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Should moped riders have a motorcycle licence?

Some governments around the world allow unlicensed teenagers and motorists with a full car licence to ride a 50cc moped. However, there are also riders and authorities that believe moped riders should have a motorcycle licence or that mopeds should be off the road altogether.  (Laws vary throughout the world, but a moped is usually …

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Repsol Honda Racing Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa race mopeds

Marquez and Pedrosa race mopeds

After a hard-fought win in the MotoGP season, it was time for World Champion Marc Marquez and teammate Dani Pedrosa to let off some steam racing mopeds. This Honda Racing video shows the Repsol partners demonstrating their skills against amateurs in Japan. They are racing in their Repsol leathers on Super Cub 110 mopeds also …

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Bultaco Albero

Bultaco unveils Albero electric street moped

Famous Spanish motorcycle manufacturer Bultaco has produced its first street moped, the Albero, powered by an electric motor. In 2014, Bultaco announced it would return to production with electric road motorcycles. The news came as a shock from the company made famous by its two-stroke off-road bikes. The new bikes were to be the Rapitan and …

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Call for moped rules for all states

All states should allow people to ride a 50cc moped on a car licence to improve traffic congestion and teach young motorists road craft, says Australian Motorcycle Dealers Association boss Stuart Strickland. At present, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia have a moped rule and it is widely used by commuters and international tourists at tourist destinations such as …

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Kosynier electric retro moped

Electric moped we’d actually like to ride

Not many electric bikes enthuse us with their whisper-quiet power and ungainly looks, but this handmade retro electric moped is an exception. The Kosynier moped, built by Polish brothers Marcin and Michal Bielawski, won the gold medal at the recent international trade fair for “Ideas – Inventions – New Products” in Germany. There are cruiser, boardtracker and …

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Bolt M-1 electric motorcycle

Electric motorbike bolts to production

A hipster electric motorbike is heading into a limited run of 100 for the US, with Australia another market the manufacturer is consider. Bolt Motorbikes has announced the launch of its $200,000 Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign, to bring its stylish and innovative electric motorbike to market. In just a few days they achieved 75% of their target with a …

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Bolt M-1 electric motorcycle

Bolt electric motorbike for hipsters

Finally an electric motorbike that you wouldn’t be embarrassed to be seen riding around town. A bike that gets it right with styling, practicality and technology that will appeal to the right target market. The Bolt M-1 is a cross between an electric motorbike, moped and mountain bike with grunge rat-bike styling that could be …

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Bultaco Brinco

Bultaco unveils first electric bike

Spanish motorcycle manufacturer Bultaco announced in May that it would return, but not with two-stroke dirt bikes – instead they would return with a range of electric road bikes. They have now announced the first will be the Brinco Moto-Bike which is an electric/pedal moped-style bike designed as a versatile commuter, urban bike and mountain …

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Survival moped armed with weapons

The Motoped Survival Bike is like a Swiss Army knife on a moped made for “black ops”. It’s a standard moped, but it has so many extras, it has far more uses than a typical commuter bike. Mopeds are motorised bicycles ands this is no different. The minimalist bike can be powered by any small …

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Beast solar power pack

Solar-powered moped

  We’ve previewed a lot of electric two-wheelers here recently, but this is the first to run on solar power. Canadian company Daymak has been working on this solar-powered urban/rural moped for about two years and is just about ready to go into production. The Toronto company is taking deposits now and the vehicle is …

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