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Best Caption Competition—Free Breakfast Prize

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ants Elliott Mar 9, 2019. 11 Replies

Can't resist this…Greg striking an heroic pose at the last Vespa Breakfast. I'm looking for a best caption for this image.PRIZE: A free breakfast (of moderate scale please) at Dr Morse to the winner,…Continue

Don't Touch My Vespa

Started Oct 4, 2018 0 Replies

An Interesting article in the Guardian today'Nothing symbolises Italian urban chic quite like the Vespa. But in the city that gave birth to them, the diehards suddenly have a fight on their hands'…Continue

GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ants Elliott on Wednesday. 20 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 Ants 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

 

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Ants Elliott replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"Ok Now I revisited, it appears to require a bit of time travel too! I didn't notice at the time. The trick is to click on Streetview Aug 2019…BUT youve got to view it from across the street where Ricky's Shop is. Once you have a…"
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David Atkinson replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"Initially I thought you left too many clues with that distinctive pier on the little map, but gee, you are very tricky and I give up. I've followed the modern white auto Vespa through the tunnel and arches to the round-about. I've wandered…"
Nov 20

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Ants Elliott replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"Trick is to approach from the other end of the street That's to the right in this picture,. Back track a bit that way and approach again and you'll see the purple one parked ther instead.. Just to add to the sheer fin. if you head up out…"
Nov 20

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Julie Pond replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"Hmmm trying to find this little purple beast but only fine a cream PX... so far... its driving me crazy...LOL"
Nov 18

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Ants Elliott replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"Ok Vespstisluths, Before David can show us all up again…I've revisited one of David's old haunts. There are hints in the image—but importantly, when you fine d this bike, click toward it on Streetview and it magically changes…"
Nov 15

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David Atkinson replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"No need for google earth Julie. Just use google maps and drag the little yellow man to the street you want to take a look at."
Nov 14

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Julie Pond replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"I will have to download google earth, this looks like so much fun... :)"
Nov 14

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Ants Elliott replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"Aay…Your it right jammy git! And the final prize winner? Is there a photo showing the other side of the Vespa, or is it just hollow like a movie set? That finish is impressive though, talk about bling in your sting! And the Lambretta just…"
Nov 14

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David Atkinson replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"Aee yup lad. Here ya go guv."
Nov 13

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Ants Elliott replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"Its in Manchester…Ehh 'an them blokes is right serious 'bout 'em Vespa's there lad! Now't trendy 'bout it! (translation not provided)"
Nov 13

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David Atkinson replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"Are you sure that's a Vespa or is it a trendy copper still in some up market bar?"
Nov 13

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Ants Elliott replied to Ants Elliott's discussion GOOGLE MAPS — SPOT the Vintage Vespa Activity
"Hello Vepaspotters! (not — Spotti Vespisti) After a long Hiatus a COVID related return to the (GWWSTVVoGMAFTTV) activity. (David, I know you will be excited!) A somewhat recent image (October…how time flies) that appeared on the front…"
Nov 13

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Ants Elliott replied to Louis's discussion There's cameras on Yarra Blvd :-(
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Nov 7

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Vespa Day Around the Bay 2020 - Date TBC at Round Port Phillip Bay

December 20, 2020 from 7am to 5pm
Postponed until further notice. We just can't plan such a huge crowd event  at the present time.A ride for everyone. A core group rides around the bay on a tight schedule involving as many riders as possible. The target is 100 + rider participation. You can ride one, two legs, or right the way round. It's all about your choice. Be at one the meeting points with a full…See More
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Ants Elliott replied to Vespa Club of Melbourne's discussion We're rolling out the cogs
"Super badges! Been waiting for ones like this! Am I really going to drill holes in my PX? Aaarrrrhhh!…probably."
Aug 1

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Abiding by Covid 19 Regulations Monthly Melbourne Breakfast - Dr Morse, Abbotsford. Sun 14 June at Dr Morse - Victoria Park Station

June 14, 2020 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. Plenty of space there, the food is excellent and there'll be an industrial grunge atmosphere. Come along!New members are always very very welcome.…See More
Jun 7

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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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Hi Anthony

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

Cheers Julie

 
 
 

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