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[5 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 3,250 views]
It’s true. The PX is back, just not for USA

Rumors of the return of the much loved darling of the scooter world Vespa PX have been around for about as long as, well… as long as there hasn’t been a steady production run of the PX.

Scooter Culture

[4 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 1,578 views]
Vintage scooters of Paris

Surrounded by scooters during my brief trip to Paris, I just couldn’t resist snapping as many as possible. In particular, whenever I spotted a Vespa PX or older I had to get a photograph. Click on inside to see the images I caught.

Restoration And Maintenance

[24 Sep 2010 | One Comment | 1,606 views]
First Jet riding impressions

Since welcoming a 1975 Serveta Lambretta Jet 200 into the family at the beginning of the month I’ve been tied up too much with other matters to post much additional news, so I owe you a few notes dear readers.

Restoration And Maintenance

[15 Jun 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,884 views]
Vespa clutches and getting soaked, drying out

Last Wednesday evening on my way home from work during the sudden NYC mid-June downpour, my PX decided it would be the perfect time to snap a clutch cable.

Restoration And Maintenance

[11 May 2010 | No Comment | 5,548 views]
Installing a semi-hydraulic disc brake on a P Vespa: Part 3

Part three wraps up this mod with the installation and testing of your new semi-hydraulic front disc brake.

Restoration And Maintenance

[4 May 2010 | No Comment | 5,158 views]
Installing a semi-hydraulic disc brake on a P Vespa: Part 2

In part two we walk-through the process of removing your existing stock front drum brake set-up.

Restoration And Maintenance

[2 May 2010 | No Comment | 8,059 views]
Installing a semi-hydraulic disc brake on a P Vespa: Part 1

The front drum brake on vintage Vespas has never been celebrated for its stopping power. But there are a couple of things you can do about it. Read on to learn about hydraulic brake options.

Restoration And Maintenance

[13 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 1,114 views]
Silence(r) is golden

This morning I figured I’d take a slightly different route on my ’85 Vespa PX from the East Village to work in Midtown in an effort to keep things interesting. The exhaust coming off the bike proved to be more interesting.

Restoration And Maintenance

[8 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 2,272 views]
Battery newbie

Turns out that what I thought was a problem with the flasher unit in my PX was ultimately a simple case of a flat battery. After putting the battery on trickle charge overnight using my Battery Tender everything fired back into life again this morning.

Restoration And Maintenance

[2 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 910 views]

No scoot into work today. The PX has flatly refused to flash a turn signal. They’re all dead. Front, back, left, right. Nothing, nada.