Amazing Italian formation riding

In 1953 the Italian Police were celebrating what may have been their 107th anniversary – according to internet sources at least. Whatever the reason, the occasion warranted a number of their best riders putting on one heck of a formation riding performance to an audience in Rome that including high-ranking officials and apparently the President … Continue reading Amazing Italian formation riding

An English Roman Holiday

Everyone know Audrey Hepburn starred with Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday, a film that launch the career of the Vespa scooter on the silver screen.It also did wonders for the marketing of the product, which leads me up to this post because while most will recognise the lead photo as a still from said film, … Continue reading An English Roman Holiday

New Vespa Sprint (Primavera) Scooter

Just launched in Rome by Piaggio, the new Vespa Sprint 50 and 125 scooters which are the sporting variants of their recently launched new Primavera range. So what's different about the Sprint then? Not a lot unfortunately, despite Piaggio using the 'sporty' word in their PR bumph and the 'Sprint' name. Before the Primavera there … Continue reading New Vespa Sprint (Primavera) Scooter