I’m sure most scooterists have seen or know of the French made military Vespa with built-in gun, but how many knew that Lambrettas were also Continue reading
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1950s Phonosuper SK5 designed by Dieter Rams.
Design Museum in London closed back in May in preparation for a move from its location on the River Thames near Tower Bridge, west to its new location on Kensington High Street. What has this got to do with scooters? Well, to help Continue reading
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Mike Karslake racing his Lambretta combo back in the early 1970s.
Now here’s an opportunity that only turns up once in a blue moon – the possibility to purchase a historically important Lambretta and
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Vespa GS scooter
It’s Sunday morning, but we don’t need an excuse to post this picture of a stunning Vespa Gran Sport, which can be found on display at at the
Museo Piaggio in Pontedera, Italy.
Behind this lovely scooter, on the wall is a photo of Enrico Piaggio himself, looking down on one of the most beautiful vehicles his company created.
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