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  Topic: NSR: Just for fun: Yamaha Niken
viney266

Replies: 10
Views: 1065

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 9:16 pm   Subject: NSR: Just for fun: Yamaha Niken
I just want to do dank woolies on one.
  Topic: A little Whiskey Dick 7 anyone?
viney266

Replies: 0
Views: 1007

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 9:15 pm   Subject: A little Whiskey Dick 7 anyone?
A great rally put on by Middle of Nowhere scooter club.

https://carlislecycleandscooter.blogspot.com/2018/05/whiskey-dick-se7en-hosted-by-mon.html
  Topic: In the SNOW.
viney266

Replies: 10
Views: 1347

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:27 pm   Subject: In the SNOW.
Not a buddy, but there is a cabo in there (we own both). The quasi knobbie tire DID allow us to move in the snow, not great, but we did go anywhere we wanted.

https://carlislecycleandscooter.blogsp ...
  Topic: Shrinky Dink #5
viney266

Replies: 3
Views: 1086

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:21 am   Subject: Shrinky Dink #5
Shrinky Dink begins tonight and runs till March 20th.

https://carlislecycleandscooter.blogspot.com/2017/12/shrinky-dink-v.html
  Topic: Why Carburetors?
viney266

Replies: 25
Views: 2752

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:14 pm   Subject: Why Carburetors?
Yes, Carbs work just fine. Now, if we could get the E10 OUT of the fuel..then we wouldn't have so many problems.
  Topic: Another Stella 4T Stalling Thread
viney266

Replies: 30
Views: 6860

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:30 pm   Subject: Another Stella 4T Stalling Thread
I have had several come thru with paint flakes clogging the fuel filter. Make sure to check there as well.
  Topic: I dig the Stellas
viney266

Replies: 3
Views: 1262

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:27 pm   Subject: I dig the Stellas
Stella still has the "look". She may not be as reliable as the buddy or Hooligan, but she sure is fun to ride.
  Topic: Scooter Jousting
viney266

Replies: 0
Views: 1014

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:24 pm   Subject: Scooter Jousting
We held our 3rd annual scooter jousting event.

https://carlislecycleandscooter.blogspot.com/2017/11/scooter-jousting-iii-hammer-awakens.html
  Topic: Battery dead and replaced
viney266

Replies: 15
Views: 2184

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:23 pm   Subject: Battery dead and replaced
The Genuine scooters are delivered with dry batteries. We fill them and activate them when someone buys a bike. So, they are new and fresh.

Sometimes you get a bad one.


Do you use a battery ...
  Topic: York PA. bike night
viney266

Replies: 7
Views: 1179

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:51 am   Subject: York PA. bike night
I don't know if there is one in York specifically.
  Topic: York PA. bike night
viney266

Replies: 7
Views: 1179

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:50 am   Subject: York PA. bike night
http://www.weirdus.com/states/pennsylvania/local_legends/seven_gates_of_hell/index.php
  Topic: York PA. bike night
viney266

Replies: 7
Views: 1179

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:31 pm   Subject: York PA. bike night
There were over 1,000 Harleys, a handful of other bikes. And four awesome guys on two-stroke scooters Smile

We had a P200, a Stella, a 64 Vespa, and a Lammy. It was awesome; we got all kinds of cheers ...
  Topic: Dirt roads?
viney266

Replies: 0
Views: 1111

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:49 pm   Subject: Dirt roads?
On a stella? Yeah, if you take you time and watch where you go.

https://carlislecycleandscooter.blogspot.com/2017/09/sunday-back-roads.html
  Topic: The small displacement ride to the mountains
viney266

Replies: 5
Views: 1194

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:30 pm   Subject: The small displacement ride to the mountains
A pair of RH50's, two stella sidecars, a vespa 150, and another stella. All spending three days climbing the mountains of PA.

http://carlislecycleandscooter.blogspot.com/2017/07/super-secret-50cc-r ...
  Topic: Getting to Know My Kick
viney266

Replies: 29
Views: 4500

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:49 pm   Subject: Getting to Know My Kick
I really am digging the kick. Everyone is curious about the top speed.

I love the underseat storage, if I wasn't 6'3" I may own one.
  Topic: Why fix o flat isn't such a good idea.
viney266

Replies: 2
Views: 1050

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:47 pm   Subject: Why fix o flat isn't such a good idea.
A blog post of something you may not be aware of.

http://carlislecycleandscooter.blogspot.com/2017/06/why-we-dont-use-fix-o-flat.html
  Topic: Whiskey Dick VI
viney266

Replies: 2
Views: 3309

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 11:54 pm   Subject: Whiskey Dick VI
Another great time by the Middle of Nowhere scooter club. We went, we had a blast, and they had a GREAT gymkhana. It was raining so my pics of the gymkhana are just basic, but it was fun!

http://ca ...
  Topic: Regulator Location Roughhouse RH50
viney266

Replies: 6
Views: 1239

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:25 pm   Subject: Regulator Location Roughhouse RH50
Look under the front headlight cover...I think
  Topic: Shrinky Dink 4 comes to an end
viney266

Replies: 0
Views: 983

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:16 pm   Subject: Shrinky Dink 4 comes to an end
The results are in.

http://carlislecycleandscooter.blogspot.com/2017/03/shrinky-dink-4.html

Be sure to watch/participate next year!
  Topic: Fuel In Air Filter Cover Again
viney266

Replies: 11
Views: 2621

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:10 pm   Subject: Fuel In Air Filter Cover Again
Orrrr, just replace the petcock, they don't cost much, and sometimes they do go bad. They don't like E10 fuel too much. It can be changed without removing the tank from underneath.

