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  Topic: June 10th: Genuine Celebration Rides Through RVA!
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:31 pm   Subject: Richmond Genuine Celebration Ride
Havent been on the forum in a while, but came out today to ride with Phil, Chelsea and a bunch of other genuine scooterists. Thanks y'all for putting together a great ride. Phil, it was nice meeting ...
  Topic: July Scavenger Hunt (Week Two) - Animals
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Replies: 19
Views: 2462

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2009 1:22 am   Subject: July Scavenger Hunt (Week Two) - Animals


Boy oh boy.....in my book....YOU WIN....Hands down.

GREAT photo!!! Clap Clap Clap Clap
  Topic: Stolen Scooter Retrieved (RVA)
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Replies: 29
Views: 2417

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 10:06 pm   Subject: Stolen Scooter Retrieved (RVA)
Yea!!! Mayra.....I'm so glad you got the Little Pinkster back! I've been thinking about this a lot. Glad it wasn't any worse that it was for you. Although, I know it was a bummer.

Take care... ...
  Topic: How old are you?/Dogs or cats.
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Replies: 58
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 5:25 pm   Subject: How old are you?/Dogs or cats.
Waaaay to close to one of those major decade busters.....as in 6 - 0 .
One 19 1/2 year old cat (used to be two, but the boy-cat died a few years ago) and one stray dog.
  Topic: July Scavenger Hunt (Week Two) - Animals
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Replies: 19
Views: 2462

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:32 am   Subject: July Scavenger Hunt (Week Two) - Animals
Maybe he could just rest his head on the seat?

...Now, where can I get a full-body animal suit? Laughing
Get a horse suit and I'll share it with you. I'll be the back half (I have practice playing t ...
  Topic: July Scavenger Hunt (Week One)
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Replies: 13
Views: 1725

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:29 am   Subject: July Scavenger Hunt (Week One)
Geez.....what's happened to everyone? Only 3 entries? In July? I couldn't wait for the fun to begin again! Where's sailortot? ScootLemont? Orange Guy? MarsR? Brape? and my old buddy sotied? ...
  Topic: Could Use Some Guidance Towards a Decision..
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:11 pm   Subject: Could Use Some Guidance Towards a Decision..
Ditto on the 125. I ride 35 miles round trip to work on roads where I regularly do 50+ BMH and have no problem. Although...I must admit I'm hankering to see what Genuine has in store for the bigger ...
  Topic: How many scoots sold do you think this forum is responsible
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Replies: 37
Views: 3272

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:07 pm   Subject: How many scoots sold do you think this forum is responsible
Found the forum shortly after getting my Buddy. But, I have to say that my enthusiasm has been enhanced by this site, and has enabled me to do a lot of minor work on my scooter on my own, which easi ...
  Topic: What to expect?
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Replies: 33
Views: 1679

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 9:57 pm   Subject: What to expect?
What can you expect? A perma-grin when you're crusing around on your buddy. Very Happy

Reminds me of the old saying...."How do you tell a happy motorcyclist (or scooterist)?"

By the bugs on ...
  Topic: WorldWide Scooter Tag
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PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:58 am   Subject: WorldWide Scooter Tag
You did not have to go far or wait for very long for that shot! AC&T is the only coffee shop I know of located right at a train crossing. I ride my Buddy up to AC&T and The Caboose every Wed ...
  Topic: WorldWide Scooter Tag
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PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:59 pm   Subject: WorldWide Scooter Tag
http://i563.photobucket.com/albums/ss75/bustoc/coffeeshop.jpg


And the tag.....your scooter at a railroad crossing with a train going by!

http://i563.photobucket.com/albums/ss75/bustoc/scootera ...
  Topic: July Scavenger Hunt (Week One)
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Replies: 13
Views: 1725

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:55 pm   Subject: July Scavenger Hunt (Week One)
Ok....tell me if I get all these....not sure..

