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Browsing Archive: November, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Wednesday, November 27, 2013,
My scooters and bikes are slumbering peacefully in the garage today and a holiday ride appears out of the question. The nasty upstate New York weather has decided to descend upon us and dumped a few inches of snow on the area. The driveway is shoveled so a future ride will be possible but the dark days of Winter are here. Any rides from now on will be short and sweet until Spring. Sigh.
The bright spot in all of this is that my daughter will be coming up for Thanksgiving Day festivities at our...
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A New Name

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Monday, November 18, 2013,
I've decided that it was time to give my Chinese 150cc scooter a name. We were calling it the "Blue Scooter", "The other scooter" and "the Original Scooter", to distinguish it from the big scooter, Galileo. I decided that Lazarus was appropriate after leaving the scooter for dead for almost a year with a cracked cylinder head on the engine. In July I finally got around to resurrecting it with a new cylinder head and associated bits and breathing new life into it.

It has now been returned to it...
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Another Milestone

Posted by Jim Zeiser on Thursday, November 7, 2013,
The little 50cc bike just keeps on continuing to amaze me. Over the weekend I managed to kill the battery in a typical boneheaded maneuver and it still forgave me. I put the bike away on Friday morning with the key still on and after lighting the gear indicator LED for three days I finally discovered it with a battery that refused to spin the starter motor. I've spent the last three days push starting it to get it going and decided the only way to recharge the battery was to take a good long ...
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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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