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Scomadi ‘Flagship’ model engine announced

Posted August 11th, 2015 in News Leave a comment

Scomadi have revealed today in an email to customers that the ‘Flagship’ model will no longer be a 300cc machine. The UK based company had originally intended to use the existing 278cc Piaggio QUASAR engine […]

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First test: Piaggio MP3 500 sport

Posted May 16th, 2014 in Road Tests Leave a comment
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Who would ever have thought a three wheeled scooter would ever catch on? Even if you thought it was a good idea you could never have predicted just how successful it would be in the […]

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New Vespa GTS announced

Posted April 22nd, 2014 in News 2 Comments

If you’ve been waiting for news of the revamped Vespa GTS and were hoping for extra power you may just be disapointed but there are a whole load of technical details, gadgets and improvements that […]

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Piaggio X8 400ie

Posted December 13th, 2013 in Road Tests Leave a comment
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Piaggio’s spacious, practical and well-equipped X8 was available as a 125cc, 250cc and 400cc from 2005, through to 2008 before being replaced by the Xevo but there are still a fair few on the used […]

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Ten of the best two strokes ever built

Posted December 4th, 2013 in News, Road Tests, Uncategorized Leave a comment

Although almost all new bikes come with economical and reliable (boring) four stroke engines, you can still buy an iconic used two stroke for not a lot of money if you shop around. Pound for […]

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Vespa Primavera international press launch: Barcelona

Posted November 15th, 2013 in Road Tests Leave a comment
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Easing the new Vespa Primavera off the pavement and out into the busy city traffic I quickly realized that the humble scooter (and to a lesser extent the motorcycle) is an integral part of life […]

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Vespa Primavera reborn

Posted November 5th, 2013 in News Leave a comment

Piaggio unveiled their latest Vespa to the public in Milan yesterday. The new Primavera will replace the popular LX series. Classic Vespa fans may have been left disappointed that the model isn’t at least mildly […]

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The timeless Vespa PX

Posted September 11th, 2013 in Road Tests 1 Comment
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I’ve literally grown up with the Vespa PX and I’ve owned at least one ever since my 17th Birthday in December 1987, I’d be surprised if my garage is ever without one as well. The […]

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World’s most expensive 125

Posted August 20th, 2013 in News 2 Comments

When is a 125cc scooter not quite as affordable and practical for the daily commute as it should be? When it’s a £7800 hand built Vespa 946 of course… Yes you did read that correctly! […]

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Gilera Fuoco 500

Posted May 30th, 2013 in Road Tests Leave a comment

Gilera are well known for building sporty ground breaking scooters, the original two stroke Gilera Runner 180 paved the way for the automatic scooter boom of the late 1990’s, then the flagship Gilera Nexus 500 […]

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