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  Topic: Tire Sizing
heythere512

Replies: 32
Views: 6388

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 4:51 pm   Subject: Tire Sizing
Made a decision, finally. After crashing from a tire blowout, I decided the extra money is worth it, based on the reviews. Just ordered http://www.motorcycletiresmaniac.com/heidenau-k61-racer-scooter. ...
  Topic: Tire Sizing
heythere512

Replies: 32
Views: 6388

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 3:25 pm   Subject: Tire Sizing
*bump* I was just trying to decide between the K61s and Michelin S1 for my 170i when I found this recent thread. Wanted to bump it up in case anyone has any suggestions or thoughts before I place my o ...
  Topic: 170i Owners: Looking for Opinions/Feedback
heythere512

Replies: 40
Views: 2903

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 24, 2013 1:29 pm   Subject: 170i Owners: Looking for Opinions/Feedback
In our household, we have a Buddy 170i and a Kymco Like 200i, both are first scooters for us. I ride the 170i, and I love it as a "sportier bike," fast off the starting line. The Like, thoug ...
  Topic: Mirrors -- replacements for OEM
heythere512

Replies: 77
Views: 12595

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 22, 2013 5:15 pm   Subject: Mirrors -- replacements for OEM
i went with these

http://www.ebay.com/itm/black-mirrors-VIPER-10mm-Honda-Shadow-VT-VTX-CB-CT-GOLD-WING-NIGHTHAWK-REBEL-/251029587352?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item3a7287 ...
  Topic: Your favorite buddy accessories
heythere512

Replies: 17
Views: 2588

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 21, 2013 1:24 pm   Subject: Your favorite buddy accessories
My fav accessory is my seat cover from Cheeky Seats, as well as my Gen-U-Bin.

In addition to my local shop, I buy from ScooterWorks and Amazon.
  Topic: I am creating a Two-Wheel Awareness Event. You're Invited.
heythere512

Replies: 11
Views: 1505

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:00 am   Subject: I am creating a Two-Wheel Awareness Event. You're Invited.
You might also want to check FB for Scooter Club pages to share the event with.
  Topic: Enter to win a Deadlight Adapter or Brake Light Modulator!
heythere512

Replies: 59
Views: 6109

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:31 am   Subject: Enter to win a Deadlight Adapter or Brake Light Modulator!
Great! Please count me in!
  Topic: NoHo Scooters Closing
heythere512

Replies: 33
Views: 6295

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:32 pm   Subject: NoHo Scooters Closing
This makes my heart hurt, all the way from Austin. I'm so sorry to hear this.
  Topic: Length of Buddy 170i?
heythere512

Replies: 3
Views: 937

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:01 pm   Subject: Length of Buddy 170i?
Perfecto! Thanks, all!
  Topic: Length of Buddy 170i?
heythere512

Replies: 3
Views: 937

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:49 pm   Subject: Length of Buddy 170i?
Hey all - I don't see the length of the Buddy 170i listed in the specs section of Genuine's website. I'm curious how long of a truck bed I need for two Buddy 170s to sit side-by-side (and no tape meas ...
  Topic: transporting scooter x-country
heythere512

Replies: 14
Views: 1791

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:57 pm   Subject: transporting scooter x-country
Thanks for the ideas - I'm thinking the Harbor Freight 950 LB Capacity 8 Ft Utility Trailer Foldable - 4x8 with 8" Wheels would be good enough to haul two scoots 2300 miles. Under $300 for the tr ...
  Topic: 161cc Fakejack
heythere512

Replies: 20
Views: 3069

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:51 pm   Subject: 161cc Fakejack
Haha - pretty sure it wasn't the whitewalls, but the rain and slippery metal grates on a slope, leading into a right turn. The Fakejack went down to avoid running me over, and I went down to avoid run ...
  Topic: 161cc Fakejack
heythere512

Replies: 20
Views: 3069

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:43 pm   Subject: 161cc Fakejack
Hey I saw this one laying on the ground in front of me on the way to San Antonio! Glad thart neither of us received much damage! I need to call the shop about replacing my front fender now.
  Topic: transporting scooter x-country
heythere512

