Since it’s nearly impossible to make the scooter and gobble gobble connection work here’s my humble offer for your dinner table: Some salt and pepper shakers from Cassie’s collection. And Happy Thanksgiving to you all!
There have been a lot of travelogues with their author’s riding scooters but this remains one of my favorites. Perhaps the grumbling and skepticism and gin drinking is what I like best. (Let’s face it – travel and road trips … Continue reading
Ahh, she’s seen better days but this is still one of my favorite bits of swag. Apparently uber-rare, I haven’t come across another like her. A small yellow mouse with glasses rides on the back but it’s poor face is … Continue reading
This uber-rare key chain was a part of an award winning ad campaign for the Washington Apple Commission that ran in 1999-2000. Their spokesperson was a scooter-riding super-hero bearing apples. In one ad titled “Zoo,” a father and daughter are … Continue reading
The only information I can provide on these cute bags I got at a designer outlet several years ago is the tag inside – “Red Is Fred.” I haven’t come across anything else from this line. I really love the … Continue reading
This is perhaps the strangest Vespa swag I’ve ever come across. It’s from Cassie’s collection and she got it from eBay years ago.
A Postcard from Mexico – X,O, Cassie and Tracy We were in Mexico City for ten days and although we combed that enormous tchotchke-filled city, we did not find any a single scooter swag item to post about. Except this … Continue reading
I really hope one doesn’t ever have the need to outrun an exploding volcano on a vintage Vespa but as we live within magma spitting distance of two active volcanoes (Mt. Hood and Mt. St. Helens) Cassie and I know … Continue reading
I found this on eBay years ago. I can’t remember what I was looking for – probably “Vespa toy.” It’s charming how detailed the bikes are with their illustrated backgrounds of roads and mailboxes. I remember seeing toys like this … Continue reading
I have this 7″ framed amongst my other record collectibles. It’s a hoot to listen to and someday I will get it transferred into MP3 form for my iPod. From Wikipedia: “Sta-Prest first made its appearance on the queercore record … Continue reading