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Restoration And Maintenance

[13 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 2,558 views]
Modern Vespa Drum Brake Adjustment

Maureen’s back with a simple but important maintenance consideration for all four-stroke Vespa owners and machines with a similar set-up: How to take up the slack and adjust your rear wheel drum brake.

Headline, Scootering In NYC

[15 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 2,173 views]
Brooklyn scooterist killed by SUV

It’s with sadness that I learned that while I was out of the county fellow scooterist Aileen McKay-Dalton was struck and killed while riding her Vespa LX in Fort Greene on Thursday July 8th.

Around The Web

[9 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 18,294 views]
Vespa 2011 fuel injection models official

We’ve heard rumblings of a fuel-injected upgrade to the various flavors of Vespa’s current 150cc line for some time, but this month Piaggio made the announcement official.

Restoration And Maintenance

[8 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 2,445 views]
Vespa LX/S euro-turn signal conversion

We’ve covered this simple mod briefly ourselves based on Baksvn’s excellent step-by-step, but who better to give us a detailed step-by-step video walk-through than everyone’s favorite Florida scooter girl, Maureen.

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[9 Oct 2009 | No Comment | 1,187 views]

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bright Pink, a national non-profit organization supporting young women at risk from breast and ovarian cancer is hosting a charity auction of a brand new limited edition pink Vespa LX 50 over at eBay Motors.

Around The Web

[18 Sep 2009 | 3 Comments | 2,886 views]

Missed the Science Channel’s special on how a Vespa is built? Now you have an opportunity to see it online.

Around The Web

[14 Sep 2009 | No Comment | 1,537 views]
2009 Scooter satisfaction ratings

The Honda Ruckus and Genuine Scooter’s Buddy battle it out in Motorcycle.com’s 2009 scooter satisfaction top-ten.

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[10 Sep 2009 | No Comment | 2,610 views]
Win a Vespa, support breast cancer awareness

Vespa is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October by donating limited-edition pink LX50s to national charities. Find out how you can win one, and support this great cause in the process.

Featured, Restoration And Maintenance

[4 Sep 2009 | 6 Comments | 9,582 views]
Simple Vespa LX 50/150 maintenance

Changing the oil, the hub oil, and changing a tire are three of the easiest maintenance tasks you can do at home (or on the street) with a basic set of tools and will take you from a scooter newbie to a fully fledged scooterist. So easy in fact, it takes a girl from Florida to show us Noo Yawkers how it is done.

Headline, New To Scooters?

[8 Jun 2009 | 2 Comments | 7,800 views]
Scooter Newbie: Vespa ‘S’ vs. ‘LX’

I love my S150, I really do, but a month in, I’m starting to see some of the shortcomings of style over function compared to the LX models. If you’re out there trying to toss up the difference between the two, consider the following…