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    Default Tomos motorcycles/scooters/mopeds

    I have seen these small motorcycles called Tomos at various dealerships around the city, and at first glance, they appear to be the perfect solution to my city commute.
    However, I have never heard of Tomos.
    Where are they made?
    Are they any good?
    Anyone know much about them?

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    they're made in yugoslavia.. or what used to be yugoslavia, and then get imported over here. they're two strokes, and they do their job. genereally their quality isnt as good as some of the japanese/other european scooters, but their price is a little better.

    if you look hard enough, you can find older honda/derbi/etc mopeds for pretty cheap, but they'll be older.

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    If they are the same quality as Yugoslavian cars, (Yugo, Dacia, etc.) then Thanks for the warning.

    Damn! I was hoping they were Czech or something (Skoda quality - pretty good) or maybe Spanish.

    I appreciate your suggestions. I am looking for more of a 'motorcycle style" of commuter. The Derbi & Aprilias are very expensive.
    Hmmm. Maybe one of those late eighties CB250 4 stroke thumpers will do. Hard to find them, though.

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    What about those 50cc bikes that you can ride atthe age of 14 is that one of them

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    Yerp!

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    How much do they go for? and can you give me some information on the dealerships you have seen them at?

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    $2300!

    They actually look ok.

    Are they feces?

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    jesus... for 2500 I'd sell my '02 BWs....

    not even 300 kms, and it's actually reliable.

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    I like the idea of scooters. The BW is cool, and the new Vespa is very nice indeed.
    However, I want a motorcycle-style commuter. Sort of like a Cagiva Mito, or a Derbi. Too pricey, tho.
    However moderately priced alternatives are non existant.

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    you havent seen the number of YSRs for sale?

    if you want a little motorcycle, you could get a ysr.

    there's 2 YSRs for sale in calgary right now, the pair for 2 grand. I think one already has a ysr80 engine in it, and the other comes with a spare 50cc..

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    I can tell you that the yugoslavian version Tomos bikes are awesome. No lie, my grandparents have 2 Tomos mopeds (they live in Yugoslavia), and that is what they use to get around. They have had theirs with NO problems for 30 years!! I rode them as a kid. One of them will also pedal like a bike.... pretty cool.

    The "Yugo" car was a shitbox built for export. The popular car over there was a "Zastava", a car built in Yugoslavia under Fiat licence. Also VERY reliable.

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    I hope the crap-for-export model isn't being followed with these Tomos bikes. They look about right for my commute.

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    if you get one, let me know how it is.

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    Tomos mopeds are exactly what they're made for - to get around cheaply and comfortably. The product quality is not bad, we had very few problems and we had the line since 1999 (we are Toronto Mopeds, see us at www.torontomopeds.com). And now with the new 2005 models coming on stream (see them at the Tomos Canada website at www.tomoscanada.ca) scooters will be a lot less appealing, at least in Ontario, where one can ride a moped with a straight car licence, as long as the bikes have the pedals. The new high torque engine (A55) has oil injection, automatic choke, CDI ignition and starts with a kick but it has the electric starter standard as well.
    If you have any technical questions, I'll be glad to anser in this space.
    We have been around mopeds since 1982.

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    dude guy has been banned for who knows how long, dont be a noob

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    The information and discussion is still relevant, despite the fact that the original user has been banned.
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    Originally posted by r3cc0s
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