25 October 2016

Pretoria from the back of a Vespa

By In Life

Picture this, you’re on the back of a Vespa in Pretoria. Wind in your hair, Jacaranda blossoms blowing past, the city is your playground and you’re cruising along all the Pretoria sights. Life doesn’t get much better than that, what if we told you it doesn’t only have to be a dream.

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In December 2014 Igersjozi and the Vespa club teamed up for a day of photography and two wheeled fun. Zipping through the Joburg streets the instagrammers taught the Vespa drivers some tips and tricks about mobile photography and together they ventured around building skills and friendships.

Proud Vespa Owner
This is Mark one of the proud Vespa owners from the previous ride.

Pretoria on a Vespa

Now we’re bringing it to Pretoria. The concept is fairly simple. In collaboration with Urban Barista, the Pretoria Vespa club, 012central, Central Pizza company and some Pretoria Instagrammers we’ll be pairing photographers and Vespa riders for a day of exploring in the 012.

Gavin from Urban Barista owns is the biggest Vespa enthusiast we know
Gavin from Urban Barista is the biggest Vespa enthusiast we know

Calling photographers

Do you feel you take decent photos? Can you offer some photography tips and will you manage hanging onto the back of a Vespa? This is for you!


Calling Vespa riders

Do you own a Vespa? Are you interested in photography, will you take a photographer as passenger and lend them a helmet. This is for you!


Get involved 

If you’re keen and available on Sunday 6 November drop us a mail here and tell us what Pretoria landmark you’d want to see from a Vespa. Include your Instagram handle if you’re a photographer or tell us what model Vespa you ride as an owner. We’ll be pairing you up in the next week as there are limited spots. 


Written by The Louwkuls

a guy, a girl & an old land rover
  1. Given 25 October 2016

    I love this concept.

  2. Zurk 28 October 2016

    Gav, Thereza and I will join. Maybe Alex too.

  3. The Louwkuls 3 November 2016


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