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    Are you a mod or a rocker?

    I just picked-up this 1957 Vespa Acma, so I guess I am the former. How about you? And share some pics.




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    sweet ride! two stroke?

    either it's redone or immaculately stored w/ incredibly low mileage...

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    Why can I only be one or the other? I want your scooter and a cafe racer.


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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Why can I only be one or the other? I want your scooter and a cafe racer.
    You're a mocker
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    X, if that is your Norton, you suck.

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    That is a beautiful Vespa, congrats.

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    Quote Originally Posted by msincredible View Post
    You're a mocker
    I like that.

    A lot.

    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    X, if that is your Norton, you suck.
    Ha! I wish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    I like that.

    A lot.
    Thank Ringo Starr.
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    Quote Originally Posted by randya View Post
    sweet ride! two stroke?

    either it's redone or immaculately stored w/ incredibly low mileage...
    Thanks!

    2-stroke, 125 cc. Restored by the last owner but he also had a motorcycle and a Porsche so this was just collecting dust in the garage.

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    Very nice Vespa.

    I can't hear the word Mod with thinking about this song.

    I'd like a scooter as I am less likely to kill myself with it than a proper motorbike. All I've got is this PowerPak equipped roadster.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iab View Post
    Are you a mod or a rocker?
    *Looks at blue star* *sigh*
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    What would this make me? This is what I want if I go 2 wheeled and motorized, a Hayabusa!

    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    That is one sweet Vespa.

    Talk to me if you want some mod tunes to go with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    What would this make me? This is what I want if I go 2 wheeled and motorized, a Hayabusa!
    A squid?

    (Okay, not necessarily, but it wouldn't really fit into either category.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    A squid?
    I was going to say paraplegic.

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    Well,Their Motorcycles (so said the state of Ks,lol) they ain't fast,But they sure sip gas!!

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    nice ride!

    sadly, im pretty much a yuppie in training.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Why can I only be one or the other? I want your scooter and a cafe racer.

    I'll see your Norton and raise you a Colorado Norton Works...


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    I restored this little gem in my garage.
    1969 Suzuki k11p (80cc w/ oil injection)
    No aftermarket or repro parts available, so I had to find all NOS parts from all over the world!




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    I'm a little of both...I'm a mocker

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    Quote Originally Posted by msincredible View Post
    You're a mocker
    You are Ms. Incredible! So young and able to pull a Ringo Starr quote off.

    Not to mention you beat me to it. First thing I thought of when I saw the title to this thread was the Ringo Starr "I'm a mocker" quote.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iab View Post
    I just picked-up this 1957 Vespa Acma, so I guess I am the former. How about you? And share some pics.



    <snip>
    wow - I've never seen a set-up like that - comfy ride for TWO! Is that a custom seat set-up?

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