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Vespa GTS 300 First Impressions & Common Questions

Vespa GTS 300 First Impressions & Common Questions

After putting fuel stabilizer in a beautiful red Vespa GTS 300, it's time to take it out for a quick ride around the neighborhood to get the stabilizer running through the fuel system before putting the bike away for the Vespa, so why not shoot record it and share a video review of the GTS 300? In this video I'll be sharing a bit about the history of Piaggio (the maker of Vespa), what I love and hate about this scooter, and answers to the five most common questions that new scooteristas ask.

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Motorcycle Recalls

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Canadian motorcyclists have seen a slew of recalls announced this past week. Well, that is, those that are looking for recall notices. If you bought your motorcycle anything but used, the manufacturer likely won't be able to call you to tell you to bring your bike in for recall service. If that's the case, you should probably read this to see if your Ducati, Piaggio, Suzuki, or Vespa are among the vehicles that Transport Canada issued recalls for in the past month.

If you're from anywhere else in the world you should probably read this anyway, because if these bikes are failing here, they're probably failing there too!

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Vespa Choppers

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At first thought, Vespas and choppers seem to have little in common. Choppers are ludicrous, oversized, exagerated monstrosities. Scooters are cute, fuzzy, small displacement and lightweight little machines. Despite their differences, both scooters and choppers rose to popularity following World War II. The history of war vets having returned home and began stripping and customizing their motorcycles is well documented. Likewise, today's pop culture image of the scooter is the evolution of a 1940s Cushman design.

It wouldn't be long before counter culture and popular culture flirted. Did good corrupt evil, or did evil see the light? Have a look at these rare Vespa Choppers from an era gone by and decide.

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