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The blogosphere is full of fascinatng stuff. While by no means a comprehensive list, these are blogs I follow—you might find them interesting as well.


F**k Yeah Scooter Club A Tacoma, Wash. scooter club.

Firkin Scooter Club Another Tacoma scooter club.

Harold Hollingsworth A noted painter. And Lambretta owner/rider.

Key West Diary Started out as Key West Vespa.

Mighty Ohio SC Based in Cincinnati. Mighty Oooo!

Scooter in the Sticks Steve Williams’ award winning scooter/photo blog. A classic must-read.

Troubadour’s Treks On a Triumph Tiger, among other things.

Trobairitz’ Tablet A Trobairitz is a female Troubadour. Betcha didn’t know that.

Find Me on the Road SonjaM returns to riding after a lengthy break.

Twisted Roads by Jack Riepe Jack’s twisted humor, with a motorcycle theme.

Manufacturers and distributors

Genuine Scooter Company The folks who bring you the Buddy and the Stella.

Kymco USA This Taiwan-based company makes some fine machines.

Alliance Powersports U.S. Disributor for SYM scooters and motorcycles.

Vespa USA They started the whole scooter thing back in 1946. Part of the Piaggio group.

News and reviews

Detroit Scooter Examiner Ron Arnold scoots in Detroit.

Scooterfile Scooter news, opinion and reviews.

Scooter Station Le premier guide scooter du Net (It’s in French).


How a 2-stroke engine works This animation shows how the magic happens.

How to read a spark plug Essential knowledge for performance tuning a 2-stroke engine.

Motorcycle laws by state An easy, interactive guide from the American Motorcyclist Association.

Motorcycle Safety Foundation Learn to ride the right way, and enhance your riding skills.

Scoot Safely Exactly what it says on the tin—Alan Hearnshaw shows you how ride the right way.

Scooter Help Got questions about scooter maintenance and repair? Right this way.

Scooter Relief Financial aid and support for scooterists in need.

Stella Resources contains links to .pdf versions of Stella and Vespa PX manuals.

Vespa P-series maintenance and repair All the info you need, nicely organized (pay no attention to the last-updated-in-2003 news feed).

Scooter enthusiast sites

Chinese Scooter Club, U.K. Well… someone had to do it!

Heinkel One of the better-known postwar German scooters.

Motor Scooter Guide Scooter news, reviews, forums and more.

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