I’ve finally gotten to the point where the cold doesn’t stand in the way of riding the scooter. As long as the road is reasonably clear of snow and ice I’m good to go. This morning the thermometer was pointing to 5F at sunrise. With no wind and clear skies it almost felt warm.
So I’m good with the cold. The Vespa — not so much. It doesn’t want to idle well below 10F. Have to keep some throttle on or it will stall. Time to do some mechanical investigation I guess. But that minor irritation aside, I was off for a morning of appointments and meetings.Continue Reading