The Journey of a Passionate Vespa Rider: Shawnee’s Story

Posted On 17 Aug 2023
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This entry is part 42 of 44 in the series AusMotorcyclist Issue#1

When it comes to true dedication to a craft or hobby, few can match the enthusiasm and dedication of Shawnee, a passionate Vespa rider. Along with her fellow riders at Vespa Club Leichhardt, Shawnee seems to have clocked in more miles on her Vespa in a single year than many motorcyclists might cover in a lifetime.

The Beginning

Shawnee recalls the start of her Vespa journey, “My husband, brought up around bikes his entire life, sparked my interest in riding. Together, we decided to get our licenses.” Shawnee has been riding her Vespa for an impressive six years, having owned three different bikes in this period. Her current love? The Racing 60s 2020 300 CC.

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