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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 07:46 AM
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Posted By scootrboi
Jet

I have heard this song for maybe 40 years and have no idea what he is singing about. Could be a carburetor jet.
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
<iframe width="853" height="480"...

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Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
the latest in metaphysical technology

the latest in metaphysical technology
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Tailgate motif

Tailgate motif
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
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His spirit is too filed with the milk of human kindness to destroy every...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
The Puch has the distinction in the motorcycle...

The Puch has the distinction in the motorcycle community of having more pronunciations than vehicles.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2015, 06:55 PM
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Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Thanks for the ride report and pictures, Red...

Thanks for the ride report and pictures, Red Arrow and I were struck by the terrain and went looking for a Macbeth quote. Making the trip on a small displacement machine makes it all the more...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Lo Thanksoks like a real opportunity. You...

Lo Thanksoks like a real opportunity. You probably know about the parts availability. I have found the Heinkel to be a satisfying ride for most of my life and recommend it highly.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-05-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,176
Posted By scootrboi
That is very good performance. It might have...

That is very good performance. It might have something to do with the weight of the machine. I have noticed that German manufacturers make heavy looking machines that are quite light. I recently took...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,176
Posted By scootrboi
convenience

Automatic transmissions and mediocre (stylish) streamlining. However much heat is created with the V belt drive is an indication of wasted energy. And there is a lot of weight in the chassis of the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
At long last

A bargain. Turns over with key. All those parts are available with a membership at coop salvage prices. Oldhippie, here is your Heinkel.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2015, 06:04 PM
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Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
World's Fastest Aero

I was following it at 57 mph on the original VDO speedometer with 120/90 tires, adjusting the speed to 60 mph. She was taking me to the design limits of my perfect running Heinkel. Her cruising speed...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-31-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Go to www.heinkeltourist.com for information...

Go to www.heinkeltourist.com for information about the Heinkelfest. That is the website of Mike McWilliams, who is organizing the event. Registration will open soon, and will remain open till August...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
My old GS 160 topped out at 55mph. I didn't know...

My old GS 160 topped out at 55mph. I didn't know what a fine machine that was. No one rode scooters back then in central VT except me and my brother Frank.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
I wrote to the organizer about the scheduled...

I wrote to the organizer about the scheduled meals. They are optional, and are just at nearby restaurants. Apparently there is no entrance fee, no additional charges. We just have to pay for our own...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Highway 80

http://i1381.photobucket.com/albums/ah230/ADVRedArrow10/1634c759-271e-439d-b526-36fb1353d498_zpsu1my4ozr.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-28-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
This was a repaint. The original lettering job...

This was a repaint. The original lettering job was from 1999. It was still readable.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-28-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
tall wheels w/spare

Now that is a scooter.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2015, 08:34 AM
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Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Same planet, different worlds

<iframe width="640" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/tnVKGgPpETs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Battle scooters 03-24-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
In 2002 I had both Heinkels running and...

In 2002 I had both Heinkels running and registered, then I burned a valve in the 1965. It was October, the scooter was my ride to my new part time job, and the older one would not start, the starter...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
On the way into the shop where the Victory was...

On the way into the shop where the Victory was waiting, Red Arrow and I stopped to admire one motorcycle- it was a silver SR400. That is my kind of motorcycle. Light, simple, standard riding posture....
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
For a few years I have been striping motorcycles...

For a few years I have been striping motorcycles for a man in Bolton, VT who restores mostly BMWs and Triumphs. So I have gotten some experience doing the contour line work. I am not much on the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Eek I used to think Vermont was a damp place, but...

I used to think Vermont was a damp place, but that spark plug has some impressive rust on it. Is it the fog that works that way on metal?
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
moment of Truth

An interesting episode in Aero's revival came after we installed the new parts in the carburetor, and went outside to fasten the throttle cable to the throttle valve. The spring that goes inside the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
In Vermont, people are getting their driveways...

In Vermont, people are getting their driveways plowed. I have been profiling in Brewery Gulch and cruising downtown Bisbee. It is fun to ride around the clusters of Harleys that come into Bisbee. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,324
Posted By scootrboi
I met Gene at Bear Mountain Park north of NYC at...

I met Gene at Bear Mountain Park north of NYC at the 1991 or 2 Checkered Demon Rally. He organized the gathering, and it was my introduction to the late 20th century scooter scene, after being the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-11-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Eek http://i1381.photobucket.com/albums/ah230/ADVRedAr...

http://i1381.photobucket.com/albums/ah230/ADVRedArrow10/P1060707_zps1wyoms0g.jpg (http://s1381.photobucket.com/user/ADVRedArrow10/media/P1060707_zps1wyoms0g.jpg.html)

When Red Arrow and I were...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-07-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Laugh <iframe width="640" height="480"...

<iframe width="640" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/BVL7gLwzct0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> :freaky
Forum: Battle scooters 03-06-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Eek Same planet, different worlds

The Aero 125 carburetor is distinctly different from the Elite 125 carburetor. I have an Elite I bought new in 1984, and put in storage for many years. When I at last had time to bring it back to...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
<iframe width="640" height="480"...

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Will the standard test with the two leads and a battery be enough of a...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
There is a facebook page for the Heinkelfest. It...

There is a facebook page for the Heinkelfest. It is in Colorado Springs
http://www.heinkeltourist.com/heinkelfest2015.htm Sept 8 and lasts 5 days. We are trailering the Heinkel and maybe...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-27-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
A few years ago an old girlfriend and I had a fun...

A few years ago an old girlfriend and I had a fun conversation figuring out how many times wood warmed you. We had it up to 14, but she balked at my proposal that brushing the creosote out of the...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
That would work well on the philosophical points....

That would work well on the philosophical points.

What a relief it was to discover the loose wire! Last fall I replaced the carbon brushes on my other Heinkel, and removal of the engine is the...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-19-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
It is like this

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Forum: Battle scooters 02-18-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Der Heinkel

The roads around here are less hilly than in Vermont, despite the 5000 ft. altitude. I look forward to the long flat highways for the sustained speeds I will be able to enjoy. Without the constant...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-15-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
East Heinkel West Heinkel

I still have my shop back in Vermont. My 1960 Heinkel is there for when I go back occasionally to work for my Vermont customers, the ones who can wait for me to letter their trucks and paint their...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-14-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
The Heinkel has landed

http://i1381.photobucket.com/albums/ah230/ADVRedArrow10/P1060618_zpspzlqrewu.jpg (http://s1381.photobucket.com/user/ADVRedArrow10/media/P1060618_zpspzlqrewu.jpg.html)

We removed the scooter frame...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-14-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Laugh tire pressure

Still have some numbness in my toes. The Great White North was getting the best of me after all those years. But now my parka is hanging on its own special hook like a trophy bearskin, and RedArrow...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-11-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,127
Posted By scootrboi
Cool2 I already think I have died and gone to heaven.

I already think I have died and gone to heaven.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 16,914
Views: 10,618,366
Posted By scootrboi
and his merry men

bowsexual?
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