Tag Archive | "Japan"

36th Annual Tokyo Motorcycle Show – Press day starts tomorrow!

Friday, March 27, 2009


The Tokyo Motorcycle show is not traditionally a very large show, but when there’s a surprise to be revealed from Yamaha, Suzuki, or Honda Tokyo is the place for it to happen. Our man about Tokyo does have word that Suzuki will show a new color for the Gemma (sadly still unlikely to ever arrive […]

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Ruckus – Tokyo Extreme

Sunday, March 22, 2009


Check out some more amazing work from the TokyoParts crew.  No holds barred!

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Japan gets a newer, handier Vino – The Molte Vino

Monday, March 16, 2009


Hey!  Our friend Akisan sends news of Yamaha’s latest version of the 2009 Vino called the Molte Vino.  The website (see title link) recalls the days of “going out shopping” in something “stylish and cool” in this, the sister of the Vino.  I love the hilarious Google translation of the navbar on the left where […]

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Honda has a great line up for you (if you live in Japan)

Friday, January 30, 2009


In 2009 they’ve got four different cubs, the Gyro X and Gyro Canopy, the Gorilla, the Big Ruckus, the Helix (title link)… these are all great reasons to be alive… in Japan.  Then, they really rub salt in that wound when they announced that they will reintroduce the Monkey and THE MONKEY LIMITED! This fuel […]

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Great scooters of yesteryear: Fuji Rabbit Superflow

Thursday, January 15, 2009


Awww cute! Here’s a shot from Shop Boy’s Flickr Account called “Tokyo Tower in 1960″ featuring two cute little girls in their Sunday best and a sweet 200cc 1959ish Fuji Rabbit Superflow (come on, SUPERFLOW? You gotta love that) much like this beautiful specimen over here. It says “BS Eversoft” on the side… but I […]

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Classic Japanese scooter models available… in Japan

Tuesday, January 13, 2009


Aki has recently discovered some cute 1/18th scale 50cc classic Japanese scooter models including (top to bottom) two 1958-62 era Fuji Rabbits two 1960 era Mitsubishi Silver Pigeons (specifically the Gale Pet) and two Daihatsu Hallos from the late 60s (would you believe this was introduced as an electric at the 1974 Cologne Motorcycle Show!?) […]

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