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  Topic: Cold Weather Scooter Warriors
MarsR

Replies: 337
Views: 27045

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:09 pm   Subject: Cold Weather Scooter Warriors
3 degrees F when I left home this morning. Good thing it's only a 12-minute ride. Ski gloves kept my hands warm, but I thought my fingertips were going to fall off before I got to work. There seems to ...
  Topic: Cold Weather Scooter Warriors
MarsR

Replies: 337
Views: 27045

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2009 2:59 pm   Subject: Cold Weather Scooter Warriors
My ski gloves keep me warm down to 20 degrees or so, but this morning it was 11 degrees. I put on an extra pair of lightweight riding glove under my ski gloves, but it's still pretty cold at my finger ...
  Topic: Leonids Meteor Shower Tonight!!
MarsR

Replies: 11
Views: 1486

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2009 5:53 pm   Subject: Leonids Meteor Shower Tonight!!
It got pretty exciting around here! Shocked

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=8714738
  Topic: Where I have been....
MarsR

Replies: 12
Views: 1019

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 2:39 am   Subject: Where I have been....
Idaho, Shmidaho. Utah is much nicer. Razz

Just kidding. Idaho is really a nice place to drive through as long as you're on your way somewhere better. Western Washington works. Very Happy

P.S. Stephen Kin ...
  Topic: How many of you use your scooter as your primary vehicle?
MarsR

Replies: 39
Views: 3253

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 2:23 am   Subject: How many of you use your scooter as your primary vehicle?
I've had my Buddy for 2-1/2 years and when it's just me, it's my primary vehicle. It's pretty much the only thing I ride to work--about 10 miles per day--even during the winter. Ok, there might be 2 o ...
  Topic: NSR: 'Firefly'/'Serenity'
MarsR

Replies: 64
Views: 4590

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:43 pm   Subject: NSR: 'Firefly'/'Serenity'
Oh, I love that show. I saw the movie first (I'd never heard of Firefly before) and loved it! Then one day I saw the series on DVD and bought it ($12.99 would have been nice.) I've watched the entire ...
  Topic: The mailman brought me some voodoo goodness!
MarsR

Replies: 93
Views: 5830

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2009 9:31 pm   Subject: The mailman brought me some voodoo goodness!
Woohoo!!! I finally got mine today. I love it! It's going to look great on my jacket next to my MB patch. Thanks Kaos! Very Happy
  Topic: New Honda onewheel
MarsR

Replies: 25
Views: 1739

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 10:57 pm   Subject: New Honda onewheel
It looks like fun. Is it freeway legal?
  Topic: New FTC Rules for Posting Reviews Online
MarsR

Replies: 7
Views: 844

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:53 pm   Subject: New FTC Rules for Posting Reviews Online
Ohh I guess I have to start practicing

Windows 7 ultimate signature edition rocks!

(Microsoft gave me this product for free)


That just feels weird.
Yeah it does, doesn't it.

The first ...
  Topic: New FTC Rules for Posting Reviews Online
MarsR

Replies: 7
Views: 844

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2009 5:57 pm   Subject: New FTC Rules for Posting Reviews Online
Sorry, the first link I posted didn't show the whole article, so I had to find a different one. Click on the same link above to read it.
  Topic: New FTC Rules for Posting Reviews Online
MarsR

Replies: 7
Views: 844

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2009 5:43 pm   Subject: New FTC Rules for Posting Reviews Online
Something on the news this morning caught my attention. It seems that the Federal Trade Commission has new rules for celebrities and bloggers who endorse products and services. I just now came across ...
  Topic: The mailman brought me some voodoo goodness!
MarsR

Replies: 93
Views: 5830

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2009 4:45 am   Subject: The mailman brought me some voodoo goodness!
I just sent in my order for 1 patch. Any idea when they might be ready to ship?
  Topic: warranty work poll
MarsR

