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[31 Jan 2010 | 3 Comments | 55,511 views]
Corazzo 5.0 Riding Jackets at Scooter Underground Safety Gear does not have to look goofy. The Corazzo line of scooter riding jackets are padded in the elbows, shoulders, and back. Most models are made with a super-strong Cordura nylon shells that have liberal amounts of 3M Scotch Lite reflective material. Safety and style can go hand in hand. By the way, these Corazzo jackets are made in Canada - what's made in Canada anymore? We will be posting many detailed reviews of safety gear, including these jackets in the months ahead.

General, Training and Safety »

[30 Jan 2010 | 3 Comments | 303,685 views]
Tips for Riding in the Rain – Scooters & Motorcycles Riding your scooter or motorcycle in the rain is inevitable. Even if you are a fair weather rider, you WILL get caught in the rain. You had better be prepared! This Scooter Underground article deals with scooter and motorcycle riding tips that will help you to ride safely in the rain.

Cool Products, Electric Bike Reviews, General, Headline, Product Reviews »

[27 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 25,439 views]
Sanyo eneloop in Canada – Update The Sanyo eneloop is one of the most highly anticipated electric bicycles since the eZee bike. They are coming to Canada this spring and Scooter Underground will provide all the details on how these bikes perform and who they are suited to.Stay tuned.

Headline, Training and Safety »

[22 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 47,209 views]
Dress for Success – What Smart Riders Wear – Part 1 To ride your scooter or motorcycle safely, you have to dress for success. Unlike your car which provides you with some exterior protection, your motorcycle or scooter relies on your good judgment to wear the proper protective clothing. This is one of the great things about riding - that freedom, that wind in the face, being able to take in your surroundings. Be safe - dress for success.

General, Training and Safety »

[14 Jan 2010 | 2 Comments | 232,526 views]
Traffic Lights – What does amber mean? Riders must know the rules of the road - probably better than most since the trust steed they are riding is less forgiving of mistakes. One commonly misunderstood traffic signal is the amber light. This article, written by a police officer, will clear up any confusion.

Care and Maintenance, General, Headline, Scooter Care and Maintenance, Scooter Reviews »

[11 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 16,705 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!

Helmets, Training and Safety »

[7 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 52,163 views]
Choosing the Proper Scooter Helmet – Quick Overview There are many different types of scooter and motorcycle helmets. This article gives a quick overview and some tips to help you choose the best helmet or helmets for your needs. On overview of the main helmet types is provided with the pros and cons of each.

General, Headline »

[31 Dec 2009 | 3 Comments | 31,124 views]
Top 10 Reasons to Ride a Scooter in 2010 Scooters - Top 10 Reasons to Ride One in 2010. Explains a lost of very good reasons why you want to join the thousands of riders who have discovered the unique joy of scooter riding

Care and Maintenance, General, Scooter Care and Maintenance »

[26 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 46,670 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.

General »

[24 Dec 2009 | 9 Comments | 50,715 views]
SYM Symba Coming to Canada by Summer 2010! The SYM Symba is is like the reincarnation of the Honda Cub and Honda Supercub. SYM is a Taiwanese company with a stellar reputation for quality and reiability. Never confuse the Taiwanese companies like SYM and KYMCO with the mainland Chinese companies - these guys are first rate! The SYM Symba is sure to be one of the more popular big-wheeled scooters in the years ahead, especially for those who like the retro styling.