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2014 Kymco MyRoad 700i – First Ride

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Greg Drevenstedt
June 16, 2013

The Kwang Yang Motor Company, better known as Kymco, is a Taiwan-based manufacturer of small-displacement engines, scooters, motorcycles and ATVs. Now it its 50th year, such is Kymco’s expertise and production capacity that, in addition to its own products, it builds engines for various manufacturers,... Read more »

Kymco Unveils 2013 Scooters

2013 Xciting 500i ABS

Press Release
August 24, 2012

Offering four all-new scooters that range from a lightweight and agile 50cc commuter to a quick and comfortable 500cc tourer, Kymco USA’s two-wheeler line for 2013 will no doubt satisfy a variety of customer desires. XCITING 500 Ri ABS The newly designed Xciting 500 Ri ABS ($6,899), Kymco USA’s largest... Read more »

2010 Kymco Scooters

2010 Kymco Scooters

Rider Magazine
August 9, 2012

Greg Drevenstedt travels to Asheville, NC for KYMCO’s press intro featuring their 2010 and 2011 scooter lineup. Interview with KYMCO USA Dir. of Marketing Rick Pawelka included.

2010 Kymco Lineup

2010 Kymco Xciting 250

Rider Contributor
November 17, 2010

photography by Scott Hirko [This 2010 Kymco Lineup review was originally published in the January 2010 issue of Rider magazine]   2010 Kymco Grandvista 250 Kymco’s 2010 two-wheeled lineup, which includes 16 scooters and a small-displacement motorcycle, offers a wide variety of fun, stylish and... Read more »

2010 Kymco Xciting 500Ri vs. 2010 Yamaha Tmax

2010 Kymco Xciting 500Ri and 2010 Yamaha Tmax in action

Rider Contributor
October 20, 2010

photography by Scott Hirko [This 2010 Kymco Xciting 500Ri vs. 2010 Yamaha Tmax road test was originally published in the December 2009 issue of Rider magazine] 2010 Kymco Xciting 500Ri and 2010 Yamaha Tmax in action The first time I took one of these scooters out with my riding buddies they were holding... Read more »

2011 Kymco Scooters

2011 Kymco Downtown 300i

Rider Contributor
September 1, 2010

Kymco has announced three new scooters for 2011:   2011 Kymco Downtown 300i Kymco Downtown 300i With the open-road performance of a maxi scooter and the agility of a sportbike, the Downtown 300i delivers the ultimate scooter riding experience. It is powered by an all-new 299cc liquid-cooled, SOHC,... Read more »

2007 Kymco Xciting 500 Road Test

2007 Kymco Xciting 500 design

Rider Contributor
October 24, 2007

[This 2007 Kymco Xciting 500 Road Test was originally published in the May 2006 issue of Rider magazine] The Kymco Xciting 500 weighs 529 pounds fully fueled and carries its weight low. Scooters were big back in the 1960s when I was in high school, and began making a comeback in the ’90s. Today,... Read more »

2005 Kymco Venox Road Test

Little Big Bike: The 2005 Kymco Venox.

Bill Stermer
January 1, 2007

I know what you’re thinking. To answer your first obvious question, Kymco is an acronym for Kwang Yang Motor Company, a Taiwanese firm that now has five manufacturing plants in Asia and distributes its products in 63 countries. At this time Kymco claims 400 U.S. dealerships, and its powersports... Read more »

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