Patrick (aka Nitro) sent me this lovely pic of the nice bling Santa brought him. Located in Chicago, Patrick’s part of “The Magnificent Seven” scooter club which is Lambretta focused.
If Santa did not bring you any cufflinks, they can be had on sale for around $30 on the Cuff-Daddy site. They’re solid silver and measure 3/4″ x 3/4″:
This showed up on eBay recently and I am guessing that “Charmmy” is not an official friend of Hello Kitty? Anyone else out there know more?
Hi there ScooterSwaggers. Happy New Year. Sorry for the lapse in swag-dom. After a busy Christmas, travels and a long bout with the flu, I’m back on the job.
Which brings us to this first post of 2013. Eric E. is a “Long time reader, and collector of all things Vespa” who’s based in Jiaxing, China right now. (That’s in the middle of the Northeast coast.) He found these shirts for sale on the street and like any swagger worth his mettle, couldn’t resist buying them.
I asked him what the scooter scene was like there and this was his reply:
“It’s interesting, in Hong Kong there is pride and style associated with scooters and motorcycles, I saw cafe racers ridden by “rockers” and Vespa/PGO/LML scooters that were washed and waxed. On the mainland they are just basic transportation and as long as they move forward they don’t do anything to fix them. People everywhere riding around at night with no lights, and everything is barely hacked together enough to keep going.”
Eric promises to take photos of anything else he comes across of interest.