Platónika Vespa by bgm

How to build a new Vespa

Platònika is the story of Maryzabel, from Colombia, who as a trainee at the Scooter Center has the longing to bring a Vespa on the road in Germany. At the Scooter Center she is of course at the best source, over 40.000 scooter parts and a lot of know-how are at her disposal. Maryzabel will take you on her journey through the Scooter Center.
Accompany her and follow step by step how a completely new Vespa is built from new parts:

Platónika test drives after more than 7,000 km is more than completed, so here we go! Together with Scooter Center to Zell am See from 10th to 12th September 2021 Enough of mile munching going and leaving work from day to day. It is about time for those epic trips, meeting other Vespisti and collecting memories for ...

https://youtu.be/d8oUXUeqGT4 How we would say in Colombia: now I'm on my Salsa“ (what means I am in my element). I received Platónika with 18 km on the clock and exactly 15 days later, she had thousand kilometers more. Excited because the spring is arriving, I started to ride, and even prepare a Moto Nostra Kit for better ...

Excitement is unstoppable when the final result is just small step away. Especially, if it is a bureaucratic step… Even I have a Colombian driver's license for more than 10 years; Germany requires a theoretical and practical test. So as soon we started the project, I began to study all the 800 questions for the ...

To put our feet on the ground is itself a statement! A reaffirmation of our identity: Scooter boys & girls, Mods, Racers and travelers know that their ideologies and beliefs land on accessories, which will become symbols of their most intrinsic qualities. This is how Platónika takes this great step forward, after spending months in the ...

Once the essentials are ready, it’ time for the visuals, where each details let us see, what will be soon one of the few Vespas made with absolutely all new parts, which didn’t come from a factory. But words are unnecessary, when we can see the work and the result, of hours in the workshop, where ...

Like Mary Shelley’s famous story (Frankenstein), Maryzabel would also combine parts of differents origins to bring a legend to life. Platónika Platónika is made of a chassis from the last production run of the LML factory. The factory that sadly went bankrupt in 2018 and of which we bought the last production run of Frames. (Look here ...

Who, What, How PLATÓNIKA? We know that our Platónika project is taking a little longer than we thought. But we continue to work hard behind the scenes. And we used the project to make some SC tutorials for you. Due to various inquiries about who Maryzabel is and how she came to us, Alex asked Lanz for an ...

Deep Knowledge I am in the very lucky situation to have direct contact to the developers of the BGM range of products in SC. So I was in the position to get first-hand experience advice from the guys who build the first prototype of the cylinder kit that makes Platónika’s heart now. All of the SC staff ...

In the last episode of Platónika we showed you what kind of parts has been selected. Now it's time for some visual petting! To my surprise and during the same day  I suddenly had a whole scooter in boxes, ready to be assembled. A big thank to the more than effective team in the warehouse here. But … ...

Hello I'm Maryzabel and I do part of the Scooter Center team. In the SC Newsblog I will show you my adventures here and give you a look behind the scenes. How do build a complete Vespa from scratch   To build a complete scooter from single components is not an easy task and you need a source, ...

Hello I'm Maryzabel and I do part of the Scooter Center team. In the SC Newsblog I will show you my adventures here and give you a look behind the Scenes. My final trainee step brought me to the technical department. So I had to put away the notebook and put on the work gloves. Additionally ...