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I've moved the information over that was still up to date and added a new entry from Toronto. At least this is a start. Certainly many more missing but I'm sure the dealerships will be quick to point it out if they're missing.
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Benito wrote:
I've moved the information over that was still up to date and added a new entry from Toronto. At least this is a start. Certainly many more missing but I'm sure the dealerships will be quick to point it out if they're missing.
Thanks again, that's great.
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Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:00 pm linkquote
You think we should create categories within this page for country? Still just one article, but with sections?

And which comes first, US or Canada?
Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:42 pm

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Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:42 pm linkquote
Well since it is organized in alphabetical order I'm thinking Britain, Canada and then the USA. I'll take care of that.
Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:51 pm

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Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:51 pm linkquote
Curse you and your pedantic alphabetic logic!

Just to mess with you, I changed something in the article. I'll let you figure out what it is.
Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:59 pm

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Fri Jun 06, 2008 2:02 pm linkquote
Yes I can see what you changed, it does look better in the larger font. I had only used italics because I always forget that I can change the font size.
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Fri Jun 06, 2008 2:10 pm linkquote
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Yes I can see what you changed, it does look better in the larger font. I had only used italics because I always forget that I can change the font size.
I didn't actually change the font, I used H tags, as in:
[h4]This is a headline[/h4]
Which looks like:
This is a headline


I'm actually working on the headline tags right now. The spacing and underlining isn't right, and I just can't leave well enough alone.
Fri Jun 06, 2008 2:36 pm

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Fri Jun 06, 2008 2:36 pm linkquote
Well I learn something everyday.
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Wed Nov 12, 2008 7:41 pm linkquote
Vespa Austin -- Austin, TX

Vespa Alamo Heights -- San Antonio, TX
Wed Nov 12, 2008 7:44 pm

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Wed Nov 12, 2008 7:44 pm linkquote
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Vespa Austin -- Austin, TX

Vespa Alamo Heights -- San Antonio, TX
Do you have website addresses?
Wed Nov 12, 2008 7:47 pm

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danny*h wrote:
Vespa Austin -- Austin, TX

Vespa Alamo Heights -- San Antonio, TX
Do you have website addresses?
www.vespaaustin.com

www.vespaalamoheights.com
Wed Nov 12, 2008 7:52 pm

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Wed Nov 12, 2008 7:52 pm linkquote
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thefuzzylogic wrote:
danny*h wrote:
Vespa Austin -- Austin, TX

Vespa Alamo Heights -- San Antonio, TX
Do you have website addresses?
www.vespaaustin.com

www.vespaalamoheights.com
Ha! Easy enough. I've added them.
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danny*h wrote:
thefuzzylogic wrote:
danny*h wrote:
Vespa Austin -- Austin, TX

Vespa Alamo Heights -- San Antonio, TX
Do you have website addresses?
www.vespaaustin.com

www.vespaalamoheights.com
Ha! Easy enough. I've added them.
Both have same owner: Fred McGinnis
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Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:23 am linkquote
Added.
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Mon Nov 17, 2008 10:07 am linkquote
These are the only two dealers I know of in New Mexico (though there could be others...)

VESPA ALBUQUERQUE

1220 S. Renaissance Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Phone (505) 999-2550
Web http://www.vespaabq.com

Hours
Tu;Sa;10:00:00;18:00:00

Nick is the head mechanic - A good guy all around!


Centaur Cycles & Scooters
Santa Fe, NM 87507

Phone (505) 471-5481
Web http://www.centaurcyclesandscooters.com

Don't know them but have heard good things from a few folks...


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Mon Nov 17, 2008 3:38 pm linkquote
Added.
Fri Dec 12, 2008 12:57 pm

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Fri Dec 12, 2008 12:57 pm linkquote
I added the two Vespa Dealers from the Pittsburgh area:


European Motorcycles of Pittsburgh
Vespa dealer in Pittsburgh, Pa. North

Day Vespa of Shadyside
Vespa dealer in Pittsburgh, Pa. East
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Fri Dec 12, 2008 1:19 pm linkquote
Later when there are more dealers listed would it be better to break up the US by state?
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Fri Dec 12, 2008 2:08 pm linkquote
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Later when there are more dealers listed would it be better to break up the US by state?
Yeppers, I'd say that's a great idea.
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Sat Dec 27, 2008 1:49 pm linkquote
A complete list exists on the Vespa USA website and is kept current. There are only about 20 dealers on the MV Wiki list out of over 400 in the U.S.

