Scoot! to Review Suzuki Burgman 400

Suzuki is making the Burgman 400 available to a pool of journalists in August. I’ll be traveling to San Francisco and riding to Napa with a group to give the Burgman a spin. I’m looking forward to the long ride. As you may recall, Scoot! did an ambitious review of maxi-scooters in our Winter 2004 […]

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Piaggio Makes Parking a Priority

Readers of my blog will find that the need for scooter parking is nothing new, but Piaggio is putting some muscle behind the call with their announcement of their Vespetition. Read it here. In the US there are several “obstacles” to getting people to purchase scooters. While some can be addressed easily (riding in poor […]

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Rachel Ray & Peter Moore

Rachel Ray & Peter Moore

Saw this in the store, today. Rachel Ray knows that scooting, especially on a vintage Vespa GS typifies the free-n-easy feeling of summer. Oddly enough, it is raining in San Jose, today. I hope my BBQ and ride tomorrow isn’t ruined by the weather. I’ve got a rack of ribs & some drumsticks for the […]

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San Jose Motorcycle Petition ONLINE

Just an FYI for anyone in the San Jose, CA area: Motorcycle rider, Bill B. has created an online petition to get more motorcycle parking in downtown San Jose. At this time there are over 550 people signed on. If that doesn’t work, then we’ll take to the streets and have a park-in! I’m actually […]

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NoHo Scooters on NPR

Congratulations to our friends at NoHo Scooters for the NPR piece on scooters which exclusively used their shop. NPR is a great catch and says a lot about how scooters are making inroads to the nation’s psyche. Hear it here. The piece talks about the affordability and fuel-efficiency but mentions that you can only haul […]

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The New Lambretta…

When I heard that CMSI was looking to create a new scooter under the Lambretta name I thought, “They’ve got to be kidding!” It seemed like one crazy idea. Out of all the scooter communities, I find that Lambretta owners can be the most loyal, picky, sometimes snobby, and truly committed to maintaining the integrity […]

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