The 2024 Vespa Club of Chicago Annual Meeting was held Sunday, February 4 at Chapter Leader Bryan Bedell’s house.The agenda/talking points are in black, notes from the meeting (and later) are in blue. Welcome/Introductions, pizza courtesy of Second City Scooter
Tools and spares to carry with you on your scooter If you’ve got a late-model scooter, ride it regularly, and take it to the dealer for regular service, maybe you’ll never need to think about what’s going on inside that
Getting your scooter ready for the riding season If you winterized your bike properly, prepping it for the riding season should be pretty simple. Many of the steps below can be skipped if you covered them when you put the
VCOA Chicago goes to Japan for an unforgettable ride with the Vespa Club of Tokyo
Read all about our new letterpress-printed recruitment cards.
Agenda and notes from our first Annual Winter Meeting.
An excerpt from “Scootering: A Penguin Handbook” published in the U.K. in 1962. A enlightening read about the history and tradition of scooter clubs.
Chicago is obviously the greatest city in the world, but maybe not the greatest city for all-season riding. If you’re riding all winter, more power to ‘ya (be careful!), but most of us try to avoid the snow, ice, and
VCOA’s Roadside Assistance program includes 25 miles of free towing, battery service, or even an emergency gallon of gas if you run out! It really is a heck of nice a benefit for your $35 membership fees. This benefit, however,
I’ve been riding vintage scooters, and thus maintaining a small fleet of them, for more than 25 years. I’m still no pro mechanic, but I’ve learned a few essential things over the years. Before getting into specific repair and maintenance