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Nov 13, 2014: Marc Davis from Gistel obtained the second place in the Championship of national tourist Vespa Club Belgium. The Championship title went to club mate Wilfried Desmet. Also on the third place is a member of Vespa Club Ostend. The difference between the first and the second place was barely 250 km this year.

Source: Nieuwsblad.be

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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

Jun 24, 2014: The students of Vespaschool in Maasmechelen with the help of the Vespa Club Maasmechelen organised a trip on Vespa scooters on Mosan.

Source: Het Belang Van Limburg

The Vespa that 'El Lute' stole in Leon
The Vespa that ‘El Flute’ stole in Leon to flee from the Civil Guard in 1966 is on display in the ‘60 years of Vespa in Asturias’ exhibition in Gijonés, Asturias.

Jun 18, 2014: The ‘60 years of Vespa in Asturias’ exhibition has opened in the courtyard of Antigio institute in Asturias, Spain. The exhibition which is supported by the Vespa Club Asturias will be open till July 1st. Along with scooters spanning six decades, 300 old photographs are displayed in the exhibition.

The highlight of the exhibition is the Vespa scooter which was stolen by Eleuterio Sánchez Rodríguez, known as ‘El Lute’, in León while escaping from the Coast Guard in 1966 to Salamanca. The Vespa 946 and the Vespa used by Francisco Roves and Francisco Alonso Oviedo to travel to Belgium are on display.

On Jun 21st, Vespaniada IX, will be conducted at Gijón. Over 300 scooters have already confirmed their participation in the ride.

Source:El Comercio

From AmeriVespa 2014

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NOSG leading the ride across the Chalmette Ferry

 

Vespa Pre-Rally

 

Jun 10,2014: The long awaited AmeriVespa 2014 sponsored by Vespa Club of America will start on the 12th of June at New Orleans.

The schedule is as follows.

Thursday, June 12

9 AM To 3 PM: Registration – Melrose room Hilton Riverside

9 AM: Long ride leaves Hilton Riverside

5 PM: Long ride heads to New Orleans from Abita Brew Pub

6 PM: Scooter Cannonball finish line The Transportation Revolution (TTRNO)

7 PM: Amerivespa Meet n’ Greet TTRNO

Friday, June 13

9 AM To 3 PM: Registration – Melrose room Hilton Riverside

9 AM To 11 AM: Rides, rides, rides – Wedding ride, Post-wedding ride

8 PM: Friday Night Party The Eiffel Tower

Saturday, June 14

9 AM: Ride to Mardi Gras World Hilton Riverside

10 AM To 3:30 PM: Ride

Vendor day 1, Concourse, and indoor Gymkhana in the A/C! New Orleans Film & Event Studio.

3 PM: Rides back across the River

7 PM To 10 PM: Awards Banquet Hilton Riverside

Sunday, June 15

9 AM To 1 PM: Vendor day two and raffle NOLA Brewery and Tap Room

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Source: AmeriVespa

Feb 23, 2014: The third edition of the ‘Ves’pa la Falla’ saw around 220 scooters gathering at Sagunt – Sant Guillem. Many classic bikes also joined in the gathering. Total participation reached 250 vehicles. The participants toured around the main streets of the city.

Source: Elomundo

Feb 27, 2014: 93 year old Bernardo Antonio will be honoured by Vespa Club Maddaloni on Sunday, March 2nd at 10:30am at the Civic Museum, Maddaloni. Vespa fans from all over Campania and Puglia will be participating in this event. A tour is organised to start from Metropolitan Bar Liberty Street. The tour will cross the main streets of Maddaloni and is scheduled to reach at the Museum at 10:30am. Bernardo Antonio has contributed to the Vespa Club activities at a national level representing province Caserta on numerous occations.

Source: Caserta News

Here is a beautiful video on José Antonio Fernández’ participation in the Fjordrally 2014. This is the first Vespa to participate in this event. Jose rode the Vespa “Endurance” (Vespa 300 GTS) in the rally.

Congratulations JAF! Wishing you the best in your future adventures.

Refer ‘A Vespa in the Fjordrally‘.

“Regularity Vespa Trophy of the Northwest” will start from Bordighera, Italy on the 5th and the 6th of April. It will be managed by the Vespa Club “Riviera dei Fiori”.

Source: Vespa Club Riviera dei Fiori