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  Topic: Finally Scraped my Center Stand! w00t!
Sunil

Replies: 66
Views: 3698

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 5:33 pm   Subject: Finally Scraped my Center Stand! w00t!
Ive scraped a few times, a lot of times when riding 2 up, and though I dont really like the feeling I've never felt the scooters back wheel leave the ground. Has anyone actually crashed a buddy this w ...
  Topic: pics of paint jobs
Sunil

Replies: 25
Views: 6661

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:29 pm   Subject: pics of paint jobs
Beautiful Job! is the rim stripe painted on or a sticker?
  Topic: pics of paint jobs
Sunil

Replies: 25
Views: 6661

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Aug 01, 2008 3:48 am   Subject: pics of paint jobs
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  Topic: NSR: Any musicians on MB?
Sunil

Replies: 112
Views: 5483

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:16 pm   Subject: NSR: Any musicians on MB?
I play a little guitar. Actually I get a lot of crap from people when I ride my buddy to lessons with my guitar on my back. I guess I look like im trying too hard too be cool or something. Whats the l ...
  Topic: What brand helmet fits under the seat?
Sunil

Replies: 27
Views: 1891

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:48 pm   Subject: What brand helmet fits under the seat?
My medium scorpion exo 400 fits with a little room to spare. I have to stuff the paperwork and tool i carry inside the helmet to make room. make sure you have it facing forward and close the seat wit ...
  Topic: Hi everyone!
Sunil

Replies: 36
Views: 3275

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2008 4:16 pm   Subject: Hi everyone!
Hello gottascoot! The buddy can feel a bit small for some people. Then again many 6 foot ish riders love it, myself included. You should go down to your local scooter shop and sit on a few models. Tha ...
  Topic: Where is everyone?
Sunil

Replies: 32
Views: 1540

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 6:27 pm   Subject: Where is everyone?
Thanks guys! The Lucky Lady will be on a scoot soon hopefully. She had a bad bike car incident a while back and is still a bit timid about 2 wheels so I dont want to force her. Shes interested in goin ...
  Topic: NSR: Greatest Movies of ALL TIME!
Sunil

Replies: 73
Views: 3124

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 6:13 pm   Subject: NSR: Greatest Movies of ALL TIME!
you guys got all my favorites except one:

Dead Man
  Topic: Has anyone had their buddy stolen?
Sunil

Replies: 13
Views: 1275

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:50 pm   Subject: Has anyone had their buddy stolen?
My friend metropolitan was stolen (she left it parked at a train station with no disk lock or chain for a weekend- not reccomended) The police actually recovered it a few day later. Seems like someone ...
  Topic: Poll for ready made blinker mod Y cables
Sunil

Replies: 9
Views: 863

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:43 pm   Subject: Poll for ready made blinker mod Y cables
I prefer to do it myself, but I think it would be great to have some mods like this on the market! 15 to 20 bucks. Just package it with a disclaimer stating you are not responsible if someone jacks up ...
  Topic: Give a Buddy a hand? Need a pic of ceter stand
Sunil

Replies: 23
Views: 1224

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:35 pm   Subject: Give a Buddy a hand? Need a pic of ceter stand
My center stand often doesnt go all the way up when I roll the bike off it. Ive made it a habit to kick it back lightly with my foot as I drive off just to make sure its up. I usually only scrape it w ...
  Topic: Maintenance Costs
Sunil

Replies: 28
Views: 2102

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:19 pm   Subject: Maintenance Costs
For me the overall cost of owning my scooter is much less then the cost of the car it replaced. Id encourage people shopping for a scooter to ask about maintenence costs at the dealer and add that in ...
  Topic: Where is everyone?
Sunil

Replies: 32
Views: 1540

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:38 pm   Subject: Where is everyone?
Ive been busy lately... Getting married! Going on a honeymoon tomorrow so Ill talk to you all later!
  Topic: BIRD TARGET or Other debris
Sunil

Replies: 16
Views: 1073

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2008 5:06 pm   Subject: BIRD TARGET or Other debris
I slammed through a migrating swarm of bees at about 50 mph once. It felt like that scene in Empire where they fly in to the asteroid field. Another good reason to wear a full helmet.
  Topic: Calibrate speedo?
Sunil

Replies: 21
Views: 1783

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2008 4:59 pm   Subject: Calibrate speedo?
I've been wanting to make a custom faceplate that goes inside the speedo display. I was thinking it just might be easier to find out the percentage and at what point the MPH are off and then create t ...
  Topic: Anyone know about this? 155cc Bolt on kit
Sunil

Replies: 6
Views: 801

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 4:12 pm   Subject: Anyone know about this? 155cc Bolt on kit
The seller doesn't have a lot of feedback. Id be careful. I'm not aware of a buddy kit thats reliable and actually works. Id sure be interested if someone finds one though! Remember that modifications ...
  Topic: Google Maps Street View I MADE IT ON!!!
Sunil

