Archive for the ‘Scooters’ Category
Colin Furze & Direct Bikes build the world’s longest scooter – an amazing 72 foot.
The following press release from Suzuki discusses its laudable achievement of producing the worldâ€™s first fuel cell vehicle to gain approval for safe use on public roads without having to be inspected and tested individually.Â Fitting nicely with our article a few weeks ago about hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicles, Suzukiâ€™s breakthrough with this Burgman is part of Suzukiâ€™s effort to make this â€œa commercially available vehicle.â€Â Here is the Suzuki press release:Â
BREA, Calif. March 10, 2011â€“ Suzuki is pleased to announce that the Burgman Fuel Cell scooter has gained Whole Vehicle Type Approval in the European Union â€“ becoming the worldâ€™s first vehicle toÂ …Â Details
If you’re a motorcycle racing enthusiast you may remember the name Peggy Hyde.
Peggy was a competitive racer in the late sixties and early seventies, a time when only men raced motorbikes.
She was also the first woman in the world to be granted an unrestricted racing licence, but the acquisition of that licence came with a fight.
Despite good performances in her early races she wasÂ Â …Â More