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  Topic: hi, new owner of a stripped down Buddy 125 (updated pics)
avonpirate

Replies: 53
Views: 6978

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:18 am   Subject: hi, new owner of a stripped down Buddy 125 (updated pics)
Congrats!
  Topic: S.O.S. Help, locked keys in seat
avonpirate

Replies: 17
Views: 2397

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 27, 2014 5:08 am   Subject: S.O.S. Help, locked keys in seat
Just noticed the quote from Philip..... how's he doing in retirement? His health??? Thnx Cool
  Topic: S.O.S. Help, locked keys in seat
avonpirate

Replies: 17
Views: 2397

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 26, 2014 5:30 am   Subject: S.O.S. Help, locked keys in seat
Laughing Even though I skied today it appears that winter is over. Eric would you please PM me with the mentioned trick??? Haven't locked my keys under the seat YET, ......
  Topic: Gen-U-Bin
avonpirate

Replies: 35
Views: 3985

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 7:03 pm   Subject: Gen-U-Bin
I think the Genubin cleans up the presentation, but ?
I immediately acquired one, I don't know that I'd buy another, but it's better than naught. Rolling Eyes
  Topic: 10 Things Every Motorbike Rider Should Own
avonpirate

Replies: 27
Views: 2953

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:58 pm   Subject: 10 Things Every Motorbike Rider Should Own
Good to see ya Rusty! Very Happy
  Topic: Scooter seat covers
avonpirate

Replies: 28
Views: 3787

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:37 pm   Subject: Scooter seat covers
mine is black with embossed brown nubuck trim. Excellent fit!!! Cool
  Topic: Happy Birthday Phil McCaleb!
avonpirate

Replies: 8
Views: 962

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2013 7:45 pm   Subject: Happy Birthday Phil McCaleb!
Embarassed did I miss your Bday????? Well, everyday is a holiday when you ride a BUDDY! Best to you!!! Very Happy
  Topic: Jetting for altitude, shop said no big deal...
avonpirate

Replies: 15
Views: 1636

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 11:05 pm   Subject: Jetting for altitude, shop said no big deal...
I live at 7,000 el work at 8050 el. I have a 1.5 mile uphill climb with a 1500 el gain. I have nothing to compare with. I get up to 65mph on Hgwy 6. On my final climb to work I average 40mph and it is ...
  Topic: Taking my Buddy 50 to the mountains?
avonpirate

Replies: 16
Views: 1337

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 2:50 pm   Subject: Taking my Buddy 50 to the mountains?
I'm a transplanted Michigander. Left Bellaire for Squaw Valley, then moved to Vail. I live at el. 7,500, work at 8,040. I have a 1000', 1.5 mile elevation gain to get to work. My 125cc kicks butt on t ...
  Topic: Need some tricks of the trade on public roads
avonpirate

Replies: 13
Views: 1595

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 21, 2013 1:25 am   Subject: Need some tricks of the trade on public roads
I have a 125, but I plan my travel so that I'm not pedal to the metal and when someone is riding my A?? I pull over and let them pass. IMHO, life is too short, and riding my scoot is way too fun to le ...
  Topic: Girls don't like my shad
avonpirate

Replies: 20
Views: 1803

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 18, 2013 6:08 pm   Subject: Girls don't like my shad
We are talking about scoots aren't we????Why is she lifting her leg?? (no, don't tell me)IMHO: she gets on as if to drive and then scoots back to the end of the seat near your topcase. A long skirt mi ...
  Topic: Eyes tearing up in the wind -
avonpirate

Replies: 18
Views: 2033

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 5:46 pm   Subject: Eyes tearing up in the wind -
Panoptx, full cupped, with full face shield..... awsome solution for me. Smile
  Topic: Gas Mileage
avonpirate

Replies: 26
Views: 2517

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 5:36 pm   Subject: Gas Mileage
[quote] How do you measure that you have used exactly or near a gallon of gas in calculating your MPG? Do you used a dipstick or what? The Buddy 125 gas tank is over a gallon.

Thanks
Rick

...
  Topic: It's not always the cagers
avonpirate

Replies: 1
Views: 657

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 04, 2013 9:06 pm   Subject: It's not always the cagers
Couldn't watch it ... the description was lurid enough Sad
  Topic: Snowed Out in May??
avonpirate

Replies: 8
Views: 941

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 04, 2013 9:03 pm   Subject: Snowed Out in May??
Ditto with the snow tears... we had 45" during the month of April. 3" 2 nights ago, I must be patient, I must be patient, I must... Crying or Very sad
  Topic: New gear score for only $25
avonpirate

Replies: 5
Views: 1049

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:49 am   Subject: New gear score for only $25
Very GQ.... rock on!
  Topic: Finally nice weather coming to Chicago area- how about by U?
avonpirate

Replies: 19
Views: 1629

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:46 am   Subject: Finally nice weather coming to Chicago area- how about by U?
6" of snow predicted for tomorrow. 45" during the month of April. Rolling Eyes I am so ready for spring. Confused
  Topic: I'm a dummy - locked my keys in the pet carrier
avonpirate

