2015 Yamaha T-Max XP500F Test Ride

?2015 Yamaha T-Max XP500F Scooter? A Sportbike-like High-Performance Scoot Who says scooters are for sissies? Certainly not anyone who has taken a spin on the 2015 Yamaha T-Max XP500F scooter, which happens to be more sportbike than scooter. In fact, one might well refer to it as a ?Super-scooter?…

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2014 Honda Forza Scooter Test Ride

?2014 Honda Forza Scooter? An ideal mid-displacement machine In today?s two-wheeled motoring society, it?s not at all surprising that there are male riders who are loaded with excessive levels of testosterone and who shudder at the prospect of even being seen aboard a scooter of any size, shape or form. Trust me though, there?s nothing…

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EICMA Show in Milan unveils new Motorcycle products

“EICMA Show in Milan showcases new products” Not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to attend the International Motorcycle Exhibition in Milan, Italy, which is officially known as the Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo e Motociclo e Accessori, or more simply referred to as the EICMA Show. This year was the 71st edition of the EICMA…

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2013 Suzuki Burgman 650 ABS Test Ride

?2013 Suzuki Burgman 650 ABS: Super scooting in style? We recently reviewed the Burgman 400 in this column, which was totally acceptable, but we?ll deal here with the new 2013 Suzuki Burgman 650 ABS model ? their top-of-the-line scooter.?The Burgman from Suzuki has been around for a few years now, available as both a 400…

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2013 Suzuki Burgman 400 ABS Test Ride

?2013 Suzuki Burgman 400 ABS: Upper class scooting? The Burgman from Suzuki has been around for a few years now, available as both a 400 and a 650 model. What is a Burgman you might ask? It?s a high-end scooter made by Suzuki. Incidentally, it?s no ordinary scooter either ? it falls into the ?Maxi?…

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Test Ride: 2012 Yamaha Zuma 50F scooter

?Yamaha?s Zuma 50F Scooter: Affordable, practical fun? ?Imagine a company having enough faith and confidence in a new product?s performance potential to have the national press launch take place in the ?City by the Bay? ? San Francisco, with its steep hills and heavy commute traffic. Especially when the new product is a new 49cc…

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Test Ride: 2008/09 Flyscooter LaVie

?Flyscooters: Chinese scooters with American ingenuity and reliability?? Without question, both the motorcycle and scooter markets represent a rapidly growing hotbed of activity, and given today?s outrageously high fuel prices, sales of the two-wheelers are soaring. Scooters are generally less expensive than most motorcycles, and they?re also generally more fuel efficient. The old adage ?You…

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Test Ride: 2010 Suzuki Burgman 650 Executive

“Upper class scooting” The Burgman from Suzuki has been around for a few years now, available as both a 400 and a 650 model. What is a Burgman you might ask? It?s a high-end scooter made by Suzuki. Incidentally, it?s no ordinary scooter either ? it falls into the ?Maxi? or ?Super? scooter genre. Burgman…

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