Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?

Matthew Westberg /
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It's only spending more time in my garage then it is on the road. I really wish I had the money for a new Tomos, they're not the prettiest things or the most reliable, but they should RUN for the most part.

I love the old motobecane stylings, but I'm no gearhead, I DO believe a man should be able to repair his own vehicles as best he can - and don't get me wrong, I like working on it. But I like riding it more than I like working on it and I'm sick of being embarassed in public by a bike that only has 3000 miles on it.

That said, when it died the following happened: I had a big drop in power, and it started really sputtering - basically, it felt like it was only 'catching' and running on a few strokes (i.e. not burning most of the fuel)... it ran at maybe 5mph for 20 minutes or so as I tried to get home, then it died completely. What might that indicate?

I swear I'd think it was some problem with the spark if I wasn't getting good spark (and the plug has maybe 750 miles on it anyway).

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  Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Topic by: Matthew Westberg Matthew Westberg 10/21/04 06:39PM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: Matthew Westberg Matthew Westberg 10/21/04 06:41PM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: Andy Kochvar Andy Kochvar 10/21/04 06:43PM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: Matthew Westberg Matthew Westberg 10/21/04 06:54PM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: Matthew Westberg Matthew Westberg 10/21/04 06:43PM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: See Ya Moped Army See Ya Moped Army 10/21/04 08:11PM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: Bobby Smith Bobby Smith 10/21/04 08:49PM
  I can relateRe: Dan Adams (50:1) Dan Adams (50:1) 10/21/04 09:07PM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: Randall F Randall F 11/05/04 09:01PM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: Matthew Westberg Matthew Westberg 10/21/04 08:59PM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: Dan Adams (50:1) Dan Adams (50:1) 10/21/04 09:11PM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: Mike Scouty McScoutington Mike Scouty McScoutington 10/21/04 09:46PM
  Zen and moped repair.Re: Steve Murphy Steve Murphy 10/21/04 10:43PM
  Re: Zen and moped repair.Re: Matthew Westberg Matthew Westberg 10/22/04 03:14AM
  Re: Zen and moped repair.Re: Steve Murphy Steve Murphy 10/22/04 09:59AM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: Andy Kochvar Andy Kochvar 10/21/04 11:42PM
  Re: Well, I'm totally fucked now. Help?Re: Brett Walker Brett Walker 10/21/04 11:46PM
  Re: Zen and moped repair.Re: Tab Patterson Tab Patterson 10/22/04 11:15PM
  Re: Zen and moped repair.Re: Matthew Westberg Matthew Westberg 11/01/04 04:36PM
  Re: Zen and moped repair.Re: Harry Howlett Harry Howlett 11/03/04 07:30PM
  Re: Zen and moped repair.Re: David Williams David Williams 11/01/04 09:27PM

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