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  Topic: Got a G400C? Post Your First Ride Impression Here!
DrScoot

Replies: 5
Views: 991

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:19 am   Subject: Got a G400C? Post Your First Ride Impression Here!
I picked up one of these a few days ago. I have been riding a Buddy 150 for around 6 years now (commuting). Love that little guy, never had a single issue, just routine maintenance etc. However, I mov ...
  Topic: Advice for an aging Buddy 150
DrScoot

Replies: 10
Views: 1552

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:30 pm   Subject: Advice for an aging Buddy 150
Thanks again everyone. I had read somewhere if I lose too much oil or some thing the scoot will lock up sending me flying. I don't know if that's true or not but I was worried there would be some othe ...
  Topic: Advice for an aging Buddy 150
DrScoot

Replies: 10
Views: 1552

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 1:00 pm   Subject: Advice for an aging Buddy 150
Awesome, thanks everyone. I have not check the belt so I'll definitely do that. Is there anything in the scooter that could cause the scoot to lock up if broken or not maintained?
  Topic: Advice for an aging Buddy 150
DrScoot

Replies: 10
Views: 1552

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:12 pm   Subject: Advice for an aging Buddy 150
I have a 2008 Buddy 150, and I have just hit the 10,000 mile mark on the ol' odometer. My question is for those with "high mileage" scooters are there any big concerns I should focus on in t ...
  Topic: Recently installed windshield
DrScoot

Replies: 10
Views: 1442

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:01 am   Subject: Recently installed windshield
So I moved the windshield up to the top limit and drove it around for a bit. The sound is still there albeit not as harsh. Oh well. Did check my gas mileage andit appears that I have received another ...
  Topic: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
DrScoot

Replies: 28
Views: 3800

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 9:18 pm   Subject: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
Haha yeah thanks Dave. Btw that photo would be great for a meme. Very Happy
  Topic: Recently installed windshield
DrScoot

Replies: 10
Views: 1442

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 9:14 pm   Subject: Recently installed windshield
Yeah I wear a full face helmet and the sound is quite impressively loud at higher speeds. I did consider raising the windshield as suggested above but I wasnt sure about the bottom half. I will move i ...
  Topic: Recently installed windshield
DrScoot

Replies: 10
Views: 1442

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 2:32 am   Subject: Recently installed windshield
I recently installed the cuppini short windshield for my buddy 150 and damn I didnt think it would have such effects. First off I probably gained 5-10 mph, which is what I was hoping for after reading ...
  Topic: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
DrScoot

Replies: 28
Views: 3800

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 2:24 am   Subject: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
Its one of those things I never considered when switching from the cage to the scooter. Oh well, gotta protect that moneymaker!(your head) Smile
  Topic: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
DrScoot

Replies: 28
Views: 3800

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2015 11:32 pm   Subject: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
Yeah its tough, especially if you work someplace where they expect you to be well groomed. Ive switched to just doing it when i get to work, although it looks hilarious walking up to work with my hair ...
  Topic: How long have your tires lasted?
DrScoot

Replies: 24
Views: 2447

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 3:55 am   Subject: How long have your tires lasted?
The stock tires on the buddy 150 lasted me up to 5,000 miles. The rear went out at 5k and the front still had good tread and life on it but decided to change it to match tires. I changed the front at ...
  Topic: Do you think fewer and fewer people are riding scooters?
DrScoot

Replies: 40
Views: 5495

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2015 2:05 am   Subject: Do you think fewer and fewer people are riding scooters?
I think it may have more to do with the scooter "appeal" or lack of appeal. USA had years of brilliant Harley marketing and until a major scooter manufacturer can break into that market, mos ...
  Topic: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
DrScoot

Replies: 28
Views: 3800

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 3:55 am   Subject: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?


Hum?


