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Scootering In NYC

[7 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | 2,928 views]
I Get Knocked Down But I Get Up Again

Like me, the New York Motorcycle and Scooter Task Force have had enough. They’re declaring war on lousy parking by others with the mantra, “No More Knockovers.”

Scootering In NYC

[15 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 1,595 views]
When Is Nice…Too Nice?

If it’s an inevitable fact of life in New York City that your scooter will get knocked over, when is owning a nice ride a liability? Scott muses inside.

Scootering In NYC

[25 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,424 views]
Parked Vespa spawns mystery

A cream colored Vespa ET4 that has sat in the same spot through rain, wind, and snow on the upper East side over the past few months – without any form of lock or chain and the plate removed – sparked a mystery among local residents.

Scootering In NYC

[23 Feb 2011 | 4 Comments | 2,942 views]
A new parking methodology?

Given my recent ticket, and with both plates back on the bikes, this could be a risky move, but to start at least, 2011 will be the year of a new parking methodology.

Scootering In NYC

[20 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,183 views]
How ’bout we call it a winter storage fee?

Unwrapping the Vespa PX after three long months of winter, I was greeted today by a nice holiday present from the meter maids.

Scootering In NYC

[20 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,671 views]
12 months of parking abuse

This my friends, is why New York scooterists get so pissed about parking issues in the city and in particular not being able to park legally on the sidewalk or have dedicated two-wheeled parking.

Scootering In NYC

[11 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | 2,149 views]
Spotted in NYC: Parking by feel

Spotted this morning in the East Village. Unfortunately the angle of this photo doesn’t do the angle of the bike justice which was teetering nervously on one foot of its stand. Scratches, dents, and dings. A fact of life in NYC.

Scootering In NYC

[20 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 3,072 views]
NYC motorcycle parking still needs your support

More news from local parking advocates NYMSTF. Click on inside to see what you can do to lend your support.

Scootering In NYC

[27 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,160 views]
Spotted this morning: parking woes

I parked my bike this morning next to a BMW motorcycle owner who would appear to have had enough of being the victim of an overzealous traffic enforcement officer.

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[26 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,320 views]
WNYC interviews local scooterists

WNYC reporter, and fellow scooterist, Jim Colgan, has spent the past two weeks interviewing local riders culminating in a short video piece that draws attention to the frustrations of scootering in the Big Apple.