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  1. Moped gang pounce on pedestrian and steal phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Daily Mail

    ... a laptop while a victim worked on it on October 17. According to Met Police figures, there were 7,265 incidents of scooters and mopeds used to commit snatch offences in London last year. The figure is 16 times higher than it was five years ago. ...

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  2. Industry sees bumpy road for electric motorbikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Bangkok Post

    While the world is moving towards the development of electric vehicles to replace internal-combustion motor vehicles, the path to electric motorcycles remains blurred. Most countries, including Thailand, have not set out clear direction to introduce electric motorbikes and have yet to tackle critical issues that hamper the shift.

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  3. Violent brute victimizes woman on subway platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Some goon attacked a woman while she was waiting for a subway train at Lafayette Avenue on Nov. 7, police said. The woman told police she was waiting on the Church Avenue-bound G train platform near Classon Avenue when the ruffian stomped on her thigh, pulled her hair, and struck her in the face with a bag at about 5:15 pm, according to authorities.

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  4. Moped raiders smash into Apple's Regent Street storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Daily Mail

    ... Mappin & Webb in Regent Street at around 7.20pm on Monday October 9. There has been a surge in thefts of mopeds or scooters, as well as in crimes carried out by individuals riding them. Figures suggest that in the year to September, there were more ...

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  5. Vespa Primavera celebrates its first fabulous 50 years at EICMA 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Motorcycle Daily

    Vespa Primavera celebrates its first fabulous 50 years at EICMA 2017 The first version of what would become a timeless classic first appeared at the Milan Motorcycle Show in 1967 and was a revolution: small, nimble, propelled by a perky engine, Primavera gave free flight to several generations and remained in continuous production until 1982. It became a legendary model, but also one of the most spectacular commercial successes in Vespa's history.

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  6. New Vespa Special Series - Vespa Yacht ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Motorcycle Daily

    The elegant Italian style typical of Vespa encounters the fascinating world of yachting and sailing: this pairing of elegance and finesse is the wellspring of the new special series Vespa Primavera Yacht Club and Vespa GTS Yacht Club , developed using the technical specifications of the latest small and large frame Vespas. Vespa Primavera Yacht Club , available in 50 and 150cc versions, and Vespa GTS Yacht Club , available in 300cc version, stand out for their white color, embellished with numerous blue details.

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  7. The Updated Version of the Youngest and Sportiest Vespa - the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Motorcycle Daily

    EVER MORE TECHNOLOGY, EVER MORE CONNECTED, THIS BOLD VERSION LOOKS TO THE FUTURE WITH A SPECTACULAR FULL COLOUR TFT MULTIFUNCTION INSTRUMENT PANEL Enriched by the most advanced technical features and designed to achieve the highest levels of stability and handling, Vespa Sprint came to life under the banner of riding pleasure, to translate everyday travel into fun. Staring in the mid 1960s, a new generation of sports Vespas invaded the European roads.

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  8. Reduction in scooter crimes after police crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

    From July to September this year there has been a 25 per cent reduction in the theft of scooters and motorbikes, while crimes committed by those on scooters, or scooter-enabled crime, has decreased by 24 per cent. This comes after the Metropolitan Police have introduced new measures to crack down on these types of crimes, which includes new forensic tagging, remote-controlled 'stingers' which pierce the wheels of an offender's bike, and new lightweight motorcycles which allow the police to chase more easily.

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  9. Yamaha's Niken Three-Wheeler Is a Corner-Carving MissileRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Sport Rider Magazine

    So what is the Niken? Well, from the steering head back, it's essentially an MT-09 . This gargoyle-looking ride has the same three-cylinder engine that instigates such frequent wheelies in the MT, but the frame is welded up from tubular steel instead of cast from aluminum like on the naked bike.

