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GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity

Started May 4 0 Replies

The first instalment in the GOOGLE WORLD WIDE SPOT-THE-VINTAGE-VESPA on Google Maps Activity For The Tragically Vespa-ed.  (or GWWSTVVoGMAFTTV )(or VoG for short)Inspired by randomly finding a nice…Continue

Engineering and machining

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anthony Elliott Aug 31, 2017. 6 Replies

I'm posting this recommendation following a question from David Atkinson.—But for all you customisers and hard-to-find parts folk, this machine shop is a great resource.I can recommend them for small…Continue

Vespa Club Jazz-on-a-Sunday-afternoon

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leo Nov 22, 2016. 2 Replies

Not an event yet…just an idea. (so far)As the gentle early-summer afternoons beckon I thought we might party-up some other Hep (Vespa) Cats and mosey along to a lazy informal afternoon at a Jazz…Continue

Fun Scooter themed music link

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marc Nov 3, 2016. 1 Reply

A nice video clip...Please uplaod your favorite Scooter themed music video to share!Below is a link to a cautionary tale about the pitfalls of owning a La…m…Lambr L…L! L …!(That whichshall not be…Continue

 

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Old Vespa Cowl or Part of a Lawnmower? - You Decide

"The Webb Wasp is a simple roller type mechanical lawnmower (no smelly Villiers motor in these baby's) Just good old arm muscles. Other delights in the now almost forgotten roller (cylinder) mowers were the ATCO  / Scott Bonnar (not to be…"
May 7

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GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity

The first instalment in the GOOGLE WORLD WIDE SPOT-THE-VINTAGE-VESPA on Google Maps Activity For The Tragically Vespa-ed.  (or GWWSTVVoGMAFTTV )(or VoG for short)Inspired by randomly finding a nice old vespa parked in a picturesque location somewhere in the world —found on Google Maps (Street View). I thought this a marvellous waste of time for everyone to enjoy...Search #1:   1 place Saint-Pierre, Vannes, Brittany FRANCE.Additionally— scrolling back to 2013 and 2014 will reveal an entirely…See More
May 4

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Anthony Elliott is attending Vespa Club of Melbourne's event
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Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 08 April - Lygon St Carlton at Pertutti Cafe - opp Argyle Squ

April 8, 2018 from 8:30am to 10:30am
The second Sunday of every month is Melbourne's regular get together. Please join us at PERTUTTI Cafe in Lygon Street for a delicious breakfast and Vespa conversation from 8.30 - 10.30. This is an opportunity for regulars to catchup up and also allows any new interested Vespa riders to join in. Everyone is welcome.If you are riding a Vespa and looking for a great and active club to join please come along to the breakfast and introduce yourself.There is plenty of parking on the footpath or…See More
Apr 2

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City Lights-City Link-End of Daylight Saving Night Ride April 1 at Melbourne

April 1, 2018 from 7pm to 10pm
Ok this ride has many aspects to it:NIGHT rideEND of Daylight SavingEASTER SundayCITY lightsBOLTE BRIDGE rainbow lightsYELLOW CHIP art installation For something a little different, this ride will be starting at 7pm at Port Melbourne for a light fish and chips meal or whatever else takes your fancy.... at D'Lish 3/105 Beach St, Port Melbourne.…See More
Apr 1

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Yarra Trail Meander - Sun 4 March at The Yarra

March 4, 2018 from 10am to 2pm
Melbourne once had a wonderful Yarra Trail winding all the way from the city to Heidelberg, the bushland home of the Heidelberg art school.  It has since been cut by highways and freeways, but most of the sections are still there. Join us for a ride along the trail. Suitable for all Vespa and rider experience. There will be plenty of stops along the way.  Meeting at Pertutti, Lygon St Carlton (opp Argyle Sq - next to Forza Italia) for coffee from 9.30 am.…See More
Mar 3

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Anthony Elliott replied to James Avery's discussion Ugandan Vespa Club
"James you beat be to this posting! A great photo essay from the Guardian. An insight into life in one of the poorest countries in the world that seeks to focus briefly on a positive and shared experience, in contrast to the ongoing challenges of…"
Feb 25

