History and community

This story about the Falkirk (Scotland) Scooter Club pretty much nails what’s great about scootering, Falkirk has a 50-year tradition of scootering, and the current club respects that while looking forward and welcoming all.

The End of the PX?

Every few months, there’s an “End of the Vespa PX” story, even though I’ve read that Piaggio officially ceased production in December, 2006. They’ve offered a few “limited editions” since then, and the standard PX has been available from European shops, so who knows? In any case, this story isn’t winning any awards for implying […]

Cackalacka News bits: 4/3/08

A bunch of stories to block out election coverage: AutoWeek reviews the Vectrix, which will replace gas-powered bikes at the Boston Marathon, which seems like a long-overdue idea. A florida girl was trapped under her scooter for three hours. British scooterists strut their stuff in Hastings, North Wales, North Allerton, and Rotherham. A Miami scooter […]

GPS horror!

As if mobile phones, ipods, and conservative talk radio aren’t distracting drivers enough, GPS navigation systems can actually tell a distracted driver to go ahead and run right into you (w/gory photos!). On the other side of the coin, more and more scooterists are using cell phones, iPods, and GPS navigation systems as they ride, […]