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  Topic: My Butt Hurts ;~)
MrNatural

Replies: 11
Views: 1527

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 1:09 am   Subject: My Butt Hurts ;~)
Rare it the person like Skootz Kabootz who can ride that much, but the more you ride, the more you can ride.... I can ride a bicycle for 4-5 hrs straight, no sore butt. Ride the Buddy Ebsen for and h ...
  Topic: Pumping Gas Fail
MrNatural

Replies: 24
Views: 2975

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 1:01 am   Subject: Pumping Gas Fail
I've never dared rely on the auto-shutoff mechanism at the pump. As several have related here, I put the tip of the nozzel in about 2" then gently squeeze the handle to flow that gas as slowly as ...
  Topic: "Idiots" Galore
MrNatural

Replies: 35
Views: 2521

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:05 pm   Subject: "Idiots" Galore
This guy takes a risk every time he assumes the idiot knows where he is when he's on the horn passing them. He's also going a bit faster than 25 mph in a residential area as he calls someone else an ...
  Topic: Dangerous Driver today!
MrNatural

Replies: 8
Views: 1337

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2010 9:11 pm   Subject: Re: Dangerous Driver today!
(it's KY, any sort of shoes are culturally disapproved of) -

That's a fabulous story!!! Especially the above. My son is in Morganfield, KY right now...
  Topic: handcuffed for participating in scavenger hunt!!!
MrNatural

Replies: 32
Views: 4842

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 7:10 pm   Subject: handcuffed for participating in scavenger hunt!!!
Hip,
That is SWEET!!!! (in more ways than one!!) LOL
His Wikapedia entry says he didn't have a motorcycle endorsement during filming and when he did get it for some other show it took 3 tries.
  Topic: handcuffed for participating in scavenger hunt!!!
MrNatural

Replies: 32
Views: 4842

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 6:45 pm   Subject: handcuffed for participating in scavenger hunt!!!
I’m down with that Ponch! Wink Traded your HD for a Buddy I see….. Very Happy
No doubt I too have utmost respect for law enforcement. I also realize when the adrenalin is pumping “things” could happen ...
  Topic: Cannot find a helmet that fits....
MrNatural

Replies: 28
Views: 2077

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 6:08 pm   Subject: Cannot find a helmet that fits....
I suck at posting pics so you could use this like to get some ideas.... : )
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Gazoo
  Topic: handcuffed for participating in scavenger hunt!!!
MrNatural

Replies: 32
Views: 4842

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 5:20 pm   Subject: handcuffed for participating in scavenger hunt!!!
That would be totally scary situation!!!
Sounds like you handled it like a champ tho!! People who think they are going to intimidate in that situation by threatening or getting "snippy” are lau ...
  Topic: NOT LEGAL!!! *hooooonk* HEY! THATS NOT LEGAL!! NOT LE......
MrNatural

Replies: 69
Views: 4525

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:48 pm   Subject: NOT LEGAL!!! *hooooonk* HEY! THATS NOT LEGAL!! NOT LE......
I've thrown this out there a number of times... Drive the scooter like the motor vehicle that it is!!! Don't bother wondering why some drivers get pissed off at our traffic-evading actions. Fact of th ...
  Topic: NOT LEGAL!!! *hooooonk* HEY! THATS NOT LEGAL!! NOT LE......
MrNatural

Replies: 69
Views: 4525

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:36 pm   Subject: NOT LEGAL!!! *hooooonk* HEY! THATS NOT LEGAL!! NOT LE......
Lane splitting is specifically ILLEGAL in Minnesota per Minnesota Statute 169.974 Subd 5, e.
No person shall operate a motorcycle between lanes of moving or stationary vehicles headed in the same dir ...
  Topic: An open letter to the sportbike rider I encountered today.
MrNatural

Replies: 59
Views: 2884

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:00 pm   Subject: An open letter to the sportbike rider I encountered today.
I was riding to work one morning and a car pulled up beside me at a light. Guy roles down the window and yells "Hey!.... Hey!..... You're f@#%ing gay, man" and speeds off.
I just wish I had ...
  Topic: Speaking of Rust ...
MrNatural

