We found this in an old scooter magazine form the 1960s and saw a number of similarities to riders today. So, what type of scooterist are you then? Mod? Wobbler? Commuter? Or A. N. Other? Drop us a line and let us know!
Post by Scomadi Ltd. Here's a video of the new Scomadi 300cc scooter on the dyno undergoing further testing and pre-launch checks at PM Tuning Racing Products Ltd Scomadi HQ. For expected launch dates of the Scomadi range see our story from December 2013.
There have been a lost of posts on the internet regarding the forthcoming Scomadi scooters, and indeed we've blogged about Scomadi a few times here and here. There's certainly been plenty of excitement about the scooters and of course the big question on everyone's lips has been the retail price. How expensive (or cheap) will … Continue reading New Scomadi Scooters – Prices and dates for 2014? Not yet.
Spotted on ebay earlier, this 1960 British Swallow Gadabout scooter for sale, all up and running. The Swallow Sidecar Company was formed in the 1920s, producing (as their name suggests) motorcycle sidecars, as well as specialising in coachworks. In the 1930s they branched into the car market as SS Cars Ltd, although after World War … Continue reading Classic British scooter for sale – Swallow that pre-dates Lambretta (and with a Jaguar car link!)
Mid-November 2013 and Piaggio Vietnam launched a new Vespa GTS on the local market. This is a locally produced scooter in their Vietnamese factory and specifically for their local market (European, American, Australian, NZ Vespas for example are produced in Italy) and as well as taking advantage of cheaper labour rates and presumably more competitively … Continue reading New Vespa GTS For 2014 – air-cooled scooter for local Asian market
Okay, so yes, this is news relating to bicycle helmets and we're not sure the technology could be applied in the (near) future (at least) for motorcycle and scooter riders, but it's pretty impressive stuff nevertheless. We found this story over at Jalopnik.com who reported on this invention by two Swedish women. We like the … Continue reading Invisible bike helmet