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  Topic: ordering new Buddy 125--which color?
twharton

Replies: 22
Views: 1490

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 3:30 pm   Subject: ordering new Buddy 125--which color?
Orange.....more reliable, faster, sexier. Cool
  Topic: SCOOTER ARMY!!!
twharton

Replies: 33
Views: 6724

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 3:26 pm   Subject: SCOOTER ARMY!!!
Oh snap!

So looking at those photos in detail there are training wheels on that yellow Honda! So it's a four wheeler....3 in back and one in front. I guess the tire wear is quite even. My wife s ...
  Topic: SCOOTER ARMY!!!
twharton

Replies: 33
Views: 6724

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 3:21 pm   Subject: SCOOTER ARMY!!!
Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad

Can't believe I missed it.

Ok KRUSTYburger....I want to see detailed views of your helmet. No teasing.

What is that yellow three wheele ...
  Topic: Prima pipe voiding warranty & install questions
twharton

Replies: 9
Views: 629

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 3:10 pm   Subject: Prima pipe voiding warranty & install questions
I live at sea level. I've had the Pima pipe on for about 1.5 years. Easiest mod ever...just bolt on and NO UPJETTING OR WEIGHT CHANGE required!
  Topic: Pensacola Scooter Club!!!
twharton

Replies: 63
Views: 6404

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 3:05 pm   Subject: Dissed ? No just clueless....
KRUSTYburger and all who went riding on Saturday....

So I needed a spare fuse for one of my waverunners so Saturday morning I hop on my PX-150 as I rode my Buddy for about 20 miles last night, to m ...
  Topic: Post Pictures & Description Of Your Modified Buddy Here
twharton

Replies: 46
Views: 8888

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 11:34 pm   Subject: Post Pictures & Description Of Your Modified Buddy Here
WOW Krusty that is some uber righteous paint!!!! And you have the most original and cutest avatar ever.

I can't wait to see it when you r done but the paint is spectacular. Clap

PS: no word ...
  Topic: Post Pictures & Description Of Your Modified Buddy Here
twharton

Replies: 46
Views: 8888

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 11:30 pm   Subject: Post Pictures & Description Of Your Modified Buddy Here
WOW Krusty that is some uber righteous paint!!!! And you have the most original and cutest avatar ever.

I can't wait to see it when you r done but the paint is spectacular. Clap

PS: no word ...
  Topic: Pensacola Scooter Club!!!
twharton

Replies: 63
Views: 6404

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 1:35 pm   Subject: Pensacola Scooter Club!!!
So nice to meet you virtually Holly.

You will find lots of help here. I am exactly 6 feet tall and believe you will find the Buddy very comfortable and yes you will find the flimsiest of reasons to ...
  Topic: Pensacola Scooter Club!!!
twharton

Replies: 63
Views: 6404

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 26, 2008 12:54 pm   Subject: Pensacola Scooter Club!!!
Krusty,

Just saw your reply to Holly and ref to Pensacola Motorsports and....HURRAY!

Jim Evans, the owner is a quality guy and client of mine. I met with him on Friday on a business matter and ...
  Topic: Let's see some B U T T S!!! Don't be shy!!!
twharton

Replies: 67
Views: 4889

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 6:12 pm   Subject: Let's see some B U T T S!!! Don't be shy!!!
SScooterG,

I got brackets from Scoot Richmond. Here's the link for the part...

http://www.scootrichmond.com/product_info.php/products_id/5279

Mirror Bracket, Left or Right - Vespa post 1965 ...
  Topic: Let's see some B U T T S!!! Don't be shy!!!
twharton

Replies: 67
Views: 4889

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 4:52 pm   Subject: Let's see some B U T T S!!! Don't be shy!!!
http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o35/twharton1/DSC00616.jpg
  Topic: buddy is gettin hot
twharton

Replies: 18
Views: 2901

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 12:36 pm   Subject: buddy is gettin hot
weaseltamer,

What do you think of the chrome foot pegs. I bought all the chrome accessories awhile ago. I had hoped the foot pegs would be more comfortable for any passengers but got a neutral on ...
  Topic: buddy is gettin hot
twharton

Replies: 18
Views: 2901

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 12:34 pm   Subject: buddy is gettin hot
weaseltamer,

What do you think of the chrome foot pegs. I bought all the chrome accessories awhile ago. I had hoped the foot pegs would be more comfortable for any passengers but got a neutral on ...
  Topic: no one wears riding gear here
twharton

Replies: 67
Views: 4109

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 08, 2008 11:51 am   Subject: no one wears riding gear here
If you wear a helmet , which kind do you wear?
I use a 3/4 helmet with full face shield always. It's perfect for me. I'm a total claustrophobe in a full-face & I don't feel safe in a half (plus ...
  Topic: no one wears riding gear here
twharton

Replies: 67
Views: 4109

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:54 am   Subject: no one wears riding gear here
This chart shows in each section the percentage of injuries. That shows that the highest % of injuries (34%) are in the chin/jaw area.

