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  Topic: Just picked this up.
bgwss

Replies: 7
Views: 415

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:31 pm   Subject: Just picked this up.
Nice! Very Happy
  Topic: My new Buddy International Italia 150
bgwss

Replies: 1
Views: 288

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:30 pm   Subject: My new Buddy International Italia 150
sweet! Smile
  Topic: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
bgwss

Replies: 38
Views: 1598

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:05 pm   Subject: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
Too bad about the Smax. I love mine!
  Topic: riding wear
bgwss

Replies: 56
Views: 2693

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:16 pm   Subject: riding wear

For the money, Duluth firehose pants are a good alternative.
I love Duluth firehouse pants!!! Where them at work and on my scooter. Many extra pockets for my cell phone, at work my gloves, knif ...
  Topic: Long time no see!
bgwss

Replies: 19
Views: 1147

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:21 pm   Subject: Long time no see!


Props on the truck; currently working on a '68 C2500 with my brother. Has the 351c.u. GMC V6 and a THM400. We ditched the 16.5" widowmakers and it sits on 16"s now.

My 1967 GMC 3/4 ...
  Topic: Long time no see!
bgwss

Replies: 19
Views: 1147

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:34 pm   Subject: Long time no see!
Welcome back! Love the four eye in the background. Is that a 71 or 72?
  Topic: Buddy Psycho
bgwss

Replies: 24
Views: 4023

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:26 pm   Subject: Buddy Psycho
Sounds awesome! Very Happy
  Topic: Heidenau K80 SR Scooter Tire
bgwss

Replies: 23
Views: 2952

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:42 pm   Subject: Heidenau K80 SR Scooter Tire
Where did you end up getting them from parts for scooters?
  Topic: 70,000 mile Buddy 125
bgwss

Replies: 98
Views: 14360

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:40 pm   Subject: 70,000 mile Buddy 125
Awesome! So go get some gas and ride some more. Very Happy
  Topic: Buddy 170 fuel tank
bgwss

Replies: 10
Views: 1436

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:55 pm   Subject: Buddy 170 fuel tank
I ran my scoot out once just to see and I filled it up with 1.3 gallons.
  Topic: New to me Buddy 170i
bgwss

Replies: 11
Views: 1227

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 2:46 pm   Subject: New to me Buddy 170i
Awesome price and nice scoot! Enjoy! Very Happy
  Topic: My new "scooter"
bgwss

Replies: 4
Views: 1319

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:11 pm   Subject: My new "scooter"
I like it since it has a Yamaha motor. Very Happy
  Topic: Monday blues... rear tire recommendations?
bgwss

Replies: 5
Views: 1354

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:37 pm   Subject: Monday blues... rear tire recommendations?
Awesome! made for a better Monday!
  Topic: Problems with BP gas?
bgwss

Replies: 8
Views: 965

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:12 pm   Subject: Problems with BP gas?
I run no Ethanol gas in my scooter. Runs better and gets better gas mileage.
  Topic: 2008 Buddy 150 - Many issues - Related?
bgwss

Replies: 3
Views: 965

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:00 pm   Subject: 2008 Buddy 150 - Many issues - Related?
I just saw this. Sorry to hear this. Crying or Very sad
  Topic: My new-to-me 2008 Buddy St. Tropez adventures
bgwss

Replies: 57
Views: 6078

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:48 pm   Subject: My new-to-me 2008 Buddy St. Tropez adventures
Wow you are making that thing look spiffy! How did you clean the engine with air hose or just elbow grease?
  Topic: Genuine Buddy 170i vs Yamaha S max
bgwss

Replies: 25
Views: 2944

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:53 pm   Subject: Genuine Buddy 170i vs Yamaha S max
Mikestib1 you have pictures of your new ride?
  Topic: Genuine Buddy 170i vs Yamaha S max
bgwss

Replies: 25
Views: 2944

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:42 pm   Subject: Genuine Buddy 170i vs Yamaha S max
I love my Smax! Very Happy
  Topic: How Far Have You Ridden?
bgwss

