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  Topic: how to change headlight/remove casings and Hi
louie

Replies: 2
Views: 901

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:19 pm   Subject: how to change headlight/remove casings and Hi
Hello Strangers!
It's been a long time since I've been here...but it feels familiar.
I have a question that I know has been answered dozens of times (though not oil related).
How do you get the c ...
  Topic: nbr: I don't want a pickle
louie

Replies: 10
Views: 839

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:36 pm   Subject: nbr: I don't want a pickle
That's story telling at its best. why else would you listen to it?
  Topic: Riding on a sheepskin seat cover is almost erotic (picture!)
louie

Replies: 35
Views: 2127

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2009 5:21 pm   Subject: Riding on a sheepskin seat cover is almost erotic (picture!)
i got one of those for my mc and it is everything you said it was. i've not gotten uncomfortable on my buddy but the thumper does get a little stiff after a while.
wow, read out of context this is ...
  Topic: MSF Perception Test
louie

Replies: 11
Views: 936

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 3:18 am   Subject: MSF Perception Test
here's a good awareness test.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RVJMSdIYaQ
  Topic: Who is the Stud on the American Scooterist Cover?
louie

Replies: 18
Views: 1141

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 11:01 am   Subject: Who is the Stud on the American Scooterist Cover?
You Are!

that's last year's amerivespa in chattanooga. woh woh.

I hear there are pictures of our club for best turnout. of course it's also a must see...can we?
  Topic: Might be coming back to a Buddy
louie

Replies: 11
Views: 1347

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:35 am   Subject: Might be coming back to a Buddy
welcome back pesqueeb, glad your ready to scoot again.

decisions decisions what color to get. i'd hate to hold myself to such an inconsequential promise of a red one. enjoy the process.

sin ...
  Topic: Scooterjacking in Cincinnati
louie

Replies: 12
Views: 1198

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:44 pm   Subject: Scooterjacking in Cincinnati
According to police, the boy approached the victims and said, "We're going to play a game. I'm going to take your scooter."

Aww man, I hate that game.

Shocked
  Topic: Vespa S (NBR)
louie

Replies: 26
Views: 2345

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:39 pm   Subject: Vespa S (NBR)
for what it's worth the engine on my 650 bmw was built in china. This is new for 09 so long term parts and workmanship quality is still to be determined. but so far so good. lots of people with 100 ...
  Topic: Vespa S (NBR)
louie

Replies: 26
Views: 2345

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2009 2:12 pm   Subject: Re: Vespa S (NBR)
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She's smooth, she's confident, she's refined and she's poised under all conditions. She's drop-dead gorgeous and when the time is right, she's as racy as most men can handle. And yes, she's exp ...
  Topic: Do I *have* to replace that tire? Maybe a couple more miles?
louie

Replies: 17
Views: 921

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2009 7:20 pm   Subject: Do I *have* to replace that tire? Maybe a couple more miles?
good grief jr, go out there and get some miles on that tire. Shocked
  Topic: Help me choose a new bike
louie

Replies: 23
Views: 1793

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2009 3:26 pm   Subject: Help me choose a new bike
that extra 2 inches will put you on tiptoes at best. my mc is about an inch taller than my buddy....and a 100lbs heavier.
i found some mc boots that give me an inch in the ball of my foot and 2 at t ...
  Topic: [NBR] Landlord Scooter Harassment
louie

Replies: 32
Views: 2098

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2009 3:18 pm   Subject: [NBR] Landlord Scooter Harassment
good to hear city hall is so helpful. my biggest problem as a tenant happened in hollywood. the lease said one thing and manager said something else. i called bbb to confirm my understanding and th ...
  Topic: 1000 Days on Modern Buddy
louie

Replies: 34
Views: 2725

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 7:23 pm   Subject: 1000 Days on Modern Buddy
06 sunset buddy still here. the headlight doesn't put out much but i love her...or him.
  Topic: [NSR] Ground keeps on shaking in So Cal
louie

Replies: 19
Views: 1878

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 2:51 pm   Subject: [NSR] Ground keeps on shaking in So Cal
keep'em small out there pcbike.
  Topic: Crashed my Buddy
louie

Replies: 12
Views: 1245

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2009 4:50 pm   Subject: Crashed my Buddy
sorry to hear about the crash. i have one suggestion for the road rash, 2nd skin...it's a brand of bandage that has been used for burns for years in hospitals. i used it on some rr a couple of months ...
  Topic: Are three scooters too many? What about four?
louie

Replies: 41
Views: 2292

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 2:00 pm   Subject: Are three scooters too many? What about four?


that sounds great. when will it be on the street?

sym-usa mothership in brundidge, AL Razz

what is this mothership you speak of? i would have thought you'd go to 5 points...not asking onli ...
  Topic: 2010 Honda Elite M.S.R.P....WTH?
louie

Replies: 57
Views: 6163

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:39 pm   Subject: 2010 Honda Elite M.S.R.P....WTH?
I'd buy a Big Ruckus tomorrow if they were still on the market.

buy used. they come up for sale fairly often but you may have to travel to get one. my mate got one from houston last year at a dec ...
  Topic: Are three scooters too many? What about four?
louie

