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  Topic: Rear brake lever
tempalte

Replies: 0
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PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:30 pm   Subject: Rear brake lever
Hi,

I have a 2006 Blur, 23,000 bdus. The rear brake lever has started to get stiff. The front brake lever has a smooth throw, but the rear lever is stiffer and seems to catch. The brake still wo ...
  Topic: Cross country trip planning
tempalte

Replies: 8
Views: 1070

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:03 am   Subject: Cross country trip planning
Camping. Small roads, mostly 2 lane.

Like I said, last year I rode round trip from Kansas City to South Dakota, over 1,500 miles. I camped at city parks, county parks, state parks and national fo ...
  Topic: Cross country trip planning
tempalte

Replies: 8
Views: 1070

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 6:21 pm   Subject: Cross country trip planning
Hi,

I am thinking about taking my Blur 150 cross country this summer, from Kansas City to the west coast. Once I get to the coast, I may just fly back home.

I am just starting to plan the trip. ...
  Topic: on road trip need gearbox leak advice
tempalte

Replies: 4
Views: 1135

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:25 am   Subject: on road trip need gearbox leak advice
After about another 300 miles the leaked stopped. I am still going so it must have just been overfilled.
  Topic: on road trip need gearbox leak advice
tempalte

Replies: 4
Views: 1135

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2011 3:29 am   Subject: on road trip need gearbox leak advice
The engine oil is fine. I am guessing it is just overfilled and will eventuallly stop. I wish there was a way to check the gear oil level
  Topic: on road trip need gearbox leak advice
tempalte

Replies: 4
Views: 1135

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2011 12:40 am   Subject: on road trip need gearbox leak advice
I am 300 miles into an 1800 mile trip from kcmo to south dakota and back.

About 100 miles back I checked my back tire and the cvt side had a thin film of oil. A few drops of oil hung from the drai ...
  Topic: Anyone replaced front tire?
tempalte

Replies: 0
Views: 660

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:37 am   Subject: Anyone replaced front tire?
Has anyone replaced their front tire yet?

The stock tire is, 120/60-13, but scooter works sells a 130/60-13. They are saying it will work even though it is wider.

So has anyone tried using a la ...
  Topic: just turned 17,000 BDUs
tempalte

Replies: 2
Views: 821

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 6:13 pm   Subject: just turned 17,000 BDUs
It still has the original rollers and belt. The only thing I replaced is the rear tire.

I keep wondering at what point it will start to need more work. Next month I have planned a Mt. Rushmore an ...
  Topic: just turned 17,000 BDUs
tempalte

Replies: 2
Views: 821

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:55 pm   Subject: just turned 17,000 BDUs
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I just turned 17,000 BDUs on my Blur. My best estimate is that translates to about 10 ...
  Topic: brake pads
tempalte

Replies: 0
Views: 730

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 4:03 am   Subject: brake pads
Anyone have trouble getting brake pads for their blur? The pads are starting to wear on my 2006. Scooterworks does not list them for sale on their website. I emailed scooterworks but have not heard ...
  Topic: Saddlebag recommendation?
tempalte

Replies: 2
Views: 1223

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Sun May 29, 2011 12:14 am   Subject: Saddlebag recommendation?
I am planning a long trip on my Blur. I would like to get some saddlebags to hold a one man tent, sleeping bag, etc. (I have a rear rack, but I plan to tie a gas can to it).

Can anyone recommend ...
  Topic: brake pads
tempalte

Replies: 1
Views: 864

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:41 am   Subject: brake pads
To my eyes, the brake pads on my blur are looking thin. My 2006 blur has 15,000 bdus on it. (I think that is about 8,500 miles).

Is that about the right to change brake pads? Should I replace bot ...
  Topic: Cross country on a blur?
tempalte

Replies: 17
Views: 2209

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:36 am   Subject: Cross country on a blur?
Just got back from my trip. I rode the blur from Kansas City to Colorado Springs. Then around Colorado Springs.

I put a total of 900 miles on the blur, then drove it back in a UHaul. I wish I ...
  Topic: Cross country on a blur?
tempalte

Replies: 17
Views: 2209

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 3:14 am   Subject: Cross country on a blur?
I dropped off the Blur today, to get the oil chained and have checked out.

I plan to leave next tuesday. I bought some bike shorts. Hopefully that will help. I will wear them under my mesh ridin ...
  Topic: Cross country on a blur?
tempalte

Replies: 17
Views: 2209

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 31, 2010 9:32 pm   Subject: Cross country on a blur?
I have a 2006 blur with 12,500 bdus. I am thinking about driving it round trip from Kansas City to Colorado Springs (about 600 miles each way).

What are the odds my blur would make it without any ...
  Topic: Anyone tried new tires recently?
tempalte

Replies: 4
Views: 1252

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:00 am   Subject: Anyone tried new tires recently?
I put a new Avon Viper Stryke on the rear. Cost $62, plust $65 to install.

It is the same size as stock. I can't really tell any difference.
  Topic: Don't ride without a battery!
tempalte

Replies: 5
Views: 1684

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 3:33 am   Subject: Don't ride without a battery!
I finally got my blur back last week. In July the oil line got pinched in the shock.

