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  Topic: K-Max topcase: mini review
w6euh

Replies: 18
Views: 5586

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:45 pm   Subject: K-Max topcase: mini review
Thanks C2!
  Topic: Any extra tall windshield (and that also protects hands)?
w6euh

Replies: 4
Views: 595

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:28 am   Subject: Hand guards, then...?
Thank you for your suggestion, DeeDee.

I really would have liked the exact same windshield the OP of that old thread referred to.

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61prEXPU47L._SL ...
  Topic: riding wear
w6euh

Replies: 57
Views: 3825

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:35 pm   Subject: riding wear
I regularly hit 50 mph on my bicycle with nothing more than a biking helmet, riding shorts, biking shoes, thin gloves, and a jersey.
Me too.

As many have said, gear is a personal choice. Even when ...
  Topic: riding wear
w6euh

Replies: 57
Views: 3825

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:33 pm   Subject: riding wear
Many of us, and also (even more frequently) teenagers, say "it'll be only a few minutes/miles," etc.
But it doesn't matter if it's just a very short, low-speed ride. Your risk of having an ...
  Topic: Any extra tall windshield (and that also protects hands)?
w6euh

Replies: 4
Views: 595

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:24 pm   Subject: Any extra tall windshield (and that also protects hands)?
Hi, I've been looking for an extra tall windshield for my Buddy scooter. I would like one that can also protect the hands.
Haven't seen anything like that designed especifically for this particular ...
  Topic: Screeching rear spring shock absorber, Buddy 170i
w6euh

Replies: 7
Views: 683

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:25 pm   Subject: It was the center stand screeching!
Thanks again, scootERIK!

Agree with GregsBuddy. You guys were exactly right: it was the center stand!
Problem solved (at least for now) with a paper towel and some chain cleaner/lube borrowed from ...
  Topic: Screeching rear spring shock absorber, Buddy 170i
w6euh

Replies: 7
Views: 683

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:09 am   Subject: Screeching rear spring shock absorber, Buddy 170i
Thanks for the suggestions, BuddyRaton and ScootERIK!

I'll try that tomorrow and will post an update.
  Topic: Screeching rear spring shock absorber, Buddy 170i
w6euh

Replies: 7
Views: 683

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:38 pm   Subject: Screeching rear spring shock absorber, Buddy 170i
Hi all,
My Buddy 170i's rear spring (shock absorber) is making a screeching sound. Should I take it to service, or maybe it's something easy to fix?

Somebody suggested to just spray some lubrican ...
  Topic: K-Max topcase: mini review
w6euh

Replies: 18
Views: 5586

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 6:51 pm   Subject: K-Max topcase: mini review
Thank you for your review, C2 (I know it was 2 years ago, but I just found it.)

Still on the fence about the K-Max 30L topcase, because of the issues mentioned by Purzell and Legull.
Sent a messag ...
  Topic: riding wear
w6euh

Replies: 57
Views: 3825

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:13 pm   Subject: riding wear
Hi Ryan, that depends. Safety recommendations usually say that you should always wear protective clothing, and I'm sure that there are riding pants especially designed for summer temperatures.
BTW, r ...
  Topic: Better headlight bulb for Buddy 170i? (no LED)
w6euh

Replies: 5
Views: 766

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:41 am   Subject: Better headlight bulb for Buddy 170i? (no LED)
Thanks stanza and az_slynch for your suggestions!

So far, a wide range of options: $12 to $45+, and a wide spectrum (literally) of light, too.

Maybe I'll start trying one of the less expensive o ...
  Topic: Better headlight bulb for Buddy 170i? (no LED)
w6euh

Replies: 5
Views: 766

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:15 pm   Subject: Better headlight bulb for Buddy 170i? (no LED)
Thank you, Simo4181, and thanks to thatvwbusguy too!
Yes, I don't want an LED replacement, that's why I was considering that Philips bulb.
I guess the PIAA is probably much brighter, I know many sco ...
  Topic: Better headlight bulb for Buddy 170i? (no LED)
w6euh

Replies: 5
Views: 766

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:13 am   Subject: Better headlight bulb for Buddy 170i? (no LED)
Hi,
Any recommendations about something a little bit brighter than the stock bulb for the Buddy 170i?

I don't want to mess up with LEDs, but I guess there are other options?
(yellow-ish would be ...
  Topic: Tire Puncture: Best Practices?
w6euh

Replies: 12
Views: 1968

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:02 pm   Subject: Re: Tire Repair
New to the forum, just wanted to say thank you to those who posted these interesting replies and especially to EricV.
I've learned quite a few things today.

Peace and ride safe!
  Topic: Fuel - reg or premium??
w6euh

Replies: 46
Views: 8761

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:02 am   Subject: Fuel - reg or premium??
... it turns out that the translator of the manual knew nothing about octane ratings and didn't make the conversion.
Don't want to go off-topic, just a little bit of a clarification for everyone to ...
 
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