New Member 2021 Buddy 50 Little International

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New Member 2021 Buddy 50 Little International

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We just picked up our first scooter last week. This seems to be an appropriate forum to join, albeit a little quiet.

Looking forward to conversing and learning more about our new passion!
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Congratulations on your new scooter. Yeah it is a bit slow now due to the season. As warmer weather reaches throughout the country, more will ride and share their thoughts. :wink:
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Where are you, and which color “international” did you get?
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tenders wrote: Mon Mar 29, 2021 4:01 am Where are you, and which color “international” did you get?
I'm in Northern IL. It looks just like your avatar (Italia), except with a color matched top case.
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Spiffy! Mine looks like my avatar, with the additions of:
* a black GIVI top case with a small flag mounted to it for a little extra visibility
* the Genuine windshield/windscreen
* a RAM-style wireless charging phone mount attached to the left mirror stalk base
* "Space Force" pins mounted to rubber plugs put in place of the holes in the front where a PO had mounted a cheap black basket
* the front "deadlights" replaced with white LEDs and wired into the ignition switch
* headlight bulb replaced with an LED, a significant improvement
* thumbscrews replacing the screws holding the helmet carrier in place under the seat, so no tools are required to get at the carb
* a stick-on LCD clock/thermometer on the right side of the handlebar surround
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tenders wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:09 pm Spiffy! Mine looks like my avatar, with the additions of:
* a black GIVI top case with a small flag mounted to it for a little extra visibility
* the Genuine windshield/windscreen
* a RAM-style wireless charging phone mount attached to the left mirror stalk base
* "Space Force" pins mounted to rubber plugs put in place of the holes in the front where a PO had mounted a cheap black basket
* the front "deadlights" replaced with white LEDs and wired into the ignition switch
* headlight bulb replaced with an LED, a significant improvement
* thumbscrews replacing the screws holding the helmet carrier in place under the seat, so no tools are required to get at the carb
* a stick-on LCD clock/thermometer on the right side of the handlebar surround
Where did you find the thumbscrews. Like the idea not having to use tools every time I need to remove the pet cage. Thanks.
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M6 thumb screws, $6 delivered, baybeeee!

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NQBQ4IM

These are standard items on sailboat hatches, which is from where I got the idea.
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tenders wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:41 pm M6 thumb screws, $6 delivered, baybeeee!

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NQBQ4IM

These are standard items on sailboat hatches, which is from where I got the idea.
Ordered! :wink:
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