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Mon, 01 Mar 2021 06:21:15 +0000

Ossessionato
79 P200E (Ruby), 62 Allstate (B-62), 2008 Stella (Olive)
Joined: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 15:25:08 +0000
Posts: 3297
Location: Florence, OR
 
Ossessionato
79 P200E (Ruby), 62 Allstate (B-62), 2008 Stella (Olive)
Joined: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 15:25:08 +0000
Posts: 3297
Location: Florence, OR
Mon, 01 Mar 2021 06:21:15 +0000 linkquote
Well.... took out the newly rebuild B-62 for a grocery store run...and went plaid

The story: I put the front rack and box on B-62 the night before and wasn't planning on going 60, just a store run.

On my way to Fred Meyer, there were a bunch of vintage cars pulling into the AutoZone parking lot, so I followed. There must've been 30 vintage cars there, and they started directing me to park Thanks, but I'm just passing through.

Almost to the store, I decided to give my wrist a twist and see what happened - 66 happened - sitting up - with a box on the front - and it was still climbing! The car in front slowed my plaidness... It took all of 15 to 30 seconds. Amazing how nice this engine feels now, and the scooter in general.

So B-62 has re-earned it's way into the 60/8 club.


Ready to roll


66 for the 62....with a crate on the front...


Checked out the car show on the way home...

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 08:15:28 +0000

The Dude
Too Many piles of Junk that need too much work and too much money
Joined: Mon, 06 May 2019 08:34:14 +0000
Posts: 1451
Location: PNW from LBC
 
The Dude
Too Many piles of Junk that need too much work and too much money
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Mon, 01 Mar 2021 08:15:28 +0000 linkquote
awesome! nice work there. I love those little random moments! Spontaneous carshow pit stop, how cool. B62 looks faster just sittin there!
Mon, 01 Mar 2021 12:30:02 +0000

bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
Joined: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:01:08 +0000
Posts: 6568
Location: So Cal
 
bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
Joined: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:01:08 +0000
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Mon, 01 Mar 2021 12:30:02 +0000 linkquote
Well done, Scott. Go plaid!
Mon, 01 Mar 2021 12:41:30 +0000

Hooked
79p200e 66smallstate 85pk50xl 84p125ets 63GL
Joined: Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:15:54 +0000
Posts: 288
Location: Flatness, TX
 
Hooked
79p200e 66smallstate 85pk50xl 84p125ets 63GL
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Location: Flatness, TX
Mon, 01 Mar 2021 12:41:30 +0000 linkquote
Good on ya!
Mon, 01 Mar 2021 15:35:34 +0000

Not So Moderator
VNB VSC o9c VMA vbc VSX
Joined: Wed, 28 May 2008 17:31:07 +0000
Posts: 6568
Location: Hustletown, TX
 
Not So Moderator
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Mon, 01 Mar 2021 15:35:34 +0000 linkquote
wow.
And with the BOX!?!

well done.
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 02:38:03 +0000

Hooked
PX252, GS306
Joined: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 10:36:38 +0000
Posts: 123
Location: Brisbane, QLD
 
Hooked
PX252, GS306
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Location: Brisbane, QLD
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 02:38:03 +0000 linkquote
CIGAR nearly made to to the 80/6 club... maybe i didn't try hard enough!!





Wed, 03 Mar 2021 06:13:47 +0000

bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
Joined: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:01:08 +0000
Posts: 6568
Location: So Cal
 
bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
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Wed, 03 Mar 2021 06:13:47 +0000 linkquote
Dang I love that bike. How close is "almost" ?
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 07:22:36 +0000

Hooked
PX252, GS306
Joined: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 10:36:38 +0000
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Location: Brisbane, QLD
 
Hooked
PX252, GS306
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Wed, 03 Mar 2021 07:22:36 +0000 linkquote
SoCalGuy wrote:
Dang I love that bike. How close is "almost" ?
well... 77mph was the recorded speed but i've felt like it's gone faster at other time when i've not been logging my gps speed. probably not the best idea i've had on tubed 8in wheels, haha.
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 11:18:59 +0000

