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[15 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 53,025 views]
Ride Scooters Canada – Expanding in Victoria BC             Josh Ilott and his team at Ride Scooters are pleased to announce that we are moving our scooter machine shop to  Victoria. Expert tuner, Josh Ilott, is a well-known and respected name in the Canadian scooter industry for over 15 years. He and his team are trained and experienced in modern automatics to vintage classics and everything in between. Ride Scooters is the name behind countless show-winning restorations and currently holds the coveted title of ‘fastest scooter in Canada’ (0-100kmph in 5.88 seconds). Josh’s work is a staple in the private collections of serious Scooter enthusiasts. Ride Scooters will be open for business on March 1st, 2012. From ...

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[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.

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[6 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 115,247 views]
Scooter Oil 201 – Helping to Choose the Proper Scooter Oil Remember, there are two main types of motors is scooters - 2 stroke and 4 stroke. There are very different oil requirements for these two types of engines. In addition, there are specialized formulations of oil within each major engine type. Taking a few minutes to learn about the proper oil for your scooter is a great way to ensure engine longevity.

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[31 Mar 2010 | 4 Comments | 43,527 views]
TotalRuckus.com Website – Home for Ruckus Enthusiasts The Honda Ruckus scooter has been around long enough that it has developed a cult following amongst scooter enthusiasts. A stock Ruckus is not a performance machine - but it's a great starting point to get your creative juices flowing if you are into customizing your ride...

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[11 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 16,508 views]
Scooter horsepower ratings – Why they are bull$#!t Scooter horsepower is measured in so many different ways that it becomes virtually meaningless to try to compare scooters based on this rating. A good test ride with the type of rider and load that the scooter will be carrying is the best test. Beyond that, scooters can be performance tuned - this is an art!

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[26 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 46,151 views]
Scooter Engine Oil 101 There are many types of scooter engines and scooter engine oil. The choices can be very confusing and choosing the incorrect scooter oil can lead to disaster. This article will clarify some of the confusion surrounding finding the right oil for your baby.

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[15 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 11,473 views]
Winter Scooter Riding We wrote an article on putting away your scooter for the winter...but what if you ride through the winter? This post has some interesting insights: http://vespalx150.blogspot.com/2008/11/winter-riding.html

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[8 Dec 2009 | 2 Comments | 79,361 views]
Winterizing Your Scooter Some people ride their scooter for the winter but many other scooter riders are fair weather riders. If you are going to store your scooter for extended periods, here are some tips for storage and winterization