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Old 05-15-2014, 06:50 AM   #1
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Tomos

might upload pics, but anyway, i got a tomos flexer last year at a great deal, ive used it all winter and pretty much most the summer, its a hoot to ride, weighs maybe 30KG. i get the foorpegs down around every corner and i fell off it!
anyway specs are:
standard motor and gearing
modified reeds for a little better flow
airbox has a snorkle, so now i can ride through REALLY deep water
extra mian beam as the -10W bulbs are useless in winter here.
there is more but i forgot
had some knobbly studded tyres for winter on it and it worked amazing.
highly recommend anyone buying one.
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Old 05-15-2014, 06:24 PM   #2
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I've had 3 Tomos mopeds, 2 STs (formerly called a Targa) and a Sprint. All 3 had the A35 engine. All mine had pedals. Cornering required having the inside pedal up and the outside pedal down.
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Old 08-21-2014, 01:59 PM   #3
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They are nice looking scooters or...modpeds?
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Old 08-21-2014, 03:42 PM   #4
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mopeds!!!

I have a group of friend that are absolutely insane about those peds...

If I was not so large framed i would love to blast one of the Tomas's around the city.
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Old 08-21-2014, 03:45 PM   #5
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Where can I buy a brand new one? I heard they're about a grand for a brand new two-stroke.
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Old 08-21-2014, 06:06 PM   #6
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Where can I buy a brand new one? I heard they're about a grand for a brand new two-stroke.
Unfortunately tomos is not really in the game in the US anymore. There are probably some Midwest dealers with inventory, but none in California that I know of.

The problem is, parts. Aftermarket I'm sure is still available, but inside parts, like clutches and the sprags in the trans etc, n springs, wear item..... Likely unavailable once current supply runs out.

Great bikes, have had multiples of them, piled on tens of thousands of miles on em.
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Old 08-21-2014, 11:57 PM   #7
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If you want a moped, look for a Puch stepthrough E50 (Maxi, Newport) They have been out of production for 30 years, but every single part is still available (but the frame) and likely will be for decades. I have a Newport, it runs fine, but I am also too big for it.
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Old 08-27-2014, 12:06 PM   #8
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bit fo an update on this, been riding it nearly daily, not a single problem, anyway, decided to upgrade a little bit, got a massive box of parts from the US. its now running a 70cc cylinder high comp head, massive 21mm carb, chamber and some mild porting, still running it in, will dyno it soon and find out what power it makes. its a total blast to ride now, the wheels spins! over 60KMH uphill, on only half throttle!
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Old 08-27-2014, 01:58 PM   #9
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bit fo an update on this, been riding it nearly daily, not a single problem, anyway, decided to upgrade a little bit, got a massive box of parts from the US. its now running a 70cc cylinder high comp head, massive 21mm carb, chamber and some mild porting, still running it in, will dyno it soon and find out what power it makes. its a total blast to ride now, the wheels spins! over 60KMH uphill, on only half throttle!
YOu know it didn't happen unless you have photo or video to prove it. :Haha:
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Old 08-27-2014, 03:09 PM   #10
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bit fo an update on this, been riding it nearly daily, not a single problem, anyway, decided to upgrade a little bit, got a massive box of parts from the US. its now running a 70cc cylinder high comp head, massive 21mm carb, chamber and some mild porting, still running it in, will dyno it soon and find out what power it makes. its a total blast to ride now, the wheels spins! over 60KMH uphill, on only half throttle!
from treatland.tv?
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:22 AM   #11
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from treatland.tv?
yeah, alukit party supreme, will get a vid tomorrow on the way to work if i remember to take my camera
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Old 09-04-2014, 01:29 PM   #12
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pow. pics of the motor after a few km.
and pow pic of both bikes, my vf had a fallout with a hairpin turn in a tunnel and is about to go under the operating table for winter
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