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 Post subject: Re: BBRF (Bob's Big Ruckus FAQ), First Draft
PostPosted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 11:03 pm 
DaBinChe wrote:
BobDiaz wrote:
The bottom line is, I'd rather leave my 14 MPG (city) SUV in the garage, and take the Big Ruckus; because the BR is a lot more fun to drive.

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What are you doing with an suv to begin with???


It's a bit like the drunk who decided to run around in the nude and take a wizz in the street. After the police took him to jail and asked why he did it, he answered, "I don't know, it seemed like a good idea at the time!"

Back when I got my SUV in 1997, the gas prices were's that bad, so it seemed like a good idea at the time. With the rapid rise in gas prices, it should be no surprise that so many people are re-thinking their "good idea at the time".


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 2:32 pm 
bump...

this never got made a Sticky the first time around, but if Bob would like to review or revise the information and gives me an all clear to do so, I'll make his FAQ post a Sticky for this section.

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I've made a number of corrections and fixes to the FAQ, so feel free to "Sticky it".


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 12:10 am 
Isn't something similar in the other areas;
listed under, Specs? Perhaps,
BR Maintenance & Mods?

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Stickied! :D

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:21 am 
Bob,

You hit the nail on the head with all the points you have made, this was very helpful to read.

Never thought that a windshield could possibly affect the speed; I always thougth windshields increased the wind resistance and slowed the bike down, but if installed properly I can see that it would result in less drag. Was going to remove the windshield for the summer but now I'll leave it on.

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Without the windshield, you are the point where the wind hits. So, there will still be drag. Given that a windshield is a lot smother than I am, the drag is less because the wind flows better around the windshield than it does around me.


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I have a question....

Where in the hell can I find one?!?!?!?!


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joemac wrote:
I have a question....

Where in the hell can I find one?!?!?!?!


SEARCH under BR Maintenance and Mods :wink:

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how much does it weigh


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gaclay wrote:
how much does it weigh


See sticky thread in Big Ruckus Maint section.

but heres all the specs..(for 05 at least)


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Model: Big Ruckus (PS250)
Vehicle Type: Four-Stroke
MSRP: $5,499.00*
Color: Safety Yellow
Engine: SOHC; 2-valves per cylinder, Liquid-cooled single-cylinder 4-stroke
Displacement: 249 cc
Bore x Stroke: 72.7 mm x 60.0 mm
Carburetion: 30.0 mm CV with auto-enricher
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Ignition: Fully transistorized
Transmission: Automatic V-Matic belt drive CVT
Suspension:
Front: 33.0 mm hydraulic fork; 3.9 in. travel (99 mm)
Rear: Single-side swingarm w/single shock, no adjustability; 4.7 in. travel (119 mm)
Brakes:
Front: Single 240.0 mm disc w/CBS 3-piston caliper
Rear: 160.0 mm drum
Tires:
Front: 110/90-12
Rear: 130/70-12
Dry Weight: 364 lbs. (164.7 kg)
Seat Height: 28.45 in. (721 mm)
Wheelbase: 57.3 in. (1,455 mm)
Fuel Capacity: 3.2 gal. (12.1 l)

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 Post subject: Re: BBRF (Bob's Big Ruckus FAQ), UPDATE: March 30, 2008
PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 8:36 pm 
Bob, I just want to update some info on your #4 MPG, my BR gets 80mpg on 100% gas. #9 Speed: my 2003 little Ruckus can go 39mph, my 09 little Ruckus can go 45mph. 50cc scooters can do 35-45mph, the new 2012 little Ruckus can do 50mph(I heard). 50cc can do a lot more than 25mph now...... 8) My bicycle can do 25mph. :P


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 Post subject: Re: BBRF (Bob's Big Ruckus FAQ), UPDATE: March 30, 2008
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My bicycle can do 25mph. :P

LMAO :lol:

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