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  Topic: Post-recovery how screwed am I?
jonlink

Replies: 3
Views: 769

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:31 am   Subject: Post-recovery how screwed am I?
Thanks for the spirit lifting, agrogod! It does suck, but on the bright side I'm kicking and breathing.

Of course I wish I was kick and breathing with a functional scooter, but that'll come in time ...
  Topic: Post-recovery how screwed am I?
jonlink

Replies: 3
Views: 769

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:53 pm   Subject: Post-recovery how screwed am I?
Haven't been on here for a while. Life was busy and then my 170i was stolen. Crying or Very sad

I got it back, but it was the end of the scooter season for me by the time I had possession of it again. Now tha ...
  Topic: Stolen Scooter - Somerville, MA
jonlink

Replies: 5
Views: 886

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 1:00 am   Subject: Stolen Scooter - Somerville, MA
Stolen from in front of my house on Winter Hill while I was at work today (11/21/2013 between 8:30am-7pm). It was locked up. It doesn't say buddy on it anywhere. The left mirror broke off, so it only ...
  Topic: Stolen black Buddy 50cc from Downtown Boston - FOUND!
jonlink

Replies: 11
Views: 1378

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:36 am   Subject: Stolen black Buddy 50cc from Downtown Boston - FOUND!
Fantastic! Way to go Boston PD!

That's kind of close to the new place I'll be working at too, I'll make sure to lock up. Shocked
  Topic: Alarm
jonlink

Replies: 16
Views: 1941

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 12:59 am   Subject: Alarm
They replace the two screws that hold the battery cover on. They use an oddball hole pattern that requires a specialized socket or driver to remove, thus making it harder to remove the battery cover ...
  Topic: Mirrors -- replacements for OEM
jonlink

Replies: 77
Views: 12627

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:04 am   Subject: Mirrors -- replacements for OEM
I saw one chrome version here, but my Google skills have failed me. Any ideas where I can find a chrome C3 mirror, or one that is similar?
The photo of a chrome teardrop mirror I posted on the first ...
  Topic: Mirrors -- replacements for OEM
jonlink

Replies: 77
Views: 12627

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:26 pm   Subject: Mirrors -- replacements for OEM
Sorry to resurrect a dead thread, but I'm about to be in the market for new mirrors. I like the C3 style, but black won't work on my scoot.

I saw one chrome version here, but my Google skills have ...
  Topic: Alarm
jonlink

Replies: 16
Views: 1941

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:08 pm   Subject: Alarm
Also bear in mind that unless you ride regularly and have a mild climate you'll be slowly killing your battery. No juice and the scooter is unprotected.

If you search on here you'll find someone wh ...
  Topic: I know it's hot where you are, but I'm SO COLD!!!
jonlink

Replies: 32
Views: 3834

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:28 am   Subject: I know it's hot where you are, but I'm SO COLD!!!
Come to Boston in January and then we can talk about cold. Very Happy A nice pair of gloves and some think clothing should be enough for SF.

Um, thanks but I dunno about riding in Boston. Is it true that ...
  Topic: I know it's hot where you are, but I'm SO COLD!!!
jonlink

Replies: 32
Views: 3834

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 3:11 pm   Subject: I know it's hot where you are, but I'm SO COLD!!!
Come to Boston in January and then we can talk about cold. Very Happy A nice pair of gloves and some think clothing should be enough for SF.
  Topic: Keep your insurance up!
jonlink

Replies: 15
Views: 1163

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:45 pm   Subject: Keep your insurance up!
I bet they fit it nicely into the suv in the background....which was also stolen Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Rear Ended on my Stella - insult over injury
jonlink

Replies: 28
Views: 3033

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:24 pm   Subject: Rear Ended on my Stella - insult over injury
I've been in a couple of incidents on my bicycle and the idea of exchanging info never kicks in until the adrenaline wears off and by that time it's way too late.

Be safe and fight the crazy rage ...
  Topic: Hello, and should I buy it? (Update - I Bought It!)
jonlink

Replies: 25
Views: 2022

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:18 pm   Subject: Hello, and should I buy it? (Update - I Bought It!)
Nice find! Enjoy scooting around, it's addicting.
  Topic: Scoot Around Town Going Out Of Business
jonlink

Replies: 41
Views: 5703

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 31, 2013 8:14 pm   Subject: Scoot Around Town Going Out Of Business
Hello BuddyLand;Jonlink:

Thanks for asking, I was just trying to help out Doug, with consideration of the other less than edifying post made about him.

Rick71454Maybe a PM is a better place for ...
  Topic: Scoot Around Town Going Out Of Business
jonlink

Replies: 41
Views: 5703

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:08 am   Subject: Scoot Around Town Going Out Of Business
Hello Doug Scooter Shop:

When I first read your initial post... I did not have trusting thoughts about it.