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Anthony Elliott replied to Anthony Long's discussion PX headset with no mirror holes ?
"It is likely the earlier PX headset. On these, the mirrors are mounted to triangular brackets bolted under the handlebars. The mirror stems mount directly onto those brackets, clearing the lever and gear change components. Only the later PX models…"
Feb 21

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West Side Best Side Ride - Sun 18 February at Pt melb/Docks/West Side

February 18, 2018 from 10:30am to 2:30pm
As I'm still in recovery I'm back into short city rides. This a 2 hour meander from Port Melbourne via Docklands, Appleton Dock. Coode Is, and ending up at the new food truck market on the site of the old Riding Sun Hotel, West Footscray. Great locations (bring your camera), places you've never been before, and good food, music, and conversation at the end.Suitable for all Vespa and all rider experience. If this is your first time riding with us then it's a great way to start.Meet in Port…See More
Feb 14

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Anthony Elliott replied to Greg_'s discussion It's official... we're official
"And the very popular three flying wasps? Do we get those too?"
Feb 12

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Anthony Elliott replied to Clinton Ford's discussion Tassie PX Adventure
"Now… four scooters together is going to scare the Tasmanians. They're gentle folk, not used to surprises. (It's a local state...for local people). Cue theme music from Deliverance."
Feb 10

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Anthony Elliott replied to Anthony Long's discussion best 2 stroke engines,
"Five by my count! Also needs a little work on the transitional mid range jetting—its too rich on the lower end."
Dec 17, 2017

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Anthony Elliott is attending Vespa Club of Melbourne's event
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Annual Round the Bay Ride - Sun 10 Dec at Round Port Phillip Bay

December 10, 2017 from 7am to 5pm
Our annual celebration! A core group rides right around the Bay on a tight schedule. We meet & involve as many riders as possible. View route.Ride one or more legs, or the whole circuit - or breakfast and say hi to the ride as it passes through.Basics Depart with a full tank of petrol. The only group petrol stop is Pt Arlington.Geelong riders: please top up in Yarraville in the morning.Lunch will be on the Ferry. Bring a…See More
Dec 9, 2017

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Annual Christmas Celebration - Sun 3 Dec at Pertutti

December 3, 2017 from 11am to 3pm
Members!Come along and celebrate another great year of riding at our annual Christmas Party. Right in the heart of Carlton!Plenty of Vespa parking on the footpath outside Forza Italia next door. Let's swamp the street!Members and your partner - it's free.We want to see you there and thank you for your support. Come along, have a…See More
Dec 2, 2017

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Anthony Elliott replied to Kevin O'Brien's discussion PX indicator globe required
"Readily available from Autobahn"
Oct 20, 2017

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Carlton Italian Festa - Sun 22 Oct Updated at Argyle Square

October 22, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
This is an important public event for the Club, right at the entrance. All members are welcome.We need 20 scooters and maintain the numbers through the day as people come and go. Oh, and the Italian community just loves an old classic bike, so get yours out.Meet from 10.15 am at Vespa House Corner (Johnston & Palmer…See More
Oct 19, 2017

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Anthony Elliott commented on Greg_'s event 'Daylesford Day-L Ride -Sun 1 October'
"Sorry Vesperisti, Family event —(not the 'king footy)."
Sep 30, 2017

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Christmas Punch...bah HUMBUG!

Posted on December 3, 2015 at 15:38 2 Comments

AAAAARGGGGGHHH!

Just in time for the Christmas Party!

Like that huge pimple you get just before that big date...The PX jumped off the centre stand while it was idling and punched itself in the nose. Guess its a new mudguard for Christmas...or a trip to Joe's.

Honest, I was just cleaning it and it went off.…

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At 20:18 on November 12, 2013,
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Julie Pond
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Hi Anthony

Welcome to the site.  Come along and join in the fun.

Cheers Julie

 
 
 

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