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Amerivespa World Days

June 15, 2015
Crossing the yard of bricks

Crossing the Yard of Bricks (Amerivespa via Facebook)

Much like an alignment of the planets, the weekend just past saw two of the world’s biggest scooter gatherings happen on nearly opposite sides of the globe.

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Amerivespa 2016 will be in…

June 13, 2015

Elvis on a Harley

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Junak Vintage scooter

June 13, 2015
Hoozar BBQ

The Junak scooter was introduced to the U.K. at a Polish BBQ (Hoozar, Ltd. photos)

Word comes of a new scooter for the U.K. market. One with a Polish connection.

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Reader’s Ride: 2009 Genuine Buddy Blackjack

June 10, 2015
Maverick and Jaylin at speed

Jaylin Billig and Maverick, setting another land speed record (Photo:

You’ll recall Jaylin Billig’s trip to Bonneville last August, where she and her trusty steed Maverick (a 2009 Genuine Buddy Blackjack) set a third AMA Land Speed Record. While Triple Crown winner American Pharoah‘s owners say he will race again, Jaylin had decided 2014 would be Maverick’s final trip to the salt; it could be said he’s been put out to stud. In a manner of speaking.

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The Spy who loved scooters

June 8, 2015
Spy publicity still

In the movie Spy, Melissa McCarthy rides scooters (Photos: 20th Century Fox Film Corp.)

Unless you’ve been hanging out in a cave on a Himalayan peak, you’ve probably seen promos for the movie Spy. Many times.

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The Ultimate Scooter Hauler Accessory

June 3, 2015

Okay, you don’t have a Ford Transit Connect (The Ultimate Scooter Hauler™), but you do have a pickup truck, or a solid-sided utility trailer. No worries, Scooter Mercato‘s gotcha covered.

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Opening your Golden Gate

May 30, 2015

San Francisco, via Google Maps

It’s been a while since I’ve added a map, but I ran across one I know you’re gonna like!

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