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  Topic: Honest-to-Goodness Series Italia pics!
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 20
Views: 1465

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 2:14 pm   Subject: Honest-to-Goodness Series Italia pics!
I'm incredibly jealous.
  Topic: Thank god for Spring!
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 11
Views: 1178

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 6:46 pm   Subject: Thank god for Spring!
I'm jealous! Apparently I need to move to Arizona just to ride my poor neglected Buddy.
  Topic: Post what you paid OTD for your buddy
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 18
Views: 1617

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 5:57 pm   Subject: Re: Post what you paid OTD for your buddy
I'm interesting in gathering the following info from everyone:

1. Date of purchase (month/year is fine) - August of 2006

2. What model/year Buddy did you buy? - 2006 Buddy 50cc

3. New or Use ...
  Topic: Buddy Customization
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 14
Views: 2174

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:09 pm   Subject: Buddy Customization
I really want to get a decal of a vintage pin-up girl for my orange scoot. I've looked on Ebay and some other decal websites, but I haven't found what I'm looking for.
I can't believe how expensiv ...
  Topic: Merry Christmas! Who got new scoot gear?
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 33
Views: 2941

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2006 5:48 pm   Subject: Merry Christmas! Who got new scoot gear?
Scooter Polo! It would have to be played on a "field" the size of a mall parking lot. And we may have to have custom left side throttles for us rightys. But I think it can be done... and Bud ...
  Topic: Merry Christmas! Who got new scoot gear?
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 33
Views: 2941

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2006 10:13 pm   Subject: Merry Christmas! Who got new scoot gear?
I got my scoot trailer!!! I'm really excited to use it! All I need to buy is a Class II hitch and then Buddy and I can hit the open road. Cool

I'm seeing this new sport too... maybe "Scoote ...
  Topic: Local Scooter Clubs Boards
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 10
Views: 1228

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 10:35 pm   Subject: Local Scooter Clubs Boards
Yeah, I've noticed that there are only a handful of us that post regularly and actually reply.

I just thought another local forum/message board with 180+ members would be slightly more active tha ...
  Topic: Local Scooter Clubs Boards
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 10
Views: 1228

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 6:02 pm   Subject: Local Scooter Clubs Boards
I've joined a local scooter group in Seattle to do some riding and meet new scoot owners in my area. They have there page on MeetUp.com.

What I've noticed about their page and message boards... no ...
  Topic: Scooter Trailer
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 9
Views: 1473

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 2:53 pm   Subject: Scooter Trailer
It looks like I have a Class II hitch. So, that should be good for 300lbs.
  Topic: Scooter Trailer
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 9
Views: 1473

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 2:31 am   Subject: Scooter Trailer
I drive a Subaru Stationwagon and it has a hitch. I'm actually not sure what the rating is on it. I'll have to check.
I like the idea of not needing a second person to get the scoot on the ramp.
  Topic: Scooter Trailer
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 9
Views: 1473

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 12:53 am   Subject: Scooter Trailer
Good to know!

Do you guys ship out of state?
  Topic: How was your commute today?
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 267
Views: 15177

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:30 pm   Subject: How was your commute today?
Two words: FREAKIN' FANTASTIC!

I haven't had the change to ride Buddy in about a month because of our wind/rain/snow storms... but it was 40 degrees and clear... and out came Buddy.
I had to ki ...
  Topic: Scooter Trailer
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 9
Views: 1473

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:23 pm   Subject: Scooter Trailer
So, I'm thinking of getting a trailer for my Buddy. Since I have the 50cc, I have a harder time getting it to Seattle for scoot events and rides. Anyone own one and has advice on what to get? I was ...
  Topic: New Outfit for Hobbes
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 18
Views: 1978

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2006 10:35 pm   Subject: New Outfit for Hobbes
Looks good! I was trying to decide what seat cover design to get for my orange Bud. I don't know that I want an animal print. I think a pirate print would be fun.
  Topic: Financing
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 14
Views: 1358

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2006 3:05 pm   Subject: Financing
I financed my scooter through my bank, First Tech Credit Union. Keep in mind, that banks only finance the MSRP of the scooter... not title, taxes, etc.
Because it's considered a Recreational Vehic ...
  Topic: How was your commute today?
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 267
Views: 15177

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:41 pm   Subject: How was your commute today?
I've been really sad Sad because I haven't been able to ride my buddy for three whole weeks. It has been raining so bad here with hail, flooding and high winds... so the buddy has been hiding under ...
  Topic: Our First Scooter
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 15
Views: 1391

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 10:28 pm   Subject: Our First Scooter
I have the 50cc also, and it is perfect for my everday commuting in town. I've topped out around 40mph and have had an easy time keeping up with traffic.

