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Old 11-05-2002, 11:17 AM   #1
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I think it would be great to sport an old Vespa scooter.



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right buu-day

just like the wea-sel.

awoooooooooooooooo

oh yeah thats my written pauly shore impression


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those are sooooooooo cooool. i want one. the top end model only cost about 9k.
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I'll take one of these any day


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Old 11-05-2002, 11:22 AM   #5
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check the Cali laws. CT and NY are that you can drive them with a drivers licence so long as you they are under 2 HP and less than 50ccs. If they are bigger than 50 or more than 2 HP you need a drivers licence with a motorcycle endorsment
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Oh sure yesterday you want to kill bikers and now you want to ride a scooter
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Old 11-05-2002, 11:25 AM   #7
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check this out..
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Old 11-05-2002, 11:26 AM   #9
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Oh sure yesterday you want to kill bikers and now you want to ride a scooter
hahahaha...scooters can't go on freeways.

BTW....I had a feeling you'd say something like that!
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check this out..
Whoa that thing looks cool!
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Old 11-05-2002, 11:31 AM   #11
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When I was 16 my dad had bought a moped from a yard sale for $40, I was allowed to drive it at 16 without a license, but you couldn't drive it if your license had been revoked. Also didn't need a helmet. A moped by law was a motorized bike with "helper pedals" that didn't go over 30mph. With a scooter, a license and helmet was needed.

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Old 11-05-2002, 11:31 AM   #12
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law in texas is you can drive a scooter without a M license as long as the scooter can't go over 50mph.

I kind of want to get a vespa too, they are cool, and I do a lot of driving around my area, so it would be worth it.
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I always wanted one
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Old 11-05-2002, 11:32 AM   #14
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I think it would be great to sport an old Vespa scooter.
Great idea, you get a scooter and we all drive over you
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Pocket bike! If you were allowed to drive those on the streets I would have had one years ago.

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Old 11-05-2002, 11:35 AM   #16
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Oh sure yesterday you want to kill bikers and now you want to ride a scooter

hahahaha...scooters can't go on freeways.

BTW....I had a feeling you'd say something like that!
Smells like a new post:

"Brake cheking scooters.. your thoughts"
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Old 11-05-2002, 11:38 AM   #17
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Oh sure yesterday you want to kill bikers and now you want to ride a scooter

hahahaha...scooters can't go on freeways.

BTW....I had a feeling you'd say something like that!

Smells like a new post:

"Brake cheking scooters.. your thoughts"
hell ya! I'd break check them aswell.
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Old 11-05-2002, 11:59 AM   #18
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hell ya! I'd break check them aswell.
ho ho
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Old 11-05-2002, 12:14 PM   #19
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My boy used to have a real early 90's GSX-R 50. That's right......50cc's of pure power. The thing was tight. It was about 2/3 times biger than a pocket bike. It had everything on it down to the vented disc brakes. You could pop wheelies, stoppies, the whole 9. He sold it for for $500

I've tried to find one since then with no luck.
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Old 11-05-2002, 12:25 PM   #20
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GSX-R 50

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Old 11-05-2002, 12:27 PM   #21
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Default Re: Do you need a motorcycle license to drive a Scooter? (YodaIsGod)

Another similar bike is the Yamaha YSR 50, very cool, I wish I could find one for about $500 with a title.



http://www.ysr50.com/web/

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Old 11-05-2002, 01:12 PM   #22
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Yodaisgod,

That was the exact bike. Ahhhhhh memories. Does anyone know where I can look to buy one?
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Old 11-05-2002, 02:01 PM   #23
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in IL you only have to be 15 to ride a scooter. I don't think any lisence is involved.

a buddy of mine has a vintage Vespa scooter... it is ok... you can pick up a ton of chicks with that thing... and you get the cool fun punk chicks when you ride that thing... not the nasty harley girls or shallow rocket girls.
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Old 11-05-2002, 02:03 PM   #24
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And people think Miatas are gay...
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