Perhaps a link to the Vespa website at the top of the U.S. dealer list would be helpful.
http://www.vespausa.com/find_dealer.php

[edit]
Instead of just bringing it up I went ahead and added it. Hope it's helpful.

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Sat Dec 27, 2008 2:09 pm linkquote
You're welcome to compile a list and post it. I, for one, am not going to click on each state and cut/paste each dealer. Maybe you have a contact at Piaggio who can get a list in excel or something?
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Quote:
You're welcome to compile a list and post it. I, for one, am not going to click on each state and cut/paste each dealer. Maybe you have a contact at Piaggio who can get a list in excel or something?
I didn't mean to add their content to MV Wiki, but to add a link to their already existing page.
I went ahead and added it.
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Sat Dec 27, 2008 2:14 pm linkquote
That's the spirit!
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Sat Aug 01, 2009 7:55 am linkquote
Can I get my dealer up?
Vespa of Columbia
Columbia, MO USA
http://www.vespaofcolumbia.com/
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Sat Aug 01, 2009 8:16 am linkquote
Boston, Massachusetts:

Vespa Boston
http://www.herbchambers.com/ou/boston-vespa/index.do

Head mechanic is Chris. Good guy, knows his stuff. Small shop, but get to know them and they will always be glad to help you out.
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Sat Aug 01, 2009 3:28 pm linkquote
Two up and one down:

Vespa of Columbia and Vespa Boston have been added.

Vespa Shadyside in Pittsburgh has, sadly, has gone down the swirly drain and has been removed from the list.
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Benito wrote:
ummgood wrote:
Later when there are more dealers listed would it be better to break up the US by state?
Yeppers, I'd say that's a great idea.
Guess who had some time on his hands tonight.
Done.
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Good work Menhir.
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Menhir wrote:
Benito wrote:
ummgood wrote:
Later when there are more dealers listed would it be better to break up the US by state?
Yeppers, I'd say that's a great idea.
Guess who had some time on his hands tonight.
Done.
That looks great. I think there is another dealer in New Braunfels Texas that isn't on there. I'll try to find it. They primarily sell Aprilia but I think they sell Vespa/Piaggio too.
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Mon Aug 10, 2009 10:21 am linkquote
The website for Vespa House in Melbourne is http://www.vespa-house.com.au/

They are a great dealer/service place, I exclusively used them when I lived in Melbourne could not have asked for better service.
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The website for Vespa House in Melbourne is http://www.vespa-house.com.au/

They are a great dealer/service place, I exclusively used them when I lived in Melbourne could not have asked for better service.
Taken care of.
Thanks for the info.
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We have a fine dealer in Tacoma, Washington that's not on the list.Here's the website address:
http://www.nwmotorscooters.com/scooters.html

They've been there for a few years now.

thanks, Jon
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Thanks. I'll post it to the article later today...there's still some turkey that needs eaten.

(Later that same evening)
OK, turkey is toast. Done.
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Another Great dealer.
Another great dealer is Seacoast Sport Cycles in Derry, NH. Fair deals and good service. I got my Piaggio Fly 150 there and have used them since for service. My only issue with them is they are forty miles from my house. I wish they could move a little closer.
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Sat May 18, 2013 4:03 pm linkquote
Canadian Dealerships
I've noticed that the listing of Canadian dealers is out of date, there are several missing dealers, and several dealers listed who are no longer in business, or are no longer Vespa dealers (e.g. Motoretta in Toronto is now a Honda dealership).

With the permission of the forum, I would like to undertake updating the Canadian section to reflect as closely as possible the current situation in Canada by province.
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Re: Canadian Dealerships
ckaiserca wrote:
I've noticed that the listing of Canadian dealers is out of date, there are several missing dealers, and several dealers listed who are no longer in business, or are no longer Vespa dealers (e.g. Motoretta in Toronto is now a Honda dealership).

With the permission of the forum, I would like to undertake updating the Canadian section to reflect as closely as possible the current situation in Canada by province.
Go for it - all members can contribute.
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Re: Another Great dealer.
Silversmuge wrote:
Another great dealer is Seacoast Sport Cycles in Derry, NH. Fair deals and good service. I got my Piaggio Fly 150 there and have used them since for service. My only issue with them is they are forty miles from my house. I wish they could move a little closer.
Another issue with them is they now carry 0 scooters. All motorcycles now. Went in to get my inspection done a few months ago and they have nothing Piaggio in stock.
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