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Moped Enthusiasts
« on: November 07, 2012, 07:48:41 AM »

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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2012, 08:19:46 AM »
That red and black one looks great!
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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2012, 10:39:22 AM »
Wow! Loads of work put into it!
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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2012, 12:09:01 PM »
I like the black and red one. Oh no, its next to Bob in the cabbage field, my mistake. So they are quite a bit quicker then?

 Hmm, better belt up or I will be the next to park somewhere embarrassing when someone has a picky box handy, if the evidence does not already exist.
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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2012, 02:06:17 PM »
Can anybody explain what the knuckle dusters do on this bike?

I can see that they are connected to a bowden cable and presumably control something, but what?

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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2012, 10:14:21 AM »
and one for Jonathan.

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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2012, 12:09:34 PM »
and one for Jonathan.


Saw it already on FB ;)

It's lovely, looks great condition!

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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2012, 08:09:12 AM »
Interesting

From website of unusual vehicle photos - some better than others.

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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2012, 08:55:52 AM »
Well I like them. Alleged to have bust Ariel etc. though.
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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2012, 09:41:35 AM »
Is that Stuart Hall in the centre - It's a knockout?

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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2012, 10:30:27 AM »
looks a bit like david jacobs to me . they are a knockout aren't they ;)


i thought you had started an area   ( see beginning of this post ) for moped brigade , if so why on earth are all these moped threads coming up on RUM which has nothing to do with Mopeds . scooters i can get as there are many connections between cabin scooters and scooters - engines , manufacturers etc. mopeds very little connection at all
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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2012, 11:04:35 AM »
This is the moped enthusiasts area.  I just started a thread in the Off Topic Lounge.  Don't tell me that the Off Topic Lounge is now only for Microcars?

I have five Sans Permis microcars all with 50cc moped engines.  The local cyclemotor club were fantastic in sourcing some new rings for my Flipper which now runs well - Sachs  two speed automatic engine.

Many microcar owners are also enthusiastic moped riders so I think there is a link.  More so than the mobility scooters which are tenuously connected to Invalid carriages - obviousness very little to do with microcars (Especially the AC Acedes ones).

But there again, what about Shaun's recent posting about the Villiers engined mobility scooter -  possible links there.

Its quite a grey area and I suppose we are all interested in many different vehicles (even planes and especially microcars that look like planes).  The main thing we are all interested in  is microcars.
Some preferring to keep the forum completely devoid of anything except microcars - Unusual or do Isettas and Messerschmitts qualify?

I will resist commenting on anything other than Microcars before I am burned at the stake.


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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2012, 12:27:14 PM »
I think it is a good idea to air these things in the off topic forum I have Ferguson tractors as well as a bond and isetta my wife hates micros but loves tractors and steamers and mopeds have a fair bit in common with micros
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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #13 on: December 15, 2012, 01:10:30 PM »
Thats the general Idea, its for any subject you like but most topics generaly have some vague connection, old, has an engine, you get the idea. As Barry pointed out earlier, this lounge can keep things ticking over whilst there are luls in the microcar chat. Its not rocket science, now there's an idea for a thread!

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Re: Moped Enthusiasts
« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2012, 01:43:10 PM »
okay but one other thing whilst we are sorting it out . we must be much more reluctant to bushwhack a subject . we all do it . if a subject is e.g. 9E carburretors next minute it 's on motorcycles for the rest of the thread and it's all jumbled . we should be more likely to open another topic than take one over with our " hobbyhorse " like others i will often open a thread purely cos it's so quiet with nothing happening .if more micro stuff was posted then less other stuff would be i think.
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