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  • The Hills Had Eyes Published 10/22/2009 at 10:27 a.m. 0 comments

    The first weekend of October, the Hill City United Scooter Club (Chattanooga) held a rally in Ocoee, Tenn. Truth be told, I’d really been looking forward to it. We haven’t gone to many rallies this year and it was Hill ...

  • The Kindness of Scooterists Published 8/27/2009 at 10:42 a.m. 0 comments

    At the beginning of August, I went to the Motor City Shakedown Scooter Rally in Detroit. It’s actually my third time in a row attending this rally, and over the years I’ve become quite good friends with a few of ...

  • To Rally or Not To Rally... Published 6/29/2009 at 9:13 a.m. 0 comments

    Lately several people have asked me, “Mel, why don’t you throw a scooter rally???” Maybe it’s because I’m not getting to go to a ton of rallies this summer or because I want to hang out with other scooterists so ...

  • Catching Up to the Bikers Published 5/27/2009 at 10:56 a.m. 0 comments

    Knoxville doesn’t have that many scooterists and unfortunately we’re a very loose-knit bunch. Despite desperately wanting to go ride around with my fellow scooterists, I end up hanging out and riding around with motorcyclists more than anything else. I think ...

  • Life With Lambroka Published 4/24/2009 at 3:33 p.m. 0 comments

    A couple of friends of mine who happen to ride modern twist-n-go four-stroke scooters always smirk at me when I start talking about vintage scooters because they think I’ve got a bit of an attitude towards their modern bikes. I ...

  • Riding Off Scooter Abuse Published 3/23/2009 at 4:05 p.m. 0 comments

    Since we’ve been having these warm winter days, I’m really looking forward to getting to ride more regularly this spring. Rally season begins this month (typically for me, it starts with the WKRP scooter rally in Cincinnati thrown by the ...

  • Scooterists Unite! Published 2/19/2009 at 2:59 p.m. 0 comments

    By now I’m sure you’ve noticed that the number of scooters on the road has greatly increased in the last few years. Whether people are drawn to scooters for fuel economy, because they want to quickly buzz around town, or ...

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