Style Maven
'74 50s x3 '78 P200 E '84 Cosa '91 PK50XL2 '58 AllState '68 Sprint '80 50special and a '66(?) Super125
Joined: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 02:37:37 +0000
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Location: seattle/athens
 
Style Maven
'74 50s x3 '78 P200 E '84 Cosa '91 PK50XL2 '58 AllState '68 Sprint '80 50special and a '66(?) Super125
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Wed, 03 Mar 2021 11:18:59 +0000 linkquote
You have a good eye Stuart, very sharp scooter. What motor mount did you use? And what gears in the motor?
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 17:07:56 +0000

Ossessionato
79 P200E (Ruby), 62 Allstate (B-62), 2008 Stella (Olive)
Joined: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 15:25:08 +0000
Posts: 3297
Location: Florence, OR
 
Ossessionato
79 P200E (Ruby), 62 Allstate (B-62), 2008 Stella (Olive)
Joined: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 15:25:08 +0000
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Location: Florence, OR
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 17:07:56 +0000 linkquote
I'm digging the look of Cigar - it's badass!!
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 17:33:25 +0000

Not So Moderator
VNB VSC o9c VMA vbc VSX
Joined: Wed, 28 May 2008 17:31:07 +0000
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Location: Hustletown, TX
 
Not So Moderator
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Wed, 03 Mar 2021 17:33:25 +0000 linkquote
70+++
Sets a high bar that...


Wow. Good looking scoot too!
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 19:08:29 +0000

Hooked
PX252, GS306
Joined: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 10:36:38 +0000
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Location: Brisbane, QLD
 
Hooked
PX252, GS306
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Wed, 03 Mar 2021 19:08:29 +0000 linkquote
V oodoo wrote:
You have a good eye Stuart, very sharp scooter. What motor mount did you use? And what gears in the motor?
Thanks Voodoo... This one was really a labour of love. Vietbodge but wasn't too bad. It's basically my take on a Sei Giorni (obviously). Spent a fair bit on the older style parts as it was a daily rider and you don't want cheap parts failing. Motor was a 221 MHR with 24SI, gearing was standard with 25/62 to align with the 8in wheels. it really was a beautiful thing to ride.
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Sun, 13 Jun 2021 05:40:00 +0000

Ossessionato
79 P200E (Ruby), 62 Allstate (B-62), 2008 Stella (Olive)
Joined: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 15:25:08 +0000
Posts: 3297
Location: Florence, OR
 
Ossessionato
79 P200E (Ruby), 62 Allstate (B-62), 2008 Stella (Olive)
Joined: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 15:25:08 +0000
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Location: Florence, OR
Sun, 13 Jun 2021 05:40:00 +0000 linkquote
ScootNewB is officially a new member. We went out riding today and hit 64mph, and he was ahead of me! Rocket runs like a rocket - on 8s....


Chris receiving the coveted stickers


He's already proudly displayed the 60/8 sticker on Rocket's legshield.





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Sun, 13 Jun 2021 06:01:47 +0000

bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
Joined: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:01:08 +0000
Posts: 6568
Location: So Cal
 
bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
Joined: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:01:08 +0000
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Sun, 13 Jun 2021 06:01:47 +0000 linkquote
Tip of the hat and welcome to the club, Brother Chris.
Sun, 13 Jun 2021 10:20:28 +0000

Molto Verboso
2006 LX150 (carbed) | 2007 GT200
Joined: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:22:10 +0000
Posts: 1732
Location: Toronto
 
Molto Verboso
2006 LX150 (carbed) | 2007 GT200
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Sun, 13 Jun 2021 10:20:28 +0000 linkquote
You guys need to convince Jess to make a new forum award to note 60/8 achievement!
Sun, 13 Jun 2021 13:11:03 +0000

Not So Moderator
VNB VSC o9c VMA vbc VSX
Joined: Wed, 28 May 2008 17:31:07 +0000
Posts: 6568
Location: Hustletown, TX
 
Not So Moderator
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Sun, 13 Jun 2021 13:11:03 +0000 linkquote
Boom!

