BMW Motorrad General Director, Hendrik von Kuenheim, confirmed that BMW is currently working on two mega scooters.
German automotive giant Volkswagen is showing off an electric scooter concept bike in Shanghai.
The 2007 Mad Bastard Scooter Rally is now done and dusted! Fifty-seven participants signed up, fifty-four showed up, and of those two failed to get to the starting line-up, with another three breaking down on the way and four not finishing within the allotted time.
In part one we gave each test rider the opportunity to put in their two cents about the scoot that they had picked up and were effectively in charge of. In part two, let’s take a closer look at how the scoots stacked up against each other.
Which bikes do you put three unknowns onto? The last thing (contrary to track record) that we want at CMG is to crash bikes, and the idea of a gaggle of pumped up and excited new test riders on anything fast and sporty spelled trouble.
After last year’s inaugural ride of 4 scooters around Lake Ontario, this year’s event promised to be an altogether more populated affair. Interest had been high once people had read about the madness of 2004, but we failed to get the numbers we had hoped for when we finally opened up the registration gates for 2005.
After a week that can only be described as fooking hectic, we were finally ready on the Friday of the Rally weekend.
Okay, so we’ve just handed back our Majesty long-termer after almost a year of use, so its time to give some thoughts as to how it fared.