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Some moped related links fit nicely into a category but others are just generally related to mopeds. This is a good respository for links that will hopefully be categorized more specifically at some point.
 
Some moped related links fit nicely into a category but others are just generally related to mopeds. This is a good respository for links that will hopefully be categorized more specifically at some point.
  
== Miscellaneous Moped Links ==
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==General Info==
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[http://www.howstuffworks.com/two-stroke.htm How Two Stroke Engines Work]
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: A very well done informative site on the workings of the two stroke engine. Check it out if you want to know how your engine really works.
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[irc://irc.freenode.net/#mopedarmy Moped Army IRC chat]
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: Live IRC chat, mostly busy in late afternoons/evenings.  This requires an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_IRC_clients irc client].
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[http://www.puchmoped.blogspot.com/ Puch Moped Visual Vocabulary]
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: Visual guide to [[Puch]] mopeds.
  
[http://www.kbb.com/ Blue Book Values]
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[http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,1607,7-127-1627_8666_9064-25388,00.html Riding a Moped Safely]
: This is a pretty cool service. It gives you the Blue Book value for your moped. The selection is a bit limited, but is worth checking out.
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: This is the online version of the pamphlet the State of Michigan gives you when you get your moped registered.
  
[http://www.ianchadwick.com/motorcycles/britbikes/ British Motorcycle Manufacturers]
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[http://www.motorradführerschein-kosten.de/ Driver's License Fees (german)]
: A comprehensive site listing manufacturer's histories. Some of these companies made mopeds too. There is some valuable historical info lodged in there.
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: A sleek site thats breaks down all costs for a moped & motorcycle license in Germany.
  
[http://www.brommerforum.nl Brommerforum.nl]
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==Repair/Performance==
: The biggest moped forum in the Netherlands. With lots of know-how and experienced users. You will start out in the beginnersforum (BeF), but after 2 weeks you get full posting rights.
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{{See also|Repair manual links}},  
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{{See also|Repair tutorial videos}}
  
 
[http://www.clubplug.net/cross.html ClubPlug.net]
 
[http://www.clubplug.net/cross.html ClubPlug.net]
 
: I handy cross reference website for all sorts of Spark Plugs.
 
: I handy cross reference website for all sorts of Spark Plugs.
 
[http://www.carlsalter.com/honda-c90.html C90 Honda Green Lane Project]
 
: About my Honda C90, includes tuning tips, the manual and lots of silliness!
 
 
[http://www.cycleservices.org/benefits.htm Cycle Services]
 
: This service will offer you emergency road side assistance on your moped for $42.00 a year, including a ride to a service station in a certified Motorcycle carrier even do some minor repairs. If you're planning a really long multi-day ride then this could be worth looking into. It's also worth nothing that AAA won't two your moped, so a service like this is one of your only options for help if you get a flat, cracked frame, seized, etc.
 
 
[http://expresslymopeds.50megs.com/ Expressly Mopeds]
 
: There's some info and photos about the Urban Express, but watch our for all the pop-up banner ads.
 
 
[http://wmuma.com/moped78/ Extreme moped trip]
 
: This webpage is all about one mans trip through the Yukon on his trusty moped.
 
 
[http://motorradauktion.de/index.html German Ebay Moped Only Auction Site]
 
: This is a strange section of Ebay that seems to be totally devoted to Mopeds, and Mokicks. It is all in german, so keep your dictionary handy.
 
  
 
[http://www.scooterworks.com/003.pdf Getting your Scooter Ready for Winter]
 
[http://www.scooterworks.com/003.pdf Getting your Scooter Ready for Winter]
 
: This is a very complete article about preparing a scooter for winter storage, but applies to mopeds too. Be sure to read this before the weather turns snowy. Note, this is a link to a PDF file.
 
: This is a very complete article about preparing a scooter for winter storage, but applies to mopeds too. Be sure to read this before the weather turns snowy. Note, this is a link to a PDF file.
 
[http://www.geocities.com/honda_gyro_canopy/Gyropageone.html Gyro Canopy]
 
: A site focusing specifically on the canopy of the Honda Gyro.
 
 
[http://www.100megsfree4.com/honda/h0050/express.htm Honda Express History]
 
: This site goes through the history of the Honda Express, and all of the different model variants. It has a photo of the changes from each year, and a brief description of the moped. A great resource for Honda Express enthusiasts.
 
 
[http://www.howstuffworks.com/two-stroke.htm How Two Stroke Engines Work]
 
: A very well done informative site on the workings of the two stroke engine. Check it out if you want to know how your engine really works.
 