Another one going plaid.
Well done.
Sun, 13 Jun 2021 14:13:54 +0000

Addicted
P125X, P200E
Joined: Sun, 03 Apr 2011 03:34:40 +0000
Posts: 933
Location: Fresno, CA
 
Addicted
P125X, P200E
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Sun, 13 Jun 2021 14:13:54 +0000 linkquote
Well done Chris!
Sun, 13 Jun 2021 15:38:47 +0000

Enthusiast
P200
Joined: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 03:58:04 +0000
Posts: 70
Location: Springfield, Oregon
 
Enthusiast
P200
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Posts: 70
Location: Springfield, Oregon
Sun, 13 Jun 2021 15:38:47 +0000 linkquote
Having a maple bar trying to calm my nerves and clear my head before my speed run. Got home and immediately told my wife that I just qualified to be in the 60/8 club. What's that mean?? It means, I have the right stuff BABY!!!



Sun, 13 Jun 2021 16:22:03 +0000

Ossessionato
1963 VBB2T
Joined: Thu, 08 Nov 2012 06:40:08 +0000
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Ossessionato
1963 VBB2T
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Sun, 13 Jun 2021 16:22:03 +0000 linkquote
Ok just figured out what the 60-8" means dah , yep I've been there a few times now, was past 60 with my wife on the back yesterday , bike ran great . Note to self, slow down on sharpe curves when riding two up.
Mon, 14 Jun 2021 05:16:08 +0000

The Dude
Too Many piles of Junk that need too much work and too much money
Joined: Mon, 06 May 2019 08:34:14 +0000
Posts: 1451
Location: PNW from LBC
 
The Dude
Too Many piles of Junk that need too much work and too much money
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Mon, 14 Jun 2021 05:16:08 +0000 linkquote
Congratulations Chris on Going PLAID!! You're hard work paid off well
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 02:03:22 +0000

Hooked
1960 Allstate VNA, 1962 VNB
Joined: Mon, 19 May 2014 20:23:20 +0000
Posts: 227
Location: Cambria, CA
 
Hooked
1960 Allstate VNA, 1962 VNB
Joined: Mon, 19 May 2014 20:23:20 +0000
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Location: Cambria, CA
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 02:03:22 +0000 linkquote
What are you guys using to measure your mph?
My speedometer isn't very accurate.
I have been using a cycling app called Strava.
Is this accurate enough for consideration into the 60/8" club?
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 02:28:28 +0000

Ossessionato
79 P200E (Ruby), 62 Allstate (B-62), 2008 Stella (Olive)
Joined: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 15:25:08 +0000
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Location: Florence, OR
 
Ossessionato
79 P200E (Ruby), 62 Allstate (B-62), 2008 Stella (Olive)
Joined: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 15:25:08 +0000
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Location: Florence, OR
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 02:28:28 +0000 linkquote
If it records over 60 mph, probably.

I use DigiHUD. A basic GPS speedometer. There are a bunch of others out there.
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 03:20:13 +0000

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Wed, 16 Jun 2021 03:20:13 +0000
This post was not quite
What we were hoping to see
Try again, perhaps?
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:55:05 +0000

Petty Tyrant
0:7 And counting
Joined: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 05:12:11 +0000
Posts: 33163
Location: Bay Area, California
 
Petty Tyrant
0:7 And counting
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Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:55:05 +0000 linkquote
Birdsnest wrote:
Boom!
Another one going plaid.
Well done.
berto wrote:
You guys need to convince Jess to make a new forum award to note 60/8 achievement!
Shoot me some artwork and I'll make it happen.
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:57:43 +0000

Not So Moderator
VNB VSC o9c VMA vbc VSX
Joined: Wed, 28 May 2008 17:31:07 +0000
Posts: 6568
Location: Hustletown, TX
 
Not So Moderator
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Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:57:43 +0000 linkquote
I have eps and pdf versions. (PDF attached)
You would for sure have to edit some of the text out.

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Wed, 16 Jun 2021 15:20:45 +0000

Petty Tyrant
0:7 And counting
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Location: Bay Area, California
 
Petty Tyrant
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Wed, 16 Jun 2021 15:20:45 +0000 linkquote
Birdsnest wrote:
I have eps and pdf versions. (PDF attached)
You would for sure have to edit some of the text out.
On it. It will lose some detail at 20x20, but I'll see what I can do.
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 23:12:05 +0000

bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
Joined: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:01:08 +0000
Posts: 6568
Location: So Cal
 
bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
Joined: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:01:08 +0000
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Location: So Cal
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 23:12:05 +0000 linkquote
Stickers still available ....



