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30.4.18

Vespa Custom "ESC Project" for SIP Scootershop


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Received a nice email from the lovely folk at SIP last week telling me all about their recently finished Vespa Custom ESC Project built for them by St Petersburg based outfit, Butcher Garage...


"Here at BUTCHER GARAGE, we have been SIP Scootershop customers since day one. It is no secret, that in Russia, it is often not easy to get hold of things - however for Vespa parts, SIP Scootershop makes life very easy for us. We call the almost 1000 page SIP catalogue "the Bible" in our workshop, only half joking.

Due to this long and close collaboration, it was always our dream to work together on a custom project. At the moment, we particularly like "scrambler" modifications, which are also a big trend in the motorbike sector. Every motorbike manufacturer now has a scrambler model in the portfolio. We started to investigate whether such a modification would be possible with a classic Vespa.."



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You can read the full story of this special build on the SIP blog here and view their full photo album here I see also that ScooterNova magazine issue 7 (published today) features an in depth lowdown on the scrambler as you can see below..



Photo: © ScooterNova magazine




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SIP have even commissioned a special T-shirt to mark their ESC scooter which is available to buy in their online store here






I'll be visiting SIP Scootershop for their upcoming open day on Saturday May 5th in Landsberg, Bavaria, where the Vespa Custom ESC Project will be on display - looking forward to getting a closer look and some photos of course..













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