Who Says Bigger is Better?

Okay, in some cases maybe.  This cute little combo caught my attention a couple years ago and I’m just getting around to posting it.  A truly minimal teardrop trailer that I suspect can just sleep two with about one suitcase each. I found it labelled “The 1941 Kozy Coach Travel Trailer ” but a search […]

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Anyone?

Where have you been all my life.  Lady Florence Norman on her Autoped; another interesting Internet find.  This is what I found about it: “Lady Florence Norman, a suffragette, on her motor-scooter in 1916, travelling to work at offices in London where she was a supervisor. The scooter was a birthday present from her husband, the […]

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Scooter Rickshaw

Yes, I love the scooters.  Here’s an interesting setup I found via Tumblr at Scooterscene.  Probably not for high-speed use but still, a remarkable little taxi. I would love to learn more about these little guys.

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The KTM Ponny

Originally posted on Retrorambling:
KTM sold out its share for the first time in 1955 to a businessman named, Ernst Kronreif and result he bought the major part of the company. As as result, the consortium was renamed to Kronreif & Trunkenpolz Mattighofen. In 1957, KTM launched its very first moped, the Mecky. Followed by…

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Vespa Touring

Found on MODamorphosis on TUMBLR.  An ambitious set-up for sure. More about Roberto and his amazing travels can be found here at the Scooterist or just click an image below.

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Retro-Futuristic

I’m a big fan of Retro-Futuristic design.  Maybe that’s why some of the better Steam Punk designs appeal to me.  I don’t mean the stuff that’s just hot-gluing old watch gears onto some leather or carrying a toy ray-gun around in an old-western holster.  I want art that can actually be part of our daily […]

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The Salsbury Super-Scooter

I searched around for more about the Super-Scooter.  It was pretty mod for the time.  The design looks like something from Fritz Lang’s Metropolis.  The fairing seems to be heavy or rubberized cloth and there is an optional rear seat.  I think this must be the earliest “trunk” in a scooter I’ve ever seen. The […]

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