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Patrick tells us a little about what this great event was: "From Gourlizon we go to Douarnenez in the rain, to a member of our scooter club's restaurant for lunch, where we have 38 bikes due to the bad weather forecast, and then to the sea at Penhors in the afternoon driving. On Sunday morning we drive 80 km by the sea ...

Exit During my visit to Robin Davy I took the time to get to know the city of Munich better, but it is not a complete trip without a Vespa ride! So the good Mitschl Kelle lent me his Vespa T5 and organized a wonderful trip with Vespa Clubs from Munich, who were in front of the impressive ...

I had the opportunity to meet one of the biggest Vespa collectors in Germany and maybe even in the world! And he's on the today Scooter Center Couch, in this exclusive video, like no other, he tells us the details of his collection, the amazing stories behind each find. As a Vespa fan, I'm totally fascinated, not only by...

Swing arm bearing axle brake pad bolt Vespa Largefram Wideframe BGM4311 BGM4310

Swing arm bearing axle brake pad bolt Vespa Largefram Wideframe BGM4311 BGM4310

HQ suspension components made in Germany by BGM PRO for Vespa Wideframe / Largeframe
Piaggio is known to many 'only' as the world's largest scooter manufacturer. The Vespa, as Piaggio's most outstanding brand, has had a lasting impact on the image of the Pontedera-based company. Originally, however, Piaggio also manufactured railway wagons, ships and very successful aircraft engines (around 1940, ...

Polini has redeveloped the proven Polini banana and given it a new look. What the new banana or, according to the new Polini nomenclature, the "original" exhaust can do; I took a look for you. From a purely visual point of view, the new original banana differs significantly from the design of the older vintages. The body is thicker in terms of material...

Part 5 for stage 4 Luckily, as with so many things in life, everyone has their preferences...More speed and more peak power or more torque at low speed. That's why I'm looking for more in today's part... But not peak power, but by rev range and torque. The "tractor engine" is sought. In part 4 with ...

In the fourth part of our little blog series we make the following changes to our test engine:

The cylinder is raised at the base with two 1mm spacers by a further 2mm compared to level 0.5. This changes the steering angle of the transfer channels from 124° to 126°. The outlet is adjusted to a control angle of 190° by milling. In addition …

What happens to a Vespa that has crossed a whole continent in 22 months and driven 72.000 km with a full load - over 100 kg of luggage alone - over all kinds of roads?
We are always thrilled when someone shows up with a great adventure and see with great interest how they are preparing for that journey and...

WHY AN LED HEADLIGHT ON THE VESPA? 
The limit with conventional Bilux bulbs on most scooters is a headlight bulb with 45/45 W. The ignitions, which usually have an output of 80 W to max. 120 W, do not provide more. The luminosity is measured in lumens under 400. The LED headlight has a three times as ...

M&R VESPABAG leather bag Vespa

M&R VESPABAG leather bag Vespa

M&R VESPABAG - PER LA TUA VESPA DI IERI
 
The bags: M&R VESPABAG
The VespaBag is the perfect addition to any Vespa. The bag, designed as a leg shield pocket, offers plenty of storage space for this and that. It hugs the shape of the Vespa shield, both outside and inside. It is attached using integrated hooks and can be attached with a ...

Hubcap Vespa 10 "new

Hubcap Vespa 10 "new

The Vespa hubcap - a classic Vespa accessory
One of the simplest, cheapest and most eye-catching ways to customize your Vespa has always been: the hubcap. For a long time there wasn't that much choice.

We have now added 4 new hubcaps to our range, which we particularly liked. Immediately available:

So here we have a nice selection of new…

M244 Quattrini cylinder Vesoa on the test bench

M244 Quattrini cylinder Vesoa on the test bench

Quattrini M244 king shaft - the super tourer in the second expansion stage "outlet" M244_2
M244 - part 3

In the second part of this series, we simply adapted the cylinder and the engine housing to each other and put the cylinder on the engine without further processing "Plug & Play".

