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Smallstate Rally 2010

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There's a subculture of vintage motor scooter enthusiasts spread throughout the US and beyond that maintain and ride vintage Vespa and Lambretta scooters from the 1950's, 60's, 70's and 80's.  These two-stroke bikes have small displacement, one cylinder motors, that pack a punch and in addition to being beautiful machines, they're a lot of fun to ride.  These shots were taken at an invitation-only scooter rally in the woods of Rhode Island.  Folks from as far South as DC and as far North as Maine and a lot in between came for a weekend of camping, riding and of course the Gymcana - a sort of improvised obstacle course on scooters. AWL-8138.jpgAWL-8159.jpgAWL-8188.jpgAWL-8179.jpgAWL-8190.jpgAWL-8210.jpgAWL-8238.jpgAWL-8253.jpgAWL-8273.jpgAWL-8074.jpg