Monthly Archives: December 2011

Attempted Coup in Guinea-Bissau?

The press can’t seem to agree whether the recent gun fights between different fractions of the army was an attempted coup in the president’s absence (he was seeking medical treatment abroad), or if this was a quarral due to disagreements … Continue reading

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The scooters have been loaded on to the truck!

Here’s just a quick update: The “crating” is done and the scooters are now on their way to Malaga with Scan Iberica. Thanks to about 10cm of new fresh snow on the roads, the short 1 km ride from Joachim’s … Continue reading

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More lime light: TV2 – “God Morgen Norge” will interview us

UPDATE! … And this was the result: — We just received a call from TV2, the largest commercial TV channel in Norway. They had read about us in the newspaper “Budstikka”, and would like to have us on their morning … Continue reading

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Packed and ready to go… allmost

Scooters are now packed and just about ready to go. Friday morning they will be put in the back of a truck and shipped to Spain, so we are now working on overdrive to get the remaining bits ready. There … Continue reading

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Travel Channel will follow Bamako By Vespa!

We just got some fantastic news! Andrew G Szabo, the organizer and founder of the Budapest to Bamako rally, just informed us that they will be making a TV production for the Travel Channel. He goes on to say that … Continue reading

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An all nighter of prepping scooters

As often happens when putting a wrench to a scooter, even the tiniest job becomes a massive undertaking. A small screw that won’t loosen, a clip that is in the dirt, and wheels where the rims are rusted together and … Continue reading

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Our Webshop back online

Our web shop has been down for a while – it is now back online. Genuine Vespa/Scooter artifacts with the notion of Africa, adventure, enduro rally… that is cool and worth your money, right?

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The paparazzi won’t leave us alone :)

Budstikka, a local newspaper in Norway, dropped us a visit on Sunday to capture the final steps in our preparations for our great adventure (after a not so sublime and anonymous tip from Joachim). It is in Norwegian, but nothing … Continue reading

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New sponsors and a few other important things for our preparations!

There is just about one month left before we are heading off to the Sahara. We have managed to get a couple more sponsors for our adventure. First out was Thomas at Flobergshagen Electormechanic Services. He has gone over our … Continue reading

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Get your Bamako By Vespa badge!

Please show your support by wearing the “Bamako by Vespa” badge on your Facebook profile photo. Getting the badge is very easy – all it takes is a couple of clicks. To get your badge, klick here

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