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Post  Duckrider on Sun 8 Jun - 21:56

This is my first post here.

I am an owner of a Townmate T50. I own this green Yamaha for about 10 years.
I bought it in a very bad condition and i work on it hard to rebuild it.
In my country Greece there is no club, or forum for these small motorcycles so i decide to be a member here.

My English are not very well an i  I have need of your tolerance.

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Post  Admin drgaz on Sun 8 Jun - 22:27

Welcome duckrider , you English is good and better than our Greek  :d\\'-\\': 
There are not many T50s about at all, nice to have you here regards Gaz
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Post  Duckrider on Sun 8 Jun - 22:41

Gas, thank you a lot for your wellcome.

Yes, as i can see looking at net for a long time in Europe there are not any T50.
Mine is the classic old one with 3speeds and 6volts electric system.
I decide to change all the lights with leds and an electronic flasher made by me.
I will post my work at the DIY section, as i have a lot of photos.

I also have a black Honda Transalp XL650V2 , i rebuild it in new condition buying parts from Davidsilverspareres.uk.com.

Kind regards

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Post  Admin drgaz on Sun 8 Jun - 22:48

Hi Nick, it would be nice to see your work, I to Have a CB400F and restored that 20 years ago I also used David Silver for parts very good.
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Post  Duckrider on Mon 9 Jun - 0:03

Α CB400F, i have a lot of memories with this motorcycle.

This was my first motorcycle i ever ride. I had to ride this one when I did my first driving lessons for drivers license.

I remember how friendly it was. I want to buy one but as i am 1,89m tall this bike was small for me.
I couldn't ride with my knees on the handlebars.  Laughing 


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Post  Admin drgaz on Mon 9 Jun - 0:18

Hi yes very small hence why I later bought this  :d\\'-\\': 



It was and is an XS1100E fitted with Kawasaki ZRX carbs and a more free flowing exhaust which improved fuel economy and overhaul performance Very Happy
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Post  Duckrider on Mon 9 Jun - 2:45

Admin drgaz (i don't know your name yet) as i can see you owned a lot of motorcycles.
I always like cars.
My first was a 1974 Triumph Spitfire MKIV with 1275cc engine



I bought my first motorcycle the Townmate before 10 years for use going and return from work, but because i like finally this way of driving i bought this one ...











My black beauty, i keep this motorcycle in the best condition, like the first day .

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Post  Admin drgaz on Mon 9 Jun - 3:21

That's nice looks like new ! and also nice to have a classic sports car Triumph spitfire very nice,
I wish I had kept my 3000 Ford Capri GT I was young and it was expensive to run.

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