Replies: 10
Views: 1074

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:15 pm   Subject: Speaking of Rust ...
...I don't think anyhting really stops rust.

i.e. Rust never sleeps......
  Topic: An open letter to the sportbike rider I encountered today.
MrNatural

Replies: 59
Views: 2884

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2010 6:34 pm   Subject: An open letter to the sportbike rider I encountered today.
In my opinion the original rumination to start the post was suitable for Best of Craig’s List.
  Topic: Helment Quick Release
MrNatural

Replies: 24
Views: 1946

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 9:11 pm   Subject: Helment Quick Release
Ready to go in 2sec and compromise the safety of the helmet, or ready to go in 20, safety intact.

Let the debate begin......

No debate necessary. If you don't feel it's safe, don't use it. As so ...
  Topic: Ground anchors
MrNatural

Replies: 12
Views: 1316

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 7:33 pm   Subject: Ground anchors
Lost,
Clever idea! How resistant is rebar to a hacksaw blade?

From personal experience (when I was 13) it is going to be difficult to bend a short piece of rebar. Might I throw in the suggestion ...
  Topic: Helment Quick Release
MrNatural

Replies: 24
Views: 1946

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 4:32 pm   Subject: Helment Quick Release
Ready to go in 2sec and compromise the safety of the helmet, or ready to go in 20, safety intact.

Let the debate begin......

No debate necessary. If you don't feel it's safe, don't use it. As so ...
  Topic: Helment Quick Release
MrNatural

Replies: 24
Views: 1946

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 04, 2010 10:37 pm   Subject: Helment Quick Release
Ready to go in 2sec and compromise the safety of the helmet, or ready to go in 20, safety intact.

Let the debate begin......
  Topic: Mirror question for people with windshields
MrNatural

Replies: 23
Views: 1536

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2009 9:09 pm   Subject: Mirror question for people with windshields
Not sure why yours would vibrate so badly. Mine are very usable at idling speed all the way through full throttle. I've never had any vibration problem with them and the installation was by the inst ...
  Topic: Insurance premiums for a 150cc scoot????
MrNatural

Replies: 23
Views: 17860

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2009 3:11 pm   Subject: Insurance premiums for a 150cc scoot????
Others' rates and quotes will seldom be comparable to what you may be quoted. There are way too many variables.

Here's the MB guide to insurance and getting a good rate:
http://www.modernbuddy.com ...
  Topic: magnet for tricking stop lights
MrNatural

Replies: 59
Views: 4105

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:13 pm   Subject: magnet for tricking stop lights
Sometimes I ride into the Subway to order sandwiches.

LOL! That could only be done in TX. Bet they don't bat an eye!
  Topic: Battery Upgrade/Replacement ANSWER!
MrNatural

Replies: 15
Views: 1917

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 4:35 pm   Subject: Battery Upgrade/Replacement ANSWER!
What battery are you talking about from BatteriesPlus that is cheaper from Odyssey? The best fit I could find is the 310 and it's listed at 180 for me.

Ditto.....Specifically which Odyssey battery ...
  Topic: definitive guide on kickstarting
MrNatural

Replies: 21
Views: 1836

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 29, 2009 5:24 pm   Subject: definitive guide on kickstarting
Which reminds me...it took 60min of driving to recharge the completely dead battery. And even then it didn't sound like it would turn the engine over for more than 20sec. After another trip it sounds ...
  Topic: Ridiculed for wearing a jacket
MrNatural

Replies: 79
Views: 6257

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 11:25 pm   Subject: Ridiculed for wearing a jacket
That's like saying that a bigger gun is more dangerous than a smaller gun. They still do the same damage, but it depends who has it and how prepared they are to be responsible with it, just like a cr ...
  Topic: Highway question.
MrNatural

Replies: 37
Views: 2438

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 11:06 pm   Subject: Highway question.
I do interstates on my 125 here in Chicago. The speed limit is 45 mph in the local lanes so when I'm doing an actual 55 I feel ok. I just stay in the slow lanes and cruise. When I do the BB kit and ...
  Topic: definitive guide on kickstarting
MrNatural

