My grandchildren’s first moped....

Moped Lar (OFMC) /
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My first grandchild is due later this month and my second grandchild is due in July. I found this awesome “Moped” on FB yesterday. RobK in Hershey was nice enough to pick it up for me this morning. I’m gonna do a complete restoration on this pedal bike this spring/summer.(edited)

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> Moped Lar (OFMC) Wrote:

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> My first grandchild is due later this month and my second grandchild is

> due in July. I found this awesome “Moped” on FB yesterday. RobK in

> Hershey was nice enough to pick it up for me this morning. I’m gonna do

> a complete restoration on this pedal bike this spring/summer.

That's pretty sweet! Especially being a trike so they don't need to worry about balance.

I recently "acquired" a niece and nephew so I'm excitedly awaiting the purchase of their first balance bikes (pretty cool idea, no pedals but two wheels to practice balancing).

After that...babies first dirt bike!

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Ha . Can't say I've seen one before .

It looks to be in decent condition .

Those babies won't be spoiled one single bit . LOL

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Moped Lar (OFMC) /

I’ve never seen one before either. I don’t ever remember seeing one when I was a kid in the ‘60’s and ‘70’s.

I’m gonna fab a new seat for it, repair the headlight, strip all the chrome bits and spray them with chrome paint. I also want to install a tail light on it. It’ll be a daily rider, not a show piece.

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> Moped Lar (OFMC) Wrote:

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> It’ll be a daily rider, not a show piece.

Good idea . I never seen a kid that didn't crash . Half the time on purpose . ;)

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Jimmy Cincinnati /

I'm excitedly awaiting the purchase of their first balance bikes

They really do a good job, i got one for my nephew and he literally rode the wheels off it. Got him another one and he wore that one out as well. But he basically skipped training wheels altogether once he got a pedal bike.

That has to be late to mid 70's... total copy of a Honda Gyro. Its awesome! Hope they enjoy!

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Moped Lar (OFMC) /

All my research on this scooter points to the ‘60’s. It’s definitely styled similarly to an early Vespa. Made by the Young Lion company.(edited)

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May be a collector's item. Antique Road Show worthy. Cute pedal toy.

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♣Slew Foot♣ /

Lar you should let them find it in a shed and fix it themselves.....

;*))

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Paul Boyer (OFMC) /

Very cool!

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Put a flat reed in there

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No, fix the brakes first! LOL!

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Moped Lar (OFMC) /

Frame off restoration has begun! I wish they would have used steel instead of plastic for some of those pieces. I’ve got a few plastic bits with cracks that need repair. 50+ year old plastic is very brittle.

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:)

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looks like there is enough room for a little motor when they get bigger. Nice find.

just took my grand daughter on a vespa ciao.I sat on the back and let her sit on the seat.

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♣Slew Foot♣ /

Kit it and use a qt50 shaftdrive....

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