Replies: 16
Views: 1886

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 8:03 pm   Subject: How Far Have You Ridden?
26,295 on buddy which I sold
5,595 on my Yamaha Smax
total of 31,890 since July 2008
  Topic: Was MB down or was I?
bgwss

Replies: 4
Views: 889

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:39 pm   Subject: Was MB down or was I?
Nope, use Cox for my ISP.
  Topic: Was MB down or was I?
bgwss

Replies: 4
Views: 889

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:03 pm   Subject: Was MB down or was I?
At times over the past couple days I have tried to get on and be unable to.
  Topic: So apparently, it is very easy to change a Buddy rear wheel
bgwss

Replies: 7
Views: 1498

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 9:25 pm   Subject: So apparently, it is very easy to change a Buddy rear wheel
Hey I did not mind removing the one center axle nut. Gave me a reason to get more tools. Very Happy
  Topic: Some Buddy Italia Pics
bgwss

Replies: 7
Views: 2881

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:52 pm   Subject: Some Buddy Italia Pics
Looks like fun Very Happy
  Topic: A quite tail of bambi vs Pamplona 150
bgwss

Replies: 9
Views: 1409

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 1:21 pm   Subject: A quite tail of bambi vs Pamplona 150
Wow glad to hear the rest of the story! Very Happy
  Topic: High Temps
bgwss

Replies: 29
Views: 4210

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:52 pm   Subject: High Temps
My ride is 10 miles from work to home. So I ride when it gets hot, pray for not too many stop lights. Very Happy
  Topic: Buddy 125 Maintenance
bgwss

Replies: 27
Views: 2849

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 1:43 pm   Subject: Buddy 125 Maintenance
I must say I changed my scooter tires for a while. But after getting worn out, I came to the conclusion it was worth for me to take the tire off and get it mounted at the motorcycle shop.
  Topic: Just bought my first Buddy!
bgwss

Replies: 20
Views: 2050

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 1:07 pm   Subject: Just bought my first Buddy!
Congrats, that is an awesome deal! Very Happy
  Topic: My new ride
bgwss

Replies: 9
Views: 3246

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:32 pm   Subject: My new ride
Congrats, looks all nice and brand new! Very Happy
  Topic: Weigh in on helmets!
bgwss

Replies: 34
Views: 5599

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 1:00 pm   Subject: Weigh in on helmets!
Helmets are very subjective, get what fits your noggin the best. I prefer Arai helmets full face which tend to be on the high end. I would encourage you go to a motorcycle dealership or accessories ...
  Topic: Genuine, Vespa, Kymco..... Dealer closing in Tacoma WA
bgwss

Replies: 8
Views: 1896

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:57 am   Subject: Genuine, Vespa, Kymco..... Dealer closing in Tacoma WA
Sad to see another dealer closing its doors. Looks like they have some good prices on some scooters. Sad
  Topic: We rode where?
bgwss

Replies: 7
Views: 1194

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2016 6:23 pm   Subject: We rode where?
Very interesting ride!! Very Happy
  Topic: Buddy 125 CVT cover detail
bgwss

Replies: 2
Views: 2280

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:06 pm   Subject: Buddy 125 CVT cover detail
I like it!!! Very Happy
  Topic: One Yamaha scooter we'll probably never see in the US :(
bgwss

Replies: 8
Views: 3020

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 6:11 pm   Subject: One Yamaha scooter we'll probably never see in the US :(
The windshield and the tail light are different, wheels are gold in color not silver, brake components and fork are black instead of silver. Other than the color and decals those are the subtle thing ...
  Topic: One Yamaha scooter we'll probably never see in the US :(
bgwss

Replies: 8
Views: 3020

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 2:18 pm   Subject: One Yamaha scooter we'll probably never see in the US :(
Looks very similar in basic components from what I can tell to the regular one.
  Topic: Off road riding the buddy in Kansas City!
bgwss

