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2015 Yamaha Smax Scooter First Ride

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Yamaha’s Smax scooter impresses with its easy handling and freeway-capable speeds making it a choice transportation solution for an urban lifestyle.

2014 Suzuki Burgman 200 First Ride

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Suzuki has offered its Burgman 200 in Europe for a number of years but now brings the mount to the States in 2014. See how the new scoot stacks up in this MotoUSA First Ride.

2014 Genuine Stella Automatic Scooter Review

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Gabe gets his retro-scooter fix with modern upgrades, test riding Genuine Scooters’ new Stella Automatic at the US firm’s Chicago locale.

2014 Honda Forza Scooter First Ride

Monday, December 23, 2013
MotoUSA puts the mid-sized 2014 Honda Forza scooter to the test all over Southern California backroads and interstates.

Genuine Buddy 170i Scooter Review

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Our scooter scribe takes Genuine’s beefier 170 scoot, the Buddy 170i, over the hills, surface streets and freeways of San Francisco.

2013 $2000 Scooter Comparison

Monday, November 25, 2013
Scooters offer some of the best bargain transportainment on two wheels. MotoUSA tests some of the most modestly priced scoots available in the US to see which is best in the 2013 $2000 Scooter Comparison.

Vintage Scooter Test: Vespa vs. Lambretta

Monday, October 28, 2013
Our at-large Scooter Editor takes on the question of best vintage scooters. Mods skirmishing with the rest of the scooter clans… There will be blood!

2013 Vespa GTS 300 Scooter Review

Monday, September 16, 2013
A mass transit strike in the Bay Area? No problem says our scooter correspondent, who sallies forth aboard the Vespa GTS 300 in this scooter review.

2013 Burgman 650 ABS Scooter First Ride

Monday, August 12, 2013
After a decade in service and 83,000 units sold worldwide, the Burgman 650 gets spruced up for 2013. MotoUSA takes a ride on Suzuki’s flagship maxiscooter.

2014 Kymco MyRoad 700i First Ride

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Kymco wants a piece of the scooter touring segment and it's doing it with this new for the U.S. MyRoad 700i. But did the Taiwanese brand hit the bullseye?

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.

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.

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.

2013 Honda PCX150 First Ride

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
MotoUSA takes a test ride on Honda's all-new 2013 PCX150. The revamped scooter is stylish, affordable and best of all, game for the freeway.

2012 Piaggio Fly 150 Scooter Review

Monday, July 16, 2012
An Italian-powered scooter made in China? Mr. Ets-Hokins explains while taking the freeway-legal Piaggio Fly 150 for a scoot around the Bay Area.

Memorable Motorcycle: Aprilia SRV 850

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Aprilia SRV 850 is a luxury scooter with power and design elements that will turn any head. But our man Melling ponders whether the $12,000 is worth the expense?

2013 Honda Metropolitan NCH50 First Ride

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
After a three-year absence Honda brings its Metropolitan scooter back to the US. MotoUSA takes a spin on the redesigned 50cc commuter scooter

2012 Vectrix VX-2 Electric Scooter Review

Monday, March 5, 2012
Our scooter correspondent reveals the shocking truth about riding an electric scooter in the Vectrix VX-2 review.

2012 Yamaha Zuma 50F First Ride

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Gabe takes a spin on the Yamaha Zuma 50F, where our contributing Scooter Editor asks, “Two Strokes Good, Four Strokes...Better?”

2011 SYM Symba 110 First Ride

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Our scooter aficionado explores SYM's take on the best-selling vehicle of all time, hitting the streets of San Francisco with the Sym Symba 110.
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