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  Topic: Time to Hang Up the Keys
MYSCTR

Replies: 16
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:27 am   Subject: Time to Hang Up the Keys
Skipper - Much rather see someone stop riding for this reason than to read about their last ride that ended in a bad way! Kudos to you for having to the courage to know when and setting an example to ...
  Topic: Potent Pink with Flowers 2014 170 > > SELLING
MYSCTR

Replies: 19
Views: 7018

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:43 am   Subject: Black Fork
You need black forks on it Paul! Very Happy

Upgraded to the 2014 (Matt Black) 170 then switched to the Potent Pink Panels to get that black fork! Nothing like taking the long way...
  Topic: Potent Pink with Flowers 2014 170 > > SELLING
MYSCTR

Replies: 19
Views: 7018

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:42 pm   Subject: 2014 170i Ready For Spring!
And now three years after converting the Potent Pink panes to her new 2014 170i she is ready for Spring!

The newer 2014 is blacked out including the black fork and black trans cover to complete the ...
  Topic: The Doctor's 2014 Brit Buddy TARDIS > > SELLING
MYSCTR

Replies: 13
Views: 6369

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:47 pm   Subject: The Doctor's 2014 Brit Buddy TARDIS > > SELLING
Couple of pics after rolling over 10,000 miles at 45 months old.
  Topic: Potent Pink with Flowers 2014 170 > > SELLING
MYSCTR

Replies: 19
Views: 7018

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:05 pm   Subject: Potent Pink with Flowers 2014 170 > > SELLING
This entire body was switched over in 2015 to my wife's 170i - so it looks pretty much the same with the Potent Pink body panels.
  Topic: PAMP / JACK > > SOLD
MYSCTR

Replies: 26
Views: 6745

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:02 pm   Subject: PAMP / JACK > > SOLD
There is nothing like your first - and this one did not disappoint! Was an incredible blast to ride. Still have a picture taken at Tyler State Park on my office wall so I get to see it every day... an ...
  Topic: The Doctor's 2014 Brit Buddy TARDIS > > SELLING
MYSCTR

Replies: 13
Views: 6369

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:59 pm   Subject: The Doctor's 2014 Brit Buddy TARDIS > > SELLING
All the fun had on this scooter - just rolled over 10,000 miles and still running strong, but of course - it IS the TARDUS!
  Topic: 80,000 Plus Miles Of Buddy Rides
MYSCTR

Replies: 5
Views: 2609

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:56 pm   Subject: 80,000 Plus Miles Of Buddy Rides
We may be closing the books on our Buddy days as we look to move to a couple more Vepsa scooters in the near future.
  Topic: 254 Mile Day Trip October 29, 2016
MYSCTR

Replies: 4
Views: 2902

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:53 pm   Subject: 254 Mile Day Trip October 29, 2016
Feeling the urge to get back out on the road maybe for a weekend trip on scoots this spring.
  Topic: Best Light Bulbs for Wiring Running/Dead Lights
MYSCTR

Replies: 1
Views: 1192

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:12 am   Subject: LED LIGHTS
These are the actual LED bulbs we are running from https://www.superbrightleds.com They have super fast shipping.

Front Blinkers Amber 1156 LED Bulb - 18 SMD LED Tower (Part Number: 1156-A18-T)
...
  Topic: rear brake locking
MYSCTR

Replies: 21
Views: 2744

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:45 pm   Subject: ME TOO!
Ok, so next time you ride through north Texas, give me a yell. We got our rear wheel dragging really bad on my 170 that we had in the shop. Rides like I am dragging three more behind me. Last ride I g ...
  Topic: Buddy 170i vs Buddy Kick
MYSCTR

Replies: 19
Views: 2573

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:39 pm   Subject: Buddy 170i vs Buddy Kick
We test rode the barcalounger, I mean Hooligan when it first came out. Seemed to be a little soft off the line and more of a relaxed version of the Buddy 150's we owned at the time or the 170's of tod ...
  Topic: My wife's scoot - damage, repair, and new paint
MYSCTR