As in get out of the college limbo and be able to live like an adult again!
No one else has had this feeling?
  Topic: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
DrScoot

Replies: 28
Views: 3800

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 2:22 am   Subject: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
Heh. My son will be a senior at TU this fall, and has made noises about me letting him take the Buddy to school. He's neither a flaming liberal nor fluffy, so it might be tough for him.... Smile

Hah ...
  Topic: Best way to break the bead loose from the rim?
DrScoot

Replies: 22
Views: 2739

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 2:50 am   Subject: Best way to break the bead loose from the rim?
I third the c-clamp approach. When I did it I only had one clamp and just pinched the tire wall to opposite tire wall and removed and did it on the other side. Once you get one side broken you can usu ...
  Topic: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
DrScoot

Replies: 28
Views: 3800

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 12:27 am   Subject: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
I've actually found short hair to be a detriment; it gets crushed in all different directions by my helmet and looks ridiculous when I pull it off.

Longer hair lays down better and keeps its shape ...
  Topic: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
DrScoot

Replies: 28
Views: 3800

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 4:53 am   Subject: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
I let the people I see worry about my hair. Very Happy

Thats how I feel about the situation, but unfortunately being the low man on the pole I have to suck it up haha.


So its just a signifier of lesse ...
  Topic: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
DrScoot

Replies: 28
Views: 3800

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 2:33 am   Subject: Red line on speedometer? Also NBR| what do you do for hair?
Sorry 2 questions here.

I was curious about the red line on the speedometer. I have a buddy 150 and love riding it but have always been hesitant about pushing it past the red line, which for me is ...
  Topic: NSR-what books(if any)are you reading?
DrScoot

Replies: 226
Views: 20709

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 3:03 am   Subject: NSR-what books(if any)are you reading?
Currently wrapping my head around the ol Catch-22, love it thus far
  Topic: What would you not do on your scooter?
DrScoot

Replies: 10
Views: 1469

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 10, 2014 4:28 pm   Subject: What would you not do on your scooter?
No snow or ice for me. I will occasionally ride in rain, but prefer not to because other drivers here seem to lose their freaking minds with the slightest dampness on the road.

I feel you on that o ...
  Topic: What would you not do on your scooter?
DrScoot

Replies: 10
Views: 1469

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2014 2:23 am   Subject: What would you not do on your scooter?
Hello MB,
I have been riding for about 3 months now and I can say my life is better from it haha. I did change my rear tire today from the advice in this board; however, I should note that I will hop ...
  Topic: Anyone have any suggestions for a good cover for the Buddy?
DrScoot

Replies: 13
Views: 2379

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:21 am   Subject: Anyone have any suggestions for a good cover for the Buddy?
I bought this one and wound up ordering another one. It worked on my little Yamaha C3 and now on my bigger Honda.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/400593788175?_trksid=p2059210.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=ST ...
  Topic: Anyone have any suggestions for a good cover for the Buddy?
DrScoot

Replies: 13
Views: 2379

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:14 am   Subject: Anyone have any suggestions for a good cover for the Buddy?
Haha I probably will save up for a better one, I'm just in the paranoid phase of just bought a scooter and am afraid of someone jacking it, yet at the same time don't have enough cash on hand to buy a ...
  Topic: Anyone have any suggestions for a good cover for the Buddy?
DrScoot

Replies: 13
Views: 2379

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 5:05 am   Subject: Anyone have any suggestions for a good cover for the Buddy?
Thanks for the suggestions, I will definitely be checking them out. I like the prima but that price seems a little too much for my tiny wallet, ill probably settle for on of the others.
  Topic: Anyone have any suggestions for a good cover for the Buddy?
DrScoot

Replies: 13
Views: 2379

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:34 am   Subject: Anyone have any suggestions for a good cover for the Buddy?
I unfortunately have to park my scoot outdoors as I am an apartment dweller now and was wondering if any of you have a good recommendation for a cover? I was thinking about getting just some generic c ...
  Topic: New to the scoot!
DrScoot

Replies: 2
Views: 713

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 1:43 am   Subject: New to the scoot!
Cool thanks for the suggestion and the welcome! I will definitely be trying the figure 8 and brake method this weekend.
  Topic: New to the scoot!
DrScoot

Replies: 2
Views: 713

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:31 am   Subject: New to the scoot!
I just bought a 2008 Buddy 150 and have been practicing up to take the endorsement test. I am curious what the test is like for any of you that live in Tulsa, Okla.? Any advice is much appreciated!
 
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