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Gogoro SmartScooter Hands-On: Riding The Tesla Of Electric Bikes

The first thing you need to know about Taipei is that it’s hot. Well, more humid, really. The second thing you need to know is that if you don’t have a scooter, you’re a nobody. That’s why all the hype in Taipei right now is around a scooter company called Gogoro and its first pilot store in the city centre: it’s cool as ice, and riding around on one is like putting a Tesla between your legs.

This Scooter Triple Backflip Doesn't Look Physically Possible

R Willy, the crazy scooter-er in this stunt, looks like he’s flipping an infinite amount of times but it’s actually just a triple backflip. Oh and it just so happens to be the first triple backflip on a scooter ever. I’ve watched the clip multiple times over and have gasped every time it seems like he’s just about to miss but actually ends up sticking the landing.

Suitcase Scooters Now Come With Electric Motors For Extra Lazy Commuters

By now we’ve probably all seen the occasional passenger zipping through an airport on one of those convertible carry-on suitcases that transforms into a scooter. But propelling a scooter while you’ve got a boarding pass in one hand and a slice of pizza in the other is a tricky balancing act, so finally someone has upgraded the suitcase scooter with an electric motor so it’s now self-propelled.

This Smart Electric Scooter Can Do 95km/h

Sure, you car folk have your electric Teslas and BMWs, but what about the two-wheeled community? What are we to do for fast, efficient motoring? A company at this year’s CES wants to help out with a crazy-fast, electric scooter called the Gogoro.

All You Didn't Want To Know About The Ridiculous Recycled Suitcase Bike

Video: Last month, we saw how a farmer invented a way to turn old suitcases into motorcycles. Many questions arose from the pictures: Why a suitcase? Can you still use it as a suitcase? What’s the price? This new video answers them all.

This Chinese Farmer Is Recycling Suitcases Into Electric Scooters

This farmer wants to recycle old suitcases into inexpensive small-sized scooters. After 10 years of work he came up with this invention, capable of carrying two people and run up to 20km/h for 60km on one charge. It even includes a navigation system.

Trying To Cross The Street In Vietnam Is Just Crazy

If you don’t walk with confidence, you’ll never cross the street. One bit of hesitation and you’re going to cause a massive scooter crash. You have to treat your body like a car. Or at least a moped. Or at least a helmet. If you don’t hit them, they won’t hit you. Or something like that.

Beautiful Custom Motorbike Is Actually A 360-Degree Security Camera

This gorgeous custom motorbike began its life as an utterly mundane Honda P25, a fuel-efficient 1960s scooter. But motorcycle artisan Chicara Nagata turned it into a sweeping sculpture with a social-commentary twist: the tiny bike carries four infrared security cameras in its frame, built at the behest of a Japanese security company.

Aussie Company Sets Out To Make A Better 'Adult' Scooter

Never been much into scooters, though I blame a close encounter with the pavement on my very first attempt to ride a skateboard for that. No matter, us “feet-walkers” can still appreciate good industrial design. Take IlIum Corporation’s “E’lution” scooters, which it’s trying to push into full production via a Kickstarter campaign.

This Diesel-Powered Scooter Packs More Utility Than A Swiss Army Knife

If I started telling you about a new all-wheel-drive, turbo diesel-powered off-roader, you’d probably think I was talking about a 4×4 truck or SUV, right? Wrong. Check out the RNT, a concept from Indian motorcycle company Hero that could be the only back-country survival tool a motorcycle adventurer would ever need.

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