I agree though, that if I would have known ...
  Topic: got a letter from genuine today...
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 39
Views: 2905

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2006 11:45 pm   Subject: got a letter from genuine today...
I just got mine today too.
  Topic: Non-full face helmet question
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 31
Views: 3107

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2006 6:12 pm   Subject: Non-full face helmet question
I don't personally wear a half helmet, but my boyfriend does and he wears these cool aviator googles he got at a local scooter shop. They look like the old school wrap around goggles, but with a mode ...
  Topic: Riding at night
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 43
Views: 2785

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:54 pm   Subject: Riding at night
I just don my black leather jacket, black helmet (and since it's cold out) my black ski mask, and my black gloves...climb on my black Urban Assault Vehicle and sneak up on the cagers...they never know ...
  Topic: So My girlfiriend wants nothing to do with me. [Necropost]
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 65
Views: 4720

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:51 pm   Subject: So My girlfiriend wants nothing to do with me. [Necropost]
I'll let you all in on a little secret. Women completely understand the way men think; we just totally disagree with it. Laughing

Wow... did you ever hit the nail on the head. Wink Laughing
  Topic: Riding at night
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 43
Views: 2785

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2006 9:48 pm   Subject: Riding at night
Wait... the Buddy has high beams? How did I miss that?

Was that sarcasm? Buddy's high beam is not very bright... when it's on, a blue indciaitor shows up on your dash.

Nope, not sarcasm... sur ...
  Topic: Riding at night
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 43
Views: 2785

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2006 3:00 pm   Subject: Riding at night
Wait... the Buddy has high beams? How did I miss that?
  Topic: So My girlfiriend wants nothing to do with me. [Necropost]
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 65
Views: 4720

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2006 2:58 pm   Subject: So My girlfiriend wants nothing to do with me. [Necropost]
Take it from a woman... don't blame her or you'll never hear the end of it.
  Topic: Cold Weather Woes
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 11
Views: 1160

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 6:29 pm   Subject: Cold Weather Woes
So yesterday I had the very unpleasant task of driving over an hour on the scoot in the 30 degree cold. At first it was fine, but I've ran into some crappy cold weather woes I need help fixing.

Fi ...
  Topic: Cars suck!!
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 19
Views: 1752

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 6:24 pm   Subject: Cars suck!!
It's been pretty bad in the outskirts of Seattle. At least once a day I have a jerk trying to pass me although I'm going over the posted speed limit.

The other day I even had a BMW pass me in a no ...
  Topic: 2500 in the (almost) buff....
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 9
Views: 1444

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 2:57 pm   Subject: 2500 in the (almost) buff....
That sounds cold... and breezy.
  Topic: 2-wheeler tally on morning commute
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 15
Views: 1359

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:15 pm   Subject: 2-wheeler tally on morning commute
Okay, now I feel like a wuss. This morning I debated about taking the Buddy out in the high 40's. Confused Ultimately... the car came out instead. I really need a windshield. I need to get more " ...
  Topic: Scooter World Buddy Review
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 2
Views: 920

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:13 pm   Subject: Scooter World Buddy Review
That was a great review for The Buddy. Makes me love my Buddy even more!
  Topic: I hate ridding in the cold, but I like riding,
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 43
Views: 3457

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2006 4:42 pm   Subject: I hate ridding in the cold, but I like riding,
Everybody keeps talking about pants. We're supposed to wear pants when we ride???

Nope, pants are optional. Wink
  Topic: What have you named your Buddy?
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 95
Views: 9063

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2006 1:59 pm   Subject: What have you named your Buddy?
Ha! I love the Power Puff Girl reference!

I named my orange Buddy, Screwdriver. I thought it fit.
  Topic: yet another topcase option....
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 11
Views: 1380

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2006 1:58 pm   Subject: yet another topcase option....
After reading this thread yesterday I ended up having a dream last night that pumpkins were the only viable way to haul cargo. Of course, my pumpkin was blue for some reason. Man, this forum is gett ...
  Topic: Damn the Fuzz!
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 12
Views: 1556

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2006 9:43 pm   Subject: Damn the Fuzz!
Yeah, in WA you can get a ticket without the gun. Apparently he was feeling overly "gracious" today. Such a jerk too. I should have kicked his bumper. It would have been different if it ...
  Topic: Fuel Reserve
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 19
Views: 1689

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2006 9:40 pm   Subject: Fuel Reserve
Of course, now that Ericalm has totaled the little pink rocket, I'll have to start all over.