Replies: 5
Views: 883

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 2:53 pm   Subject: Off road riding the buddy in Kansas City!
What do you have on top of your speedo?
  Topic: Hooligan 170i vs Yamaha SMAX 155
bgwss

Replies: 33
Views: 4841

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 5:12 pm   Subject: Hooligan 170i vs Yamaha SMAX 155
Just on the speedo there is you tube video where a guy confirms the speedo is off three mph. Works for me.
  Topic: Hooligan 170i vs Yamaha SMAX 155
bgwss

Replies: 33
Views: 4841

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 2:12 pm   Subject: Hooligan 170i vs Yamaha SMAX 155
I love my SMAX it will do 80 miles an hour and I am averaging 84.8 mpg. It is heavier and not as nimble but feels more stable to my Buddy 150 and do not get blown around as much by the Kansas wind. ...
  Topic: The Unintentional Absentee Landlord
bgwss

Replies: 22
Views: 2581

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 2:00 pm   Subject: The Unintentional Absentee Landlord
Glad to see you back, you were missed!!
  Topic: 250cc or 300cc Scooter
bgwss

Replies: 39
Views: 4652

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2015 11:52 am   Subject: 250cc or 300cc Scooter
Or you could hope for a miracle and hope that Scomadi will offer a 300cc and it will be available in America.
The latest on the Scomadi is that it will be a 200 (as Piaggio would not franchise their ...
  Topic: Can't get new tire bead to seat.
bgwss

Replies: 7
Views: 1039

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:52 am   Subject: Can't get new tire bead to seat.
I changed my own tires for awhile and came to the conclusion that it was better to just pay the motorcycle shop to do them. All that work and effort wore me out. Smile
  Topic: Scooters and ukuleles road tour
bgwss

Replies: 4
Views: 2503

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 11:53 am   Subject: Scooters and ukuleles road tour
Olive is going to love the fun! Very Happy
  Topic: My Nimble Nimbus (Buddy 125)
bgwss

Replies: 5
Views: 2655

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 3:13 pm   Subject: My Nimble Nimbus (Buddy 125)
Welcome to the forum! Looks pretty sharp! Very Happy
  Topic: Yamaha S-Max 155 anyone?
bgwss

Replies: 20
Views: 5430

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:55 am   Subject: Yamaha S-Max 155 anyone?
329 Very Happy
  Topic: Yamaha S-Max 155 anyone?
bgwss

Replies: 20
Views: 5430

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 7:02 pm   Subject: Yamaha S-Max 155 anyone?
I picked my Smax up yesterday. Been varying the speed and have not opened it up all the way but have already seen 73. One negative is which many reviewers have said is the leg room. It is so stable ...
  Topic: Yamaha S-Max 155 anyone?
bgwss

Replies: 20
Views: 5430

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 1:13 pm   Subject: Yamaha S-Max 155 anyone?
Will do!
  Topic: Yamaha S-Max 155 anyone?
bgwss

Replies: 20
Views: 5430

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 12:00 pm   Subject: Yamaha S-Max 155 anyone?
I am going to pickup my brand new one today!!!!! Very Happy
  Topic: Fuel Grade
bgwss

Replies: 15
Views: 2557

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 07, 2014 1:33 pm   Subject: Fuel Grade
I use no ethanol, which in the past year started being easily available.
  Topic: New member here, this place is great!
bgwss

Replies: 26
Views: 2147

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 1:11 pm   Subject: New member here, this place is great!
Like to see a picture of halogen light kit and what one you purchased? Very Happy
  Topic: Un-Official MB Cannonball Thread
bgwss

Replies: 56
Views: 3721

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 1:18 pm   Subject: Un-Official MB Cannonball Thread
Ericalm posted Living in Kansas I can relate. Very Happy
  Topic: Bando CDI's no longer available from autotech355?
bgwss

Replies: 5
Views: 607

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 8:55 pm   Subject: Bando CDI's no longer available from autotech355?
I would recommend Buggy Parts Northwest, they have parts for 150cc engines that fit our scooters. I have ordered several parts and had good luck with them.
https://www.buggypartsnw.com
 
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