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post #1 of 64 (permalink) Old 01-21-2017, 10:13 AM Thread Starter
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anyone watch my tutorial videos?

Hey guys, I'm wondering how many of you watch my burgman videos on my youtube...

I have a lot burgman tutorial videos on and then I made a new channel "Mitch's Scooter Stuff" in 2013 to post only scooter videos on there, not micbergsma anymore.

2009 and 2010 videos are kind of annoying for me with poor video quality (Shoot with Canon GL2) ... I still come back to my videos to watch while working on my burgman and I feel blah... Do y'all feel the same way? Be honest

so I am thinking about making new videos with better quality and post on mitch's scooter stuff channel but I will leave the original ones on micbergsma channel...

My buddy Mario (PANDA) who just got a blue burgman 400 few months ago, I can film his bike to get tutorial videos since his bike is full STOCK

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Hello Mitch, nice to talk with you. I've owned my Burgman for 5 years now and as a motor tech, I can say your video's proved very very useful indeed in bringing me quickly up to speed on how to look after my bike. You are clear and concise with your instructions. Video quality was not a problem for me, and your early ones look ok. But I note you do get better as time goes by with even more clarity in your instruction, and the video quality does, as you say, improve. Whatever you do will be great and I think we would all welcome some re-runs of your earlier work if you want to do them. I also watch your Vespa vids. I'm about to pull the trigger on a brand new GTS300 70th anniversary model here in the UK. No doubt I will be watching more of your Vespa vids. THANK YOU! Take care!
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I have a 2005 an400 and I watch your videos and find them very helpful. I wish you could do more videos on the early Burgmans. Thank you for posting them.

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Mitch, you are a Godsend! Thank you so much for your videos. I've watched many and followed your instructions to great success. I rarely take my bike into the shop nowadays and only for things that need special tools or skill. All regular maintenance is done by yours truely. I don't know how much money you've saved me, but I think I owe you a lunch, or a dinner, or my first born. Lol.

The video quality was never a problem. Your instructions are clear and easy to follow. The only one that was somewhat unsatisfactory was removing the CVT cover. You kinda muscled it off which is difficult for us old timers. You might want to edit that one to include the two bolt method, the one where they push off against the cvt bearing inside the cover. I've found that method much easier.

So reshoot the videos if you want, all the better. But what you've done already has been a GREAT service to the Burgman community. I think I speak for the group when I say, thank you, thank you, thank you. Job well done.

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I've had a 2013 400 for two months and watch your videos before I start any job. I actually started watching them over a year ago while I was trying to decide what to get. Thank you for going to that trouble.
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Thank you so much Mitch! Your videos have been more helpful beyond any description. You are indeed a Godsend to the Burgman Community, and we all owe you a great deal of gratitude and thanks.
I second Liamjs in saying "thank you, thank you, thank you. Job well done"!
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Another very satisfied customer here, Mitch! I don't ride my 400 much these days, riding mostly my 650 however, my wife also has a 400. Between the two, I still have plenty of use from your vids. I've been using your Micbergsma site, not realizing you had an alternate scooter stuff page. Seeing from an earlier poster you have Vespa vids, I'll be looking in on at, as my wife has a 250 GTS. Your work is awesome and, remakes or not, you continue to give a great service to the scooter community. Thanks!
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Mitch, I don't even have a 400 and I have watched some of your vid's. Getting owned by that goose is one of the funnest I have seen.

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Your videos have been a huge help to me also. Thank You for doing this for the Burgman community... and please keep up the good work.
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Thanks Mitch. I use your videos all the time, find them very useful, complete and easy to follow. I also enjoy your VW Bus videos. I appreciate the time and effort you put into making them.
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