As a friendly advice, make sure your post are in well done English with all proper gram ...
  Topic: Is that a Stella with a sidecar on the front of the NYT??
jonlink

Replies: 24
Views: 3129

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 24, 2013 7:06 pm   Subject: Is that a Stella with a sidecar on the front of the NYT??
Who cares that it's the NYT it's more important that Billy Joel is on it! Very Happy
  Topic: Used 170i or New Cali Classic 125
jonlink

Replies: 18
Views: 1993

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 11:45 am   Subject: Re: Used 170i or New Cali Classic 125
Would the Genuine Warranty transfer with a change in ownership?

Any other thoughts? The warranty is for the first owner only. No transfers.

The 170i is a fantastic scoot. The only problem mine h ...
  Topic: performance cdi / coil any suggestions?
jonlink

Replies: 27
Views: 3688

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 11:36 am   Subject: performance cdi / coil any suggestions?
I'm going to jump in on this too and ask how much of a hit your mpg took with a performance CDI. Anyone?
  Topic: On a scale of kind of stupid to mindblowingly stupid...
jonlink

Replies: 16
Views: 1662

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 11:33 am   Subject: On a scale of kind of stupid to mindblowingly stupid...
My first thought was that I over-torqued it, but if that'd happened I would have had at least a small oil stain where it was parked for winter. There wasn't even a drop.

That makes me suspect that ...
  Topic: On a scale of kind of stupid to mindblowingly stupid...
jonlink

Replies: 16
Views: 1662

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 12:44 am   Subject: On a scale of kind of stupid to mindblowingly stupid...
Ok well, then I'll use this as my backup plan. Thanks folks!

I cleaned the crap out of it and now it's setting. I hope I don't have to use it, but I'm prepared to roll the dice if needed.

Still ...
  Topic: NSR Happy Mothers Day!
jonlink

Replies: 2
Views: 608

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 12, 2013 8:50 pm   Subject: NSR Happy Mothers Day!
Here, here!

Happy Mother's Day to all the scooting moms!!! Very Happy
  Topic: On a scale of kind of stupid to mindblowingly stupid...
jonlink

Replies: 16
Views: 1662

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 12, 2013 8:49 pm   Subject: On a scale of kind of stupid to mindblowingly stupid...
Here's the issue. I went to change the oil the other day and I noticed a little drop dangling from the drain plug. When I got the plug out I saw that it was cracked. I'd actually lost quite a bit of o ...
  Topic: Fell in manhole, swam with scooter, in flooded Chicago
jonlink

Replies: 26
Views: 2818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:29 pm   Subject: Re: Fell in manhole, swam with scooter, in flooded Chicago
Hello my fellow Pilots,

Here's the video of me attempting to travel through a flooded Chicago Viaduct. My Blur and I went for a swim and I fell into an open manhole.

There is a before and after ...
  Topic: My 2013 Buddy 170i
jonlink

Replies: 13
Views: 1922

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:38 pm   Subject: My 2013 Buddy 170i
Also is it normal for the engine to tick for a couple minutes after you shut it off? Thanks

Nope. The engine shuts down immediately after turning the key or flicking the kill switch.I hate to be ...
  Topic: Dead light MOD
jonlink

Replies: 3
Views: 1108

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:32 pm   Subject: Dead light MOD
not to promote my own (old) thread, but it is very easy to do if you have an hour or so to spare.

http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19540
  Topic: Sandy/Frankenstorm
jonlink

Replies: 25
Views: 2713

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:36 pm   Subject: Sandy/Frankenstorm
My buddy and and I made it through alright. I went for a walk to the store when the wind just started picking up. There were lots of bikes and scooters laying on their sides. I got lucky!

We'll see ...
  Topic: Boston spaces...
jonlink

Replies: 14
Views: 1825

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:26 pm   Subject: Boston spaces...
I have never gotten a ticket, but I did get a talking to from a parking officer near Kenmore square. I was leaving and he told me to park on the street. I asked where to lock the scooter and he said t ...
  Topic: woot! new scoot!
jonlink

Replies: 21
Views: 2467

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2012 5:17 pm   Subject: woot! new scoot!
congrats!
  Topic: Boston spaces...
jonlink

Replies: 14
Views: 1825

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2012 5:16 pm   Subject: Boston spaces...
The sad truth is that unless you are locking your scooter inside a garage with an alarm, there is pretty much no way to really secure it from someone who wants to steal it.I half agree with you. If a ...
  Topic: Boston spaces...
jonlink

Replies: 14
Views: 1825

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:13 am   Subject: Boston spaces...
Via viable alternative to parking on sidewalks and/or bike racks.
  Topic: 170i wouldnt start this morning
jonlink

Replies: 16
Views: 2699

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:24 am   Subject: 170i wouldnt start this morning
If most of your trips are less than 10 miles one-way...go for a fun ride. Explore alternate routes to get where you usually go. Take an hour and just go play. Smile

Spoken like someone who lives in ...
  Topic: NYC to Boston on a Buddy 125 ... doable? stupid? best route?
jonlink

Replies: 16
Views: 2043

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:22 am   Subject: NYC to Boston on a Buddy 125 ... doable? stupid? best route?
Doable, but you need some really warm clothes. I visit my parents in southern NH from Boston regularly. In the spring the weather feels fine at first, but after an hour at 40-50mph I was usually prett ...
  Topic: Boston spaces...
jonlink

Replies: 14
Views: 1825

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:14 am   Subject: Boston spaces...
Except that none of those spots offer a way to secure the scoot. Total deal breaker for me. For an hour or so this is helpful, but it's still useless in terms of leaving a scooter alone while at work. ...
  Topic: 170i wouldnt start this morning
jonlink

Replies: 16
Views: 2699

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:08 am   Subject: 170i wouldnt start this morning
So I just remembered I have one of these I would use that. I've jumped off of a car before. I don't think it is ideal, but it is better than nothing.

