We love a 3-wheeler and so when we discover something strange even about these little vehicles, it catches our attention. Like this Ape which we spotted at the Museo Piaggio at the Piaggio factory in Pontedera in Italy. Both Innocenti and Piaggio made commercial versions of their respective Lambretta and Vespa scooters and while a … Continue reading Rare Vespa Accessory
Many scooterists consider the commercial vehicles produced by Innocenti and Piaggio (the same manufacturers as our beloved Lambretta and Vespa) to also have a certain appeal, even if they do feature more than the regulation two wheels! Both Piaggio and Innocenti produced 3-wheeled variants of their scooters for trade use. At first these were basically … Continue reading A 5-wheeled Vespa?
I'm sure those of you who went remember most of it, but for those who didn't well this is some of what you missed. A moist ride up on Friday, complete with thick fog and a diesel spill on a roundabout just outside of town. Once unpacked there was plenty of meeting up of old … Continue reading Scarborough Scooter Rally 2015 – a great weekend
Three wheeled scooters that lean have come back into vogue recently, with the Piaggio MP3, Gilera Fuoco, Peugeot Metrolpolis and the new Quadro range, but those with a good scooter knowledge or memory may recognise the concept as a British design from the 1960s that's still seen on streets around the world today. In the … Continue reading Three-wheeled scooters (designed in Great Britain)
Ever struggled to carry all of your luggage on one scooter? Well then you need the Motofocker Cargo Scooter from Hungary. Motofocker have taken a humble Vespa PK50 and adapted it, converted it, and basically extended it to carry more than your sandwiches. And it even seems to ride too, although we suspect handling is … Continue reading Motofocker Cargo (Vespa) Scooter