Tag Archive | "Italy"

EICMA 2009 Redux

Thursday, December 3, 2009


Did you miss the EICMA 2009 Show? Well, you can simulate the experience by grabbin’ an ice cold Peroni and taking in all the great shots captured by the guys at Adrenalin-Pedstop, the best scooter shop in South Yorkshire, England.  There’s 112 images in total and I’d like to know what you thought about some […]

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Piaggio takes some plays from the Japanese design book?

Thursday, November 12, 2009


First we had the Piaggio MP3, now they introduce the USB? I don’t know if this is just coincidence, but if Piaggio introduces the Piaggio Tweet next year then I’ll be highly suspicious that there’s a computer geek heading up the new product naming department over there. I’ve got a headache right now, so I’m […]

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Imagine if you will… BMW returning to the scooter market

Wednesday, February 4, 2009


Here’s a very detailed rendering from our old friend Oberdan Bezzi .  He’s charmed us before with his dreamy designs, he had recently done work for Massimo Tartarini (Italjet) and now it looks like he’s got his sights set on BMW with what he is calling the SCT800. This “what-if” design uses a twin cylinder, 4 […]

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Vespa Wheelie King is at it again

Wednesday, January 21, 2009


Here’s some more recent footage of Nicola “The Vespa Wheelie King” doing his thing. Looks like it’s gone past “hobby” and into career.

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Kymco introduces the People S 300i for the Euro market

Thursday, July 3, 2008


Just caught this on the Motoblog.it. Looks like Kymco wants to play in Honda’s kiddie pool with a new 300cc fuel injected fun factory. Just in case you didn’t bring your notes to class, Honda has been dominating the Italian market for months now… ever since they released their SH300i (maybe longer). Looks pretty close […]

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What would Genghis Khan wear?

Monday, May 19, 2008

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In celebration of the new movie Mongol, opening June 6th, I thought I should dig this back up from 2007. Borsalino has a selection of pretty “schwank” lookin’ lids. If you aren’t feeling the Mongolian look you should click on the title link to see the other helmets they make. Not sure where to get […]

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