Full face for me!

http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o35/tw ...
  Topic: What do you do with your jacket?
twharton

Replies: 17
Views: 1294

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:47 am   Subject: What do you do with your jacket?
I have a corrazo and it will fit in the under seat compartment but not with my helmet too
  Topic: Finally finished my SEAT!
twharton

Replies: 13
Views: 2836

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Apr 06, 2008 10:12 pm   Subject: Finally finished my SEAT!
Wow that is sharp Exclamation
  Topic: new orange 08 buddy in Dayton
twharton

Replies: 13
Views: 1184

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:21 am   Subject: new orange 08 buddy in Dayton
Orange Buddy's are faster and sexier than all the others! Very Happy
  Topic: The obligatory first ride post
twharton

Replies: 3
Views: 631

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 11:07 pm   Subject: The obligatory first ride post
It was so cool, it was so cool, it was so cool,... ad infinitum

We all understand and are happy for you and for ourselves too. Wink
  Topic: Help, I live in a state with no dealer......
twharton

Replies: 9
Views: 1013

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 11:04 pm   Subject: Help, I live in a state with no dealer......
1) buy the Buddy

2)buy a Vespa

3) vintage Lambretta? or Trumph Bonneville?

(you can wait a year or two between steps or not) Razz
  Topic: Conflicted! Which Scooter to Buy?
twharton

Replies: 28
Views: 9309

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 11:18 am   Subject: Conflicted! Which Scooter to Buy?
AAWww... boston terriers aren't ugly!

Agreed...that was / is my point.
  Topic: Conflicted! Which Scooter to Buy?
twharton

Replies: 28
Views: 9309

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 3:07 am   Subject: Conflicted! Which Scooter to Buy?
To love ugly is to know true love.....

http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o35/twharton1/BostonTerrier12.jpg
  Topic: My Prima Exhaust
twharton

Replies: 19
Views: 3810

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:57 am   Subject: My Prima Exhaust
I know I love mine and your camera work is belissimo! Cool
  Topic: Buddy 150 considerations
twharton

Replies: 20
Views: 5404

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:47 pm   Subject: Buddy 150 considerations
Why go with a HOG? If you want a true modern classic motorcycle that is moderate size and powerful I recommend the Triumph Bonneville.

Brando rode one in The Wild Ones and Mr. Steve McQueen rode o ...
  Topic: My Mistress
twharton

Replies: 7
Views: 2159

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:47 pm   Subject: My Mistress
ranpiano,

I know exactly what you mean. I consider my Buddy my mistress and my PX150 my wife. And so any of you don't get the wrong idea scooters are the only foolin' around I do outside my marria ...
  Topic: NSR- post your Halo 3 gamer tag
twharton

Replies: 22
Views: 1513

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:40 pm   Subject: NSR- post your Halo 3 gamer tag
Same as I am everywhere, 'twharton' and I'm COB (that's Clan Of Bob for those of you who understand)
  Topic: Newbie
twharton

Replies: 23
Views: 1775

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:17 pm   Subject: Newbie
polianarchy,

If your're even thinking about it than you have to do it! You won't regret it! Very Happy I'd be riding a Stella were it not for that production hiccup 2005/6 instead of my PX.

I love m ...
  Topic: 2009 4T Stella - CONFIRMED !
twharton

Replies: 23
Views: 3851

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 01, 2008 3:39 pm   Subject: 2009 4T Stella - CONFIRMED !
The turbo encabulator was well intentioned but will never top the original Retro Encabulator! Vintage all the way for me baby!
  Topic: Stella 1,000 mile review
twharton

Replies: 31
Views: 10022

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 3:54 pm   Subject: Stella 1,000 mile review
Buddy was my first and then I bought a Stella clone...PX150 Very Happy

Now that you have 1,000 miles on your Stella switch that stock muffler for a Sito+ and upgrade your air filter (at leas 'de-blue' it) ...
  Topic: JACKETS: Corazzo Speedway Mesh (It's All Good)
twharton

Replies: 11
Views: 20746

PostForum: Reviews   Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:39 pm   Subject: JACKETS: Corazzo Speedway Mesh (It's All Good)
Hi Corsair,

Yes it's still great. We've had highs topping 78 and the humidity around 70%.
Honestly it's feels a little warm when putting it on but with the pit zips open and cruising at speed it i ...
  Topic: Newbie
twharton

Replies: 23
Views: 1775

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:30 pm   Subject: Newbie
You mean everyone's not out to get me? I'm gonna have to talk to my therapist about that.....lol


Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing
  Topic: Newbie
twharton

Replies: 23
Views: 1775

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 10:38 pm   Subject: Newbie
Rule #1:

Remember that everybody was a noob at one time.

Rule #2:

Pictures are required.
  Topic: Unexpected scooting benefit... er... side effect
twharton

Replies: 23
Views: 1442

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:35 pm   Subject: Unexpected scooting benefit... er... side effect
74 here, 65% humidity and cloudless. Cool
  Topic: Annoying Scooter Moments
twharton

Replies: 81
Views: 49195

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 5:09 pm   Subject: Annoying Scooter Moments
I ride up to Baskin Robbins ALL THE TIME.
  Topic: Unexpected scooting benefit... er... side effect
twharton

Replies: 23
Views: 1442

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 12:30 pm   Subject: Unexpected scooting benefit... er... side effect
I completely understand but I became truly obsessed with the weather when I took up windsurfing in 1983.