I recently had the same problem with my 170i. I ...
  Topic: Biggest Tire...
jonlink

Replies: 75
Views: 13407

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:03 am   Subject: Biggest Tire...
Yep - we didn't calculate that when getting the tires - Pro: more height (so faster top end) and takes corners so much better with the rounded tire Con: no bigger (maybe smaller) tire patch on road - ...
  Topic: Guess who got a new scooter!
jonlink

Replies: 45
Views: 5090

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:20 pm   Subject: Guess who got a new scooter!
Looks pretty fancy. Enjoy the rides!
  Topic: Winter gloves
jonlink

Replies: 18
Views: 2494

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:30 pm   Subject: Winter gloves
Gotta second the I want those now! ...I think the only way that is going to happen is if rob a bank (but before that I'll have to figure out how to make that [url=http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/topi ...
  Topic: Scooterworks / Genuine on Fox News Chicago today
jonlink

Replies: 16
Views: 2166

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:25 pm   Subject: Scooterworks / Genuine on Fox News Chicago today
Even on the [url=http://scooterworkschicago.com/scooterworks-chicago-on-fox-chicago/]Scooterworks website... the video seems to be toast.
  Topic: Non-Stock Oversized Tires
jonlink

Replies: 15
Views: 2903

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:05 am   Subject: Non-Stock Oversized Tires
I'd also be interested in words of advise from the community. Is there any reason this might be a bad idea?
  Topic: Non-Stock Oversized Tires
jonlink

Replies: 15
Views: 2903

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:10 am   Subject: Non-Stock Oversized Tires
I'd love to see more and shots and hear any more info on this. I'm really interested in trying something like this.
  Topic: Nothing for protection except a bicycle helmet and he's...
jonlink

Replies: 29
Views: 3363

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:55 pm   Subject: Nothing for protection except a bicycle helmet and he's...
HOW did this person physically manage to text while operating a scooter?? How is that physically possible!? Shocked
Probably right hand on the throttle, left hand holding the phone and tapping with ...
  Topic: Souvenirs
jonlink

Replies: 39
Views: 4252

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2012 10:26 am   Subject: Souvenirs
He's just sleeping. Right?...
  Topic: Guess who bit it again?
jonlink

Replies: 13
Views: 1498

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:02 am   Subject: Guess who bit it again?
Sorry you and your scoot got banged up, but I think we're all glad you're in one piece.
  Topic: Stolen scoot chase in Boston: Rat ditches Buddy and hoofs it
jonlink

Replies: 2
Views: 907

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:41 am   Subject: Stolen scoot chase in Boston: Rat ditches Buddy and hoofs it
That's crazy. I'm glad the scooter thief was caught, but I'm a bit concerned that they chased the guy down one-way streets the wrong the way.Though, depending on the cc's it might not have been at ver ...
  Topic: Biggest Tire...
jonlink

Replies: 75
Views: 13407

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:31 am   Subject: Biggest Tire...
That's not bad at all though. Please keep us posted! Very Happy
  Topic: Well Wishing for Philip McCaleb
jonlink

Replies: 74
Views: 9455

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 11:37 pm   Subject: Well Wishing for Philip McCaleb
Wishing you well. Thanks for everything! Very Happy
  Topic: Biggest Tire...
jonlink

Replies: 75
Views: 13407

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:55 am   Subject: Biggest Tire...
That Metro looks almost amazing. If it looked a bit more comfortable being the size it is, I'd love it. I'm really interested in experimenting with a larger back tire. I think it might make a Boston w ...
  Topic: Genuine on Motorscooterguide.net
jonlink

Replies: 22
Views: 3304

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:49 am   Subject: Genuine on Motorscooterguide.net

The 170i weren't 2012 --- they were 2011.
Are you sure? Everything I can find (including Genuine's website) refers to them as 2012.

Yup.
http://justgottascoot.com/buddy170i.htm

I bought my B ...
  Topic: sideswiped on scooter but didn't report it
jonlink

Replies: 13
Views: 1599

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:40 am   Subject: sideswiped on scooter but didn't report it
Did it happen today? I feel like the stupid folks were out in full force today. One lady tried to pull out into traffic (through me) while looking in only one direction. Then I was nearly sideswiped o ...
  Topic: Additives and preservatives
jonlink

Replies: 44
Views: 8444

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:14 pm   Subject: Additives and preservatives
This stuff has been out since the 1094's ...But the question is which of the 1094s? Razz

I just bought some seafoam, myself. I expect about an 180% improvement in my scooters overall performance.... ...
 
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