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« on: April 16, 2009, 10:07:28 PM »

Janelle talked me into (sort of, cuz I was game!) getting these! They're Scooters!
 Cheaper than harleys, but still pretty fun! Mines the blue one!
 We gotta get licenses now!...Today, when we went out to practice, we even had our first experience with punks!
 They came at us and hollered and revved their engine up! Made us really feel like we "Belong" to the 1%s! Tomorrow I attach my Rifle boot!

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« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2009, 10:11:23 PM »

A ride that is cheap on gas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2009, 10:32:12 PM »

Pretty cool looking mopeds, love the head lights!


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« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2009, 10:36:18 PM »

 grin
 Yeh, JP!
 The headlites were a LARGE reason also in me picking this style bike out!
 Heh heh heh......What do they remind you of? grin

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« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2009, 10:46:22 PM »

HEADLIGHTS  evil grin evil

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« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2009, 10:48:12 PM »

They remind me of the Geico money you are saving eyes.


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« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2009, 10:49:15 PM »

Oh boy.....Here comes the "Bladder Laff"!
 Janelle says it doesnt have the same effect on her!

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« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2009, 11:03:08 PM »

I have a colleague that rides one to work...now all you need is the black leather.... evil

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« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2009, 11:32:16 PM »

Yeh, leathers!
 I found a cool site that has all kindsa helmets...I liked the one that looked like an upside down bowl with barb wire airbrushed around it!
 janelle thot I was kidding! She said somebody was gonna beat my a** if I wore it on the moped! Smiley

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(oh geeez....Geico........ Undecided) Thats FUNNY!
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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2009, 12:06:23 AM »

A little pricey but comfortable. I own a few.
http://www.shoeihelmets.com/merchant2/


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« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2009, 02:41:53 AM »

a little pricey but comfortable. I own a few.
http://www.shoeihelmets.com/merchant2/


...JP


Gez, I'm getting old. I remember when only 3 of those helmet styles were available and which one you wore depended upon which city or state police agency you rode a motor for.

Here in Washington, if the 2 wheeled vehicle is under 100 cc displacement, no driver's license endorsement is necessary, but a license for the vehilce is still a must.
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« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2009, 07:31:03 AM »

  Pretty soon Johnny you can go ridin' with me!

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« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2009, 07:54:48 AM »

Knee scraping on a scooter?
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« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2009, 09:44:35 AM »

Why do racers stick that knee out? Seems like a good way to get crippled.  shocked
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« Reply #14 on: April 17, 2009, 02:05:59 PM »

I'm mostly trying to keep from driving into the bar ditch....Thats when I put my knee( I mean foot) down...I keep putting my foot down on turns sometimes too. Dont even know if I'll have to do a figure eight or U turn during my driving test.
 Here where I was looking at helmets!
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http://www.helmetsetc.com/airbrush-dot-motorcycle-helmets.asp
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« Reply #15 on: April 19, 2009, 01:43:40 AM »

Why do racers stick that knee out? Seems like a good way to get crippled.  shocked

So they can turn better at faster speeds.  Sticking the knee out lets the rider lean the bike further over while counterbalancing the centrifugal force.
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« Reply #16 on: April 19, 2009, 11:01:40 AM »

John, nice.  In Canada we don't need a licence to drive a scooter, just a regular licence does fine.  I think the "bike" has to be over a certain cc before the driver needs that particular licence to drive, weird.  You should double check it out, maybe in the states only a regular licence will allow you to legally drive the scooter.  Anyways have fun, they are a blast to drive, I love them!!!  Beautiful day in our great life, health.  Cindi
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« Reply #17 on: April 19, 2009, 12:53:22 PM »

now you can enjoy the open road like some of us others, there isn't anything like riding in the mountains on a scooter, here's mine with me and my 2 daughters.

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« Reply #18 on: April 19, 2009, 01:25:35 PM »

JBF, trust me when I tell you this my friend. Go with a minimum of a 3/4 helmet, full helmet is best, the little bowl on the top is comfy and maybe a little cooler looking but offers no where near the protection a 3/4 or full helmet offers.

Please protect your noggin my friend! and Jannelle's!

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« Reply #19 on: April 19, 2009, 02:33:27 PM »

Here is a PDF of the Texas Motorcycle Hand book

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/msb/dl-8.pdf
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