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Piaggio are one of the longest established scooter manufacturers in the world…No manufacturer builds Scooters and small bikes with such flare, passion and styling.

In 1944, Piaggio engineers Renzo Spolti and Vittorio Casini designed a motorcycle with bodywork fully enclosing the engine, handlebar-mounted controls and small diameter wheels. Officially known "Moto Piaggio no. 5" nicknamed ‘duckling’ or ‘Paperino’ in Italian. The following year the ‘‘MP6 prototype’’ was created, upon seeing the ‘MP6’ for the first time Enrico Piaggio exclaimed: "Sembra una vespa!" ("It resembles a wasp!") Piaggio effectively named his new scooter on the spot!

From that day Piaggio have continued to manufacture the world most innovative and stylish scooters and small bikes, dominating the market. Today you can see the full range of Piaggio, Vespa and Gilera scooters and bikes at Blade Motorcycles in Swindon. We offer Scooters from 50cc to 800cc and ‘geared’ bikes in Trail, Supermoto or Race Replica styling all available in either 50 or 125cc. One of the Lastest stunning scooters is the Vespa GTS 300 Super

If you’re looking for your first set of wheels or a genuine cost effective transport solution, get down to Blade motorcycles today!

From 1946 to 2016, Vespa have been the staple name for fashionable scooters and spreading that legendary name globally has seemed easy for them. With each new release, an iconic arrival and a strong statement. It's time to celebrate that on this landmark birthday.  See their special 70th Anniversary edition...

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Fed up of sitting in traffic? Bored of being a chauffeur for your 16 year old? Here at Blade Motorcycles we have the perfect solution, The Piaggio Zip 50 is a two stroke 50cc moped that can be ridden by a 16 year old with a CBT (Compulsory Basic...

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IMPORTANT CUSTOMER INFORMATION Due to the abolition of the paper counter part of the UK driving licence there is now a new process in place for any customer wishing to taking a test ride on a new or used bike or borrow a service load bike while in for servicing...

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[#width-500#img-News-zip3.jpg#] When local motorcycle training company Riding In Action wanted a light, easy to manage, affordable and above all bomb proof scooter to use as training bikes there really was only one option, the Piaggio Zip! [#width-500#img-News-zip2.jpg#] It was our pleasure to be able to support them, as they help introduce more...

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