KLEZ Virus

2sb is getting more and more Klez virus emails every day. Klez is a virus that sends emails from one random person in your address book to another random person in your address book, and opening the attachment installs the virus on your computer. Since the emails are coming from random addresses, I have no idea who they’re really coming from, so if you’re using Windows and you haven’t already checked your system for Klez, please do so. Here’s some information to get you started.

Mayhem lives up to its name

Lots of Mile-High Mayhem photos at scoot.net, including this one of Matt Lombardo’s t-shirt. Sounds like it might have been one of the best rallies ever, although there were at least a dozen crashes and a few trips to the hospital. Hopefully the injured can heal up in time to re-injure themselves at Slaughterhouse.

The Elvismobile

Lee Durand’s tchotchke-covered Elvismobile scooter is on display at the Holland Museum (Holland MI) this summer. It’s a shame, you can’t see the picture on the Tribune online version, but try to imagine what Chad Schaefer would make if he found himself trapped in Michigan with a fistful of crack, a hot-glue gun, the Sun Sessions, and a lot of spare time.

Chicago Ride this Sunday

Tim writes: “Tired of talking about riding, well, get off your ass and ride! In honor of Ryan winning (prediction?) his scoot race this Saturday and Steve Olsen (from the Moped Hospital) being in town, a group ride is in
order. Meet at CARIBOU COFFEE (2453 Clark Street and Arlington-1 block north
of Fullerton) Sunday, July 21, 2002
between 11:30AM-noon. Rideout time is NOON. Ride led by the 2 Slow 2 Go Scooter Club.”
Yah Mo B there or B square.

Fairing king makes equally ugly scooter

Craig Vetter, designer of the ubiquitous and ugly-as-sin Windjammer fairing, has designed a scooter.The Defiant not only rivals Vetter fairings in sheer hideousness, but also defies all basic tenents of scooterdom, in that it’s bigger and uglier than a Harley. It also presumably costs more than a Harley, since a whole Harley is required to build it (from a kit.) The brave, foolish, and rich can get in touch at defiantscooter.com. Thanks to Gome for the tip.

Repro Tax Discs

Yet again, someone beats me to a good idea: Reproduction British Tax Discs for your mod machine from Albion Accessories. Note: their “Pre -’70s” style was only used since the early sixties, there’s an older style that they don’t have.