So what to do; you’re at a scooter rally and during the course of the afternoon, you and you friend find yourselves disagreeing on whether Continue reading
Taking your scooters to France for the afternoon, for less than a fiver? it can only be the 1950s, can’t it?
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Tagged aeroplane, air ferry, Bristol, douglas, France, girls, kent, Le Touquet, Lympne Airport, silver city airways, Southend, Vespa |
We’d thank to thank you all for your support over the last 12 months and wish you best wishes for the festive season and the New Year!
Ride safe and see you on the road in 2017!
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Tagged 2017, christmas, greetings, happy, lambretta, magazine, Merry, new year, scooter & three wheeler, Vespa |
Christmas is coming, and if you’re doing some last-minute shopping, we’re sure that every scooterist in your life will always appreciate some new camping equipment!
this film from 1959 to see what was hot to erect back then!
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Tagged 1959, camping, campsite, erect, fifties, gift, girls, lambretta, Rally, scooter rally, scooter tent |
I’m sure most scooterists have seen or know of the French made military Vespa with built-in gun, but how many knew that Lambrettas were also Continue reading
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Tagged 30mm, ACMA, cannon, canon, ebay, Finland, gun, Hispano suiza, Innocenti, lambretta, lambro, museum, suiza, TV175, Vespa |
Advert from 1956
Back in 1951, NSU of Germany signed a deal with Innocenti of Italy to build Lambretta scooters at their factory in Neckarsulm under licence. The deal was to last for
Posted in 1950s, Lambretta, Scooter Factory |
Tagged 125cc, 1950s, audi, Innocenti, lambretta, Lambretta LC, lambretta ld, marketing, model c, myth, nsu, prima, prima IV, scooter, scooter factory |
Here at Scooternova we swing both ways and beyond. We ride Lambrettas, Vespas and other classic scooters, and we have no biased opinion on any superior marque. So for all the Lambrettisti Continue reading
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Tagged 125, 1946, 200000, 250000, cellular line, euros, Fernando Alonso, formula 1, highest, interphone, Piaggio, price, rare, Reggio Emilia, Ruote da Sogno, scooter, Stefano Aleotti, Vespa, Vespa 98 |
1950s Phonosuper SK5 designed by Dieter Rams.
Design Museum in London closed back in May in preparation for a move from its location on the River Thames near Tower Bridge, west to its new location on Kensington High Street. What has this got to do with scooters? Well, to help Continue reading
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Tagged Anglepoise lamp, Apple iMac G3, Apple iMac G3 desktop computer, Cartoon Chair, Clubman, Corradin D'ascanio, Design Museum, Dieter Rams-designed Phonosuper SK5 turntable, douglas, G-Force Cyclonic vacuum cleaner, GPO Tele 150 telephone, Kensington, london, Louboutin Pigalle shoes, Melodic, museum, My First Sony tape deck, Shad, Trabo toaster, Valentine typewriter, Vespa |
Mike Karslake racing his Lambretta combo back in the early 1970s.
Now here’s an opportunity that only turns up once in a blue moon – the possibility to purchase a historically important Lambretta and
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Tagged arthur francis, auction, Bambini, BLOA, combination, Concessionaires, famous, for sale, Innocenti, Isle of man, Jo Wood, karslake, lambrett club of breat britain, lambretta, lcgb, mike, museum, okehampton, paul, peter agg, price, Rally, scooter, Series 2, sidecar, Sportsman, SX 200, Watsonian |