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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #40 on: May 23, 2019, 01:53:49 pm »
Is scooter ry nie soos om jou sussie te soen nie??
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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #41 on: May 23, 2019, 02:12:31 pm »
Is scooter ry nie soos om jou sussie te soen nie??

Dit hang af of die scooter 'n twee of vier stroke is  :imaposer:
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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #42 on: May 23, 2019, 02:30:05 pm »
I commute wind or shine 70km a day 2-up with the missus on a Vespa 300. With ABS and Traction Control it feels infinitely safer than my XTZ (just threw that in so you all know I have more than just wind in my vagina) for commuting. Can easily cruise 120-130 but would just like a bit more top end. Have been thinking about the BMW 400 or T-Max but since the wife also uses it am a bit worried about the weight. The Vespa is not light but carries its weight of 148kg pretty low. Does anyone have any comments on how heavy the t-max feels because its weight of 213kg makes it a bit of a fat fuck! The BMW C400X is not much better at 204kg. I mean lets be honest, thats not much less than a 1200GS!!!
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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #43 on: May 23, 2019, 02:56:17 pm »
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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #44 on: May 23, 2019, 03:41:01 pm »
I commute wind or shine 70km a day 2-up with the missus on a Vespa 300. With ABS and Traction Control it feels infinitely safer than my XTZ (just threw that in so you all know I have more than just wind in my vagina) for commuting. Can easily cruise 120-130 but would just like a bit more top end. Have been thinking about the BMW 400 or T-Max but since the wife also uses it am a bit worried about the weight. The Vespa is not light but carries its weight of 148kg pretty low. Does anyone have any comments on how heavy the t-max feels because its weight of 213kg makes it a bit of a fat fuck! The BMW C400X is not much better at 204kg. I mean lets be honest, thats not much less than a 1200GS!!!

It feels like a bus compared to a Vespa or other lightweight scoots. Looking at your commute distance though.......it would prob be a more effective option that the Vespa. Not sure about filtering though - I'm also used to vespa size, and as mentioned, the maxi scoots / tmax is a whale by comparison.
 

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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #45 on: May 23, 2019, 04:33:04 pm »
I commute wind or shine 70km a day 2-up with the missus on a Vespa 300. With ABS and Traction Control it feels infinitely safer than my XTZ (just threw that in so you all know I have more than just wind in my vagina) for commuting. Can easily cruise 120-130 but would just like a bit more top end. Have been thinking about the BMW 400 or T-Max but since the wife also uses it am a bit worried about the weight. The Vespa is not light but carries its weight of 148kg pretty low. Does anyone have any comments on how heavy the t-max feels because its weight of 213kg makes it a bit of a fat fuck! The BMW C400X is not much better at 204kg. I mean lets be honest, thats not much less than a 1200GS!!!

It feels like a bus compared to a Vespa or other lightweight scoots. Looking at your commute distance though.......it would prob be a more effective option that the Vespa. Not sure about filtering though - I'm also used to vespa size, and as mentioned, the maxi scoots / tmax is a whale by comparison.

Maybe I'll stick to the Vespa!  :ricky:
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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #46 on: May 23, 2019, 04:46:42 pm »
If Manic bought that one in the pic on Signal Hill in CT, I know the bike. There's a few older guys that run them - it would have to be a superbiker with massive cahoonas and skill that could be faster than them over Franschoek pass, or Ou Kaapse weg.

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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #47 on: May 23, 2019, 04:47:06 pm »
Is scooter ry nie soos om jou sussie te soen nie??