Replies: 25
Views: 3104

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:27 am   Subject: Body Panels
Not to rain on your parade but you can buy new panels in pretty much any color Buddy offered and save oh so much time, or at lest buy those panels that are missing clips, then paint to match your new ...
  Topic: Horse Trading
MYSCTR

Replies: 2
Views: 1945

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:16 pm   Subject: Horse Trading
Did some horse trading of sorts with some great folk at Vespa Dallas and walked away with our very first Vespa scoot. We dropped two Buddy scooters and an undisclosed amount of cash to walk away with ...
  Topic: My new "scooter"
MYSCTR

Replies: 4
Views: 2437

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:59 pm   Subject: My new "scooter"
I can say the Schwalbe Racing Ralph tires are most awesome for great hookup! We have them on about 5 bikes in our stable.

Looks like this should be a load of fun!
  Topic: Good day for a ride in...
MYSCTR

Replies: 5
Views: 899

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:13 pm   Subject: Such A Tease
That is just mean.. heat factor here has been over 100 every day for too long and it isn't August yet!

Hope you are getting gin some great riding with temps like that!
  Topic: New to me Buddy 170i
MYSCTR

Replies: 11
Views: 1502

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:11 pm   Subject: The one that got away!
Love the Mocha color scheme - one we never had but would jump on in a heartbeat. Great find!

Now how quick can you get to 10,000 miles... you will have loads of fun on that scoot.
  Topic: My Company Needs to Inspect a Genuine Buddy Scooter ASAP
MYSCTR

Replies: 7
Views: 1091

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:09 am   Subject: My Company Needs to Inspect a Genuine Buddy Scooter ASAP
Hayward is in California. Where else? Wink

Now the Buddy 150 first came out in 2008 so that search can be narrowed a bit.

Could have been MN or WI... according to google maps
  Topic: Personal milege milestone
MYSCTR

Replies: 6
Views: 990

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:56 am   Subject: More Miles
Just keep riding!

We are a little over 10,000 miles on our 2014 and have two other 2014's that are still working on hitting 10,000 miles.

Both my wife and I have ridden 150's close to 20,000 mil ...
  Topic: Matt Black Buddy > > FOR SALE
MYSCTR

Replies: 20
Views: 6037

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:10 pm   Subject: Matt Black Buddy > > FOR SALE
That was a coffee jacket from Corazzo - really worked well, just watch those bigger bumps in the road. We used Jamba insulated acrylic cups with lids and they worked quite well.
  Topic: 80,000 Plus Miles Of Buddy Rides
MYSCTR

Replies: 5
Views: 2609

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:02 am   Subject: 80,000 Plus Miles Of Buddy Rides
Nice. How many miles on each one?

This is 65,000 plus miles worth of Buddy rides.

That is a lot of miles on one dedicated scooter!

The most we have on a single scooter is just shy of 20,000 ...
  Topic: 80,000 Plus Miles Of Buddy Rides
MYSCTR

Replies: 5
Views: 2609

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:58 am   Subject: Brit Tardis
We will have to get something current since our daughter is back in the local area. See the link below for the Tardis when it was new...

http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=27936& ...
  Topic: 80,000 Plus Miles Of Buddy Rides
MYSCTR

Replies: 5
Views: 2609

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:24 pm   Subject: 80,000 Plus Miles Of Buddy Rides
This is pre-14 as have have not had any shots of the whole group and all the changes in a few years. Have to get some shots later this summer of the current five Buddy scoots in our stable. Enjoy this ...
  Topic: Is it easy to unhook odometer on Buddy. Is this wear normal?
MYSCTR

Replies: 11
Views: 1412

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:07 am   Subject: Sun Baked
From the picture posted - this Buddy has seen plenty of sunshine. Maybe was kept outside for a few years. Weather can play a real toll on the plastics and rubber mat. We have had a few mats that did n ...
  Topic: Fog lights issue
MYSCTR

Replies: 2
Views: 1274

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:00 am   Subject: More Light
Just switch the lights you have to the following LED's and the deadlights will fill in what you are wanting...

