Olympique Marseille putts along

March 31, 2010

Marseille’s Piaggio dealer King Moto rigged up Olympique Marseille graphics for pretty much every vehicle in the Piaggio Group lineup. Why do those look so cool, but when you see a Arizona Diamondbacks or Indiana Pacers scooter, you just want to cry?


4 Responses to “Olympique Marseille putts along”

  1. BrookeNo Gravatar on March 31st, 2010 3:12pm

    I think it’s because while flamboyant, those aren’t garish. I don’t even like those all that much. I don’t recognize the logo and immediately think of the ‘people’ that hang out in sports bars. So that helps.

  2. illnoiseNo Gravatar on March 31st, 2010 8:16pm

    Yep, I guess it’s just that. Familiarity breeds contempt. The design isnt all that great, it’s just not familiar. Though the more I think about it, the Blackhawks’ home jersey would be a nice paint scheme for a scooter.

  3. BrookeNo Gravatar on April 1st, 2010 12:55pm

    But oh so culturally insensitive! From Columbus to Piaggio, just another Italian taking advantage of indigenous people.

  4. illnoiseNo Gravatar on April 1st, 2010 1:20pm

    Only one specific indigine, Chief Blackhawk!

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