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  Topic: Close Calls
lobsterman

Replies: 52
Views: 5377

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:31 pm   Subject: Close Calls
Seems like a close call at least once a week, but some get too close for comfort.

Most recently had a car pull abruptly into my lane from the left on a multi-lane one way road downtown during rush ...
  Topic: New Rollers & Old Friends
lobsterman

Replies: 9
Views: 1383

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:08 pm   Subject: New Rollers & Old Friends
It's not that I didn't like the Dr. Pulleys - they were just different (sound, acceleration and top end all slightly different).

What I really didn't like is that they didn't perform well for long. ...
  Topic: New Rollers & Old Friends
lobsterman

Replies: 9
Views: 1383

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 6:26 pm   Subject: New Rollers & Old Friends
Hello old friends, it's been a while... I've been riding all this time but not participating in the forum.

I stopped in to MB to review the roller replacement photos and tips, and thought it would ...
  Topic: Best Mods for Your Money?
lobsterman

Replies: 13
Views: 1959

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 9:41 pm   Subject: Best Mods for Your Money?
I have a small windshield on my 06 Buddy 125 for the cold months, it seems to add a little to the top speed, but not enough to really call it a performance mod. Maybe 2 mph. Hard to say for sure witho ...
  Topic: Buddy 170!
lobsterman

Replies: 166
Views: 20994

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:16 pm   Subject: Buddy 170!
A Buddy 170 certainly sounds interesting.

If I were in the market to buy a scooter now, I'd have a tough time deciding between the Buddy 170 and the Blur 220.

Still, as mentioned before, the sco ...
  Topic: Riding in the Rain
lobsterman

Replies: 20
Views: 2090

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 2:33 am   Subject: Riding in the Rain
frogg toggs for me.

I like riding in the rain.
  Topic: 2010 Blur 220i!
lobsterman

Replies: 85
Views: 13747

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2010 5:48 pm   Subject: 2010 Blur 220i!
This is certainly the scooter I want, my task will be to convince my wife of three things:

1. She needs to learn to ride
2. She gets the Buddy
3. I need this $3899 new Blur
  Topic: rear tire
lobsterman

Replies: 3
Views: 700

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2009 7:28 pm   Subject: rear tire
you don't need to swap out anything but the tire
  Topic: How many of you use your scooter as your primary vehicle?
lobsterman

Replies: 39
Views: 3219

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:44 pm   Subject: How many of you use your scooter as your primary vehicle?
We are a one car one scooter family (me, my wife, 10 yr old daughter)

I actually sold my car first because we pretty much only used it for my commute, my intent was to ride the bus. Turns out I hat ...
  Topic: Buddy sightings in YOUR area!
lobsterman

Replies: 2390
Views: 178200

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 03, 2009 5:10 pm   Subject: Buddy sightings in YOUR area!
Cincinnati is crawling with Buddys - it would be easier to post the times when I don't spot one.

The ride to work yesterday was in the high 30's and foggy. When I left to come home there was anothe ...
  Topic: Blur for Sale
lobsterman

Replies: 4
Views: 1506

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2009 5:33 pm   Subject: Blur for Sale
Wow Bob, I have always liked the Blur. What year is it?

Would you consider an even trade on my '06 Buddy with 7000 miles on it?

Smile

Other than that I am out of the running, no cash to spend.
  Topic: (NBR) Accident Video
lobsterman

Replies: 21
Views: 17955

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:14 pm   Subject: (NBR) Accident Video
I had a near miss the other day while driving (in the Subaru not the Buddy) my 10 year old daughter to her Tae Kwon Do class. Fortunately I saw the guy in the pickup wasn't stopping for his red light. ...
  Topic: Should I add a windshield?
lobsterman

Replies: 20
Views: 1321

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2009 4:45 pm   Subject: Should I add a windshield?
I use the windshield in cold weather months and take it off again the spring.

I like the feeling of the wind, but in winter I like the comfort factor from the windshield.