After they fixed that, I picked up the bike. They had forgot to put the battery back in. Thinking the battery ...
  Topic: Mirrors
tempalte

Replies: 19
Views: 3000

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2009 3:58 am   Subject: Mirrors
I put a bar end mirror on my blur. It is much better than stock. But if you lane split, it may be in the way.

I have some pictures at:

http://www.windmeadow.com/node/52
  Topic: Blur oil lines
tempalte

Replies: 9
Views: 1297

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2009 11:06 pm   Subject: Blur oil lines
Went to the scooter shop this weekend. They said the scooter runs fine, but no lights.

They said it looks like only a relay got fried, so no major damage and they are going to fix it no charge. ...
  Topic: Blur oil lines
tempalte

Replies: 9
Views: 1297

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 6:10 pm   Subject: Blur oil lines
Scooterworld fixed the oil lines on my blur. They said that the buddy 150 and blur, both have a similar setup. The oil lines on the blur are routed differently than on the buddy though.

Apparent ...
  Topic: Blur died this morning
tempalte

Replies: 15
Views: 1058

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2009 3:49 pm   Subject: Blur died this morning
I just heard back from the shop on my Blur.

We found out what was leaking on your scoot. One if not both of the oil lines that run from the oil cooler got pinched by the shock and put a hole in the ...
  Topic: What to do about tires
tempalte

Replies: 3
Views: 914

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2009 4:09 am   Subject: Re: What to do about tires
I know there are other posts about this, but I'm curious if anyone has replaced their tires lately and what they've bought? Experience? Better/worse than stock?

I got an Avon Stryker for the rear. ...
  Topic: Blur died this morning
tempalte

Replies: 15
Views: 1058

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 1:54 pm   Subject: Blur died this morning
I dropped the blur off at the shop last night. I looked closer. The oil filter was still on and looked dry. No oil was on the front oil cooler.

From what I could see behind the panels, I am thin ...
  Topic: Blur died this morning
tempalte

Replies: 15
Views: 1058

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 2:47 pm   Subject: Blur died this morning
I know you said that there was oil everywhere, but can you tell where you think the leak started? In other words, is it all over the oil cooler (would tend to support the loose filter theory), or is t ...
  Topic: Blur died this morning
tempalte

Replies: 15
Views: 1058

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 2:01 pm   Subject: Blur died this morning
On the way to work, my 2006 Blur quit running this morning. The engine just died during normal driving. I have about 6,000 miles on the bike and just had it serviced last week.

When I stopped, th ...
  Topic: still waiting on tires
tempalte

Replies: 3
Views: 1093

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:14 pm   Subject: still waiting on tires
I found this Avon
http://www.dkscooters.com/avon-130-60-13-m-c-60p-viper-stryke-am63-scooter-front-or-rear-tires.html

Avon 130/60-13 M/C 60P Viper Stryke AM63 Scooter Front or Rear Tires

Think ...
  Topic: still waiting on tires
tempalte

Replies: 3
Views: 1093

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:15 am   Subject: still waiting on tires
Two months so far and my dealer says my tire is still on back order.

I found this tire on the web:
http://www.monsterscooterparts.com/michelin-130-60-13-pilotsportsc-scooter-tire.html
Michelin 13 ...
  Topic: Looking for a rear tire
tempalte

Replies: 2
Views: 914

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 4:50 am   Subject: Looking for a rear tire
I just turned 10,000 bdu's on my blur. My rear tire is looking a little worn.

My local scooter shop has been waiting on a tire for over a month. Last check both the avon stryker $62 and maxxis $6 ...
  Topic: dealer has choice of two tires, which one should I get?
tempalte

Replies: 9
Views: 1052

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2009 12:50 am   Subject: dealer has choice of two tires, which one should I get?
When I went to order the tire, neither tire was in stock. The Maxxis is not scheduled to arrive until the end of June but the Avon is scheduled to come back into stock at the end of this month which ...
  Topic: dealer has choice of two tires, which one should I get?
tempalte

Replies: 9
Views: 1052

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:31 pm   Subject: dealer has choice of two tires, which one should I get?
can you find them cheaper somewhere else? or do you need them to also mount the tire for you?

I want them to mount it too. I think I'll go with the Maxxis.
  Topic: dealer has choice of two tires, which one should I get?
tempalte

Replies: 9
Views: 1052

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 7:47 pm   Subject: dealer has choice of two tires, which one should I get?
I need to replace the rear tire of my blur. I emailed my local scooter shop and they said:
There are a couple options for your rear tire. I can get you an Avon Viper Stryke for about $62 or a Maxxi ...
  Topic: Tires: replace one or both?
tempalte

Replies: 12
Views: 1171

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2009 4:28 am   Subject: Tires: replace one or both?
What does the labor for a typical tire change cost?
  Topic: Tires: replace one or both?
tempalte

Replies: 12
Views: 1171

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:53 pm   Subject: Tires: replace one or both?
The rear tire on my blur is starting to show some wear. I have about 6,000 miles on it. The front tire looks in better shape.

