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  Topic: Advice on a 2009 Buddy International italia 150cc used!
BeefSupreme

Replies: 10
Views: 174

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:46 pm   Subject: Advice on a 2009 Buddy International italia 150cc used!
That's a little steep to say the least. I bought a 09 Black Jack in MINTY FRESH garage kept condition with 1,250 miles a few months ago for $1500. Also came with a givi lighted top case and deadlight ...
  Topic: Amerivespa 2016 - Memphis
BeefSupreme

Replies: 4
Views: 2921

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 4:52 pm   Subject: Amerivespa 2016 - Memphis
Registered 2 for 1 on Valentines. Condo reserved through VRBO complete with a garage for scooter parking cheaper than a hotel. Absolutely can't wait, went in 2014 to New Orleans, had to skip Indy. A b ...
  Topic: How to build a rear rack for $13
BeefSupreme

Replies: 39
Views: 4709

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 7:30 pm   Subject: How to build a rear rack for $13
While I appreciate your ingenuity, you're putting a lot of faith in zip ties and the plastic tabs on the grab rail. But your main problem is that thing is going to flop around like crazy.
  Topic: Can anyone figure out how to install milk crate for cheap?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 8
Views: 1413

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 3:41 pm   Subject: Can anyone figure out how to install milk crate for cheap?
I think only MacGyver could attach a milk crate to the stock grab rail.
The rear rack is the only way to go, but once you have it it's only a few dollars in mounting hardware from a local lowes/home ...
  Topic: Saddle bags
BeefSupreme

Replies: 10
Views: 2845

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2015 3:01 pm   Subject: Re: Saddle bags
Does anyone on here have these saddlebags http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/27713/i/kwik-tek-scootr-logic-saddlebags or a set they would recommend for use either on my roughhouse, or my wifes bu ...
  Topic: Helmet to Helmet communicating
BeefSupreme

Replies: 16
Views: 3902

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:28 pm   Subject: Helmet to Helmet communicating
Sena has a new version of the SMH10, the 10S, coming out soon. (I was hoping to see it before the holidays, but so far, nope.) It has expanded range, a slimmer profile, improved speakers and some othe ...
  Topic: Helmet to Helmet communicating
BeefSupreme

Replies: 16
Views: 3902

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 11:29 pm   Subject: Helmet to Helmet communicating
Sena all the way. All my regular riding buddies and GF have the SMH10. If you're using 3/4 helmets get the ones with the attached boom mic. Below is a link to the dual kit, includes everything plus a ...
  Topic: Buddy 125 DOT turn signal... where to get one?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 9
Views: 1815

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 4:45 pm   Subject: Buddy 125 DOT turn signal... where to get one?
Why wouldn't you want to go to your local dealer? I'm glad for my local dealer and I do anything I can to support him.

I support them as much as I can. Without posting anything negative on a publi ...
  Topic: Buddy 125 DOT turn signal... where to get one?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 9
Views: 1815

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 2:00 am   Subject: Buddy 125 DOT turn signal... where to get one?
Thanks for the help guys, DeeDee is hooking me up, you can delete this thread if you want to Eric.
  Topic: Buddy 125 DOT turn signal... where to get one?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 9
Views: 1815

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2015 3:39 pm   Subject: Buddy 125 DOT turn signal... where to get one?
My GF had a spill on her Buddy a few weeks ago and i'm trying to hunt down some replacement parts. The only one that i'm having trouble finding is the DOT front right turn signal, completely smashed. ...
  Topic: New Genuine Scooter Buddy Kick EFI
BeefSupreme

Replies: 42
Views: 8792

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2015 3:28 pm   Subject: New Genuine Scooter Buddy Kick EFI
Awesome news, i've silently been stalking the J bubu for years now hoping Genuine would pick it up. I love the trip computer you can also set to show your RPM, Flat footboard, LEDs, leg shield fuel do ...
  Topic: I locked my keys in my seat... I think....
BeefSupreme

Replies: 80
Views: 38445

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2015 5:38 pm   Subject: Re: Locked keys in Buddy seat
Hi,
Can anyone please message me how to unlock my seat? My husband accidentally locked the keys in it. We only have one key because we bought the scooter used. Thanks!
PM sent. Check your Inbox. Ev ...
  Topic: 250cc or 300cc Scooter
BeefSupreme

