U.S. Motorcycle Sales Boom Amid Pandemic

“Overall, our sales are up at least 50 to 70%,” said Rob McLendon, III, of D&D Cycles, an Aprilia, Kymco, Piaggio, MV Agusta, Triumph, and Vespa dealer in Pensacola, Florida. “I’ve made about three or four extra orders of scooters, alone. I’ve been going to auctions, buying five or six used bikes at a time, which is a lot for us, and selling them all before I can get them fully prepped for resale.”

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Racing Vespas in the Mexican 1000 sounds like peak adventure

Racing rallies is an exercise of determination, grit, and toughness, and that’s when driving something like a trophy truck, an off-road motorcycle, or an ATV. Tutto Mondo Racing (TMR) apparently felt bored by the exercise and has come up with a new way to challenge its drivers and engineers. For the 2020 Yokohama NORRA Mexican 1000, TMR will set out into the wilderness on Vespas. Yep, the scooters. B

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