2011 Maxi Scooter Shootout

With gas prices likely to exceed $5 per gallon in the near future (some coastal cities already over $4.50), and the average daily commute for today’s working-class American roughly 60…

2011 Yamaha TMAX Comparison

Three out of four of the test riders who participated in our Maxi Scooter comparison picked Yamaha’s TMAX as top of the performance pile, giving the half-liter scooter a landslide victory in our…

2009 Piaggio MP3 500 Scooter Review

Has Piaggio Idiot-proofed the Motorcycle? The Piaggio MP3; a strange looking scooter and a very unique ride. Allow me to make a crass admission: I like to surreptitiously glance at large-breasted young ladies.…

2013 Piaggio BV 350 Scooter Review

Ask your older motorcycle-riding friends about the UJM: that’s the Universal Japanese Motorcycle. During the ’70s and ’80s, a slew of big, comfortable motorcycles models paraded out of the Big…

2006 Piaggio Fly 150

The Piaggio Fly 150 was the screwball wild-card entry in our $4000 Newbie Bike Shootout. There’s no denying that there is a major difference between a regular motorcycle and a…

2004 Kymco Super 9

There is one motorcycle axiom I’ve learned after cruising around the local scene for the past six months on our Kymco Super 9 test machine. The only thing that will…

2010 Kymco Scooters First Ride

When Motorcycle USA arrived at Asheville, North Carolina to sample the 2010 Scooter lineup from Kymco, we had no idea how robust the Tawian manufacturer’s scooter line actually was. Ranging from 500cc maxiscooters…