Photo WIN The Day: Vespa Chic NYC

This is a stunning photo of a woman with gear, who rides: 

You go girl. Get your ride on.

From The Satorialist

Read some of the comments below the photo over there, as there are some great remarks. What a fabulous photo, based in reality… with a touch of fantasy. Love it.  Continue reading

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fantasy is not reality. 
Just in case y’all forgot, 

fantasy is not reality. 

This photo is currently being passed along the FB Scooter/Vespa pages, and I couldn’t resist displaying it here. She is a beauty to be sure, but OUCH! Brought to you by the guys over @MenPeopleWhoWon’tScootWithoutTonsofGearOnNutEpectWomenToLookLikeThis. Fantasy, shmanty: I look good with gear on and think that it is responsible to present another aspect of women who [really] ride. Any of you have photos out on rides with your gear on and want to show the world how it is done, please email me your photo. Let’s show ’em the sexy reality of our world: izevel1923@gmail.com.  (more…)

Scoot Safety, Gear. Beyond the Image of Cool

 A Touchy Subject,

ATGATT is shorthand for the motorcycle safety philosophy “all the gear, all the time” which maintains safety gear should be worn at all times and should not be reduced at times when the perceived risk is less. More complete information about ATGATT, read here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorcycle_safety_clothing.

 The basic ideals of ATGATT are discussed throughout Rockthegear.com’s site, where they focus on gathering the latest information on safety gear products and provide testimonials of people who have been in accidents. Their mission states,

“We will strive to produce up-to-date information on all the latest available technologies in protective apparel.  Links to new articles from industry-wide sources as well as reviews from riders just like you will be posted weekly. Rock the Gear will ensure that a vast amount of knowledge is always at your fingertips, as well as encouraging the desire to be a lifelong learner…. We promise to always set the highest example of personal responsibility…. We encourage every rider to make an educated decision when they choose what to wear.”

 Make sure to click around the Rockthegear site if you are interested in learning more about ATGATT . They have gathered some of the best information for new and weathered riders that promotes personal responsibility when riding.  Continue reading