Category Archives: Scooter

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

You see things vacationing on a motorcycle in a way that is completely different from any other. In a car you’re always in a compartment, and because you’re used to it, you don’t realize that through that car window everything … Continue reading

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Honda Scooter Math in 2011

Peter, a friend at work and avid motorcyclist, has been talking about the fuel savings we’ll be getting this year. As the price of gas edges over the $4 a gallon mark and promises to push $5 this summer, riding … Continue reading

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Daddy’s new ride

My cheapo Schwinn Graduate scooter died after two years of nickle and diming me. Finally, it just wouldn’t start so I traded it in on a really nice, reliable Honda. It’s gorgeous, fast, fuel-efficient, and flat out fun. It’s nice … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Safety Course

Or how I spent my weekend… I had never ridden a motorcycle or scooter. But wanting to take advantage of a lousy new commute situation and save about $40 a month on gas I finally got one. I waited a … Continue reading

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Gandalfe gets a scooter

I have been trying to lessen my impact on mother Earth. I moved within a mile of where I work from Kent and cut my gas consumption and exhaust time to 1/20th of what it was. I’m two miles from … Continue reading

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