Replies: 17
Views: 1171

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2009 3:57 am   Subject: warranty work poll
2-1/2 years, 6400+ miles. I've done all my own maintenance and haven't even had it into the shop. Surprised
  Topic: Centerstand Spring?
MarsR

Replies: 5
Views: 667

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2009 3:48 am   Subject: Centerstand Spring?
This happens to me occasionally. I just spray a little WD-40 on the hinge parts to get it working like new again.
  Topic: New Windshield!
MarsR

Replies: 3
Views: 693

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 2009 1:09 am   Subject: New Windshield!
Ok, here's a couple of pics. I can tell already that it's a lot warmer to ride. Hopefully I can get it out on the highway soon and give it a real test. Very Happy

I bought some '08 mirrors last year becaus ...
  Topic: New Windshield!
MarsR

Replies: 3
Views: 693

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 8:55 pm   Subject: New Windshield!
I just got notice that my new windshield (WSBUD3) has been delivered from Scooterworks! I can't wait to get home and put it on. Maybe then I can post new pictures of my scoot. I'm hoping that this wil ...
  Topic: Zippy 1 and pressure
MarsR

Replies: 3
Views: 507

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 7:33 pm   Subject: Zippy 1 and pressure
Put 30psi in both tires. The 47psi is likely the max rating for the tire, not the recommended pressure.
  Topic: If you could change one thing (anything) about your Buddy...
MarsR

Replies: 69
Views: 3852

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 7:22 pm   Subject: If you could change one thing (anything) about your Buddy...
For those who want a larger gas tank: Would you give up the ability to store a helmet under the seat for one?
Well, my FF helmet doesn't fit under the seat, but I do keep it full of other stuff that ...
  Topic: If you could change one thing (anything) about your Buddy...
MarsR

Replies: 69
Views: 3852

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:37 pm   Subject: If you could change one thing (anything) about your Buddy...
My Buddy is almost perfect, but here's my short list:

- Clock (lighted, I can't see my stick-on one in the dark)
- Real fold-away passenger footpegs
- Larger gas tank
  Topic: The mailman brought me some voodoo goodness!
MarsR

Replies: 93
Views: 5830

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 3:05 am   Subject: The mailman brought me some voodoo goodness!
Oooo! I want one! Very Happy
  Topic: Hello, new owner with some questions....
MarsR

Replies: 21
Views: 1720

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:37 pm   Subject: Re: Hello, new owner with some questions....

Some people on this forum have mentioned that they DID receive speeding tickets on their derestricted 50cc scooters. If you derestrict it, you need to make sure it is licensed! Wink

or... don't ...
  Topic: Hello, new owner with some questions....
MarsR

Replies: 21
Views: 1720

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:21 pm   Subject: Re: Hello, new owner with some questions....
One thing for sure, if I ride this scooter a lot my New Year's Resolution of not getting any speeding tickets this year will come to pass. Very Happy
Some people on this forum have mentioned that they DID ...
  Topic: Your other two stroke(s)
MarsR

Replies: 5
Views: 1419

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:46 pm   Subject: Your other two stroke(s)
I have a 2-stroke weed whacker, leaf blower and Mantis (mini) rototiller, but they aren't all that photogenic. And I hate the fact that they all use different gas:oil mixes. Sad
  Topic: Hell commute
MarsR

Replies: 11
Views: 901

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:50 pm   Subject: Hell commute
Saw a funny one yesterday. Was scooting about 10 car lengths behind a Bimmer sedan that was tailgating an open-top bulk hauler carrying a particularly odorous load of mulch. Trunk went under a low ove ...
  Topic: New Buddy Owner - Throttle issue
MarsR

Replies: 51
Views: 3056

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 8:09 pm   Subject: New Buddy Owner - Throttle issue
If you've put 500 miles on it since June and just noticed the other day that it was acting differently, I would be inclined to think that there is a problem with the throttle cable. Especially since i ...
  Topic: How Old Are You?
MarsR

