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      09-18-2008, 07:09 PM   #1
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My new obession (not BMW related)

Well my friends talked me into getting a scooter. I laughed at first. Scooters are for weenies right? I thought so.

But man, I'm first to admit it. This rocks. So much fun to ride. I have to say I've been having not so much fun riding my street bike these days. My girlfriend doesnt like it either. But this has got to be more fun. All of the fun and none of the draw backs of my GSXR1000.

Did I mention it gets 107 MPG?

And it's so cool to mod! I've already spent a ton, and just scratched the surface. Got a lot more on the way!

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Looks far less "metro-homo" than the usual scooter! My dad bought a Kymco People 50. Not a bad looking scooter, but still.

I do like the Yahama Vino's, but this Ruckus thing looks tough and bad-ass!
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reminds me of the Ducati Monster, damn! how fast does it go? I want one!
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45, yeah right! Maybe with you skinny types on it. It has a curb weight of 194 lbs., which means I outweigh the thing by over 50 lbs!

49cc + my fat ass = SLOW AS HELL.

Still, I'm tempted to carve off some of my BMW mod money and get one of these. I just don't see where I'd use it that often....
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It would look a lot better with a drop!....coilovers!
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It would look a lot better with a drop!....coilovers!
I have a rear coilover, swing arm extension, and a few other goodies going on it tomorrow

Some more mods to come, to get it into the 55mph range
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45, yeah right! Maybe with you skinny types on it. It has a curb weight of 194 lbs., which means I outweigh the thing by over 50 lbs!

49cc + my fat ass = SLOW AS HELL.

Still, I'm tempted to carve off some of my BMW mod money and get one of these. I just don't see where I'd use it that often....
I just use it to ride to my buddies house or make runs to the local store down the street. Dont really ride it to work since I have to get on the highway for that
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I have a rear coilover, swing arm extension, and a few other goodies going on it tomorrow

Some more mods to come, to get it into the 55mph range

ahhh...James?, It was meant to be a joke! Damn bro, I bet you even mod your toilets!

Anyhow, how many toys do you need?
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ahhh...James?, It was meant to be a joke! Damn bro, I bet you even mod your toilets!

Anyhow, how many toys do you need?
lol i do mod everything. i guess it's like a sickness?

here's my other on going project:


my offroad go kart with transplanted 6.5hp 4 stroke engine!

it torque steers like crazy and lift the wheels off the ground!
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lol i do mod everything. i guess it's like a sickness?

my offroad go kart with transplanted 6.5hp 4 stroke engine!

it torque steers like crazy and lift the wheels off the ground!
Yeah, I'd say that doesn't have 50/50 weight distribution like a BMW.....
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ahhh...James?, It was meant to be a joke! Damn bro, I bet you even mod your toilets!

Anyhow, how many toys do you need?
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lol i do mod everything. i guess it's like a sickness?

here's my other on going project:


my offroad go kart with transplanted 6.5hp 4 stroke engine!

it torque steers like crazy and lift the wheels off the ground!

My future project is to make something like that but more cart like. It looks like a lot of fun! One thing, the way you drive your going to need a roll cage!
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We're into the "urban" go karting scene down here. A shifter kart wouldnt make it through point defiance at 1am
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I bought a Piaggio BV200, and two weeks later sold my CBR F4i. Scooters are SO EASY, its got to be the most mindless transportation out there. Mine will go 85mph and still gets 65 mpg. Plus there is tons of storage on these things. Everytime I go riding, it reminds me of Thailand!
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ahhh...James?, It was meant to be a joke! Damn bro, I bet you even mod your toilets!

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Hey man whats wrong with modding toilets? Bidet ftw!
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do you need a license to drive one of these? haha and how much do they go for? i really want one for some local traveling
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do you need a license to drive one of these? haha and how much do they go for? i really want one for some local traveling
I don't think you need a license, same goes for the scooter... I think theres a certain cc limit..
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do you need a license to drive one of these? haha and how much do they go for? i really want one for some local traveling
I don't know if it's everywhere, but I know here you don't have to have a license to drive a scooter, that's why you know the person driving it got a DUI.
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I don't know if it's everywhere, but I know here you don't have to have a license to drive a scooter, that's why you know the person driving it got a DUI.
HUH?
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Because they got their license taken away.
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Modding Toilets FTW

OMG!! I busted out laughing at work when I saw this!

I think you should pimp it out a bit with some chrome
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