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  Topic: Voodoo Scooter Parts is back
ericalm

Replies: 4
Views: 2180

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:25 pm   Subject: Voodoo Scooter Parts is back
If anyone's wondering why this doesn't fall under our sales/solicitations guidelines, VSP (like Gen-U-Bin and a couple others) was actually started by a member, though it's passed hands. And people ke ...
  Topic: Changes to Voodoo Scooter Parts
ericalm

Replies: 24
Views: 9014

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:22 pm   Subject: Changes to Voodoo Scooter Parts
Okay! I am locking this old thread and directing here:
http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/topic29573.html
  Topic: Kick
ericalm

Replies: 23
Views: 2642

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2016 6:26 am   Subject: Kick
The 250cc class has been stuck at the bottom of the "reliably freeway capable" range for a while. Those who want a scooter for off-freeway commuting don't need the expense of a 250cc (though ...
  Topic: WHAT VESPA MATCHES PGO STAR 50 IN 1987
ericalm

Replies: 25
Views: 4617

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2016 6:05 am   Subject: WHAT VESPA MATCHES PGO STAR 50 IN 1987
Good grief. Kind of saw this going this way. Locked.
  Topic: WHAT VESPA MATCHES PGO STAR 50 IN 1987
ericalm

Replies: 25
Views: 4617

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2016 5:30 am   Subject: WHAT VESPA MATCHES PGO STAR 50 IN 1987
The PGO Star 50 has a Minarelli horizontal air cooled engine that's in a bunch of other 50cc scooters from PGO, Yamaha, Aprilia, et. al. (See partial list below.)

I'm not sure if the PGO version is ...
  Topic: Best Way To Store Gas Tank?
ericalm

Replies: 6
Views: 1164

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 7:16 am   Subject: Best Way To Store Gas Tank?
Yup, most important thing is to store it and keep it dry. Keep moisture and humidity out. Keep it someplace it won't develop condensation.
  Topic: Hi Everyone! Total Beginner Here!!
ericalm

Replies: 25
Views: 3124

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 7:09 am   Subject: Hi Everyone! Total Beginner Here!!
Spammer! On the case!
  Topic: Electrical/mechanical parts I can replace on the cheap?
ericalm

Replies: 3
Views: 1394

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 3:04 am   Subject: Electrical/mechanical parts I can replace on the cheap?
It's the "higher quality" and "cheaper" conflict that will be an issue!

The better replacements for most parts would be the Vespa parts that fit/work, or the import performance ...
  Topic: Hello! :)
ericalm

Replies: 11
Views: 1560

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2016 10:27 pm   Subject: Hello! :)
Welcome and congrats!
  Topic: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
ericalm

Replies: 32
Views: 7300

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2016 10:17 pm   Subject: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
WINNERS!
Grand Prize: Dage'sVew
$100 credit for a Cheeky Seat + MB swag!

Winners of Gen-U-Bins + MB swag:
avescoots1134
viney266
craftynerd

Winner of some MB swag:
Howardr

EVERYONE IS ...
  Topic: Stripped scooter found in San Diego
ericalm

Replies: 7
Views: 1414

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:44 am   Subject: Stripped scooter found in San Diego
Good n you for calling the police and sticking around.
  Topic: I locked my keys in my seat... I think....
ericalm

Replies: 80
Views: 32756

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:42 am   Subject: Re: locked keys in seat :(
Hi
I have the same issue. I know this post is older, but I'm having a difficult time getting under my seat after I locked my keys in my 2009 Honda metropolitan when trying to get at the dead batter ...
  Topic: Ban Marylou
ericalm

Replies: 11
Views: 1866

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:31 am   Subject: Ban Marylou
Banning banning banning. Thanks.
  Topic: Fundraising Ride - where to start?
ericalm

Replies: 8
Views: 1474

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:28 am   Subject: Fundraising Ride - where to start?
The Genuine sponsored rides weren't fundraisers, more "awareness" raisers, though Kemmy (Hugs) and Alix (Peacescooter) may have some advice.

There are many crowdsourcing sites set up to ...
  Topic: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
ericalm

Replies: 32
Views: 7300

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:15 am   Subject: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
Yes, just gathering the votes. Winners announced soon!
  Topic: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
ericalm

Replies: 32
Views: 7300

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2015 7:52 pm   Subject: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
Here are my Helix and I at Tucson's Parade of Lights.
Does the frog have any particular significance?
  Topic: Saddle bags
ericalm

Replies: 10
Views: 2156

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2015 7:52 am   Subject: Saddle bags
I opted for a tail bag instead of saddle bags and have found it to be much more versatile. It doesn't add to the scoot's width or affect balance. It can hold larger items, and can have things strapped ...
  Topic: Helmet to Helmet communicating
ericalm

Replies: 16
Views: 2916

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2015 7:42 am   Subject: Helmet to Helmet communicating
The 10S turns out to be priced very close to the 20S, only $60 less at $239. Kind of a disappointment. Instead of upping the specs and keeping the price point for their smaller product, they now have ...
  Topic: Locked keys under seat!
ericalm