Replies: 39
Views: 5691

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2015 7:49 pm   Subject: 250cc or 300cc Scooter
I remember hearing about a Sym Fiddle III 200cc model last year, looks like everything the Kymco Like should have been. Haven't seen much since for the US market, I think it's been available in Europe ...
  Topic: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
BeefSupreme

Replies: 1752
Views: 151405

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2015 2:42 pm   Subject: Re: Helmet Cam
What helmet cam do you use? I'd like one that just runs all the time (or only requires one button push) and then stays in loop mode, but it seems like all I can find are things like gopro, which aren' ...
  Topic: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
BeefSupreme

Replies: 1752
Views: 151405

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2015 6:41 pm   Subject: Re: Witnesses
There were a couple witnesses but nobody got a plate number.

I feel kinda bad for my remarks, obviously there are lots of great people here (and it's not like other places don't have bad ones). I ...
  Topic: New automatic transmission motorcycle model from Honda
BeefSupreme

Replies: 8
Views: 1566

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2015 4:41 pm   Subject: New automatic transmission motorcycle model from Honda
A buddy of mine recently got a Honda DN-01, (i think) Honda's first automatic motorcycle with a hydraulic clutch. I got the pleasure of riding it a few weeks ago and that transmission is pretty damn s ...
  Topic: Both feet dont touch ground... can I still carry passenger?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 32
Views: 4309

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2015 3:30 pm   Subject: Both feet dont touch ground... can I still carry passenger?
The adults in the above photos wearing helmets while their children do not is hilarious and sad simultaneously.
  Topic: Both feet dont touch ground... can I still carry passenger?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 32
Views: 4309

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 7:13 pm   Subject: Both feet dont touch ground... can I still carry passenger?
While you can get a complete seat/shock lower kit from Scooterworks for $247, which lowers the seat height 3", that and some 1"+ souled boots which would defiantly solve your problem, you al ...
  Topic: Possibly the first reinforced Buddy frame
BeefSupreme

Replies: 24
Views: 2969

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 3:47 pm   Subject: Possibly the first reinforced Buddy frame
So how is that extra support working on the rough streets of NOLA?
  Topic: wheel balance Hooligan
BeefSupreme

Replies: 5
Views: 1366

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:07 pm   Subject: wheel balance Hooligan
You probably lost a weight or they did a poor job initially balancing it when prepping. Did it vibrate when it was new new? I'd take it back to the place you purchased it from and have them rebalance ...
  Topic: Bluetooth Headset Suggestions?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 11
Views: 1723

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2015 7:00 pm   Subject: Bluetooth Headset Suggestions?
Been using the SMH 10 for a few years. The dual sets a are a great value, if you have a choice, get the ones with the built in boom mike, it's a little less wires to run around and works great on full ...
  Topic: Wingscribe and the Curb of Doom!!!
BeefSupreme

Replies: 10
Views: 1598

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:33 am   Subject: Wingscribe and the Curb of Doom!!!
If you goose the throttle as your front wheel his the top of the curb, you can wheelie a bit and get the rest of the bike over. Very Happy

Howard

A simpler solution would be to build a ramp and to j ...
  Topic: BMS Federal 50CC Wont Accelerate
BeefSupreme

Replies: 13
Views: 2243

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 30, 2015 3:56 pm   Subject: BMS Federal 50CC Wont Accelerate
I'd check over on Scooterdawg, they might have more specific info regarding Chinese scooters. I'd take the seat pan out and make sure no electrical or vacuum hoses came loose when you hit the bump, if ...
  Topic: Missing Nut
BeefSupreme

Replies: 10
Views: 1545

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 2:52 pm   Subject: Missing Nut
I've had some luck before getting some odd sized machine thread bolts that I couldn't find at Lowes/HomeDepot at ORiley Auto a few times... may be worth giving them a shot.
  Topic: what do you say to well-intentioned strangers about safety
BeefSupreme

Replies: 38
Views: 3526

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 2:43 pm   Subject: what do you say to well-intentioned strangers about safety
"You're going to die riding that thing" says the person who most likely texts while driving.

