Scooters

Gallery: The C50 Mini-Bobber by Lê Thanh Bình

Custom scooters are growing in popularity, and we’re starting to see some usual suspects. We all know the west coast-style Ruckus, which is awesome, but I’ve become a bigger and bigger fan of people doing interesting things with the Honda Cub and its variations.

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This Week In Scooters: Feb 16-22

It’s been a busy week at ScooterFile HQ, but the news never stops. This week saw some significant editorial content from us, some amazing gallery finds, and yet another key tool that scooter fans can use in making their next scooter purchase decision. Let’s get into the week that was.

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Found: We are the Riders

Photographer Giorgos Legakis has put together a great site called We Are The Riders where he shares candid street photos of people riding their two wheelers. The focus on riders, as opposed to bikes, as the subject of his photos makes for an immediate difference in tone to the scooter photos we’re used to finding and sharing. His site is a rabbit hole of amazing shots taken across Europe. Go and check it out. You’ll be glad you did.

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Scoot Networks, the Zipcar of Electric Scooters

Vehicle sharing has definitely hit the mainstream in America’s major cities. From bicycles to cars, technology-enabled rides are freeing people from the hassle of full-time vehicle ownership. What about scooters? Well one company in San Francisco is taking the vehicle sharing paradigm into the future. Scoot Networks provides a network of electric scooters that members can access via their smartphone and use for their transportation needs.

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Video: Two Ape Fans at the Piaggio Museum

Scooter enthusiasm takes many forms. For some, it’s the fender light Vespas. For others, it’s modern maxis. For these two guys it’s the workhorse of the vintage Piaggio fleet, the three-wheeled Apé. Come along with two cheeky Apé fans as they tour the Piaggio Museum with one vehicle in mind.

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