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Euro Gossip December 2008

Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Economic woes, a Hailwood Ducati and more 2009 motorcycles in this month’s edition of Euro Gossip.

Piaggio Scooters on Display at IMS

Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Aprilia, Piaggio and Vespa scooters will be on display at the Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows.

Quadrophenia Lambretta Auction Record

Friday, November 28, 2008
The Quadrophenia Lambretta scooter fetched a record price at Bonhams auction.

Geico Scooter Sponsor at Houston IMS

Friday, November 21, 2008
Advanstar Communications, a leading worldwide media company, announced today that they have joined forces with GEICO Powersports as the presenting sponsor of the all new Scooter Pavilion.

2009 Vespa S 50 First Look

Friday, November 21, 2008
The Piaggio Group claims the new 2009 Vespa S 50 is the most powerful small-displacement scooter on the market today.

Vespa Launches New Interactive Web Site

Friday, November 14, 2008
Vespa launched its new web site today that aims to give fans of the iconic scooter an enhanced interactive experience.

Yoshimura Offers Exhaust for Yamaha TMAX

Monday, November 3, 2008
Yoshimura is offering an aftermarket exhaust designed to give Yamaha's sporty TMAX scooter even more pep.

Euro Gossip October 2008

Monday, October 27, 2008
News from abroad includes a Norwegian three-wheeler, the return of Norton motorcycles to UK hands, and the possible release of the shaft-driven, three-cylinder Triumph Trophy 1200.

MotorcycleUSA's Kymco Xciting Winner

Tuesday, October 7, 2008
John Below of Antigo, Wis. was the lucky winner of a 2008 Kymco Xciting 500 scooter in MotorcycleUSA's most recent newsletter contest.

Euro Gossip September 2008

Wednesday, September 24, 2008
This month's version of Euro Gossip includes news of a bigger, badder Monster, Ghezzi Brian builds one mean V11 Moto Guzzi, and rumors of an 1187cc V-Twin by Moto Morini said to pump out an impressive 170bhp.

Go Back to the Dorms with Piaggio

Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Piaggio is giving cash-strapped college students incentive to head back to the dorm aboard a Fly 50 and 150 thanks to $50 gas card and free top case.

Euro Gossip July 2008

Sunday, July 20, 2008
Our man in Europe reveals the latest motorcycle rumors and news, including a rider for the BMW S1000RR and more potential EU regulations for motorcycles.

Euro Gossip June 2008

Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Higher prices and mandatory installation of speed limiters on motorcycles. All these rumors and more in this month's edition of Euro Gossip.

2009 Yamaha TMAX, Zuma 125 First Look

Thursday, June 12, 2008
Yamaha offers up a soothing balm to those $4/gallon gas woes with its fuel-efficient 2009 scooter lineup, which includes the all-new TMAX and Zuma 125.

Euro Gossip May 2008

Friday, May 16, 2008
A new Tiger Cub from Triumph, vino from Ducati and more on the BMW Superbike S1000RR highlight this month's edition of Euro Gossip.

Euro Gossip April 2008

Thursday, April 17, 2008
This month's Euro Gossip includes Schumacher on a Super Duke, more motorcycles from Moto Morini, the Suzuki Crosscage creeps closer to production and more

Euro Gossip March 2008

Friday, March 21, 2008
Overseas correspondent Ian Kerr brings us tales of Indian KTMs, Mana recalls, a Russian motorcycles display in Vladivostok, and sightings of the Bakker Grizzly.

Euro Gossip February 2008

Friday, February 22, 2008
In this month's ponderings from across the pond we receive news on Triumph's Trophy touring bike, Spain's Radical Ducati going production, and Angelina Jolie's victory as preferred pillion.

Euro Gossip January 2008

Thursday, January 17, 2008
In the first Euro Gossip of the new year, we bring you chatter from overseas about the MV Brutale turned Bestiale, a BMW that you can't fall off of, and the biggest MP3 ever - Piaggio MP3, that is.

Euro Gossip December 2007

Friday, December 21, 2007
As we bid adieu to 2007, the overseas rumor mill continues to churn with word of a BMW literbike, sightings of Aprilia's World Superbike contender, and Dainese's continued development of wearable air bags.
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