  
 
[http://hobbies.expertvillage.com/interviews/moped-repair.htm Instructional Moped Videos]
 
[http://hobbies.expertvillage.com/interviews/moped-repair.htm Instructional Moped Videos]
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[http://www.itslookingup.com/moped/moped.htm ItsLookingUp Moped Stuff]
 
[http://www.itslookingup.com/moped/moped.htm ItsLookingUp Moped Stuff]
 
: A variety of moped resources hosted by one of the forum regulars. Mainly scanned manuals.
 
: A variety of moped resources hosted by one of the forum regulars. Mainly scanned manuals.
 
 
[http://www.mopedcountry.com Moped Country]
 
: Documents the journey of three guys who went coast-to-coast in the summer of 2007 (two of them on Tomos mopeds).  The journey was based around a fund-raiser for the S.D. Ireland Cancer Research Fund and The American Cancer Society.
 
 
 
[http://www.mo-ped.se/ Mo-ped.se]
 
: Swedish site featuring tons of photos on many different moped brands. There is very little content in English, but well worth checking out for the photos.
 
 
[http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~pattle/nacc/arc0323.htm Mobylettes of the 1960s]
 
: A wonderful table that show what models where manufactured what years and explains a bit about the naming of the models. This is a great resource on 60's Mobylettes.
 
 
[irc://irc.freenode.net/#mopedarmy Moped Army IRC chat]
 
: Live IRC chat, mostly busy in late afternoons/evenings.  This requires an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_IRC_clients irc client].
 
 
[http://www.ake.fi/mopo/moped_madness.html Moped Madness Game]
 
: An awsome online moped navigation game. Fun, Difficult, and not in English.
 
  
 
[http://blizzard.rwic.und.edu/~nordlie/moped/ Moped Repair Tutorial]
 
[http://blizzard.rwic.und.edu/~nordlie/moped/ Moped Repair Tutorial]
 
: A great Moped repair resource. come here if you have any problems, and are looking for help.
 
: A great Moped repair resource. come here if you have any problems, and are looking for help.
  
[http://www.mopedmadness.tk/ MopedMadness]
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[http://www.race-tech.com/ Race tech]
: Moped Madness is a small site where we release our twisted ideas involving mopeds with detailed stories, photos and movies.
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: A good site to visit if you are looking to build a custom suspension for your bike. These guys seem to know their stuff.
  
[http://utenti.tripod.it/quepo/ Old Mopeds, Scooters & Motorcycles from Italia!]
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[http://twowheelers.tripod.com/TSparkplug.html Spark Plug Wear Guide]
: Located in Italy, this site might be a good place to start looking for an old italian bike or parts for one.
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: A nice page that shows damaged spark plugs, and how they got that way. If you are having plug problems compare it to these pictures.
  
[http://www.puchforum.net/ Puchforum.net]
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==Services==
: Dutch Puch Maxi community, everything you want to know, just ask it here...
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[http://www.kbb.com/ Blue Book Values]
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: This is a pretty cool service. It gives you the Blue Book value for your moped. The selection is a bit limited, but is worth checking out.
  
[http://www.puchmoped.blogspot.com/ Puch Moped Visual Vocabulary]
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[http://www.cycleservices.org/benefits.htm Cycle Services]
: Visual guide to [[Puch]] mopeds.
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: This service will offer you emergency road side assistance on your moped for $42.00 a year, including a ride to a service station in a certified Motorcycle carrier even do some minor repairs. If you're planning a really long multi-day ride then this could be worth looking into. It's also worth nothing that AAA won't tow your moped, so a service like this is one of your only options for help if you get a flat, cracked frame, seized, etc.
  
[http://www.mopedriders.org/article_view.php?faq=2&fldAuto=19 Puch Service Manual]
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[http://motorradauktion.de/index.html German Ebay Moped Only Auction Site]
: Good scans of an entire Puch service manual.
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: This is a strange section of Ebay that seems to be totally devoted to Mopeds, and Mokicks. It is all in German, so keep your dictionary handy.
  
[http://www.race-tech.com/ Race tech]
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==Tires==
: A good site to visit if you are looking to build a custom suspension for your bike. These guys seem to know their stuff.
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[http://www.motorcyclemaniacstore.com Motorcycle Maniac Store - Motorcycle and Moped Tires]
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: Motorcycle Tires, Moped Tires, Motorcycle Apparel and Accessories.
  
[http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,1607,7-127-1627_8666_9064-25388,00.html Riding a Moped Safely]
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==Adventures==
: This is the online version of the pamphlet the State of Michigan gives you when you get your moped registered.
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[http://wmuma.com/moped78/ Extreme moped trip]
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: This webpage is all about one mans trip through the Yukon on his trusty moped.
  
