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Vespa Scooters – The Essential Buyer’s Guide

Veloce books, the British motorsports publisher responsible for at least half of the decent scooter books available out there, has published [...]

Vintage Vespa: The Extinction Of The Classic

Originally Published at Saigoneer Sadly, Vintage Vespa is now becoming an endangered species. Gregg Mitchell, a Vespa renovator, moved to Sa [...]

Fox 7 – Scooters will keel yoooooooouuu!

An older Fox news piece that says fatalities are directly proportional to 2-wheeler use... You should stick to smoking instead....(

Rally weekend for the TSS staff

(As at every good rally, there will be mischief making of one sort or another. Flickr/Crash66 ) Apologies for the slow posts. I'm sure I [...]

Vespa Haynes Owners Workshop Manual 1978 – 1988

This is the book for all P-Series bikes up to 1988 and covers most P-series bikes up to today in terms of mechanics although the electric pa [...]

What Carburettor Is Best for a Classic Vespa

OK, you changed the exhaust on your stock Vespa and are thinking of a better carb. What are your options? There are three basic types. From [...]

Vespa Haynes Owners Workshop Manual 1959-1978:

This book is an old faithful repair book published in 1990. It notes that it covers all Vespa models from 1959 to 1978 but in reality it cov [...]

Vespa – A Practical Guide by R.V. Bryant

This book covers Douglas models (Vespas built under license in England), It covers all the widemount engined Douglas Vespas starting with th [...]

Scooters make the top 10 vehicles for the “Financiapocalypse”

Beating out the Bicycle and Mini-Winnebago as best ride for the post $700 BILLION dollar bail-out is a long time favorite of ours, the lowly [...]

Scooters vs. SUVs… POLLUTE!

It's a good old-fashioned pollute-off! Fox wanted to do a story on how scooters pollute more than the biggest SUV. I wanted to give scoo [...]

Saigon Mechanics Make Their Own Vespa 946

A group of enterprising welding technicians in District 11 are trying their hand at making their own Vespa 946. This limited edition bike fr [...]