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August 11, 2008 10:27 PM   Link    Comments (0)

Piaggio / Scooter Stuff

From Gempler's - Ultraseal | Short valve stems

Change Your Own Tire - MV thread | Mojolever & Mojoblocks | Marc Parnes Vespa/Kymco Scooter Wheel Balancer | Harbor Freight mini tire changer (34552-7VGA) | Harbor Freight 1000 lb. capacity Motorcycle Lift

August 8, 2008 09:57 PM   Link    Comments (0)

Nitrogen in tires

Costco uses nitrogen to inflate tires it installs. A green valve stem cap is used to indicate that the tire is filled with nitrogen. Costco will fill your tires for free if you are a member.

July 30, 2008 08:27 AM   Link    Comments (0)

Aftermarket tire-pressure monitoring systems

July 29, 2008 06:17 PM   Link    Comments (0)

Piaggio MP3 Related Stuff

Piaggio USA web site
Little Cars - Jonathan Brickman
Motorcycle Rider Training Program at NVCC
Dealers: Vespa of Arlington (VA), 703-243-8377 | Eastside Vespa (WA), 425 485-7711 | Vespa of DC, 202-333-8212 (Service: 301-562-9611)
Brooks' Cycle Centre, Centreville, VA, Jason Brooks, BrooksCycleCentre -at-, 571-438-1378 | Brooks' Cycle Centre on
Wikipedia article
2005 MP3 Manual (329 page pdf PDF)
2007 MP3 Manual (335 page pdf PDF)
Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest
MP3 Forum on ModernVespa
Royal Bastards Scooter Club | forum
DC Scoots
Washington Metro Area Scooter Authority (WMSA)
MP3 Scooter Club (UK)

ScooterTrap Performance Parts & Accessories
MotorSport Scooters - Scooter West
Corbin - seats
Kisan motorcycle safety electronics
Scooter Trap
PJ's Parts
Akuma helmets
Biker Hiway
rideSafer Store

July 29, 2008 11:07 AM   Link    Comments (0)

Piaggio MP3 - article roundup

Piaggio MP3 250

"No Age Limit: The Lincoln Highway Ride," Bernard Rosenbaum and Bob Chase cross the USA, from San Francisco to Times Square, on MP3 500s June 13 - June xx, 2008.

"First Ride: Piaggio MP3 400 and 500," by Jeremy Korzeniewski, AutoblogGreen, May 27, 2008

"Piaggio MP3 400: Not just a third wheel," by The Car Family, May 19, 2008

"2008 Piaggio MP3 400 Review: Three-wheeled scoot always draws a crowd," by Brad Puetz,, May 15, 2008

"Piaggio MP3 500ie: MD Ride Review . . .The Italians Trike Back," by Barry Winfield, Copyright Motorcycle Daily, April 10, 2008

"Piaggio MP3 Scooter...not your father's Vespa," by Adam Richardson, cnet, March 12, 2008

"2008 Piaggio MP3 500: Legendary scooter manufacturer launches two new three-wheelers," by Arv Voss, SFGate, March 8, 2008

"Review: Piaggio MP3 Scooter," by Brett Solomon, e-Gear, March 7, 2008

"2008 Piaggio MP3 500 Test Drive: Clever Trike Delivers 60 MPG, Tons of Fun," by Basem Wasef, Popular Mechanics, February 27, 2008

"Piaggio MP3 400 Test ride," Cafe Moto Vespa Club, February 8, 2008

"Piaggio MP3 Three-Wheel Scooter Review," by Jess, Modern Vespa, December 18, 2006

"Piaggio MP3: the hooligan scooter?" The Biker Gene, December 4, 2007

"2007 Piaggio MP3: Italian scooter is three-wheeled wonder," by Arv Voss, San Francisco Chronicle, December 1, 2007

"Gilera Fuoco - Sex On Three Wheels - First Ride: Piaggio's Wet Dream," by Roland Brown, Motorcyclist (July 2007)

"Piaggio MP3 400 ie," 2 Stroke Buzz, June 13, 2007

"Review of the Piaggio MP3," by David L. Harrington,, June 2007

"Piaggio MP3 400," by Brad Puetz, Two Wheel Freaks, May 5, 2008

"Piaggio MP3: A love triangle you can live with," Jim Palms, Sound Rider, Spring 2007

"Piaggio MP3 Scooters Getting Good Reviews," by Paul Crowe, The Kneeslider, April 30, 2007

"A three-wheeled extravaganza! Piaggio MP3, VentureOne, KTM X-Bow and Can-Am Spyder," AutoblogGreen, February 23, 2007

"The Can-Am Spyder and Piaggio MP3 are trikes for the big kids," by Susan Carpenter, Los Angeles Times, February 14, 2007

"Piaggio's MP3 Positioned As Practical Scooter For Earth-Lovers," Marketing Daily, January 23, 2007

"The Piaggio MP3: The Three Wheeler, With Two Front Wheels!" by Tasha Crook,, January 10, 2007

"Three-Wheeled Suspense," by Matthew Conkley, Popular Science, 2007

"Piaggio MP3 Three-Wheel Scooter Review," by Jess, Modern Vespa, December 18, 2006

"3-wheel scooter for the young and hip: Piaggio's new scooter puts two wheels in front for better stability and handling." By Peter Valdes-Dapena,, September 26, 2006

"Piaggio MP3: Three Wheels Better Than Two," Gizmodo, May 17, 2006

"Piaggio 3 Wheel MP3 Scooter," by Paul Crowe, The Kneeslider, May 11, 2006


June 21, 2008 01:37 PM   Link    Comments (0)

These Yorkies love riding on the Piaggio MP3

Useful Yorkie Stuff | Piaggio MP3

April 17, 2008 01:07 PM   Link    Comments (0)

Piaggio MP3 250 - 3 wheel scooter

The Piaggio MP3 250 is a 3-wheeled scooter with 2 front wheels, increasing stability.

See also "Article Roundup," June 21, 2008


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February 20, 2008 09:17 AM   Link    Comments (1)