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Technology and Scooters

Technology and Scooters

Latest Technology To Land On A Scooter Aug 2022 Here at Scooter Central we like to keep up with the latest technology to trickle down to scooters.  In July 2022, Piaggio Group (think Vespa, Piaggio,Aprilia brands) announced a new model of the MP3 three wheel scooter...
Vespa Elettrica News

Vespa Elettrica News

Vespa Elettrica Update Aug 2022 We’ve been watching the birth of Vespas electric scooter offering since it was announced at the Milan EICMA show in 2016 and then first shown at EICMA 2017. Production of the Eletrica was begun in September 2017 and Europe was the first...
SYM DRGBD 160  Scooter

SYM DRGBD 160 Scooter

New SYM DRGBT 160 Slated For Late 2022 Word has been leaked from a trustworthy source that we are expecting to see the brand new model from SYM in late 2022. SYM DRG 180 scooter looks the business with the latest Euro 5 compliant automatic 158cc liquid cooled and fuel...
The Realities of Petrol Versus Electric Scooters in 2022/23

The Realities of Petrol Versus Electric Scooters in 2022/23

There is no getting out of it!  Electric is coming and petrol powered scooters will soon be a thing of the past.  I know that I’ll be sad to lose the petrol powered scooters that I’ve come to understand so well.  The sound of the engine cranking over, the ignition,...
NEW Product: Nolan N21V Dolce Vita Range

NEW Product: Nolan N21V Dolce Vita Range

Our best selling helmet has just had a face lift.  The Nolan N21 Visor has a fresh look with it’s signature stripes down the back and comes in a funky colour range. Check out the new range online or in store.  
When is the right time to replace your helmet?

When is the right time to replace your helmet?

This is an often asked question here at the store and it may differ due to your circumstances.  Now first of all let’s look at how your helmet is constructed and why this plays a part in when to replace it.  In basic terms we first have the hard outer shell most...
Another Delivery Arrives!

Another Delivery Arrives!

Never mind the occasional rain shower or winter time we are keeping busy at Scooter Central.  Here is another delivery that arrived today of Vespa Primaveras.  We have excellent stock levels and the full colour range of Vespa, Piaggio, SYM, KYMCO, Peugeot and now...
When Should I Upgrade My Scooter – guide for different riders.

When Should I Upgrade My Scooter – guide for different riders.

How Long Should I Keep My Current Ride?  There are a few reasons to turn over your current ride every few years and the reasons change depending on what group of riders you are in. In my 20 years in scooter retailing, I find these groups come under the following...
Introducing the Aprilia SR GT 125

Introducing the Aprilia SR GT 125

Aprilia is back in Australia and back in store now!  Aprilia Scooters were always extremely popular and we really missed the brand when the powers that be at Piaggio decided to stop producing scooters.  They have decided to bring back Aprilia Scooters in 2022 and...
Tips For Riding With A Pillion Passenger On Your Scooter

Tips For Riding With A Pillion Passenger On Your Scooter

Sharing the scooter riding experience is a lot of fun.  In this article we’ll give you a few tips to make the experience enjoyable for both rider and pillion. Once you have completed your Learner (L’s) and Provisional (P’s) you will be fully licensed and allowed to...
Electric Vehicle NSW Government Rebates

Electric Vehicle NSW Government Rebates

NSW Transport Stamp Duty rebate for electric vehicles. Have you purchased a Super Soco Electric scooter or motorcycle from Scooter Central since Sept 1, 2021?  There is a rebate for Stamp Duty on electric vehicles that were registered on or after 1 Sept 2021. List of...
A Few Tips On Your Modern Scooters Fuel System

A Few Tips On Your Modern Scooters Fuel System

Modern scooters are mainly four stroke machines. There is a mix of carburettor and fuel injected models and we find they are best run on 95 RON ( Research Octane Number) fuel. E10 ( Ethanol additive) fuels are more hydroscopic and can attract moisture into the fuel...
Inside Scoop – new Kymco KRV180

Inside Scoop – new Kymco KRV180

The Scooter Stig just tipped us off that Kymco Australia are considering the new Kymco KRV180 for our market. The KRV is a 175cc, water cooled and fuel injected affair with plenty of cool new tech on board including Bosch anti lock brakes and traction control to the...
Sydney Eastern Suburbs Ride

