Lambretta celebrates its 75th anniversary at Eicma 2022. It presents itself in all its originality, competitive on the international market with a complete and modern range of high quality products, available in different displacements and fashionable colors. Eicma’s premiere is the launch of the new X125. This model joins the existing range, which...

Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia won his maiden MotoGP world championship at the season-ending Valencia Grand Prix on Sunday after Fabio Quartararo failed to overhaul him in the standings. Defending champion Quartararo was 23 points behind Bagnaia going into the final race. The Yamaha rider needed nothing less than a victory to leapfrog the Italian but f...

The Italians are renowned for their engineering prowess and for their sense of style, both of which have been combined to produce some of the most iconic automotive and motorcycling brands in the world. In the motorcycling world, this is all the more fascinating due to the fact that many of the motorcycle manufacturers only started producing motorc...

Fun yet functional, stylish yet sexy. You can’t get much more Italian than a Vespa. Now scooter lovers in Western Washington have the inside track when it comes to buying the latest Vespa models, thanks to South Sound Scooters in Tacoma – the state’s only official Vespa and Piaggio dealership and authorized service center. Store owner and Vespa ent...

Benelli wasn’t the first motorcycle manufacturer in Italy, but it’s the oldest Italian brand that still makes motorcycles, though its production history had some interruptions. As was the case in the United States, there were scores of upstart motorcycle manufacturers in Italy in the early decades of the 20th century, but only a handful survived. J...

Every wheelie was pointing up at Matthew Parisi. With the lead rider standing on his seat on one leg, 30 motorcycles ripped up Howard Street on Sunday. Heading away from downtown and up Akron's North Hill, they passed the intersection where Parisi wrecked his motorcycle and broke his back in 2019. Parisi was thrown from his bike after hitting a cur...

The “GP Days” (Giorgio Parodi Days”), which gathered in Genoa from almost everywhere tourists, bikers and air enthusiasts, were part of a long motorcycle-aeronautical weekend: a “three days” happening, full of events, which kicked off on Friday 13 May in the Carignano district, next to the monument dedicated to the Genoese brave aviator and brillia...

2022 marks Lambretta’s 75th anniversary, and the Italian scooter manufacturer has some big plans in store to celebrate. To kick off the next 75 years, it’s hosting an exhibition at Fuorisalone 2022, also known as Milan Design Week. That annual event regularly hosts the newest, brightest offerings from all kinds of designers, including many notable...

"Sembre una vespa!" ("It looks like a wasp!") That's what Enrico Paggio said about the new motor scooter his family company built after World War 2. The Vespa scooter has come to symbolize Italian elegance, fun, and romance. Who can forget Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn scooting around Rome in "Roman Holiday?" That was 1953, but the Vespa has b...

It’s back for 2022! The Moto Guzzi Experience is coming to North America. Specifically, three spots within the United States. Sorry, Canada and Mexico. If you’ve been wanting to ride one of the new(ish) V85TT models, this might be a fantastic chance. Each of the three locations hosts a six- or nine-day inclusive trip aboard a V85 TT of your choice....