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vespa scooters.

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anyone else on here into scooters? i've been looking at buying one and was wondering if anyone knew any good places to check out or what to look for, i.e. chronic problems or any basic shit... thanks for any info you guys have.

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Originally posted by intercity

... and i'm talking 60's vespas, not some fucking spree or a razor scooter...

 

Oh...my bad dude. Rock on with your bad self...

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my friend has been creaming over those things for the past few months, we went to local junkyards and found a mess of them that were still running and in decent condition for cheap

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these pictures don't do them justice. when you see them in person, the solid steel bodies are fucking dope.

i used to help my friend work on his scooters several years ago, cuz he was a mod dork. i wanted one but could never afford one. i would still love to have a sixties allstate. i just hate the ska/rudeboy or mod bullshit that's associated with scooters, so if you wanna learn about fixing them from others, be prepared to meet some dorks.

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those were some sweet lambrettas and a nice vespa GS you posted... it dosen't seem like there's too much ska shit associated with them as much anymore, since ska isn't as trendy. lots of skins sill into scooters, and some mods here and there... who cares who's into them, i still love 'em.

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Originally posted by WhenOne

my friend has been creaming over those things for the past few months, we went to local junkyards and found a mess of them that were still running and in decent condition for cheap

 

 

yo when.. you found some at the junkyard? tell me more... old movetron and i are getting into them more by the day ...

 

-gasmictroniconer

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to the guy that claims to have found a bunch of vespas in working condition for cheap at a junkyard....

 

a. stop lying.

b. in the impossible chance that you were telling some stretch of the truth...what city do you live in.

 

c. if you want a vespa that actually runs very well. you might check the BAJAJ when the UK had rule over India, they made vespas there. when UK split with india, BAJAJ kept making the scooters. Vespa tried to sue but lost. so BAJAJ makes a vespa scoote. its no 60's model but its far better than any "vintage clone" or some beat up vespa that is far more trouble than good cause you will never get it running.

 

check it out... www.bajajusa.com

 

oh and they are cheaper than any of the scooters on the market and its 145cc .

 

sixteen.

 

oh...p.s. they just started importing them to the USA like this month. so you cant get one till february

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i have wanted a 1960s vespa for i dont even know how many years now.

when i went to europe all i did was take pics of vespas.

i have never been able to find one around here though until...

the other night when i was coming home and i looked into the window underneath

my apartment and there it is. (i live above and antique store) lavender. oh its a

beauty.

 

but its $3000

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I really like the Piaggio scooters. My freinds friend had a really nice cobalt blue one (which got smashed up when he had a collision with a bus), and a lot of girls around had the nice pearl-ish ones that had the light blue shine to them , like when you looked at it in the light the paint shimmered light blue. I really want one, but because where I live the winters are so god damn cold (and fall, and early spring) I just couldn't justify having one. I prefer the cute rounded (old looking, but new) ones to the new ..... God I don't know what to call them.... Ok, the ones that try to look like midget racing motorcycles.

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a bunch of vespas in working order in a junkyard....

yeah right next to a used space shuttle...

theres a vespa shop in williamsburg where you can buy

a old vespa for about $5000 but if your in europe you can get it

for $300 or a pair of levi's

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Originally posted by The Helacious Dr. Dazzle

Those scooters are cool as hell.

 

You have to wear a scarf and have a bowl cut if you want to ride one though.

 

Mods are cool.......

 

jesus christ youre funny sometimes man.

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i've been looking for a GS or a rally 200cc... usually inbetween 3000-5000 bucks.... much rather have a rally with a top speed at 75-80... i'd sitll rather find one in the midwest.. probably be cheaper... they're not "cool" except on the coasts, where prices are high.

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