13 Nov
A retro look back at high fashion, go-go girls & vintage scooters

Along with Vespa, the Lambretta became an iconic vehicle of the 1950s and 1960s when adopted by the UK youth culture known as the Mods. Originally manufactured in Milan by Innocenti, the Lambretta competed in cost and weather protection against the more ubiquitous Italian scooter. Dating back to the pre-WWII era, there’s a whole lot of history packed into [...]


1 Feb
The emissions-free sustainable appliance city bike

What some might deride as an abomination of design we think makes a pretty stunning urban transport. Sure BOXX corp‘s electric bike looks surprisingly like a well designed slim fit toaster, but the bike has the stats to make it a real city getaway option. The all-electric scooter is entirely emissions free, can carry 300 [...]


18 May
Limited edition homage to classic Matra Bagheera model

Last month we brought you Super Motor Company Scooters, a new retro-styled scooter manufacturer founded by Dutch cousins fueled with a passion for speed and love for old motorcycles. Now Super Motor has teamed up with Parisian boutique extraordinaire colette to create this limited edition homage to Courrege’s classic Matra Bagheera model. Aesthetically the edition [...]


13 May
BPG Motors' Uno III scooter/segway/motorcycle is more than meets the eye

We actually covered this Uno unicycle waaaay back in the early days of LIAS, when spring was in the air and our hearts were filled with childish glee (Motorized Unicycle Helps Nerds Look Cool…Somewhat…). Now that we’ve become jaded adults with souls cold and coal-crusted with resentment, the Ontario-born inventor Ben Gulak has managed to [...]


25 Apr
Three-speed 4-stroke bikes in 3 vintage-styled models

Super Motor Company was founded by Dutch cousins with a passion for speed and love for old motorcycles. After their daredevil era of countless accidents and near-death experiences during their racing days, they decided to create a series of small moped-like bikes, not quite as dangerous as their racers but just as attractive. The Super [...]


23 Sep
Scooter E concept to be unveiled at the Paris Auto Show

It makes sense that MINI, makers of the beloved Cooper mini-rocket, are jumping into the scooter pool — and making them electric. Electric scooters are set to become a huge worldwide market, and MINI has the pedigree, BMW quality engineering and brand clout to be taken seriously. Set to debut three versions of its new [...]


16 Apr
The carbon fiber YikeBike aims to be the perfect 2-wheeled urban commuter

The carbon-fiber black YikeBike hopes to revolutionize urban transport as a highly portable two-wheeled solution. It weighs an astoundingly light 22 lbs and folds into a small bag you can throw over your shoulder when you arrive at your destination, making it an incredibly convenient mode of travel. The YikeBike can travel as far 6 [...]

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