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Hi, I'm very new to the world of owning a Vespa, but loved them for years. I got mine last month and absolutely love it. Great forum by the way, some brilliant threads... 8)
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Re: Hello
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Hi, I'm very new to the world of owning a Vespa, but loved them for years. I got mine last month and absolutely love it. Great forum by the way, some brilliant threads... 8)
Hiya from a fellow UK MVer. You will love it here I'm sure and if you want to meet up with some like-minded people there is this:
UK MV Meet - Italian Show Bedford Sun 22 June 2014
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Welcome to MV!!

Have fun!
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Welcome to the forum! Maybe you could post some pics of your scoot?
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Welcome to the forum Closbos!
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Welcome. This forum will save you a lot of money because of all the great advice. BUT, it will also cost you a lot of money because of all the great advice. Laughing emoticon Have fun!
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Wow, what a great response, from all around the globe too, I can tell I'm going to like it here. Just a bit of back ground to my scooter. The previous owner registered it in Nov 2011, shortly after he had an accident (not scooter related) which meant he was unable to ride a geared bike anymore, fortunately I was in the right place at the right time and here she is. Only 64km on the clock when I got her. I hope you like....

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vmorris1921 wrote:
Welcome. This forum will save you a lot of money because of all the great advice. BUT, it will also cost you a lot of money because of all the great advice. Laughing emoticon Have fun!
I know exactly what you mean..
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Aloha and welcome to the forum from Hawaii. Got any pics of your P? We like pics.
See above Judy
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judy wrote:
Aloha and welcome to the forum from Hawaii. Got any pics of your P? We like pics.
See above Judy
Very nice scooter!
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I think I could take a nap on that seat! Love it!
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What a beautiful ride! That chrome really makes the black pop!
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wmak wrote:
What a beautiful ride! That chrome really makes the black pop!
That's what caught my eye aswell.
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How is that SIP "King-Queen" seat for comfort? Looks comfy.
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Aviator47 wrote:
How is that SIP "King-Queen" seat for comfort? Looks comfy.
It is an incredibly comfortable seat, the one problem is being 6ft tall I find I'm a little to big for the seat, but it really is a minor criticism.
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Closbos wrote:
Aviator47 wrote:
How is that SIP "King-Queen" seat for comfort? Looks comfy.
It is an incredibly comfortable seat, the one problem is being 6ft tall I find I'm a little to big for the seat, but it really is a minor criticism.
Thanks for the info. After years being parked outside 24/7, it's time to renew my seat, and I can order one from a shop in Thessiloniki, so I think I will treat myself to one. Fortunately, I quit growing (vertically, that is), a few inches short of 6 ft.
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Should be perfect for you.
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