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Re: Improvisation

Post by fastbob » Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:26 pm

Mississippi Bullfrog wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:47 pm
I think the point that needs to be made here is that Fastbob actually 'fessed up on a public forum to having actually once owned a MZ TS 125.

Brave man! :salute:
I've had two ! Everything about them was like a bike from a parallel universe where the Gumbies had taken over . When you ride one you just can't stop laughing . They used to be cheap as chips but of course now they have become collectable. This is not mine but I had one identical to this . I also had a pale blue one . To be fair , they always started and only broke down occasionally when the plug fouled up . I could never work out how much Two Stroke to put in the tank so I just used to guess . The funniest thing was that the speedo used to go up and down when I revved the engine while the bike wasn't moving . This was due to the horrible vibrations . Note the locking cupboard to keep your Two Stroke , or your vodka , in .
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Re: Improvisation

Post by Mr Fro » Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:44 am

Nothing wrong with MZ/CZ, they're brilliant when you've got naff all money. They aren't fast and they don't handle but they do just keep plodding on.

The CZ twins weren't that vibey but I had an ETZ301 which shook like a jack hammer. Like you said Bob, you just can't help smiling. :-)

They get bonus points from me for never rusting - mine were always coated with a healthy layer of two stroke oil!

I wouldn't mind another one for comedy value but like you said, the weird beards have taken over and they're now collectable so are just too much money for what they are.

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Re: Improvisation

Post by hawkeyefxr » Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:46 pm

Technically speaking the swept braking area is greatly reduce so braking efficiency will be drastically reduced and may cause an accident.
OR, it's a plain bodge uo.
I would have given that a red ticket for an MOT, yes i did do MOT's many moons ago "had" to pass some bikes that had bad brakes, those were the real old bikes.

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