Minn-Max Scooters of MN First Ride of he Season
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Molto Verboso
2013 Vespa 300 Super, 2007 Burgman 400
Joined: 30 Mar 2014
Posts: 1439
Location: Minneapolis USA
Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:51 pm quote
First group ride of the Season. The Lakes in the City (Mpls) are still frozen with ice.

We met in the center of the city called Uptown and cruised the parkways around the lakes in Minneapolis. High water blocked us near the Mississippi River. We rode past the road closed barriers until water over the road stopped us. Great authentic Italian lunch near St Paul at Boun Giornos Deli. Good ride in the Sun 58 degrees.

Uptown Minneapolis - Hipster Place

Hardy Crew Dressed Warm

River Road near St Paul on the Mississippi

We stopped at the Road Closed but went on until we hit flooded road

My Vespa, Piaggo Bev, Piaggo MP3 500, Silverwing and a Burgman 400 made the ride

Italian Food for Lunch, Molto bello

Veni, Vidi, Posti
2007 LX150 2015 GTS 2013 BV 350
Joined: 13 Sep 2012
Posts: 8240
Location: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:19 pm quote
Nice! Think I've bumped into a couple of you folks before.
2006 GT200
Joined: 23 Feb 2016
Posts: 2660
Location: Moscow, Idaho
Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:02 pm quote
Tutto bene!

Lakes still frozen?? Definitely a hardier stock than I up there!
Molto Verboso
2013 Vespa 300 Super, 2007 Burgman 400
Joined: 30 Mar 2014
Posts: 1439
Location: Minneapolis USA
Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:03 am quote
First Minnesota Group Ride

You are right sir. Kraig Jones, Werner Kohler, and myself (Bob Copeland)
regularly join your annual Wisconscoot Rallys from Minnesota. I expect you will see the three of us this Season for Wisconscoot 2018.


In Minnesota, December had the coldest temperature in over 100 years.
Combined with a long Winter, Lake Ice up North was over 2 feet thick, in
the South minimum 1 foot thick. It may hit 70-80 degrees this week - the ice will go out soon.

Bob Copeland
Frost Bite Falls Minnesota
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