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Scootering Cape of Good Hope

The highlight for many tourists to Cape Town is a scooter rental day-trip to Cape Point, perfectly summed up in this beautifully edited clip of the wonders of the peninsula from the beachfront properties to friendly artefact hawkers, spectacular vistas, Chapmans Peak, incredible scootering roads and beautiful beaches

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Live Wired – Scooter Review

LiveMagSA’s new stand LIVE WIRED takes you on a ride with Vespa retro scooters. Vespa scooters are rapidly trending in Cape Town and LIVE WIRED was there and the first to give you an insight into Vespa scooters. Driving a scooter is most definitely like being a sprinter amongst a bunch of coach potatoes. So […]

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Entrepreneurs Fuel Retro Revival

Two Cape-based entrepreneurs are breathing new life into vintage Vespas. In adding a rental division, Scoot Doctor owners, Neil Felgate and Pete Milne will not only expand their ingenious business model but are, at the very least, set to welcome a few more members into the Vespa-loving, “free riders’ club”. Nestled among towering office blocks […]

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Punchy Citycom a commuter for all

South Africa is big-bike territory. For whatever reasons, local bikers seem to equate engine capacity with riding abilities (and by extension, manliness). Midsize bikes, it would seem, are for wimps, scooters for women. If my assessment is true, it’s a sad state of affairs because it means many riders miss out on the practicality and […]

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