+2 Scooter in picture
+1 You in picture
+3 Bucket in picture
+5 Car wash in the background
+5 You in picture with a shower cap on
+15 Scoote ...
  Topic: *UPDATED* I just drew this...
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Replies: 24
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PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 6:30 pm   Subject: *UPDATED* I just drew this...
I for one am impressed. I can't do crap in photoshop. Frustrating!
  Topic: trickle charger or new battery?
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 10:38 am   Subject: trickle charger or new battery?
Can you charge the scoot's battery WITHOUT taking it out of the scoot??

I have the tail thingy from the battery tender attached to my battery and just leave it there all the time. When I need to p ...
  Topic: WorldWide Scooter Tag
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PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 6:47 pm   Subject: WorldWide Scooter Tag
OK....finally found a single bale of hay!



And since it's the 4th of July....go find a fireworks stand....quickly!

http://i563.photobucket.com/albums/ss75/bustoc/fireworks.jpg


OK sorry . ...
  Topic: Neat Odometer Readings
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Replies: 191
Views: 31362

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 5:43 pm   Subject: Neat Odometer Readings
heres minehttp://photos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs084.snc1/4895_1112117928472_1392624173_30325403_6996279_n.jpg and i think im the first 300+ pounder to hit 10,000+
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Awwwww....you should ...
  Topic: windshield
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Replies: 18
Views: 3100

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:50 am   Subject: windshield
I put a medium Prima windscreen on last year and really like it a lot. Here's a link to the "makeover" on my Buddy and you can see the windscreen. I agree that it gives you protection...ad ...
  Topic: Scooter's Name
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Replies: 63
Views: 3796

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 1:59 pm   Subject: Scooter's Name
I use a couple different ones...... "The Pinkster", "Budnette", or simply "Pink". I've also converted pink to a verb.....as in "I'm gonna go pink a bit!" O ...
  Topic: I just had 3 cyclists drafting off my scooter
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 1:47 pm   Subject: I just had 3 cyclists drafting off my scooter
Me too.....I picked up a lone cycle rider one weekend out on the county roads. He stayed with me for about 1/2 mile or so until I kicked it up and left him. It was fun watching him in my mirror... ...
  Topic: How do you wash a scooter?
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Replies: 45
Views: 6131

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 26, 2009 4:02 pm   Subject: How do you wash a scooter?
Really, the plastic is very forgiving if you follow some basic guidelines: don't use dishsoap, beware of solvents, cleaners and waxes that aren't recommended for use on plastic.



OK...so my curi ...
  Topic: Thinking of getting my wife a Buddy 50
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Views: 1487

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 26, 2009 3:10 pm   Subject: Thinking of getting my wife a Buddy 50
On the other hand, if she wants a 125 or 150, then that's what we'll do.


Well, when you get right down to it....what SHE wants is really all that matters. We're all just trying to "tell our ...
  Topic: What do you do for work??
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 26, 2009 2:44 pm   Subject: What do you do for work??
I'm a Manager of a group in the Customer Service area with the biggest electric utility in VA. Sort of a data-mining/analyst group that supports primarily the billing functions. Before that in anoth ...
  Topic: Thinking of getting my wife a Buddy 50
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Replies: 26
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 26, 2009 9:30 am   Subject: Thinking of getting my wife a Buddy 50
Excluding work, both can do just about anything they need in the neighborhood (gym, coffee, grocery store, Target, etc.) on the 50cc.

Well, one last thing to consider.....What sort of traffic wil ...
  Topic: Thinking of getting my wife a Buddy 50
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Views: 1487

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 25, 2009 9:17 pm   Subject: Thinking of getting my wife a Buddy 50
Well, ya'll didn't mention anything about the fact that a 50 doesn't require a license whereas as 125 would require she get a MC license. While I personally think the MSF course was great and everyon ...
  Topic: Defination
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Replies: 5
Views: 792

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 3:09 pm   Subject: Re: Hey Folks
I think of those who paid the ultimate price for the freedom we have to speak, to dissigree, to post threads like this. ....
AND I thank them for it is for them I am here today to remember.