These are the actual LED bulbs we are running from https://www.superbrightleds.com The ...
  Topic: New seat
MYSCTR

Replies: 7
Views: 1280

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 09, 2017 3:20 am   Subject: Re: New seat
I just got a new buddy- the seat seems pretty hard- any suggestions?

Pick up a solo seat, slightly lower, set back just a bit and plush right out of the box.
  Topic: Matt Black Buddy > > FOR SALE
MYSCTR

Replies: 20
Views: 6037

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue May 02, 2017 11:17 am   Subject: Windshield?
Oh ya - I have been missing mine as I have been riding my wife's older 2009 since mine has beneath the shop the past few months.
  Topic: Matt Black Buddy > > FOR SALE
MYSCTR

Replies: 20
Views: 6037

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 10:54 am   Subject: Black Prima Pipe
The Prima pipe was painted with a flat black high heat paint - just rattle can, two coats with very fine sanding before and between coats.
  Topic: New 170 in Iowa for winter
MYSCTR

Replies: 32
Views: 4495

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:06 pm   Subject: Flawlessly
Great testimonial - keep us posted!
  Topic: Greetings from MV member
MYSCTR

Replies: 24
Views: 1993

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:57 am   Subject: Greetings from MV member
Notice the black rear rack - all this needs is the black out kit to finish the look. No red flags here. A personalized scoot. If unsure take it to your local dealer on a test ride and have them look a ...
  Topic: Hooligan frame broke from rear rack
MYSCTR

Replies: 16
Views: 2081

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:42 am   Subject: Hooligan frame broke from rear rack
Beyond fixing or not - they are going to say you were carrying too much weight, meaning they have no liability. Anyone know what the Hooligan rear rack is weight tested for? I know on the Buddy it is ...
  Topic: replacing both tires
MYSCTR

Replies: 24
Views: 2788

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:46 am   Subject: REAR BUDDY WHEEL VIDEOS
Just a quick simple solution for removing the rear wheel on your Buddy (model won't matter) as an option to buying the 15/16" axle wrench.

Removal Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHsmJ ...
  Topic: What's the right size Buddy for me?
MYSCTR

Replies: 14
Views: 2214

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:55 pm   Subject: What's the right size Buddy for me?
50cc? Rough House, or RH50. by Genuine. The one with the fat knobby tires, not the sport model.

Second that - we have seen these in action in numbers off-road - Rough House all the way. You can eve ...
  Topic: Introduction and maintenance/modification log (Pic heavy)
MYSCTR

Replies: 22
Views: 5838

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:51 pm   Subject: Kevlar Belt
What your mileage on the Kevlar belt - we put one on our first scoot when we hit 10,000 and had it fully tuned up only to have it shred 1,400 mile later. Now we only use the stock/factory belts. You m ...
  Topic: New Buddy 125
MYSCTR

Replies: 20
Views: 3512

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 3:15 am   Subject: New Buddy 125
You're only raising the rear end 3/8" of an inch if you switch to the 130/70-10.

DeeDee - Does the height include the actual tire mounted on a 5" wide rim or does this account for the tir ...
  Topic: New Buddy 125
MYSCTR

Replies: 20
Views: 3512

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:32 pm   Subject: New Buddy 125
Would the 130/70-10 tire help with the prima pipe right side clearance? I hate scraping that pipe on turns!

Maybe combined with the adjustable rear shock which will help with the tire clearance to ...
  Topic: MYSCTR is Back!
MYSCTR

Replies: 15
Views: 2070

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:26 pm   Subject: Yup Yup Yup
Glad to be back and part of the Modern Buddy family!

Thanks to jsjr for making this happen!

Good to keep up with all things Buddy related.
  Topic: MYSCTR is Back!
MYSCTR

Replies: 15
Views: 2070

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 11:47 am   Subject: MYSCTR is Back!
WONDERFUL! Cool

We are back and do not have to use a FAKE NAME anymore ! ! !