My GF and I were accosted by a girl working at a gas station who said something along the lin ...
  Topic: What's your favorite accessory?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 44
Views: 5286

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 2:29 pm   Subject: What's your favorite accessory?
Does a Sena SMH 10 count? Being able to talk to my girlfriend when we take long rides helps with fatigue. Even around town and in group rides its fun to crack jokes and be able to alert other riders i ...
  Topic: which would you choose buddy 125 for $900 or BJ for 1850?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 31
Views: 3231

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 07, 2015 3:51 pm   Subject: which would you choose buddy 125 for $900 or BJ for 1850?
Big question, are you new to scootering or anything on 2 wheels? If so I'd say the 125, that extra grand can fix up the scooter, get some accessories if needed (rear rack, windshield etc) and good rid ...
  Topic: Scooter vs. motorcycle
BeefSupreme

Replies: 17
Views: 2822

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2015 6:29 pm   Subject: Scooter vs. motorcycle
If you like the classic MC look, but want available parts, you might consider looking at a Sym Wolf 150 if you have a dealer near you. I got the change to ride one a few weeks ago and it was a blast. ...
  Topic: Kymco Like 200i?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 15
Views: 3366

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2015 7:25 pm   Subject: Kymco Like 200i?
I put about 10k on a 2012 Like 163i, since then I sold it to my dad and he put another 4k. In 14k miles it has had no mechanical or electrical issues. But alas, the plastics are shoddy and some of the ...
  Topic: Front Running Lights on My Hooligan
BeefSupreme

Replies: 23
Views: 3484

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:37 pm   Subject: Front Running Lights on My Hooligan
I've never understood why they don't leave them wired up along with the dot blinkers for the US market. Like the buddy, the bulbs are still in there and more visibility is better, right? I installed a ...
  Topic: Buddy 125 topping out at 30 mph
BeefSupreme

Replies: 25
Views: 3811

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2015 2:49 pm   Subject: Buddy 125 topping out at 30 mph
Are you sure no work was done on the cvt prior to your purchase? Maybe some wrong sized rollers/sliders were installed? A flipped slider or two? Nut's not torqued all the way??? I'd be double checking ...
  Topic: Buddy 170i jerking in low speeds
BeefSupreme

Replies: 13
Views: 2191

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2015 3:15 pm   Subject: Buddy 170i jerking in low speeds
My Kymco Like had the same issue, turned out to be caked on belt dust (from a fairly new belt) in the variator keeping the sliders from transitioning smoothly. A good blow out of that buildup every on ...
  Topic: From L.A. (lower Alabama)
BeefSupreme

Replies: 4
Views: 1394

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 1:17 pm   Subject: From L.A. (lower Alabama)
Ah, too bad. Scoot Pensacola does host an Un-Rally in October. It's free to attend and plenty of fun. Have fun scooting in Ft. Rucker, you got some nice roads out there!
  Topic: Advice on starting my buddy that hasnt been started in years
BeefSupreme

Replies: 5
Views: 1776

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 1:09 pm   Subject: Advice on starting my buddy that hasnt been started in years
Also don't forget to change out that brake fluid for the front disc. It's about 3+ years expired.
  Topic: Scooter Stolen and Recovered! Repairs needed...
BeefSupreme

Replies: 26
Views: 3385

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2015 3:46 pm   Subject: Scooter Stolen and Recovered! Repairs needed...
In the "For Sale" section, there's a guy in Washington DC parting out all the plastics of a 170i on craigslist, and he has a frame with a headlight and other bits and pieces you could use, y ...
  Topic: Lower Alabama Scooter People
BeefSupreme

Replies: 0
Views: 2564

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2015 2:40 pm   Subject: Lower Alabama Scooter People
Lower Alabama is a lonely place for scooter folks, a few people from Mobile have started a riding group Port City Scoots (Formerly Gulf Coast Scooter Riders). If you live in Baldwin County or Mobile, ...
  Topic: From L.A. (lower Alabama)
BeefSupreme

Replies: 4
Views: 1394

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2015 2:12 pm   Subject: From L.A. (lower Alabama)
Hey David, congrats on the Stella! And welcome to MB. LA is a lonely place for scooter riders, me and a few other folks are trying to change that. If your in lower LOWER Alabama join our riding group ...
  Topic: [ZR]Walking Dead; Daryl's new bike
BeefSupreme

