Red Bull Alpenbrevet took place in Switzerland on June 18, 2011. 750 moped racers rode 82 miles over the three Swiss alpine passes – Grimsel, Furka and Susten. The aim of the race was not only to finish the ride on time, but also to score points for style with the jury. Here is the teaser […]Read More »
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scootie has written 56 articles so far, you can find them below.
A 17 year old Swiss boy was caught by the police driving his illegal self-made moped car. According to the police, the boy made the car by himself by attaching a moped to the rear part of a Renault car. See this interesting design for yourself.Read More »
This year’s AmeriVespa was held in New Orleans, between June 16 and June 19. For those who couldn’t go, this youtube video is bringing the Gymkhana and Slow Race events at this year’s AmeriVespa to the computer screen. Enjoy!Read More »
With gas prices rising and consumers becoming more environmentally-conscious, no wonder, more and more people decide to buy electric vehicles. We recently posted a study from Pike Research, predicting 138 million electric motorcycles and scooters on the road worldwide by 2017. Given the numbers, someone better starts preparing to meet this increasing demand. Automotive manufacturers, […]Read More »
Meet Haruko Haruhara; this pink haired girl from outer space, is one of the main characters of the anime FLCL, named Fooly Cooly in English. Haruko Haruhara is not your ordinary anime character, she is a Vespa rider! She is also called the Wasp Girl after the translation of the word Vespa from Italian. That being […]Read More »
Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts are riding a Yamaha Riva scooter in their latest movie. In his latest movie, Tom Hanks becomes part of a colorful scooter community. Larry Crowne, is opening in theaters July 1, 2011.Read More »
The folding motorcycle helmet is not commercialized yet. The helmet design is one of the student design projects that made it to the finals of the 2011 Australian Design Awards. The Proteus folding helmet fits easily into any backpack in folded configuration and provides a great solution for riders who often end up leaving their […]Read More »
This picture was posted on reddit, really nice view of the layers of a motorcycle helmet and the rider’s head…Read More »
The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA will be hosting a scooter exhibition displaying over 90 vehicles. “Scooters: Size Doesn’t Always Matter” is going to take visitors through a journey in the history of scooters. The exhibition starting on June 18, 2011 and running through May 2012, will feature scooters from the simple Autoped […]Read More »
National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA)’s findings show that some novelty helmet users attempt to make their helmets appear to be compliant with DOT standards by misleadingly attaching stickers that have the appearance of legitimate DOT certification stickers. Sellers and distributers of these labels claim that those letters coincidentally resemble the legitimate certification labels and that […]Read More »