Replies: 41
Views: 6183

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:44 am   Subject: I'm a dummy - locked my keys in the pet carrier
Great food for thought. I was going to start my scoot today, but 6" of snow predicted for tomorrow. Well...... it's only May Crying or Very sad
  Topic: Netflix Movie Reccomendation
avonpirate

Replies: 10
Views: 2022

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 07, 2013 3:48 am   Subject: Netflix Movie Reccomendation
Watched this flick twice inthe last week. An little puzzled by the route traveled .... but will give it artistic freedom. Silverton before Moab?? Thought the skiing was a real 'kick.' Wish the bumps s ...
  Topic: Buddy sightings in YOUR area!
avonpirate

Replies: 2390
Views: 178826

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:17 am   Subject: Buddy sightings in YOUR area!
Beaver Creek Ski Resort Channel 8, Maui Jim commercia;l....
  Topic: New Genuine Catalog
avonpirate

Replies: 16
Views: 2313

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:59 am   Subject: New Genuine Catalog
The Stella is awsome!
I'm going to have to purchase a garage and have multiple scooters!
  Topic: In Praise of Small Scooters!
avonpirate

Replies: 48
Views: 3502

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 6:07 pm   Subject: In Praise of Small Scooters!
JHscoot .

what were those saddlebags made of that on the scoot whose pic you posted?? Looks like something like that might help with my commute to work. Any ideas of where I could shop for the righ ...
  Topic: You're gonna laugh...
avonpirate

Replies: 16
Views: 1481

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 6:00 pm   Subject: You're gonna laugh...
Hey Scully ... where did you buy a maintenance plan??? Can you share the details???
  Topic: Oil Change - Torque Wrench - Zombies
avonpirate

Replies: 27
Views: 2398

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 5:57 pm   Subject: Oil Change - Torque Wrench - Zombies
What size drive should the torque wrench be????
  Topic: All torqued up...
avonpirate

Replies: 6
Views: 1180

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 5:48 pm   Subject: All torqued up...
I asked the wrong question. 1/2", 3/8" ?????
  Topic: Colorado "low power scooter" stickers on regular s
avonpirate

Replies: 10
Views: 3253

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 3:25 am   Subject: Colorado "low power scooter" stickers on regular s
hey... when local police are ticketing me for doing my laundry after 10pm for public disturbance, I'm REALLY nervous about the liscensing of my scooter. Could Coloradians please respond to their exper ...
  Topic: All torqued up...
avonpirate

Replies: 6
Views: 1180

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 3:19 am   Subject: All torqued up...
Huh???? What size for an oil change???
  Topic: Oil Change - Torque Wrench - Zombies
avonpirate

Replies: 27
Views: 2398

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 2:12 am   Subject: Oil Change - Torque Wrench - Zombies
This conversatin came up when I googled: What SIZE of torque wrench????
  Topic: Heavy Dudes w/ hilly commutes - Buddy 125 have enough power?
avonpirate

Replies: 20
Views: 2162

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:17 am   Subject: Heavy Dudes w/ hilly commutes - Buddy 125 have enough power?
ditto on the congrats.... have fun, ride safe! Exclamation
  Topic: Heavy Dudes w/ hilly commutes - Buddy 125 have enough power?
avonpirate

Replies: 20
Views: 2162

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:58 am   Subject: Heavy Dudes w/ hilly commutes - Buddy 125 have enough power?
BRD529: I live at altitude, and my 125 climbs long ascents easily at 40-45mph. Not certain, but perhaps your weight equalizes with the thin air here. Being an ex Tahoe girl, the 125cc should ascend an ...
  Topic: Stretching out a Buddy
avonpirate

Replies: 7
Views: 1077

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:38 pm   Subject: Stretching out a Buddy
My dad, who is now in his late '80's spent a big part of his career 'stretching out' vehicles @ the Superior Coach factory. His creativity and mechanical engineering background is so similiar to what ...
  Topic: Corazzo Deals :)
avonpirate

Replies: 23
Views: 2758

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:32 pm   Subject: Corazzo Deals :)
This is another fun discussion. I luv all the pics of scooter girls: no stilettos, no legs in air. I armour up for a variety of sports so I get the need.
My 1st scooter jacket felt stiff, and, as I ...
  Topic: Scooter shed
avonpirate

Replies: 23
Views: 4312

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:13 pm   Subject: Scooter shed
Scootlemont: now I am REALLY jealous!!!!! Cool
  Topic: Scooter shed
avonpirate

Replies: 23
Views: 4312

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:39 am   Subject: Scooter shed
This conversation makes me envious 'cause I 'got no place' for a shed. A shed sounds like a great cave. I'd put a loft in it to increase storage, and of course it would need landscaping. Wink
  Topic: Newbie dooby doo
avonpirate

Replies: 3
Views: 805

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:47 am   Subject: Newbie dooby doo
great choice. Congrats!
  Topic: 29 degrees! Let's RIDE!
avonpirate

Replies: 29
Views: 2865

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:41 am   Subject: 29 degrees! Let's RIDE!
It'd been snowing here, thank the good lord, so I've been having fun watching my battery charge onthe tendar. Envious of those who have dry pavement.