Do you get a text message when the wind is above 10 kts? Do you re-arrange your work schedul ...
  Topic: Prima Pipe Install: any tips?
twharton

Replies: 32
Views: 1955

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:08 pm   Subject: Prima Pipe Install: any tips?
delete
  Topic: Already Broken
twharton

Replies: 18
Views: 1355

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 1:43 am   Subject: Already Broken
Here's a link to step you through it. Very easy.

It is technically a valve but all you have to do is re-connect the line to the retroencabulator. I know it sounds complicated but it's literally p ...
  Topic: Prima Pipe Install: any tips?
twharton

Replies: 32
Views: 1955

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:19 am   Subject: Prima Pipe Install: any tips?
joking, I edited the chop procedure. I have no idea why it's called that but it's easy to do.
  Topic: Prima Pipe Install: any tips?
twharton

Replies: 32
Views: 1955

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:18 pm   Subject: Prima Pipe Install: any tips?
I'm really surprised that I was so lucky. It was a perfect fit for me. Took about 15 minutes to do the swap.
  Topic: Prima Pipe Install: any tips?
twharton

Replies: 32
Views: 1955

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:28 pm   Subject: Prima Pipe Install: any tips?
Go out on a ride for a few miles to warm up completely. Then, find a straight, level, quiet (no traffic if possible) stretch of road. Run the scooter up to the top of third gear, but don't shift to fo ...
  Topic: Prima Pipe Install: any tips?
twharton

Replies: 32
Views: 1955

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 11:54 am   Subject: Prima Pipe Install: any tips?
Doug,

I've had mine over 1.5 years and it was just a very simple bolt on. I have never re-jetted. I was told by Scooterworks when I bought it that I would not have to re-jet. I live at sea level. I ...
  Topic: My First Scooter
twharton

Replies: 5
Views: 2702

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2008 12:02 pm   Subject: My First Scooter
You tha MAAN!

Orange is the best looking and fastest and 2006 is the best year. Just ask me and I'll tell you. Riding one myself. Cool
  Topic: So How old are you?
twharton

Replies: 153
Views: 10141

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:25 pm   Subject: So How old are you?
Poll definitely needs more options.

Wife kids (2 girls, 20 & 16) and own my home no mortgage Laughing

One is gone(in college) but will probably come back. The 16 yr old is too cool for this w ...
  Topic: Oh yeah?! Let's see you do THIS with your FatBoy!
twharton

Replies: 12
Views: 1287

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:17 pm   Subject: Oh yeah?! Let's see you do THIS with your FatBoy!
I never carry less than 20 popup sprinkler heads with me at all times. Anything below 20 and you are just inviting disaster!!!


YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! Twisted Evil
  Topic: Scooter on a date
twharton

Replies: 75
Views: 4322

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:30 pm   Subject: Scooter on a date
polianarchy wrote...


Scooter dudes don't take the Buddy seriously.

Wrong. Ever hear of Scooter Dave? (Technically he's a Scooter Boy). He's a member of this forum and I have seen pictures o ...
  Topic: unlucky saint patty's day
twharton

Replies: 11
Views: 975

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:09 pm   Subject: unlucky saint patty's day
That's a little character at no extra charge. Proves you're not a poseur. Seriously I know how upsetting it is but it's just stuff and you are o.k. SCORE! Laughing Crying or Very sad
  Topic: Annoying Scooter Moments
twharton

Replies: 81
Views: 49195

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:58 pm   Subject: Annoying Scooter Moments
Krusty,

Saturday morning rode my PX into my office from GB into Pensacola in the light fog around 08:00. God it was beautiful coming across that bridge...no traffic and surreal fog over the water. ...
  Topic: Annoying Scooter Moments
twharton

Replies: 81
Views: 49195

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:45 pm   Subject: Annoying Scooter Moments
Krustyburger,

Drive down Pace or Cervantes through Brownsville on any day and you have a 50/50 chance of seeing a mobility scooter going w/ traffic along the curb. I even saw one on the 3 mile bri ...
  Topic: Buddy upgrade to 210cc!!!
twharton

Replies: 69
Views: 10432

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 9:05 pm   Subject: Buddy upgrade to 210cc!!!
Will that void the warranty? Shocked


Honestly with just a medium windscreen and Prima pipe by Buddy 125 will get to 70 and that's plenty fast for me. I won't lie that I'm intrigued but I think s ...
  Topic: JACKETS: Corazzo Speedway Mesh (It's All Good)
twharton

Replies: 11
Views: 20746

PostForum: Reviews   Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 12:29 pm   Subject: And Highly Visible Too...
I wanted to add.... Last night my family and visiting spring breakers converged on our favorite local Italian bistro (Verde...check it out) from work, home, beach, school, my wife followed behind me i ...
 
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