Sydney Eastern Suburbs Ride

Jeremy and Lisa sent us this eastern suburbs loop they completed last weekend. They said it was a fun ride that didn’t get far from home, but had plenty of interesting stop off points for a great view and terrific food. They also said that it’s an amazing...
Inside Scoop – new Aprilia SRGT 200

Inside Scoop – new Aprilia SRGT 200

Our spies tell us that the Aprilia SRGT 200 will be coming to Aus. There was a big press test ride event in Italy recently so we’re hoping it’s not too far away. Along with the Kymco DT X360 the Aprilia SRGT 200 is all part of the adventure scooter...
A Big Thank You – Melanoma March

A Big Thank You – Melanoma March

A big thank you to all that kindly donated to Peters March for Melanoma fund raiser. We had a lot of very generous supporters and your efforts raised whopping $7950 for melanoma research. We spotted generous donations from Phillip H, Sally, The Scooter Stig, Tommy,...
Vespa Tour Of Pakistan

Vespa Tour Of Pakistan

If you’ve got 15 minutes spare check out this quirky video of a Vespa tour of Pakistan     
AmeriVespa Dates Announced

AmeriVespa Dates Announced

Sue here at the store has been to AmeriVespa (and got the award for the furthest distance travelled to the event). She says it’s a great event with riders coming from all over the USA, Canada and beyond. This years event will be in the twin cities...
Workshop Tip – Check Tyre Pressures Regularly

Workshop Tip – Check Tyre Pressures Regularly

Our techs have been getting some wide variations in tyre pressures on customers scooters recently, so its a good time to remind our riders to check tyre pressures regularly and preferably when the tyres are cool for the most accurate outcome. Tyre pressures increase...
Coffee Jackets and Bottle Holders Back In Stock

Coffee Jackets and Bottle Holders Back In Stock

What is a Coffee Jacket you might ask?  The Corazzo Coffee Jacket is that item that riders all across the world have discovered to protect that coffee and help it to safely travel where you travel.  The adjustable velcro strap helps secure any size reusable or take...
Everything You Need To Know About Scooter Storage

Everything You Need To Know About Scooter Storage

Scooter are amazingly versatile machines.  Not only can they carry one or two passengers, they are capable of carrying many daily items in separate storage areas. In this article we’ll look at what products are available to make your scooter suit your lifestyle.  Some...
Have You Seen The New Vespa LEGO?  Want To Win A Free One?

Have You Seen The New Vespa LEGO? Want To Win A Free One?

What scooter lover wouldn’t like to own a Vespa LEGO?  Scooter Central is not selling them but we are giving one away! Retail value $169.95 and all you have to do is like our Facebook or Instagram Post about the competition and Follow or Like our Scooter Central...
How To Dress For Wet Weather Scooter Riding By Daryl Downpour

How To Dress For Wet Weather Scooter Riding By Daryl Downpour

We’ve all experienced a day when we started off by getting wet and never seemed to dry out.  It’s the same for scooter riding in the rain.  Keeping yourself dry is the key to a good ride in wet weather. We are lucky that there are some great products to help us stay...
Has Your Bike Been Serviced Lately?

Has Your Bike Been Serviced Lately?

The air filter on the pictured bike came in recently after not having been serviced for a while!  When did you last service yours? The lockdowns and rain have turned the last couple of years into a blur and many riders have missed their regular servicing without...
Winners!  Scooter Central best Automotive Services!

Winners! Scooter Central best Automotive Services!

Scooter Central has just won the 2021 Local Business Award for best Automotive Services on the Northern Beaches for the 9th time! Many thanks to all of our customers who voted for us and to our amazing staff members for their great service to our customers!  What a...
Ice Cream Celebration

Ice Cream Celebration

Congratulations to our Spare Parts Interpreter Monica for completing her apprenticeship!  Awesome accomplishment and well done!  We love celebrating staff accomplishments (and birthdays) at Scooter Central and all our staff enjoyed our special treat celebration ice...
Baby Theodore – Scooter Central’s Newborn!

Baby Theodore – Scooter Central’s Newborn!

A big congratulations to first time parents Jenna and Pete on the safe arrival of baby Theodore born on Dec 10th.  The new parents are over the moon as are the new grandparents and Aunt.  Scooter Central is a family owned and run business and we’ve all been...

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