Author Archives: Jim

About Jim

I like the simplicity of scooters, their classic design and the quirky people that ride and restore them.

Nzeta 501 Scotty

Nzeta 501 Scotty The NZeta from original condition when I first saw her in 1981 at a garage I was working at. The owners manual that was in the seat compartment has a New Plymouth address on it and a … Continue reading

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Cezeta 501 Jim

Cezeta 501 Jim Progress with the 501 has been slow but things are starting to take shape. I’m doing a dry run to see what bits I still need to get for it before getting it painted. The donor bike … Continue reading

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Nzeta 501 Douglas

Nzeta 501 Douglas Looking very smart.

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Nzeta 502 Ian

Nzeta 502 Ian Latest pictures from Ian, across the ditch with his 502.    

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Nzeta 501 Douglas

Nzeta 501 Douglas Latest from Douglas as his 501 has been painted.

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Nzeta 501 Douglas

Nzeta 501 Douglas The front suspension back together with new shock and rubber. Lots of bits and pieces media blasted and powder coated in as near original colour as I could find. Brakes relined New tires bought and wheels rebuilt … Continue reading

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Nzeta 501 Douglas

Nzeta 501 Douglas This NZeta 501 belonging to Douglas is taking shape as time and parts permit. With some rust to be removed there will be a bit of work to be done. “Took me three days to get the … Continue reading

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