Amerivespa 2017 Coming to Seattle

Jun 23, 2017 View Comments by

Vespa Club of America (VCOA) has announced that the site of Amerivespa 2017 will be Seattle, WA, July 6-9. Jointly hosted by the Vespa Club of Seattle (VCOS), Amerivespa 2017 will feature four days of scooter-related fun for enthusiasts as well as the general public. Amerivespa is the largest annual motor scooter rally in the United […]

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Vespa Unveils Two New Scooters at EICMA 2016

Nov 09, 2016 View Comments by

  More news is rolling in from Milan. Vespa’s parent company, the Piaggio Group, has unveiled two new scooters for 2017. Charity Collaboration: the Vespa 946 RED A collaborative partnership between the Piaggio Group and (RED) has resulted in the Vespa 946 RED, an all-red version of the classic scooter, sales of which will go towards initiatives […]

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Vespa World Days

Sep 21, 2015 View Comments by

Scooting to the International Party – Each year the Vespa World Days rally celebrates all things related to the iconic Italian scooter brand. (Fun fact: the word vespa means “wasp” in Italian.) The event takes place in a different city each year; 2014’s Vespa World Days was held in Mantova, Italy while the 2015 event […]

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2014 Honda Forza 300: The Middleweight Scoot

Nov 15, 2013 View Comments by

With the current trend of ever increasing displacement, even in the scooter category, worthy mounts like Honda’s Forza 300 sometimes get overlooked. In reality, however, for those in the market for a scooter, the 300cc class may be the butter zone. With its fuel injected, liquid cooled 279cc single, there aren’t many races this Honda […]

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Vespa’s 50cc Golden Anniversary

May 29, 2013 View Comments by

Growing out of war-ravaged Italy in the late 1940s, the iconic Vespa soon came to symbolize the freedom and mobility of a new generation (with some help from the film Roman Holiday starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck). Rather surprisingly, however, the 50cc Vespa didn’t come on to the scene until 1963. Now, 50 years […]

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