It's a highly personal ...
  Topic: Genuine Blur 220 test ride!
lobsterman

Replies: 33
Views: 5923

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2009 4:23 pm   Subject: Genuine Blur 220 test ride!
I wants one, I does.

I really, really does.
  Topic: Buddy Tire Change - Myself
lobsterman

Replies: 16
Views: 1368

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 4:41 pm   Subject: Buddy Tire Change - Myself
Changing them yourself isn't really easy even with the machine, at least not the first time you do it, in my experience. It also isn't really, really hard.

The guy that did the bulk of the labor (i ...
  Topic: PIAA H6M on an 06 Buddy?
lobsterman

Replies: 3
Views: 677

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 11:48 am   Subject: PIAA H6M on an 06 Buddy?
I am pretty sure the base is different starting in 07, and the H6M is what fits it.
  Topic: PIAA H6M on an 06 Buddy?
lobsterman

Replies: 3
Views: 677

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 1:05 am   Subject: PIAA H6M on an 06 Buddy?
Has anybody put a PIAA H6M light in an 06 Buddy?

Like this one?
http://www.rockymountainmc.com/productDetail.do?&navType=type&brandId=409&navTitle=Electrical&webTypeId=88&webCa ...
  Topic: ride to work day
lobsterman

Replies: 45
Views: 2890

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:59 pm   Subject: ride to work day
I was working from home yesterday, but I rode to the fitness center... so it was kind of "ride to work out". I rode to work today, like most every day I have to go to the office.
  Topic: Sell my Blur? Testing the Water
lobsterman

Replies: 7
Views: 1667

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:47 pm   Subject: Sell my Blur? Testing the Water
Wanna trade?

I'd do an even trade on my '06 Buddy... 6400 miles and just put new Continental Zippy tires on it. It's upgraded to brighter lights all around and has a Stebel Nautilus horn installed, ...
  Topic: Ride to Work: June 15, 2009 (Monday)
lobsterman

Replies: 15
Views: 1581

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 4:37 pm   Subject: Ride to Work: June 15, 2009 (Monday)
There's a city council meeting June 16 here in Cincinnati to discuss adding more parking spaces downtown. Might be kind of fun to overload the city with bikes on the 15th. Smile
  Topic: Finding (Another) Scooter
lobsterman

Replies: 50
Views: 3456

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 9:47 pm   Subject: Re: Finding (Another) Scooter
...I just don't want to get run over by a dork in their Prius.

Dress up like a tree or a spotted owl, then the Prius drivers will fall all over themselves to protect you.

Very Happy
  Topic: Life Expectancy of Buddy 150 Roller Weights, Variator, etc
lobsterman

Replies: 10
Views: 1983

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 9:14 pm   Subject: Life Expectancy of Buddy 150 Roller Weights, Variator, etc
My '06 Buddy now has 6400 miles and all I've done (besides 1st dealer service) is change the oil and I just put new Zippy 1 tires on it.

I have it to over 70 indicated for about 2 miles on my commu ...
  Topic: Moped Rider Gets Clocked by Parking Garage Arm
lobsterman

Replies: 20
Views: 1336

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 1:23 pm   Subject: Moped Rider Gets Clocked by Parking Garage Arm
This is why motorcycles and scooters aren't allowed in the parking garages of Cincinnati.

Many of them even have one of those street sign type graphics showing a motorcyclist getting clocked by the ...
  Topic: First rain ride
lobsterman

Replies: 46
Views: 2110

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 1:00 pm   Subject: First rain ride
I keep my Frogg Toggs in the Buddy at all times. I ride in the rain to/from work all the time. I kind of like it and it's the one time I can be assured that the big cruiser bikes have not taken the ch ...
  Topic: Tire sizes
lobsterman

