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New To Scooters?

[26 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,248 views]
Following…by the golden rule

It has been discussed here several times, at least once by me, that some potholes in this city are nothing shy of craters. I have seen massive holes in the roads during fair weather seasons, but nothing compares to the damage done by a violent winter.

New To Scooters?

[7 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 1,166 views]
In it for the long haul…

Planning his first ride out of the city, Scott walks us through his list of …anxieties… I mean, tools. Find out if his vintage scooter made it in one piece inside.

New To Scooters?

[30 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 2,080 views]
Two-wheeler perception test

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has put up two great online Rider Perception tests that challenge your ability to judge dangerous situations on the road, as well as recognize traffic signs.

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.

New To Scooters?

[10 Feb 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,044 views]
Motorcycle Safety School season begins March 1st

We’ve just gotten word from the folks at New York’s Motorcycle Safety School that this year’s season will begin next month on the first.

Scootering In NYC

[18 Sep 2009 | No Comment | 1,104 views]

Thinking of learning to ride a scooter? Vespa Soho and New York’s Motorcycle Safety School have gotten together to organize a meet-and-greet with MSS’s safety instructors.

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.

Around The Web

[15 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 1 views]

CBS news in Denver is reporting some sad news that a scooterist was hit and killed by a car yesterday, riding what appears to be a 50cc Yamaha Vino with a top speed of 35mph in a 45mph zone.