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by toot
Wed Jun 15, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My new PCX150
Replies: 14
Views: 3250

BV 350. Was just too heavy for me. Was a great scoot but not for what I wanted to use it for. All scooters gave a place. You must decide for yourself what you Re going to use it for mainly. I love the twisties. I have scoots that handle my needs if a commuter is what you need then you ant beat the B...
by toot
Wed Jun 15, 2016 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My new PCX150
Replies: 14
Views: 3250

I have had a PCX 150 since 2013. I have ridden all types Vespa Genuine Piaggio etc by far this handles the best. It blows cars off the line. You can take to the most technical twisties and doesn't miss a beat. Gets 100mpg. Almost the perfect scoot until you get to 60 mph. Then you wish you had a lit...
by toot
Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why the buddy?
Replies: 19
Views: 3273

Buddy

I have a Blackjack. Stock it is probably the best scooter I have ever owned. Have owned Honda, Vespa, Piaggio, and 4 different Genuines. This bike by far is the best handling and ride I have ever owned for what I use it for. The reason we ride the Buddy is because it feels like no other scooter out ...
by toot
Sat Apr 16, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Prima Windscreen Brackets Break
Replies: 2
Views: 3317

Puig

Get a Puig I had it on my Blur 220 when I had it.. I was great.. I posted something a while back about it, Posted pictures. Maybe you can find it. Ride safe!!!
by toot
Fri Jun 19, 2015 12:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: removing bottom handle bar panel
Replies: 1
Views: 857

go to youtube to Mitch Scooter Stuff he shows how to take a Buddy apart
by toot
Wed Jun 17, 2015 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blur
Replies: 10
Views: 1469

I have my Vespa and my Blackjack for the cool factor. Besides since I am just an old lady. Do I really care about that!!!!!
by toot
Wed Jun 17, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blur
Replies: 10
Views: 1469

At the very first service 500 miles I was told I had a nail in rear tire. They replaced it with a new one. I am assuming stock type. The tires handled very well hugged all the corners. But when I went to trade it in the rear tire had the indicator line gone and middle looked as if I would have kept,...
by toot
Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blur
Replies: 10
Views: 1469

Funny thing is I am short so the sitting position is great. You would have thought the Blur would fit better. I was always slipping forward, and would have to sit between the driver and passenger transition or I was too cramped with feet pushed to leg shield and knees wanting more room. By the way m...
by toot
Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blur
Replies: 10
Views: 1469

Blur

Traded the Blur in for a Piaggio BV 350. No matter what I did I just could not get comfy on that seat. Bike is great for handling and braking but if you are miserable it is time for a change. Hope you find what you are looking for
by toot
Mon Jun 15, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Upgrade from Buddy 125 to Blackjack worth it?
Replies: 9
Views: 1994

Worth it

I have had the 125, 170, and now the Blackjack. By far the ride better and is my favorite . I even like it better than my Blur. It carves the canyons and gets me in front of traffic. My opinion. Want to buy a Blur???
by toot
Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: honda pcx help
Replies: 12
Views: 2161

Pcx

I have one and it is the smoothest bike I have ever rode. Check tire pressure and never ride in windy conditions. I have a Givi screen on it. When wind is 15 mph and above I stay home. Good luck
by toot
Tue May 26, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stella or Buddy?
Replies: 24
Views: 3095

It all depends on the ride you want. I have had both. Sold my Stella because it was just really useless to me. Barely goes up a steep grade rides really old school. Fun if you are just wanting that vintage feel. The buddy is more reliable and can get you anywhere you want to go. I ride the Blackjack...
by toot
Sat May 23, 2015 12:10 am
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: 2011 Blur 220i buying assistance
Replies: 5
Views: 3020

I have one. it is so fun to ride in the canyon roads.. I waver back and forth between wanting to sell it, then I get on it and remove my ad. I can not believe others do not see the greatness of this little scooter. It is so much fun ride and I decided I do not care if they do not sell them anymore a...
by toot
Tue May 12, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: which would you choose buddy 125 for $900 or BJ for 1850?
Replies: 31
Views: 3379

I just mine with 900 miles for 1800. LA had a few others but around 2200 far from me. You just need to find someone who has no clue. I saw on listed for 4000. LOL :P
by toot
Thu May 07, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Better Handling Ideas!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Better Handling Ideas!!!