However, I have ...
  Topic: Fuel In Air Filter Cover Again
viney266

Replies: 11
Views: 2621

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:07 pm   Subject: Fuel In Air Filter Cover Again
quit messing with a tool ment for another job and buy one of these

http://www.mactools.com/en-us/Battery-and-Radiator/Cooling-System-Hand-Tools/75b4e1c1-2de9-498a-9f0f-a575010f0ac0/Hose-Pinch-Off-P ...
  Topic: Talk about overreach
viney266

Replies: 13
Views: 2775

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:57 pm   Subject: Talk about overreach
Free trade would be a glorious thing. No government interference in business...A boy can dream.
  Topic: Talk about overreach
viney266

Replies: 13
Views: 2775

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:30 am   Subject: Talk about overreach
When dealers gripe about government overreaching with their B.S.. This is what we are talking about.

http://www.cyclenews.com/2017/01/article/insane-tariff-levied-motorcycles-buried-euro-u-s-beef-h ...
  Topic: Ride event calendar
viney266

Replies: 1
Views: 2580

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:23 pm   Subject: Ride event calendar
We try to maintain a ride calendar for all East Coast stuff near us. Go to 2017 and click on the ride link to be taken to their page.

http://carlislecycleandscooter.blogspot.com/p/local-clubs-and-m ...
  Topic: COLD WEATHER RIDING
viney266

Replies: 8
Views: 1809

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:10 pm   Subject: COLD WEATHER RIDING
Do you mean the Shrinky Dink?

http://carlislecycleandscooter.blogspot.com/2016/12/shrinky-dink-4-begins-december-21.html

The event is up and running, we only have about 10 riders, join in. Post ...
  Topic: Honda self balancing motorcycle
viney266

Replies: 11
Views: 2110

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:05 pm   Subject: Honda self balancing motorcycle
Possibly the most boring thing I have ever seen. No offense, but just drive the car then.

Besides, as a mechanic? I AM NOT touching that mess. no way.
  Topic: A reason to ride in the cold. ( Shrinky Dink IV)
viney266

Replies: 3
Views: 1170

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 3:30 pm   Subject: A reason to ride in the cold. ( Shrinky Dink IV)
It begins TODAY!
  Topic: Leaves Stuck Under Fan Cover
viney266

Replies: 1
Views: 1293

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 1:13 am   Subject: Leaves Stuck Under Fan Cover
Had a customer years ago break the plastic vanes off the fan on his rattler 100. It popped the head gasket due to head ( older man, hard of hearing ). It was an easy fix and he is still riding it. Smile
  Topic: Whiskered Spark Plug Caused Bogging Issue
viney266

Replies: 3
Views: 1732

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 1:11 am   Subject: Whiskered Spark Plug Caused Bogging Issue
Yeah, plugs are disposable things on small hard-running two-strokes. You guys are on the right track running good oil. I bored dirt bikes cylinders for many years as part of my job. The quality of oil ...
  Topic: Bajaj 3 Wheel Trucks Kick Butt in the Snow
viney266

Replies: 5
Views: 1147

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:39 am   Subject: Bajaj 3 Wheel Trucks Kick Butt in the Snow
Nice to see you out!

Two wheels is possible, but you better have a lot of dirt bike experience. I had my daughters Cabo 150 out in the snow this morning. Its sketchy on two wheels when it's slick. ...
  Topic: Stella 2T Carb Dilemmas
viney266

Replies: 15
Views: 4333

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:34 am   Subject: Stella 2T Carb Dilemmas
a bit of fuel blowing out the top of the stock carb is normal if the air filter is off.
just FYI
  Topic: A reason to ride in the cold. ( Shrinky Dink IV)
viney266

Replies: 3
Views: 1170

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:01 pm   Subject: A reason to ride in the cold. ( Shrinky Dink IV)
NUMBER 4 starts Dec. 21.

http://carlislecycleandscooter.blogspot.com/2016/12/shrinky-dink-4-begins-december-21.html
  Topic: RH50 BBK installation question
viney266

Replies: 3
Views: 1860

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:56 pm   Subject: RH50 BBK installation question
The engine/ rear wheel assembly comes out REALLY easy. I would just do it that way, then slide it back in. Just sit bike on a bucket while working on engine out.
  Topic: Buddy 125 timing after big bore install
viney266

Replies: 5
Views: 1012

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:52 pm   Subject: Buddy 125 timing after big bore install
yes, it would run, be grumpy to start and slow, but it will run.
  Topic: Reducing rear tire wear on Cozy hack setup?
viney266

Replies: 5
Views: 1921

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:07 pm   Subject: Reducing rear tire wear on Cozy hack setup?
After reading your post. Are you keeping white walls? If so, you have many less choices.