Riding in 29 degrees reminds me of some of my m ...
  Topic: Philip McCaleb wishes you a joyous holiday season
avonpirate

Replies: 34
Views: 4984

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:33 am   Subject: Philip McCaleb wishes you a joyous holiday season
Back at you Phil......... you know marriage is something you only do a few times in your life, same with surgery, and teens? I hear they grow up to appreciate their parents.

It's been a year of uph ...
  Topic: I am creating a Two-Wheel Awareness Event. You're Invited.
avonpirate

Replies: 11
Views: 1516

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:55 am   Subject: I am creating a Two-Wheel Awareness Event. You're Invited.
you go girl !!!!! I'm so glad that you have recovered and are able to use your story to "coach." Cool Will the new scoot be with yoU????
  Topic: Today I bought... *PHOTOS*
avonpirate

Replies: 41
Views: 4150

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:44 am   Subject: Today I bought... *PHOTOS*
The pics show her to be a beauty!!!! I am so excited for you!!! Stay AWAY from THAT intersection: it has a reputation ya know. Congrats!!!!
Very Happy
  Topic: Help me decide on a new buddy 125
avonpirate

Replies: 12
Views: 994

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 1:55 am   Subject: Help me decide on a new buddy 125
I was surprised when I bought my Eton Beamer from Colorado Powersports, onthe lot/ 4 years old, 76 odometer miles: sale price $1100 and then they started hammering me with delivery, et la prices until ...
  Topic: Whats on the menu for Thursday, that's different?
avonpirate

Replies: 25
Views: 2540

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 1:07 am   Subject: Whats on the menu for Thursday, that's different?
kabarash
I'm planning on firing up the scoot, I haven't ridden in a few weeks, and getting out for some 'two wheeled therapy' sometime this afternoon.

That's what I was thinking today when I chose ...
  Topic: Premier Helmets in the US
avonpirate

Replies: 7
Views: 2709

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:11 am   Subject: Premier Helmets in the US
magnato1[quote] [/but first she has to start riding[quote]

it's a great helmet, but if she is not yet riding???? Why would you buy into this 'materialistic' game?? As a woman my recommendation is : ...
  Topic: Winterizing and Storage
avonpirate

Replies: 18
Views: 2108

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:58 am   Subject: Winterizing and Storage
12" of snow and scoot neatly tucked away; battery on tender ( on top of refrigerator), moth balls in cubbies, cloth in exhaust. seafoam in tank, heated garage ..... seperation anxiety HUGE. Yes, ...
  Topic: Unpredictable loss of power
avonpirate

Replies: 15
Views: 4058

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:43 am   Subject: Unpredictable loss of power
Last week I had an 'unpredictable power loss.'
Based on recent experiences I checked to see if I had lost conection with my battery. NOPE.
I sat on the seat,took a couple of deep ZENlike breaths an ...
  Topic: Request: How to remove rear panels
avonpirate

Replies: 7
Views: 977

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:11 pm   Subject: Request: How to remove rear panels
I'm interested too! Cool
  Topic: Winterizing and Storage
avonpirate

Replies: 18
Views: 2108

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:05 am   Subject: Winterizing and Storage
Thanx Eric. I have changed my winter storage plans just this am. I was planning to store the scoot down valley, but Tocsik thought that starting the engine and running it from time to time would keep ...
  Topic: What's the difference between a trickle charger and a tender
avonpirate

Replies: 27
Views: 3586

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:02 pm   Subject: What's the difference between a trickle charger and a tender
>Lotrat They are sold by climate. You just don't know it.

Wow ... what great documentation!!!! That's how they last via geography.

The battery, the previous owner of my scoot installed in Ma ...
  Topic: Vapor lock, gaqs caps and odometeres
avonpirate

Replies: 4
Views: 825

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:53 am   Subject: Vapor lock, gaqs caps and odometeres
I've been reading some MB threads on Vapor lock.
I've had 'vapor lock' appear in my life with a Datsun B-210. So, I understand WHAT a vehicle does when under the stress of vapor lock. The 'then' cu ...
  Topic: My Christmas Wish...
avonpirate

Replies: 26
Views: 2667

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:54 am   Subject: My Christmas Wish...
upgraded Lammy, a definate, unqualified Yes!

Mine is more color choices for the Buddies.

Isn't color a problem money can solve??? Wraps .... paint?

Thule did wraps for their air foils, one of ...
  Topic: What's the difference between a trickle charger and a tender
avonpirate

Replies: 27
Views: 3586

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:38 pm   Subject: What's the difference between a trickle charger and a tender
So, Lotrat:Automotive batteries sold in warmer southern climates have a weaker electrolyte solution than batteries sold in the north to slow down the chemical reaction which is accelerated by heat.
...
 
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