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EOFY Sale on Now!

EOFY Sale on Now!

At Scooter Central we carry an enormous range of Rider Apparel, Scooter Accessories, Scooter Giftware, Clothing, New Scooters, Pre-loved Scooters and of course Spare Parts. This is great for our customers but a real challenge to do stock taking counts. To make things...

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Steves Vespa GTV 300 Review

Steves Vespa GTV 300 Review

I have had my GTV for around 12 months and what I like about the scooter straight away, is the retro look and styling with the exposed handle bars and the front light on the mud guard. The location of the headlamp makes it different and a stand out from the other...

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Demo GTS Supertech in Black on Special for only $11,990

Demo GTS Supertech in Black on Special for only $11,990

For one lucky purchaser we have a Vespa GTS 300 Black Supertech 2022 year model with only 15kms on the clock for only $11,990.  That is a saving of $2000 off the original price and $800 off the current runout special price for the remaining 2022 Supertechs.  If you...

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Bargain Pre-owned Vespas in Stock Now

Bargain Pre-owned Vespas in Stock Now

We have had a number of customers upgrade their GTS and GTV 300s for newer models and have their trade-ins available at terrific prices.  As a motor dealer, we give a 3 month warranty on bikes that are less than 5 years old.  We also put the bikes through our workshop...

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Where do I get my Learner Motorcycle Licence?

Where do I get my Learner Motorcycle Licence?

Now that the HART training in St Ives is no longer able to run learner courses, where do I book to do my motorcycle licence? This is a question we are getting asked quite a bit these days.  The answer is that it depends on where you live.  Stay Upright run the...

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Scooter Washing Tips From The Pros

Scooter Washing Tips From The Pros

Here are a few Scooter Central Workshop tips on getting the best out of cleaning your scooter the professional way.  Our techs have been working with scooters for years, so they know a thing or two that you can use when you wash and maintain your scooter at home....

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Vespa Super Tech 300 HPE $1200 OFF – Limited stock

Vespa Super Tech 300 HPE $1200 OFF – Limited stock

It's not often that Vespa goes on sale, but for a short time we have the flagship MY 2022 Vespa GTS 300 SuperTech is marked down $1200 from $13,990 to $12,790.  We have the last Grey Delicato available so call us to secure this gorgeous colour top of the line Vespa at...

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Piaggio/Vespa MIA Bluetooth Connectivity

Piaggio/Vespa MIA Bluetooth Connectivity

The bluetooth kit simply fits inside your helmet.  The two speakers slot into the ear cavity of your helmet, while the microphone slots between the cheek pads and positions itself close in the proximity of your mouth.

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All About The Piaggio/Vespa High Performance Engine

All About The Piaggio/Vespa High Performance Engine

The new HPE version is quite a remarkable step up, as it produces substantially more power and torque than its predecessor.  To our surprise the engineers also managed to decrease fuel consumption and exhaust noise, which we all big fans of. 

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Fuel Saving Tips From Our Workshop Team

Fuel Saving Tips From Our Workshop Team

Keep your tyre pressures at the correct levels.  Correct pressures create the minimum rolling resistance, hence require less power to rotate.  Plus it also gives you the longest life and shortest braking distances as a bonus.

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Touch Up Paint For Scooters

Touch Up Paint For Scooters

If you’ve ever suffered a scratch on your scooter, you’d do well to do a paint touch up to help cover the scratch and prevent rust if it’s on a metal body scooter like a Vespa.

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Tips for Pillioning A Passenger

Tips for Pillioning A Passenger

As the rider it is very important to ride smoothly.  Your pillion won’t know exactly where to intend to brake or accelerate, so keep your throttle and braking smooth

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The Answer is Simple – 2 Wheels

The Answer is Simple – 2 Wheels

Simple Way To Pay That Mortgage Increase It is an issue keeping people awake at night but may have a simple solution.  The media loves to wind people up with talk of financial cliffs and mortgage distress but there are some good solutions out there.  One you may not...

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Top 10 Amazing Accessories For Scooter Riders

Top 10 Amazing Accessories For Scooter Riders

Scooters are all sorts of fun and can be even better fun with these 10 amazing accessories.  I’ve listed them in no special order and I’ve made sure to give and explanation why they make my top 10. Helmet with a low sun visor -  Now days you can buy helmets with clear...

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Warm Weather Riding Tips

Warm Weather Riding Tips

Warm weather can mean getting hot and clammy, or it can mean a comfortable and fun ride.  The difference is how you go about dressing and preparing yourself. If you spot anything you’d like to know more about, click on the links in this article.   Now, first things...

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We Have A New Logo And A Greener Future

We Have A New Logo And A Greener Future

The transport landscape is making a significant change over the next few years.  In fact, by the year 2035 it's highly likely we won't be seeing any new petrol driven scooters being manufactured for the Australian market, as electric and maybe even hydrogen fuelled...