Oh, how sad! Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad A proper burial is in order! Wink
  Topic: Damn the Fuzz!
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 12
Views: 1556

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2006 9:34 pm   Subject: Damn the Fuzz!
Well, it finally happened. I got pulled over on my Buddy. The fuzz caught me!

Okay, so I deserved it for one of the reasons... but not both. My temp plates expired and I completely forgot to put ...
  Topic: Motorcycle Ohio Safety Course
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 35
Views: 3081

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2006 1:59 pm   Subject: Motorcycle Ohio Safety Course
I'm really surprised how many states won't let you take the class on your scooter. In Washington they have classes just for scooters and will even make special arrangements for normal classes so you' ...
  Topic: Should I Trade Up?
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 17
Views: 1742

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 1:59 pm   Subject: Should I Trade Up?
Yeah, I've been wanting to start a riding group on the Eastside. No one I knows has a scooter or motorbike, so I have to ride by myself. Gets kind of boring sometimes. I figure that if I had a 125c ...
  Topic: Should I Trade Up?
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 17
Views: 1742

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 9:43 pm   Subject: Should I Trade Up?
Melody - I'm actually in Kirkland now. I was in Ballard for a while... and yeah the hills KILL in the 50cc. I drive with my sister sometimes in the Moped Army which is in Ballard... but they drive e ...
  Topic: Should I Trade Up?
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 17
Views: 1742

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2006 10:13 pm   Subject: Should I Trade Up?
Thanks for the insight guys... I appreciate the help. I think I will wait a few months and trade up to the 125cc when funds allow. It seems like the best way to go... cause I wanna GO! Laughing
  Topic: Should I Trade Up?
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 17
Views: 1742

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2006 10:12 pm   Subject: Should I Trade Up?
I've had my 50cc Buddy for a few months now, and have been loving every minute of it. However, I've noticed that it would be nice to be able to go a little faster than just 45mph.

I only live a fe ...
  Topic: Things I Love About My Buddy
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 21
Views: 1650

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2006 10:07 pm   Subject: Things I Love About My Buddy
When little kids point to my Buddy and say to their parents, "I want one of those, it's cool!".
  Topic: buddy shirt releases
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 11
Views: 1268

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 1:54 pm   Subject: buddy shirt releases
I love it! Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
  Topic: Helmet brand questions
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 18
Views: 7271

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:47 pm   Subject: Helmet brand questions
I own two of the Z1R helmets and have really liked them. I bought an open face Metro when I first bought my Buddy and I just bought a second one with a full face pull-down visor for colder weather dr ...
  Topic: yahoo article on scoots
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 9
Views: 1643

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2006 6:09 pm   Subject: yahoo article on scoots
That, in and of itself, is worth it. I get questions all the time of other people wondering aloud if it's uncomfortable or dangerous. My answer is simple, living is dangerous, driving is dangerous, ...
  Topic: yahoo article on scoots
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 9
Views: 1643

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2006 5:05 pm   Subject: yahoo article on scoots
One of my favorite negative reactions to scooters. Ericalm was pulling into a parking lot last fall, and this 60something man sputtered at him, "We drive cars in this country, not BUBBLES." ...
  Topic: New here
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 4
Views: 1362

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2006 3:39 pm   Subject: Re: Me too!
Hey, just got my Buddy 125 yesterday and I've already put 63-fun as hell-miles on it.

I think we need to trademark that phase... fun as hell miles. Loves it. Laughing
  Topic: The Scooter Wave
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 15
Views: 2113

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2006 2:52 pm   Subject: The Scooter Wave
Being that I'm new to the whole two wheel world, I'm still a little nervous about the whole wave thing. I've had a few motorcycles wave at me on my way to work, but I don't think I'd ever initiate th ...
  Topic: Thinkin about buying a buddy
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 39
Views: 3616

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 4:02 pm   Subject: Thinkin about buying a buddy
I've looked into taking the course around my area eventhough I own a 50cc. I thought the experience would be good. With the research I did I found that most places will allow you to take the course ...
  Topic: QUESTIONs! HELP!
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 21
Views: 2463

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 2:18 pm   Subject: QUESTIONs! HELP!
I had the same problem, since I live in a sketchy neighborhood with no garage. I ended up buying a generic motorcycle cover at my local auto parts store and buying a chain to secure it to a post. It ...
  Topic: Two-Wheel Enthusiast Input Needed
NarMeowZippy

Replies: 4
Views: 1737

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 2:01 pm   Subject: Two-Wheel Enthusiast Input Needed
Ha! How cool!

Here's something that might be fun! If you have a photo of your sister's scooter/moped, you can send it to this guy



that is the best idea! I could put metric tools in the pina ...
 
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