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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by zod, Sep 2, 2005.

  1. zod

    zod Turbo Monkey

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  2. Polandspring88

    Polandspring88 Superman

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    You sir, have balls.
     
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  3. MudGrrl

    MudGrrl AAAAH! Monkeys stole my math!

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    That's awesome.
     
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    $5,500??? um... wow.....
     
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    zod Turbo Monkey

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    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    i would just get a vespa...
     
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  7. zod

    zod Turbo Monkey

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    vespa wouldn't work for me, it's just a moped and I'd have to be on the highway for a short amount of time. The units I am looking at will go 70mph or faster.
     
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    Rushing to work + winter driving (even in NC) + hybrid scooter/motorcycle = at least a compound fracture
     
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  9. zod

    zod Turbo Monkey

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    I said nothing about rushing and I would realistically only be driving it about 120 days a year. I'm gonna wear my 661's so I'll be alright :D
     
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    There are vespas that go 70+ mph. The older gas powered ones were pretty much just funny looking motor cycles.
     
  11. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    If he's thinking about getting one of those.............he doesn't :D
     
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    GumbaFish Turbo Monkey

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    that thing can do 70? thats gotta be sketchy at best.
     
  13. golgiaparatus

    golgiaparatus Out of my element

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    I'm kicking this idea around. Megan will kill me but she may just have to deal with it. I dont know... I'm going to have to do something. Still wishing I could find a safe rout to pedal, but since we moved to a very busy street, just the first 5 miles would take 45 minutes, I need a rout where I can pound it 90% of the way, not dodge traffic for 5 miles then ride hard for 5 only to dodge traffic for another 10 or so miles. Fahk that.
     
  14. zod

    zod Turbo Monkey

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    Nah, I don't have an ego problem thats all. Never been a motorcycle person and never will be. I figure for my own good I'd be safer (to myself) on something like the Burgman 400 than I would be on a motorcycle. This is all about saving fuel$$$ not looking cool.
     
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    Not too sure how much traffic you have where you live, but that thing would be death in Los Angeles. However, it does look like it might be kind of fun to cruise around on, I would be scared sh#tless to take it on the freeway here in Los Angeles, though.
     
  16. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    What IS that thing? Can you take it offroad? :evil:
     
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    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    If they made a sidecar for it I would get one.
     
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    zod Turbo Monkey

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    Of course you can, all you gotta do is turn a hard right :thumb: :dancing:
     
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    Bushwhacker Turbo Monkey

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    Doesnt that thing have one too many wheels? ;)
     
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    DRB unemployed bum

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    Zod you are going to get beat up in Gaston county on that thing.
     
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    zod Turbo Monkey

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    Since when do you have to be on a scooter for that to happen?? :confused: :thumb:
     
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    Come on man, what you really need is a segway.
     
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    ive said this once and ill say it again: mopeds are like fat chicks, fun to ride until your friends catch you riding one.
     
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    Hey, I drive a bitch car, but it gets 49mpg. I'd rock a scooter to if I were trying to cut down on driving.
     
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    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    you need to change the title of the thread to "men will want me, woman will laugh at me"
     
  26. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    :stupid: :D
     
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    Man, I hope something that looks like that at least comes with a cup holder... :D
     
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    And includes a case of ASTRO GLIDE :oink: :oink: :oink: :oink: ,BTW the vespa is way cooler with the right tie and hat Ska man
     
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    Who the hell cares how "cool" you're going to look. If you're trying to save some $$ and get less dependent on the dino-oil, then I say go for it.

    If you are concerned about your "cool" image, then buy a Hummer H2. Chicks dig em because it makes up for the guy's small dick.
     
  30. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Well, girls that don't like dick, that is........... :D
     
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    yeah, while they're having underwhelming sex, she just imagines the H2.
     
  32. ohio

    ohio The Fresno Kid

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    Scooters rock for two reasons:
    1 - they're named after a Muppet
    2 - I once got broadsided by a red-light-runner while on a scooter. Would've crushed my leg on a motorcycle. I walked away without a scratch (not to mention rode the sh!te out with my mad steeeeeez). Scooters 1, all-other-forms-of-transportation 0.
     
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    zod Turbo Monkey

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    You're a fool, the woman will want me............especially when I wear my matching yellow mack-daddy helmet. Head gear rules :thumb:

     
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    I want this -

     
  35. zahgurim

    zahgurim Underwater monkey

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    I agree...an enduro is the way to go. I rock a P.O.S.125 over here. Great on gas, fits the girl on the back, and you can play on it offroad.

    Seoul doesn't have much for enforced traffic laws, so the dirtbike suspension is nice when driving on and off sidewalks, through parks for shortcuts, or outrunning the 16 year old cops on their scooters.
     
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    zod Turbo Monkey

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    Whoa, that thing is cheap!! :dancing: