About April

Editor, Scoot! Magazine I like old stuff. Find me either on a scooter or at estate sales on the weekends. Glad to not have grown up yet.I like my backyard on a sunny day. Favorite things: the smell of 2-stroke smoke (really!), wind, lemonade, road trips, word games, clean sheets.
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Merry Christmas

and a scootin’ New Year!

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NoHo Scooters to Close

For the past ten years, Mike Frankovich has run NoHo Scooters from a shop in North Hollywood, CA that had a cool neon sign and a fun vintage vibe.  Today, Mike posted a notice that the shop is closing at the end of the year. Shops come and go. It has been a sad fact [...]

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Photo Exhibit of Vespa Travels: Dec 7-16, San Francisco, CA

In 2010, Italians Giorgio and Giulia Serafinoa rode across America via Route 66 on a Vespa 50. Our friend and VCOA president Mike Bobadilla wrote an article about it in Scoot! Magazine issue #60. The couple’s adventures by scooter and the photos that they took from the trip are published in a new book, L’America [...]

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Cyber Monday Sale at PartsForScooters

All PartsForScooters.com orders on Monday 11/26/12 can get a 15% off discount using the code: CYBER2012. PartsForScooters sells items for a variety of automatic scooters and common engines such as the Gy6 and QMB139.

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Lemax Scooter Date figurine

$5.99 at Sears

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Fred Perry Subculture: Don Letts Films

As time goes on Fred Perry keeps the faith and this month the company has released a series of short films by Don Letts the English DJ  (and member of Big Audio Dynamite) who has had his finger on the pulse of the British youth subcultures for decades. The films cover groups such as Teddys, [...]

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Scooters Originali Moving & Sale

From the Scooters Originali crew: Scooters Originali Is Going Country! We’re chucking life in the big city for some country livin’. As of Dec. 1, Scooters Originali will be located at 924 Marcon Blvd, Suite 105, Allentown, PA 18109. You’ll still be able to reach us at www.scootersoriginali.com, and 973-672-6600. A Bigger Shop Means Big [...]

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VCLG Swap Meet this Sunday 10/28

This Sunday 10/28 Vespa Los Gatos hosts a scooter swap meet at the American Legion Hall (1344 Dell Avenue, Campbell, CA) 8am-2pm. Scoot! will have some cool merch and riding gear available at great prices. For more info including vending opptys email info@thescootclub.com

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