Replies: 167
Views: 9316

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 3:07 pm   Subject: How Old Are You?
54, married, 5 kids (all adults), 1 grandson, 1 cat (19yrs) and several dozen goldfish and koi in the ponds out back. 34 wheels between us, but only 2 of them belong to a scooter.
  Topic: My Buddy is BAAAAAACK!
MarsR

Replies: 15
Views: 1001

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2009 1:32 pm   Subject: My Buddy is BAAAAAACK!
Wow, it's about time. Congratulations! Very Happy
  Topic: Dumb Fingers
MarsR

Replies: 13
Views: 1043

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:51 pm   Subject: Dumb Fingers
I have a similar problem, but mostly it only bothers me on longer rides. A number of people on this forum have recommended [url=http://www.crampbuster.com/]Crampbusters. I just got one the other day a ...
  Topic: Was I pushing it too much?
MarsR

Replies: 24
Views: 1078

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:32 pm   Subject: Was I pushing it too much?
Don't forget to consider the simplest solution. Back when my scooter was fairly new I had a couple of times when it just suddenly died on me as I was riding down the street. I pulled off to the side a ...
  Topic: What should I realistically expect from a variator mod?
MarsR

Replies: 33
Views: 1996

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:32 pm   Subject: What should I realistically expect from a variator mod?
On that note, my 161 kit is on the way along with an NCY head... Twisted Evil
Where did you order the NCY head from?

Also, I'm more interested in low-end power for climbing hills or riding 2-up. Woul ...
  Topic: August Scavenger Hunt (Week 1) Make like a chameleon!
MarsR

Replies: 29
Views: 2583

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 2:01 pm   Subject: August Scavenger Hunt (Week 1) Make like a chameleon!
Welcome back MarsR. Nice of you to, ahh, reappear. Wink
Thanks, Syd. Must have been because you twisted my arm... Wink
  Topic: August Scavenger Hunt (Week 1) Make like a chameleon!
MarsR

Replies: 29
Views: 2583

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2009 8:27 pm   Subject: August Scavenger Hunt (Week 1) Make like a chameleon!
+2 For your scooter in picture
+2 For you in the picture
+20 If your scooter is parked in front of an existing object that is the same color as your scooter
+20 if you are decked out head-to-toe in ...
  Topic: Scooter Cash for Clunkers Video
MarsR

Replies: 8
Views: 2796

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2009 4:54 pm   Subject: Scooter Cash for Clunkers Video
Awesome video. Happily gave it 5 stars! Very Happy
  Topic: I got the best scooter cake ever for my Birthday
MarsR

Replies: 28
Views: 4341

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2009 4:05 am   Subject: Re: Nice Cake!
MarsR! Long time no see!

Off topic, but want to join a
Hi Syd. Yeah, it's been awhile. I guess I've just had too many other things going on. I've been lurking here a lot lately, though. I dunn ...
  Topic: I got the best scooter cake ever for my Birthday
MarsR

Replies: 28
Views: 4341

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2009 3:17 am   Subject: Re: Nice Cake!
Your girllfriend is a keeper.

I live in Portland. How far is Roseburg?

Roseburg is a long way, nearly to California. You want to steal his cake? Smile
I think he wants to steal his girlfriend! Surprised
  Topic: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week 3 - Spooktacular Scooters
MarsR

Replies: 12
Views: 2208

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Nov 02, 2008 1:44 am   Subject: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week 3 - Spooktacular Scooters
3 pts your scooter with a jack o lantern on the seat.
+1 you are in the photo
+2 you are in costume
+2 each additional costumed person in the photo. (X3)
+5 the background is seasonally ...
  Topic: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week Two - Pets
MarsR

Replies: 33
Views: 3219

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:25 pm   Subject: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week Two - Pets
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3024/2977463711_287de027ef_o.jpg
  Topic: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week Two - Pets
MarsR

Replies: 33
Views: 3219

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2008 12:08 am   Subject: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week Two - Pets
I like this topic. I'll post a picture later. Am I the only person who has to chase my cats off of my scooter? My oldest tom loves to sit on the scooter in the morning when I let him out. It's kin ...
  Topic: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week Two - Pets
MarsR

Replies: 33
Views: 3219

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:04 pm   Subject: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week Two - Pets
3 pts your scooter with a pet actually ON BOARD
+2 pts you are in the picture.

