Archives for posts with tag: 2015

June 06, 2015: Meet Dominique Delavenne from La Rivière-Drugeon  is passionate about his two Vespa scooters – 1956 &1957.

“It is heavy these pétrolettes. Question consumption, they drink a little bit anyway, but comfort issue suspensions, the Vespa was the DS of the time!”

Source: L’est Republican

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June 07, 2015: Famous Italian photographer Luca Bracali has begun his journey across Vietnam on a Vespa. This ride is a part of the project explorer initiated by himself.

“When I was a child, I dreamt of roaming by a Vespa scooter, a symbol of freedom, innocence and joie de vivre to explorers. The experience will be new and make me touched as I have travelled by different vehicles, including sleigh, balloon, car, motorcycle and even dog-sledge”, Bracali said.

He said that he will open a photo exhibition about the beauty of the land and people of Vietnam right after the journey ends.

Source: Vietnamnet

Photograph: Luca Bracali

Jun 1, 2015: Around 200 Vespistis joined together for three days in La Marlagne, Wépion, for the 30th anniversary of the Vespa Club Namur.

Vespa Club Namur was founded in 1951. However their activities dwindled down in 1970s. In 1985, a few enthusiastic Vespa lovers joined and revived the club under the chairmanship of Dimitri Seidoff. Vespa Club Namur and its 40 odd members continue to meet and celebrate the spirit of Vespa!

Source: L’avenir

Jun 5th 2015: Chris Macnamara from Cardiff Wales is embarking on a 5,000 miles road trip to Croatia and back on his electric blue Vespa GTS.He will cross Belgium France, Italy and former Yugoslavia to reach Croatia.

He aims to raise £15,000 for George Thomas Hospice Care,Cardiff.

Staff Roberts, a friend, will also accompany Chris on this journey. This will not be Staff’s first ride though as he has ridden to Sahara on a Vespa.

They plan to reach the town of Biograd by June 12th in time to attend the Vespa World Days 2015.

He loves Vespa from his growing ages.

”I have loved scooters ever since the 1980s growing up in Cardiff. We used to sit being mods on the museum steps with our scooters,” remembers Chris.

To support Chris in his noble cause please visit Just Giving.

Source: Wales Online

Feb 11th, 2015: Wayne Biggs who was diagnosed with Lymphoma and is told he had months to live is riding across South Island, New Zealand in a noble and brave gesture. The ride, aptly named ‘Tiny Wheels for a Giant Cause’, aims to increase awareness and raise money for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer in New Zealand.

This father of two boys in his orange T-shirt and orange Vespa  GTS reached Walter Peak, Otago yesterday.

Michael Huddleston a friend who started with Biggs on the trip had to drop off due to an unfortunate accident.

Please visit the fundraising page – http://www.leukaemia.org.nz/view_event_profile/2713 – if you wish to donate to Leukaemia & Blood Cancer, New Zealand.

Source: Nelson Mail Stuff, The Biggo Trust Facebook

Feb 02, 2015: As the new Ford Focus RS is being revealed, here is a hello from Vesparade!

This is a Vespa S 50 in the ‘Ultimate Green’ colour of the outgoing Ford Focus RS Mark II, done by Piet van Iersel Tweewielers,Tilburg, Netherlands.

Source: Piet van Iersel Tweewielers

Refer: Ford Focus RS

The 23rd Edition of the AmeriVespa will be at Indianapolis from June 11th to the 14th. There will be a ride around the Indianapolis speedway amongst other things. Mark your calendar!

Source: Scooter File

Map picture

The Vespa World Days 2015 will be conducted in Biograd, Croatia. Stay tuned…

Source: Vespa World Days 2015