Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

I asked on reddit this question, but it’s the MA opinion I respect more. I would totally appreciate anyone’s input on whether mags or spokes look best on my Newport. It’s a really tough call for me as they both look really good, though I’m leaning a bit towards the spokes. Thanks!

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Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Moped Lar (OFMC) /

Nice set of highly polished Spokes.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

A couple diff angles

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Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

> Moped Lar (OFMC) Wrote:

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> Nice set of highly polished Spokes.

That would look sick, I have some here but they are not mine

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Jeremy Homser /

I would go with the mags. They are stronger than those thin early spoke rims like the one in your picture. If you had the late style spokes then that would be a different story.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

I think white wall tires look good on spokes.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Maybe mags , color matched to the frame , with white walls .

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

On that bike with original paint..... spokes. Snowflakes also have terrible brakes, most of the time.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

> P D Wrote:

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> Maybe mags , color matched to the frame , with white walls .

I thought about color matching to the frame, since I have that color. Thanks for the comment PD!

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Spokes with white walls. classic.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Johnny Braaapp /

Spokes man.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Spokes. Sell me the mags!

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Hepatitis J [OFMC] /

Spokes are always cooler than mags. Whitewalls are never cool. Put it in the wiki

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Mike Scouty McScoutington /

I'm strongly in the one of each camp. I run a mag and a spoke on all of my bikes and have for the better part of 2 decades. I really love the look. I'm working on a couple of Tomos right now and I'm running 2 different mags on each of those bikes.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Spokes, but the stronger ones with the drop center rim, painted black with a thin red pinstripe.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

roots to wings /

Mags all day. Not a fan of whitewalls though

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

> Mike Scouty McScoutington Wrote:

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> I'm strongly in the one of each camp. I run a mag and a spoke on all of

> my bikes and have for the better part of 2 decades. I really love the

> look. I'm working on a couple of Tomos right now and I'm running 2

> different mags on each of those bikes.

🤣 I do this too. Mag in the back spoke up front

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Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Spokes!

But if you decide mags then 5 star is the only way to go!

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Mike Scouty McScoutington /

> EH FCC of the QCB Wrote:

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> > Mike Scouty McScoutington Wrote:

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> > I'm strongly in the one of each camp. I run a mag and a spoke on all

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> > my bikes and have for the better part of 2 decades. I really love the

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> > look. I'm working on a couple of Tomos right now and I'm running 2

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> > different mags on each of those bikes.

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> 🤣 I do this too. Mag in the back spoke up front

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See, this guy knows what's up.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

That's tough on that bike, normally would say spokes....but I really like the black mags with the whitewalls...in this case, normally I'm all about highly polished chrome spokes.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Mags....simply the best all around.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Dont listen to the MAGAt^^

Why not one of each?

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

I'm digging the black mags on that newport.

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up shits creek /

White walls and spokes. (this is my wife's)

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Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

^ One sharp looking bike!

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Yes, that Newport is quite fresh! I have a Biturbo (yay) on my Newport, but seeing that techno on yours, i might throw the one i got lying around on it. My Newport is stock though, but it does look good. The cream Newport is just a true vintage looking moped that just encapsulates the essence of what a moped is, it does to me at least. A stock Newport should be left alone, but I had to throw whitewalls on mine, then thought about how a black mag would look with the whitewalls. I've decided to roll one mag and one spoke since i'm not fully sold on the mags, since the spokes make it look 70's where the Mags look more like the 80's.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

up shits creek /

That one's been rebuilt with needle bearing crank and dmp kit. She got mad she couldn't keep up. :) does 40-45 now and gets there pretty quick on 16 40 gearing.

Re: Please chime in, Mags or Spokes on this Newport?

Nice, with a Biturbo i get maybe 32 mph. I have a DMP on another Puch with a Proma which came with the bike, so i dont know if its a stock crank or not, but its so reliable and has never let me do the pedal of shame. I do have a polini cylinder, piston and intake, which i wanted to put on a magnum but now im considering the Newport. Will post if i do.

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