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  Topic: Towing a small trailer
DO3

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 12:27 pm   Subject: Towing a small trailer
How big of a trailer are you thinking about pulling? Unless you're thinking about one of those little PAV type things I don't think you're going to find much. I know guys that pull small trailers wi ...
  Topic: Stella with Sidecar
DO3

Replies: 3
Views: 8284

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2008 4:56 pm   Subject: Stella with Sidecar
I've got an 03 stella with a cozy sidecar on it. They are a different animal than scooter. It's ton's of fun and will get noticed everywhere you go. You don't need any weight in the sidecar, but i ...
  Topic: Rattle My Bones pics are up
DO3

Replies: 10
Views: 1823

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 6:53 pm   Subject: Rattle My Bones pics are up
Yes, but he can pull the sled like a champion...

http://angbarclay.typepad.com/photos/rally/rally73.jpg
  Topic: Show A Picture Of The Next Scooter You Want To Own
DO3

Replies: 63
Views: 5369

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:02 am   Subject: Re: Show A Picture Of The Next Scooter You Want To Own
The much anticipated CMSI "L-Series" Lambretta but I want mine in Pearl White.

http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o35/twharton1/newlambi.jpg

I'd love a GTS but am holding my breath (an ...
  Topic: Rattlemybones MN
DO3

Replies: 19
Views: 1816

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2007 11:13 am   Subject: Rattlemybones MN
Kevin,

I'll be there. I'm planning on bringing the lammy on your friday night newbie ride. I'll probably have to haul it up to the cities on the back of my Yukon though Sad It's not as fast as ...
  Topic: Rattling dash...?
DO3

Replies: 9
Views: 1119

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:39 pm   Subject: Rattling dash...?
Mine had a rattle or buzz and it came from the lower portion of the horncast and the way it mounted. I tracked it down but never figured out a good fix.
  Topic: No longer a wannabe....
DO3

Replies: 7
Views: 971

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:34 pm   Subject: No longer a wannabe....
Schweet, finally found that sunset 50 that's been evading you. Enjoy.
  Topic: I hate you all ........(kidding)
DO3

Replies: 6
Views: 861

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 2:33 am   Subject: I hate you all ........(kidding)
You're in southern MN huh? I know where a guy could find an almost new B125 for $2k, with a small windshield...Don't hate, join the club!
http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/topic1689.html

Shameless ...
  Topic: Rattlemybones MN
DO3

Replies: 19
Views: 1816

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 10:08 pm   Subject: Rattlemybones MN
dsleedesign will be there since he is organizing it, I'm sure Kevin K will be there as well. He seems to be very active locally (Minnescoota and TNR). There are a number of other MN members, hopeful ...
  Topic: Funniest thing happened today.
DO3

Replies: 5
Views: 793

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 1:18 pm   Subject: Funniest thing happened today.
I would have laughed.
  Topic: Rattlemybones MN
DO3

Replies: 19
Views: 1816

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 4:03 am   Subject: Rattlemybones MN
I'll be there as well. If I still have my Buddy I might bring it up for one of the rides, otherwise it'll be the Lambretta.

I'm pre-registered too, wanted the t-shirt ahead of time to help promote ...
  Topic: Any suggestions on where to buy a new belt?
DO3

Replies: 22
Views: 1176

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:01 pm   Subject: Any suggestions on where to buy a new belt?

I don't care if i'm a "noob"

There is a difference between being a noob and acting like a noob.
  Topic: Any suggestions on where to buy a new belt?
DO3

Replies: 22
Views: 1176

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 10:35 pm   Subject: Any suggestions on where to buy a new belt?
Crying or Very sad a little louder will ya.

5) you're new to this board and creating an image as a jerk right off the bat.

