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...
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...
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...
This is how we experienced the Vespa AlpDays 2021 in Zell am See
Thursday - Day 1 - The start (800km / 160km)
After the 'preparations in Scooter Center, it could finally start now. The Vespa Alp Days start much earlier, but the main days are Friday and Saturday. Many associate this scooter meeting in the Alps with a ...
Vespa GTS Tuning extreme: GTS 500
We have already presented the La Mutata GTS 500 here: La Mutata
Björn was with us last week with the two La Mutata models and Ulf, the boss himself, took the opportunity to test the 500cc displacement monsters. Even more with a maximum of half the displacement on a classic Lambretta ...
bgm SUPERSTRONG Vespa Wideframe GS
The proven bgm SUPERSTRONG clutch is now also available for the Vespa GS150 / GS160 and SS180 models.
Ready-to-install coupling for your Wideframe Vespa
The bgm PRO coupling is delivered ready for installation. The scope of delivery includes
the assembled coupling,
a new lock washer,
Clutch cover gasket and
We also recommend replacing the pressure plate and the separating mushroom at the same time, here in ...
MOTO NOSTRA tool bag for e.g. Vespa & Lambretta
We have new tool bags from MOTO NOSTRA on offer - and as usual at these times, there is a product presentation from the home office today!
Tool bag in retro style | Waxed canvas
For classic vehicles and vintage cars, for example, who also want to be stylish when storing their tools, we offer this practical...
Putting your feet on the ground is a statement in itself!
A confirmation of our identity; Scooter boys & girls, mods, racers and travelers know that their ideologies and beliefs end up in accessories that become symbols of their very own qualities.
So is Platónika taking this big step after being in the air for months and…
ARROW exhaust systems available for Vespa GTS
With us you can now get ARROW exhaust systems again.
You may have noticed in our Vespa GTS - Custom Special that most custom scooters from CafeRacer 69 have an Arrow exhaust system installed. This is certainly not without reason, the Berlin Vespa Customizer team knows what it is doing!
See for yourself, Scooteria has...
Photos and videos Vespa Alp Days 2020 Reloaded
First of all: we are already looking forward to next year's Vespa Alp Days in Zell am See (June 01-08, 21) and are full of confidence that we will be able to celebrate "normal" Alp Days with you again. You will soon find registration and information here: https://www.the-alp-days.at/
Everything is different this year. Corona does it...
The perfect indicators for your Vespa GTS conversion
We have already presented the popular LED turn signals with dynamic running lights from MOTO NOSTRA to you here. Our partner Cafe Racer 69 is also happy to install the indicators on their Vespa GTS conversions. Not without reason, because the tinted indicators offer an exclusive and noble look. In action are the…
Vespa PX LED headlights
In this Vespa tutorial video we show you how our Vespa PX LED headlight is installed for the Vespa PX. The MOTO NOSTRA HighPower LED headlight itself can also be installed in other vehicles (Lambretta, Vespa GTS, Sprint, Rally), with the supplied vehicle-specific frame, the installation of the Vespa headlight is as ...
Install black oil pan Vespa GTS
Why convert a Vespa GTS oil pan?
In this post on Vespa GTS conversion, we have shown you some great examples of custom and tuning on a Vespa GTS.
Often it is the details that make a successful renovation with a coherent overall concept.
A nice detail on modern Vespa scooters is, for example, a black oil pan. We …
bgm CLASSIC scooter tires 3.50 / 10
In this video Alex introduces you to the bgm CLASSIC tire, a modern tire with a classic profile for scooters. So don't let the profile irritate you: at first glance, the profile cannot be distinguished from the Vespa & Lambretta OEM tires of the 60s, but the tire is not ...
The Vespa engine - the heart of Platónika - received the desired control angles of the crankshaft in the last post
Adjust cylinder overcurrent channels in the motor to optimize performance
Vespa Tuning: Before the complete assembly of the engine can be done, all the work that generates chips has to be done. Only then can the housing be cleaned.
These include here in the next…
How do I mount the tires on a Vespa / Lambretta?
Using our bgm Classic tires as an example, we show the correct assembly of the tire (split rim).
1. Reduce friction
The inner tube is subjected to flexing when the tire rolls off, so it makes sense to use talc to reduce friction on the inside.
The white powder reduces friction between...
Our video and blog today is about measuring the inlet angle, also known as the inlet timing.
The inlet angle should move in a certain range which is given in degrees crankshaft. As a fixed point, the measurements always start from the top dead center, or TDC for short.
The intake area is therefore divided into the values "before TDC" and "after TDC" ...
Instructions and tutorial videos for your Vespa PX
In the next week we will start our Vespa tutorial videos, a series from the Vespa Platónika bgm177 project from Scooter Center.
How do I install a Vespa cylinder?
How do I measure the pinch gap cylinder / piston / cylinder head?
How is a carburetor assembled?
Cylinder stud tips for...
Would you like to know which parts are built into the Vespa Platónika?
Only the best of the best, i.e. a multitude of specially developed products from the bgm brand. It would not have been easy for me to pick the best products, but luckily the technical department of the Scooter Centers actively supported here and in painstaking detailed work in ...