I tried to stay away from Italian scooters, I really did. I’ve owned a lot of Piaggio scooters over the years – P series Vespas, from a PX125 to a P200E with an Inder sidecar. I’ve driven as daily drivers commuting to work, I’ve taken them in the now defunct
Some recent Facebook stalking revealed that Kymco Canada seems to be back. Kymco left the Canadian market and BECO motors stopped being the distributor back in 2019, leading to (as we have covered on Scoottoronto) the end of the Mad Bastard Scooter Rally. But, judging from a new website that
Despite the generally good advice given to anyone perusing an internet blog or website – we *do* read the comments. And often, in those comments on one of our articles we get questions about mopeds, scooters and other subjects involving two wheeled machines and riding in the GTA. It’s something
2020 was not a good year. This statement might be slightly more obvious than ones like “Fire is hot” and “Manure probably isn’t a good idea for cologne.” Motorcycle events – cancelled. Travel was curtailed. Places we’d normally ride to – closed. We had to cancel our Junk Run event.
(Pictures used with permission from Walter Muma, Question and Answer sections are from a phone interview with Walter Muma in November, 2020 and have been edited for length) Quite some years ago, I started out my two wheeled riding career on a 1970’s Puch Maxi moped. It was a bright