The SIP Scootershop annual road trip for 2019 was to France’s Champagne region - Christian Seidl is your guide to this year’s installment…
VVC member Nigel Buxton, now residing in Australia, recalls when he visited an old friend on a return trip to England in 2013..
The lovely Rally before us belongs to Bernd Kirschner of Hola Vespa, and is a German example rather than Spanish as he explains..
On what must have been the hottest, or one of the hottest, August Bank Holiday weekend’s on record, C.Spavento was paying a visit to Brighton’s Mod Weekender.
This article was destined for the pages of the next JOURNAL. However, the text and images, which need to be viewed at a decent size, are better suited to being published here on the VVC website’s News Page….
After reading the Autumn issue (JOURNAL No.80) it made VVC member, Nigel Buxton nostalgic and brought back memories of his days on Vespas both in the UK & riding solo across Europe.
C.Spavento, one of the VVC’s resident contributors, visited Brighton over the recent bank holiday weekend and checked out the ‘bling’ scooters on display - report coming soon.
I spotted this old slide photo on Flickr, believed to be taken in Palma, Majorca during the late 1950s/early 1960s.
Club members Roger Smith, Warren Jopson and Bob Box have recently returned from an overseas ‘reccy’ to northern France..
Italian VVC member, Federico Savogin, has been putting his feet up on his vacanze/holidays in Termoli. Termoli is on Italy’s eastern side on the Adriatic coast in the lesser known region of Molise.
Club members, Roger Smith and Warren Jopson travelled up from the south coast and Essex respectively, to represent the VVC at the inaugural ScooterExpo event in Alfreton, Derbyshire.
Cheltenham is a fair distance to travel for lunch from home in north Herts, but that would never stop committed VVC stalwarts, Peter and Carole Rose..
The weekend was spent with relatives in North Norfolk and a visit to a kite festival held in Hunstanton; no Vespas but I did see an Ape..
The scooter scene accommodates a wide variety of tastes - if Mod, restos or customs aren’t your thing, then maybe ‘Mad Max’ style street racers with monster engines hanging out of them is..!
I returned to work yesterday after two weeks off; hence the News Page for August looking a little bare. A week was spent camping in Moreton, Dorset and the rest was spent at home in West Herts.
I’m pleased to say this special GS150 now has a new owner and home, having just been sold to a recently joined VVC member from West Sussex.
Veteran Vespa Club Chairman Roger Smith is the club’s biggest supporter and cares for the VVC nearly as much as his own collection of Vespas..
Pierluigi Praturlon established himself as Italy's top film set photographer. He worked on many of the great movies that emerged from Rome’s Cinecittà film studios and photographed most of the actors who starred in them.
Nice shot taken by Bernd Kirschner of Hola Vespa, displaying his love of Vespa.
VVC Membership Secretary, Martin Sambrook emailed the committee today with some green news…