Replies: 41
Views: 2292

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:11 pm   Subject: Are three scooters too many? What about four?
we are adding another scoot to the family, a red Symba. Going in 1/2ers with the husband on it, but it'll be mainly for him to ride instead of the ninja.

that takes us from zero bikes 6 mos ago, t ...
  Topic: WATCH OUT FOR BIKERS!!
louie

Replies: 21
Views: 1580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:07 pm   Subject: WATCH OUT FOR BIKERS!!
that's all well and really good that this info is up on facebook but where is this info on the drivers license test? seems that only riders take note of this. sheesh...

take care dave.
  Topic: Are three scooters too many? What about four?
louie

Replies: 41
Views: 2292

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2009 8:49 pm   Subject: Are three scooters too many? What about four?
right, nobody can stop at one. it doesn't suit all your "needs", after all it's not a woman Wink , no matter what you boys say.

one possibility would be to get her interested in ridi ...
  Topic: How Many Miles Can a Buddy 125 go for?
louie

Replies: 28
Views: 2837

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 10:36 pm   Subject: Re: Mileage
Sweet guys and gals. I am buying a 2008 black buddy 125 with 578 miles on the clock. The guy said he wired his dummy lights in front for turn signals and added a luggage rack, performance tires, and ...
  Topic: Ride To Amerivespa From LA!
louie

Replies: 10
Views: 2102

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 3:43 pm   Subject: Ride To Amerivespa From LA!
i'm glad you are all excited, i'm just jealous Evil or Very Mad ...i wish i had been scooter savvy when i lived there. y'all have the most incredible geography.
  Topic: 6pm deadline story today
louie

Replies: 8
Views: 1119

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 3:35 pm   Subject: 6pm deadline story today
that's easy to remember. i took the msc then rode in larger and larger concentric circles starting in the parking lot, then into the street, neighborhood and beyond. what can i say, i'm brittle and ...
  Topic: [NSR] Awesome Beatles Animation
louie

Replies: 5
Views: 825

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 3:28 pm   Subject: [NSR] Awesome Beatles Animation
that was a good teaser, it makes me want to watch yellow submarine again. i wonder how the old animation compares...
  Topic: The Shop Is Ready!
louie

Replies: 27
Views: 2926

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 4:42 pm   Subject: The Shop Is Ready!
Yeah I've been doing the clean, organize, move out of the garage thing. Along with a tool roundup, those tools are worse than tribbles...they get everywhere!. I need to count but I would say I have ...
  Topic: The HILL
louie

Replies: 14
Views: 1272

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 4:15 pm   Subject: The HILL
wow Taz! that's some story...


Coffeejunkie, keep your driveway clean. wet leaves, mud, and gravel suck.
  Topic: gear up project
louie

Replies: 0
Views: 469

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 4:01 pm   Subject: gear up project
I came across this survey from the Gear Up! Project.

http://www.gearupproject.org/survey.html

It seems like something many here would be interested in completing. Take a look-see.
  Topic: Almost crashed tonight- bizarre
louie

Replies: 14
Views: 1221

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 3:05 pm   Subject: Almost crashed tonight- bizarre
wow lisa, i'm so glad you were watching that bike. it would have been a horrible situation for you to live with, even though it wouldn't have been your fault. GOOD EYE ON THE WHEELS, they don't lie.
  Topic: Bonegirl Editorial in June '09 RoadWheeler Magazine
louie

Replies: 26
Views: 1873

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2009 2:42 am   Subject: Bonegirl Editorial in June '09 RoadWheeler Magazine
yea bonegirl, i know this makes you feel better and i bet that odometer reading makes a lot of your naysayers think twice next time.
put that word out.
  Topic: POC B.A.B.E. Rally Call to Action!!
louie

Replies: 66
Views: 13002

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 8:07 pm   Subject: POC B.A.B.E. Rally Call to Action!!
...Wow, I am feeling the love in Alabama!

we are full of it... Cool
  Topic: POC B.A.B.E. Rally Call to Action!!
louie

Replies: 66
Views: 13002

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:23 pm   Subject: POC B.A.B.E. Rally Call to Action!!
The Homewood (AL) Scooter club will be hosting the BABE riders (that sounds dirty) at the Garages Cafe Thursday night, Birmingham.

Eta right now is unknown. Should be late afternoon. I'll pm you wh ...
  Topic: animals I've almost hit
louie

Replies: 28
Views: 1999

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:35 pm   Subject: animals I've almost hit
....bla bla...bla..bla...life flashing before your eyes. true story.

tedd? tedd? really?
  Topic: Now I need to change my Underwear
louie

Replies: 7
Views: 796

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:28 pm   Subject: Now I need to change my Underwear
and remember, when crossing a one way intersection those driving the wrong way don't have a light either. Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Now I need to change my Underwear
louie

Replies: 7
Views: 796

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:26 pm   Subject: Now I need to change my Underwear
i work on a 1 way street. i see this occasionally but i asked the office manager once how often she sees this...every day. Shocked

i usually stay in the right lane on oneways just cuz this happen ...
  Topic: Take That Ms. Can't Be Patient
louie