Replies: 1
Views: 903

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2015 5:49 am   Subject: Locked keys under seat!
PM'd. Smile
  Topic: Battery for street-parked scooter running many short trips?
ericalm

Replies: 14
Views: 1971

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2015 5:47 am   Subject: Battery for street-parked scooter running many short trips?
I've been using the Scorpion AGMs for a couple years and have been quite happy with them.

http://www.batterystuff.com/powersports-batteries/sYTX12-BS.html

It definitely has more starts between ...
  Topic: g400c forum?
ericalm

Replies: 8
Views: 2622

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2015 5:37 am   Subject: Re: g400c forum?
Will we be getting a separate forum subsection for the g400c?
Nope. Smile
  Topic: Battery for street-parked scooter running many short trips?
ericalm

Replies: 14
Views: 1971

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2015 8:26 pm   Subject: Battery for street-parked scooter running many short trips?
Kickstarter are actually tough to put on fuel injected bikes, though not impossible… But you still need a decent amount of battery power there.

I've heard mixed reviews of solar trickle chargers. I ...
  Topic: CSC 250cc Motorcycle $1895 Pre-Order Price
ericalm

Replies: 21
Views: 3520

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2015 7:57 pm   Subject: CSC 250cc Motorcycle $1895 Pre-Order Price
Those bikes are from China, the same the g400c is from. Is China going to be our next Japan?
Our next Taiwan, in some ways, but in others it will overtake Japan and Taiwan.

It wasn't long ago tha ...
  Topic: Eeeeeeelectrical Issue, UGH.
ericalm

Replies: 12
Views: 2642

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:54 pm   Subject: Eeeeeeelectrical Issue, UGH.
4-Step Electrical Repairs
  Topic: Star Lite small frame LML 50cc, 125cc, and eventually 151cc
ericalm

Replies: 5
Views: 1714

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:39 pm   Subject: Star Lite small frame LML 50cc, 125cc, and eventually 151cc
The Tasso exhaust I got is basic but very solid. The powder coating is now a bit stained with who knows what but it's held up.
  Topic: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
ericalm

Replies: 32
Views: 7300

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:50 pm   Subject: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
This post is now sticky. STICKY.
  Topic: Who uses cruise control?
ericalm

Replies: 9
Views: 1740

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:49 pm   Subject: Who uses cruise control?
I'ma fan of the throttle rockers. Cheap and useful. The GoCruise seems interesting, but I'd want to see more feedback from users before changing to something like that.
  Topic: Helmet to Helmet communicating
ericalm

Replies: 16
Views: 2916

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:47 pm   Subject: Helmet to Helmet communicating
Sena has a new version of the SMH10, the 10S, coming out soon. (I was hoping to see it before the holidays, but so far, nope.) It has expanded range, a slimmer profile, improved speakers and some othe ...
  Topic: That Dang Photoshop Thread
ericalm

Replies: 0
Views: 849

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:40 am   Subject: That Dang Photoshop Thread
If anyone was dying to comment in the Photoshop alternatives thread, sorry, it's been put to pasture. I killed the thread despite there being some valid discussion in it. The spammers actually got int ...
  Topic: Star Lite small frame LML 50cc, 125cc, and eventually 151cc
ericalm

Replies: 5
Views: 1714

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:29 am   Subject: Star Lite small frame LML 50cc, 125cc, and eventually 151cc
Yeah, odds are there won't be many… if any… shipments from LML to the US anytime soon.
  Topic: Scooter Cannonball Run 2016
ericalm

Replies: 25
Views: 3523

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:26 am   Subject: Scooter Cannonball Run 2016
I'm out for 2016. Sad

Still paying off last year! (Sort of kidding.)

Maybe 2018.
  Topic: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
ericalm

Replies: 32
Views: 7300

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:24 am   Subject: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
DO not be daunted by the excellent entry. More than one prize. Wink
  Topic: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
ericalm

Replies: 32
Views: 7300

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 3:25 pm   Subject: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
Our first entry and it's a good one!
  Topic: Learned something today
ericalm

Replies: 3
Views: 1195

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 2:45 am   Subject: Learned something today
No pic? Smile

I never get tired of different ways to haul food on scooters!

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/110/293469482_74d7092d18_z.jpg

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5298/5534079541_edc27175 ...
  Topic: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
ericalm

Replies: 32
Views: 7300

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:09 pm   Subject: MB FARKLEFEST CONTEST! PRIZES!
http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/files/farklefest_168.jpg

Decorate your scooter for the holidays and you could win!
The MB community is full of creative, enthusiastic and slightly nutty people. Pu ...
  Topic: RAM Mount for Genuine Hooligan 170i ?
ericalm

Replies: 12
Views: 2681

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 8:53 pm   Subject: RAM Mount for Genuine Hooligan 170i ?
Man Eric, That's quite the battle scoot you have there.

