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  • Winter scooting
    Ready for winter riding?
    It’s the time of the year when a scooterist’s fancy turns towards the memory of the warmer months. That time of year when a ride on your scooter results in a refreshing breeze, when the gear feels light and full of warm summer air. All...
  • Blackbeard Powersports is chock-full of great gifts for scooterists
    Gift-giving for the scooterist in your life
    Planning a perfect holiday gift for the scooterist in your life isn’t as easy as most of us who ride think. Other than the scooter, a helmet and maybe a jacket, many family members are unaware of all the stuff that we on two wheels would...
  • Where Toyota's New "Mirai" Fuel Cell Vehicle Gets it Right
    Where Toyota's New "Mirai" Fuel Cell Vehicle Gets it Right
    In Japanese, "Mirai" means the future. Toyota hopes the hydrogen-powered "Mirai" becomes synonymous with the same success as their car named after the Latin word for prior, or "Prius".For an island nation, the Mirai...
  • Via Motors eREV Van
    Via Motors gets EPA certification, starts eREV Van deliveries to utility fleets
    On Thursday, plug-in hybrid electric truck maker Via Motors announced having received EPA and CARB certifications allowing the company to proceed with a project to sell over 170 PHEV vans to 50 utility company fleets. The project, in association...
  • Gear Review: Corazzo Inverno Gloves
    Riding Gear Review: Corazzo Inverno Gloves
    What better than a timely review of winter riding gloves? The Inverno is Corazzo’s latest product and is a complete revamp of their already good “Gauntlet Gloves”. The Inverno gloves benefit from the same design team that...
  • Gear Review: Vemar Attivo modular helmet
    Gear Review: Vemar Attivo modular helmet
    What this world needs is a good $200 helmet! It’s even better when it’s on sale.Design:Vemar is based in Grosseto, Italy in Southern Tuscany, so you might think that their products would reflect the beauty of the region. Think that and...
  • The Tesla D reveal: was it worth the hype?
    The Tesla D reveal: was it worth the hype?
    A few weeks ago, there was a stir on the automotive internets about Tesla and "The D". It was a secretive event that was rumored to be groundbreaking. Shocking. Mystifying.Then Thursday, October 9 came. Tesla had their announcement. And...
  • Tesla Model S
    Tesla Motors unveils dual drive Model S, and advanced self-parking autopilot
    Last week Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk taunted us with a vague tweet about showing us his D, and on Thursday he made good on that promise. In front of a packed crowd in Hawthorne (near Los Angeles), Elon Musk unveiled the Dual Drive Tesla Model S ...
  • The 2015 Mercedes Benz V250 Bluetec
    V is for Very Big: the new 2015 Mercedes Benz V250 Bluetec
    Some of you are familiar with very BIG Mercedes Benz vehicles. You may have the GL 350 or 550. If you're a baller, or a footballer, you might have the Geländewagen. Some of you, with families and stuff to haul, have the lower-profile-but still...
  • Zero Motorcycles new 2015 product line
    Zero Motorcycles 2015 electric bikes feature 185 miles range, Showa suspension
    Electric motorcycle maker Zero Motorcycles announced, on Tuesday, pricing and details of the company's 2015 electric motorcycle lineup. The new models feature an upgraded suspension system, an anti-lock ABS braking system from Bosch,...
  • Scooter Rally in Columbus - Scoot-a-que 17
    Scooter Rally in Columbus - Scoot-a-que 17
    One of the Midwest’s largest rallies happened on September 19-21 and true to it’s nature, it entertained, enthralled and excited the many attendees. Scoot-a-cue is hosted by the Columbus Cutters, http://www.scootaque.com and they go...
  • The 2014 Maserati Ghibli Diesel
    History, luxury, power and beauty: a look at the 2014 Maserati Ghibli Diesel
    During Super Bowl 2014, Maserati ran an ad for the Ghibli, their newest entry into the sports sedan market. As we already know, a car company needs a decent entry-level sports sedan in order to grow and thrive. You can survive as a low-output...
  • The 2015 Mercedes Benz S550 Plug-in Hybrid
    You Read it Right: the 2015 Mercedes Benz S550 Plug-in Hybrid
    The car at left is the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-in Hybrid. S-Class. Plug. In. Hybrid.It's not a joke.It's not the end of the world.Nor did you see pigs with wings. And that wasn't a monkey, it was the burrito you had for lunch...
  • Recharging in Santa Maria, CA
    Riding 1000 miles in 24 hours on electric motorcycle creates Iron Butt Terry
    On Tuesday, Terry Hershner made history as the first person to ride an electric motorcycle over 1000 miles in 24 hours, following his historic win about two weeks ago in the Vetter Fuel Economy challenge. Both events shatter preconceived notions...
  • Bandcamp rally turns 15
    Bandcamp scooter rally turns 15
    The Pittsburgh Vintage Scooter Club’s annual Bandcamp scooter rally celebrated it’s 15th anniversary on June 20 - 22 with the theme of “15 Greatest Hits”. This scooter rally calendar mainstay attracts scooterists from all...