Replies: 33
Views: 2206

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 29, 2009 10:26 pm   Subject: Take That Ms. Can't Be Patient
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I used to be vengeful about not letting self-important people pass, or whatever, but I think I'm just going to let it go. After all, if they can't get anywhere any faster, neither can I; and eve ...
  Topic: Finally Scraped my Center Stand! w00t!
louie

Replies: 66
Views: 3703

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 9:26 pm   Subject: Finally Scraped my Center Stand! w00t!
How the hell do you guys make such low turns without turning the scooter over? I'm scared to death to take just about any turn let alone lean into it too much.

you'll have to lean if your turning. ...
  Topic: Riding on wet roads vs. dry?
louie

Replies: 16
Views: 1299

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 9:15 pm   Subject: Riding on wet roads vs. dry?
any wet patches will be slippier than dry. take it east on curves.
  Topic: People looking like WTF? when you're putting riding gear on.
louie

Replies: 36
Views: 2794

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 9:14 pm   Subject: People looking like WTF? when you're putting riding gear on.
when i went back to work after my slide i was noticing all the scuff marks on my gear. the woman i was talking to said, "oh that's what all the leather is for". at least she realized it an ...
  Topic: Off-road Buddy
louie

Replies: 11
Views: 914

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 20, 2009 1:31 am   Subject: Off-road Buddy
I'd still like to get my hands on a Big Ruckus and drop a 400cc motor in it for off road and trail use.

a trail bike would have about the same size motor, 250, with tons more clearance. not really ...
  Topic: Your buddy's bigger sibling: if you own a motorcycle
louie

Replies: 17
Views: 1181

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 18, 2009 1:46 pm   Subject: Your buddy's bigger sibling: if you own a motorcycle
You can see from my avatar caption that we have Bonheur and Pinky.

Bonheur being the scooter and Pinky being a 2005 Kawasaki Vulcan Classic 1500cc. Big cruiser. BIG cruiser.

I can't even sta ...
  Topic: went down! :-( questions . . .
louie

Replies: 35
Views: 1966

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 18, 2009 1:08 pm   Subject: went down! :-( questions . . .
i have suggestions for you knee. make sure it's clean. if it isn't deep (didn't bleed much)you can use running tap water from a syringe. cover it with a patch/s of 2nd skin, it's been all the rage ...
  Topic: Your buddy's bigger sibling: if you own a motorcycle
louie

Replies: 17
Views: 1181

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 18, 2009 12:51 pm   Subject: Your buddy's bigger sibling: if you own a motorcycle
i like standards and have an xcountry. i wish i was a little taller and stronger so i could take my pick.
  Topic: What a great scooter shop is like...! ">})
louie

Replies: 8
Views: 1193

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 13, 2009 11:21 pm   Subject: What a great scooter shop is like...! ">})
The proprietor of Magic City Motor scooters in birmingham came to check on the scooterist, me, when he heard that a scooter was involved in a wreck a couple of blocks away. How's that for service. h ...
  Topic: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
louie

Replies: 1751
Views: 150113

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 13, 2009 1:28 pm   Subject: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
i feel good this morning. my knee bends well so i'll ride today Wink .

i've thought about it before but it's not always just because someone doesn't see your bike but can be someone who isn't aw ...
  Topic: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
louie

Replies: 1751
Views: 150113

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 13, 2009 2:08 am   Subject: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
damn, i slid out today. luckily i didn't get run over by a woman with a blood sugar level of 35. she crossed 14th street doing about 60 heading for the church (not "going to church" but ramm ...
  Topic: Buddy in Progressive Insurance Ad
louie

Replies: 53
Views: 3831

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 3:37 am   Subject: Buddy in Progressive Insurance Ad
ORANGE! ftw

Orange buddy, for the wind. Wink

i love urban dictionary. it's what keeps my generation in the know.


4. ftw 2589 up, 990 down
In biker gangs it meant F... the Wor ...
  Topic: Summer travel plans
louie

Replies: 64
Views: 2925

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 3:11 am   Subject: Summer travel plans
I'm hoping to make this trip this summer at some point on the famous Natchez Trace parkway (well at least I hear it is, but everyone in Nashville thinks everything from Nashville is famous). Its abou ...
  Topic: Wish me luck
louie

Replies: 18
Views: 1452

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 3:05 am   Subject: Re: Wish me luck
Well? I have been standing outside with the pizza and beverages for a couple of days now. How did you do? I came ready to party and you never answered the door? So is it a party or a wake?

it's a ...
  Topic: What's up with the right hand U turn?
louie

Replies: 27
Views: 1747

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 10, 2009 3:17 am   Subject: What's up with the right hand U turn?
i never thought of it that way. u turns are for everywhere. but i do wonder why right is on that test. on the brc you'll do both.
  Topic: shop of the month contest
louie

Replies: 23
Views: 1481

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 10, 2009 1:20 am   Subject: shop of the month contest
I liked the scooternews site.
The contest brought me there for the first time.

see now, that's what scooter news is talkin about.
The contest has fulfilled its purpose!

2 new readers! Wink
 
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