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Browsing Archive: April, 2011

Time to Ride

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Thursday, April 21, 2011,
The weather has finally started to cooperate and I'm starting to put some miles on my two wheeled vehicles. First off, the speedometer drive arrived for the Big Ruckus and with a little help from my electric impact gun and some juggling I installed it. The old one jammed one of the gears and stripped the teeth off another rendering the unit junk. Now I know how fast and how far I'm going again.
The Chinese scooter is getting a workout and I used it as a grocery getter numerous times last week...
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A Time To Fix

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Wednesday, April 13, 2011,
The Big Ruckus has exerted its right to be needy just in time for the Spring riding season. When I took it to be inspected it broke its speedometer drive. It's not expensive in the grand scheme of things, just pricey in comparison to the Chinese parts I've been accustomed to buying. Fortunately it's available online, as all Honda parts are, so while I dislike paying shipping charges the price of gas makes it cheaper than driving to a Honda dealer, twice, and it comes to my door.
 
While I was r...
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Making It Legal

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Sunday, April 3, 2011,
After an intense paperwork battle I got the Big Ruckus registered and had to take the final step in making it an honest citizen. Getting it inspected. Fortunately the person who does inspections here has reasonably flexible hours because he's also the man who owns the business. Also, the weather has been terrible with rain, cold or snow making travel on a scooter either an exercise in pain or danger anytime I had a free moment. This past Saturday Mother Nature relented a little and I got to t...
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Jim Zeiser If you wish to comment my e-mail address is h1500e@hotmail.com. I'd like to hear anything-good or bad-that anyone would like to say. As they said in college, we're all lifelong learners.

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