:cl ...
  Topic: Stebel Magnum horn easy to install on a 2007 Buddy 125...
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Replies: 31
Views: 1787

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 11:33 am   Subject: Stebel Magnum horn easy to install on a 2007 Buddy 125...
Pics of how I have it installed. Like I said, it still requires some moving around to make sure it doesn't hit the legshield but I've had it in there for quite a while with no movement. The zip tie ...
  Topic: The official "MOD" thread
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Views: 11277

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 8:53 pm   Subject: The official "MOD" thread
Front chrome rack
Rear chrome rack
Rear basket
Windshield
Stebel Magnum horn
Painted interior & back fender panels black
Cat & paw decals

http://i563.photobucket.com/albums/ss75/busto ...
  Topic: How do you wash a scooter?
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Replies: 45
Views: 6131

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 5:45 pm   Subject: How do you wash a scooter?
Really, the plastic is very forgiving if you follow some basic guidelines: don't use dishsoap, beware of solvents, cleaners and waxes that aren't recommended for use on plastic.



OK...so my curi ...
  Topic: Neat Odometer Readings
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Replies: 191
Views: 31362

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 12:25 pm   Subject: Neat Odometer Readings
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v372/malicein1derland/027.jpg

WOW!!! That's a winner! 22,222.2 on your 2002 Stella, I presume? Great pic.
  Topic: Highway question.
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Replies: 37
Views: 2387

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 22, 2009 3:23 pm   Subject: Highway question.
I live in Ashland and commute regularly down Route 1 all the way into downtown. I've also done quite a bit of scooting all over the west end and across the "rivah"...to the southside. I'm ...
  Topic: Neat Odometer Readings
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Replies: 191
Views: 31362

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu May 21, 2009 9:59 pm   Subject: Neat Odometer Readings
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/185/436415256_1764bce695.jpg

Me too!

WOW!! Is this a recent pic? 666 miles on a 2006 Buddy???
  Topic: Show your 2-tone switched body panel pics...?
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Replies: 31
Views: 2259

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 21, 2009 9:56 pm   Subject: Show your 2-tone switched body panel pics...?
why don't you just paint them? I finally decided to give it a try and was very pleased with my results. I posted a pic on

I have nowhere to spraypaint -- even my back alley is well-traveled. I'v ...
  Topic: Show your 2-tone switched body panel pics...?
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 21, 2009 1:11 am   Subject: Show your 2-tone switched body panel pics...?
Sigh, I am *still* waiting for a black interior.


why don't you just paint them? I finally decided to give it a try and was very pleased with my results. I posted a pic on [url=http://www.moder ...
  Topic: Anyone else having this problem?
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Replies: 11
Views: 744

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 21, 2009 12:57 am   Subject: Anyone else having this problem?
Same thing happens to me. Sometimes the arrow thingys are there after I read the thread....sometimes they aren't. go figure!
  Topic: Neat Odometer Readings
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Replies: 191
Views: 31362

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Wed May 20, 2009 10:39 pm   Subject: Neat Odometer Readings
Well, I've seen various threads on this, but nothing devoted entirely to neat odometer readings. I pulled into a parking lot on my way home from work today and did a lap around it, so that I could ta ...
  Topic: Alarm for buddy
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Replies: 43
Views: 2989

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 17, 2009 2:46 pm   Subject: Alarm for buddy
OK...so I've gone out and looked at the Xena disc locks thinking I would get one. Downloaded the http://i563.photobucket.com/albums/ss75/bustoc/brakes.jpg
  Topic: (nbr) Ladies mesh jacket closeout
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Replies: 6
Views: 671

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 10, 2009 3:58 pm   Subject: (nbr) Ladies mesh jacket closeout
i got the email about them from newenough as well & snatched one up in red today! Smile

Me too!! Only I opted for the Silver w/black. Never can have enough "apparel"! Smile
  Topic: Favorite Stickers or Decals on your Scoot
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Replies: 205
Views: 75162

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat May 09, 2009 3:36 pm   Subject: Favorite Stickers or Decals on your Scoot
My two favorite things....my Buddy & cats!

