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KYMCO add two Agility scooters

KYMCO Australia have released two new Agility models as scooters take another dive in the Australian market.  The new models are the Agility City 125i 16+ at $3290 (plus on-road costs) and includes a top case, plus the Agility 300i at $6490. Both models feature the larger 16-inch front wheel to avoid being bumped out …

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Yamaha slams Indian pandemic closure

Yamaha has slammed the Indian Government over the complete closure of industry for the pandemic while also releasing a tribute scooter (above) to the resilience of Italians through the crisis. The Japanese motorcycle manufacturer, which has three factories in India, says the complete closure should have been reviewed carefully. Yamaha India boss Motofumi Shitara says …

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Piaggio plans world's first reverse leaning trike

Piaggio plans reverse leaning trike

Piaggio has filed a patent for a reverse leaning three-wheeler with the two wheels at the back rather than the front. Traditional three-wheelers or trikes have the wheels at the back, but they don’t lean. In 2006, the Italian company introduced the MP3 scooter which was the world’s first leaning three-wheeler. It had the wheels …

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Driver guilty of hit-run scooter crash

A 55-year-old Toyota Hi-Lux driver who hit and injured a woman, 34, riding a Vespa scooter last August before driving off has been found guilty in a Sydney court today. Paul Andrew Brown faced a hearing in Burwood Local Court today (27 May 2020) on charges of failing to stop and render aid, negligent driving occasioning grievous …

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Copycat

Piaggio wins Chinese copycat case

Last year Italian motorcycle and scooter company Piaggio lost a landmark case against a Chinese company over a copycat scooter, but now it has won a similar case. The first case against Zhejiang Zhongneng began in 2014 over a copy of their Vespa LX scooter which has been around since the end of World War II.  …

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Scooter thief

Can you identify this scooter thief?

Can you identify this scooter thief from the inset image of the man while riding in the back of a taxi? Sunshine Coast detectives want to speak to him about the theft of a Suzuki UK110 scooter from outside a surf club at Coolum last week. Just after 4pm last Saturday (9 May 2020), the man …

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Two drivers charged after rider fatals

Two drivers have been charged after separate Sydney crashes in the past couple of days that cost the lives of two riders. A 24-year-old male motorcycle rider died at the scene of a crash with a Toyota Camry about noon yesterday (9 May 2020) on Soldiers Parade, outside Edmondson Park Railway Station. The driver, a 37-year-old …

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Motorcycle legend Mayor Bertrand Cadart hangs up his gear

Motorcycling Mayor loses cancer battle

French-born Bertrand Cadart, 71, the scooter-riding Mayor who played Clunk in the first Mad Max movie and registered the first motorcycle-friendly municipality in Australia has sadly died in Queensland after a long fight with cancer. Peter “The Bear” Thoeming wrote this article for us in May 2018 after he handed over his Honda SilverWing scooter, riding …

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Suzuki UK110 horn recall

Suzuki UK110 scooter horn recall

Suzuki Australia is recalling its more than 2000 UK110 scooters over an issue that could cause the horn to fail. The official recall notice, issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, says the improper plating on the moveable contacts on the horn and starter switch, if continuously used, can allow dust or water to enter …

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