Replies: 92
Views: 19803

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 8:07 pm   Subject: Google Maps Street View I MADE IT ON!!!
Theres a street view of NoHo scooters

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=noho+scooters&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=61.153041,108.28125&ie=UTF8&ll=34.195759 ...
  Topic: What if your favorite Ale/Brew tripled in price overnight
Sunil

Replies: 47
Views: 1614

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:42 pm   Subject: What if your favorite Ale/Brew tripled in price overnight
+1 on brewing your own. seems like we have a lot of home brewers here!
  Topic: Honda Met or Yamaha Vino vs. a Buddy?
Sunil

Replies: 12
Views: 6605

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:40 pm   Subject: Honda Met or Yamaha Vino vs. a Buddy?
The metro is really cute and well put together. i rode one alot before i got my b125. Ive never ridden the b50 so I cant compare performance, but the metro is a bit too small for me. Im 5'11. Sit on a ...
  Topic: So, how is the Mccuff when filling the Buddy's tank?
Sunil

Replies: 68
Views: 8532

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:59 pm   Subject: So, how is the Mccuff when filling the Buddy's tank?

No name calling, please. Maybe he's using truffles and top-grade meats.

I never thought this would be such a hot topic.



Sorry, that was rude of me, but Ill bet you a $40 truffle and lobste ...
  Topic: So, how is the Mccuff when filling the Buddy's tank?
Sunil

Replies: 68
Views: 8532

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:32 am   Subject: So, how is the Mccuff when filling the Buddy's tank?
dont waste your money. 20 bucks is 20 bucks. I have never had any trouble filling the buddy. the pump always stops at the right time. And if you spend 40 dollars making a pizza then you sir are a reta ...
  Topic: California Motorcycle Permit Question
Sunil

Replies: 8
Views: 1054

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:22 am   Subject: California Motorcycle Permit Question
You will have to do both sides of the motorcycle test and only one side of the car test. A quick scan of the dmv book before the test should help.
  Topic: Helmet suggestions?
Sunil

Replies: 17
Views: 1234

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 31, 2008 10:22 pm   Subject: Helmet suggestions?
I too have a scorpion exo 400. Its pretty comfortable and doesn't fog as easily as my old gpx helmet. I did alot of shopping around and it stood out in its price range (I paid about $130, $99 is a goo ...
  Topic: Lonely at a Red Light
Sunil

Replies: 22
Views: 1678

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 27, 2008 5:24 pm   Subject: Lonely at a Red Light
No cop, no stop Wink
  Topic: My new ride
Sunil

Replies: 18
Views: 1347

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 20, 2008 1:07 am   Subject: My new ride
Nice 350! I love those bikes. That will be my next project. Just waiting for the right one to turn up on craigslist.
  Topic: What else is in your garage?
Sunil

Replies: 42
Views: 2767

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 5:39 pm   Subject: What else is in your garage?
1 90cc 72 Kawasaki g3
2 Mountain bikes
2 Fixies
1 vintage fuji touring bike
1 kona urban bike
Lots of tools for above bikes
snowboard
gardening stuff
screen printing equipment
camping stuff ...
  Topic: TOUR OF PGO FACTORY!!!!!!!!
Sunil

Replies: 51
Views: 6784

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 5:27 pm   Subject: TOUR OF PGO FACTORY!!!!!!!!
Good luck and have fun! I cant wait to see your pictures!
  Topic: My new ride
Sunil

Replies: 18
Views: 1347

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 5:16 pm   Subject: My new ride
Thats an awesome jacket! Do you know where to get it? Maybe they have a K72 version. Cool wallet too.

Oh, I figured it out. Fancy!
  Topic: Trick to Locking Steering Column?
Sunil

Replies: 9
Views: 1436

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 18, 2008 11:49 pm   Subject: Trick to Locking Steering Column?
Mine needs a wiggle to lock but it unlocks really smoothly. You'll get the hang of it!
  Topic: My new ride
Sunil

Replies: 18
Views: 1347

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 18, 2008 11:46 pm   Subject: My new ride
I got it a few months ago. It was completely in pieces, someone had started a resto project and got bored I guess. I just finished it yesterday and I broke it about an hour ago. I had about 8 good hou ...
  Topic: My new ride
Sunil

Replies: 18
Views: 1347

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 18, 2008 5:27 pm   Subject: My new ride
Yeah I know, its not a scooter but what the heck. Its a 1972 Kawasaki G3ss. 90 ccs of 2 stroke radness. I bought it cheap in pieces and learned alot while trying to get it back together and running. M ...
  Topic: Fuel
Sunil

Replies: 6
Views: 736

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 7:08 pm   Subject: Fuel
After the last gas discussion I switched from premium to regular and I have found there to be no noticeable difference in performance or mpg either up or down.
  Topic: Fuel
Sunil