HI, I have a stock 4t. I enjoy this scoot alot, but I was wondering if any of you did anything to make it handle better?? I Know this is OLE SKOOL, but?? I have an issue of twitchyness at high speeds. Low speeds ok but not great, maybe that is the point of this scooter? Right now my tires are at 17 ...
by toot
Thu May 07, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: which would you choose buddy 125 for $900 or BJ for 1850?
Replies: 31
Views: 3379

Buy the Black Jack. I have had the 125, 170i, and now a Black Jack that had 900 miles. YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED. It handles better than any one.
by toot
Sat May 02, 2015 11:21 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Lowered seat for 2102 Stella 4t
Replies: 11
Views: 2454

SIP Ancilloti does not lower the seat height and you have to modify it a little because of the evap. I bought one, I love the look though
by toot
Sat Apr 18, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Scoot
Replies: 4
Views: 1140

I was talking about the tight radius curves with steep inclines. The Buddy is lighter weight and has a shorter wheel base. Just so much fun to throw around. Don't get me wrong. I ride the Blur through all the canyons. That is the whole reason I own it. But some such as Los Flores or La Tuna in Malib...
by toot
Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Scoot
Replies: 4
Views: 1140

New Scoot

I have bought 3 Buddy's during my time. A 125 stock, a 170 with the NYC front shocks, and now a Blackjack with 900 miles on it. Without a doubt the Blackjack is the best little canyon scoot! Different ride than the Blur I have. Also better handling than the other Buddy's. Lighter and more nimble tha...
by toot
Wed Apr 08, 2015 8:55 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Idle Reset Problems!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 5487

Great thanks. But it stalled on me while I was adjusting my helmet at end of my street. I tried to restart and it wouldn't. I kept holding throttle on and is still didn't start. So I turned key off and and then turned key on and restarted it . It hasn't stalled since. Maybe I did it unintensionly an...
by toot
Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:46 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Need a new ride??
Replies: 3
Views: 2543

I decided to keep it. I am selling a 2012 Honda PCX 150 instead. Thank for looking
by toot
Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:45 am
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Need a new ride??
Replies: 3
Views: 2543

Need a new ride??

Listed a 2013 Blur for sell. Give me message.. Thanks
by toot
Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:18 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Idle Reset Problems!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 5487

According to the service receipt. That is exactly what they did. Heard that even if you reset it still happens on the Blurs. Just hope it doesn't happen when I am going down a steep grade and have someone behind me :x
by toot
Wed Mar 11, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Idle Reset Problems!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 5487

Idle Reset Problems!!!

I have had my Blur for about a year. It would cut out on me several times, the bike just stopped at various times idling. Going down grades, at signals, etc.. I just had the idle reset during my last service a week ago at 1500 miles.. Today it did it again. This dealer is a authorized Genuine Dealer...
by toot
Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:50 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: That yearnin', burnin' feelin' !
Replies: 9
Views: 2408

Hey I talked to you before, I have the same Stella.. I like what you have done, BUT how much weight did you add on your bike.. Lots of ad ons there.. By the way been riding all winter here in SO Cal :D
You will be on the road soon :) :)
by toot
Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: New 4T exhaust from Tasso
Replies: 42
Views: 11725

No rejet

Eric. Read that exhaust is tuned to stock on web site. What would happen if you just bolted on and did not rejet? No other upgrades on engine. Would it run like crap?? :roll:
by toot
Sat Feb 07, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wanna go 100MPH? On a Scooter?
Replies: 43
Views: 6798

Too Much!!

Isn't the whole point of a scooter is that it is a scooter??? :goofy: :goofy: :goofy: :goofy: :goofy:
by toot
Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Lowered Stella 4 Stroke Seat
Replies: 0
Views: 1173

Lowered Stella 4 Stroke Seat

Hi, has anyone modified a ANCILLOTTI style or lowered racer seat to fit a 4 stoke?? Found one in England, BUT price of seat and 85 Pounds to ship to me is way too much. Thought if anyone has done it cheaper and has pictures please let me know. Did one mod on a cheap India Seat, but it just doesn't l...
by toot
Thu Jan 22, 2015 3:17 am
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Blur Sex Appeal
Replies: 21
Views: 4838

Blur vs Buddy

Boy am I late to respond to the question about the Blur vs the Buddy.. You really can not compare them, they are a totally different ride. Buddy small, and flickable in the turns, but not that sport bike feel I was after. The Blur is just perfect for canyon roads. Stiff when you want it to be, light...
by toot
Wed May 28, 2014 2:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buddy Upgrades or Blur 220i
Replies: 27
Views: 3292

Honda Forza.. Sat on one today.. I have a PCX 150 love it, but would love the 300cc. Take a look
by toot
Tue May 27, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Blur Sex Appeal
Replies: 21
Views: 4838

That would be sooooo sweet :D
by toot
Tue May 27, 2014 3:01 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Blur Sex Appeal
Replies: 21
Views: 4838

