Category Archives: Vespa

Spree is in the Air

I’ve noticed it is motor scooter season round our way in Hawthorne, with a batch of newish Vespas and other motor scooters (no, not Honda’s wondrous little Spree from the ’80s) sharing the road with the big honkin’ SUVs. It’s … Continue reading

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The Black Rider is Not Alone

As we’d hinted at earlier this week, motor scooter sales are through the roof, reports the NY Times, as commuters seek ways to avoid paying $4.40 for a gallon of gas. Getting as many as 100 miles to the gallon, … Continue reading

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Face to Face With the Black Rider

I actually had a chance to meet the guy driving the bike rack’s newest arrival, a sleek black Vespa, the other day. We were both unlocking our respective rides when I offered up some lame entree like “That must be … Continue reading

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Bike Rack Suddenly Hottest Thing in Hummerville

We recently mentioned the new hotspot in Grand Central, and it appears Hawthorne train station has its very own hotspot too–the bike rack that TJ had sole us for for the past year. Not only was the black Vespa–heretofore known … Continue reading

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Italian Seductress Turns Up at Station

I’ve often lamented the fact that few cyclists opt to use the bike rack that I’d painstakingly (OK, it wasn’t that painful) lobbied Town Hall to install at the Hummerville train station. I did, however, share the rack with a … Continue reading

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