Motor Crossings

7 favorite pit stops of the South Bay Scooter Club.


On the first Saturday of every month, members of the South Bay Scooter Club rev up their prize Vespas and Lambrettas for an afternoon tour of the South Bay on two wheels. Here are a handful of local destinations that anchor the tour.

1. Tony Roma’s

The starting point of each ride for about 
14 years. Signature ribs and great service. 
24301 Crenshaw Boulevard in Torrance.


2. Point Vicente 
Interpretive Center

This beautiful park, located just adjacent to the Point Vicente Lighthouse, offers recreational and educational opportunities to the public, not to mention spectacular views of the Pacific. 31501 Palos Verdes Drive West in Rancho Palos Verdes.


3. Mickie Finnz

This casual, beach-themed restaurant and bar serves fresh fish, delicious chicken, juicy steaks and tropical signature cocktails. 1710 S. Catalina Avenue in Redondo Beach.


4. Curious…

A wide collection of resorted vintage furniture, décor, gifts and other curious oddities. 128 Pier Avenue in Hermosa Beach.


5. Shellback Tavern

World-famous surf bar right here in the South Bay. Beer, pizza, good times all around. 116 Manhattan Beach Boulevard in Manhattan Beach.


6. Thai Dishes

Serving delicious Thai fare under the traditional triangle roof for more than 20 years. 1015 N. Sepulveda Boulevard in Manhattan Beach.


7. Utro’s Cafe

No-fuss seafood and burgers, and an unused bar with two vintage Vespas on display! 
73 Berth in San Pedro