Tag Archive | "3-Wheeler"

I think I’ve found a new career

Saturday, October 31, 2009


Rolling Gelato-monger! Think of the simplicity of life! You charge the batteries, load the 8 buckets, fill up your Ape and get to scoopin’! You can click on the image to enlarge or visit the flickr page of HM Ratboy to see more of his Piaggio Ape brochure scans. Now… how to come up with […]

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The MotoTank

Sunday, June 28, 2009


In keeping with the two scoots but one ass direction that Steve started exploring I give you the MotoTank: This is what happens when you weld together two 150cc liquid cooled scooters and set it up for tank style steering. Follow this link for more photos and information on the build.

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The CargoBee

Thursday, June 18, 2009


A company out of Heerenberg Holland is making a neat little bakbrommer (“box moped”) called a CargoBee. The CargoBee is a 49 cc three-wheeled cargo carrier and the engine and semi-automatic transmission appear to be pulled right out of a Honda Super Cub. The bike has quite a few options depending on your need and […]

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Sunday, July 20, 2008


From the Villa.Fi flickr collection (see title link) comes this shot of a moped, the likes of which I’ve never seen. Three wheels, full front fairing, windshield with wiper, roof. Looks like it could have actually been a production model. Here’s another shot (-) it’s blurrier (+) but you can see more detail. Oh… and […]

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DIY of the day – the eSnake electirc 3-wheeler

Thursday, March 20, 2008

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(Watch the e-Snake, e-Slither around the e… *sign*, “e-” is dead… but the scooter is cool!) Hats off to Prof. Vittore Cossalter & Prof. Giuseppe Buja’s fine team of students who knocked out this prototype for a three-wheeled, tilting, electric. The goal was short distance, low consumption, low emission, in a small package that could […]

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LA Times celebrates the 3-wheeler

Thursday, January 10, 2008


(NOT one of the 3-wheelers celebrated by the Times… courtesy of Force4x4)A little newsletter called “The LA Times” dropped some knowledge on 3-wheelers about a week ago. Thanks to Mike Davis for the scoop! One tidbit that caught my eye was this line: Piaggio’s groundbreaking MP3 250 hasn’t even been on the market for a […]

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