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  Topic: Scooters and MLB
irishtim

Replies: 4
Views: 1351

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 11:25 pm   Subject: Scooters and MLB
This is awesome!


http://www.foxsports.com/ohio/story/cleveland-indians-terry-francona-082015
  Topic: I just found out that Siobhan was killed in an car accident.
irishtim

Replies: 57
Views: 14149

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2014 3:13 am   Subject: I just found out that Siobhan was killed in an car accident.
How sad. It sounds like she was a person of Faith. Prayers for Siobhan and family. May she rest in peace.
  Topic: [NSR] Veterans day
irishtim

Replies: 3
Views: 1134

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:17 pm   Subject: [NSR] Veterans day
Thanks to all who serve(d) their country in the cause of Liberty!
  Topic: NBR - Article "Motorcycling Saved My Life."
irishtim

Replies: 2
Views: 764

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:21 am   Subject: NBR - Article "Motorcycling Saved My Life."
Nice piece! Riding as "cheap therapy".
  Topic: Merry Christmas
irishtim

Replies: 15
Views: 1460

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 25, 2013 4:52 am   Subject: Merry Christmas
"Born to raise the sons of Earth,
Born to give them Second Birth.
Hark, the Herald Angels sing
Glory to the new born King!"

Merry Christmas!
  Topic: Piaggio Fly 150 3v
irishtim

Replies: 44
Views: 6349

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 3:37 am   Subject: Piaggio Fly 150 3v
Our Buddy 125 is quicker off the line but the Fly 150 3v has a higher top speed.
  Topic: Piaggio Fly 150 3v
irishtim

Replies: 44
Views: 6349

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 3:37 am   Subject: Piaggio Fly 150 3v
70 MPH indicated for me.
  Topic: Piaggio Fly 150 3v
irishtim

Replies: 44
Views: 6349

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 6:26 pm   Subject: Piaggio Fly 150 3v
It really opens up after break-in. Service intervals are great with this new engine (which you'll likely see in regular Vespae too-not just the 946). Well worth a look especially for a first scooter ...
  Topic: Piaggio Fly 150 3v
irishtim

Replies: 44
Views: 6349

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 5:13 am   Subject: Piaggio Fly 150 3v
Fly 150 3v has been excellent for us. At 270 lbs it not quite as fast as our Buddy 125 off of the line but it'll hit nearly 70 MPH on the flat. (It took about 600 miles to break it in.). Seat height ...
  Topic: Indiana Scooter Clubs?
irishtim

Replies: 3
Views: 1094

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:21 am   Subject: Indiana Scooter Clubs?
I went to school in and use to live in South Bend. Not a lot of scootering going on there. The only riding club I know of is a rough bunch known as the Caretakers (HD riders). There are some nice ...
  Topic: Ride to Szalay's Sat Aug 31st (NE Ohio)
irishtim

Replies: 3
Views: 2877

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:01 pm   Subject: Ride to Szalay's Sat Aug 31st (NE Ohio)
What a great day for a ride! Nice to see friends old and new and enjoy great Szalay's food. Thanks to all!
  Topic: Ride to Szalay's Sat Aug 31st (NE Ohio)
irishtim

Replies: 3
Views: 2877

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:10 pm   Subject: Ride to Szalay's Sat Aug 31st (NE Ohio)
Saturday 08/31: 80 degrees, mostly sunny, 20% chance rain


http://www.weather.com/weather/tomorrow/Peninsula+OH+USOH0758:1:US
  Topic: Ride to Szalay's Sat Aug 31st (NE Ohio)
irishtim

Replies: 3
Views: 2877

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 12:21 pm   Subject: Ride to Szalay's Sat Aug 31st (NE Ohio)
Saturday Aug 31st.
Here's my plan :
-Leave from Popcorn Shop in Chagrin Falls 12:30 PM ride to QS&L on Canal Rd in Valley View (just North of Rockside)
-Leave from QS&L 1:30 PM ride to Szal ...
  Topic: how to mount a gps on a buddy 125?
irishtim

Replies: 7
Views: 1414

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:45 am   Subject: how to mount a gps on a buddy 125?
I've used a suction cup mount on the mirror. (A bit precarious!). Then I got a RAM ball mount that fits under the mirror stem. Got mine at GPS City in Las Vegas.
  Topic: ScootCleveland Facebook site
irishtim

Replies: 1
Views: 891

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:42 am   Subject: ScootCleveland Facebook site
Thanks for the likes!
  Topic: ScootCleveland Facebook site
irishtim

Replies: 1
Views: 891

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 12:41 am   Subject: ScootCleveland Facebook site
Drop in for a visit sometime!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scoot-Cleveland/567189736634814?ref=ts&fref=ts
  Topic: How Long Will the Buddy Last?
irishtim

Replies: 24
Views: 2539

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:15 am   Subject: Re: Decisions, decisions

... I have thought about moving up to a 250 but I wasn't comfortable at all on the Blur or any of the Vespas. More power is nice but the size and feel of the bike is even more important and the Bu ...
  Topic: Phil McCaleb stepping down.
irishtim

