Lambrettas and Vespas in Old Saigon

Today restored scooters from Asian are often treated with suspicion by scooterists in the Western world, but we often forget these modern-day classics were once everyday commuters out there. A young Vietnamese architect has decided to demonstrate his love for Saigon by publishing a book featuring his own sketches of the city in the old … Continue reading Lambrettas and Vespas in Old Saigon

The Honda Juno scooter – Japanese giant’s grand entrance

Today Japanese manufacturing giant Honda are known for cars, twist & go plastic scooters, and motorcycles – one of which has just powered MotoGP ride Marc Marquez to another championship winning season. But back in 1954 the fledgling company produced its first scooter,  Juno K-Type. At the time the Japanese scooter industry was dominated by … Continue reading The Honda Juno scooter – Japanese giant’s grand entrance