Yamaha

The 2015 Yamaha SMax

Yamaha has expanded its scooter offerings to include the SMax, a 155cc version of its larger sport scooter, the TMax. Aimed squarely at the Honda PCX-150 and the Burgman 200, the SMax offers a light, affordable option for a midsize modern scooter.

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ScooterFile Guide: New Scooter Warranties

One of the biggest draws to buying a new scooter as opposed to a used scooter is that factory warranty. For the first year or two, you can know that if something goes wrong mechanically, you’re not on the hook for it. Question is, which scooter manufacturers offer the best warranty? Which offer roadside assistance? We’ve broken it down for you here in our ScooterFile Guide to the New Scooter Warranties.

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India Sees More Women on Scooters for Personal Safety

Here in America, talk of riding a motorcycle or scooter is almost always wrapped up in some discussion of safety. Riding is pretty universally thought of as a dangerous activity here in The States. We think that perception is disproportionate to the relative danger of just life in general, but that’s a different topic. Imagine, however, if riding a scooter was actually a step up in terms of personal safety. That’s what women in India are deciding to do in ever growing numbers. What’s this other danger? It’s pretty sinister.

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