Lu$ sent us this story from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. So now there’s another bunch of scooters in St. Louis that can go faster than Joe Kokesh. Oh, Slam!
Ryan found a Vino game from 21Yamaha.com: “Play Go! Go! Vino and pretend you’re Deanna driving to work.” I’m holding out for the “pretend you’re Deanna and you have to sleep in the same bed with Ryan” game.
I get a lot of emails from people looking to buy their first scooter, usually people want to know specific answers to questions, or want to know which scooter they should buy, and I generally find myself telling them other things they hadn’t thought about, and they generally thank me for making them better-informed, rather than running away screaming. So I thought it might be a good idea to compile these thoughts into one post and share them with everyone, because what I say is so important. Ha!
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Good lord. We missed the nude biker rally in Tennessee.
Almost a year ago, I installed a ScootRS electronic ignition kit on my Vespa 150 (VBB), and promised a review. Well, it was a tightened-down clutch away from being finished for a year, but finally on Friday Mike Durso helped me finish the job and, well, it lives!
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My old friend Kirsten Sorton is moving to NYC next month to go to design grad school at SVA. She’s djing ska with Chuck Wren on Thursday (July 31) at Delilah’s (2771 N. Lincoln). If you know and love Kirsten, stop by and say goodbye and wish her luck.
I’m surprised at the things I find when doing research on the web for work. Here are a few scooter-related movies from STUFFONFIRE FILMS. They’re from 2002 and document King’s Classic, Scooter Rage 16, and Run, Vespa! Run! (Las Vegas). Oh, and you’ll need QuickTime to view them.
The Defilers of Antioch, Illinois are having a rally. They announced it only a week ago, the itinerary is vague and riddled with typos, and it starts three days after Slaughterhouse. Yet, chances are it will be the best rally ever. Be afraid.
Skokie-based Electric Vehicle Technologies is introducing the Equinox, “the first all electric, zero-emission DOT compliant motor scooter designed for public roads”. It’s available in 4 colors, and retails for $2799.
It’s a new game in the U.S. MLS looks great this year, the U.S. National Team, while losing to Brazil in Europe earlier this year, is going strong in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Unfortunately, they have to face Brazil again this Wednesday to advance and all hopes lie on the balding frat boy, Landon Donovan.
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Aw crap, the Chicago Jedi Knights are for sale on eBay. The new owner better have a good dental plan.
Ronn from the Hammerhed Lounge has invited us down to their party on August 9. They’re at 6715 W. Ogden in Berwyn, IL, could this be the Galewood-centric hangout we’ve been looking for?