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DIY Motoped Kit Combines Mountain Bike With XR50

August 6th, 2013 | by Jo Borras

What you’re buying when you pick up a Motoped is actually a kit. It’s a frame, in other words, with all the difficult engineering like mounting points, swingarm, and the end result brings all the awesome action of a BMX downhill run to your morning commute


Video: Van Eko's New Bio-composite Electric Scooter is GORGEOUS

July 19th, 2013 | by Jo Borras

The spec sheet on Van.Eko’s electric scooter reads like a scooterist’s wet dream, with a MASSIVE 70 lb-ft of torque coming from the Be.e’s 4 KW electric motor and high-end components like telescoping front forks and disc brakes front and rear (With that much power, you’ll certainly need them!). You can get a better sense of the electric scooter’s awesomeness, here


ZBee Electric Tuk Tuk Begins Series Production (w/ video)

July 18th, 2013 | by Jo Borras

As anyone who’s spent time in Southeast Asia will surely tell you: tuk tuks are a thing. In case you don’t know, a Tuk Tuk is, essentially, a 3-wheeled Vespa scooter with a utility/van body strapped to the back – and they are EVERYWHERE in Asia. This one isn't a smoke-producing 2-stroker, though. It's electric!


Forbidden Fruit: New-for-2014 Honda Cross Cub 110

May 26th, 2013 | by Jo Borras

With more than 60 million sold, Honda's Cub is a big deal, and it’s in need of a serious technical update. The new 2014 Honda Cross Cub is that update – and it promises to take the best of Honda’s Cub and mix in the best part’s of “my” generation’s Honda icon: the Ruckus. How does it stand up to those two



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