Replies: 4
Views: 1247

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:57 pm   Subject: [ZR]Walking Dead; Daryl's new bike
Awesome write up on the bike. Stolen from the comments section on that "Loud pipes attract walkers". Not the best mode of transportation when being a stealthy scout. I'd rock a big Ruckus pe ...
  Topic: A cager apologizing for cutting me off?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 11
Views: 1763

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 10:57 pm   Subject: A cager apologizing for cutting me off?
So this has never happened to me before. I ran to the store for some eliquid during work today and got cut off on the way back. 4 lane road with a turn lane in the middle, as I was approaching my left ...
  Topic: "I never heard of Genuine" -- A 100% true story
BeefSupreme

Replies: 19
Views: 2048

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:08 pm   Subject: "I never heard of Genuine" -- A 100% true story
This thread has prompted me to consider going to my local HD store and asking them about scooters. I might just bring a camera to record their facial reactions. "you guys got any of those Harley ...
  Topic: "I never heard of Genuine" -- A 100% true story
BeefSupreme

Replies: 19
Views: 2048

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 4:24 pm   Subject: "I never heard of Genuine" -- A 100% true story
When my GF and I go to MC/Powersports stores they've never known what her Buddy is and sometimes ask about it. In reality, people who work at places like that have about 0 interest in scooters, either ...
  Topic: Scooter movies revisited
BeefSupreme

Replies: 73
Views: 12267

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:58 pm   Subject: Scooter movies revisited
"Heartlands" Enjoy the free preview on youtube.com

Edit-BeefSupreme beat me to it, but I'll leave my post. Good movie.

http://youtu.be/89hga8N3Yno


Just glad i'm not the only per ...
  Topic: I locked my keys in my seat... I think....
BeefSupreme

Replies: 80
Views: 38445

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:28 pm   Subject: I locked my keys in my seat... I think....
ditto
  Topic: I locked my keys in my seat... I think....
BeefSupreme

Replies: 80
Views: 38445

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:55 pm   Subject: I locked my keys in my seat... I think....
Can we get someone to remove the previous post.... someone apparently doesn't know what a PM is.
  Topic: How to Adjust the Throttle Freeplay (for more sensitivity)
BeefSupreme

Replies: 7
Views: 1803

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:49 pm   Subject: How to Adjust the Throttle Freeplay (for more sensitivity)
Really easy to do, you might not even need a wrench if you have strong fingers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEB7QJNE_EM
  Topic: Scooter movies revisited
BeefSupreme

Replies: 73
Views: 12267

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 5:26 pm   Subject: Scooter movies revisited
Off the top of my head.
Cheeky British comedy Heartlands takes place all on a Honda Cub with some scooter vs motorcycle humor.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0295303/

and Odd Thomas, The main charac ...
  Topic: From Mod to Rocker ( or answering the secretly curious )
BeefSupreme

Replies: 7
Views: 1762

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:32 pm   Subject: From Mod to Rocker ( or answering the secretly curious )
Thanks for the awesome post. Always be on the lookout for the INTSWYM haircuts. They're a very predictable breed. As for transitioning from a scooter to a MC, I took the middle route and went from a 1 ...
  Topic: 2009 Blackjack never used - Good deal?
BeefSupreme

Replies: 24
Views: 3279

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 3:44 pm   Subject: 2009 Blackjack never used - Good deal?
Maybe of some help, in 2012 my GF purchased a 2009 125 brand new from a power sports dealer for $2,000. Being as it sat on the floor for 3 years I think the front tire developed a flat spot. We did m ...
  Topic: I locked my keys in my seat... I think....
BeefSupreme

Replies: 80
Views: 38445

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:11 pm   Subject: I locked my keys in my seat... I think....
I suggest telling all these people to call their dealer. I have a real problem believing this constant stream of 1 post visitors that have locked their keys into the carrier. We also never hear from t ...
  Topic: Share Your GoPro Scooter Videos!
BeefSupreme

Replies: 4
Views: 2475

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:57 pm   Subject: Share Your GoPro Scooter Videos!
I just started a new post of a recent rally I attended, i'll post the link here too. I don't use a go pro, i've got a contour roam, does the job quite well.
Check out my youtube, I've got a few other ...
 
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