Replies: 92
Views: 8578

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:18 pm   Subject: Phil McCaleb stepping down.
Thanks to Phil for what he's done for the scooter hobby and many
blessings for his future!
  Topic: Transporting your scooter in a mini van.
irishtim

Replies: 27
Views: 9419

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:11 pm   Subject: Transporting your scooter in a mini van.
Have transported in separate trips: two large frame vintage Vespas, a Stella,
ET2, a Blur and a Blue Badge Allstate in a Honda Odyssey. You can also
Transport one scoot and still have room for one ...
  Topic: Scared to death
irishtim

Replies: 40
Views: 6291

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:01 pm   Subject: Scared to death
We hope to see you 3angieyou on a scootcleveland ride soon on your now-mastered Stella!
  Topic: I do not need more scooters.
irishtim

Replies: 15
Views: 1513

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 31, 2013 3:08 am   Subject: I do not need more scooters.
I've had as many as 9. Now I make myself sell/trade at least one before acquiring another.
  Topic: Photos from my Dominican vacation
irishtim

Replies: 9
Views: 1350

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 30, 2013 11:00 pm   Subject: Photos from my Dominican vacation
Did you try any of the excellent Dominican cigars?
  Topic: 4th Annual Blessing of the Scooters-Sat May 25th Cleveland
irishtim

Replies: 0
Views: 1109

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Thu May 23, 2013 1:31 pm   Subject: 4th Annual Blessing of the Scooters-Sat May 25th Cleveland
Saturday, May 25, 2013
9:00 a.m.
St. Paul Lutheran Church
27993 Detroit Rd. 44145
Westlake, Ohio


More info in thread at:

http://www.scootcleveland.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2299
  Topic: 8,000 Miles Around the United States To Amerivespa 2013
irishtim

Replies: 17
Views: 1783

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 3:41 am   Subject: 8,000 Miles Around the United States To Amerivespa 2013
Get some health insurance before you go this time! I wish you a safe journey.
  Topic: Decided to trade in the Buddy after only 6 months
irishtim

Replies: 14
Views: 1318

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:57 am   Subject: Decided to trade in the Buddy after only 6 months
$1600 trade? Sheesh, keep the Buddy. Buy a used Blur when one comes available. They do not hold their value at all. It's not uncommon to see a used Blur 220 for c.$2500. I say this from experien ...
  Topic: Philip McCaleb wishes you a joyous holiday season
irishtim

Replies: 34
Views: 4991

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:09 am   Subject: Philip McCaleb wishes you a joyous holiday season
We get through stuff by the grace of God and the support of family and friends. Hang in there. There are far more people that care about you and keep you in their prayers then you'll ever know.
  Topic: Enter to win a Deadlight Adapter or Brake Light Modulator!
irishtim

Replies: 59
Views: 6155

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:01 am   Subject: Enter to win a Deadlight Adapter or Brake Light Modulator!
Count me in please!
  Topic: NoHo Scooters Closing
irishtim

Replies: 33
Views: 6314

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:59 am   Subject: NoHo Scooters Closing
Mike, best of luck in your future endeavors.

I won't hold your getting me booted from the Kymco forum (many years ago) against you! Wink
  Topic: What's in your Buddy's cubby?
irishtim

Replies: 54
Views: 8715

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:34 pm   Subject: What's in your Buddy's cubby?
dust
  Topic: Well Wishing for Philip McCaleb
irishtim

Replies: 74
Views: 9455

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:11 pm   Subject: Well Wishing for Philip McCaleb
Phil,

Great to meet you at Lake Geneva. We sure love our Genuine bikes.
You're in our family's nightly prayers for a speedy recovery.

God bless,

IrishTim
  Topic: Sidecars!
irishtim

Replies: 10
Views: 1477

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 3:57 am   Subject: Sidecars!
Sidecar rigs: Great fun, can't go 5 feet without attracting a crowd, awsome grocery getter, a chore to drive (you don't really ride it). Watch right turns and buy extra tires (you go thru them fast ...
  Topic: World Kindness Tour Scooter STOLEN!! I Need your help.
irishtim

Replies: 29
Views: 3953

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 4:00 am   Subject: World Kindness Tour Scooter STOLEN!! I Need your help.
Your helmet, jacket and GPS as well as the aftermarket stuff and trip interruption should all covered by the Allstate policy. PDXRita's suggestion of going used makes good sense money-wise here that w ...
  Topic: Any Blur Rider's in Cleveland Ohio?
irishtim

Replies: 7
Views: 1282

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:53 pm   Subject: Any Blur Rider's in Cleveland Ohio?
I absolutely loved the bike. No scooter I have ever owned handled as well as the Blur 220. That said I had just bought a new car and was downsizing the bike stable from 9 to a more manageable number ...
  Topic: Any Blur Rider's in Cleveland Ohio?
irishtim

