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Really Expensive Vespa’s

How much would you be willing to spend on a vintage scooter? €8.000? Maybe €20.000, because it’s a classic and will surely increase in value? Have a look below, and say out loud the price you think this scooter is worth: And now let me tell you that you’re wrong. Way off. Not even in…

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Kortas.Blog

I made a little change to the naming of my blog. Most probably won’t notice; the polvadis.wordpress.com address still works, and the rest probably click over here from Facebook. I did however buy out the Kortas.blog address as soon as WordPress e-mailed me that a .blog naming was becoming available. I’ve had this blog for…

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Women of EICMA 2016

I was really trying to write a meaningful blog entry just now, but simply nothing was making any sense as soon as I typed it. I figured it just wasn’t a good evening to write. So, without further ado, I leave you with all the models of EICMA 2016. Please note that most of these…

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Schwalbe at EICMA

While still pretty hot from our Intermot official showing of the Schwalbe, this week GOVECS presented Schwalbe at EICMA in Milan, Italy. Our booth took on a little different arrangement from just a month ago due to an EICMA regulation on open floor space percentage, and while just a little smaller than at Intermot, we…

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The Godfather

Yesterday I officially became a godfather to my niece Emma. It didn’t exactly catch me by surprise as this has been three years in the making. After Emma’s birth my sister Kasia asked me to be the godfather, but due to us living on two different continents the scheduling itself turned out to be a…

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Turkish Vacation: Side and Manavgat

SIDE Side, pronounced Seede, is an ancient Greek city dating all the way back to the 7th century B.C., but is now mostly a Turkish resort town with some of the best-known classical sites in the country. To us, however, it was home for the week. I’m not gonna get into our five star hotel,…

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Turkish Riviera

I’ve had a pretty gruelling work schedule for the past few months, one that pushed any vacation plans further and further down the calendar year. But, as you have already seen here, the Schwalbe scooter is coming along well, and I chose the time in-between trade shows to take a couple of weeks to refresh…