Total = 5 pts

Wow! It was tougher to get a picture of Kina on the scooter than I thought it would be. :shock ...
  Topic: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week Two - Pets
MarsR

Replies: 33
Views: 3219

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:08 am   Subject: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week Two - Pets
What is considered "HOLDING" a pet? There is no way to tell from the picture if the pet is being held because it is just being loved or because otherwise it won't stay in the photo. To be fa ...
  Topic: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week Two - Pets
MarsR

Replies: 33
Views: 3219

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2008 2:07 pm   Subject: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week Two - Pets
Ok here goes

+3 per pet on the scooter (rat, 3 cats, an ewok lookalike dog)
+2 I am in the picture (though I have looked much better in pics due to the um volatility of certain members of the pi ...
  Topic: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week One - Fast Food
MarsR

Replies: 33
Views: 4944

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:48 pm   Subject: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week One - Fast Food
Here are the current standings at the end of week 1:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2364/2958490538_4db51d7488_o.jpg
  Topic: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week One - Fast Food
MarsR

Replies: 33
Views: 4944

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2008 1:39 am   Subject: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week One - Fast Food
Only five entries so far this week? C'mon people! This is an easy one! Very Happy
  Topic: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week One - Fast Food
MarsR

Replies: 33
Views: 4944

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:00 am   Subject: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week One - Fast Food
MarsR -- great photo! I was beginning to think nobody wanted to play with me.

jfrost2 -- getchurself outside and take that pic! Very Happy
Thanks Polianarchy and OKBubbles! This was a fun one. My wife ...
  Topic: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week One - Fast Food
MarsR

Replies: 33
Views: 4944

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:54 pm   Subject: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week One - Fast Food
I could easily get a photo taken from the drive thru where I work, but I'm too lazy to get someone to come with me and take a picture. I wouldnt even have to pay for the food since I'm a employee. :l ...
  Topic: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week One - Fast Food
MarsR

Replies: 33
Views: 4944

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:42 am   Subject: Scooter Scavenger Hunt v.3 - Week One - Fast Food
3 pts your scooter in the drive thru lane of a fast-food restaurant.
+2 you are ON THE SEAT of your scooter.
+3 you are being handed product through the take-out window by an employee of the r ...
  Topic: Genuine tells public early about new bikes
MarsR

Replies: 168
Views: 14395

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:47 pm   Subject: Genuine tells public early about new bikes
Is it just me, or does the Black Jack look like it is not intended to carry a passenger? The seat seems to be designed for a single rider and I'm not totally convinced that is has passenger footrests. ...
  Topic: Mornings Are Getting Colder - Where's The Harley Guys
MarsR

Replies: 41
Views: 6572

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 4:11 am   Subject: Mornings Are Getting Colder - Where's The Harley Guys
It was 28 degrees when I headed off to work this morning. Thank heavens for good ski gloves!
  Topic: scooter scavenger hunt week four- scooters and skylines
MarsR

Replies: 66
Views: 5762

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 3:34 am   Subject: scooter scavenger hunt week four- scooters and skylines
Hey MarsR, I need to protest my point total. It's too high! I actually submitted a second photo this week for 6 points, and I'll keep that one, thanks.

(Uhh, unless of course there's a huge pri ...
  Topic: scooter scavenger hunt week four- scooters and skylines
MarsR

Replies: 66
Views: 5762

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:16 am   Subject: scooter scavenger hunt week four- scooters and skylines
Here's a breakdown of points. If I've made any errors (very likely), let me know and I'll correct it. Good job everybody!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3210/2940714102_143514f0a0_o.jpg
 
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