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  Topic: About to complain, tell me if out of line
scullyfu

Replies: 35
Views: 3249

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 6:16 pm   Subject: About to complain, tell me if out of line
do you have towing on your insurance or are you still under the original warranty for your scooter? if so, how about having it picked up and delivered to the new shop?
  Topic: Buddy Scooter 150cc Deal or no deal?
scullyfu

Replies: 10
Views: 1568

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 11, 2015 5:14 pm   Subject: Buddy Scooter 150cc Deal or no deal?
Looks clean enough, buy it, ride it have fun. Expect to buy new tires soon. Those didn't last too long.

Welcome to MB...Didja buy it yet? Huh? Huh? Very Happy

i actually had 10k+ on my original whit ...
  Topic: which would you choose buddy 125 for $900 or BJ for 1850?
scullyfu

Replies: 31
Views: 3023

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 06, 2015 8:36 pm   Subject: which would you choose buddy 125 for $900 or BJ for 1850?
you don't mention the years of the two, but the buddy with a crack on the front fender can be easily remedied: buy a new panel (relatively cheap) or check out the For Sale forum for a used one. Smile
  Topic: New and Scared
scullyfu

Replies: 40
Views: 15259

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:06 pm   Subject: New and Scared
while all the gear talk is useful and informative, please don't buy a helmet off the internet without having received a proper fitting at a good shop. not all helmets fit the same way and the shape of ...
  Topic: New and Scared
scullyfu

Replies: 40
Views: 15259

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 1:23 pm   Subject: New and Scared
Ravenrose, i've got to hand it to you. i honestly doubt if i would even attempt your work route. quick question: since there are others who work in your same area, is it possible for you to at least g ...
  Topic: NSR-Hot sauce!!!
scullyfu

Replies: 19
Views: 2295

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 2:58 pm   Subject: NSR-Hot sauce!!!
i like Lucky Dog's selections. Smile
  Topic: First Time Buyer Advice
scullyfu

Replies: 56
Views: 8407

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:53 pm   Subject: First Time Buyer Advice
hi Wing.this looks like a sweet scooter and i would guess that most scooter sales are on the up and up, but i always caution folks to make sure the VIN # on the title matches the VIN on the scooter. a ...
  Topic: Summer trip- PDX to the San Juan Islands with the Buddies
scullyfu

Replies: 7
Views: 2554

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 4:43 pm   Subject: Summer trip- PDX to the San Juan Islands with the Buddies
if you go the Peninsula direction, a stay over in Ocean Shores is a great way to break up a long ride. you can walk on the beach, go to the Casino for some food, drinks, gaming, etc.; ask at the hotel ...
  Topic: NSR-Superbowl.
scullyfu

Replies: 22
Views: 2357

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:02 pm   Subject: NSR-Superbowl.
#BEASTMODE
  Topic: Oldest Member?
scullyfu

Replies: 16
Views: 1896

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:32 pm   Subject: Oldest Member?
will turn 65 in a week or so. won't be riding for a while since i tripped on the dog gate @3am sunday morning and broke the hummerous bone in my left arm. sheesh. welcome to Medicare! seriously, i jus ...
  Topic: [NBR] Parts Packaging Overkill
scullyfu

Replies: 11
Views: 1899

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:49 am   Subject: [NBR] Parts Packaging Overkill
so standardized shipping costs mean they can be wasteful with their packing materials? i worked for a looooooooong time in warehouses and i always just smh when i'd get a package like the one shared p ...
  Topic: Is it just me?
scullyfu

Replies: 13
Views: 1310

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:59 am   Subject: Is it just me?
i pay $72/yr with full coverage (minus roadside) with State Farm. that's for one scooter. this rate was not dependent on having any other insurance coverages with them.
  Topic: Tips for buying used?
scullyfu

Replies: 7
Views: 915

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:42 am   Subject: Tips for buying used?
on a non-mechanical note, make sure the title is in hand and double check that the VIN # on the title matches the VIN # on the scoot.

NO TITLE.....NO MONEY!!!
  Topic: Scooter shopping - Buddy 50 - 8000 Miles
scullyfu

Replies: 9
Views: 1192

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 24, 2014 1:39 pm   Subject: Scooter shopping - Buddy 50 - 8000 Miles
if you decide to buy, check to make sure the VIN # on the scooter matches the one on the title. and if the person has no title, do not hand over any cash.

good luck! Smile
  Topic: olympia washington
scullyfu

Replies: 4
Views: 1088

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 22, 2014 11:06 am   Subject: olympia washington
did you buy your scooter from a genuine dealer? if so, ask them for any leads to a riding group. i know my dealer in buffalo holds monthly rides during the summer. good luck!
  Topic: NBR - SUPER BOWL!!
scullyfu

Replies: 14
Views: 1738

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 8:48 pm   Subject: NBR - SUPER BOWL!!
GO, SEAHAWKS!!!!!
  Topic: Oh Sweet Jeasus What a Winter...
scullyfu