Is that from your Cannonball?
Same scooter, different ride! I learned a lot about loading for touring during Cannonball, ha. I actually have ...
  Topic: ..
ericalm

Replies: 7
Views: 1814

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 8:46 pm   Subject: ..
Interestingly, the Chicago Scooter Company has the same address as ScooterWorks.
The Scooterworks website is also advertising the "Go" scooter for sale. Interesting that, so far, a relation ...
  Topic: My first ever crash, help diagnosing damage?
ericalm

Replies: 8
Views: 1615

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 8:43 pm   Subject: My first ever crash, help diagnosing damage?
Not necessarily fine. A friend put her Buddy down in the road — didn't hit anything — but went down in a way the completely twisted her forks. I saw it happen (she was okay!) and was quite surprised a ...
  Topic: Eeeeeeelectrical Issue, UGH.
ericalm

Replies: 12
Views: 2642

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2015 8:00 pm   Subject: Eeeeeeelectrical Issue, UGH.
Hi Eric,
I saw your review on the Stella from the past any updated impressions?
I am looking at a 2011 with only 60 miles with sidecar hardly used.
Anything to be aware of and any idea of price ran ...
  Topic: Vespa and Stella - a whole bunch of questions...
ericalm

Replies: 2
Views: 1311

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2015 7:49 pm   Subject: Vespa and Stella - a whole bunch of questions...
This is kind of interesting. I know of folks who have swapped various engines into VBBs and the performance was still pretty low key. I do not know if they altered the gearing, though.

But… Still ...
  Topic: Genuine G400C
ericalm

Replies: 477
Views: 49566

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2015 1:38 pm   Subject: Genuine G400C
This is the bike the U.S. market needs now, much more than a 280cc touring scooter.

To toot my own horn, this announcement comes one day after I was telling my sportbike riding coworker that the U ...
  Topic: RAM Mount for Genuine Hooligan 170i ?
ericalm

Replies: 12
Views: 2681

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:49 pm   Subject: RAM Mount for Genuine Hooligan 170i ?
Those mounts should work. The base that attaches to the scooter might be a little tight under the rubber at the bottom of the mirror. It's still better than the first type of base, which will scratch ...
  Topic: Genuine G400C
ericalm

Replies: 477
Views: 49566

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:30 pm   Subject: Genuine G400C
Well.

http://www.scooterfile.com/oems/genuine-scooter-company/exclusive-genuine-to-produce-small-motorcycle-for-2016/

Genuine's making a motorcycle. 400cc. $4600. Standard bike styling. Exactly ...
  Topic: Back in the saddle- Hooligan 170i
ericalm

Replies: 12
Views: 2158

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 2:58 am   Subject: Back in the saddle- Hooligan 170i
YO. Congrats! Welcome back. Wink

I haven't had much saddle time on the Hooligan but agree; it felt like the Buddy's big sibling. A lot of people get on a Buddy after riding bigger scoots find it &quo ...
  Topic: 12volt booster pack
ericalm

Replies: 4
Views: 1139

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 2:47 am   Subject: 12volt booster pack
I have't used this on a Buddy 170i, but have on other scooters and it worked great. Some of the reviews mention motorcycles, too.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NT9IN12
Brightech SPIDER - Ca ...
  Topic: RAM Mount for Genuine Hooligan 170i ?
ericalm

Replies: 12
Views: 2681

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 2:42 am   Subject: RAM Mount for Genuine Hooligan 170i ?
What are you mounting on it? The mount for mirror stems is okay, but the stems tend to vibrate. Works fine for a GPS or phone; not great for a camera.

This is the one that will mount to the stems ( ...
  Topic: 2004 Stella 2T Rear Wheel Knocking Sound
ericalm

Replies: 10
Views: 2069

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 2:25 am   Subject: 2004 Stella 2T Rear Wheel Knocking Sound
I will try it with the rear brake applied. If it does still make the sound will that be an indication that something is wrong with the brake?
It might just mean that the drum/hub isn't on right. Mor ...
  Topic: Buddy 125 DOT turn signal... where to get one?
ericalm

Replies: 9
Views: 1353

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:07 am   Subject: Buddy 125 DOT turn signal... where to get one?
We'll keep it up in case someone else has a similar issue!
  Topic: Buddy 125 DOT turn signal... where to get one?
ericalm

Replies: 9
Views: 1353

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 1:16 am   Subject: Buddy 125 DOT turn signal... where to get one?
Scooterwest should have them, though they're not listed online. You can call them at 619.280.1718.

AF1 also has them., $26: http://www.af1racing.com/store/Scripts/prodView.asp?idProduct=57217

It ...
  Topic: Buddy Fell Over :/
ericalm

Replies: 2
Views: 902

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 12:58 am   Subject: Buddy Fell Over :/
Glad you're okay!

It won't blow up or anything. There are a couple places gas can get into and out of. But if it's been sitting upright for a while, you should be good to try to start it.

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