Replies: 6
Views: 736

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 7:04 pm   Subject: Fuel
Here we go again
  Topic: Help me decide how to paint the "Widow Maker"
Sunil

Replies: 65
Views: 3793

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 7:02 pm   Subject: Help me decide how to paint the "Widow Maker"
1 or 3
you have to do the teeth!
  Topic: racing filters, kevlar belts???
Sunil

Replies: 19
Views: 1668

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:12 pm   Subject: racing filters, kevlar belts???
If you wear a kevlar belt will it keep your pants on in a crash?
  Topic: Kickstarting secret, revealed!
Sunil

Replies: 27
Views: 1531

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 5:12 pm   Subject: Kickstarting secret, revealed!
speaking of kickstarting...has anyone ever had the lever jammed shut due to rust? mine wont budge. any tips? maybe a can of wd-40?

WD-40 never really works for me. Use liquid wrench or tri-flow.
...
  Topic: Rattler 110 or Burgman 400?
Sunil

Replies: 16
Views: 1174

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 10:29 pm   Subject: Rattler 110 or Burgman 400?
HAHA!! Now that's funny...for the price of the GTS, I could get the Rattler adn the Burgman!

Lol, true. I was thinking a used one but it might still cost more. Actually the retail price of a new Bu ...
  Topic: Rattler 110 or Burgman 400?
Sunil

Replies: 16
Views: 1174

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:10 pm   Subject: Rattler 110 or Burgman 400?
vespa gts 250
  Topic: MRP Performance parts for buddy
Sunil

Replies: 5
Views: 738

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 08, 2008 6:17 pm   Subject: MRP Performance parts for buddy
Anyone know where I can get these?


Exhaust:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLg4alOJGMQ

Transmission:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jXnc65q1c4
  Topic: We're Not Fools This Weekender April 4,5,6 Hollywood
Sunil

Replies: 11
Views: 1155

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 06, 2008 6:22 pm   Subject: We're Not Fools This Weekender April 4,5,6 Hollywood
Fun Rally! Thanks to Noho for the BBQ, Thanks Eric for the pins! It was nice to meet and ride with you Sue!

Here are some pictures:

http://www.flickr.com/gp/25364524@N05/72z276
  Topic: Big, bigger, and biggest.. (Vespas)
Sunil

Replies: 18
Views: 3866

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:44 pm   Subject: Big, bigger, and biggest.. (Vespas)
Ill wait for the 1200
  Topic: Warranty Question
Sunil

Replies: 3
Views: 787

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:44 pm   Subject: Warranty Question
My stator had to be replaced under warranty a few months after I bought the scooter. From what I hear its a pretty unusual problem.
  Topic: NCY Buddy Brake Disc
Sunil

Replies: 13
Views: 1405

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:38 pm   Subject: NCY Buddy Brake Disc
Just the rotor or caliper as well?
  Topic: automatic stella's in 2009
Sunil

Replies: 67
Views: 12276

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 6:11 pm   Subject: automatic stella's in 2009
boo! Personally Id go with the manual. Im sure genuine will sell a million of them though. Alot of people are intimidated by shifting.
  Topic: My buddy let me down!
Sunil

Replies: 35
Views: 3321

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 5:15 am   Subject: My buddy let me down!
I was one of the few with a bad stator but luckily my mechanic diagnosed it quickly and I had it back in less then 2 weeks. 3 weeks with no information is pretty crappy. Is Ducati of Seattle the name ...
  Topic: no brakes while cornering
Sunil

Replies: 24
Views: 1363

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 4:53 am   Subject: no brakes while cornering
Its true that you never want to brake during a turn. The best approach is to slow down more then you need to, then roll on the throttle and accelerate through the turn. This ensures that you never &qu ...
  Topic: Went for a slide today
Sunil

Replies: 8
Views: 842

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 4:43 am   Subject: Went for a slide today
Glad to hear your ok. I haven't dumped the scooter yet, but as a long time cyclist I've had my share of road rash. Keep the scratched panels. They give your scooter character and street cred!
  Topic: the new Vespa S
Sunil

Replies: 61
Views: 13221

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 6:38 pm   Subject: the new Vespa S
I remember it feeling buddy sized when I sat on it but I could be wrong.
The instument cluster it nice too
  Topic: the new Vespa S
Sunil

Replies: 61
Views: 13221

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 6:29 pm   Subject: the new Vespa S
I sort of fear I might break down and buy one sooner or later, though, it's the only modern Vespa that's made me drool.

Im with you. If they release an orange one I might be tempted to trade my bu ...
  Topic: How many miles are on your scooter?
Sunil

Replies: 32
Views: 2248

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 6:22 pm   Subject: How many miles are on your scooter?
Ive logged about 3500 Since October 07. You might want to add a 10,000+ option. At least a few members have serious milage.
 
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