I love my Blur. I got it for one reason. Twisty canyon roads. It handles perfectly and is light enough to throw around with out worrying about shifting. I love it. Each scooter has a place or a market. It is just when profit margin is involved there may not be the absolute perfect scooter here in th...
by toot
Thu May 22, 2014 2:57 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: 2013 Stella OTD $3300 Good Deal? thoughts....
Replies: 16
Views: 2752

Epic Motorsports in Goleta will match Thousand Oaks Powersports. Both dealers want to move them out. Epic will charge less prep fees though. Good luck
by toot
Wed May 21, 2014 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where did you ride your scooter today (or recently)?
Replies: 16
Views: 2119

Balcom Canyon to Santa Paula. Short but sweet :D
by toot
Tue May 06, 2014 3:10 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: New 2013 Stella. Uber exited. Any Mods CDI, etc?
Replies: 27
Views: 5476

Talked to that because dealer is blowing out Stellas I guess.... But I got same price too at a different dealer. Not much want for Stella in our area... Too bad they are a sweet ride :D :D :D :D
by toot
Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:51 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Euro PX seat for Stella 4T
Replies: 9
Views: 1511

Did u find out if it fits??? Let us know :wink:
by toot
Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Post your favorite scooter road
Replies: 34
Views: 3045

Mulholland to Stunt Rd. to top, then down to Las Virgines. What a beautiful twisty road. At top view to San Fernando Valley one side of peak to Malibu and Santa Monica on other side. :D :D :D :D :D
by toot
Thu Apr 24, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Semi-Urgent, New Blur, 3 Issues
Replies: 10
Views: 3022

Exact thing happened to me. Going down serious steep part of Snake part of Mullholand my Blur stalled out too. I was so lucky no one was behind me. I could pull over and restart. It started right up and said to my self " What T F ". I am glad that this is a common thing, but also upset for...
by toot
Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introduction!
Replies: 13
Views: 2059

Cool first scoot and second one is quite interesting. Welcome :D :wink:
by toot
Mon Apr 07, 2014 12:49 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Front mudflap install
Replies: 7
Views: 1190

You Did It!!!

Good job, Terri :D :D :D :D
by toot
Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:48 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Seat Mods
Replies: 3
Views: 1015

Seat Mods

Anyone modified a low profile seat to fit a Stella 4t instead of 2t?? Let me know which seat and PICTURES of how!!! :shock: :shock: :shock: 8)
by toot
Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Low Profile Seat
Replies: 14
Views: 3930

I got the low profile but I still have one foot or both very tippy toes. My inseam is 28". If hers is longer that it will be better. Just was not safe at all with stock seat. Take care
by toot
Thu Apr 03, 2014 3:19 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Low Profile Seat
Replies: 14
Views: 3930

You just unscrew the original one and screw the new one on!!! One of the easiest mods you can do!! :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :D :D :D :D
Ride Safe, post pictures!!!!
by toot
Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More foot pegs update
Replies: 3
Views: 858

I never could get comfortable riding my 170 I so I sold it and got the Blur. My feet just never felt in the right place. Over edge or cramped. I would get leg cramps after 20 miles. I loved the handling in the twisty roads and if I had seen this I may have kept it. Cool idea :D
by toot
Tue Mar 25, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2014 Harley-Davidson Street 750 & 500
Replies: 105
Views: 8439

Thanks. I like Harley's. It is just I would rather ride scooters. I love the way they ride. :wink:
by toot
Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2014 Harley-Davidson Street 750 & 500
Replies: 105
Views: 8439

I think it looks nice. There is a Harley dealer 1 mile from me, maybe I will take a look see, AND Ride my VESPA away.. :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
by toot
Tue Mar 25, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new Buddy, new member
Replies: 13
Views: 1352

Stock light sockets are right under front cover. Have done it twice meaning dead light turn signal adapter. There is a thread You can order from VSP. Makes you really visible from the front or just plug original ones in. As usual it depends on State Law if remove. Have fun
by toot
Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new Buddy, new member
Replies: 13
Views: 1352

Windscreen

I put a 2006 Cupinni windscreen that I modified to fit the new style headlight. It looked so nice and worked perfectly. I liked that look so much better BUT I sold my 170i and got a Blur.
by toot
Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Set time on clock
Replies: 3
Views: 3151

Couldn't do it until right now.. Forgot to tell me to put key in and turn to start without engine running... Once I did that I could reset the clock.. Thanks. :roll: :clap: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd:
by toot
Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:57 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: New 4T exhaust from Tasso
Replies: 42
Views: 11725

Post pics of install and jet change... Make it a HOW TO!!! That way I can do it myself when I need a New Exhaust :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: :nerd: