Bob Tames a ’29 Henderson

Riding this bike was the scariest thing that I have done on 2 wheels in all of my 49 years of swinging a leg over a saddle!  It was not simply the terror of riding a demon machine; it was riding a $50,000 motorcycle which had very little in brakes!  Can you picture yourself running […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Ciao Vespisti, I hope all is well and that everyone is enjoying the rides with the colorful leaves that autumn has brought. Last weekend I went to Washington Park in Albany and participated in the Breast Cancer Walk and Search for a Cure. As shown above, the Special Edition Breast Cancer Pink Vespa LX150 is […]

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Thatcher “Mountain Climb” a HUGE success!

It was a quintessential fall day with the sun wrestling with burly clouds on our third Annual Thatcher Park Run. Though almost a Bergman convention (with at least five of the beasts present!), this was a great day for CDSMC! 18 scooters, including several new riders joined in this latest “Twist and Go Eat!©” Our […]

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Annual Fall Ride to Thatcher Park – Sunday, October 21

A cool (in more ways than one) ride to the famous overlook on the Helderberg escarpment in Altamont, New York. We’ll lollygag about the ledge, take a group photograph, and then head to Smitty’s for lunch. We will meet in Washington Park, Albany, at the entrance of Madison Ave and New Scotland Rd. (near the […]

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“Cross Egypt Challenge” scooter rally

Dear fellow scooter rider, My name is Ahmad Elzoghby, a board member at the “Alexandria Scooter Riders Club” in Egypt and a founding member of “Cross Egypt Challenge” scooter rally. Please allow me to introduce Cross Egypt Challenge, and invite you and your scooter club members to participate in one of the world’s best scooter […]

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PICNIC FOR A CAUSE – September 22

PICNIC FOR A CAUSE :  Rally for Ali Join us KRAUSE’S GROVE, 2 Beach Road, Halfmoon, NY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 1:00 PM TO 6:00 PM ~ RAIN OR SHINE $30.00 per adult ticket at gate – $20.00 for children under 12 includes donation to Harvard Stem Cell Institute. 5 hour picnic with soda, beer, […]

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Burlington Vermont Ride

The CDSMC ride to Burlington was an eventful trip by any measure. The weather was perfect. We had 6 riders meet in Latham to begin the 140 mile trek up North and picked up our 7th along the way. Roughly one hour into the trip, one of our riders collided with a horse trailer. What […]

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More Scooters than Cows in Burlington this Friday

The CDSMC is riding into Burlington Vt this Friday. Their home away from home is the Burlington Hostel. If any Vermont scooterists want to meetup on Friday night or Saturday – leave a comment.

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Documenting the fun

With the explosion of social media, there are  many places and ways to share activities. Most notably, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr and even, Pinterest. Every club needs someone to document the fun and at CDSMC, that guy is Scott Brodie. Scott is probably responsible for 80% or more of all of the pics & vids associated […]

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Guptill’s Car Show ~ Burlington Next

Last night 10 CDSMC members met for our never-again ride to the Guptill’s Car Show. After repeatedly begging security to let our far-from-classic scooters into a classic car show, we were finally allowed to park in the back of the lot. No worries, the show was great fun again and I got to jam myself […]

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