Looks like Honda is sneaking in a new model this year. Called the PCX this scooter is powered by a liquid cooled 125 cc single cylinder and has a variator belt drive. It’s attractively styled and promises good performance for it’s size. Reports are it’s main claim to fame is rider [...]
Honda Ruckus Scooter
This is gonna be a long post. Despite what I said about 150 cc scooters being the “best choice” for most of Maine’s riding conditions the fact remains that 50 cc scooters are extremely popular and by far the most common scoots in Maine. There are several significant factors as to [...]
Years ago there was the Harley Servi-Car. Along the way came the Vespa Ape and the Cushman Truckster. These commonly saw parking enforcement duty, served as vending carts, or maintenance vehicles for cities and private facilities. For awhile a company called Argo imported Ape clones built in India under license by [...]
I was perusing Craigslist and saw a couple of these for sale in rough shape. I had never seen one before and I was intrigued. So I Googled it. I like what I saw.
As an ex-pilot, a truck driver, a guy that likes sailing, and an avid scooterist this bike is pretty [...]
Introduced last year as a 2010 model the new Honda Elite is a niche scooter. Smaller in displacement than most of it’s competitors the Elite does offer some decent features for the price. It sports a liquid cooled, fuel injected, 108 cc mill, linked brakes, and a huge storage compartment under the seat. [...]
Now this is cool. Weighing in at only 220 pounds and absolutely no fluff on it anywhere. This bike is all about minimalist performance. Sporting a 4-speed manual clutch gearbox, race tuned suspension, aggressive tires and more, the Madass is sure to please. It’s not a moped. It’s not a [...]
For those considering their first scooter here in Maine, most will quickly come to the realization that a scooter from this category is the most appropriate. Unless you live in a larger city like Portland, Bangor, Augusta, etc., 50 cc scooters just aren’t powerful enough for Maine roads. Unless you never intend to [...]
First introduced in the US in 1986 the Honda Helix was definitely a show stopper. It looked like something straight out of “Star Wars”. In the rest of the world it was know as the Fusion or Spazio.
Powered by a 244 cc engine the Helix can claim status as the granddaddy of all [...]
So what is a Maxi-Scooter you ask? Well they are the kings of the scooter world. Machines that laugh at an Interstate Highway. Scooters that can run comfortably with any other two-wheelers on the road. A scooter that you can ride from Maine to California with out complaint. This [...]
Adly is a Taiwanese scooter and powersports manufacturer. Here in the US the are distributed exclusively by HammerHeadOffRoad. Soon to be released is the new La Vita 150. We have a blend of classic (but not quite true) Vespa looks, with modern components.
(All pics from HammerHeadOffRoads Website)