Record breaking Lambretta scooter rides again!

The Lambretta Siluro prepares for another record attempt.

One of the biggest hurdles scooter manufacturers in the post-war years had to overcome, was prejudice from motorcycle owners and manufacturers. But if they were going to survive in a tough market, they couldn’t hide in the shadows. Something had Continue reading

ScooterNova Magazine at Mersea Island

With two great rallies so close to each other there’s no point in unpacking much, so we’re refuelling our scooters and heading down to sunny Essex this weekend for Mersea Island scooter rally.


Over the weekend we’ll be sharing stall space with the Lambretta Club of Great Britain, helping them out too. We will of course have the brand new edition 3 of ScooterNova magazine, which coincidentally – as we will be with the LCGB – has a massive 12 page feature on the 70th anniversary of Lambretta, together with a selection of rare and unseen photographs from the Innocenti archives in the 1960s. I can assure you, no other scooter magazine has access to such images.

Of course there is plenty more inside edition three too, from a rusty eye-catching Vespa built on a budget to Part 2 of the ‘touring to Moscow’ story. We have an exclusive on the Lambretta Siluro record breaker which was recently recommissioned for Goodwood, and we pit a luxury vintage Germany scooter against an Italian rival to see what was the best electric start machine from the 1950s. There is a gorgeous Vespa GS that you can’t help but admire and we are also proud to have yet another exclusive feature on a custom scooter that deservedly won a number of trophies at the Isle of Wight last week, Discworld. Put simply, ScooterNova is 100 pages of quality magazine with credible articles throughout and selective advertising!

Speaking of the IOW, our ‘peep hole’ photograph head shot concept went down a storm on the rally site at Smallbrook stadium, and Colchester DVLC have invited us to bring it along to Mersea Island too, so all those who missed out last weekend will get a chance to join in the fun in Essex! (**note to parents, PLEASE don’t let you kids climb on or swing from the framework, because it damages it and we can’t afford to be replacing it on a regular basis – thank you!).

So come along and say hello over the weekend, feel free to browse through a magazine (we’ll have all three issues with us) to see what the fuss is about if you’ve not yet seen ScooterNova for yourself, and have a safe ride!

ScooterNova number 3 – be one of the first!

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Good day and welcome one and all. We’re just dropping you a quick line to say that despite a busy scooter riding calendar this summer, we have found time to produce the third edition of ScooterNova Continue reading

Edition 3 on the way!

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Yes it is, and it will be here soon so be sure to subscribe or buy online to make sure you are one of the first to receive a copy of ScooterNova edition 3!

 

Something Special from ScooterNova magazine

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Here at ScooterNova magazine we like to do things a little different from the rest. Already many of you know that our ethos is about the scooter, the rider and the journey, and that the magazine itself is a high quality product that many of you kindly inform us is more book-like than a periodical. Well another little thing we have up our sleeve Continue reading

An afternoon in France with Vespa (and Silver City)

Taking your scooters to France for the afternoon, for less than a fiver? it can only be the 1950s, can’t it? Continue reading

New Year, new bike licence?

It’s nearly New Year folks, time for resolutions. So if you’ve not done it yet, what about passing your motorcycle test and getting a

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Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!

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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!

 

Scooter Camping

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!

Check out this film from 1959 to see what was hot to erect back then!