Honda

Honda Bringing the Forza 300 Maxi-scooter to the USA

For the past 20 years or so, scooters have been an afterthought for the major Japanese motorcycle manufactures. For some, this is still true, but in the past few seasons Honda has been stepping up its scooter game in a big way, even displacing Piaggio as Europe’s most popular scooter brand.

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Custom Ruckus: The LV Project

Here at ScooterFile, we’re big fans of custom scooters and especially the custom Ruckus scene. We’ve featured a couple of these bikes in the past, and now they’re showing up more and more. This latest example, The LV Project, is from builder James Wong and it’s all over the web today.

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Photos: Craze Custom Cub

The custom scooter scene is really starting to take off around the world. From west coast zoomer-style Honda Ruckus customs, to the perennial slammed maxi-scooters of Tokyo, we’re starting to see more and more custom Honda Cubs and SYM Symbas. Frankly, we couldn’t be happier about it. It’s a great platform with lots of potential.

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The New Honda Cross Cub CC110 Concept

Looking like the frisky offspring of the late, lamented Ruckus and the Honda Cub 110 (the world’s best-selling motorbike, with more than 60 million versions sold as of 2009), Honda’s new Cross Cub CC110 made its pre-production debut at the Osaka Motor Show. Details are sketchy thus far, but the pared-down chassis and rugged tires suggest this version is game for some off-road action. A red, more street-focused version of the concept was also shown. Will it actually go into production? Will it make it to US shores? Time will tell, but remember, “You meet the nicest people on a Honda.”

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The Ruckus Cafe Risque

Built by scooter tuning and fabrication company Composimo, the Cafe Risque is something that if you described it to me, I wouldn’t believe it was possible. How do you put cafe racer style into a 50cc scooter and have it look this great?

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