1968 Motorcycle World Magazine – Road Tests on Bultaco Metralla, Pursang & Vespa 150 Scooter

Features: Vintage Bike – 1936 Vincent; Road Tests: Bultaco Metralla & Bultaco Pursang; Road Test: The Venerable Vespa; The Bonanza Mini-Bike and how it grew; Winter storing your cycle; Cold Weather starting tips; All about lubrication; Tear out feature – sparkplugs; more

1968 January Motor Cycle World Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1980 Scooter Shootout – Vespa vs. Lambretta

Cover: A motorcyclist crosses one of the many interesting bridges on Highway 1 south of Big Sur, California; Motorcycle Tests: Moto Morini 500; Honda CX500; Comparing Vespa, Lambretta Scooters; Features: How to overcome short legs; The Motorcyclist’s Survival Kit; The Second Rider – not just a passenger; Long, slow touring; Backyard touring; Across Canada part 2; more

CX-500

1980 October Rider Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1961 Cushman Vespa Scooter vintage ad – La Bonne Vie!

La Bonne Vie! Discover the exhilaration of a Vespa ride…a new kind of life that takes you places. You’ll love the freedom of Vespa, take pride in its flawless craftsmanship and performance. Vespa is styled for the young at heart…Sold and serviced in the US by franchised Cushman dealers.

1961 Cushman Vespa Scooter Motorcycle Ad available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1961 Cushman Vespa Scooter Ad – Pure Sales Magic!

New money-making scooter franchises for qualified dealers in many cities. What a sales punch! The two greatest names in motor scooters are now on the machine that sells like magic to the growing adult and young adult market! Cushman Motors – America’s oldest and best known manufacturer of scooters and other light vehicles – is now distributing the famous Vespa scooter line manufactured in Italy by Piaggio and Company…

1961 Cushman Vespa Scooter – Pure Sales Magic! Ad available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1969 450 Honda Super Sport Road Test / Specs – unbelievable acceleration & a top speed of 106

Cover Photo: A detailed study of the 4-cyl. 1100cc NSU-based Clymer/Munch Mammoth IV engine.

Road Tests: 450 Honda Super Sport CB450, Yamaha 125 Scrambler YAS1-C, Kawasaki 650 W2TT Commander, Vespa Ciao Moped; Gary Nixon Repeats as Grand National Champ; The Last Mile at Sacramento; Jack Pine Enduro; 12-Hour Race; The Four-Stroke Motorcycle Engine; Horoscope; Motorcycling’s hidden hazards; Legend of the Moto-Guzzi V-8; Budget Custom; more

W2-TT V8 CB-450 YAS1C

1969 January Motorcyclist Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1965 This is Vespa – the world’s largest selling motorscooter

Built for comfort and safety. You step into a Vespa, not over it. Its wide tires and tight rope balance give it perfect stability from 2 mph to top legal speeds. The jewel-precision motor is completely enclosed – no chains, no drive shafts, no moving parts to catch your clothing. Before you buy any 2-wheel vehicle, try Vespa. Prices start at $244.

1965 This is Vespa – the world’s largest selling motorscooter Ad available at www.DadsVintageAds.com



1968 Vespa 150 Sprint Scooter Impression

Surprise! Scooters can be fun. Scooter is a word that doesn’t exist in the vocabulary of men who range the highways on throbbing V-Twins, or darting 650s…What a shame more motorcyclists don’t set their feet on the floorboard of a scooter like the Vespa 150 Sprint and zoom it around the block. They would discover that scooters are really fun!…

1968 Vespa 150 Sprint Scooter Impression 2-Page Article available at www.DadsVintageAds.com



Jeff Gilbert’s 1967 Triumph TT

Cover: Jeff Gilbert’s 1967 Triumph TT graces the cover of this issue. That TT along with the above Silver Jubilee and three other “Special” Triumphs are featured starting on page 4.

Features: Limited Edition Triumphs – a pair of TT Specials, one Hurricane and two Bonnevilles. All very “Special”; Rare Scooter – Rescuing and restoring a 1963 Vespa GS; Guzzi Chopper – Paul Montgomery’s radically altered 1974 Eldorado Custom; Factory “Bitsa” 500 – 1970 Indian Velo. Look beyond the badge engineering. This is one nice machine, it should have sold; Power & Fun – 1973 Yamaha RD350, the giant killer. Revenge on the two-stroke twin; more

RD-350

1994 May Old Bike Journal Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com



1965 Vespa 181 cc Super Sport – Vespa Powers Up!

Vespa powers up! With the new Vespa 181cc Super Sport. Power. More Power than ever before. Speed. More speed than ever before. Bigger. Faster. That’s Vespa’s new and exciting 181cc Super Sport! Test ride it now at your authorized Vespa dealer. More Power to you. Go Vespa Super Sport! Vespa – world’s largest selling motorscooter.

1966 Vespa 181 cc Super Sport Motorcycle Scooter Ad available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1965 Vespa 181cc Super Sport Scooter Impression / Specifications

Hot News from Vespa: 181cc Super Sport. Photo captions: 80 mph speedometer is slightly optimistic, but not extremely so. Hand shift has its advantages; Engine is easily accessible by removing cover. Direct gear drive to wheel is employed, eliminating chain; Spaire tire and wheel are neatly concealed in side sompartment. Note comfortable saddle; Front suspension is very soft, demands care in braking. Ride is ultra smooth; Glove compartment has key lock. Scooter also has steering lock. Pedal in photo is for rear brake.

1965 Vespa 181cc Super Sport Scooter Impression / Specs 2-Page article available at www.DadsVintageAds.com



1965 Honda CB450 Road Test / Specs

Cover: this colorful scene is typical of the universal acceptance motorcycles and motorcyclists are enjoying these days. Bike is a BSA Lightning Rocket.

Contents: Road Tests: Honda CB450, Gilera 98 Town & Country; Features: Ariel – end of an era; Touring – North to Alaska; The Cycling scene in British Columbia; New Models for 1966 – ’66 Harley-Davidsons, Vespa Super Sport; Competition: Springfield, Peoria, Ascot, Marlboro, Meadowdale; more

CB-450

1965 November Floyd Clymer’s Motor Cycle Motorcycle Magazine Back Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com



1968 Vespa Sprint & Ciao Scooter vintage ad

The bright new world of Vespa, world’s largest selling motorscooter. Sprint – the only scooter in the world with automatic oil mix. Ciao (pronounced “Chow”)looks like a bicycle…but WOW! Go at full pedal or full throttle. Hundreds of miles per gallon…

1968 Vespa Sprint & Ciao Scooter Vintage Ad available at www.DadsVintageAds.com