Replies: 34
Views: 3649

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:06 pm   Subject: Oh Sweet Jeasus What a Winter...
i was able to go for a battery-charging spin on monday here in buffalo. it wasn't *that* bad, but did have to be careful for ice chunks. Smile
  Topic: Got my Buddy today!
scullyfu

Replies: 8
Views: 957

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 5:43 pm   Subject: Got my Buddy today!
CONGRATS! yeah, weather is not our friend today here in the northeast. Smile
  Topic: Intro and Question re: Buddy 125
scullyfu

Replies: 29
Views: 2318

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:33 pm   Subject: Intro and Question re: Buddy 125
i'm late to the party, but i would just caution when buying used that you make sure the vin #'s on the scoot and the registration match. and always, no registration in hand, no cash. either wait for t ...
  Topic: 2014 Hooligan pix leaked
scullyfu

Replies: 10
Views: 1640

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 4:06 pm   Subject: 2014 Hooligan pix leaked
persoally, i love the utilitarian, post-apocalyptic feel. Smile

http://cleantechnica.com/2013/11/14/genuine-scooters-dealer-leaks-2014-hooligan-170-facebook/
  Topic: float bowl question
scullyfu

Replies: 7
Views: 1158

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:52 am   Subject: float bowl question
thanks for all for the input.

i'm not what you'd call mechanically inclined, hence my question re: whether this is absolutely necessary. Smile that said, i am willing to do this, but would appreciate ...
  Topic: float bowl question
scullyfu

Replies: 7
Views: 1158

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:53 pm   Subject: float bowl question
is doing this really necessary? my scooter will be in a covered, yet open, garage. i have it covered and plan on putting in seafoam and stabil, and stuffing a sock in the pipe. hopefully, the weather ...
  Topic: float bowl question
scullyfu

Replies: 7
Views: 1158

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 3:35 pm   Subject: float bowl question
i read eric's winterizing post:

http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=138514#138514

but i'm not sure where the float bowl is and how to drain it. can someone please give me some guida ...
  Topic: the new cop scooter from bmw
scullyfu

Replies: 1
Views: 656

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:59 pm   Subject: the new cop scooter from bmw
http://www.autoevolution.com/news/bmw-shows-police-spec-c-600-scooter-and-more-at-milipol-2013-71064.html

kinda cool@
  Topic: want to be warm during winter?
scullyfu

Replies: 4
Views: 790

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 3:52 pm   Subject: want to be warm during winter?
check this out:

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2013/11/13/new-chinese-winter-scooter-accessory-is-desperately-uncool/
  Topic: Piaggio Fly 150 3v
scullyfu

Replies: 44
Views: 5994

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 07, 2013 5:49 pm   Subject: Piaggio Fly 150 3v
so, its been out a while now and i'm wondering if anyone here has one and what you think of it. thanks.
  Topic: Stolen 170i - a lesson in locking up your scooter
scullyfu

Replies: 22
Views: 3140

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:57 pm   Subject: Stolen 170i - a lesson in locking up your scooter
that sucks! so sorry to hear about your experience. good thing you had insurance. thanks for the tip re: the kickstand loop thing.
  Topic: The Scooter Diaries kickstarter!
scullyfu

Replies: 46
Views: 4933

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 12:30 pm   Subject: The Scooter Diaries kickstarter!
this is so exciting. i can't wait to get my tove-signed book! thanks for doing all the work to give us all what looks to be such a delicious-sounding adventure. happy dance. Smile
  Topic: The Scooter Diaries kickstarter!
scullyfu

Replies: 46
Views: 4933

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 1:36 pm   Subject: The Scooter Diaries kickstarter!
what an AWESOME project. thanks for sharing and thanks to Gordon for visiting and sharing his parents' amazing story. i hope this gets off the ground and that i can have my own copy of this book, sign ...
  Topic: NBR: Harbor Freight Black Friday Ad
scullyfu

Replies: 1
Views: 861

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 5:42 pm   Subject: NBR: Harbor Freight Black Friday Ad
yes, i know. Smile but for those of you who shop and get tools for your scooter there may want to take a peek.

http://bfads.net/Black-Friday/Harbor-Freight/Ad

its only a few pages. btw, if you sign ...
  Topic: New Michelin Tires
scullyfu

Replies: 8
Views: 837

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:12 pm   Subject: New Michelin Tires
i live in buffalo and the stock tires were just too hinky for the conditions here, so i put on a pair of michelin s1's and couldn't be happier. immediately noticed the difference, tires grip the road ...
  Topic: scooter covers for winter
scullyfu

Replies: 4
Views: 975

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:50 am   Subject: scooter covers for winter
looking for recs on a good scooter cover. i have a stock buddy 125cc with a genuine trunk; my slipstream windscreen doesn't stick up as much as the buddy one. i live in buffalo in case the weather con ...
  Topic: ATTN: INDY RIDERS
scullyfu

Replies: 0
Views: 597

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:29 pm   Subject: ATTN: INDY RIDERS
http://www.jconline.com/article/20130902/NEWS/309020024/-Scooter-summit-will-look-ideas-redefine-state-laws-mopeds

this summit is to decide on the motor vehicle laws for mopeds; sounds like they're ...
  Topic: Charger Outlet On Buddy 125?
scullyfu

Replies: 58
Views: 4107

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:34 pm   Subject: Charger Outlet On Buddy 125?
Mine doesn't have one. I even took off the front plastic to see if there is wiring and there isn't. My Buddy is an 09 125, don't get it. Do you still want to see a picture of my headlight for some ...
  Topic: kymco's new My Road 700i First Ride
scullyfu

Replies: 7
Views: 1067

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 4:38 pm   Subject: kymco's new My Road 700i First Ride
didn't see this posted, sorry if i missed it.

just a tick under $10k sticker price.

