For those who have never been on a motorcycle before, balancing the bike on two-wheels can be a bit intimidating. In fact, those who buy scooters can even have trouble with this riding style.
For the 21st year in a row, “Ride To Work Day” will encourage owners of motorcycles and scooters to commute on their two-wheeled vehicles.
If you’ve ever ridden a motorcycle, you know how loud it can get, even if your motorcycle helmet blocks out a significant amount of wind. Some helmets do a better job of keeping things quiet on the road, but many riders choose to wear earplugs as well. Motorcyclist Online reports that earplugs can be extremely [...]
The Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) is projecting slight drops in new motorcycle sales throughout the year. MIC’s business advisory and forecast division compiled data based on 2011 sales numbers and early 2012 sales to determine the likely trajectory new bike sales will take this year. Between 2010 and 2011, sales of new motorcycles, scooters and [...]
Honda has debuted part of its new lineup of motorcycles, many of which are set to go on sale next year. While most models are getting minor facelifts, the VFR1200F street motorcycle will be getting a major update for 2012. The big new feature for the VFR1200F is the addition of traction control, which should [...]
When people first learn how to ride a bike, they typically use training wheels on the back until they learn how to keep their balance. These back two wheels help ensure that the bike remains upright no matter what happens. Piaggio, the Italian manufacturer that owns the Vespa, Aprilia and Moto Guzzi scooter brands, is [...]
Scooters are a popular alternative to street bikes and other vehicles, especially in the city, as they tend to use far less gasoline and cost substantially less than other two-wheeled vehicles. They’re also pretty convenient when you want to go to an area where parking a car would be nearly impossible. Evolve Motorcycles recently announced [...]
The electric scooter and motorcycle industry has exploded, with tons of companies popping up that are now offering a wide range of models powered by electric motors. However, nobody is quite sure yet what the electric vehicles of the future may look like. The start-up company FlyKly believes it has found an answer. Their lineup [...]
Discover the financial benefits that motorcycles and scooters provide drivers Gas prices have risen dramatically in recent months, and with no end in sight, many commuters are looking for new ways to get to work without having to pay through the nose for fuel. At Chaparral Motorsports, these people can find a wide array of [...]
High gas prices may be hurting some sectors of the American economy, but others are booming. One of the groups that is really benefiting from the spike in fuel costs is scooter manufacturers. According to data from the Motorcycle Industry Council reported by USA Today, sales of gas-powered scooters are up a whopping 50 percent [...]