Motorcycle info about licenses, trikes, sidecars, scooters and more!
Salsbury scooters, unlike most other motorcycles and scooters of that time period, eventually had foot-operated controls and maxi scooter size. The idea was to make it easier to operate, like a car with a brake pedal and a gas pedal.
The Piaggio MP3 manages to combine the riding experience of a motorcycle with the stability and convenience of a trike. It looks a little different than other maxi-scooters because of the unusual pair of wheels up front, but don’t let that fool you into thinking it isn’t fun to ride!
Piaggio MP3 300 i.e. scooter engine features ride-by-wire throttle technology to operate the throttle body for the electronic fuel injection.
Did you know Ducati made a motor scooter? Ducati Brio was produced in the mid 1960s and is very collectible. Vintage Harley-Davidson scooters and Cushman scooters from that period are more popular in the US though.
The Mon-Auto scooter has faded into history. It seems the Gibson Mon-Auto was probably about 25 to 30 years ahead of its time. Motor scooters of all sizes and shapes really started to sell after WWII since it was a relatively inexpensive form of transportation that could navigate on a variety of road conditions.