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Jonrem Jon Remme
Oslo, Oslo, Norway   NOR
Hi
I´ve been a member for a few weeks but haven´t yet introduced myself. So here goes; 45 yrs old college tutor riding motorcycles for the most part, a Triumph Bonneville and a Yamaha XT 500, and now a 1965 180SuperSport. I actually. bought the 180 SS to my wife to push her into biking :-) but have to admit I love riding it myself.

I´m here mostly to get tech advice as I´m used to service, repair and rebuild my own bikes, but find
myself lacking in experience with the Vespas.

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bulldog01 Teresa S
Forsyth, IL, USA   USA
Just bought a restored 1966 VBC Super with a sidecar. Have only had her for 2 weeks. The sidecar rig is interesting to drive, a little bit of a learning curve. My second Vespa and first vintage anything. I'm excited to learn all about maintenance and driving her!


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murphd02 Dave Murphy
Attleboro, MA, USA   USA
Hi. My name is Dave. My son and I have two 79 P200Es. One I have owned since new. The other the other for about five years. I live in New England and have a great group of scooterists that I ride with.

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Jorts Tom N
Arlington, Virginia (VA), USA   USA
Hi everyone,
I recently got my first motorized 2-wheeler (well, 3) a '67 VBC with sidecar. It's a ton of fun and I love it. If anyone in the Northern Virginia / DC area wants to ride, hit me up!

Hey Bulldog01, looks like we're the rookie sidecar owners. Great looking chopper!

-Tom


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jmangi John Mangiante
Wakefield, RI, USA   USA
Hello,

My name is John and I picked up a Vespa GL150 (VLA) 1964. It had been sitting in a backyard since 1992. I have it up and running and have tried to keep it as original as possible so far. look forward to any guidance and support I can get from forum as I progress.

Thanks

bobinri Robert Chaput
Cumberland, RI, USA   USA
John, you're a couple of steps ahead of me. I am restoring a 1965 GL, have the engine mostly done, but in a shop (I exhausted my mechanical skills) and the rest completely apart. Perhaps we can compare notes.

Bob C

Moxiedog Matthew H
Sioux falls, SD, USA   USA
I had quite a few mopeds and scooters in the 90s and was active on TSS, but forgot my login info and let that email lapse in the early 2000s. I am back here seeking 2 stroke knowledge. I'm looking at a p125x which is currently in boxes. I'll start a separate thread for that.

Hein80 Hein Wessels H
Nelson, New Zealand   NZL
Hi All,
Busy restoring a 1964 vespa sportiuqe 50s a
V9A1 90 engine has been swaped in at some point.

I live around alot of hill areas.. is there any other engine tuning upgrades for the 90 for more grunt other than the 136 big bore kit?

Thanks
Hien from new zealand


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