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Restoration And Maintenance

[5 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 438 views]
Stripping And Rebuilding Vespa and Lambretta Carburetors

Having recently gone through this exercise myself, I’d like to compliment Oregon scooter rider Jeff Allen on what has to be the most thorough guides on carb strips for vintage scooters I’ve ever seen. Jeff also deserves praise for how beautifully and thoughtfully shot the video series is.

Headline, Scooter Culture

[6 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 605 views]
Vespalogy

If you’re a Vespa fan, you’re in for eight-four seconds of happiness. Nomoon, a French creative agency have put aside a little of their creative spare time to create this animated history of the world’s most loved scooter.

Around The Web, Headline

[14 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 4,922 views]
All Hail The New Vespa!

Originally unveiled this time last year as the Vespa Quarantasei (46) concept scooter, in the days leading up to this year’s annual EICMA trade show in Milan this week, Piaggio has officially unveiled the production model of what looks to be the future of Vespa, the Vespa 946,.

Around The Web, Headline

[18 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 1,627 views]
Vespa India Introduces LX125, Brings Style

Over the past two years, Piaggio have been gearing up production to reintroduce the Vespa to the Indian scooter market following a long hiatus. That reintroduction comes with the LX125 but all is not as it seems.

Scootering In NYC

[6 Sep 2012 | No Comment | 2,001 views]
On A Clear Day…

If there’s one thing scooterists love to do, it’s to get together and ride together. Every day across this fine city, small groups of scooter friends take advantage of a few spare hours and so many great sights to see and just get out there and ride.

Deals On Wheels, Headline

[28 Aug 2012 | No Comment | 1,460 views]
Live La Vita Vespa and Win?

With the Fall approaching, Piaggio North America have arrived to remind us that as the nights begin to cool, it’s no excuse not to continue to live, “La Vita Vespa.”

Scootering In NYC

[6 Jul 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,234 views]
Title Woes: We Need Your Help

While we’re proud of our scooter knowledge here at NYCS Towers, even our healthy egos will begrudgingly admit (on occasion) that we don’t know everything two-wheeled related. We need your help assisting a fellow rider with title woes.

Headline, Scooter Culture

[17 Jun 2012 | One Comment | 2,254 views]
Seven Deadly Scoots, One Big Ride

Another year means another Blockparty. This year, rally number seven stands for “Seven Deadly Scoots.” While one sin, “Greed,” may mean that the current economy has reduced the normal three-day event down to one, it (and a little rain) didn’t deter local scooterists from having a great time.

Deals On Wheels, Headline

[28 Mar 2012 | 3 Comments | 6,630 views]
Today on CraigsList: Vespas, Vespas, Vespas

If you’re NYC-based right now and looking for a vintage Vespa, you could be in luck, with a surprising amount of choice out there on the local Craigslist board considering how far we are from Italy.

Restoration And Maintenance

[27 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 2,956 views]
Who Needs A Garage?

From de-greasing an engine in the kitchen to spray painting on the roof, there’s something really fantastic about a local rider’s scooter project that speaks to the very heart of owning a scooter. Here’s proof that when it comes to bike restoration, a lot can be done with a little.