Replies: 21
Views: 1836

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 10:58 pm   Subject: definitive guide on kickstarting
My battery completely died over the winter so when I put went to scoot early last month Buddy hadn't been running for over 6months. I reinstalled dead battery, turned key on, (tried starter just for t ...
  Topic: I anti-thefted myself!
MrNatural

Replies: 34
Views: 2701

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2009 4:51 am   Subject: I anti-thefted myself!
I did similar gaff the one AND ONLY time I didn't lock my cable to a stationary object. Just threaded it thru the front wheel. Went for an hr walk, hopped on bike and (tried) to scoot away. It pulled ...
  Topic: Locked my keys in my seat...
MrNatural

Replies: 18
Views: 3248

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:29 am   Subject: Locked my keys in my seat...
Then again there's always the spare you rec'd or the 2 you had made on your way home the day you bought the scooter just in case...oh...never mind. You'll do that tomorrow. Wink
  Topic: {NSR}I saw an Ariel Atom drive by today!
MrNatural

Replies: 20
Views: 1317

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:55 am   Subject: {NSR}I saw an Ariel Atom drive by today!
Interesting....Only because my daughter's name is Ariel.
  Topic: (SR) Helmet off for quick purchases
MrNatural

Replies: 77
Views: 4470

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:15 pm   Subject: (SR) Helmet off for quick purchases
Anyone who walks into a place of business w/their helmet on has lost whatever common sense they may have been born with. Do you joke about weapons while in the airport too...??

If I worked in retai ...
  Topic: (SR) Helmet off for quick purchases
MrNatural

Replies: 77
Views: 4470

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:27 am   Subject: (SR) Helmet off for quick purchases
Anyone who walks into a place of business w/their helmet on has lost whatever common sense they may have been born with. Do you joke about weapons while in the airport too...??

If I worked in retai ...
  Topic: what a day
MrNatural

Replies: 15
Views: 1497

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:00 am   Subject: what a day
Sure the temp was nice but did you see that humidity!!!! Oof, I pity you!!
  Topic: Waiting and waiting at traffic lights ...
MrNatural

Replies: 24
Views: 1930

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:07 pm   Subject: Waiting and waiting at traffic lights ...
I've also heard holding your kickstand (center stand) down and dragging it a few ft will trigger the light. I've tried that...carefully...lightly touching the kickstand to the street and moving forwar ...
  Topic: Cuppini Tall winshield (WSBUD2) on an '08 125
MrNatural

Replies: 27
Views: 3127

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:02 pm   Subject: Cuppini Tall winshield (WSBUD2) on an '08 125
I should say I DO plan to cut it down somewhere near the mid-sized one sometime this spring. Just wanted to get it installed last fall.
  Topic: I love my Buddy already :o)
MrNatural

Replies: 20
Views: 1341

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 1:58 pm   Subject: I love my Buddy already :o)
Ouch!!! That's gotta sting Beck!!!
From 10p Monday to 1p Friday this wk we never saw temps above 0 !!! We act like we don't mind. To compound that I have a boiler and radiator heat (if you know wha ...
  Topic: Waiting and waiting at traffic lights ...
MrNatural

Replies: 24
Views: 1930

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 3:29 am   Subject: Waiting and waiting at traffic lights ...
I guess I could have volunteered that the consensus was those things (magnets?) didn't work. Huge debate, as usual, tho!!!
However, check your local/state laws. Here in MN we have what's called the ...
  Topic: I love my Buddy already :o)
MrNatural

Replies: 20
Views: 1341

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 3:25 am   Subject: I love my Buddy already :o)
Welcome!!!!
Altho you're not officially welcomed until you've incurred the wrath of Drumwoulf.
  Topic: Cuppini Tall winshield (WSBUD2) on an '08 125
MrNatural

Replies: 27
Views: 3127

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 3:16 am   Subject: Re: windscreens!!!!!!!!
Very Happy Can't say enough good things about my new 66 scoot screen...

