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What were we bid?

July 10, 2017
Auction scooters

Philip and Christian came to the auction for a Michelin sign and left with scooters… (Philip Reid photo)

Amerivespa 2017’s featured event happened Sunday, as 196 items went up for bid at the Neale and Sons Auction. While lots of memorabilia and collectibles crossed the block, the real attraction was the scooters.

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Amerivespa 2017: photo extra

July 9, 2017
Contemplating the scooter

Contemplation at the concours (Orin O’Neill photo)

As is my custom, I present pix from #AVSeattle17 that I particularly liked, after the jump.

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You’ve probably heard by now…

July 9, 2017
Downtown RVA

Downtown Richmond, Va. (Wikimedia Commons)

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Amerivespa 2017: Day three in Georgetown

July 8, 2017
Georgetown mural

Orin O’Neill photos

Seattle was once again sunny and warm (someone from San Diego even said it was a bit warmer than she was used to!), and I was able to see it up close and personal! Pix and observations follow the jump.

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Amerivespa 2017: Day two

July 7, 2017
Scooters on the ferry

The Bainbridge Island riders pretty much took over the ferry… (Photo: Phillip Reid)

As more scooters rolled into Seattle, riders had a choice of two long rides, a medium one, and a short one in town.

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Amerivespa 2017: Day one

July 6, 2017
Mirror shot

Scooterists from all over hit the road to Amerivespa (Photo: Carol Gjeterud, via Facebook)

It’s time. Amerivespa 2017 kicked off Thursday in Seattle. Scooterists from all over the U.S. and Canada were greeted by sunny skies and warm temperatures, and had a choice of three scenic rides.

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Vespa World Dayz

June 26, 2017
Vespa Rally at VWD2017

Photo: Vespa Club Albania

While the clock ticks down to the beginning of Amerivespa 2017 in Seattle, one of the world’s other major Vespa gatherings wrapped up in Celle, Lower Saxony, Germany Sunday.

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