So, why not put them together? Idea

New paint job...new decals....and maybe a new name for the Pinkster....

Now she really is " ...
  Topic: May Scavenger Hunt
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Replies: 28
Views: 2364

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri May 08, 2009 6:46 pm   Subject: May Scavenger Hunt
Ok,....just for fun....not much on points: 12 big ones!

+5 for pic of scoot with a truck, car, Jeep, motorized vehicle with the company’s logo
+5 if more than one truck, car, Jeep, motorized ve ...
  Topic: Today's Ride
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Replies: 5
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PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 4:22 pm   Subject: Today's Ride
The Pinkster, the Ipod & I decided to head out on a morning ride today --- before the temps got into the 90's. It was a pleasant journey. We thought we'd share some of the scenery with you.
...
  Topic: WorldWide Scooter Tag
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PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 11:01 am   Subject: WorldWide Scooter Tag

I really like going out and finding stuff for the tag, but I can never think of anything to do for the next one... Confused

Why try to "think" of something.......I just go out and ride aroun ...
  Topic: Pink Buddy Makeover in Progress
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Views: 2237

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 10:54 am   Subject: Pink Buddy Makeover in Progress
beautiful beautiful!! you should paint the rims pink

That's what I am doing.

that is awesome!! i haven't seen anybody with pink rims yet, post pictures please when you are done! Cool

Yes....do ...
  Topic: Pink Buddy Makeover in Progress
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Views: 2237

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 12:43 am   Subject: Pink Buddy Makeover in Progress
I ended up with three extra screws after taking mine apart...I also thought about labeling the screws when disassembling but decided it couldn't be that hard to figure out where they went...boy was I ...
  Topic: WorldWide Scooter Tag
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Views: 106325

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 10:15 pm   Subject: WorldWide Scooter Tag
Well, if I had a pink, red, orange, cream, or white scooter, I'd already be done! Don't even need to go anywhere! Green on the other hand, not so easy. Can I go by Lowe's and borrow one of theirs? ...
  Topic: WorldWide Scooter Tag
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PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 10:00 pm   Subject: WorldWide Scooter Tag
OK...here's a roadside vegetable stand. Will this do?


http://i563.photobucket.com/albums/ss75/bustoc/DSC02221.jpg


and here's the tag......how about your scoot with flowers/shrubs that ar ...
  Topic: first white one ;)
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PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 6:03 pm   Subject: first white one ;)
Very nice! Smile
  Topic: Pink Buddy Makeover in Progress
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Replies: 23
Views: 2237

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 9:32 pm   Subject: All Done
Well, she's all done. The good news is.....I'm pleased with the results. I think she looks just fine. The bad news is......in spite of my meticulous screw labeling efforts, I managed to put her ba ...
  Topic: [NSR] Rosa's Cat Thread
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Views: 13549

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 8:58 pm   Subject: [NSR] Rosa's Cat Thread

How pretty are they? I love the picture!

I'm glad you have cat-specific furniture.

Thanks... they use to dearly love being on the screened in porch, sitting atop their ladder perch. It was s ...
  Topic: [NSR] Rosa's Cat Thread
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PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:33 pm   Subject: [NSR] Rosa's Cat Thread
Oh MY!!! I am SO a cat person!

Hercules (crouching) who crossed over the Rainbow bridge a couple of years ago...and Dia his life long friend who just celebrated her 19th birthday earlier this mon ...
  Topic: Pink Buddy Makeover in Progress
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Views: 2237

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2009 11:47 pm   Subject: Pink Buddy Makeover in Progress
OK, so I finally took the plunge. The Pinkster is undergoing a slight "de-pinking". I'm gonna go for the black panels that Angela and Vanessa have on their pink scoots. I think it looks ...
 
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