If you never heard about Icon Motosports and its line of jackets, helmets, vests, pants, footwear, gloves, accessories and I forget a lot on purpose, you are living under a rock. When Kurt Walter, the company Design Director needs a break, inspiration or just a shot of fresh motorcycle news, yes he goes to my Blog. Noticing my recent post about the Wild Machines From Japan , he reminded me the MegaScooter that Icon built a couple of years ago and wrote a few lines about it just for you my readers.
“Um, what is that thing and why are you riding it? Call it a guilty pleasure, a warped sense of humor, or a general lack of good taste. Yes, we are secure enough in our own masculinity to ride a scooter but it couldn’t be just any scooter. Enter the Rockets Dead Glare Reflex. Inspired by the full custom scooters of Shinjuku, we created our own homage to the Toyko Mega-Scoots. 600 watts of ducted MTX Audio and Kicker components, 12” extended swingarm, front & back quick-drop air suspension, zero-lean angle body kit, and ridiculous graphics (our personal specialty). Hell, it even has a ninja spinner on it. Yes, it’s ridiculous. Yes, your buddies would cringe to see you riding it. Yes, it pulls high school chicks better than roofie flavored mojitos (so we’ve heard)”