This resulted in very moderate control angles:

with 124 ° transfer angle
and 177 ° outlet angle

Some exhaust systems come with ...

Cylinder hood Vespa Quattrini M244 GRP

Cylinder hood Vespa Quattrini M244 GRP

Cylinder hood too short? We have the matching Quattrini cylinder cooling hood made of GRP
In the course of our engine project with the Quattrini M244, we created a cylinder cooling hood for the M232 and M244 cylinders in cooperation with the GRP specialist BSK.

Quattrini cylinder too long for original cylinder cooling hood
The basic structure of the M244 cylinder is long. The Piaggio cylinder hood of the Vespa PX200 is simply ...

Scooter leg shield clamp mirror for Vespa and Lambretta

Scooter leg shield clamp mirror for Vespa and Lambretta

Clamp mirror for leg shield on Vespa, Lambretta & Co.
In your Scooter Center Shop you will find a large selection of mirrors and also clamp mirrors for the leg shield!

But do the mirrors fit your scooter? What is the size how does the color fit? What shape do the clamp mirrors have and what are the proportions in relation to the leg shield?

We now have all...

Quattrini M244 Kingwelle - the super tourer

Quattrini M244 Kingwelle - the super tourer

Quattrini M244 king shaft - the super tourer in the first expansion stage "Plug & Play" M244_1
This is part 2 of this Quattrini M244 series. In this first construction stage, M244_1, we set up the M244 on our engine without any further changes, only with spacers on the cylinder head and on the cylinder base.

We have included the resulting control angles in the list for ...

 

 
Sport exhaust Scooter and Service NEWLINE for Vespa PX200 - Part 1
 

The powerful NEWLINE exhaust system series from Scooter and Service are 'handmade in Germany'. The head of Scooter and Service, "Wolle" (Wolfgang Riehn), has his headquarters for Vespa special parts, custom conversions and very strong but always suitable for everyday use in Bispingen near Hamburg, which is well-known far beyond the national borders.

Alex builds a Quattrini engine

Alex builds a Quattrini engine

Vespa Quattrini M244 engine 252ccm - from super tourers to top racers
The story of the Quattrini cylinder
Towards the end of 2015, rumors were growing that Max Quattrini would bring a potent cylinder for the PX200 onto the market.

The time has come at the beginning of 2016. The M232 and the big brother M244 are available on the market.

The construction seemed to take some getting used to at first...

Evo retrofit electric scooter

Evo retrofit electric scooter

Evo Retrofit
Hated & bashed by die-hard 2-stroke fans, enthusiasm increases among those who were allowed to test drive them - we're talking about classic Vespa scooters, which are equipped with electric motors from EvoRetrofit Scooter Center Open day for test drives were available.

EvoRetrovit has managed to design an electric motor that fits plug & play into the original frame of a classic Vespa ...

ROLLERSHOP Vespa catalog 1987 with red Vespa Primavera 125 and Zirri engine with water cooling

ROLLERSHOP Vespa catalog 1987 with red Vespa Primavera 125 and Zirri engine with water cooling

Scooter shop cover Vespa
If you've been driving a scooter for a while, you may still know the scooter shop!

Scooter youth icons
In the 80s and early 90s, the scooter shop was the scooter shop for us young scooter riders. Whether scooter boy, popper or mod: with its catalogues, the scooter shop took pocket money and our first salary out of our pockets. But …

Akrapovic Euro5 Vespa GTS

Akrapovic Euro5 Vespa GTS

Now available: Akrapovic Euro 5 Vespa GTS 300
Akrapovic Euro 5 Slip-On Line (SS) S-VE3SO10-HZDFBL VESPA GTS SUPER 300 / SEI GIORNI / TECH 2021
Slip-on exhaust systems are easy to install and replace the standard muffler on your scooter. Akrapovic promises more power, more torque and less weight with the new Euro 5 exhaust for the 2021 GTS (see ...