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[11 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 16,987 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!

General, Headline »

[31 Dec 2009 | 3 Comments | 31,232 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

General, Headline »

[19 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 24,262 views]
The Future of Vespa in Canada Scooter Underground has heard a lot of talk lately about the status of Vespa and other Piaggio products in Canada. We hope this post clears up some of the confusion. Some uncertainty remains - we will continue to post information as we become aware of it.

General, Headline, Scooter Reviews »

[13 Dec 2009 | 6 Comments | 38,982 views]
KYMCO Scooters – Get ’em on your radar We've seen a lot of KYMCO scooters starting to pop up on streets all over North America. When it comes to gas-powered scooters, most people have only heard of Vespa, Honda, and Yamaha - so who is this KYMCO Company anyway? Links: www.kymco.ca (Canada) www.kymcousa.com (United States) www.kymco.com (International) "What'sa KYMCO?" you may ask. In Scooter Underground’s opinion, KYMCO (Kwang Yang Motor Company, Ltd) is ...

Headline, Training and Safety »

[13 Dec 2009 | 4 Comments | 45,118 views]
Vancouver Island Safety Council – Rider Training for Motorcycle and Scooter Riders – Part 1 Finally decided to get my act together and get some proper training as I move toward getting my full Class 6 Motorcycle licence. My interest is not so much in riding motorcycles as it is in riding larger scooters - and doing it safely. In British Columbia, you need a Class 6 motorcycle license to ride any scooter with an engine size above 50 cc's and I wanted the flexibility to ride the larger scooters that are capable of highway speeds. At Scooter ...

Environmental Issues, Headline, Regulatory Issues »

[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 4,821 views]
Carbon Credits and Carbon Trading – The New Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction Carbon credits are poised to become a huge industry. The underpinnings of these new derivatives are badly flawed and virtually impossible to audit. Who will the beneficiaries of carbon credits really be? As it stands now, some major investors, traders, and financial institutions are poised to make huge profits with very little long run benefit to the environment.