I second that motion. You obviously haven't been on this board long enough to get ...
  Topic: buddy's got a new roommate
DO3

Replies: 14
Views: 1385

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2007 5:48 pm   Subject: buddy's got a new roommate
Nice lammy. I second the call for more pics.
  Topic: other pictures of non-buddy or scooter stuff
DO3

Replies: 103
Views: 10206

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:41 pm   Subject: other pictures of non-buddy or scooter stuff
Here is a non-buddy but scooter related pic. I just picked it up tonight.

Right on!

How can you spot a Lambretta from 100 yards away?

It's the scooter with the side cowels off!

Bwah ha ha ...
  Topic: other pictures of non-buddy or scooter stuff
DO3

Replies: 103
Views: 10206

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:17 pm   Subject: other pictures of non-buddy or scooter stuff
louie,

Reason 1) 49cc and below doesn't need a permit or motorcycle endorsment as the B125 would. 2) I wouldn't cry (at all) if the Elite got laid down.

Once said person feels comfortable on a s ...
  Topic: other pictures of non-buddy or scooter stuff
DO3

Replies: 103
Views: 10206

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2007 4:25 am   Subject: other pictures of non-buddy or scooter stuff
This all started when I re-inhertited a 50cc honda elite last year that I rode around campus years ago. I bought the Buddy 125 last year and really caught the bug. I've been searching for a while fo ...
  Topic: other pictures of non-buddy or scooter stuff
DO3

Replies: 103
Views: 10206

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:32 am   Subject: other pictures of non-buddy or scooter stuff
Here is a non-buddy but scooter related pic. I just picked it up tonight.
  Topic: Mean ol' Wind (knocked Buddy over, again)
DO3

Replies: 30
Views: 2668

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2007 9:06 pm   Subject: Mean ol' Wind (knocked Buddy over, again)
How about leaving the cover off on the windy nights? Is the cover acting like a sail and catching the air/wind where as without the cover the air could move through the scoot better? I'm thinking th ...
  Topic: Put on the PRIMA pipe today
DO3

Replies: 31
Views: 2875

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 2:27 am   Subject: Put on the PRIMA pipe today
Like Keys said, the pipe is very simple to install. Mine was a little tricky to get the bolts lined back up (I think my bracket was slightly bent). You don't need jack up the scooter or anything, ju ...
  Topic: Finally, my maiden voyage
DO3

Replies: 2
Views: 673

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 1:38 am   Subject: Finally, my maiden voyage
Awesome! Glad to hear you found two wheels that fit. The break in period is the worst, how can you find enough miles (at under 36 mph) to follow the manual to the T. Good luck and enjoy.
  Topic: *Trumpetting* Dun-Du-Du-Dun
DO3

Replies: 27
Views: 1616

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2007 2:56 pm   Subject: *Trumpetting* Dun-Du-Du-Dun
Nice. So the plan was for hers and his buddy's right? So did you lose the savings race or just being a gentleman and buying hers first?

I'm sure his won't be too far behind the arrival of hers. ...
  Topic: Any word on the cylinder kit from SW?
DO3

Replies: 21
Views: 1629

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 10:41 pm   Subject: Any word on the cylinder kit from SW?
Yes but nascar engines are 5.7 liters, running about 700 hp and our buddies are 125cc and probably about 10 hp max.

700/5.700= 123 hp/l

10/.125= 80 hp/l


They're pushing those engines a lot ...
  Topic: WKRP Scooter Rally 2007
DO3

Replies: 35
Views: 2490

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 11:19 pm   Subject: WKRP Scooter Rally 2007
AxeYrCat

Can you explain the scum-buddy? I don't get it.
  Topic: Am I safe enough?
DO3

Replies: 6
Views: 1219

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 12:33 pm   Subject: Am I safe enough?
I'd say ditch the flannel for a riding jacket with some armor, but it sound like you're going that route already. I have a Joe Rocket textile jacket that works get, plenty on ventilation for the hot ...
  Topic: First real Buddy ride
DO3

Replies: 14
Views: 1695

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:14 pm   Subject: First real Buddy ride
joelh-

