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VCOA-Chi Spring Prep Garage Day

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

The Vespa Club of Chicago, Chicago Vespisti, and Scooterworks Chicago want to help you prepare your scooter for riding season.

UPDATE: with such a big turnout expected, we won’t realistically have the time or space to do dozens of oil changes, so here’s the plan:
  • At noon, grab a coffee and pastry courtesy of Scooterworks. I’ll briefly go through our “Spring Cleaning” checklist (linked below) and we can answer questions.
  • After that, in the showroom, we’ll demonstrate an oil change on three scooters: a Genuine Buddy, a vintage Vespa, and a modern Vespa. We’ll look at the tools needed, and follow the proper procedures for these models, which should apply to most other scooters, and prepare you well to do it yourself.
  • Following that, we’ll take any remaining time to answer questions and help folks check cable adjustment, batteries, wheels, brakes and bulbs, and we’ll rivet on some club cogs and badges.
  • At about 4pm, if the weather is decent, we’ll do a quick group ride to the lake and stop for some food.
Excited to see everyone! Remember to place orders with Ken if you need anything from Scooterworks, and we’ll have club merchandise on hand. If you’d like to preorder (anything but apparel) online from vcoachicago.com, use code “LOCAL,” then select “free shipping” and we’ll have it ready for you at the event.

All scooters and scooterists are welcome!

Please note that we’re offering free assistance and resources for you to do your own maintenance.
The hosts offer no warranty and accept no liability for these services.

VCOA-Chi Spring Prep Garage Day


March 16
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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Vespa Club of Chicago
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Scooterworks Chicago
5410 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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