VMS Podcast Ep. 11 - Conrad Macy
Our guest this episode is Conrad Macy. Conrad has been involved in the San Diego scooter scene since the early 80's and operated his own scooter repair service in town. Conrad talks about everything from his first scooter, to building a water piston engine, to working on monkey space missions in Russia!
5 Aug 2016
VMS Podcast Ep. 10 - Bart Mendoza
We welcome local music icon Bart Mendoza to the show. Not only has Bart been a legend in the San Diego music scene since the 80's, he's ridden his Vespa for just as long! Bart is responsible for acts such as Manual Scan and The Shambles, as well as producing articles for just about every publication in town. Bart fills us in on his history in the San Diego Mod Scene and his love of scooters and music.
6 Jul 2016
VMS Podcast Ep. 9 - Kevin Fahy
We sit down with local, Kevin Fahy, and chat about his early days as Mod in Birmingham. Kevin tells us about his customized Lambrettas and other bikes he's had over the years, how he came to the US, and what he's up to now a days.
7 Jun 2016
Vespa Motorsport Podcast - Amerivespa Special w/ Jay Blundon
In this special broadcast we talk to Jay Blundon who is organizing this year's Amerivespa in Memphis, Tennessee. Jay jives us a breakdown of what to expect at the rally, plus some fun giveaways. www.amerivespa.org https://www.facebook.com/Amerivespa-201526976158/
20 May 2016
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Vespa Motorsport Podcast - Ep. 8 - Eric Dutra Pt. 2
We welcome back local scooter legend Eric Dutra to this week's podcast. Eric is an expert in all makes and models of scooters and has arguably the largest scooter collection in San Diego. This time we discuss Eric's most prized Vespa, Subaru Micro Cars, and an epic trip through Europe via Vespa!
2 May 2016
Vespa Motorsport Podcast Ep. 7 - Eric Dutra (pt. 1)
We welcome local scooter legend Eric Dutra to this week's podcast. Eric is an expert in all makes and models of scooters and has arguably the largest scooter collection in San Diego. We discuss his history with scooters and some of his travels abroad.
13 Apr 2016
Vespa Motorsport Podcast Ep. 6 - Stephanie Yue
We had a surprise visit from cross-country Vespa traveler, Stephanie Yue. Stephanie has been scootouring for the last 2 years across the USA with trips into Canada and Mexico. We learn about her history with scooters and why she's on her trip, as well as some highlights she's had along the way. Be sure to check out her blog documenting her epic journey.http://250superhero.blogspot.com/
31 Mar 2016
Vespa Motorsport Podcast Ep. 5 - Pharaohs Scooter Club
Episode 5 we invite the Pharaohs Scooter Club of San Diego. The roudy bunch gives a breif history of the club as well as some fun stories from past rallies. They will be hosting their annual event, the King Tut Putt, in March 2016.
15 Mar 2016
Vespa Motorsport Podcast Ep. 4 - Waid "Scooter Daddy" Parker
Episode 4 we interview Waid "Scooter Daddy" Parker. A local legend that has been riding scooters since the 50's. Wade was among the first San Diegans to witness the re-emergence and disappearance of Vespas in the US during the 80's. Like Fabio in the last episode, he played an important role in carrying the interest in Vespas into the 90's and beyond. He has created some amazing custom scooters and collected many pristine vintage scooters and vehicles. He's had scooters featured in magazines and has traveled the world going to Scooter Rallys and events. All for the love of Vespa!
8 Mar 2016
Vespa Motorsport Podcast Ep. 3 - Fabio Ballarin of Vespa Supershop part 2
Episode 3 we invite back Fabio Ballarin to supply some more in depth stories about the scooter scene in San Diego in the 80's. Fabio played an integral role in keeping the scooter scene alive in San Diego and is a huge reason why Vespa Motorsport is what it is today. This first interview with Fabio talks about his childhood in Paris and how he came to love Vespa Scooters and mopeds.
29 Feb 2016