Replies: 38
Views: 5270

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:59 pm   Subject: Tire sizes
I have a Zippy 1 on the back tire, and I liked the performance, but it sure has worn more quickly than the stock tires. I have about 4000 miles on it and it is way worn down. The stock tire on the fro ...
  Topic: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
lobsterman

Replies: 50
Views: 3898

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2009 4:29 pm   Subject: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
If I remember correcly both of you owe me a beer anyway for something. I think Ben owes me a beer for me letting him help me plug the rear tire on LX150 and I know Lobsterman owes me a beer if for not ...
  Topic: Who all went to the WKRP Rally in Cincinnati?
lobsterman

Replies: 35
Views: 2920

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2009 7:18 pm   Subject: Who all went to the WKRP Rally in Cincinnati?
I was there too, nice to have met some of you folks, caught up with others I hadn't seen in a while, and sorry I missed everybody else.

The ride was a blast, possibly the only time I have said &quo ...
  Topic: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
lobsterman

Replies: 50
Views: 3898

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:09 pm   Subject: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
If anyone on MB shows up, I will let you buy me a beer and take a picture with me without pants.

I may be inclined to buy you a beer on the stipulation that you keep your shirt and pants on.
  Topic: Wedding Proposal With A Buddy!
lobsterman

Replies: 25
Views: 3607

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:30 pm   Subject: Wedding Proposal With A Buddy!
congratulations both of you!
  Topic: Pedestrians are the enemy
lobsterman

Replies: 29
Views: 1535

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:28 pm   Subject: Pedestrians are the enemy
This is exactly the thing that prompted me to buy a Stebel horn (before they started putting them in standard).

Keep in mind that pedestrian rules vary depending on locations. There are places wher ...
  Topic: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
lobsterman

Replies: 50
Views: 3898

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 4:55 pm   Subject: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
I seem to remember it rained on the big ride the year before last....

Yeah...I saw one dude last week on the Metro ride do a serious slide on some crosswalk paint when he made a very bad decision t ...
  Topic: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
lobsterman

Replies: 50
Views: 3898

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:00 pm   Subject: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
I seem to remember it rained on the big ride the year before last, and we did some practice riding in the rain at the Metro cookout recently.

I am not afraid, bring it on.
  Topic: [NSR] Associations - a picture game
lobsterman

Replies: 1639
Views: 118800

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:04 am   Subject: [NSR] Associations - a picture game
http://cenriqueortiz.com/images/pinky_brain.jpg

My hero.
  Topic: SSR: unexpected benefits of riding gear
lobsterman

Replies: 9
Views: 869

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2009 9:38 pm   Subject: SSR: unexpected benefits of riding gear
I wear my full face helmet around the house, you can never be too sure when the wife or kid might try and bash you in the head with something.

The kevlar armor in the jacket is nice too since I wor ...
  Topic: Who are you in real life?
lobsterman

Replies: 792
Views: 80195

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:34 pm   Subject: Who are you in real life?
Oh my god, it's David Lindley!!! Smile
I'll be pleasantly surprised if there are more than 3 or 4 members who get this without going to Wikipedia or Google.

Perhaps you underestimate us.
  Topic: Scooters in Consumer Reports
lobsterman

Replies: 51
Views: 4422

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:09 pm   Subject: Scooters in Consumer Reports
I also thought the remarks about the rain were more indicative of the author's opinion than anything else. OK, he gets stressed and fatigued riding in the rain. I don't. Plenty of people get stressed ...
  Topic: Cold Weather Scooter Warriors
lobsterman

Replies: 337
Views: 26889

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:03 pm   Subject: Cold Weather Scooter Warriors
Actually lobsterman, I may be wrong, but 08/09 buddy's are pure black, the black/silver two tone was for 2006/2007 only.

I think you're right, maybe it was a left over. I think 2008 was black/silve ...
  Topic: Cold Weather Scooter Warriors
lobsterman

Replies: 337
Views: 26889

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 3:04 pm   Subject: Cold Weather Scooter Warriors
23F here in Cincinnati on the ride in this morning...

