The best way to be riding a Vespa scooter in rain is between the raindrops. Or during those moments when the sky softens and the rain won’t be described as a downpour. No worries about visibility or hydroplaning on water-logged pavement. Just a gentle recognition that the world is getting wet.
This post isn’t about the technical aspects of riding in rain — traction, visibility, weather protection — that sort of thing. It’s merely a passing account of a short trip on a morning of gentle rain bordering on mist. A commute to work with a detour to visit a new cardiologist.
The ride was a reminder of how great the world can look on those decidedly non-postcard days.Continue Reading