Our friends over at Crusader T-Shirts have dropped us a line to say that their new website is now online, up and Continue reading
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After a couple of weekends without rallies, we were more than ready for the ride to Bridlington on Friday morning for the last
BSRA scooter rally of this season. A surprisingly Continue reading
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We came across this video the other day and while the single isn’t due for release until the end of January, we thought
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Walker Slater saddle bag
Of the many positive things about the scooter scene, one of them is that the people involved within it are so diverse. So if you’re looking for something a little different
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IoW 2015 Programme
We can’t wait and have packed our scooters already, but for those wanting last-minute information before setting off, here’s a reminder about what to expect over the next few days at what is probably the largest scooter rally of its kind in the world!
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For a number of years now, the main organisers of the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally, VFM, have negotiated a discounted ferry crossing via the Red Funnel ferry company. Now rival ferry operators Wightlink have woken up and are trying to jump on the bandwagon, but their offer is not all it seems to be… Continue reading
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Following on from our
Bryn Owen on his Vespa 50
The owner and creator of this scooter was one Bryn Owen from Market Bosworth near
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The humble Vespa 50 Special was the first scooter for many turning 16 during the 1980s here in the UK.
Understandably it became the transport of choice for many a young aspiring Mod, but could you imagine it would cope with this many optional accessories?
Truly a peacock amongst scooters!
**(Check out our new,
updated article on this scooter, posted 1 March 2015)
Bryn on his Vespa 50 Special (early 1980s).
We found this in an old scooter magazine form the 1960s and saw a number of similarities to riders today.
So, what type of scooterist are you then?
Mod? Wobbler? Commuter? Or A. N. Other?
Drop us a line and let us know!
Redex advert 1967.
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Some old adverts appear timeless and this one from the mid-sixties is a good example. And what a great slogan too! So good in fact that car manufacturer Datsun used it in the 1970s too.
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