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/189/16558/Motorcycle-Article/2014-Kymco-MyRoad-700i-First-Ride.aspx
  Topic: silver ring around the headlight
scullyfu

Replies: 5
Views: 1096

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 1:25 pm   Subject: silver ring around the headlight
additionally, you can always check with your local genuine dealer and they can get the part for you.
  Topic: different mirrors
scullyfu

Replies: 8
Views: 962

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 3:51 pm   Subject: different mirrors
i've been wanting to get some new mirrors for my 09 buddy125, but have checked scooterworks, etc. but can't seem to find anything other than stock. where should i be looking to find different styles t ...
  Topic: scooter thefts in missouri
scullyfu

Replies: 4
Views: 808

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:41 pm   Subject: scooter thefts in missouri
http://www.ky3.com/news/ky3-scooter-thieves-strike-owners-beware-20130726,0,4304821.story


apparently, scooter thefts are the lowest priority for those cops.
  Topic: Full face helmets that fit under the Buddy seat
scullyfu

Replies: 18
Views: 2047

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 12:16 pm   Subject: Full face helmets that fit under the Buddy seat
my old hjc full-face (small) fit in the pet carrier. my hjc flip-up/modular (also a small), will not fit.
  Topic: Deciding on my first scooter Buddy125/Like/SYM
scullyfu

Replies: 41
Views: 3874

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:44 pm   Subject: Deciding on my first scooter Buddy125/Like/SYM
congrats on the new 170i and that green is awesome!
  Topic: My Vespa!
scullyfu

Replies: 10
Views: 1712

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:21 pm   Subject: My Vespa!
if those are your daughters, you done good. Smile
  Topic: 50cc Buddy - diff btwn years
scullyfu

Replies: 10
Views: 1029

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:03 pm   Subject: 50cc Buddy - diff btwn years
CONGRATS on that find!
  Topic: Deciding on my first scooter Buddy125/Like/SYM
scullyfu

Replies: 41
Views: 3874

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:12 pm   Subject: Deciding on my first scooter Buddy125/Like/SYM
financing (especially a new genuine scoot at 1.99% for 3 years) with no balloon payment penalty is a pretty sweet deal
Submitting yourself to a financial "ball & chain" is NEVER a " ...
  Topic: Deciding on my first scooter Buddy125/Like/SYM
scullyfu

Replies: 41
Views: 3874

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:36 pm   Subject: Deciding on my first scooter Buddy125/Like/SYM
finance something
Worst idea ever!

Selecting a

everyone's situation is different, of course. if you have crappy credit, you are going to pay a higher interest rate, so financing may not be a g ...
  Topic: Deciding on my first scooter Buddy125/Like/SYM
scullyfu

Replies: 41
Views: 3874

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:17 pm   Subject: Deciding on my first scooter Buddy125/Like/SYM
the base price is $2799, so that means your dealer is only charging you $300 for prep and all taxes and licensing. are you sure the quoted price of $3100 includes your state taxes and registration? th ...
  Topic: Deciding on my first scooter Buddy125/Like/SYM
scullyfu

Replies: 41
Views: 3874

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:26 pm   Subject: Deciding on my first scooter Buddy125/Like/SYM
$3100 out the door for a new buddy125cc? first, where the heck do you live and, second, why didn't you buy it on the spot? Smile
  Topic: Swap Buddy handlebars?
scullyfu

Replies: 10
Views: 1352

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:02 pm   Subject: Swap Buddy handlebars?
just thinking out loud here...is your bad elbow your left or right, or both? if it's only problematic on your right, how about maybe getting a throttle thingie that may place your elbow in a different ...
  Topic: Blur vs Buddy Performance?
scullyfu

Replies: 14
Views: 1431

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:12 pm   Subject: Blur vs Buddy Performance?
don't know where you're located, but you may want to take a look at the 'for sale' forum; there's at least one blur up for sale there and you'll save yourself a lot of pennies. just won't have the war ...
  Topic: which windshield?
scullyfu

Replies: 11
Views: 1341

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:17 pm   Subject: which windshield?
thanks, agrogod.
  Topic: which windshield?
scullyfu

Replies: 11
Views: 1341

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 12:51 pm   Subject: which windshield?
thanks to all for their comments. and special thanks to peabody for hunting up that tutorial. Smile
 
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