Well it seems that as soon as Guy Fawkes night finished, the onslaught of marketing campaigns to encourage Christmas shopping began. Here at ScooterNova however we think you should at least wait until December, and even then we have a Continue reading →
We’ll be heading off to Bridlington for the Scooter Trade & Custom Show rally there in a few weeks, a great event where we will also celebrate the publication of edition 4 of ScooterNova magazine! As we’ve done at previous Continue reading →
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 →
It’s always interesting to learn what scooter shops did in days gone by to attract customers, and here’s an insight to 1971.
Roy of Hornchurch in Essex were a Lambretta dealer through to the 1980s but in 1971 to sell the then latest Grand Prix model, they offered potential customers a tuned top end, big carb, lightweight panelwork, the promise of a forthcoming 5-speed gearbox…. And a welcoming cup of coffee for all!
It sounds weird for us Italians to see Piaggio mopeds ( Ciao and Bravo) marketed in the USA under the brand name of Vespa. Of course here the Vespa is just the scooter and both Vespa and mopeds were marketed under the Piaggio brand ( Piaggio Vespa, Piaggio Ciao. etc…)