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Old 01-16-2013, 03:47 PM   #23
conchscooter
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Originally Posted by Laurus View Post
Ow and by the way, happy and adventurous new year everyone! As a littel new years gift, here is an adventure picture of the old days. It shows Roberto Patrignani who drove his Vespa from Milan to Tokyo in 1964 on the occasion of the Olympic Games.

I was wondering if you had read his book. He is my hero and gave me a lot of insights into long distance riding when I was a youngster. I met him once and he was as kind and helpful in person as he was on the page. A great shame he, like the rest of us, had to die.

PS add me to the ranks of Riders Who Hate Facebook.
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