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Bought a moped by Albert Snodfuck - Fri, 05 May 2017 16:47:45 EST ID:gddh0v4p No.35102 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Tips for using this fucking deathtrap?
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Ernest Fushstock - Fri, 05 May 2017 20:47:23 EST ID:1NycZxVl No.35103 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35102
Sell it.
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James Bremmerwere - Sat, 06 May 2017 05:55:47 EST ID:WgL4ybOV No.35104 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35103

Considering that.

But for real.
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Albert Crishshaw - Sat, 06 May 2017 18:01:14 EST ID:j1VM06cm No.35106 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35102
Own it. If you're ashamed of it people will laugh atyou and make fun of you.

But if you own what it means to ride a scooter, to be comfortable with it, then it'l be better. Fucking hoon around on it, Challenge sportbikes to drag races at lights, pop wheelies, rev bomb people, wear full racing leathers. Then people will know you as that crazy and awesome scooter bro.
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Jenny Snodforth - Sat, 06 May 2017 19:29:42 EST ID:NgGHXWBc No.35107 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35106

Oh I know how to own what I buy (except if it's a big black dildo) but I was looking more for practical tips like how to use the roads what to bring with me every trip etc.
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Sophie Pannerman - Sat, 06 May 2017 23:21:24 EST ID:7UndKwKL No.35108 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35107
stay between the lines on the road. and bring some gasoline and a helmet
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Sidney Hemmlekare - Sun, 07 May 2017 10:53:34 EST ID:9PstFYNW No.35109 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35102
join the moped motorcycle club
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Martin Dishstock - Sun, 07 May 2017 11:04:14 EST ID:j1VM06cm No.35111 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35107

Oh, well, a helmet and gloves are pretty much required for safety. A jacket would be a good idea, too. Wear a backpack too because mopeds obviously do not have a lot of storage.

That's about it. It's not that complicated. Just follow the road rules and you'll be fine.

Oh! wait, one important rule of thumb. Assume cars cannot see you. Car driver's brains are trained to look for other large vehicles, and a lot of the time their eyes just pass over a motorbike without their brain registering "yes that is another human being operating a motor vehicle".

Be very wary of cars merging into you, or rear ending you. If it is legal in your area, split the lanes and filter through stopped traffic to get to the front of the line so some idiot on a cellphone doesn't pancake you between their car and the car in front of you. Also watch out for cars turning left, ok? Keep your head on a swivel, and never just assume a car is going to do what they should.

Never, ever assume. Assumptions will get you killed.
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Ian Dummlechene - Sun, 07 May 2017 13:05:11 EST ID:+fd/nxFy No.35114 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35111

Good advice thank you.
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Terminal - Sun, 07 May 2017 13:19:35 EST ID:apYPUfsx No.35115 Ignore Report Quick Reply
  1. Hold down front brake

2. Full throttle

Do it on dirt or grass for a fun time
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Phineas Nomblewodging - Fri, 12 May 2017 16:49:57 EST ID:OOAM7GwX No.35127 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bike arrived, battery dead, some nignog left the key on in the ignition with the lights on.
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John Grimway - Sun, 14 May 2017 02:09:04 EST ID:j1VM06cm No.35132 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35127

Funny but fixable. Do you have a battery tender? they look like a little box with leads that connect to the battery, let it charge for a bit then turn it on, drive it around a bit to let the stator charge it up.
Or buy a new battery if ya don't mind it, they're not terribly expensive.
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James Shakestock - Sun, 14 May 2017 11:07:36 EST ID:6ooTWst8 No.35133 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35132

I am going to make the company pay for their little trolling experiment with blood and fire
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George Clebberstock - Mon, 15 May 2017 17:30:35 EST ID:zhrAPc/Y No.35138 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Day 3, I have harassed the company into agreeing to send me a new battery as I am too lazy to buy a battery charger.
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George Clebberstock - Mon, 15 May 2017 18:36:34 EST ID:zhrAPc/Y No.35139 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35138

