The Vespa SS90 is much sought after by collectors due to its extreme rarity, just over 5000 were made between 1965 and 1971, and most of these have been lost to the ravages of rust, time, and overly ambitious riders. Vespa is Italian for “wasp”, a well-chosen name for a company that started out making buzzy…
The Cezeta 506 is an all-new electric scooter built using the timeless, and much loved, steel monocoque body from the 501 and 502 variants that were built in the ’50s and ’60s. The Cezeta scooter was one of the most famous exports from Czechoslovakia during its production run, the iconic styling set it well apart…
There’s something timelessly appealing about Audrey Hepburn, this photograph of her is from the 1953 film “Roman Holiday”, also staring Gregory Peck.
After last weeks popular post about racing Vespas on the roof of the iconic Fiat Factory in Turin, I did a little more research into scooter racing and came across this wonderful old picture of a chap hammering along on his Vespa, looking for all the world like Rollie Free.
This scooter is a classic 1957 Zundapp Bella, it’s a 200cc 2-stroke with an electric start and a beautiful fire engine red paint job. The eBay seller says it has a clear Ohio title and has been stored indoors for the past few years…
Sure, you might have seen this picture before. But hell, it’s Monday and we all need a laugh. Hit the Facebook share button below if you’d like to cheer up your friends. Or make them cringe.
This is singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards and her pooch, in a park just outside of Toronto, Canada. Vespas with sidecars attached have always
The work of Magda Sayeg isn’t the sort of thing we’d usually feature here on Silodrome but I decided to make an exception with this project. I’m not sure if it’s the crocheted scooter than appeals to me or if it’s the crocheted lady, or maybe both.
This delightful, slightly modified, Puch moped is currently listed for sale over at Britton Bees. The air-cooled 50cc single cylinder Puch was a regular addition to the zeitgeist
Advertising was so much simpler back in the 60s. The formula seemed to go like this: Put pretty girl on/in/around product, take photograph, add logo, done.
I like it.