I heard the Prima was wearing okay. Did it rub the clutch cover?
  Topic: Reducing rear tire wear on Cozy hack setup?
viney266

Replies: 5
Views: 1921

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:06 pm   Subject: Reducing rear tire wear on Cozy hack setup?
The Shinko is a good cheap tire, but they have never been known for their longevity, but the price is right ( I have them on my 50 ). I run the Michelins and get "decent" life on the sidecar ...
  Topic: 2 T Lube Oil for Roughhouse
viney266

Replies: 5
Views: 2347

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:58 pm   Subject: 2 T Lube Oil for Roughhouse
I run Spectro golden 2T scooter oil in mine, but The Motul or SI-7 are my fallback choices. Good stuff.

I bored 2 stroke cylinders as part of my job for over 20 years. NEVER go cheap on the 2T ...
  Topic: Cheeky Seats even made me a Bra!!!
viney266

Replies: 3
Views: 1152

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:26 am   Subject: Cheeky Seats even made me a Bra!!!
Everything they have made for me has been top notch as well. I love my scooter cape for winter!
  Topic: Scooter jousting take 2
viney266

Replies: 2
Views: 952

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:25 am   Subject: Scooter jousting take 2
Glad to hear it. It was a good time.
  Topic: Scooter jousting take 2
viney266

Replies: 2
Views: 952

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:17 pm   Subject: Scooter jousting take 2
Sadly, most of the video didn't turn out well. A GREAT time with a great use of crappy chinascoots Smile

http://carlislecycleandscooter.blogspot.com/2016/11/scooter-jousting-take-2.html
  Topic: New (to me) RH50 Owner--impressed
viney266

Replies: 16
Views: 4428

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2016 8:34 pm   Subject: New (to me) RH50 Owner--impressed
I have one with a 70 kit with stock pipe and carb and I love it. Just about perfect. It pulls nice everywhere and rolls at 45-50 anywhere I ask it to.
  Topic: Where can I buy a C7RHSA spark plug for my Buddy 170i?
viney266

Replies: 20
Views: 4454

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2016 8:31 pm   Subject: Where can I buy a C7RHSA spark plug for my Buddy 170i?
Did anyone think to try a local scooter/ bike shop? Very common plug.
  Topic: Reducing rear tire wear on Cozy hack setup?
viney266

Replies: 5
Views: 1921

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2016 8:20 pm   Subject: Reducing rear tire wear on Cozy hack setup?
Mine eats them too. It's normal. I have built 5 sidecar rigs for Stellas and they are all hard on rear tires. But, look at the good side. The sidecar tire will last forever Smile

Try a different brand ...
  Topic: LED headlights and the roughhouse fail
viney266

Replies: 4
Views: 2551

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:57 pm   Subject: LED headlights and the roughhouse fail
PIAA HS1 halogen replacement. BEST bulb I have found.
  Topic: UGH! Brake Fluid Blues
viney266

Replies: 4
Views: 1765

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:52 pm   Subject: UGH! Brake Fluid Blues
fixed? Hole in the line?
  Topic: Fuel gauge stuck on "F" on Roughhouse.
viney266

Replies: 3
Views: 1139

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:48 pm   Subject: Fuel gauge stuck on "F" on Roughhouse.
Yup, sure is. Use a flashlight, open the gas cap and shine the light in there. give the little black float on the wire a flick. BE GENTLE. no naked lights ( open flame)
  Topic: 2014 Stella auto - won't accelerate after it warms up. Stall
viney266

Replies: 5
Views: 2498

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 1:42 am   Subject: 2014 Stella auto - won't accelerate after it warms up. Stall
Try some K100 fuel stabilizer/ cleaner. It works WAY better than seafoam or star tron.

I have seen a Stellauto with a dirty fuel filter. It was clogged with what looked like paint chips. Have the d ...
  Topic: Spin on oil filter Buddy 125-170
viney266

Replies: 10
Views: 2294

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 1:40 am   Subject: Spin on oil filter Buddy 125-170
Yep, 197 works just fine.
  Topic: Question about front wheel alignment
viney266

Replies: 5
Views: 1911

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:12 am   Subject: Question about front wheel alignment
Make sure the hub nut isn't lose.
  Topic: going full potato on my 50cc 2t buddy
viney266

Replies: 4
Views: 1374

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:07 pm   Subject: going full potato on my 50cc 2t buddy
well, this settles it.
 
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