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Secrets of the Vespa sisterhood

Get your motor running, head out on the highway-- an urban woman's guide to the wild world of scooters

By Kristin D'Agostino
Globe Correspondent / November 7, 2004

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Their names read like a cast of Marvel comic book heroes: The Screamin' Mimis, the Bella Donnas, the Baltimore Bombshells. They're groups of women across the United States and Canada who view the road as part racetrack and part runway. Wearing flashy helmets and bomber jackets, they cruise around on what some view as the greatest Italian invention since the ... (Full article: 1230 words)

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