Join the Car Talk Community!

Posts Tagged "motorcycles"

All posts below are tagged with "motorcycles" (Browse all tags)

As If There Wasn't Enough Reason to Love Gabby Giffords, She Rode a Scooter

06.05.2015
There are a million reasons to love retired United States Representative Gabby Giffords, most of which center on her heroic recovery from an assassination attempt in 2011. But last week, on her Facebook page she celebrated Throwback Thursday with a great photo from her college days, astride a Lambretta motorscooter. Throughout her career in Congress, she was an advocate for motorcyclists. 

Crowd Pleaser: The $6,800, 84-mpg Elio is Getting Closer

05.28.2014
I test drove the latest version of the three-wheeled, two-seat Elio in Manhattan, and was mobbed by people who wanted to know what it was and when they could get one. Late next year, they're saying, if all goes well.

Mullholland Menace

10.15.2013
Motorcycles by Harley and BMW may turn some heads on Mullholland Highway, but it takes a special two-wheeler to catch the attention of the CHP while exceeding the speed limit by just 7 mph.

Scooternation

07.18.2013
Scooter traffic chaos in Bali faces off against the special brand of insanity that is a Southern California resident's daily commute. And the winner is...

The Opened Road

09.30.2011
After a year-and-a-half of licking its fire and flood inflicted wounds, the Angeles Crest Highway opened on Friday, June 3, 2011, only to be inundated by another flood--of motorcyclists, bicyclists, sports car drivers, tentatively piloted minivans and cruising patrol units.

Is a Vespa a viable antidote to my teenager's sullen attitude?

08.01.2001
I am a public-school teacher in the Commonwealth of Virginia I make tons of money and am therefore able to send our -year-old son to the prestigious Milton Academy prep school where he is learning to be a true liberal...


Rocket Fuel