Hang af of jy uitgevang word of nie  :imaposer:
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Re: Scooter riding...
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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #49 on: May 24, 2019, 11:28:46 am »
I commute on a Sym Citicom 300i every day. Great scoot, done 7,000 kms on mine already. 28kms to a liter and it cruises at 120-140 with ease.
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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #50 on: May 24, 2019, 11:36:50 am »
That's a nice looking scoot  :thumleft:
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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #51 on: May 24, 2019, 11:44:13 am »
That's a nice looking scoot  :thumleft:
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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #52 on: May 24, 2019, 11:58:27 am »
Scooters are fun to ride, i used to work in Mauritius quite a bit and it was the only way to get around Port Louis without losing your mind, was also a lot of fun cruising up and down the coast. Riding a scooter is freeing in a way, I guess it boils down to not having the stigma of a serious biker attached to you but still having a jol.
 

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Re: Scooter riding..
« Reply #53 on: May 24, 2019, 02:04:42 pm »
Manic as ek iets kan voorstel die groot scooters is nice maar ek dink dit vat die hele idee van scooter ry weg n bws 100 is seker die meeste fun wat jy kan he laat pinicus hom vir jou tune met n malossi bigbore clutc pyp en carb jy kan maklik 130 uit hom kry dit klink min maar tot jy gevoel het hoe hy pull tussen verkeer is hy baas en as vekeer te beknop is het ek hom sommer op pavements gejaag en op kampus se grasperk met kampus sekuriteit op n golfkar agterna
Dis n kani dood scooter solank jy onthou om 2T te gooi
Op skool het almal mos n gier om te dice of jy warmkop is of nie en in die parking strip voor ons skool was dit gewoonte, enige fourstroke tot 250 het jy gelos soos n ou rok teen die tyd wat hy begin inhaal is die parkeerstrip klaar.

Ek is my hele skoolloopbaan en helfte van universiteit deur met hom en het hom tot my spyt en n seer hart verkoop
En ek het hon vir 4000 minder as wat ek betaal het verkoop na 8 jaar later

Oh ja en jy kan hom wheelie net waar jy wil so ver jy wil
 

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Re: Scooter riding..
« Reply #54 on: May 24, 2019, 04:36:23 pm »
Manic as ek iets kan voorstel die groot scooters is nice maar ek dink dit vat die hele idee van scooter ry weg n bws 100 is seker die meeste fun wat jy kan he laat pinicus hom vir jou tune met n malossi bigbore clutc pyp en carb jy kan maklik 130 uit hom kry dit klink min maar tot jy gevoel het hoe hy pull tussen verkeer is hy baas en as vekeer te beknop is het ek hom sommer op pavements gejaag en op kampus se grasperk met kampus sekuriteit op n golfkar agterna
Dis n kani dood scooter solank jy onthou om 2T te gooi
Op skool het almal mos n gier om te dice of jy warmkop is of nie en in die parking strip voor ons skool was dit gewoonte, enige fourstroke tot 250 het jy gelos soos n ou rok teen die tyd wat hy begin inhaal is die parkeerstrip klaar.

Ek is my hele skoolloopbaan en helfte van universiteit deur met hom en het hom tot my spyt en n seer hart verkoop
En ek het hon vir 4000 minder as wat ek betaal het verkoop na 8 jaar later

Oh ja en jy kan hom wheelie net waar jy wil so ver jy wil


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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #55 on: May 28, 2019, 10:19:38 am »
Seller not upgrading his ride anymore, so his scooter not for sale no more  :'(

So my hunt for a Scooter is on now 8)

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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #56 on: May 28, 2019, 10:22:40 am »
Try 8 Minute Mark - he has one which is possibly for sale

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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #57 on: May 28, 2019, 10:29:44 am »
Try 8 Minute Mark - he has one which is possibly for sale

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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #58 on: May 28, 2019, 10:31:36 am »
Nee wat, 'n T-Max... jy kan maar jou grillie soos 'n propeller rond swaai as jy een van hulle ry.

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Re: Scooter riding...
« Reply #59 on: May 28, 2019, 10:33:50 am »
I am considering selling my TMax. Mint. Couple of extras. Will try to load pictures. 20000km. ABS. Yoshi pipe. Cape Town. I’m really busy at work today. Please bear with me if delayed responses


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