A person rides a Spin e-scooter in San Francisco
Hybrids & Electrics

New Remote-Controlled E-Scooter From Ford-Owned Spin Will Calm Angry Residents

What happens when you provide millions of random people with electric-powered scooters to do with as they please? You prompt bans and the near-collapse of the e-scooter industry. In November 2018, Ford Smart Mobility acquired the e-scooter company Spin for $100 million. Now, with American citizens and officials growing fed up with e-scooters cluttering their …

Women ride electric scooters in Santa Monica, California.
2 Wheels

3 Things You Need To Know Before Buying an Electric Scooter

Electric scooters have seen a little bit of an uptick in sales during the last year’s global health crisis. People have been leery of riding in crowded busses, trains, or carpooling. So, the electric scooter has been getting some attention from consumers. So, what should somebody look for when purchasing their first one? Not all …

A black Super73 S1 e-bike
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Super73 S1 E-Bike vs. a 50cc Scooter: Which Is the Zippier City Commuter?

Urban commuting isn’t the sole domain of motorcycles. Scooters and mopeds have traditionally been the compact 2-wheeled alternatives—but not anymore. Now city riders can get an e-bike instead; some don’t even require you to pedal. One brand that’s particularly captured social media attention is California-based Super73, with retro-styled models like the S1. However, for about …

The 2019 Peugeot P2X Concept 300cc motorcycle at EICMA
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Peugeot Motorcycles Is Moving Beyond Scooters and Mopeds

Liter bikes like the Suzuki Hayabusa may thrill, but it’s the small-capacity motorcycles where a lot of the sales are. Honda offers a slew of them, from the Grom to the CB300R. And KTM is expanding its Duke lineup in the US with its new 200cc model. Now, though, there’s another name joining in: Peugeot …

A black and orange electric scooter is shown with somebody riding it in an urban setting.
Hybrids & Electrics

Electric Off-Road Scooter Can Take You Anywhere

Here is the first clue. It is fast, all-terrain capable, intimidating, and electric. Any guesses? Nope, it is not the new GMC Hummer, nor is it a Tesla Cybertruck. It is not Batman’s tumbler either. In fact, it is not a car, truck, or SUV. Here is another clue. It has been described as a …

A black 2021 Honda ADV150 rides down a wet road
2 Wheels

Is the Honda ADV150 Really an Africa Twin Scooter?

Honda’s Africa Twin is one of the best reasonably-priced ADV motorcycles on sale today. But off-roading on 2 wheels isn’t only limited to motorcycles. With the right gear, scooters, even vintage Vespas, can hit the dirt, too. And the new-to-the-US Honda ADV150 claims to channel some of the Africa Twin’s off-pavement spirit. But does it …

Two Segway electric Dirt eBikes are side by side with a mountain backdrop.
Hybrids & Electrics

You’ll Never Guess What Segway Is Making Now

Mention the name Segway, and many people will have the image of the electric, standup personal transportation device on two wheels, a scooter of sorts. Many law enforcement agencies around the world have used the electric transporters, and they were also popularized in the Paul Blart Mall Cop movie series. But, last month, we covered how that electric …

2 Wheels

The Honda X-Blade Is a Traffic Carver We Wish We Could Have

The Honda X-Blade isn’t the newest sport bike to come from the manufacturer, although it sure looks like one. Actually, the X-Blade the latest, and most aggressive looking, 160cc scooter that is gracing the crowded streets of India. And while it would likely do well as a proper motorcycle, we think that it works well …

Tan 1978 Puch Maxi Newport moped in the grass
2 Wheels

Why Have Vintage Mopeds Gotten So Popular?

As with classic SUVs, vintage motorcycles have risen in popularity in recent years. As have scooters, which is why manufacturers offer modern versions of icons like the Vespa and Honda Super Cub. But there’s another 2-wheeled form of transportation that’s also enjoying a cultural resurgence: the moped. What is a moped? Like motorcycles, mopeds have …

Young men ride Segway two-wheeled personal transporters
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The Segway Personal Transport Scooter Has Met its End

Segway will discontinue its original electric Segway PT, a personal transport device, or scooter on two wheels. According to a Reuters report, the once-popular, self-leveling, mobility device will roll off the production line for the last time July 15th. Segway does, however, manufacture other scooters and mobility options.  The Segway PT scooter still appears on …

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Rion RE90 Racing Edition: The Bugatti of Electric Scooters

For city dwellers that don’t need a car, a scooter can be a perfectly sensible and fun form of transportation. There are so many electric scooters currently available on the market with various power outputs, battery range, and pricing that it can be hard to pick the right one. But if money is not an …