[http://cq-search.ebay.com/search/search.dll?MfcISAPICommand=GetResult&ht=1&ebaytag1=ebayreg&query=%28moped%2Cmopeds%29&query2=moped+mopeds&search_option=2&exclude=&category0=&minPrice=&maxPrice=&ebaytag1code=0&st=&SortProperty=MetaEndSort Search for Mopeds on eBay]
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[http://www.mopedcountry.com Moped Country]
: There are usually lots of moped related things on sale off of eBay. You can search by location, which is particularly valuable when buying full mopeds. This is a great place to find documentation too.
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: Documents the journey of three guys who went coast-to-coast in the summer of 2007 (two of them on Tomos mopeds). The journey was based around a fund-raiser for the S.D. Ireland Cancer Research Fund and The American Cancer Society.
 
 
[http://www.servi-cycle.com Simplex Motorcycle]
 
: A great site dedicated the Simplex manufactured from the 1930's to the 1960's with a wonderful model history section, and many picture galleries.
 
 
 
[http://twowheelers.tripod.com/TSparkplug.html Spark Plug Wear Guide]
 
: A nice page that shows damaged spark plugs, and how they got that way. If you are having plug problems compare it to these pictures.
 
  
[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6680675022748676645 Mabecane 1977 Motobecane restoration]
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[http://www.mopedtosouthamerica.com/ Moped to South America]
: A complete engine rebuild on a 77 Motobecane 50 V model.
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: A website about the most epic of moped journeys -- California to Tierra del Fuego.
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http://sizzlerificandthefizzlicious.blogspot.com/]
 
:We bring you the Glory of Sizzle and the Agony of the Fizzle.  
 
  
  
 
[[Category:Moped links]]
 
[[Category:Moped links]]

Latest revision as of 05:50, 28 May 2013

Some moped related links fit nicely into a category but others are just generally related to mopeds. This is a good respository for links that will hopefully be categorized more specifically at some point.

General Info

How Two Stroke Engines Work

A very well done informative site on the workings of the two stroke engine. Check it out if you want to know how your engine really works.

Moped Army IRC chat

Live IRC chat, mostly busy in late afternoons/evenings. This requires an irc client.

Puch Moped Visual Vocabulary

Visual guide to Puch mopeds.

Riding a Moped Safely

This is the online version of the pamphlet the State of Michigan gives you when you get your moped registered.

Driver's License Fees (german)

A sleek site thats breaks down all costs for a moped & motorcycle license in Germany.

Repair/Performance

See also: Repair manual links, See also: Repair tutorial videos

ClubPlug.net

I handy cross reference website for all sorts of Spark Plugs.

Getting your Scooter Ready for Winter

This is a very complete article about preparing a scooter for winter storage, but applies to mopeds too. Be sure to read this before the weather turns snowy. Note, this is a link to a PDF file.

Instructional Moped Videos

Various videos walking you through repair operations. Hosted by Expert Village.

ItsLookingUp Moped Stuff

A variety of moped resources hosted by one of the forum regulars. Mainly scanned manuals.

Moped Repair Tutorial

A great Moped repair resource. come here if you have any problems, and are looking for help.

Race tech

A good site to visit if you are looking to build a custom suspension for your bike. These guys seem to know their stuff.

Spark Plug Wear Guide

A nice page that shows damaged spark plugs, and how they got that way. If you are having plug problems compare it to these pictures.

Services

Blue Book Values

This is a pretty cool service. It gives you the Blue Book value for your moped. The selection is a bit limited, but is worth checking out.

Cycle Services

This service will offer you emergency road side assistance on your moped for $42.00 a year, including a ride to a service station in a certified Motorcycle carrier even do some minor repairs. If you're planning a really long multi-day ride then this could be worth looking into. It's also worth nothing that AAA won't tow your moped, so a service like this is one of your only options for help if you get a flat, cracked frame, seized, etc.

German Ebay Moped Only Auction Site

This is a strange section of Ebay that seems to be totally devoted to Mopeds, and Mokicks. It is all in German, so keep your dictionary handy.

Tires

Motorcycle Maniac Store - Motorcycle and Moped Tires

Motorcycle Tires, Moped Tires, Motorcycle Apparel and Accessories.

Adventures

Extreme moped trip

This webpage is all about one mans trip through the Yukon on his trusty moped.

Moped Country

Documents the journey of three guys who went coast-to-coast in the summer of 2007 (two of them on Tomos mopeds). The journey was based around a fund-raiser for the S.D. Ireland Cancer Research Fund and The American Cancer Society.

Moped to South America

A website about the most epic of moped journeys -- California to Tierra del Fuego.