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-07-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,228
Posted By WheelsnKeels
fullmetal - I was looking for a small vintage...

fullmetal - I was looking for a small vintage Honda in my area and at the time, pickings were sparse - and come to think of it, I don't think I have ever seen much of vintage anything under 250 on...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-06-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,228
Posted By WheelsnKeels
There is a thread on this topic over at the Sym...

There is a thread on this topic over at the Sym Forum (where Lance reps do not participate any longer, despite full knowledge of the place, having formerly participated there a couple years ago when...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-05-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,228
Posted By WheelsnKeels
longhaul - I have a Buddy Italia that I bought...

longhaul - I have a Buddy Italia that I bought before the Wolf, and it is a nice piece of work. The Wolf edges it out a bit in the "fun" department, but that scoot is sure convenient for errands and...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-05-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,228
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Yamageek - I beg to differ :wink:, in that I...

Yamageek - I beg to differ :wink:, in that I think the two are closer in their lineage than what you propose. From what I see of the CB125S engine in pictures, it looks *identical* to what my Wolf...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-05-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,228
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Hi Brian - Thanks for the reply! I do think...

Hi Brian - Thanks for the reply!

I do think that the Wolf is a great product, and would guess based solely on it that other Sym bikes are as well, but - Lance/Alliance, I have found this company...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-05-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,228
Posted By WheelsnKeels
I've been one of the most vocal Wolf proponents...

I've been one of the most vocal Wolf proponents around since I got mine last year, and while I do love the bike, I can no longer recommend that people in the USA buy them. Why?

Because of the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9,991
Views: 3,173,455
Posted By WheelsnKeels
3sum/Chris - Sorry I scared you, but I do have to...

3sum/Chris - Sorry I scared you, but I do have to admit that that was my intent... ;D One less in the hands of a potential butcher. You didn't have to see the other two I found while searching that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-23-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 246,487
Posted By WheelsnKeels
This has been mostly a "boat/sailing stuff"...

This has been mostly a "boat/sailing stuff" storage area due to the cold of winterness, but now we are switching seasons and a good cleanup/organization effort is underway.

First task was to move...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 199,483
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Where do you put the giant metal box panniers and...

Where do you put the giant metal box panniers and tail bag?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 16,828
Posted By WheelsnKeels
On the off-chance that the stars align and I get...

On the off-chance that the stars align and I get the time off and don't have some couch surfers here that weekend, is it OK to just show up (with the requisite likker)?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 570,938
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Wanted - highway/crash bar for '72 CB350 twin...

Wanted - highway/crash bar for '72 CB350 twin and/or sissy bar, same bike.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,540
Posted By WheelsnKeels
kraven - I just picked up this 350 from up...

kraven -

I just picked up this 350 from up near you (kind of), in Pendleton, SC, over by Clemson. 1 owner, 6,800 on the odo, all stock. I am with you in the "anti-" frame of mind, not even...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,322
Posted By WheelsnKeels
dsanta (& Wildman) - Generally I like stock...

dsanta (& Wildman) -

Generally I like stock bikes better than the 'cafe racers' or 'bobbers' I see out there, but this is an example of a modding done righteous. :)

I do have a Q: How do you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9,991
Views: 3,173,455
Posted By WheelsnKeels
My "fleet" - In the back of this top pic is my...

My "fleet" - In the back of this top pic is my Genuine Buddy Italia 150. A blast for short, around town riding. In front of her is the '12 SYM Wolf Classic 150.
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Forum: Battle scooters 10-24-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,732
Posted By WheelsnKeels
I purchased my '12 Wolf in late July and have put...

I purchased my '12 Wolf in late July and have put ~1800 miles on her, mostly in-town but including a trip of over 500 highway miles to the NC mountains last week, loaded with 70+ lbs of...
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Hi Gale - Sounds like a great story, maybe...

Hi Gale -

Sounds like a great story, maybe one of the earliest of ADV Rides...? :) The Kickstarter campaign is near 75% funded, with less than a half day to go. It's going to be close, but I hope...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-11-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,732
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Hi Jerry - I've a bit over 1K miles in the...

Hi Jerry -

I've a bit over 1K miles in the saddle of my Wolf now, and can tell you that quality is not an issue; also, from what I've read the Wolf is made in the same factory as the scooters. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,838
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Looks familiar. :thumb ...and I'm with you -...

