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The Indonesian Vespa Scooterist Community is a gang of rasta commandos who ride for inter-island brotherhood.

Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH

A Sasak from Lombok and a Balinese greet each other with a foot shake. This kind of inter island camaraderie is rare and unique to Vespa Scooterists. They prove that Indonesia is not just a federation of islands but a fraternity of tribes.

Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH

A camouflaged scooterist rides from Kalimantan (Borneo) bringing attention to his island's deforestation problem. It is estimated that by 2020 all of Indonesia's lowland forests will be gone.

Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH

From Papua to Sumatra, Vespa Clubs gather from all corners of the archipelago in a unique congregation of dreadlocks, grease, and nationalism. Fumes takes us to a Vespa Rally in Tegallalang, Bali.

Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH

In the Who's Rock opera "Quadrophenia" the dominant Vespa styles were "Rocker" and "Mod" styles. Indonesian scooterists prefer "Dekil", or a dirty rotten style as an organic symbol of their movement.

Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH

Dreadlocked Soldier.

Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH

Scooterists are Slankers too.

Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
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Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH
Fumes - Indo Vespa Community - photo by ALEJANDRO PLESCH

Camo Low Rider Stretch Mod.

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