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KYMCO Teams with IndyCar

Wednesday, May 27, 2009
KYMCO USA has teamed up with the IndyCar Series, the premier open-wheel racing series in the United States. KYMCO will also have official status with Firestone Indy Lights, the premier ladder series for drivers and teams striving to compete in the IndyCar.

Traveling Greece on Scooters

Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Motorcycle USA’s Editor at Large, Neale Bayly, takes a tour of Greece aboard some three-wheeled Piaggio scooters – trippin’ on three wheels.

Euro Gossip May 2009

Friday, May 15, 2009
Ducati planning to enter the cruiser market, Valentino Rossi going to the Isle of Man TT, MV Motorcycles making a return, and more in the latest Euro Gossip from across the pond.

2010 Honda Elite Scooter Debuts

Friday, May 8, 2009
Honda unveils the 2010 Honda Elite scooter, featuring a 108cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke Single.

2009 Genuine Buddy Black Jack Review

Friday, May 8, 2009
Motorcycle USA tests the Genuine Buddy Black Jack scooter, a 150cc 4-stroke that brings fetching looks and a noisy little exhaust pop to its urban commuting repertoire.

Andretti Launches Caffe Nero Scooter

Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Power Sports Factory, Inc. announced that it is adding a 250cc Andretti-Benelli Motorbike to its existing lineup. The Caffe Nero will arrive in the United States at the end of the second quarter.

Vespa and Continental Airlines Team Up

Wednesday, April 29, 2009
More than 3000 Continental Airlines employees trade jet fuel for gas-sipping scooters as Vespa and the airline company team up for a scooter education day.

The Vespa Experiment Starts April 30

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
The Vespa Experiment, will feature hipster musicians riding the California coastline to raise awareness about global warming.

New Yoshimura Exhaust for Suzuki Burgman

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Yoshimura has added the popular Suzuki Burgman to its line-up of scooter exhausts. Yoshimura now makes the R77 Full System exhaust for both the 650 and the 400cc models.

Vectrix Electric Scooters to Lay Off 60

Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Rhode Island-based Vectrix Corporation, a leader in electric scooter technology, announced that it is laying off 60 workers and is seeking a financial bailout.

Euro Gossip April 2009

Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Our European motorcycle correspondent delivers his monthly missive of all things motorcycle from across the pond, including new motorcycle regulations and restrictions. Find out more in the latest installment of Euro Gossip.

SYM Symba Scooter Headed to US

Thursday, April 9, 2009
Sourcing the iconic styling of the famed Honda Cub, the Symba from Taiwanese firm SYM is slated for U.S. shores this year.

2010 Honda SH150i First Look

Monday, March 30, 2009
Honda’s top-selling scooter in Italy, the Honda SH150i, comes to American shores as an early-release 2010 model.

"I Love You Man" Vespa LXV 150 Contest

Thursday, March 19, 2009
Leading up to the movie’s opening on March 20, fans have the opportunity to win the Vespa LXV 150 that was used by Segel in the movie, by entering the “I Love You, Man – How Far Would You Go For Your Bro Comment Contest” on MySpace.

Piaggio HyS MP3 Hybrid to US in 2010

Thursday, March 12, 2009
The hybrid electric Piaggio HyS MP3 scooter is reported to arrive in the US in the first quarter of 2010.

Euro Gossip March 2009

Wednesday, March 11, 2009
BMW’s long awaited Superbike is due in May, Moto Morini revives the 1960's dirt bike, Yamaha braces for its first operating loss since 1983 and more of the latest Gossip from across the pond.

Plug-in Motorcycle Tax Credits Removed

Friday, February 6, 2009
Last fall Congress approved consumer tax credits of up to $7500 for plug-in cars. Unfortunately the lawmakers left out the most affordable and available solution: 2 and 3 wheeled plug-in vehicles.

Scooters Buck Motorcycle Sales Trend

Friday, February 6, 2009
The MIC releases information on motorcycle industry sales, the lower overall numbers bolstered by impressive growth in scooters and dual-sports.

Euro Gossip February 2009

Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Motorcycle sales may be down but its not all bad news from the European and world motorcycle industry - the Honda Monkey is back!

2009 Vespa GTS 300 Scooter US Debut

Friday, January 16, 2009
The fastest Vespa scooter gets a bigger motor and even faster with the Italian scooter firm unveiling the GTS 300 Super at New York motorcycle show.
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