Crosley dealership sign scooter is one clever creation

If you came across an old Crosely dealership sign made from the outer four inches of either side of a 1949 Crosley convertible, welded together and shortened, what would you do with it? Most people would probably hang it in their garage, but Crosley collector Paul Gorrell had a slightly more interesting idea. Using a… » 9/10/11 2:00pm 9/10/11 2:00pm

New Study Reports 39% Of Moped Accidents Caused By Intoxicated Drivers

A new study presented to the American College of Surgeons found that 39% of moped drivers sustaining accident injuries had a blood-alcohol level greater than .05 mg/dL — more than one-and-a-half times the number of intoxicated car or motorcycle drivers. So what's the deal? Mopeds (in this case, we presume they're… » 10/13/08 5:00pm 10/13/08 5:00pm

Bike-Hating Jeremy Clarkson Rides A Scooter

The Daily Mail » 10/13/08 4:20pm 10/13/08 4:20pm captured these pictures of riding a Vespa GTV around his village in the Cotswolds. The fat, balding Top Gear presenter’s hatred for motorcycles and those who ride them is well known, to the point where Clarkson once suggested that stretching wire across roads would help reduce their number. Ironically,…

Toothless Old Guy Builds 50 MPG Engine-Powered Tricycle, CNN Thinks…

Auto mechanic Bobby Stags has created a tricycle outfitted with a gas engine in his effort to combat the rapidly rising cost of gas. What's it mean to his bottom line? How about 50 MPG fuel economy? Hmm, although CNN's team appeared besides themselves over this great invention, it doesn't sound quite so breaking to… » 7/14/08 5:20pm 7/14/08 5:20pm

What's Up With The Japanese Scooter Tuner Crowd?

Japan rightly sits near the top of the world's strange automotive trend setters. What is cool in the United States now is so two years ago for our pals over in the land of the rising sun, so it pains us to speculate that overly gaudy tuner scooters will be the next big trend over here. Hell, people are already … » 5/12/08 2:20pm 5/12/08 2:20pm

VW Busbretta Isn't Quite Humiliating Enough

Pardon us for still trying to wrap our brains around this whole Vespa modding trend, but here is another Vespa-style (it's actually a Lambretta, but details, details) scooter mutilation worthy of noting. Not only is this person driving scooter, but it's a scooter with a sidecar, a sidecar that is modified to look like… » 4/28/08 4:20pm 4/28/08 4:20pm

Hummer Scooter Concept Makes Trucks Look Silly

When we saw the official press shots of Hummer's new H3T the first thing we noticed was the presence of the ubiquitous - well in the world of truck press shots that is - dirt bike in the back. We understand why they put the bike in there, it's to highlight the utility of the vehicle and to draw parallels between the… » 1/29/08 4:00pm 1/29/08 4:00pm