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by dcedce
Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you use to lock your buddy in parking lot/sidewalk?
Replies: 17
Views: 2067

Use a big chain and secure it to the bike by something other than a wheel. Either wrap it around the floorboard or through some other immovable part of the body. I always locked my last scooter's front wheel to a post with a heavy duty chain and lock. One morning I left for work and discovered that ...
by dcedce
Sat Aug 26, 2006 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buddy Parking Etiquette
Replies: 27
Views: 3465

A quick warning about sidewalk parking. Here in the DC area at least, parking a licensed scooter on any sidewalk area -- whether or not it's out of the way/not blocking anything -- can earn you a $100 ticket for "parking a motorcycle on the sidewalk." I found that out the hard way just las...
by dcedce
Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: seat latch
Replies: 10
Views: 1934

Of course! I'll give some WD40 a try. Thanks!
by dcedce
Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: speedometer accuracy
Replies: 22
Views: 3121

from a post on another forum... My wife and I took a trip (her in our car, me on the buddy) to gauge the speeds according to the speedometer and actual top speed. Here's what we found: Buddy says ??mph - Actual Speed 30 - 28 35 - 31 40 - 36 45 - 40 50 - 45 55 - 49 60 - 53 65 - 59 That was the top sp...
by dcedce
Mon Jul 24, 2006 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: seat latch
Replies: 10
Views: 1934

seat latch

There was a post about this earlier, but I wanted to bring the issue up again. The seat latch on my otherwise nearly perfect Buddy started to fail very early on and has now stopped working completely. I have to turn the key with one hand and pop the seat open with the other hand. I admit that it's o...
by dcedce
Mon Jul 24, 2006 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: speedometer accuracy
Replies: 22
Views: 3121

speedometer accuracy

Buddy 125 owner new to the forum here. I'm extremely happy with the Buddy -- it gets me back and forth to work every day in style. But I do have two small issues/concerns/complaints -- one is with the seat latch (which I'm going to ask about in another post) and the other is with the speedometer. I'...