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Deals On Wheels, Headline

[28 Mar 2012 | 3 Comments | 6,612 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.

Headline, Scootering In NYC

[1 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 4,217 views]
NYCS interviews RetroVespa – Part Two

The importing of vintage scooters restored oversees has been a hotly debated topic with a lot of detractors, but it’s an arena in which Kevin has worked hard to prove the cynics wrong, working through several generations of improvements to get to the best restoration he can. We conclude our interview in part two.

Featured, Headline, Scootering In NYC

[28 Feb 2011 | One Comment | 7,373 views]
NYCS interviews RetroVespa – Part One

Kevin Ochel is a New York scooterist who has spent the last ten years developing a very thick skin in response to criticisms while amassing knowledge of the dos and don’ts of scooter restoration. Last week Kevin kindly agreed to sit down with us and share his experiences.

Scooter Culture

[18 Oct 2010 | One Comment | 1,480 views]
To Bling or not to Bling?

When I started looking for my first scooter, I was drawn to the look of the vintage scooters of the 1960′s. I loved the scooters from the Quadrophenia era, the accessories that these Mod’s added to their scoots to make them have the personal touch, that set them apart from their peers.

New To Scooters?

[1 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,608 views]
The (re)search…

So, I have decided to get a scooter. That part was easy. Now comes the tough part. A search for the perfect scooter, one that fits my needs, and ultimately, my personality.

Around The Web

[20 Aug 2010 | One Comment | 1,623 views]

This episode of the popular BBC auto show, “Top Gear” has been doing the rounds for some time, but given my recent trip to Vietnam, it felt time to post it here.

Scooter Culture

[8 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,433 views]
NYCS visits SE Asia – Part 2

In part two, follow my adventures from Southern Vietnam and onto Cambodia in my quest for scooterist’s paradise.

Featured, Scooter Culture

[1 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,914 views]
NYCS visits SE Asia – Part 1

Earlier this month I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to visit a region of the world many Scooterists call two-wheeled heaven: South East Asia. What did I find there? Read on inside…

Scooter Culture

[14 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 755 views]

…for the slow posting recently. I just got back from two weeks in SE Asia, and the planning that was necessary before the trip. Needless to say I was in scooter heaven.

Headline, Scootering In NYC

[10 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 3,226 views]
Retrovespa opens the doors on their process

Retro Vespa are a Manhattan based importer of Indian restored classic Vespas VBBs from the 60s. While Asian restored scooters have caught a lot of flack, this importer at least is going to some length to share the process.