6 Comments

  1. rogscoot
    7th November 2017 @ 12:27 pm

    Piaggio doing the usual show a new paint scheme at EICMA, they are sloth like with developing anything new 🙁

  2. TIMOTHY BROOKS
    8th November 2017 @ 11:39 am

    Yawn! Ho hum…the usual Piaggio stickers and paintjob effort.

    I ride bikes too and at EICMA 2017 the choice of new retro rides being showcased from a wealth of manufacturers is fantastic.

    Royal Enfield have upped their game with a new, quality 650cc retro, Indian have launched a retro scrambler and Kawasaki have revisited their history and have offered a new heritage cafe racer styled roadster. All these manufacturers bending metal to fashion new truly retro machines not just paint and stickers or giving heritage names to modern looking machines…now that is “Falso storico” Mr Colannino!

    Why can’t Piaggio drop their “falso storico” BS and make a truly retro looking metal bodied scoot with all the modern bells and whistles. I like the Primavera and GTS but they ain’t it.

    Long time Vespa customer (23 in 35 years) but going over to Scomadi metal bodied TT 200 if we ever get them here.
    3/10 Piaggio 🙁

  3. TIMOTHY BROOKS
    8th November 2017 @ 7:53 pm

    Just noticed but is the RA Relax suspiciously a dead ringer for the Lambretta Vendetta or is it my imagination?

    Another example of Clone War badge engineering? How is this allowed to happen? Why don’t the Italian customs and excise remove them?

    Chinese state sponsored economic warfare and impotence of international intellectual property rights? Bah! 🙁

    • Hank Bajajman
      9th November 2017 @ 11:07 am

      its just your imagination

    • mcaluan
      9th November 2017 @ 8:36 pm

      Don’t think soooo… it’s definitely a copy. Look the bleeding same Tim.

  4. TIMOTHY BROOKS
    9th November 2017 @ 11:33 am

    Yes just my imagination….of course….now where did I put my copy of 1984? 🙁

Leave a Reply