Replies: 7
Views: 1282

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:15 am   Subject: Any Blur Rider's in Cleveland Ohio?
I had a 2011 Blur 220 which I got in May of 2011 from POC but I sold it this past May. Bryan is correct. POC has sold a lot of them. Most of the Blur riders i've heard about tend to be in far flung ...
  Topic: How did you get your forum name?
irishtim

Replies: 73
Views: 6680

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:32 pm   Subject: How did you get your forum name?
Irish: My father was first generation American of Irish and Scottish parents. My mother is an immigrant from Liverpool and is half-Irish and half-Welsh. I have two degrees from University of Notre D ...
  Topic: Happy Independence Day everyone!!!
irishtim

Replies: 7
Views: 862

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:15 pm   Subject: Happy Independence Day everyone!!!
America is a place where the newly naturalized citizen (many sworn in today) and the descendant of the Pilgrims are equally and uniquely American. No one cares where you came from-you are an American ...
  Topic: Opinions on first scooter for my daughter
irishtim

Replies: 49
Views: 5013

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 4:16 pm   Subject: Opinions on first scooter for my daughter
She's 5'3"...the Buddy- hands down. It has much better (i.e. lower) seat height and weighs less. Good for beginning rider of smaller stature. A new rider, especially, has to be able to control t ...
  Topic: Tips for Desert Rats
irishtim

Replies: 11
Views: 1102

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:16 pm   Subject: Tips for Desert Rats
Thanks I do the wet t-shirt under a light jacket all the time in the summer. R

IrishTim: But honey you'll stay much cooler this way.....

Mrs. IrishTim: Are you SURE about this?
  Topic: buddy 170i not as fast as it should be.
irishtim

Replies: 24
Views: 2604

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 1:54 am   Subject: buddy 170i not as fast as it should be.
I'm stocky, broad-shouldered and outweigh my wife by 60 lbs. She'd definitely travel faster on a like bike. Could this be similar for you mikew?
  Topic: Happy Memorial Day (USA)
irishtim

Replies: 8
Views: 783

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 28, 2012 12:11 pm   Subject: Happy Memorial Day (USA)
To those who have gone before us to pay the price for
our freedom: we honor your memory on this special day.

To our veterans, military and safety forces: Thank you!
  Topic: Honda automatic motorcycle.
irishtim

Replies: 59
Views: 8065

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 5:50 pm   Subject: Honda automatic motorcycle.
Honda have a 5 speed, non-ABS model as well for $2K less. It looks like a nice bike but it's got NBA player-type seat height.
  Topic: SYM problems
irishtim

Replies: 6
Views: 2143

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:36 pm   Subject: SYM problems
I loved my Symba but sold it last year when I could still get a decent buck for it. Too bad the support just isn't what it should be.
  Topic: (NBR) now Gary Carter?!
irishtim

Replies: 6
Views: 988

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 2:12 am   Subject: (NBR) now Gary Carter?!
He was a great ambassador of the game and truly loved on both sides of the border.
  Topic: My neighbor got killed riding his motorcycle Tuesday.
irishtim

Replies: 14
Views: 1892

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:26 pm   Subject: My neighbor got killed riding his motorcycle Tuesday.
Prayers for his family and their loss.
  Topic: [NSR] So it looks like America won't be rid of me after all.
irishtim

Replies: 18
Views: 1365

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:08 pm   Subject: [NSR] So it looks like America won't be rid of me after all.
Congratulations! I hope the two of you get married and you decide to become a citizen too. Best of luck to you!
  Topic: Happy New Year from Philip McCaleb/Genuine Scooter Company
irishtim

Replies: 17
Views: 2225

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 5:04 am   Subject: Happy New Year from Philip McCaleb/Genuine Scooter Company
Continued success to Genuine!

We've owned 6 (currently 3) Genuines: 3 Stellae, 2 Buddies and 1 Blur and love(d) every one.

(Looking toward to the new models too.)

See you at Lake Geneva!
  Topic: Make sure your insurance policy is accurate...
irishtim

Replies: 26
Views: 2125

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2011 3:36 am   Subject: Make sure your insurance policy is accurate...
State Farm insures all our cars and bikes (incl the vintage). No better insurance co out there. A few of you mentioned difficulty with certain scoot models in their database. I just popped by my a ...
  Topic: St. Louis Scooter Thieves
irishtim

Replies: 7
Views: 1275

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 4:47 pm   Subject: St. Louis Scooter Thieves
Jerks!


Best of luck on this.
  Topic: Regis bites it
irishtim

Replies: 49
Views: 7474

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:09 pm   Subject: Regis bites it
That was pathetic. WTF. Who cant ride for 10 yards?

Domers!

Bb

Watch it Bobcat Boy! Laughing
  Topic: Happy Veterans' Day!!
irishtim

Replies: 5
Views: 905

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:36 pm   Subject: Happy Veterans' Day!!
To all our Vets:

http://media.al.com/birmingham-news/photo/10242322-large.jpg

HAPPY VETERANS' DAY! Thanks for your service and God bless you.
 
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