New old-skool helmet from Shoei

Japanese crash helmet manufacturer, Shoei are the latest to join in with a new 'old-skool' style helmet for the ever-growing retro rider market. The new Shoei Ex-Zero is what the manufacturer describes as a "heritage full-face helmet." They continue that the Ex-Zero; "reflects the style of the custom bike scene and heritage Motocross-helmets in one … Continue reading New old-skool helmet from Shoei

The devil’s in the detail

As we get closer to Easter, scooter projects across the globe get nearer to completion. But how many of those little finishing touches have you still to get? Whether building an original classic, creating a show-stopping custom or re-commissioning a reliable workhorse, it’s those final details that prove to be the ultimate cherry on your … Continue reading The devil’s in the detail

1977 USA Vespa range.

(Reblogged from The Marquis)    It sounds weird for us Italians to see Piaggio mopeds ( Ciao and Bravo) marketed in the USA under the brand name of Vespa.  Of course here the Vespa is just the scooter and both Vespa and mopeds were marketed under the Piaggio brand ( Piaggio Vespa, Piaggio Ciao. etc…) … Continue reading 1977 USA Vespa range.