Mini bike by the beach

Mini bikes are a cheaper and less intimidating foray into the wonders of two-wheeled fun than a motorcycle. Why drop a few grand on a Honda Rebel or Yamaha V-Star when you can scoop up a new mini bike for under $1,000 and see if you’re fit for motorcycling? Because there are so many options… Read More

Man smiling as he is riding an off road go kart

Is your kid into slinging mud in the woods? What about chasing narrow forest trails through thickets of trees? If so, off-road go karts may be their type of fun. These go karts, also known as dune buggies or off-road buggies, offer endless fun on any terrain. They’re great fun for kids who have taken… Read More

Man and woman riding electric scooters outdoors

Looking to enliven your commute while saving the planet? Electric scooters, also called e-scooters, might be just the ticket. No longer just a toy for suburban kids, these practical little runabouts have become a serious mode of transportation for adults across the nation. However, trying to find the best scooter on the market can be… Read More

Man riding an electric scooter on a road

Scooters are small, light, zippy, and buckets of fun. One thing we didn’t include in that description: fast. But even if you won’t be breaking land-speed records on a scooter, the question remains: how fast do scooters go? The answer, as always, is that it depends. There are a multitude of scooters on the market… Read More

Two minibikes parked along the street

The fun you can have on small motorbikes seems to be inversely proportional to their diminutive size. Minibikes – also known as pocket bikes, pit bikes, monkey bikes, and a slew of other informal terms – are small enough for a child to ride comfortably, yet can travel as fast as 50 mph. Such speeds… Read More

Person driving a go kart in the dirt

Your mother always warned you how dangerous motorcycles are. But what were her thoughts on go-karts, and are go-karts dangerous? These machines have also been enshrouded by an air of danger, and for good reason: small, fast, and exposed, go-karts aren’t exactly protective cocoons. But how dangerous are go-karts really? We wanted to dig a… Read More

Person working on a mini bike in the shop

If you’re ready to move on to something more challenging than a bicycle for yourself or your son or daughter, then a mini bike could be a perfect upgrade. Building one is not as hard or as expensive as you may think, so it’s a great DIY project if you’re looking for something constructive to… Read More

Person driving a go kart on a track

If you’re thinking about buying one, you might be wondering if go karts are street legal. You’ve ridden them in fairs and have seen them racing on the track. Maybe their teeny size, loud noises, and riotous speed and handling have you pining for one. But before you cough up the cash for a go-kart,… Read More