So many people have bought this windshield since I first introduced it to the forums, I wonder what windshield brand/model would be o ...
  Topic: Waiting and waiting at traffic lights ...
MrNatural

Replies: 24
Views: 1930

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:21 am   Subject: Waiting and waiting at traffic lights ...
Welcome! And that's a good question. I think if you use the Search feature you'll find a discussion on that very topic.
  Topic: BOOTS: Women's Icon Bombshell Boots
MrNatural

Replies: 14
Views: 12898

PostForum: Reviews   Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:06 pm   Subject: BOOTS: Women's Icon Bombshell Boots
Kind of pointless w/out......um...seeing them on....um....someone.
  Topic: [NSR] "Extra" Hour
MrNatural

Replies: 28
Views: 1771

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:02 pm   Subject: [NSR] "Extra" Hour
Arizona is too cool for daylight savings time Cool

or we're just too lazy to mess with our clocks.

I like to think that "Time revolves around Arizona"

Actually I just read Arizona i ...
  Topic: Buddy not so great in ~cold~...
MrNatural

Replies: 19
Views: 1662

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2008 10:53 pm   Subject: Buddy not so great in ~cold~...
Good thing you have that Vespa GT200 at the ready and won't have to man-up. : )
  Topic: I rode to work... I rode home... nothing happened
MrNatural

Replies: 139
Views: 10914

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 3:49 am   Subject: I rode to work... I rode home... nothing happened
Rode to work today with temp reading of 32.6 degrees, beautiful sunny sky and little wind. It was GREAT to have the big old windshield on the scoot. I can ride w/my full-face visor open and not steam ...
  Topic: It's a 50cc, Officer
MrNatural

Replies: 8
Views: 1138

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 4:15 am   Subject: It's a 50cc, Officer
Kentucky...Ohio...nuf said....
  Topic: wind screens are they worth it
MrNatural

Replies: 32
Views: 2588

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:04 am   Subject: wind screens are they worth it
60 degrees....cold.....That's funny!! I lived in Orange Cty for 2yrs back in the 80's. Yeah it was nice in January to have mild temps but the smog and traffic, Blah!!!
Move back to MN....Boy was it g ...
  Topic: wind screens are they worth it
MrNatural

Replies: 32
Views: 2588

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 3:15 pm   Subject: wind screens are they worth it
I got the tall shield but will cut it down per instructions on another thread here.
I think it's MUCH more comfortable riding now. One of my helmet is one of those half or bowl shape ones that doesn' ...
  Topic: [NBR] What's your favorite hangover cure?
MrNatural

Replies: 50
Views: 4644

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 2:15 am   Subject: [NBR] What's your favorite hangover cure?
Twenty-two more 24hr periods until 4yrs of sobriety. When I see my co-workers come in hung over........OMG am I thankful!!!!

Gatorade was a favorite tho!!!
  Topic: Wipeout!
MrNatural

Replies: 17
Views: 1283

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 2:08 am   Subject: Wipeout!
Had a knucklehead mishap myself a couple wks ago. I was at a local lake to go for a run and knew it was going to be dark by the time I got back so I decided to lock up Buddy (for the first time all y ...
  Topic: % Scooter vs. Cage
MrNatural

Replies: 20
Views: 1856

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 1:48 am   Subject: % Scooter vs. Cage
I have no idea about % of use but my goal this yr was to bicycle/scoot to work 60x which would roughly be 25% of the time. Despite a late start due to a cold/crappy spring in MN I believe I'm pretty c ...
  Topic: A short story of terror from a newbie rider
MrNatural

Replies: 19
Views: 1616

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 9:49 pm   Subject: A short story of terror from a newbie rider
Welcome to the bottom of the road vehicle food chain!


Sadly that is REALLY something one needs to come to accept to a large degree as w/bicycling which I do a LOT of. Otherwise all that crap aut ...
  Topic: Gas Gauge Question
MrNatural

Replies: 19
Views: 1287

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 4:10 pm   Subject: Gas Gauge Question
I am going to put some gas in a clean soda bottle and run it empty some day.
You might want to check to make sure that the bottle you put it in is resistant to gasoline; some plastics react with cert ...
 
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