That's my scooter in back and an 09 Buddy that I see parked here a lot in front.

http://i404.photobucket.com/albums/pp130/lobstermankhe/TwoB ...
  Topic: Idiot comments department
lobsterman

Replies: 48
Views: 2850

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:00 pm   Subject: Idiot comments department
...the only comments i've had recently are "oh your scooter is just so cute", "oh that scooter is so cute", "what a cute scooter you have there"

OHMYGOODNESS, please s ...
  Topic: Idiot comments department
lobsterman

Replies: 48
Views: 2850

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 5:05 pm   Subject: Idiot comments department
The guys I work with like to bust me about my scooter, but they bust everybody about anything they can think of. I don't take it personally.

On the street, I have never had anybody say anything but ...
  Topic: Local dealer dumps the buddy
lobsterman

Replies: 55
Views: 4463

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 4:56 pm   Subject: Local dealer dumps the buddy
Brandie,

Don't sweat it, you've got a good quality scooter. Many here have put substantial miles on them, bonegirl just posted in Cincinnati that she passed 26,666 miles on hers this weekend. Alex ...
  Topic: Is Scoot defunct?
lobsterman

Replies: 11
Views: 1496

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 2:42 pm   Subject: Is Scoot defunct?
I've got Issue #47 at home, picked it up right before Christmas at Joseph Beth bookstore in Cincinnati.
  Topic: A New Bubu Owner
lobsterman

Replies: 27
Views: 2427

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 2:37 pm   Subject: A New Bubu Owner
congratulations bluelightning and gypsyangel on some cool new scooters and the engagement!
  Topic: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
lobsterman

Replies: 1751
Views: 149024

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 2:27 pm   Subject: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
Scooter Hoot -

1. I am glad you're OK
2. Love the avatar, owls rock
3. Metal construction plates are zero traction zones when wet. I hate them, and they're always popping up unexpectedly here in ...
  Topic: need help in turning scooter
lobsterman

Replies: 22
Views: 1853

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 2:17 pm   Subject: need help in turning scooter
the figure 8's were pretty fun, when i took the msf, this girl dropped her bike 10 times the first day we went to the lot, i felt bad for her because everytime she fell, the bike would crush her leg a ...
  Topic: I rode to work... I rode home... nothing happened
lobsterman

Replies: 139
Views: 10839

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 2008 1:55 pm   Subject: I rode to work... I rode home... nothing happened
It was dark and 30 degrees when I rode to work. Nobody tried to run me off the road, no black ice spots, no road debris. Very nice early morning ride. Nobody else at the scooter parking spots when I g ...
  Topic: Brake Light Replacement Bulb for '06
lobsterman

Replies: 4
Views: 723

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:25 pm   Subject: Brake Light Replacement Bulb for '06
OK, I am thinking this needs to be an 1157 red bulb.

Has anybody replaced their brake light with an LED?
  Topic: Brake Light Replacement Bulb for '06
lobsterman

Replies: 4
Views: 723

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:34 pm   Subject: Brake Light Replacement Bulb for '06
I am replacing all the bulbs on my '06 Buddy 125 with brighter bulbs.

I have ordered the headlight bulb and I'm getting Sylvania 1156STA Silverstar bulbs for the turn signals from Amazon since the ...
  Topic: Any scooter calendars for 2009?
lobsterman

Replies: 29
Views: 2114

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 7:29 pm   Subject: Any scooter calendars for 2009?
I want a scooterdave calendar.

Yeah, I'd pay money for that, but only if it included some wacky candid rally photos. Wink

Be careful what you ask for.

ScooterDave may happily respond and se ...
  Topic: Newbie here
lobsterman

Replies: 13
Views: 1248

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 6:56 pm   Subject: Newbie here
Hardly any human endeavor is 100% sure of a particular outcome. Lots of people crash. Lots of people don't crash. Work to be part of the second group, but be prepared to be in the first group. It's wa ...
 
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