I’m a gadget freak. There, I’ve admitted it. I embrace technology. So it should come as no surprise to learn that if you tell me me about some technology that will help to keep us scooter riders safe, I’ll be all ears. Such was the case today when I learned that BMW are offering optional Side View Assist on their C650 GT and C650 Sport scooters. Continue reading BMW Introduce Side View Assist on their C650 Maxi-Scooters
I was happy to recently be asked to provide some safety tips for new scooter riders on Bennett’s Insurance’s new Moped & Scooter Ownership Guide.
The guide is a worthwhile read if you’re new to the scooter world, or thinking of entering it. Among other things, it covers licensing requirements for the UK, clothing, buying your first bike, buying electric bikes, resources and, of course, safety! Check it out here!
There is a resin bracket inside the fuel pump, which may swell and lead to a fuel pump failure.
The vehicles involved are: 2014 Grom 125 manufactured between 12th June, 2013 and 24th September 2014. The Forza scooters are models NSS300 and NSS300A manufactured between the 18th of June, 2013, and the 21st of May, 2014.
Honda will be notifying owners, and offering a free replacement fuel pump, or owners may contact Honda on: 1-310-783-2000
Honda’s reference number for this recall is: JL1 NSS300 (Forza) and JL2 Grom (Grom125)
A university in southern Taiwan has unveiled its first hydrogen-powered electric scooter.
Called the “Pegasus One”, its maiden run consisted of 80km (50 miles), but the estimated range is easily double that, Continue reading First Hydrogen Fuelled Scooter
A very encouraging initiative came from the Motorcycle Industry Association and the Association of Chief Police Officers today.
Realising the Motorcycling Opportunity; A motorcycle safety and transport policy framework was devised in response to the slow-down in crash statistics for motorcycles and scooters in the UK. Continue reading New Initiative for Increased Motorcycle/Scooter Use and Safety
Here in Georgia, it’s that time of year when weather conditions are changing rapidly. In the last week alone, we have swung between icy conditions and snow, to beautiful sunshine and spring-like temperatures. And I’m sure we’re going to head back the other way in short order.
It occurs to me that these conditions are perfectly suited to generating the subject of today’s post: Micro-Climates. Continue reading Micro-Climates
The traffic training park, which is spread across some 1,172 square metres, is staffed by Honda’s expert safety instructors, and teaches riders from the age of thirteen to experience and handle over one hundred possible road dangers.
The park also caters to teaching younger riders from age nine to twelve on imported Honda CRF-50 bikes.
Mr. Yadvinder S. Guleria, Vice President-Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd, said, “For us, most overwhelming was the enthusiastic response of Delhi women who came forward and enrolled themselves to learn 2 wheeler safe riding program. From 18 year old college students to 45 plus home-makers and working women, over 2100 females enrolled in our Delhi traffic park. To facilitate the same Honda has launched Dream Riding – a safe riding initiative exclusively for females.”
Good for you, Honda. This is something that would help immensely in other countries as well.