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my first townmate

Post  mark.l on Fri 7 Feb - 9:48

Hi All,I stumbled across this forum while searching for parts for a 1990 townmate 80 I have just bought for a whopping £10.
It has been under a tarpaulin in a garden for the last 16 years.I put some oil down the plug and some fresh petrol in and it started 3rd kick  :d\\'-\\': 
I want to get it mot'd but the wheels are beyond repair,anyone know where I can get some pattern or nos ones(done a search and trawled ebay but no luck)
Maybe there are other yamaha model wheels that would bolt straight in?
Thanks in advance,enjoy your Townies,Mark

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Post  JohnW on Fri 7 Feb - 20:24

Welcome aboard, this seller on Gumtree is selling wheels http://www.gumtree.com/p/cars-vans-motorbikes/various-yamaha-townmate-parts/1046544676 trouble is they all tend to rust particularly the back one. Depends how much you want to spend on the bike but it may be worth getting them re-rimmed & spoked. Central Wheel Components can do them http://www.central-wheel.co.uk/ if you cant find someone local.

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Post  mark.l on Sat 8 Feb - 1:38

Thanks JohnW,I think I will look into getting the wheels re rimmed,think this wee bike will be a keeper.
I will check out the links you posted,cheers Mark

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