• Moped of the Day | JC Penney Pinto

    Carl’s new JC Penney Pinto vintage moped Carl has come up with another vintage moped build to add to his collection.   MODS and APPEARANCE Chrome plated gas tank | black painted frame | “blacked” out snowflake mag wheels | ...
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  • 1981 Derbi Variant | The Roach Bike

    MAX’S DERBI VARIANT Max built himself a custom Derbi moped.  Originally a Derbi Variant, now transformed into the Roach Bike.  Max built the Derbi for wheelies, curb hops, ditch bombing, and offroad riding.  “Most mopeds lack the characteristics that an off ...
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  • Moped vs Scooter: What is the Difference?

    Moped vs Scooter   There are several differences between mopeds and scooters. Scooters and motorcycles share more common similarities than the moped. The word moped can be divided into two i.e. motor and pedal. Mopeds are small motorcycles with bicycle ...
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  • Honda Hobbit MLM Swing-arm vs Honda Swing-arm Part 1

    Our first comparison of the new Honda Hobbit MLM Swing-arm against the original slightly modified honda hobbit swing-arm/subframe. The frame arrived nicely wrapped up and packaged from Treatland, great job guys. My first impressions of the frame are that it ...
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  • White Lightning General 5 Star with Sachs 505

    The General 5 star vintage mopeds were made from 1979 to 1985.  It is one of the more popular “top tank” mopeds.  The General 5 star is a clone of the Peugeot TSA model moped. A Minarelli or Sachs engine powered the 5 ...
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  • Moped Rich Problems – Discovering the first problem

    What are moped rich problems? First, let’s start with what Moped Rich means to us at MopedRich.com.  Our definition of moped rich is a person who may not be financially wealthy, but wealthy with vintage mopeds.  Most moped enthusiasts own ...
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  • 1978 JCPenney Pinto – No Keys

    The JCPenney Pinto was a moped sold by JCPenney in the 70’s.  Austrian manufacturer Kromag, built the pinto and used a Puch E50 engine. Pinto mopeds were available in 1, 1.5, and 2hp ratings. Carl purchased the moped stock and ...
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  • Garelli SSXL103 (CHERRY BOB-OMB)

    Alberto Garelli founded Garelli Motorcycles. Manufacturing of Garelli mopeds took place in Italy and then shipped to the United States. One of its vintage moped models is the Garelli SSXL. The “top tank” style moped came equipped with a 49cc horizontal engine. ...
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  • Taste-e-licious.com Vespa Ciao

    Vespa Ciao is a model of vintage mopeds produced by Piaggio from 1967 through 2006.  The Vespa Ciao Deluxe models came with a leading link front suspension and a turn signal system.  The rear rack mount steel containers housed a 6-volt battery as well ...