Attention scooter fans: dates for the third annual Rippin’est Town Rally have been announced. Scooterists from all over the world will descend upon HoJo’s during the weekend of July 20-21 to show off their rides...
Here’s da scoop:
RIPPIN'EST TOWN RALLY III
Mods v. Rockers Week-ender & Motor Competition
Friday, July 20
10 p.m. @ The Baseball Tavern
w/Tommy & The Terrors, Riki Rocksteady & The Bad Ideas, and The Larkin Brigade
Saturday, July 21
12- 1 p.m. – All the scooters will depart from HoJo’s and form "Boston's biggest antique motorcade," touring the Emerald Necklace to Larz Anderson park to swing by the Museum of Transportation.
MOTOR COMPETITION & MONSTER BBQ
7 p.m. @ Great Scott
w/ The Raging Teens, World’s Greatest Sinners, The Curses, The Alrighters, and DJ Benny
There will be BBQ, a raffle, and dancing. Trophies will be awarded to the best Vespa, Lambretta, European motorcycle, American motorcycle, Asian motorcycle, and moped.
This should be a cool event. Here's a photo from the 2005 Rippin'est Town Rally...that's Jason Ciolfi, and his custom-built 1966 Vespa Gran Super Sport.
Stephanie Callahan is a native Bostonian who loves cooking, traveling, spa treatments, and being on the ocean.
Meghan Colloton is a Bostonian who loves traveling, channeling her inner Julia Child, and trying weird things -- from food to bungee jumping.
Milva DiDomizio is a New England native who's fond of cooking, singing, and Boston's arts and culture scene.
Rachel Raczka is a Bostonian who enjoys buttercream frosting, gin cocktails, and conquering cobblestone streets in high heels.
Emily Sweeney is a Boston native who goes out all over, from Irish pubs in Southie to the roller rink in Dorchester.
Emily Wright is a native Cape Codder who enjoys exercising, baking, and the occasional guilty pleasure action movie.