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Urgent. The Club needs an IT expert to help out.

Started Apr 4 0 Replies

Hi everyone.The Club is in urgent need of a member to step forward and help out with the IT setup and communication in the club. We're ready to make some changes and move the club to a new level.  We…Continue

Re Launch of Club's online clothing store

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Pond Mar 19. 1 Reply

Check out the winter stuff.Continue

Club wine sale - come and get it!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Pond Mar 8. 2 Replies

Hi MembersThe Club has 4 dozen bottles of Wimmera Special wine left over from our Christmas party, and we want to clear them before the end of financial year, and Greg keeps tripping over the boxes…Continue

Club Accommodation National Scooter Rally 29-31 March..going, going..

Started Dec 21, 2018 0 Replies

We have a couple of vacancies arisen at the club HQ in Halls Gap. 36 members are booked and paid. But we have room for:1 Single male in a twin share - $100 for two nights1 Single female in a twin…Continue

 

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Geelong Monthly Breakfast Sunday 23 June - all welcome at The Egde - Geelong Foreshore

June 23, 2019 at 8:30am to July 28, 2019 at 10:30am
The fourth Sunday of every month is Geelong's monthly breakfast8:30am to 10:30amThe Edge for our regular breakfast and Vespa conversation from 8.30 - 10.30. This is an opportunity for regulars to catch up and also allows any new interested Vespa riders to join in. Everyone is welcome.And yes, if there's interest we'll organise a ride afterwardsSee More
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Geelong Monthly Breakfast Sunday 23 June - all welcome at The Egde - Geelong Foreshore

June 23, 2019 at 8:30am to July 28, 2019 at 10:30am
The fourth Sunday of every month is Geelong's monthly breakfast8:30am to 10:30amThe Edge for our regular breakfast and Vespa conversation from 8.30 - 10.30. This is an opportunity for regulars to catch up and also allows any new interested Vespa riders to join in. Everyone is welcome.And yes, if there's interest we'll organise a ride afterwardsSee More
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Geelong Monthly Breakfast Sunday 23 June - all welcome at The Egde - Geelong Foreshore

June 23, 2019 at 8:30am to July 28, 2019 at 10:30am
The fourth Sunday of every month is Geelong's monthly breakfast8:30am to 10:30amThe Edge for our regular breakfast and Vespa conversation from 8.30 - 10.30. This is an opportunity for regulars to catch up and also allows any new interested Vespa riders to join in. Everyone is welcome.And yes, if there's interest we'll organise a ride afterwardsSee More
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Carlton Nth- Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 9 June at Park St Cafe- New members welcome at Park St

June 9, 2019 from 8:30am to 10:30am
The second Sunday of every month is Melbourne's regular get together.  We are returning to Park St Cafe, so please see the location details below, especially for parking.Park St Cafe (Carlton North just off Nicholson St) are very excited to be hosting this breakfast again for members.…See More
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Carlton Nth- Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 9 June at Park St Cafe- New members welcome at Park St

June 9, 2019 from 8:30am to 10:30am
The second Sunday of every month is Melbourne's regular get together.  We are returning to Park St Cafe, so please see the location details below, especially for parking.Park St Cafe (Carlton North just off Nicholson St) are very excited to be hosting this breakfast again for members.…See More
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Carlton Nth- Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 9 June at Park St Cafe- New members welcome at Park St

June 9, 2019 from 8:30am to 10:30am
The second Sunday of every month is Melbourne's regular get together.  We are returning to Park St Cafe, so please see the location details below, especially for parking.Park St Cafe (Carlton North just off Nicholson St) are very excited to be hosting this breakfast again for members.…See More
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Geelong Monthly Breakfast Sunday 23 June - all welcome at The Egde - Geelong Foreshore

June 23, 2019 at 8:30am to July 28, 2019 at 10:30am
The fourth Sunday of every month is Geelong's monthly breakfast8:30am to 10:30amThe Edge for our regular breakfast and Vespa conversation from 8.30 - 10.30. This is an opportunity for regulars to catch up and also allows any new interested Vespa riders to join in. Everyone is welcome.And yes, if there's interest we'll organise a ride afterwardsSee More
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Carlton Nth- Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 9 June at Park St Cafe- New members welcome at Park St

June 9, 2019 from 8:30am to 10:30am
The second Sunday of every month is Melbourne's regular get together.  We are returning to Park St Cafe, so please see the location details below, especially for parking.Park St Cafe (Carlton North just off Nicholson St) are very excited to be hosting this breakfast again for members.…See More
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The Tan and Lake Meander - Sunday 30 June at Dr Morse Cafe

June 30, 2019 from 10:30am to 3pm
Starting with Coffee at Dr Morse Cafe, 274 Johnston St, Abbotsford.  It's the cafe under the railway bridge at Victoria Park Station.  > MAP locationCoffee from 10 Departing at 10.30 amHere is the route on …See More
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Carlton Nth- Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 9 June at Park St Cafe- New members welcome at Park St

June 9, 2019 from 8:30am to 10:30am
The second Sunday of every month is Melbourne's regular get together.  We are returning to Park St Cafe, so please see the location details below, especially for parking.Park St Cafe (Carlton North just off Nicholson St) are very excited to be hosting this breakfast again for members.…See More
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The Tan and Lake Meander - Sunday 30 June at Dr Morse Cafe