Replies: 14
Views: 1791

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:36 pm   Subject: transporting scooter x-country
I'm moving from Austin to Portland in March, and was discussing shipping options with our scooter club. Someone suggested I should build or buy a crate to put in the portable storage container we plan ...
  Topic: Austin Texas No Name Rally 2012 Video
heythere512

Replies: 1
Views: 1368

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:27 pm   Subject: Austin Texas No Name Rally 2012 Video
Nice, Worthound! A group from http://austin.scootclub.com/forum/ are planning a ride to the San Antonio Rally de los Muertos, and possibly the Houston Rockers v mods.

Check out Austin Scoot Club o ...
  Topic: Rockers vs Mods, Houston, Nov 2-4
heythere512

Replies: 0
Views: 1187

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:25 pm   Subject: Rockers vs Mods, Houston, Nov 2-4
http://rockersvsmodshouston.eventbrite.com/

Your Houston, Texas home of rockiní cafe bikes, cool mod scooters, bands, rides, tom foolery, rivalry, and revelry. Your mission,...hit the Hustle Town R ...
  Topic: Rally de los Muertos - San Antonio, Texas - October 26-27
heythere512

Replies: 6
Views: 2100

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 2:34 am   Subject: Rally de los Muertos - San Antonio, Texas - October 26-27
The Austin Scooter Club should have quite a showing for the SA rally! I can't wai!
  Topic: How many miles should the tires get?
heythere512

Replies: 2
Views: 671

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 1:27 am   Subject: How many miles should the tires get?
Hey all - I have almost 2k miles on my Buddy 170i, and noticed a few "new" characteristics. First - the traction of the tires is different (clearly less grip), which made me wonder how often ...
  Topic: 4th Annual Rally With No Name in Austin this weekend!
heythere512

Replies: 4
Views: 1429

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 1:00 am   Subject: 4th Annual Rally With No Name in Austin this weekend!
Even with rain, it was a blast! Next month is the San Antonio rally and then Houston in November.
  Topic: Should I buy it?
heythere512

Replies: 24
Views: 1963

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 2:07 pm   Subject: Should I buy it?
Now comes the really fun part (besides riding): making it your own with accessories!! I never thought I'd spend so much time and money customizing my Buddy 170i, but I love making mine stand out even ...
  Topic: What's in your Buddy's cubby?
heythere512

Replies: 54
Views: 8683

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:28 pm   Subject: What's in your Buddy's cubby?
In my Gen-U-Bin is a screwdriver, adjustable crescent wrench, tire gauge, spilled coffee remnants, and old gum.
  Topic: 4th Annual Rally With No Name in Austin this weekend!
heythere512

Replies: 4
Views: 1429

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:58 pm   Subject: 4th Annual Rally With No Name in Austin this weekend!
http://www.therallywithnoname.com

The rally will be held September 28-30, 2012 in Austin, Texas. It is open to any and all scooters. It does not matter what you ride, only that you come join us for ...
  Topic: Concerns and objections from family and friends.
heythere512

Replies: 79
Views: 4919

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 7:01 pm   Subject: Concerns and objections from family and friends.
My biggest challenge was getting my fiancee to agree to a scoot instead of a car. Like everyone else, I pointed out the apparent cost-savings (though the gear and awesome gadgets and gizmos can get co ...
  Topic: Free deadlight adapter! We have a round two winner.....
heythere512

Replies: 56
Views: 4400

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 2:00 pm   Subject: Free deadlight adapter! We have a round two winner.....
Already installed mine, and was the "talk" of the local scoot club, so no need to enter me - just wanted to give props for the idea! I do need to get the brake light flash modulator still... ...
  Topic: Fifth Annual SPEND-A-THON
heythere512

Replies: 48
Views: 3540

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:23 pm   Subject: Fifth Annual SPEND-A-THON
oh - $10 for a brown Scooterworks tshirt, and $20 for two of the Starbucks scooter mugs.
  Topic: Fifth Annual SPEND-A-THON
heythere512

