Tag Archives: scooters

Upgrade Path

There’s a problem with my scooter. Sure, it’s economical to run, easy to ride, park, and I can filter my way to the front of most traffic jams. But at heart I’m a Biker, not a Scooterist. I used to … Continue reading

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At It Again

Still mentally kicking myself for getting snapped by a traffic camera going through the lights when they were at amber. I like to think I’m one of the more careful, considerate, law-abiding road users out there; particularly when I’m on … Continue reading

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Long Ride

Yesterday I took the longest ride yet on my scooter: from home in Highgate to the Novell office in Bracknell. I set off at 0630 on a beautiful morning, with blue skies, sunshine, and no wind. There are faster routes … Continue reading

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Getting My Scooter Fix

We’ve had my nephew Lucas at the flat today. Karen took the day off to look after him so I’ve been able to get on with some work, but because they were around to go shopping in the village I’ve … Continue reading

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More Anarchy in Waitrose Car Park

Still reeling from my last experience in Waitrose car park I went there again the other day. On the scooter. This was only the second time I had parked in a barrier-operated car park with the scooter, so I’m still … Continue reading

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Back On The Road

Got my scooter back yesterday and all is right with the World once more. The garage tried to charge me for the work, saying that because they had managed to save the battery by recharging it they couldn’t make a … Continue reading

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Scooter Trouble

My beloved Yamaha XMAX 125 refused to start yesterday morning. It was obvious from the first push of the starter button that the battery was a bit under the weather, as the starter was chugging over and spluttering but not … Continue reading

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