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Scootering In NYC

[8 Apr 2011 | 4 Comments | 1,222 views]
Function Over Fashion

I have to admit, my vintage Vespa is my baby. I bought it from a guy who treated it as such, so when it finally arrived in my hands, there was really nothing to do to it, cosmetically. I wanted my first scooter to be a good running machine.

Scootering In NYC

[7 Feb 2011 | 3 Comments | 2,683 views]
Spotted in NYC: Parking in style

I envy this guy’s (gal’s?) cojones. Parking parallel to the curb? Check. Hi-viz traffic cones? Check. Got to love how this scoot commands its rightful parking space on the mean streets of Manhattan’s East Village.

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[20 Sep 2010 | One Comment | 2,555 views]
A day amongst “Odd Classics”

Scott joins the NY Scooter Club for a ride to Westchester to see America’s preeminent collection of vintage scooter oddities. Click on inside to see what he found.

New To Scooters?

[6 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,294 views]
First great ride with a destination

First ride with a destination, first longer ride with a passenger, first ride in the rain. A whole ton of firsts.

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[8 Sep 2009 | No Comment | 1,529 views]
NYC Scootering stickering ’09

This weekend, the NYC Scootering team began its first wave of hitting the streets to bring our shiny new stickers to your scoot. If you let curiosity get the better of you and this is your first time visiting the site, welcome. Click on inside to learn more.

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[27 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 821 views]
Thursday April 30-Sunday May 3: NYC Mods vs. Rockers 4 Day Weekend

Folks, it’s almost upon us. The first major Big Apple scooter event of the year: The NYC Mods & Rockers weekend. And the fine folks over at M&R have updated us with the itinerary -The idea is simple: you like trouble, and you and your two wheeled motor vehicle are both old enough to drink in a bar (or your main ride at least look old enough to pass). Got it? Good

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[16 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 695 views]

The fine folks at the New York Mod Squad Facebook group have given us the heads up that Scooterist favorite Jonathan Toubin will be spinning the decks at Beauty Bar tonight filling the air with Mod sounds:
Beauty Bar New York and Three Olives Vodka presents the Boogaloo Shampoo – the party where New York’s hardest-working DJ (over 300 gigs in 2008), New York Night Train Soul Proprietor Mr. Jonathan Toubin, fills the mod-ish newly-redecorated back room dancefloor to ceiling with bubbly 45rpm soul classics, novelties, and obscurities – spanning late-r&b …

Scootering In NYC

[15 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 1 views]
How to start your day

Spotted on East 2nd street this morning in the village.
It’s raining, and you have a nice present from the traffic cops neatly secured to your seat. So that’s what that strap is for. What a wonderful way to start your day.
Best of luck to the owner. Keep up the good fight.

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[10 Apr 2009 | 18 Comments | 24,752 views]
Parking your scoot on the streets of NYC

If you’re new to scootering in New York then, unfortunatley, you have a lot to learn about parking.

With the amount of discussion dedicated to the subject of parking around local websites, we felt it would be helpful to summarize some of the key points that will arm you with what you need to know before you make your decision where and how to park. We’ll offer pointers whether you choose to risk damage and park on the street, or risk towing and park on the sidewalk.

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[3 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 1,089 views]
NYC Scootering Top 5: Things to do while you wait on your license

If, like me, you’re a rookie waiting on your test waiver to come through so you can hit the DMV and get your full license, you’ve got some time to kill, and an itchy throttle hand, so here are some suggestions…