I seriously dislike the looks of a windshield on any bike but I won't be taking my shorty off the buddy any time soon. I read it was the best bang for the buck mod out there and now I agree ...
  Topic: First real Buddy ride
DO3

Replies: 14
Views: 1695

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:20 pm   Subject: First real Buddy ride
I can't say I'd run out and buy a rocket but man are they fun. I take my brothers tuned ZX-9R out every once in a while and man that thing is a rush. First gear pulls somewhere around 70 MPH at 13,0 ...
  Topic: First real Buddy ride
DO3

Replies: 14
Views: 1695

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:59 pm   Subject: First real Buddy ride
axiom007- Do you have other two wheeler experience as well or just the buddy? I agree with you, I've never found the buddy to be twitchy at 55+ either. Although I did think the addition of the small ...
  Topic: 65 mph only 130 miles in?
DO3

Replies: 7
Views: 1146

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:23 pm   Subject: 65 mph only 130 miles in?
There are many reports of people running their buddies wide open for long periods of time (POCphi, keys, and several others). I've run mine for 45 miles (round trip being 90 miles) pretty much wide o ...
  Topic: Getting Reckless
DO3

Replies: 6
Views: 974

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 02, 2007 12:11 am   Subject: Getting Reckless
I know the feeling, I got that way on my Elite 50 back when I rode it around campus. I had a couple scary center stand scrapes and actually laid it down once. I started respecting it again after tha ...
  Topic: Latest Buddy Mods (Pics Included)
DO3

Replies: 27
Views: 5054

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:31 pm   Subject: Latest Buddy Mods (Pics Included)
I like the red on black, looks nice. The 8 ball valve stems are good too.

How does that Yoshi pipe sound?
  Topic: Commuting Help, Please
DO3

Replies: 76
Views: 5774

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 2:54 am   Subject: Commuting Help, Please
I commute about 20 miles on posted 55mph roads on occasion and every now and then road trip a little. The buddy is a great scooter and is much more capable than it probably should be for a 125 but I ...
  Topic: Best Places To Scooter?
DO3

Replies: 11
Views: 992

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2007 5:52 pm   Subject: Best Places To Scooter?
I did a little over 100 miles yesterday at 95% WOT. I have a short windshield and the prima pipe. On my way south fighting the wind I was holding 60-65 buddy-mph (indicated) and the way home 65-70. ...
  Topic: Windshield
DO3

Replies: 28
Views: 3044

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2007 11:56 pm   Subject: Windshield
For $10 you could probably buy some automotive window tint and put that on the Genuine shorty. The contours on the short screen don't look too bad to manage.


To add a question to the windscreen ...
  Topic: What style helmet do you wear?
DO3

Replies: 78
Views: 6111

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:29 am   Subject: What style helmet do you wear?
I wear a full face Scorpion when commuting or for long fast rides. I'll grab the 3/4 with face sheild if I'm putting around town or giving my kids around the neighborhood. They wear a youth sized fu ...
  Topic: Prima pipe. Is it running rich, lean or ok now?
DO3

Replies: 7
Views: 1182

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2007 11:28 pm   Subject: Prima pipe. Is it running rich, lean or ok now?
I just pulled the plug and after 45 hard miles it looks great. I'm not concerned about the mixture anymore.

I am hoping that the tank full of last years gas with stabil in it is the reason I'm not ...
  Topic: Prima pipe. Is it running rich, lean or ok now?
DO3

Replies: 7
Views: 1182

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2007 6:15 pm   Subject: Prima pipe. Is it running rich, lean or ok now?
I just put on the prima pipe for the 125 last night. I've got about 30 miles on it now and bewteen the head and halfway to the muffler the chrome is starting to discolor. Is this a sign of running r ...
  Topic: What Does It Mean?
DO3