Wed, 16 Jun 2021 23:15:50 +0000

Lucky
76 Sprint V, 63 GL, 62 VBB, 05 Stella, 66 Smallstate, 08 Stella (for now)
Joined: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 14:59:35 +0000
Posts: 6821
Location: Nashville
 
Lucky
76 Sprint V, 63 GL, 62 VBB, 05 Stella, 66 Smallstate, 08 Stella (for now)
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Wed, 16 Jun 2021 23:15:50 +0000 linkquote
I already have mine

I think I'm going to repaint the VBB, and I'll install it then.

I feel like I should re-qualify, but that would require me getting the VBB back in fighting shape, and I have a pretty solid project pipeline going right now, which is going to return to "weekends only" mode here soon.
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 02:45:54 +0000

Hooked
1960 Allstate VNA, 1962 VNB
Joined: Mon, 19 May 2014 20:23:20 +0000
Posts: 227
Location: Cambria, CA
 
Hooked
1960 Allstate VNA, 1962 VNB
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Location: Cambria, CA
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 02:45:54 +0000 linkquote
SoCalGuy wrote:
Stickers still available ....
I'm after one of those. I hit well over 60 on my speedometer tonight but I had some problems with the gps so no proof.
I'll get after it again this weekend.
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:09:32 +0000

The Dude
Too Many piles of Junk that need too much work and too much money
Joined: Mon, 06 May 2019 08:34:14 +0000
Posts: 1451
Location: PNW from LBC
 
The Dude
Too Many piles of Junk that need too much work and too much money
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Location: PNW from LBC
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:09:32 +0000 linkquote
I'm feeling inspired to build an 8" so I can GO PLAID.

LUDICROUS SPEED - GO!
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 12:31:21 +0000

MV Santa
GTS250, 1960 VBA, 1975 VBC, 1980 P200E cutdown
Joined: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:25:07 +0000
Posts: 4590
Location: Sedgwick, Kansas
 
MV Santa
GTS250, 1960 VBA, 1975 VBC, 1980 P200E cutdown
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Thu, 17 Jun 2021 12:31:21 +0000 linkquote
FNG wrote:
What are you guys using to measure your mph?
My speedometer isn't very accurate.
I have been using a cycling app called Strava.
Is this accurate enough for consideration into the 60/8" club?
There are dedicated speedometer phone apps that are dead accurate and easy to use.

I have a GPS based bicycle computer that is great. Self contained, USB rechargeable and requires no calibration.
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 12:54:59 +0000

Lucky
76 Sprint V, 63 GL, 62 VBB, 05 Stella, 66 Smallstate, 08 Stella (for now)
Joined: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 14:59:35 +0000
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Location: Nashville
 
Lucky
76 Sprint V, 63 GL, 62 VBB, 05 Stella, 66 Smallstate, 08 Stella (for now)
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Thu, 17 Jun 2021 12:54:59 +0000 linkquote
I have a GPS Speedo that's due to arrive any day that I'm going to fit into the current blanking plate on the GL. I'll report back on how it works.
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:05:45 +0000

bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
Joined: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:01:08 +0000
Posts: 6568
Location: So Cal
 
bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
Joined: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:01:08 +0000
Posts: 6568
Location: So Cal
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:05:45 +0000 linkquote
I use a free iPhone app called SP33DY ... it's a little quirky but reasonably accurate



Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:55:20 +0000

Not So Moderator
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Location: Hustletown, TX
 
Not So Moderator
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Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:55:20 +0000 linkquote
Well the Captain of this ship has made it o-fish-all! Thanks Jess. There is now an offical MV "Going Plaid" award. The particular requirements (aside from going ludicrously fast on old scooters) to achieve the "Going Plaid" award are bit fuzzy... But, I do know that being an advocate for the righteousness of 8" Vespas would be at the top of the list (if we actually had said list).

