Electric Scooter Buying Guide - Everything You Need to Consider
The e-scooter industry might still be in its infancy, but these electrically-powered machines are enjoying an increasing amount of popularity by the day. People living in big cities have rushed to adopt this new trend out of purely practical reasons - with so many cars stuck in traffic, e-scooters are the shortcut more, and more people are willing to take. Factor in their relatively low maintenance costs and the fact that you can easily fold them for storage or transport purposes, plus the advantage of not getting to your destination with a sweaty back, like it happens with bicycles or kick scooters, and you get an unbeatable recipe.
But with high demand comes high offer. With more and more people looking to get an e-scooter, companies that produce them have multiplied like rabbits, and others are joining them as we speak. This means that you, the buyers, now has hundreds of options to choose from, from low-end, cheap e-scooters to performance and off-road-oriented ones. So, which one is best for you? Well, only you can decide that, but we’ll give you a hand with a guide that touches on what key aspects you should consider before placing that order.
Moto Parilla Carbon: The Moped You Didn’t Know You Wanted
2021 - 2022 Honda PCX
Honda went far beyond the cursory Bold New Graphics treatment for 2021 with a newly rebuilt and rebranded PCX for riders seeking an affordable urban-mobility solution. The ground-up redesign features a new frame with an equally-new-and-improved engine, all wrapped up under newly refined bodywork. You are given a choice between a base model and an anti-lock brake version that won’t break the bank and promises to be inexpensive to operate as well.
2015 - 2023 Honda Ruckus
Bare bones — naked bike, anyone? — and gnarly, the Ruckus looks like it’s right out of Mad Max. Even though it does have a 50 cc engine, no one is going to say, “Awww, isn’t that cute?” when you ride by on a Honda Ruckus. Granted, you won’t get going very fast on a Ruckus, so on-lookers will get a good, long look.
Who Said You Can’t Tow A Plane With A Vespa? Well, Here’s Proof You Can
Austrian stuntman Günter Schachermayr has done some crazy things in his life and one such thing was riding his Vespa vertically down a huge chimney.
Following up on that insane stunt, the stuntman has now attempted to tow an airplane on a runway with a one-wheeled Vespa scooter. Here’s how it went.
Dax Is Back: Honda Resurrects the Iconic City Bike After 40 Years Away
Yamaha Ready to Lead the Japanese Into Electrification
Who Said Retro Can’t Be Modern? This Quirky Yamaha Proves Otherwise
The Yamaha Vino has been a popular scooter in the Japanese market since the late 1990s and has established itself as an easy-going city scooter for the masses. And to make this already likable package more delectable, Yamaha has updated it for 2022. Though the update is mainly visual, it is still a welcome update that adds to the scooter’s appeal.
Do You Like Vespa’s? You Can Now Build One Yourself With LEGO
After successfully luring in superbike fanatics with its Ducati Panigale and BMW S 1000 RR kits, Lego is now targeting scooter fans with its all-new Vespa 125 model kit.
This model kit commemorates the successful 75 years of Vespa, while also serving as a great starting point for people looking to get into motorcycle model kits by Lego, considering this one is smaller than the two aforementioned superbike kits.
Latest motorcycle model from Lego is an Italian Icon
Remember the time when four Vespas Entered the Paris-Dakar Rally and finished?
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2021 - 2022 Honda ADV150
Honda expands its adventure-bike range downward into the scooter category with the early release of its 2021 ADV150. Subtle off-road touches join fairly robust rider-protection features to make this bike viable as both an urban commuter and a backroads explorer. Long-stroke suspension and ABS protection to supports those different modes of travel. All of this comes with the usual twist-and-go operation and a price tag under $5k.