Replies: 16
Views: 2035

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2007 1:20 pm   Subject: What Does It Mean?
Like you said, scooters seem to mean something different to everybody. Everything I'm trying to change or don't like about my scoot point to buying a motorcycle or a larger maxi scoot, but for some r ...
  Topic: Mods, Mods, and more Mods.......
DO3

Replies: 56
Views: 9020

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:56 pm   Subject: Mods, Mods, and more Mods.......
You can't just remove it, you'll have to cut it down. The license plate and the light above it are held in place by the mud flap assembly. I took mine off last night, drew a line across the bottom o ...
  Topic: Any word on the cylinder kit from SW?
DO3

Replies: 21
Views: 1629

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2007 8:43 pm   Subject: Any word on the cylinder kit from SW?
If the Prima pipe voids it, I'd be very sure a cylinder kit would as well.
  Topic: Any word on the cylinder kit from SW?
DO3

Replies: 21
Views: 1629

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2007 8:39 pm   Subject: Any word on the cylinder kit from SW?
Schweeet! Thanks for the update.
  Topic: Any word on the cylinder kit from SW?
DO3

Replies: 21
Views: 1629

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2007 5:37 pm   Subject: Any word on the cylinder kit from SW?
Just wondering if any inside sources have heard anything about the rumored big bore kit from ScooterWorks?

I'm also wondering how much it would cost to buy a Blur 150 cylinder and piston. With t ...
  Topic: Buddy Service Manuals Courtesy Genuine Scooter Co.
DO3

Replies: 46
Views: 28214

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2007 3:40 pm   Subject: Buddy Service Manuals Courtesy Genuine Scooter Co.
Does anyone know if there is a Blur service manual available online? I searched the Genuine site (couldn't find the buddy one's either) and also took the address from the buddy links above and change ...
  Topic: Scooter pod...
DO3

Replies: 11
Views: 7044

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2007 12:59 pm   Subject: Scooter pod...
dsleedesign-

Sweet GP you've got there. That whole line-up is pretty impressive, very nice.

You're from MN right?
  Topic: Buddy, Kymco or Vespa?
DO3

Replies: 31
Views: 8706

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:26 pm   Subject: Buddy, Kymco or Vespa?
I don't know how big you are, but I'm 6'1" about 205 and I find the Buddy uncomfortably cramped when my wife hops on the back with me. 95% of my riding is solo and I tend to sit more towards the ...
  Topic: Suggested reading for vintage scooters?
DO3

Replies: 5
Views: 961

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:48 am   Subject: Suggested reading for vintage scooters?
Keys-
You've been plugging Scooter Works a lot lately, are you planning on hitting them up for a sponsership for your cross country ride? Razz

Seriously though, thanks for the suggestion. I guess ...
  Topic: Suggested reading for vintage scooters?
DO3

Replies: 5
Views: 961

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2007 9:52 pm   Subject: Suggested reading for vintage scooters?
Sorry, this isn't Buddy related but the new release got me wondering if there are any really good books out there to learn more about vintage scooters, especially Lambrettas. I know we have some vint ...
  Topic: New Blurs for 2007
DO3

Replies: 51
Views: 9275

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:27 am   Subject: New Blurs for 2007
I've not heard anything about a big bore kit for the Blur.

What I do know is that the Blur 150 has a 57.8mm stroke and a 57.5mm bore. The 125cc version of the PGO G-Max and the Buddy 125 have a 60m ...
  Topic: How do you lot feel about the Kikker Hardknock?
DO3

Replies: 7
Views: 1285

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2007 4:20 pm   Subject: How do you lot feel about the Kikker Hardknock?
Are they street legal?

I think they look cool. And the price is pretty cheap.
  Topic: So I got one the Prima exhaust.
DO3

Replies: 28
Views: 2209

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2007 1:16 pm   Subject: So I got one the Prima exhaust.
I agree that it would be easier, and probably safer just to buy a 750cc+ motorcycle and I'd have all the speed I'd ever need, bigger wheels and a longer wheel base would be more stable at 65+ mph as w ...
 
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