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Love Affair With E Scooters In Paris

Love Affair With E Scooters In Paris

Paris is a busy place, so it was no surprise that the Town Hall were early adopters of e-scooters.  So much so, that the three micro mobility operators with Paris City are advancing their offers as Paris works hard to reduce traffic congestion and decarbonise the...

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New Product Range in Store – EScooters

New Product Range in Store – EScooters

You may have spotted our recent addition to the product range at Scooter Central - the EScooters.  Why EScooters?  We have so many customers asking about electric motor scooters but many are waiting to have a larger range of products to choose from in the future.  To...

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E Scooters In Store NOW with some exciting SPECIALS

E Scooters In Store NOW with some exciting SPECIALS

We have some great savings on micro mobility e-scooters during Black Friday to Cyber Monday. E-scooters are all the rage at the moment as consumers look toward a zero emission alternative for short duration travel. Here at Scooter Central we have models of e scooter...

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Let’s Talk About Fuel Consumption

Let’s Talk About Fuel Consumption

How many kilometres per litre does a motor scooter get? With the price of petrol on the rise, fuel consumption is of interest.  Just how many kilometres per litre does the average scooter get and what about the average car?  How much fuel money can you save by riding...

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New Green SYM Classic 125 with CBS

New Green SYM Classic 125 with CBS

OOOOH!  Just out of the box.  The new green SYM Classic 125 with combined braking looks great! The current 125cc bikes hitting the market are so much better than the ones manufactured a few years ago you can't believe it is still called a 125.  With the Euro 5...

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Big Hands

Big Hands

You know what they say, "Big hands, big-    gloves" or something along those lines. Corazzo Design has catered to customers with big mitts by introducing 3XL in the popular Enzo perforated leather gloves in leather and in both black and tan as well as in the Caldo...

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Well, Hello Sunshine!

Well, Hello Sunshine!

Looks like warm weather and sunshine are in good supply this week!  Let's get out and ride! Time to celebrate all those reasons why we ride scooters, to have fun, save money, lower our carbon footprint, get there quicker using transit lanes and park easily everywhere!...

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Tips For Buying Gloves For Scooter Riding

Tips For Buying Gloves For Scooter Riding

Gloves are one of this essential items for scooter riding.  Scooter riders are a pretty conservative group of riders, but if you were unlucky enough to tip over in the Woolies carpark, the first thing you do is put your hands out, making riding gloves all the more...

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First Impressions SYM Classic 125 Sport

First Impressions SYM Classic 125 Sport

When we first heard that the new for 2022/23 SYM Classic 125 was having a big upgrade we thought, Oh Oh!  I bet that means a decent price hike.   The old carbi Classic 125 was always popular due to its entry level price point, retro looks and simple inclusions, so we...

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How To Help Your Scooter Battery Last Longer

How To Help Your Scooter Battery Last Longer

Fitting the correct battery for your scooter is important.  Batteries are designed to fill the battery box cavity correctly, so they don’t move around, and also produce the correct cranking amps to start your scooter efficiently.  Our spare parts team can advise you...

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The Amazing Power Of Modern Scooters

The Amazing Power Of Modern Scooters

I’ve been in the scooter business for almost 20 years now and during that time I’ve seen some amazing 125cc and 150cc scooters come onto the market. Almost 20 years ago the super popular Kymco Agility 125 was one of the the biggest selling scooters on the market.  It...

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An Inexpensive Storage Solution For Scooter Riders

An Inexpensive Storage Solution For Scooter Riders

Scooters are amazing things.  Not only can they transport you, and a friend, but they allow us to do a lot of the weekly tasks that have to be handled. One of those tasks at our house is the mid-week shopping pick up.  This week our household had a reasonable list of...

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Video Review of the new Aprilia SRGT

Video Review of the new Aprilia SRGT

Murray reviews the Aprilia SRGT here.  This bike is exactly what you would expect from the Aprilia brand.  It's fun, it performs, it looks amazing and we love it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqKhVhJCy94

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Another Scooter on Display at a Trade Show

Another Scooter on Display at a Trade Show

Did you know that Scooter Central hires scooters for display purposes?  We can deliver and pick up a scooter from our collection to your next event at a very reasonable price.  In the last few months we have sent scooters to a Qantas event, an NRL game, MSC Cruises...

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Zeeho (CFMOTO) AE 8 Electric Scooter Looks Interesting

Zeeho (CFMOTO) AE 8 Electric Scooter Looks Interesting

Aug 2022 After seeing a few prototype teasers in 2021, we spotted the Zeeho AE 8 electric scooter has been recently launched for sale overseas. With its parent company CF MOTO importing into Australia, we’re thinking we may well see this model here in Australia in...

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Technology and Scooters

Technology and Scooters

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 range that is destined for Europe. The MP3 530 is...

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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...

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The Realities of Petrol Versus Electric Scooters in 2023

The Realities of Petrol Versus Electric Scooters in 2023

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,...

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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.  

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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...

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