This Week in Scooters: Feb 2-8, 2014

With snow falling on us here in Chicago as I type this, it’s felt like a very indoor week here at ScooterFile. Yet for all the cold weather blah, this week saw some of the most fun content we’ve ever shared.

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The Custom Postie Bikes of Post Modern Motorcycles

The Honda Cub is well known for its worldwide ubiquity. Over the decades, more than 60 Million of them have been sold. One of the longest running and most endearing variations of this rather scooter-like motorcycle is the “Postie” version found in Australia and New Zealand. Melbourne’s Jim Clark of Post Modern Motorcycles has been taking these iconic little bikes and doing something special with them.

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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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