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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.

smart Teams with Vectrix on E-Scooter

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Daimler subsidiary, smart, has teamed with Vectrix to develop their electric scooter which is planned to hit markets in 2014.

2013 Vespa 946 First Look

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Vespa 946, revealed at the 2012 EICMA show in Milan, sources inspiration from the company's original 1946 Mp6 prototype and features a newly designed engine and body work.

2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50 Available in US

Monday, November 12, 2012
Piaggio is now offering the 2013 Piaggio Typhoon, a four-stroke, four-valve 50cc scooter, at Vespa/Piaggio dealerships across the United States.

2013 Vespa Sport Special Edition Models

Monday, November 12, 2012
Take a look at the 2013 Vespa Sport Special Edition models, the Vespa S 50 SE and 150 i.e. Sport SE as well as the Vespa GTS 300 i.e. Super Sport LE, all of which are limited editions.

2014 Energica Electric Motorcycle Preview

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The Energica electric superbike is set to debut at the upcoming EICMA show in Milan, Italy, but we have a sneak preview of the first production electric motorcycle to come out of Italy.

2013 Vespa Scooters First Look

Monday, October 1, 2012
Vespa gives many of their models cosmetic upgrades for 2013, and includes a few limited edition models for those with sportier tastes.

2013 KYMCO Scooters First Look

Monday, August 27, 2012
KYMCO USA adds four new scoots to its 2013 line-up, from the lightweight, small displacement Compagno 50i to the maxi-style Xciting 500 Ri ABS.

"La Vespa Vita" Online Community

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Vespa USA is introducing the new "La Vespa Vita" online community, a place for individuals with a passion for the Vespa to share stories and content about their own experience on the iconic scooter.

E-Motorcycle Tax Credit May Be Extended

Monday, August 6, 2012
A bill approved by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee that would extend tax credits to buyers of on-road electric motorcycles heads to the full Senate for approval.
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