Replies: 48
Views: 3540

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 5:12 pm   Subject: Fifth Annual SPEND-A-THON
$65 for Prima windshield
$60 for wind-stopper JoeRocket winter gloves
$12 for two pairs of silk liners
$20 for helmet face shield
$20 thermal-lined snow pants

do we count the $30 I spent on hol ...
  Topic: Mirror upgrade advice
heythere512

Replies: 33
Views: 2650

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 1:49 pm   Subject: Mirror upgrade advice
this particular brand is shorter than the stocks, but they stay in place, and the blind-spot mirrors cover alot, too. It works for me on a budget! Smile
  Topic: Mirror upgrade advice
heythere512

Replies: 33
Views: 2650

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:55 am   Subject: Mirror upgrade advice
Sweet, any pics?

Here ya go - sorry they are so dark. I forget how early the sun sets these days...[img][/img]

and

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  Topic: Mirror upgrade advice
heythere512

Replies: 33
Views: 2650

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 7:58 pm   Subject: Mirror upgrade advice
The ones I just put on are tear-drop shaped - made for a Chinese scoot, but they fit and were inexpensive. I just picked up small blind-spot mirrors this morning, too.
  Topic: Mirror upgrade advice
heythere512

Replies: 33
Views: 2650

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:11 pm   Subject: Mirror upgrade advice


2Wheel, I kind of want to say something is just wrong with your mirrors or bolts... that shouldn't happen. Definitely doesn't on my 170. Except for when I crashed. That was the only time the mi ...
  Topic: Mirror upgrade advice
heythere512

Replies: 33
Views: 2650

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:05 pm   Subject: Mirror upgrade advice
Glad this thread was resurrected with updates! The first week I had my Buddy, I broke the right side mirror when trying to tighten it (yes, I know it is reverse-thread). Went back tot he shop, and had ...
  Topic: windsheild for 170
heythere512

Replies: 20
Views: 2285

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:05 pm   Subject: windsheild for 170
Note the pictures (if they are clear enough) as it shows the proper installation - yet we had the mounting plate facing forwards and out in front of the bolt which meant the WS tilted back as the arms ...
  Topic: windsheild for 170
heythere512

Replies: 20
Views: 2285

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:47 am   Subject: windsheild for 170
UPDATE: The quote button isnt working, so - in reply to whoever said that all Buddys are universal... it isn't so. I bought the WSPRIMA1 from Scooterworks on Cyber Monday for $43. Installed it tonight ...
  Topic: windsheild for 170
heythere512

Replies: 20
Views: 2285

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2011 4:16 am   Subject: windsheild for 170
is any special hardware needed for the slip stream windshield? I'm looking at it, since it is less expensive than the Cupprino shield, and seems taller.
  Topic: Becoming a cold weather wuss
heythere512

Replies: 35
Views: 1947

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:44 pm   Subject: Becoming a cold weather wuss
I'm glad to see I'm not the only wuss! I love riding in the Texas heat - not sure why, really. The cold - not so much. I posted on the forum for my local scooter club, asking what kind of cold weather ...
  Topic: Met my local motorcycle cop this morning...
heythere512

Replies: 56
Views: 3600

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:21 pm   Subject: Met my local motorcycle cop this morning...
Keeping a copy of the statute is a good idea.

I keep a copy of the statute allowing MCs (and scooters) to drive the HOV lanes solo, and a copy showing that my headlight modulator is legal. I've ...
  Topic: Cold weather pants?
heythere512

Replies: 45
Views: 4738

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:23 pm   Subject: Cold weather pants?

