TAIWANESE bike firm, Sym have entered the maxi scooter market with two new models - the 400i and 600i MaxSym.Sym are describing their new 400cc and 600cc maxi scooters as "a mixture of the extraordinary power and the artistic design," offering a
BMW have unveiled two new scooters, the C600 Sport and C600GT.Both scooters are powered by a 647cc parallel-twin engine producing 60bhp at 7,000rpm. The engine is slanted forward at 70-degrees in order to maintain a low centre of gravity. The frame is tubular steel with an alumin...
APRILIA'S new SRV850 scooter has been confirmed to be going on sale in the UK next month.Using the same 840cc motor and twist-and-go gearbox as the Aprilia Mana, the SRV is basically a revamped version of the Gilera GP800, but where the old Gilera came in at around the £6.5k mark...
MAXI-scooters have sold well again in August, leading the powered two wheeler sales charts.1,535 maxi-scooters (scooters over 125cc) were sold in August 2011, a rise of 29.8% over the same period in 2010. They're also leading the Year to Date
A reader sent in this news story featured on SWNS.com.Sean Cole, 43, a pizza delivery man has hand-built the transparent kennel and fixed it to the back of his red Kawasaki GPZ900 to carry his dog Gizmo with him when he's out and about. The box has special air holes and a fan to ...
WORD from Germany is that BMW's forthcoming big scooters – due to be launched in November and go on sale next year – have been spotted out on the roads near the firm's Munich factory.Although no pictures have emerged yet, don't be surprised if someone snaps the new bikes soon...
THESE drawings of a new 250cc super scooter from Honda with the face of the prototype Honda Griffin 750 from 2003 are currently doing the rounds in Spain.According to source over there, the bike is expected to be shown at the end of this year at one of the big international motor...
LOTS OF rumours around at the moment from both the French and Spanish journos that BMW is planning its own three-wheeled, covered C1-type motorcycle.According to reports from our foreign friends, BMW have already (with help from Rotax) developed three engines to power not only th...
.I welcome big-distance trips on maxi-scooters like the burgman 650 because they're genuinely effortless and banging out big miles on a motorbike always feels like a waste of a gearbox and perfectly good tyres. On a maxi-scooter, you can relax
HONDA has released the first picture and details of the production version of the New Mid concept – renamed 'Integra' when it hits showrooms next year.At the moment, all the technical information relates to the bike's 700cc parallel twin engine, which gets some clever design feat...
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