Piaggio is out today with a new official intro video for the latest Fly. The plastic cousin to the Vespa LX, the Fly captures the style of modern, european scooting. Perhaps that’s why it now looks so much more like it’s rival, the Honda SH150.
Over the years motorcycle or scooter riders have also developed fashion for both style and functionality. When I see a person clad in black, my first thought is that they’re likely a motorcyclist because of the look. But beyond identification, that gear protects the wearer in case of a fall.
Turns out that motorcycle riding gear has a really interesting history. You can see some of that history in this infographic created by the UK’s Bennett’s Insurance: