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Scootering In NYC

[19 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 2,643 views]
New Garage For Wrenching And/Or Parking

If you’re looking for a space to store and work on your scooter over the coming months, Scott has just the thing for you as he enters the garage business.

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

[12 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 1,139 views]
No More Free River Crossings? Parking?

According to Big Apple transportation advocates Streetsblog, that’s exactly what could happen if the bean counters have their way. The city’s Independent Budget Office (IBO) has reported to the Major’s office with some compelling numbers that could be leveraged to address the city’s budget deficit.

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 | 960 views]
The winter that wouldn’t quit

Sadly, I must admit that I allowed myself to go MIA for a while. I let the cold weather and snow conquer my drive to ride.

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

[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.