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Deals On Wheels

[13 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 3,298 views]
NYCS Project Vespa For Sale

Fancy a new set of wheels for the 2011 riding season? Regular readers of the site will be familiar with this baby – a 1985 Vespa PX150e – and now it could be yours for $1500.

Restoration And Maintenance

[28 Mar 2011 | 4 Comments | 16,337 views]
Vespa Fully-Hydraulic Disc Brake Upgrade

I’ve just upgraded my semi-hydraulic Vespa set-up to a fully-hydraulic brake. Take a look inside to see how it’s done.

Restoration And Maintenance

[23 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | 4,516 views]
Vespa Semi-Hydraulic: An Update

Experienced scooterists have said it. If you want to upgrade to disc brakes, skip semi and go for a fully hydraulic set up. Now I’ve learned it too.

Restoration And Maintenance

[24 Sep 2010 | One Comment | 1,632 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 | 3,370 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.

Scootering In NYC

[3 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 4,735 views]
NYC rides… the Stella

Is it a Vespa or isn’t it? We’ve talked quite a bit about the Genuine Scooter Company’s Stella but we haven’t fully covered its origin and its versatility as a practical everyday scoot for New York City, until now…

New To Scooters?

[15 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 1,450 views]

Two weeks after completing a three month rebuild, the PX needs a little TLC. Riding home in the worst possible conditions late on Sunday evening – dark, with high winds, rain, and heavy traffic – I took a spill.

Restoration And Maintenance

[7 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 6,401 views]
Vespa PX150e restoration – step 13

Step 13 proves to be lucky number 13 as I wrap up the restoration and take the PX out on her maiden voyage. Click on through for before and after photographs and more.

Restoration And Maintenance

[30 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 4,669 views]
Vespa PX150e restoration ­– step 12

A couple of small things to wrap up and then the scoot is ready for its test run. Take a look inside to learn about headset re-assemby and hooking up the front brakes.

Restoration And Maintenance

[24 Nov 2009 | 3 Comments | 4,654 views]
Vespa PX150e restoration – step 11

Want to know where I’ve been for two weeks? If you remember the scene in the movie “A Christmas Story” where the Dad is in the basement inventing new swear words to cuss at the furnace, then you’re getting close to my experience riveting the floor rails in place.