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Tuesday, 25 June 2013 by

When I was visiting Vespa Hartford, I had the pleasure of working with Megan on making some accessory purchases. I made a dent in their inventory, for sure, and will review some of the products in the future. The single best tip was to get Cramp Busters. So simple in design, but so helpful for

Packing Part 2: Clothing

Monday, 24 June 2013 by

Traveling Light But Still Stylish As a woman traveling on two wheels, I’ve thought long about my wardrobe. I tend toward casual (years in the fitness industry ensured that) but also love to throw on a dress or skirt. I find them to be more comfortable than almost anything. Every inch matters when you are literally

Packing: Part 1

Sunday, 23 June 2013 by

Here’s the challenge: the Italian is sexy…. but short on braun. 150ccs means there isn’t a ton of power. And two racks and no place for side bags means there also isn’t a ton of space. [Edited: I’ve since moved to a 250CC that can use sidebags, but there still isn’t a ton of packing

  The 2008 Vespa GTS was acquired in a trade in Connecticut, so I popped in to Scooter Centrale/ Vespa Hartford to get a front rack. I was greeted by Megan who is super knowledgeable about all things scooter related. One intended accessory purchase turned into kitting out the whole bike. I never expected to

And so it begins

Friday, 21 June 2013 by

I’m sure you’ve got questions, curiosities, comments about what I am up to. Let me explain just a bit. I am single. Happily so. My only daily responsibility to a being is to Purl. Many of you are not. But some of you are in the same position. This lifestyle is not for everyone, but