Category Archives: Vespa

Ride On

Please forgive the rubbish photo. Here’s my 1981 P125X ‘Dino’ parked up at work, next to my colleague Gerry’s well sorted mid-70s Rally. I’ve just got Dino back on the road after almost a year on a SORN-enforced holiday. I … Continue reading

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>Slight Return

> Well, whaddya know? Rumours have been circulating for months, but it looks like Piaggio really are going to start manufacturing the much-loved and much-missed Vespa PX again, in all its air-cooled, manual-gearboxed glory. The last PXs were made by … Continue reading

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>Scootography

>Yesterday I was in Brighton, “covering” – as we photographers say – the Brightona motorbike show. I was there for the scooters, specifically to photograph as many of them as possible in front of a certain gallery. These events being … Continue reading

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>Indian Gears

>All over the world, anti-pollution legislation is killing off the two-stroke engine. This was one of the reasons given when Piaggio retired the geared Vespa – the much-loved PX – from their range of scooters. “But what about a geared … Continue reading

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>The Sincerest Form Of Flattery

> Everybody loves the Monroe lines of a classic scooter, most famously those of the GS model. Among the last of the curvaceous largeframes was the Rally, and the Sprint Veloce (my own beloved example ‘Bella’ is pictured here on … Continue reading

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