With that said, there are two folks that jumped straight to my mind for their love and advocacy of 8" bikes, tuning, restos, and just being an asset to the MV community in general. So without blathering on I would like to give the first two official "Going Plaid" awards to Gickspeed and SoCal.

Well done boyos, and mucho thanks for all you have done for MV and NSM in particular.
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:55:43 +0000

Veni, Vidi, Posti
'15 GTS300, '86 PX125EFL, '66 VBB, '04 Ninja 250
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Location: San Diego, CA
 
Veni, Vidi, Posti
'15 GTS300, '86 PX125EFL, '66 VBB, '04 Ninja 250
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Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:55:43 +0000 linkquote
nice!!! maybe someday I too can go plaid.....
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:22:42 +0000

Ossessionato
P208, Stella VMC Stelvio 187, Stella 150, VNX1T, V9A1T, V9B1T, 02 Sportster XLH1208
Joined: Sat, 21 Jul 2018 00:30:56 +0000
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Ossessionato
P208, Stella VMC Stelvio 187, Stella 150, VNX1T, V9A1T, V9B1T, 02 Sportster XLH1208
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Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:22:42 +0000 linkquote
A target to strive for...
Fri, 18 Jun 2021 14:21:59 +0000

Not So Moderator
VNB VSC o9c VMA vbc VSX
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Not So Moderator
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Fri, 18 Jun 2021 14:21:59 +0000 linkquote
We were happy to award the first two Going Plaid achievements to Gick and Mike. But, tons of folks deserve this icon. So the moderators had a chat and to unfuzzy the list of requirements for the coveted Going Plaid achievement, we came up with a short list of questions.

Ask yourself the following...

1. Did you pilot a Vespa with 8" wheels?
2. Was it Ludicrous? (Ludicrous = exceeding 60mph on those 8 inch wheels)
3. Did you post GPS verification?

If you answered yes to all the above... then you have "Gone Plaid"! Please alert a moderator to have your achievement added to your profile if it's not there already.
Fri, 18 Jun 2021 14:25:59 +0000

Lucky
76 Sprint V, 63 GL, 62 VBB, 05 Stella, 66 Smallstate, 08 Stella (for now)
Joined: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 14:59:35 +0000
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Location: Nashville
 
Lucky
76 Sprint V, 63 GL, 62 VBB, 05 Stella, 66 Smallstate, 08 Stella (for now)
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Fri, 18 Jun 2021 14:25:59 +0000 linkquote
I don't think I posted a GPS of it, but I've been there on my VBB, and will go there again once it comes back up on the project list

I put speed-rated tires on that puppy for a reason!
Fri, 18 Jun 2021 17:16:34 +0000

bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
Joined: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:01:08 +0000
Posts: 6568
Location: So Cal
 
bodgemaster
63 GL, 76 Super (x2), 74 Primavera (x2), 79 P200, 06 Fly 150
Joined: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:01:08 +0000
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Location: So Cal
Fri, 18 Jun 2021 17:16:34 +0000 linkquote
What can I say? Thanks BN and thank you Jess for providing this clean, well-lit place to hang out and share the fun of these little machines. Keep rocking those 8's!
Sat, 19 Jun 2021 22:10:25 +0000

Hooked
1960 Allstate VNA, 1962 VNB
Joined: Mon, 19 May 2014 20:23:20 +0000
Posts: 227
Location: Cambria, CA
 
Hooked
1960 Allstate VNA, 1962 VNB
Joined: Mon, 19 May 2014 20:23:20 +0000
Posts: 227
Location: Cambria, CA
Sat, 19 Jun 2021 22:10:25 +0000 linkquote
Birdsnest wrote:
1. Did you pilot a Vespa with 8" wheels?
2. Was it Ludicrous? (Ludicrous = exceeding 60mph on those 8 inch wheels)
3. Did you post GPS verification?
1. Yes
2. YES! I chickened out at 61mph but had lots more to go.
3. Yes.

The thing that scared me the most is that I built this scooter myself from a box of parts. When it only went 40mph it wasn't so bad but now that it has a Gickspeed built engine it is a little terrifying.


Chickened out at 61mph

   

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