Sunday, October 09, 2005

Is a motor scooter in your future?

MSNBC has a new story on scooters:

“Scootering is the transportation equivalent of the bow tie," said Patrick Masterson, a rider from Virginia Beach, Va. "It's not generally well understood — and people’s first reaction will either be a huge thumbs up or utter disdain. But in the end, I'd scooter if gasoline cost a dollar.”

Click here to read the story.

Friday, October 07, 2005

Hybrid Scooters at Tokyo Motor Show

According to the site Green Car Congress Yamaha is showing off concepts for hybrid and electric scooters. Read the full story here.

Saturday, October 01, 2005

Scooter Riders Group Visiting the Classics

Today the St. Louis Scooter Riders Club is scooting their way to Dave Mungenast's Classic Motorcycles Museum located at 5625 Gravois [map]. Museum admission is free and is a treasure of classic motorcycles, scooters and mopeds.

Where to meet:
  • Noon meetup at Extreme Toy Store at 9840 Manchester in Rock Hill [map], departing at 12:15pm.
  • NW corner of Francis park, meetup around 12:15pm [map], We'll be expecting the group from ETS around 12:30pm and will be departing as soon as they arrive.
The weather is great and the museum is fun, come join the group. We'll be arriving at the museum around 1:00pm and probably staying until they close at 2pm. Even if you don't have a scooter come out and see the museum and meet local scooter riders.