Vespa/Lambretta rider new to the Eastern Machinery

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Vespa/Lambretta rider new to the Eastern Machinery

Postby Ohsuchislife » Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:24 am

hello peeps

I'm very new to this Russian machinery scene being a Vespa/ Lambretta since the early 80s ... and I must confess I'm enjoying the challenge of it all
just come back from a trip to Italy on my 1963 Lambretta .. and was treated like a God ... oh the joy

just restoring my old mini that ive had for years
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Re: Vespa/Lambretta rider new to the Eastern Machinery

Postby VWK75S » Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:31 am

Location?
John
The Ural's made Maine a much bigger state.

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Re: Vespa/Lambretta rider new to the Eastern Machinery

Postby Ohsuchislife » Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:13 am

hello John

Canterbury .. Magna Britannica

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Re: Vespa/Lambretta rider new to the Eastern Machinery

Postby VWK75S » Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:09 am

What type of rig are you looking for?
I'm from New England :foilhead: not much help on your side of the pond but we have members from England, Great Britain, United Kingdom or what ever you call it. :?
:cheers: John
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Re: Vespa/Lambretta rider new to the Eastern Machinery

Postby mod_rocker » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:13 pm

Welcome!
I imagine that restoring a Mini and maintaining a Lammy has provided more than enough experience to keep up one of these "eastern" machines. Magna Britannia, huh? Study much Latin?
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Re: Vespa/Lambretta rider new to the Eastern Machinery

Postby Lmo » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:51 am

Your "back up" lamp would be of interest to Law Enforcement Officers in most States here.

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