Still day 3. I have decided harassing the company for a battery charger would be more productive.
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Lillian Cumbleshit - Mon, 15 May 2017 20:49:08 EST ID:SIM+Wbt8 No.35140 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35139
Thanks for the blog bro. we're all really interested in your moped
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Hugh Danderdudge - Tue, 16 May 2017 09:42:40 EST ID:nWL1FRL1 No.35144 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35140

I know I'll keep you updated.
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Martin Perringson - Thu, 18 May 2017 14:37:07 EST ID:6GOZ1hDz No.35158 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35144

ITS WORKING MY FUCK IT WORKS NOW HOLY DICK IM THE MOPED GOD
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Beatrice Wuvingman - Fri, 19 May 2017 02:20:16 EST ID:hVrSg1Hy No.35164 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35158

Glad to hear it. Do you have any experience with moped or motorbikes in general? Or is this your first time?

Also is this a DUI bike? Like, is the reason you are driving it because you fucked up so much that you have to drive a moped that is 50cc's or less because they do not require a license to operate on the road?

Or is this a legit moped over 50cc's with gears and everything?

I used to ride motorcycles (and I intend to keep doing so) just taking a break after my last accident (zero fault, highsided on some sand that had been drug out onto a tight curve at night) while I save up for a new bike and heal up a little more. And my very first motorbike was one of those DUI machines, though, it was simply because I had not gotten my driver's license yet at the time.

Gotta tell you mopeds can be a lot of fun. Especially when you fuck around on them. Don't care what other people think, and your moped will open a whole new world to you. It'l become your little baby, your steed.

Have you bought some riding gear yet? a helmet and gloves at least? I'm >>35111 by the way, and lemme tell you, a helmet is necessary, at the very least to help keep the wind out of your eyes. The gloves, because my very first motorbike accident ever was on my moped and I made SUCH A ROOKIE MISTAKE HOLY SHIT. I was approaching a traffic light at an intersection, I had to cross 5 lanes, and I gunned what little power my bike had, only for the light to change to yellow as soon as I committed to speeding through the green. So I panicked and grabbed the front brake, and was launched over the handlebars.

I didn't have a helmet at the time, only my gloves. I slide a good while on my palms as I had reached out (as you do) while falling to slop my face from dragging across the asphalt. The gloved held up, and my hands were fine. I was entirely uninjured despite impacting the pavement at over 30mph. All because of a pair of gloves.

Get a helmet first, then a sturdy pair of leather gloves, and a nice thick jacket if you're feeling fancy. Don't be like me and just spring for the gloves first because they are cheaper and start riding without a helmet.

If you cannot find a store near you that sells quality riding equipment, then use what I use, https://www.leatherup.com/

They're a good website with tons of products. Never had any real problems with quality or shipping or anything. Customer service is on point, too.

And remember, it is better to yield to a larger vehicle, even if you're 100% in the right. It is better to be angry and alive than correct and dead.
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Isabella Clankincheck - Fri, 19 May 2017 12:39:48 EST ID:wat7B8pH No.35165 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just buy a real bike. Mopeds are too slow to avoid danger, can't get out of the way of angry vehicles and are even hard to see than a bike.

Plus, with a moped you can't throw out a pocketful of marbles or bb's to cars that are trying to push you off the road. You can't take off and get away.

And trust me, there will be a time when some motorist wants to kill you and then very well could. A busted windshield makes them panic, slam on brakes while you get out of danger and away from some know it all asshole.
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Cyril Bunhall - Sat, 20 May 2017 04:56:36 EST ID:pD+Jw6Wd No.35166 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35165
>too slow to avoid danger
xD nb
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John Puppersire - Sat, 20 May 2017 15:54:08 EST ID:wat7B8pH No.35170 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35166
Being on a bike typically means you have far superior mobility and acceleration. If you know how to ride, you can utilize that shit to save your ass. You need to save your ass constantly when you aren't in a deathcage. So basically, you get all the down sides of a bike with none of the good sides because you're on a fucking moped.

>A fucking moped.

Sell it OP.


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