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by vcam
Sat Apr 26, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: Kymco, SYM, TGB and PGO
Topic: the best chinese scooter?
Replies: 36
Views: 94972

Re: the best chinese scooter?

Check Zongshen , they make Piaggio.
by vcam
Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: windshields
Replies: 1
Views: 1835

windshields

View Source Hi group i would like to access the brain trust here please. My question applies to all scooters. If one adds a windshield to a scooter would it become more aerodynamic and thus more efficient meaning better performance and mileage, or would it be like adding more mass in a sail shape th...
by vcam
Thu Mar 06, 2014 5:42 pm
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: Scooter Pictures
Replies: 65
Views: 84511

Re: Scooter Pictures

More pix of the Zongster. A sun drenched beauty shot, a pic showing how I added air conditioning ; ) , and one behind the green monster at Fenway park.
by vcam
Thu Mar 06, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: Scooter Pictures
Replies: 65
Views: 84511

Re: Scooter Pictures

Me on my Zhongshen 50. Bought brand new old stock as parts from ex dealer with some missing. Since I put it on the road in summer of '13 with 0 miles on odo I put over 1200 on her. This past couple weeks in Boston we have been in a polar freeze with way below average temps but I rode it last week an...
by vcam
Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: Modern Italians
Topic: 2001 Aprilia Scarabeo 50cc - Value ?
Replies: 5
Views: 9600

Re: 2001 Aprilia Scarabeo 50cc - Value ?

I just grabbed one too. A 2000, 50, 2t, so they are not all ditechs. mine is carb version. The ditechs are 4t. It was a San Fran bike but I bought here in Boston. really cherry but not running for a year. Just got it going and runs greatand strong. Only replaced one bulb and a brake lever. Dying tot...
by vcam
Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: Step Thru Deals: Buy, Sell and Swap
Topic: asdf
Replies: 1
Views: 1784

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by vcam
Thu Jul 21, 2011 4:32 am
Forum: Yamaha Large Scooters (125cc+)
Topic: Write up w/ pics: Tune-up/Restoration- 1987 Yamaha Riva 200
Replies: 29
Views: 24054

Re: Write up w/ pics: Tune-up/Restoration- 1987 Yamaha Riva 200

Just want to say thanks for that great report. I read and savored every word and picture. I learned a lot from it, especially your restoration techniques. I just got a Riva online at auction and will be picking it up today I think. It is an '85 or later 180 and the only things I think it needs are a...
by vcam
Thu Jul 21, 2011 3:42 am
Forum: Step Thru Deals: Buy, Sell and Swap
Topic: wants a free scooter?
Replies: 7
Views: 3723

Re: wants a free scooter?

DandyDan wrote:You gotta love 'looking for 50cc or greater'. That eliminates all those 25cc scooters out there :mrgreen:


maybe he wont take a 49cc
by vcam
Wed Jul 20, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: THANKS SO DAMN MUCH!!! seriously
Replies: 2
Views: 1990

THANKS SO DAMN MUCH!!! seriously

hi, I just joined here and only found out about this cuz a guy on another scoot board referred to it. I just bought a Riva sight unseen online and hope to pick it up tom'w. I offer my most profound thanks to the person or people who started this board. I have learned so much in the last hour here re...