Arrow BIG THANKS ! ! !
  Topic: New 170 in Iowa for winter
MYSCTR

Replies: 32
Views: 4495

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:47 pm   Subject: New 170 in Iowa for winter
Thanks
I have had a dozen bikes without a kick starter and never really had a problem.
I added LED running lights to the dead lights. They don't draw much and now if I would leave the key on I can t ...
  Topic: Introduction and maintenance/modification log (Pic heavy)
MYSCTR

Replies: 22
Views: 5838

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 11:53 am   Subject: Introduction and maintenance/modification log (Pic heavy)
That is awesome - welcome and enjoy!

For local riding/short trips they are a blast yet once you start to ride at higher speeds/longer distances you will benefit from a windshield. I would say you w ...
  Topic: Voodoo Scooter Parts HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY. *Free Adapter*
MYSCTR

Replies: 27
Views: 4956

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:59 am   Subject: Voodoo Scooter Parts HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY. *Free Adapter*
Received the brake light modulator in the mail today. Thank you so much for being so generous! Can't wait to see it in action on my scoot! Again, thank you VSP, you're the best!!

You are going to l ...
  Topic: COLD WEATHER RIDING
MYSCTR

Replies: 8
Views: 1809

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:42 pm   Subject: COLD WEATHER RIDING
Even though I will take the truck if its silly cold (teens for me) if I know there is no ice threat I will still ride in. My commute is around 20 miles each way. I have heated grips but they are not t ...
  Topic: COLD WEATHER RIDING
MYSCTR

Replies: 8
Views: 1809

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:39 pm   Subject: Re: COLD WEATHER RIDING
This morning was 21 degrees with a riding wind chill of -3 degrees for my commute this morning.

Should expect 22 degrees with a 7-degree standing 'feels like' and 18-19 mph north breeze. Whoop! Mig ...
  Topic: COLD WEATHER RIDING
MYSCTR

Replies: 8
Views: 1809

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:51 pm   Subject: COLD WEATHER RIDING
There was a post about where to post when riding in cold temps yet I don't see it here anymore. That said Wednesday was 31 degrees and showing a 22 degree 'feels like' (standing still) which was an ef ...
  Topic: Craigslist seller not responding. Thoughts?!
MYSCTR

Replies: 17
Views: 2860

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:12 pm   Subject: 2006 OR 2016 ?
Thanks for all of your advice, everyone.
It's a 2006 Buddy with about 1100 miles. I paid $700. Total steal.

So is this a 2006 (first year Buddy with the smaller headlight) or a 2016 shown under y ...
  Topic: How Far Have You Ridden?
MYSCTR

Replies: 16
Views: 2325

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:56 am   Subject: How Far Have You Ridden?
...that's about 41,876 miles by Buddy power, 22,880 miles by Honda power, and 79,106 total miles by scooter so far.
...that is 54,250 Buddy miles and 18,300 Honda miles, or about 73k total. That's n ...
  Topic: Buddy 150/170i vs Vespa 300 GTS
MYSCTR

Replies: 9
Views: 2123

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:44 am   Subject: Buddy 150/170i vs Vespa 300 GTS
Dooglas & Skully - All good stuff - thanks for your input.

Mike - My kind of shopper

Not looking for a MP3, Kymco or Maxi scooters like Burgman although we did let two of them slip through o ...
  Topic: New 170 in Iowa for winter
MYSCTR

Replies: 32
Views: 4495

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:17 am   Subject: New 170 in Iowa for winter
And the tires are from a Zuma . I hoped the 130/90-10 would squeeze in. No way.

Not on a Buddy - We run 130/70-10 on the rear stock and it works yet adding the adjustable shock allows us to raise t ...
  Topic: How Far Have You Ridden?
MYSCTR

Replies: 16
Views: 2325

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:04 pm   Subject: 70K
And then there is Nick... oh maybe this replaced his sled (haha). One could say he found his hobby.
  Topic: New 170 in Iowa for winter
MYSCTR

Replies: 32
Views: 4495

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:59 pm   Subject: New 170 in Iowa for winter
We will just call you adventuresome!

Everyone at work thought I was nuts driving in the (teeny weeny) snow wo got here in Texas a few years back and then the ice that started forming as i headed ho ...
 
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