June 30, 2019 from 10:30am to 3pm
Starting with Coffee at Dr Morse Cafe, 274 Johnston St, Abbotsford.  It's the cafe under the railway bridge at Victoria Park Station.  > MAP locationCoffee from 10 Departing at 10.30 amHere is the route on …See More
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The Tan and Lake Meander - Sunday 30 June at Dr Morse Cafe

June 30, 2019 from 10:30am to 3pm
Starting with Coffee at Dr Morse Cafe, 274 Johnston St, Abbotsford.  It's the cafe under the railway bridge at Victoria Park Station.  > MAP locationCoffee from 10 Departing at 10.30 amHere is the route on …See More
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Geelong Monthly Breakfast Sunday 23 June - all welcome at The Egde - Geelong Foreshore

June 23, 2019 at 8:30am to July 28, 2019 at 10:30am
The fourth Sunday of every month is Geelong's monthly breakfast8:30am to 10:30amThe Edge for our regular breakfast and Vespa conversation from 8.30 - 10.30. This is an opportunity for regulars to catch up and also allows any new interested Vespa riders to join in. Everyone is welcome.And yes, if there's interest we'll organise a ride afterwardsSee More
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Carlton Nth- Monthly Melbourne Breakfast SUN 9 June at Park St Cafe- New members welcome at Park St

June 9, 2019 from 8:30am to 10:30am
The second Sunday of every month is Melbourne's regular get together.  We are returning to Park St Cafe, so please see the location details below, especially for parking.Park St Cafe (Carlton North just off Nicholson St) are very excited to be hosting this breakfast again for members.…See More
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Geelong Monthly Breakfast Sunday 26 May - all welcome at The Egde - Geelong Foreshore

May 26, 2019 from 8:30am to 10:30am
The fourth Sunday of every month is Geelong's monthly breakfast8:30am to 10:30amThe Edge for our regular breakfast and Vespa conversation from 8.30 - 10.30. This is an opportunity for regulars to catch up and also allows any new interested Vespa riders to join in. Everyone is welcome.And yes, if there's interest we'll organise a ride afterwardsSee More
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At 5:27 on December 10, 2018,
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Lisa L
said…

Thank you to everyone who participated in Around the Bay ride yesterday.

Well Done !

An awesome Swarm 

A special thank you to Julie, Greg, Ira, Stefan, Tufan, and all the cornermarkers.

Looking forward to 150 Vespa’s buzzing around the Bay next year .

At 21:17 on December 6, 2018,
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Greg_
said…

Hi Andrew. Pre order should not be a problem at that time. We’ll be there from 7. We are pre ordering for the Geelong crew who will arrive 745. 

At 18:51 on December 6, 2018,
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Andrew Willersdorf
said…

Hi Greg & Julie,

I can help as a corner marker from Yarraville to Chelsea - if that helps. We can confirm at Yarraville over coffee. mmmmm. Regards Andrew Yellow GTS 300 SS :-)

At 11:22 on November 9, 2011,
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Greg_
said…

Hi there Paul --- glad to see you're still with us.

At 8:02 on November 9, 2011, Pancrazio said…

Hi everyone...l am still alive and riding..but busy with work obligations.  I have no idea if my comments about aerials and fox tails have been getting through...have sent them to the Vespa club but where in the club l have no idea..so l will try this site too.  This is the last word on flying saucers and Vespas:  I sent a www address with one of my comments that displayed a flying saucer powered by a Vespa scooter surrounded by people dressed as spacemen..and riding Vespas in space suits...in France in the 1950's.  Why the obsessions with flying saucers in the 1950'60's ?  Why did Vespa and Lambretta design an aerial with a flying saucer and/or a sputnik as a cap on top?  The final word:  I was right in my assumption about THE world being interested in space travel as a consequence of the Russians putting Sputnik up there...however, it goes further...it seems that the 1950's and 60's were times of great optimism..one looked forward..hence much of this idea was projected into the design of all sorts of objects..lamps, furniture, cars (the rise of the fin...looking forward and the idea of leaving a sense of speed behind...progress..space travel..the flying saucer became THE ICON of the 1950's and early 1960's...first written about in 1947 post a pilot in the USA claiming to see one...streamline was the word...smoothe shapes influenced design that depicted the streamline shapes of flying saucers 'spotted all over the USA' after 1947..a sort of mass hypnosis ...the phenomenon swept the world..and Vespa was not to be left behind..so they designed an aerial with a flying saucer and sputnik cap on the top...it was extremely popular...in the UK, France, Germany and the SE Asian Countries  like the Philippines..and also popular in India...most Vespa and Lambretta riders had at least two mounted near the front mudguard.  Thats it..thats the story behind the flying saucer aerial...a replica now on its way to my home from the UK...!!! 

 

Kind regards to all   Paul Pancrazio  Vroooooom  TOOOOOOOOOOOT  flutter flutter...now working on why fox tails were popular in the 1950's on scooter and car aerials  ?

At 22:00 on October 27, 2011, TonyB said…
that was quick I was only there yesterday!
At 21:59 on June 21, 2011, TonyB said…
yeh I kinda missed the old tinhead!!
At 19:26 on June 13, 2011,
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Bob
said…
All ok now!
 
 
 

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