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Interesting MOPED business
« on: September 09, 2021, 08:02:10 AM »
Sunday Morning Motors in Minnesota...

They specialize in the restoration / sale of European Peddle Mopeds. :thumb: :bow: :cool: :boozing: 

Just thought this was a very interesting niche business...I have seen several of their PUCH mopeds for sale on BaT...

https://vintagemopeds.net/about-us/

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Re: Interesting MOPED business
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2021, 09:27:04 AM »
Wow, some of those are really really slick looking! I used to borrow a neighbors Puch to tool around the neighborhood when I was 13 or so. I shared a paper route with a friend, and we both used a skateboard to deliver papers: a pile of papers on the front of the board weighted down with a brick, and just pushing ourselves from house to house. With the moped, we'd still stack them on the board, but would hold a rope and let the moped pull us along.

I could see myself buying one for picking up six packs from the corner store someday.
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Re: Interesting MOPED business
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2021, 10:59:26 AM »
Wow, some of those are really really slick looking! I used to borrow a neighbors Puch to tool around the neighborhood when I was 13 or so. I shared a paper route with a friend, and we both used a skateboard to deliver papers: a pile of papers on the front of the board weighted down with a brick, and just pushing ourselves from house to house. With the moped, we'd still stack them on the board, but would hold a rope and let the moped pull us along.

I could see myself buying one for picking up six packs from the corner store someday.

Here's a nice example...

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1978-puch-sport-mkii/
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Re: Interesting MOPED business
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2021, 12:30:29 PM »
Peddle:
try to sell (something, especially small goods) by going from house to house or place to place.
    "he peddled art and printing materials around the country"

Pedal:
each of a pair of foot-operated levers used for powering a bicycle or other vehicle propelled by the legs.

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Re: Interesting MOPED business
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2021, 01:33:49 PM »
Just when I'm trying to find a home for My Puch Maxi, I even looked into making it electric.
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Re: Interesting MOPED business
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2021, 01:56:25 PM »
There is a great thread on ADV posted by a guy who electrified an older sadly neglected Vespa.
https://advrider.com/f/threads/vespa-p125-200-project-now-gone-electric.1381662/
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Re: Interesting MOPED business
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2021, 03:01:10 PM »
  Yes yes, kits available to electrify many things. Its another open your wallet, turn and cough....or smile and relax?
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