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Euro Gossip October 2009

Thursday, October 8, 2009
It’s new model season, which means our Euro Gossip scribe is busy rooting through the piles of rumor for the latest news across the pond and around the globe.

2010 Kymco Scooters First Ride

Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Motorcycle USA visits Asheville, North Carolina to sample the sizeable KYMCO scooter inventory, including the all-new Downtown 300i maxiscooter.

Electric Honda Cub & Scooter Set for Tokyo

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Honda reveals two electric motorcycle prototypes that will make their official debut at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show, including an all-electric Honda Cub.

Vectrix Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Troubled electric scooter manufacturer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Rhode Island firm has entered into an "asset purchase agreement" with New Vectrix LLC backed by venture capitalists GH Venture Partners LLC.

2008 Aprilia SportCity Scooter Review

Thursday, September 24, 2009
Motorcycle USA scooter contributor Steve Guzman relates his impressions on the Aprilia SportCity in this Aprilia scooter review.

Honda PCX Scooter First Look

Friday, September 18, 2009
Ready for Thailand with promises of a stateside arrival, Honda debuts its latest scooter – the PCX scooter, which features an “idling stop system.”

Euro Gossip September 2009

Monday, September 14, 2009
English motorcycles built in Austria, Japanese motorcycles built in Thailand, Harley-Davidsons head to India? All this and more can be found in our latest rumor-mongering edition of Euro Gossip.

New CV-Matic Transmission for Honda Cub

Friday, September 11, 2009
Honda announced that it has developed a new automatic transmission, the CV-Matic, which can be used in combination with Cub-style engines.

2008 Yamaha Majesty Scooter Review

Friday, September 11, 2009
Motorcycle USA scooter correspondent Steve Guzman rides the 2008 Yamaha Majesty scooter, the cream of the 2008 Yamaha crop.

2009 Piaggio MP3 500 Scooter Review

Monday, August 31, 2009
Motorcycle USA contributor Gabe Ets-Hokin reviews the Piaggio MP3 500 scooter. Has Piaggio managed to idiot proof the motorcycle?

KLD Neue Electric Scooter First Look

Friday, August 28, 2009
The KLD Neue E-165 electric scooters claims an impressive 65 mph top speed and MSRP competitive with its gas-powered rivals.

2010 Honda Elite Scooter First Ride

Monday, August 24, 2009
Motorcycle USA tests Honda’s latest addition to its American scooter lineup, the 108cc Honda Elite, by dashing across the traffic-lined streets of Hollywood and Santa Monica.

Euro Gossip August 2009

Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Our man in Europe gives us the latest motorcycle news from across the pond in this month's Euro Gossip.

2010 Sachs MadAss 125 First Look

Friday, August 14, 2009
A larger-displacement version of the Sachs MadAss is now available to American riders, with the Sachs MadAss 125 hitting dealership floors this August.

2008 Vespa S 150 Scooter Review

Friday, August 14, 2009
Motorcycle USA scooter correspondent Steve Guzman samples the Vespa S 150 scooter, an urban commuter that continues Vespa’s stylish lines.

Peugeot Speedfight 3 Scooter First Look

Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Peugeot's best selling Speedfight range of mopeds and scooters will launch the new Speedfight 3 scooter.

2008 Aprilia Scarabeo 200 Review

Friday, July 31, 2009
The Scarabeo is one of Aprilia’s most successful scooter lines. Motorcycle USA finds out why in this Aprilia Scarabeo 200 Review.

Euro Gossip July 2009

Friday, July 17, 2009
Lots of good motorcycle news to start with this month for a change, along with some good riding weather, finally, which should help bikes sales and tempt a few car drivers onto two wheels.

New Piaggio MP3 LT Considered Car

Friday, July 17, 2009
A version of the distinctive three-wheeled Piaggio MP3 gets designation as a three-wheeled car in Europe.

2008 Yamaha C3 Scooter Review

Friday, July 17, 2009
It’s easy to have an opinion on Yamaha’s C3, but take a moment to think about the C3’s purpose. Where does the Yamaha C3 fit into the world of scooters?
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