Honda is often cast as the most conservative of the mainstream motorcycle manufacturers. But Big Red also makes one of the strangest vehicles you can buy today: the X-ADV ‘adventure scooter.’
The X-ADV is the offspring of Honda’s main motorcycle design studio in Kumamoto and its R&D facility in Italy, which might explain the curious mix of practicality and lunacy.
Deus Milano have now upped the brio factor with a custom version unveiled at EICMA. Called the ‘Cub Cubed,’ it’s a homage (or should that be omaggio?) to the equally bizarre Cub EZ 90. Known in some markets as the EZ-9, it gained a cult following in—you guessed—the 1990s.
Is it too early for a 90s fluoro revival?…