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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.

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.

Scoot to TX: 1500 Miles to Amerivespa 2010

Friday, July 30, 2010
Motorcycle USA embarks on a journey from South Carolina to Texas onboard a Kymco scooter and arrives in San Antonio just in time to take part in the 2010 Amerivespa Rally.

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.