This weekend sees us pointing our scooters south and riding down to sunny Devon for the annual Woolacombe Scooter Rally, and with sunshine forecast for the journey down we’reContinue reading
Here is the ScooterNova magazine video of another great bank holiday weekend at the BSRA Isle of Wight Scooter Rally.
Using a Sena 10C Pro helmet camera we captured our ride there and back and also shot footage on the island of the rally itself, including the custom show, traders and the ride out. All that and we still managed to work two days on the ScooterNova magazine stall as well! The soundtrack is provided by Smoove and Turrell – the headline act at the Scooter Rally on the Saturday night – along with the sweet purr of 2-stroke engines.
Can you spot yourself somewhere in the next four minutes?
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As stated in the latest edition of ScooterNova magazine itself, to compliment the review of the edition 215 that has just been published we have added this brief online gallery.
With most of the 100 scooters entered exhibited on the day there simply wasn’t the space in the magazine to show them all, so here are some of the photos we couldn’t fit in to the pages. You’ll find more images on the SLUK website too. As with all the running around and organising of the event on the day neither Iggy nor myself actually managed to capture every single scooter there on film (or rather the digital equivalent!).
Thanks again to all those who exhibited scooters, attended the event and helped out with its smooth running. The feedback from exhibitors, visitors and traders alike is that this event was up there with the best of them and everyone had a great day out. Sorted.
The brand new edition of ScooterNova magazine is due to hit the streets right in time for the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally this August Bank Holiday weekend. We’ll be riding down and plotting up on the official rally campsite at Smallbrook Stadium, will you be joining us? Edition 15 of course features the amazingContinue reading
Well done to the Lincoln & Newark Scooter Collective for putting on a lovely scooter-only rally. They had found a nice camping spot and we were so lucky with the weather this weekend.
It was great to be part of the winning pub quiz team on Friday night with Andy, Nigel and some of the Flying 8 Balls SC. The cash prize made it a cheap night for us when we put the prize money behind the bar! A great start to a cracking weekend.
We had a busy Saturday on the ScooterNova magazine stall as did JB Fabrications on theirs – cheers for the tool and the t-shirts – and JG Scooters who provided a mobile dyno for rally-goers to torture their scooters on. The band on Saturday evening were refreshingly entertaining and it was a fun night of too much talking and laughing until suddenly it was Sunday and time for the ride home.
**ScooterNova magazine is an independent publication, produced by scooterists for scooterists. It is published bi-monthly on quality paper, with credible articles written by fellow riders. Available from all good scooter shops or mail order via subscription, for more details visit the magazine’s website. Image
This weekend saw the doors open for ScooterExpo, an event that had been eight months in the planning, although in my mind for a fair bit longer than that.
While I may have first considered the concept of a new scooter event prior to launching ScooterNova magazine back in 2017, it couldn’t have happened without the help of my friend Iggy at ScooterLab UK. After sharing ideas of an event organised by the both of us, we sat down at the end of 2018 to discuss the potential, various suggestions, and after he came up with the venue, ScooterExpo was born – the first joint event by ScooterNova magazine and SLUK.
This Sunday sees the first ScooterExpo take place, a new event jointly organised by ScooterNova magazine and SLUK.
Along with 100 of the country’s finest scooters to admire and some of the best scooter traders in the land will of course be the ScooterNova magazine stall. So if you’ve been meaning to buy some magazine storage cases but not got round to it yet, need to renew your subscription, fancy a new T-shirt or want to check out the new colour options of our retro leather key holders, you’ll find the ScooterNova stall in Hall 1. And if you want to collect anything in particular, order online in the usual way and we will refund the postage upon collection.
See you Sunday!
This Sunday will see our new joint ScooterLab/ScooterNova show arrive at the hallowed halls of Alfreton Leisure Centre, a venue steeped in scootering history. Home of the iconic NSRA Trade & Custom shows from 1989-1991. And have we got a great line up for you!
We’d like to thank our sponsors for showing faith in us, Lexham Insurance (check out their stand for a chance to win a year’s free insurance) and Putoline Lubricants (visit their stand to get all your questions about oils, eprotectors and octane boosters answered). Of course, we’d also like to thank all the other exhibitors and traders for jumping on board. We’d also like to thank all the showgoers who have helped to create a buzz about the event before it has even happened. We hope you all come along and have a great day out.
Here’s all the pre-show info you should need…Continue reading
It’s time for us to load our scooters for the ride to the north coast of Wales for the fifth National Scooter Rally of 2019. Some cracking roads whichever direction you ride from, it’s always great to be beside the seaside.
ScooterNova will be trading all day on Saturday at Venue Cymru, where we’ll have the latest magazine – Edition 14 – as well as some quality merchandise for your delight! This will include our new range of ‘Addicted to 2-Stroke’ t-shirts as well as Sticky’s Scooterboys book.
Ride safe, see you there!
**ScooterNova magazine is an independent publication, produced by scooterists for scooterists. It is published bi-monthly on quality paper, with credible articles written by fellow riders. Available from all good scooter shops or mail order via subscription, for more details visit the magazine’s website.
Back in November 2018, Italjet showed a new version of their Dragster scooter at Eicma, aka the Milan Motorcycle Show. After years of showing mainly electric bicycles there with the occasional appearance of an Asian-looking scooter, or an old Dragster with a Piaggio 250cc 4stroke engine in it, we wondered if this was indeed the sign of something new…