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Piaggio video.1940 ->

Started this discussion. Last reply by John May 18, 2017. 3 Replies

Some interesting watching hereContinue

Bunbury 2016 --Australian Classic Scooter Mille

Started this discussion. Last reply by adam elliott Jan 1, 2017. 3 Replies

Here is a video I put together from my trip to WA this year. 1000Km in two days on classic scooter!.2017 is in QLDContinue

My Easter fun

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Apr 19, 2016. 5 Replies

Over Easter, some friends and I attended the Penrite Broadford Bike Bonanza.It was a fantastic weekend camping with lots of other vintage bike nutters. These ranged from classic road race bikes to…Continue

Tags: Broadford, Racing, Vespa

Vespa VBA 150 project

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Jan 25, 2016. 4 Replies

I have a 1959 Vespa VBA 150, all in undercoat and pretty much ready to paint.The engine was running before removal. The scooter was previously red. I believe it was an ex postie scooter.…Continue


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Rolf is attending Vespa Club of Melbourne's event

Monthly Melbourne Breakfast & Annual General Mtg SUN 14 Oct at Dr Morse - Victoria Park Station

October 14, 2018 from 8:30am to 10:30am
We're meeting at Dr Morse Cafe, 274 Johnston St, which is also the entrance to Victoria Park Station. We park behind the pillars just under the yellow railway bridge. Come along!New members are always very very welcome.Plenty of space there, the food is excellent and there'll be an industrial grunge atmosphere.We will also be holding the VCoM Annual General Meeting.  This will be held inside at the back of Dr Morse Cafe starting at 9.30AM SHARP for 30mins then we will move back outside near the…See More
Oct 11

Rolf replied to luke's discussion Wanting to buy a Bacchetta
"Not a Bacchetta, but a 1952 Faro Basso has just popped up on the "Vespa Australia Buy/Swap/Sell" Facebook Group. Located in QLD"
Sep 14

Rolf replied to luke's discussion Wanting to buy a Bacchetta
Sep 10

Rolf replied to luke's discussion Wanting to buy a Bacchetta
"There is a lovely looking 1950 V30 on the Maskes website at the moment. Importing is probably your best option."
Aug 16

Rolf replied to Darren O'Beirne's discussion Wide rims and tubeless tyres
"I agree in not going wider. I've tried it and there is no noticeable benefit. But you can fit a 100/90-10 tyre onto the rear with no issues. I have tubeless rims and it's not possible to change a tyre at home. It needs to be done on a…"
Aug 3

Rolf is attending Greg_'s event

Melbourne Classic Ride - Sat 1 Sept at South Wharf, Melbourne

September 1, 2018 from 10am to 3pm
Melbourne Classic Ride The ride will need to be capped. So please register on this link to reserve your place - it's free of course…See More
Jul 27

Rolf replied to Greg_'s discussion Grampians National Scooter Rally: 29-31 Mar 2019. The Club accom is full
"Beth and I are staying at the Halls Gap Caravan park which is where the event will be centered around. Still plenty of accommodation there. If you mention that you are going along with the National Scooter Rally, you will get 10% off your stay. I…"
Jun 8

Rolf replied to Tufan's discussion early days looking
"Here's a photo"
May 31

Rolf replied to Tufan's discussion early days looking
"I'll probably be selling my '61 VNB in October, assuming is survives the Australian Classic scooter Mille late September in Byron Bay. (1000Km in two days) Fully rebuilt, 8 inch wheels and will cruise at 80km/h. Original paint. If you…"
May 31

Julie Pond commented on Rolf's photo

Lake Burley Griffin

"Great to see Rolf and the weather looks like it was perfect for the weekend event. "
Apr 10

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Apr 10

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Telstra tower Canberra

"The leaning tower of Vespa"
Apr 10

Rolf posted photos
Apr 10

Rolf might attend Greg_'s event

Yarra Trail Meander - Sun 3 March at The Yarra

March 3, 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
Feb 27

Rolf is attending Vespa Club of Melbourne's event

National Scooter Rally Canberra Fri 6th - Sun 8th April at Camberra

April 6, 2018 at 6pm to April 8, 2018 at 5pm
The National Scooter Rally is an annual event for all scooters - and this year it is being held in Canberra. Organized by Nico Wright of Motorini Scooters there, it's always a fun weekend and a good chance to meet riders from around Australia.Details about what is happening is included on the web page at: …See More
Jan 29

Rolf replied to Anthony Long's discussion best 2 stroke engines,
"did anyone else count a 5 speed gearbox???"
Dec 15, 2017

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Vespa Model(s) you own
1959 VBA1T 150, 1964 Small frame 50s, 1957 VB1 150, 1961 125 VNB, 1957 125 VNA

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At 22:02 on August 17, 2017, Tiffany Heares said…
Hi Rolf can you tell me if your 1961 VNB is a 1T model? If so I wondered if I could ask a few questions
At 8:38 on November 21, 2014,

ta thanks - Rolf 

At 20:38 on June 14, 2014,
Clinton Ford
Hi Rolf,
Do you still have the 177 motor for sale?
At 11:54 on August 13, 2013, Dennis said…
Rolf, thanks for your reply and yes I'm thinking about... maybe one more?? Cheers Dennis
At 9:59 on August 13, 2013, Dennis said…
Rolf, could you please give me the name and contact number of the transport company you used to get your scooter down from Queensland. Cheers Dennis
At 22:39 on July 24, 2013,
Julie Pond

LOL no pressure Rolf...:)

At 19:46 on July 24, 2013,
Julie Pond

Hi Rolf

Didn't realise that I hadn't asked you to be my friend on this site so just letting you know here that I requested the 10% discount be added to your Quest booking which was approved...:)

Cheers Julie

ps I hope you accept my friend request lol..

At 21:04 on July 21, 2013, Dennis said…
Rolf, see you at the next club breakfast.... Cheers Rally Boy
At 12:40 on May 13, 2013,

I was outbid on the scooter Rolf.

At 9:35 on March 11, 2013,


HI rolf

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