Who rides a Vespa?

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Current Rank: 194 (Sports & Recreation)
Site Description: a blog about the people who rides the world's most popular scooter.
Date Joined: Oct 30, 2006

Tags: bike, motorcycle, scooter, piaggio, rider

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Wifey rides a Vespa!
on Feb 4, 2012 in Local Scene My Vespa Personal Pinoy Iskuterista Rides, Events & Travels It’s my first time to have my wife as a pillion passenger outside our immediate vicinity.  I asked her to docu our mini-adventure Vespa Ride to UP.  She recounts her ride experience below with pics and captions. - – - – - –...

on Flag-themed Vespas and micro-blogging…
on Jan 27, 2012 in Art Vespa My Vespa Vespa Overeas  The Philippines Above is my own scoot inspired by the Philippine flag, I searched thru my harddrive and Google images for other custom painjobs inspired by flags of other countries.  Here’s what I’ve found so far . . .   Italy  Uni...

Getting high. It’s more fun in the Philippines!
on Jan 6, 2012 in Advertisements Art Vespa Local Scene The Department of Tourism in the Philippines has just launched a new campaign slogan and logo via  At the center of this tourism campaign are the Filipino people who makes the visit of any tourist in these islands. ...

Our very own Vietnam Vespa Adventure!
on Nov 27, 2011 in Photos Rides, Events & Travels Vespa Overeas I’ve been wanting to ride a Vespa in another country. Maybe in Rome or in Tuscany where Vespa Tours are readily available.  I’d also like to ride in Pontedera, Italy to visit The Piaggio Museum and see the birthplace of the very first...

VA VII – Vespa Attack 7!
on Nov 23, 2011 in Uncategorized DEC 10, 2011 MORNING CITY RIDE 8:00 am to 9:00 am Meet up at HOTROCKS LIBIS (Route will be posted later) Leg shield banners and Button Pins will be distributed to all participants 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Lunch at MOA area by the Bay EVENING ACTIVITY 5:3...

Chinese Vespa Pin Up Girl (an homage to my wife’s heritage)
on Jun 6, 2011 in Art Vespa Vespa Overeas Yesterday, while celebrating my wife’s birthday in a Chinese restaurant, an idea of a Chinese pin up girl on a Vespa came to mind. I have seen vintage ads from China before so I knew what keywords to search for in Google images. I was hoping I&...

Deconstructing Amorsolo (aka: How to make a Filipina Vespa Pin-up Girl)
on Jun 4, 2011 in Art Vespa In the 50s or 60s, Vespa released pin up calendars with images of women in different parts of the world. I have seen a number of scoots with pinup-girls stuck on the legshield or the glovebox cover. The thumbnails below are just but a few examples.&#...

sakay. takbo. lipad. (ride. run. fly.)
on May 22, 2011 in Art Vespa Article Quotes Local Scene Pinoy Iskuterista Rides, Events & Travels Here’s a nice Filipino poem forwarded to me by Uriel.  It’s written by Ron Magbuhos, a Vespa rider he met at the 5th Angono Round-Up.  I’ve been told that Ron wrote this paean for riding after the ride to Angono.  ‘steeg! -...

A Rider’s Playlist (a collection of songs for riding)
on Apr 3, 2011 in Art Vespa Music My Vespa Personal Angkas na! (Join me for the ride!) I’ve been meaning to make a CD compilation of all the songs that I have featured in this blog. A playlist that any rider could simply load in his iPod and listen to while riding.  Well that plan has long been...

Noah & Laya: Future Vespistis
on Mar 30, 2011 in My Vespa Personal Photos Vespa Onsies Yesterday, my wife Benz bought these two Vespa onesies. I think these were displayed at the boy’s side of the infant section but she bought the while one for our daughter, nevertheless. With the discount she’ll get if she get...

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