First, let us say that we put our trust into the hands of some very experienced mechanics. Once you are through the curve, you twist the throttle again and the TriRad is quickly once again climbing past 30 mph! Yet while that relationship to scooters goes back so far, the restoration scene is really starting to take off more recently. He was very thorough in explaining the mechanics and informing me. I had to make several trips from Rogers Park because of his inability to handle my order appropriately. When you sit on it for the first time, your eyes examine the components and controls that are polished to a mirror-like finish.
The customer then thanked him and left. It is a perfect balance of reliability, performance, beauty and sound. These are pics after racing stripes , numbers and clear coating. Come stop by our brand new showroom conveniently located minutes from the University of Maryland. A restored 1977 Puch TriRad moped that will knock your socks off! Here is your chance to own something that few people ever will.
They're cooler, more fun, easier to work on and are owned by some of the best humans on earth and I've met a lot of people. I follow this checklist everytime I get a new bike in needing restoration. The TriRad is very smooth and much more powerful than the old moped you had as a kid. It will be coming back to get a total restoration in a few months. It features a reliable single speed automatic E50 engine that is no more difficult to operate than a bicycle, but will effortlessly propel you to 30 mph! If you are interested in this bike, contact us because we could move it up in the schedule of moped restoration so you are able to blast down the road by the time the snow is gone. With our high standards and factory specifications from our engineers, our scooters are rebuilt to show and ride just like new. We restore the Vespas the correct way.
The chrome which is in perfect shape, as well as every metal part was also meticulously polished, even the parts that are not visible. Then came time to reassemble the scooter. Sexy, beautiful and an absolutely perfect custom Puch Magnum that will take your breath away. We are a full time, professionally trained team that specialize in rotisserie restoration and service of classic vintage scooters. These dudes are the real deal. For our friends with scooters, minibikes and other vehicles we do not service at Detroit Moped Works, please check our to get the assistance you need! Full on the entire moped.
I suggest that you avoid this place unless you want to get lots of attitude and the wrong parts. This moped has a mildly modified rebuilt engine and carb and cruises nicely at around 35 mph. Our friends at made this informative video to help explain the differences between mopeds and scooters. Rebuilt engine, carb and transmission assembly, rebuilt wheels, new tires and many more parts! Lots of torque, very dependable and amazingly fun to ride. Bad business all the way around! If you are into options, we have a few of them as well. New title, current tabs and less than 50 miles on the odometer! We do simple repairs, custom builds, total restoration, painting, engine rebuilding, control cable replacement and more for your vintage scooters and mopeds.
Every part on this bike has been rebuilt, replaced or restored. ScooterDoc is locally owned and operated by Rich, a Military Veteran and life long resident of Southern California. It is also lightweight, mechanically tight and hugs every curve and corner that you encounter, giving you a reassuring nod. Restoration quality: An important note - many scooters are restores hastily and a fair amount of them are not done well. It is now back in our inventory and awaits a new home.
If cylinder is badly scored, replace cylinder or have cylinder bored out and replace piston with next oversized piston. Will gave an indication of good riddance to the customer. Time is reporting that a growing vintage Italian scooter restoration scene is in full swing in India. . All rubber, plastic, leather, aged aluminum trim cover, electrical wires, and harness are thrown away.
Rebuild all gears and clutch assembly. We use original parts whenever possible, when it's not possible we use the best replacement parts available the majority being made by Scootopia. All pictures below are actual scooters that have been shipped to customers. Since then he has treated clients and their bikes like royalty. The windshield can be removed in a matter of seconds but you have already decided to leave it always attached. Every mechanical component was disassembled, cleaned, inspected, rebuilt, adjusted and tested.