Looks familiar. :thumb ...and I'm with you - Small is Fun! :nod

Heading out Thursday or Friday solo, 360m to Bryson City, there to meet up with some friends on larger bikes. Spend a couple or...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-08-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,118
Posted By WheelsnKeels
There ya go - instead of a new bike, just get a...

There ya go - instead of a new bike, just get a complete second set of wheels, ready to swap for whichever activity... :D

That's a nice looking bike.

Good luck in your search for "motorvana"....
Forum: Old's Cool 10-08-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,118
Posted By WheelsnKeels
buildadog - I don't know where you are in NC, but...

buildadog - I don't know where you are in NC, but this TU250 popped up on CL today, it's just over the NC/SC line in Little River.

2012 model w/warranty, rack, bags, other upgrades, 1500 miles...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By WheelsnKeels
I lived in Indy about 15 years ago, and a scooter...

I lived in Indy about 15 years ago, and a scooter should be a lot of fun there. I was just west of Meridian near Holliday Park and worked over in Broad Ripple, a scoot would have been ideal for that...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-08-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,118
Posted By WheelsnKeels
buildadog, it is almost perfect, for me. It has...

buildadog, it is almost perfect, for me. It has plenty of zip for use in the small towns and back roads here in the flatlands of the Lowcountry. I have not ridden it in hills yet, but I would guess...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,732
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Heh, "bottom of the food chain"... Au contraire,...

Heh, "bottom of the food chain"... Au contraire, friend! :)

When I first decided I'd like to get back into riding, I thought I would have to buy a vintage bike. I specifically wanted a small...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,118
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Adding for accuracy in numbers: I've had a Wolf...

Adding for accuracy in numbers: I've had a Wolf Classic 150 for about 2 months and put a bit over 1000 miles on it. Around town mileage is mid to upper 80's. Mileage drops out on the highway when you...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,123,947
Posted By WheelsnKeels
NJ-Brett - Not sure if you were asking about...

NJ-Brett -

Not sure if you were asking about my Wolf, but that was what you attached in the picture with your question, so...

I rode her on some dirt last weekend; it handles hard pack w/some...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,123,947
Posted By WheelsnKeels
stevewatkin - what happened to your picture? I...

stevewatkin - what happened to your picture? I did see it before it disappeared, it was a great shot. :)

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Here's what I've wound up with, for now at least, with the Wolf. 17.5"x12"x.75"...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-13-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4,384
Views: 1,634,215
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Shot by Gabriel Olsen...

Shot by Gabriel Olsen (https://www.facebook.com/gabriel.olsen) & posted here w/permission. Such a great shot of an old thumper, I thought others would like it. :)
...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-10-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 540,645
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Not many 'tent spaces' on the SC coast, so I...

Not many 'tent spaces' on the SC coast, so I thought I'd offer what I can here in Georgetown, SC, halfway between Myrtle Beach and Charleston...

With some (short) notice, I can put up 1 or 2 on a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,123,947
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Just an FYI for the few people who expressed an...

Just an FYI for the few people who expressed an interest in the Boyt case - it is back on woot.com for 5 days or until sold out, for $84.99 & IIRC $5 shipping, click here...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,123,947
Posted By WheelsnKeels
SAPB - That little Mountainped is badazz. :D ...

SAPB - That little Mountainped is badazz. :D

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You're right - I don't *have* to use this hard case for touring or my work (small town general IT shop); this is more about creating the space...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,123,947
Posted By WheelsnKeels
I should reiterate that my camping kit is all ULW...

I should reiterate that my camping kit is all ULW gear. Backpacking, my loaded pack is ~15#'s with food for 2-3 days. In a 'yak or on a mountain bike I might bring a pound or two of "luxury items",...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,123,947
Posted By WheelsnKeels
Brett & Glenn - It does look giant in the pics....

Brett & Glenn - It does look giant in the pics. :D And while it is fairly large, it really isn't super-size; it won't hold a helmet, for instance. It doesn't look so out of proportion IRL, I think...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,123,947
Posted By WheelsnKeels
The hard case I ordered last week came in today...

The hard case I ordered last week came in today so I did some playing around with mounting ideas and have found what I think will be a workable solution.

It involves removing foam at the rear of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,123,947
Posted By WheelsnKeels
There was/is some discussion of this topic I...

There was/is some discussion of this topic I found by accident last night on a website called "ecomodder" (forum thread here...
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