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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


Dec 03, 2014: Thirty bikers, accompanied by some evergreen cars from the last century like the 2CV, 4CV, Volkswagen Beetle, Mercedes Cabrio and a Triumph set out from Villegailhenc, France on a beautiful Autumn sunny day. But in Aragon, the Vespa showed signs of trouble. After a few repeated attempts the group continued after mounting the Vespa on a trailer. They crossed Saissac, Villemagne, and reached Cabardès.


Jan 08, 2014: Francisco Sepulveda, a young Ecuadorian doctor, is travelling across South America on his 1997 150cc Vespa scooter. He has already crossed Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and is in Brazil. His first stop in Brazil is in the town of Capon Lion in Southern Rio Grande do Sul.

The 26-year old medical is helping orphanages, schools and the underpriviledged children along the way.

He opted for a Vespa as it allows him to enjoy the ride and the landscape like no other.

Watch Francisco progress across South America on his YouTube channel.

Source: Rock Riders