These are great glove liners



Thanks - nice price, too!
  Topic: Cold weather pants?
heythere512

Replies: 45
Views: 4738

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:11 pm   Subject: Cold weather pants?
I've got fleece-lined cargo pants that go over my jeans.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004CFYQPY

Also wearing a neofleece masque with my 3/4 helmet: http://www.rei.com/product/725712/seirus ...
  Topic: BALACLAVA !!!!!!
heythere512

Replies: 33
Views: 5772

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:00 pm   Subject: BALACLAVA !!!!!!
I have a neoprene face masque from REI, similar to this, that I wear under a 3/4 helmet. I can cover my ears, and my eye shield meets the top of the masque. I can see that I may have a fogging problem ...
  Topic: fancy helmets!
heythere512

Replies: 14
Views: 3241

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2011 5:55 pm   Subject: fancy helmets!
I'd rather have one of these.

http://soldiersystems.net/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/BATTLESKIN_BS-430x286.jpg

Nice! A GI Joe helmet! Why hasn't anyone started a design-your-own helmet site? ...
  Topic: fancy helmets!
heythere512

Replies: 14
Views: 3241

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:26 pm   Subject: fancy helmets!
I'd like a place where I can decorate my own helmet. I can't help that I want it to match my scooter. Sadly, I haven't seen anything beyond kid's bike helmets with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on ...
  Topic: Too many keys.
heythere512

Replies: 39
Views: 3471

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:24 pm   Subject: Too many keys.
I know it's an older thread, but I just Stumbled on this:


I want this. I don't know why as I only carry the scootah key and the garage lock key on my "personalized" keyring (try finding ...
  Topic: Prima Saddlebag pieces? what are they?
heythere512

Replies: 9
Views: 1818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:03 pm   Subject: Prima Saddlebag pieces? what are they?
Thinking about getting Prima bags instead of a top case. I know you are supposed to keep the weight the same on both sides, but exactly how important is this? For example, if I stuff a jacket in one, ...
  Topic: fancy helmets!
heythere512

Replies: 14
Views: 3241

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:00 pm   Subject: fancy helmets!
Wow those are pricey! I like the nostalgic look, and somewhat reasonable price, of the Nexx helmets. Never had a better-fitting open-face! I'm thinking of trying a FF one from them for the winter.

...
  Topic: Howdy
heythere512

Replies: 21
Views: 1175

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:14 pm   Subject: Howdy
All breaking-in advice welcome!

Don't use full throttle, ever, for any reason.

Why should you avoid full-throttle at the beginning? At what point is that ok? I've logged just over 600 miles, an ...
  Topic: scooterworks -OK WITH ME
heythere512

Replies: 21
Views: 2276

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:54 pm   Subject: scooterworks -OK WITH ME
My first order even included some stickers and a few boxes of candy. I was pleasantly surprised, though it very well could've been an accident. Is ScooterWorks where everyone recommends finding access ...
  Topic: Howdy
heythere512

Replies: 21
Views: 1175

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:49 pm   Subject: Re: Howdy

Weather is still great in Houston...60s in the morning, hi 70's low 80s in the afternoon. The winters here are pretty mild and I expect to be able to ride year-round. Just have to get some cold we ...
  Topic: My fellow 170i riders... and the rest of you for that matter
heythere512

Replies: 27
Views: 1788

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:35 pm   Subject: My fellow 170i riders... and the rest of you for that matter
I had my first service on my buddy 170i done last weekend, for $80 in Austin. I racked up 500 miles before taking it in, after reading everyone's suggestions. They suggested about 1k miles before the ...
  Topic: Ultimate ATTGATT
heythere512

Replies: 74
Views: 4105

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:31 pm   Subject: Ultimate ATTGATT
It is easy to think this is overkill, but I am betting that if he ever wrecks at 55-60 mph he just bounces down the road and is fine.

I still am not wearing anything that can be called a girdle, ...
  Topic: 3/4 Helmets - Faves
heythere512

Replies: 26
Views: 2335

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:21 pm   Subject: 3/4 Helmets - Faves
I'm glad you started this, SpeedWeasel! I've got the Z1R ACE TRANSIT ROYALE AIR HELMET on my Amazon wishlist, so it was great to see others like it.

I tried an HJC RPS10 full-face, and just couldn ...
 
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