Should I just replace the back tire, or is it best to replace them in ...
  Topic: Which tires to get?
tempalte

Replies: 8
Views: 1332

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 6:59 pm   Subject: Which tires to get?
I'm sure any would be fine, just depending on your tread and softness preference.

I am looking at the "Pilot Sport" MICHELIN, 130/60-13 53P TL

There is a 53P and 53T. It looks like ...
  Topic: Which tires to get?
tempalte

Replies: 8
Views: 1332

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 11:42 pm   Subject: Which tires to get?
I am a few months away of needing new tires on my blur. Scooterworks shows that blur tires are not in stock.

Does anyone have a recommendation on what tires I should get? Another thread had this ...
  Topic: When to replace tires?
tempalte

Replies: 1
Views: 745

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 2:10 pm   Subject: When to replace tires?
I just got my blur back from its 4,000 mile checkup (7,000 BDUs). They said everything looked good.

I had a flat on the rear tire when I bought the bike and had it plugged. The mechanic said the ...
  Topic: mirrors
tempalte

Replies: 7
Views: 808

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 3:48 am   Subject: mirrors
Get some bar end mirrors. I added one to my bike and it made a world of difference. They connect to the end of the handle bars. I can now see directly behind me. I don't think I could ride without ...
  Topic: SO F***N' HEATED RIGHT NOW!!
tempalte

Replies: 38
Views: 3323

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 03, 2008 10:53 pm   Subject: SO F***N' HEATED RIGHT NOW!!
I never said the scooter owner was at fault, just that he is responsible for the damage to the car even if he had nothing to do with it falling over.

That is not the law here in Missouri. You ha ...
  Topic: Wiring up a stebel
tempalte

Replies: 20
Views: 2816

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:51 pm   Subject: Wiring up a stebel
I just got my stebel horn. Before I go pulling off plastic panels to run a hot wire to my battery, has anyone done that before? Any hints on what the easiest wiring route is?

Also, did you horn c ...
  Topic: Blur by zipcode
tempalte

Replies: 10
Views: 1363

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:49 pm   Subject: Blur by zipcode
64131 in grey and orange.
  Topic: BMPG - Blur Miles Per Gallon
tempalte

Replies: 26
Views: 2204

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:40 pm   Subject: BMPG - Blur Miles Per Gallon
Strange Blur math = BDUs are shorter than a Km! Km would roughly be .62 miles and that is .5789 miles on the Blur! At least on mine...

On my 2006 the speedometer is around 11% off. 55mph indicat ...
  Topic: Gas Gauge on Empty ALWAYS
tempalte

Replies: 6
Views: 1127

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:34 pm   Subject: Gas Gauge on Empty ALWAYS
The gas gauge on my 2006 is way off. It shows empty at 1.2 gallons down. Really frustrating. I used to just fill up by mileage until I missed counted and ran out of gas one time.
  Topic: Anyone have a warranty claim denied?
tempalte

Replies: 46
Views: 2915

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 5:11 am   Subject: Anyone have a warranty claim denied?
Let us know why the engine seized up. 12K doesn't sound that high.
  Topic: i think the tide is changing...
tempalte

Replies: 21
Views: 1789

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 5:05 am   Subject: i think the tide is changing...
it would take me 5 to 7 years for the scooter to pay itself off with that mentality

Shouldn't a blur last 5 to 7 years? If you are driving an SUV that gets about 12 MPG, then you would have to d ...
  Topic: Yet another mirror question
tempalte

Replies: 12
Views: 1160

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 10, 2008 11:32 pm   Subject: Yet another mirror question
I put a bar end mirror on my Blur and couldn't be happier. I would bet it would fit on the Buddy too.

see: http://www.windmeadow.com/node/52
  Topic: Average miles and MPG
tempalte

Replies: 51
Views: 4232

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 3:17 pm   Subject: Average miles and MPG
I am getting about 73mpg on my Blur 150. That is will converting blur distance units to real miles (to the best I can at least).

My daily ride is 16 miles round trip on city streets @ 40mph.
  Topic: America's newest Blur owner
tempalte

Replies: 12
Views: 1682

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 5:41 pm   Subject: America's newest Blur owner
congrats on the new bike.

If you see a orange and black one around town thats me. I have only seen one other Blur in KC and it was a 2007 grey one. I think I have the only orange/black one in tow ...
  Topic: Mirrors
tempalte

Replies: 1
Views: 1165

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:55 pm   Subject: Mirrors
I swapped my mirrors out for bar end mirrors. Now I can actually see behind me. I have some pictures up at:
http://windmeadow.com/node/52
  Topic: Clock stopped working
tempalte

Replies: 8
Views: 1541

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 6:30 pm   Subject: Clock stopped working
Well I checked the fuses. I only found two of them, just behind the battery.

They both were fine. So it looks like I fried the LCD when I tried to jumpstart it.

Its amazing how much I miss the ...
  Topic: Clock stopped working
tempalte

Replies: 8
Views: 1541

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 5:18 pm   Subject: Clock stopped working
The LCD screen my be damaged, it shouldn't be from losing all power, but I think a large hit to it, or a fried circuit may have damaged the screen or wiring of the screen itself.

Come to think of i ...
 
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