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Learning Through Doing The quarantine that has impacted all of us is perhaps hardest on children. Gone is the tired monotony of school classes and in their place are zoom calls and disengaged learning environments. David McGlynn, a professor of English at Lawrence University in Wisconsin, learned a valuable lesson: middle schoolers are pretty awesome, …

Exciting But Far From Unexpected Electric motorcycles are really starting to make headway and that means that some of the bigger names in the industry should be throwing their name in the electric motorcycle hat soon. Suzuki is the latest according to various Indian media outlets, including Gaadi Waadi, the company will be putting out …

Scootin’ and Adventurin’ The rumor for a while was that Honda will bring its adventure scooter to the U.S. Well, now it has been confirmed. Honda will bring an adventure scooter here, but it won’t be the one that a lot of people thought. The X-ADV 300 is not coming to the U.S. but the …

Scootin’ Around Piaggio has some really nice scooters in its lineup and that lineup is about to get even better, the Piaggio Medley gets some updates for 2020, according to Motorcycle News. The scooter gets sportier looks and offers plenty of practical storage, too.  The bike has a new liquid-cooled four-stroke 125cc engine with start-stop …

Elegance And Affordability: The 2020 Honda Metropolitan Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Honda Metropolitan is a small and compact European-style scooter that features an elegant design, practical performance, and everyday usability, that’s all wrapped up in a smart package that many consider to be the perfect example of affordable around-town …

2020 Yamaha SMAX Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Much like its big brother the XMAX, the 2020 Yamaha SMAX is a scooter that is poised on the premium end of things, yet won’t break your bank account. Powered by a 155cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected single, the SMAX boasts a chunky 15 crank HP. …

2020 Yamaha Zuma 125 / BW’s 125 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Yamaha Zuma 125, or as it is known in Europe and Canada, the BW’s 125, is one of those scooters that you can’t help but grin about. A tiny little thing, it still has plenty of punch from …

2020 Yamaha XMAX Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Yamaha XMAX is one of the offspring of the Japanese-market Yamaha X-City scooter line from the mid-2000s. Sporting a 292 cc four-stroke, liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine, the XMAX is able to produce 27 crank HP and 22 lbs-ft of crank torque. Paired with …

A Scooter You Really Want Most motorcycle guys in the U.S. kind of look down their noses at scooters. I’m not one of them. I love the things. Every one of them from the cheapest 50cc Chinese-made hunk of junk to the beautiful pieces of art from Vespa. Anyway, I think there’s one scooter that …

A Smaller Displacement Adventure Scooter Could be Coming Rumors are spreading about Honda putting together an X-ADV 300. That would mean there could be a smaller displacement adventure scooter soon on the market. According to MoreBikes, the new model could be based on the Forza 300.  At the moment, the current X-ADV isn’t sold in …

Lack of Sponsorship Means 2019 is It I’m a pretty big fan of all things on two wheels that make me laugh, and a Canadian Scooter Rally that covers 600 km (roughly 372 miles) in under 24 hours definitely does that. If you didn’t know about it, The Mad Bastard Scooter Rally is a killer …

A Simple Solution to Range Anxiety Etergo is a Dutch scooter company. It just landed a huge investment to the tune of €10M (roughly $11.4M) to build a modular scooter that can swap out batteries on the fly. Range anxiety is the number one reason I would hesitate to buy an electric motorcycle or scooter. With charging …