My New Ride

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  1. ccheese

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    I don't want to steal TL's thunder, but I got a new ride,too. This is
    a Piaggio motor scooter (Subsidiary of Vespa), and it reportedly gets
    upward of 85 MPG.

    I know what you're thinking... 74 years old and on a motor scooter.
    One of us is crazy....

    Charles
     

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    As long as its not one of those golf carts. Then we'll really start looking for a home for you!

    Looks good!

    Unless the cart looks like this......
     

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    Good for you I'm a biker too ...Your only as old as you feel...Just do not do that poser thing and not ware you gear... I hope at your age I'm still on a bike ...I'm 43 and have six bikes ...Just got a 05 GSXR 1000 that thing rocks ...I just got my driving record cleaned up..So I'm going to whip and ride till the cops till me other wise :twisted: ..Lots of mountain roads around Northern Arizona... It beats "flying the couch" when your getting older... CC when I grow up I want to be just like you..
    Ride safe
     
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    Mr. C can you send us a pic of your helmet. :toothy3:
     
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    Haztoys, I am flattered. I havn't been on a motor scooter since I was 16,
    and I was 16 in 1950. Thanks for the kind words...

    Matt.. I'll do it...

    Charles
     
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    Nice scooter!!
    It will last forever! ( like an Harley)
     
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    Is that your work bench in the background where Mr. C's models are born??
     
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    ...and if you don't mind me asking, how much? I've always thought that scooters were overpriced compared to Japanese motorcycles with much more power, carrying capacity, and technical instruments. I would love to hear a real world comparison of features and price from someone who owns one.
     
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    Wow, Charles, you didn't strike me as a scooter guy, but then again, after filling my wife's Sienna for $90 today, we're all getting crazy!
     
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    Well, I'd start to worry if you get something like this Mr C...

    [​IMG]
     
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    I'd buy that lawmower lucky!
     
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    Drive safe Charles and enjoy the ride!
    I had to give it up since my son was born...
    Good to see I still have a chance when I reach 70´s...:)
     
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    Matt: Yes, on the right side. You can barely see it.

    The scooter was $2,395 out the door. I bought it from RK Chevrolet, and
    they charged me a DMV processing fee of $299.00 when there is no DMV
    paperwork to do !!!

    Charles
     
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    They'll get ya coming and going!!
     
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    So that'll be you and the good Lady dressing up in some bad*ss leather outfits then Mr C? I can just see the headlines and a new Njaco "Get Cheese" thread...
    Stay safe my friend!
     
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    So, how many buses could you jump over Charles......or are your daredevil days over?:D
     
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    Hey, that's pretty nice Charles. Stay safe on it and keep the rubber side down.
     
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    Daredevil days ? You gotta be kidding... Altho I have to admit I have
    done some dumb (read: stupid) things in my lifetime.

    TL: That's nice looking bike, but outta my league. The man at RK
    told me to keep the shiny side up. Good advise..

    What I am waiting for, tho, is Adler to see this thread.....

    Charles
     
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    Another one I always here is "Keep it between the ditches." :lol:
     
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    Why does the "Village People" come to mind with Lucky's statement...

    Y..M..C..A.........:D ....

    Is Mama for this new Hells Angels ride CC...?..
     
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