In this video I cover why the initial setup and charge of a new battery is crucial for both performance and longevity, how your riding habits can impact your battery's lifespan, and the importance of good maintenance and storage.
We'll also look at the things outside of your control, like the impact of battery capacity (bad news for small frame owners), type, and manufacturer choice. I'll let you know why I recommend high-quality brands like Yuasa and Antigravity, and caution people against buying from fly-by-night Amazon and eBay sellers.
Overall, this video is my attempt at a comprehensive guide to maximizing your Vespa battery's lifespan.
JimC, Greasy, et al, if you guys have anything to add by all means, let me know. If I missed something I'll pin it in the comments of my video so others can learn too.