Prototype Scomadi 300 undergoing UK tests

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.

New Scomadi Scooters – Prices and dates for 2014? Not yet.

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.

Classic British scooter for sale – Swallow that pre-dates Lambretta (and with a Jaguar car link!)

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!)

New Vespa GTS For 2014 – air-cooled scooter for local Asian market

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

Invisible bike helmet

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

Customize your head – Vintage (70s) crash helmets

Found in Milan, this sparkling collection of crash helmets by 70's couldn't help but catch eyes.   Despite what they may look like, all of these helmets are new, and a load of them ECE2205 approved for use on the roads as well. Retro and the 1970s are very bog news these days, and so if … Continue reading Customize your head – Vintage (70s) crash helmets