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Scootering In NYC

[6 Jul 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,235 views]
Title Woes: We Need Your Help

While we’re proud of our scooter knowledge here at NYCS Towers, even our healthy egos will begrudgingly admit (on occasion) that we don’t know everything two-wheeled related. We need your help assisting a fellow rider with title woes.

New To Scooters?

[28 Feb 2011 | 8 Comments | 6,151 views]
UPDATE: No title Vespa legal!!!

A while back, I posted an article about the trials and tribulations of getting legal paperwork for your scooter, if you happened to purchase it without a proper title. The scoot is now on the road – find out how…

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[2 Dec 2010 | 7 Comments | 7,112 views]
Buying a scooter without a title

Have you seen the scooter of your dreams but it doesn’t have a title? Scott dives into what’s involved in getting the bike on the road. Are there headaches ahead?

New To Scooters?

[8 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 1,021 views]
A long way from ‘Carefree’

I hoped that after a “get-to-know-you” period, my rides would become more carefree. Time to think again.

New To Scooters?

[23 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 1,105 views]
Safety First!

Thinking of obtaining your license by taking the Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course? Click on inside to read Scott’s take on the experience.

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[8 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 1,520 views]
Hurry up and wait…

Scott decides to take a riding lesson, fix his bike, register it, get a permit, and transfer a license all in the space of twenty-four hours. Oh boy.

New To Scooters?

[6 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 1,154 views]

In short, earlier this week, I lost my license plate. I’ve been using industrial Velcro for the past four months to pull the plate easily whenever I parked. During that time the Velcro has lost its strength.

New To Scooters?

[18 May 2009 | No Comment | 1,199 views]
Street Legal

6 weeks or so since taking the MSS 3 day Basic Rider Course, and 2 and a half months or so since beginning the entire process, here I am street legal. Finally.

If I learned one thing through this entire process is that it took a lot longer than I imagined, but as my girlfriend pointed out over the weekend, perhaps this is one process that shouldn’t be rushed.

New To Scooters?

[16 May 2009 | No Comment | 1,025 views]
My test waiver finally arrives

6 weeks to the day, my test waiver finally arrives. You’ll forgive me for blurring the details. True to the email update I got from MSS, it arrived the first week the DMV started issuing them for ’09.

New To Scooters?

[14 May 2009 | No Comment | 1,169 views]

If you’ve been following our learning to ride section you’ll know that I took my Basic Rider Course with New York’s Motorcycle Safety School back at the end of March. You’ll also know that my expectation at the time was to get my test waiver immediately upon completing the three-day course.