Why scooters?

Why scooters?

Scooters are two-wheeled vehicles powered by a small engine. Although it’s similar in concept to motorcycles, it has some important differences. The wheels of a scooter are fastened to the end of a short axle, rather than being mounted between a “fork” in the frame. The engine is usually concealed in a cowling of some kind, making them...

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Driving: My Life, My Vespa

Driving: My Life, My Vespa

When it came time to buy a scooter, I knew it had to be an Italian job. I’d ridden Vespa`s on vacation in Bermuda and loved them. I was familiar with Piaggio, the company that started manufacturing them in 1946, and I knew that several international movie stars, such as Anthony Quinn and Henry Fonda,...

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