[1 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 59,617 views]
KYMCO Announces 2014 Canadian Scooter Prices and Models

 
 
KYMCO has long been one of our favorite brands of scooters. Although they are not as well known in Canada as Honda, Yamaha, and Vespa, they make top quality scooters and are represented in Canada by a great distributor.
We were wondering which models would be available in Canada for 2014 – this is what we found out:
KYMCO Taiwan has recently announced a new strategy for the North American market that is intended to restructure and consolidate the model line ups for USA and Canada. Because of this the product line …

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Environmental Issues, Events/Community, General »

[8 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | 47,987 views]
Harmonica Whiz Miles Howe Begins Electric Bike Ride Across Canada

eZee Bike Canada is proud to sponsor musician Miles Howe as he cycles across Canada on his eZee Torq electric bike> Miles will be spreading the word on sustainable transportation and providing great musical entertainment along the way.

Buyers Guides / Buying Tips, General »

[4 Aug 2010 | 4 Comments | 62,043 views]

There is a lot of confusion between electric bicycles and electric scooters. This article helps you choose the one that best meets your needs. Oh, and don’t confuse either of these with mobility scooters – they are often just called scooters which adds to e confusion

Cool Products, Product Reviews »

[31 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 55,600 views]
CODi Tri Pak Laptop Bag Review

The Codi Tri Pak is a high quality laptop bag with good ergonomics

Care and Maintenance, General, Scooter Care and Maintenance »

[6 Jul 2010 | 13 Comments | 143,092 views]

Your scooter or motorcycle battery is one of those maintenance items that should be checked on a regular basis so that your ride is ready to start and perform the way you expect. If you are leaving your scooter or motorcycle for any period greater than a couple of weeks without riding, it’s a good idea to get a battery tender to keep your battery in optimal condition.

General, Helmets, Training and Safety »

[3 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 16,281 views]
Motorcycle and Scooter Helmet Safety

Interesting diagram shows the impact areas on crash-involved motorcycle helmets.

(Source: Dietmar Otte, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Abteilung Verkehrsunfallforschung, Germany.)

Note that 35% of all crashes showed major impact on the chin-bar area. This means that if you ride with an open-face helmet, you are accepting only 65% of the protection that could be available to your head.
If people ride with a shorty or half helmet, they are accepting only 39% of the protection they could obtain. They are literally throwing away 61% of the protection they would have had had they chosen a full-face helmet.