Tag Archive | "Yamaha"

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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Pimp my Beluga

Wednesday, February 4, 2009


The Yamaha Beluga or as we call it in the USA, the Riva, is a modest beast… quite flashy during its 80′s heyday, but considered by some to be just flat out ugly today.  It’s not often that you see someone take the time to gussy up their Riva to make it a real eye […]

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Indonesia does lowriders – The Yamaha Mio "Naughty Bike"

Tuesday, January 6, 2009


Can you believe THIS came from this: That’s one funky transformation. Ardi Kupret has put the moves on this previously tame little scooter from Yamaha. The Google translation isn’t all that great, but from what I could understand it looks like Ardi was going for an American styled low-rider. He calls it the Naughty Bike; […]

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New 2009 Zuma 4-stroke 125cc coming this month

Tuesday, September 2, 2008


(Awww!  Who wouldn’t be proud to have a new baby Zuma?) Talked to my local Yammy dealer and he said he’s expecting the brand new 4-stroke Zuma to hit the floors any day now.  There’s a big difference between the Zuma of old and the new, namely the fact that this one is a cleaner […]

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No WONDER more people ride scooters in Taiwan

Friday, August 22, 2008


Because their promotions really grab the consumer. No, I don’t think you understand. Watch the video. Cheers to counterspade in Taiwan for sharing!

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Review: 2008 Yamaha Morphous

Thursday, August 14, 2008


Review – 2008 Yamaha Morphous from thescooterscoop on Vimeo.Here’s the latest companion video to the Motorcycle.com review. I’d like to know what you think about the Morphous. Love it? Hate it? Totally confused by it? (Here I am showing ‘em the goods out in front of the Rock Store)

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