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How did Vespa become Vespa? What does Vespa mean? Do I need a motorcycle license to drive one?

How did Vespa become Vespa?

Piaggio (the company that makes Vespa) started as a timber machining company in 1884. When airplanes got off the ground in the early 1900's, Piaggio started with the wood and canvas planes that were taking flight. Piaggio found great success as a plane manufacturer, becoming one of Italy's largest producers of airplanes and seaplanes...

The history of Piaggio in a gif:

Do you need a motorcycle license to drive a Vespa in Maine?

Maine has two different classes of scooters, motor scooters and mopeds...
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How Do I Get My Scooter Ready For Spring?

Your Questions are Answered by our Service Manager, Neil Harriman!

Question 1: What do I need to do to get my scooter ready for Spring?
Neil Says: If you are going to get your scooter ready for Spring yourself, use the following checklist to ensure your safety on the road:
  1. Check your tires for tread wear and cracking.
  2. Check your front and rear tire pressure. Front 28-32 psi, rear 30-34 psi.
  3. Check your front and…
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