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Headline, Scootering In NYC

[29 Feb 2012 | One Comment | 16,329 views]
New Rental Service Brings Scoots to NYC

Planning a visit to New York City this year? Perhaps you’re a native who’s debating a scooter purchase this spring but are not yet ready to commit to a purchase? Either way, you now have a new option to see the city from the seat (or back) of a scooter.

Headline, Scooter Culture

[19 Jan 2012 | 5 Comments | 3,434 views]
NYCS Down Under

NYCS spends a few days in Sydney and Melbourne and checks out the local scooter scene past and present. Click on inside to read up and see some snaps.

Around The Web, Headline

[24 Oct 2011 | One Comment | 3,321 views]
US Scooter Sales On The Rise Again

After a rocky couple of years scooter sales in the US are seeing sales on the up-and-up once again as gas prices rises. Summer 2011 figures are just in and, from a scooterist’s perspective, there’s plenty to be happy about again.

Deals On Wheels

[20 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 1,641 views]
Today On CraigsList: ’06 Yamaha Vino 125

We’ve been guilty of spending way too much time lately talking about Vespas and Lambrettas, but if you need a reliable go-to scooter for everyday scootin’ around New York City there are plenty of other great bikes out there.

Scooter Culture

[8 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,434 views]
NYCS visits SE Asia – Part 2

In part two, follow my adventures from Southern Vietnam and onto Cambodia in my quest for scooterist’s paradise.

Scootering In NYC

[26 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 4,440 views]
NYC rides… the Yamaha Vino

Ahhh. The Yamaha Vino. It’s what you get when you wrap Italian styling around the reliability of a Japanese engine. While the copious use of chrome is a little chintzy for our taste, the Vino is a very capable scoot and offers an affordable alternative to that well known scooter starting with a “V.”

Around The Web

[14 Sep 2009 | No Comment | 1,537 views]
2009 Scooter satisfaction ratings

The Honda Ruckus and Genuine Scooter’s Buddy battle it out in Motorcycle.com’s 2009 scooter satisfaction top-ten.

Deals On Wheels

[5 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 1,815 views]

Deals abound this week on CraigsList. Seems like the Summer has brought bikes out of storage and owners are questioning whether they want to give them another season. Three very different scooters caught our eye today.

Around The Web, New To Scooters?

[6 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 1,277 views]

Last year, NPR posted a great article for the potential scooterist looking to buy. But for our money, the most helpful part of the article was the section on matching a scooter to the rider’s height, something that doesn’t get discussed as much as it should.

Around The Web

[6 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 4,734 views]

In the market for a scooter but not sure to go Italian, Taiwanese or Japanese?

During the gas crunch of last year, the La Times’ throttle jockey Susan Carpenter put together a fantastic video and written review comparing three new scooters in the 125-150cc range.