Thanks for keeping this easier to understand. I think in most cases, the rider would like to get to the engines' "usable power band" as quickly as possible,(and stay there) not necessarily WOT. How does one accomplish that? By using sliders? Heavier or lighter rollers? By varying clutch spring or variator spring tensions? Is it possible to adapt a larger or smaller variator from, say, a snowmobile or Jetski-and would there be any advantage? What effect-if any- does clutch "tuning" have on the variators performance? There's a lot to learn but I don't know where else to find some answers.
This storm missed me in the great white north. We normally end up with about 120" of snow every winter. I do ride year round though-as long as the roads aren't snow covered or slushy. The salt spray washes right off, and I have good cold weather gear.
We used to drink Molson's Golden, but I got to many "skunky beers". Switched to Blues many(35) years ago and it's been my go -to since. I've tried many different brews, but the fridge is always stocked with LaBatts.
I loves me some Funkadelic! Back in the mid-sixies, our local shuck and jive/soul station,WBLK, would spend the last hour of programming (7- 8pm!) with the dj "Brother Love" who would play"underground music". That was my introduction to artists like Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention, Steppenwolf, and Jimi Hendrix. Tonights selection is a take on a Zappa tune, by the ever popular West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band.
Man, that sucks. If there is anything we can do to help, just ask. I wouldn't be worrying about the scooter with all those other things to deal with. Heck-I only got a few inches of water in a basement once, and it took me three weeks to clean up just the mud.
My first choice would be to find, or make, a bushing to fit in the hole and on the existing bolt. Not doing that, I'd turn the shoulder on the bolt down, if I had the ability to do it. Drilling out the swing arm holes may weaken it. Even though the holes would only be opened up 1mm, you'd be thinning the metal between them by 2mm.