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  10. Sprinting Under the Lights of a Metro City: Kymco's New Xciting S...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Motorcycle Daily

    Sprinting Under the Lights of a Metro City: KYMCO's New XCITING S 400 Outshines all the City Glitter at 2017 EICMA KYMCO, one of the most trusted global brands for scooters, motorcycles and ATVs, presents its latest maxi scooter, the new XCITING S 400, unveiled today at the 2017 EICMA. A successor to the highly successful XCITING 400, well recognized for its agile handling, best-in-class horsepower and smooth and quiet power delivery, the new XCITING S 400 manages to surpass the performance of the XCITING 400.

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  11. 2019 Yamaha Niken Leaning Trike | First Look ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | RiderMagazine.com

    Wow, just wow. Take the hair-on-fire in-line triple from the FZ-09, add a second front wheel for more grip and stability, mix in angry-robot styling and stir.

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  12. Yamaha Niken Leaning Multi-Wheeler Coming to US as 2019 ModelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | Motorcycle.com

    ... entered the segment itself with the Tricity in 2013. Those earlier leaning three-wheelers vehicles, however, are scooters. The Niken is different, in that it's chassis, from the headstock back, is a full motorcycle, leading Yamaha to claim it as the ...

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  13. When investing in classic cars, consider engineering, design and powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong-born Leslie Yuen is well known in Californian, mainland Chinese and Hong Kong classic car circles. The 57-year-old Silicon Valley entrepreneur fell in love with cars as a kid in his father's 1960s Morris Minor, and first owned a Toyota Corolla 1.6 hatchback before he came across the Alfa Romeo 1979 Alfasud in Hong Kong during the 1980s.

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  14. Fighting the Scooter Trash of LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | Yahoo!

    While scooters are great runabouts for chores in the city, they unfortunately also serve the thugs and thieves of major cities. What the London locals call moped crime has become endemic in the city, allowing the miscreants to make off with motorcycles, money, cell phones, and purses.

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  15. Cone Zones: Tampa Bay road construction projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | ABC Action News

    There are dozens of ongoing construction projects throughout the bay area. The work listed here is updated throughout the week, as needed, and reflects the major projects with full road closures and/or detours for the week of Friday, November 3 through Friday, November 10. I-75 The northbound I-75 exit ramp onto westbound I-4 will be closed between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Monday and Tuesday nights.

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  16. Suzuki Announces Additional 2018 MotorcyclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Motorcycle Daily

    Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. is honored to announce additional 2018 motorcycles that will soon be available at US dealerships. These new and returning models continue Suzuki's goal of enhancing its wide range of motorcycles and scooters that epitomize a robust combination of performance, value and style.

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  17. Suzuki Announces More 2018 Models, Including GSX-R600, GSX-R750 And Hayabusa SportbikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Roadracing World

    Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. is honored to announce additional 2018 motorcycles that will soon be available at US dealerships. These new and returning models continue Suzuki's goal of enhancing its wide range of motorcycles and scooters that epitomize a robust combination of performance, value and style.

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  18. Special spray to help police crack down on moped-riding criminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Knutsford Guardian

    ... Scotland Yard also gave details of a remote-controlled tyre deflating device that is used to apprehend suspects on scooters. The mobile gadgets can be operated at a distance by officers to bring the vehicle to a slow, steady halt. In a third tactic, ...

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  19. Man dies on Put-in-Bay after scooter crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | News Herald

    Man dies on Put-in-Bay after scooter crash A Put-in-Bay man died after he crashed his scooter Saturday in the village. Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/2zR6FD6 The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the fatal crash, which occurred at 2:15 a.m. Saturday in Put-in-Bay Township.

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  20. Man killed in crash on South Bass IslandAlcohol suspected in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Norwalk Reflector

    The state Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 2:15 a.m. Saturday in the township of Put in Bay on South Bass Island. Daniel French, 32, of Put-in-Bay, was driving a 1998 Honda Elite motor scooter southwest on Catawba Avenue, north of Mitchell Avenue, when the vehicle traveled left of center and went off the left side of the road, striking a utility pole, troopers said.

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