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Mission Motorcycles Launches RS and R

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Mission Motorcycles is now taking reservations for two electric models slated to hit markets in 2014, the Mission RS and Mission R.

50th Anniversary of Vespa USA 50cc Scooter

Friday, May 24, 2013
Vespa USA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Vespa 50cc motor scooter with a community-powered digital and social campaign.

Motorcycle vs. Scooter Comparison Part II

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
In MotoUSA's Motorcycle vs. Scooter Comparison Part II, contributing editors Gabe Ets-Hokin and Alan Lapp pit the Honda NC700X against the BMW C650GT to see which machine offers the better overall riding experience.

Vespa for Children Launches in Hanoi

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Piaggio Group and Bambino Gesu' Hospital launch a new project in Vietnam at the National Hospital for Paediatrics in Hanoi with 'Vespa for Children'.

Lightning Demo Celebrates Earth Day At Google

Monday, April 22, 2013
Lightning Motorcycles, producer of the 'World's Fastest Electric Motorcycle,' celebrated Earth Day by bringing its contingency of electric-powered vehicles to Google employees.

Energica Makes Sustainable Luxury Guide

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Energica: the one and only electric motorcycle in the world’s first sustainable luxury online guide.

Day 1: Cairo to Alexandria

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Day 1 of the Cross Egypt Challenge saw riders go from Abdeen Palace, Cairo to Maritim Jolie Ville, Alexandria, a 274-kilometer trip.

Day 2: Alexandria to Marsa Matrouh

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
On Day 2 the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge took riders along the Mediterranean Coast from Alexandria to Marsa Matrouh.

Day 3: Marsa Matrouh to Siwa Oasis

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Day 3 of the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge took riders off the beaten path from Marsa Matrouh to Siwa Oasis.

Day 4: Siwa Oasis to Desert Campsite

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge riders headed deeper into the desert on Day 4, riding from Siwa Oasis to a desert campsite 320 kilometers away.

Day 5: Desert Camp to Farafra Oasis

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Riders in the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge leave the desert camp for Farafra Oasis on Day 5.

Day 6: Farafra Oasis to Dakhla Oasis

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Day 6 of the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge took riders from Farafra Oasis to Dakhla Oasis.

Day 7: Dakhla Oasis to Kharga Oasis

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Day 7 of the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge saw riders encounter a number of checkpoints and other hang-ups on the road from Dakhla Oasis to Kharga Oasis.

Day 8: Kharga Oasis to Luxor

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Day 8 of the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge marked the final leg of the adventure, taking riders from Kharga Oasis to the finish line in Luxor.

Cross-Egypt Scooter Challenge

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Adventure riding, eight days through the sands of Egypt… on a 125cc scooter?! Follow one man’s entertaining journey through the Cross Egypt Challenge.

2009 Yamaha YW125 Scooter Recall Notice

Thursday, February 14, 2013
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice due to a potential fuel pump problem with certain 2009 model year Yamaha YW125 (Zuma 125) scooters.

Fiscal Cliff Resolution Extends EV Credit

Friday, January 4, 2013
Tax hikes and spending cuts dominated the Fiscal Cliff debate, but the resolution reached by lawmakers also extended a tax credit for electric motorcycles.

2013 BMW C 600 Sport & C 650 GT First Ride

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Gabe Ets-Hokin hops aboard the new BMW C 600 Sport and C 650 GT scooters for a first ride through the hills of Southern California.

Reserve Your 2014 Energica on PayPal

Friday, December 7, 2012
Reservations for the 2014 Energica electric superbike, produced in Italy, are now being accepted online through PayPal.

2013 Piaggio BV 350 Scooter Review

Monday, December 3, 2012
Our scooter contributor evaluates the Piaggio BV 350 and makes a case for the UIS – Universal Italian Scooter.
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