An Awfully Pleasant scooter weekend

Awfully Pleasant 2017As you know, we here at ScooterNova do like to ride our scooters, an ethos that ties in perfectly with this weekend’s trip away with like-minded folk in The Awfully Pleasant Scooter Association.

Created a number of years ago by our friends at Disco Dez Scooters, the ethos is a laid back, Continue reading

BSSO Scooter Race 2017 Dates Announced

British Scooter Sports Organisation Provisional Fixture dates for 2017 announced today.

Great news to see that the Anglesey meet coincides with the BSRA National Scooter Rally in Llandudno so, for one weekend at least, we can have our cake and eat it!

2017BSSODates

2017BSSODates

BSSO Dates for your diary

24 March 2017 – Mallory Park Test Day

1 – 2 April 2017 – Croft

15 – 16 April 2017 – Mallory Park

13 – 14 May 2017 – East Fortune, Scotland

4 June 2017 – Snetterton

1 – 2 July 2017 – Cadwell Park

22 – 23 July 2017 – Anglesey

13 August 2017 – Brands Hatch : Festival Italia

19 – 20 August 2017 – Lydden Hill

2 – 3 September 2017 – Croft

23 – 24 September 2017 – Cadwell Park

For more information and any updates head to the BSSO website.

Mike Karslake’s Lambretta & sidecar combo

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  Continue reading

Scooter Racing Indonesia

Photos: OGé

Photos: OGé

Who knew there was scooter racing in Indonesia? And who knew it was so  Continue reading

Vespa (Ape) On Ice!

ape ice

No folks, this is not a festive show featuring beloved childhood cartoon characters held at Wembley Arena, but instead a form of scooter racing to while away the winter months… Continue reading

Noys-Ray Lambretta Fairings

noysfairing copy

Of all the rare scooter accessories doing the rounds today, very few are made of fibreglass… for obvious reasons. No, it’s the steel Continue reading

Lambretta Supertune Christmas Discount

Ron Moss racing his Supertune Lambretta in the late 60s/early 70s.

Ron Moss racing his Supertune Lambretta in the late 60s/early 70s.

Supertune is a name many will recognise as a scooter shop in Croydon during the 60s and early 70s.
Ron Moss, who first raced for Supertune  Continue reading

First ever scooter race in England?

ABC Skootamota

ABC Skootamota

Here’s a bit of a scoop, we think we’ve found  the earliest film footage of scooter racing. And there’s no Lambrettas or Vespas to Continue reading

Former Lambretta rider Danny Kent – 2015 Moto3 World Champion

Kent celebrating his Moto3 title at the final round in Valencia (photo: www.motogp.com)

Kent celebrating his Moto3 title at the final round in Valencia 2015 (photo: www.motogp.com)

Welcome to another tenuous link ladies and gentlemen, as we congratulate British rider Danny Kent on becoming the first British rider to win a grand prix world championship title since  Continue reading

Vespa BSG 51hp 305 engines now for sale!

BSG Vespa PX engine.

BSG Vespa PX engine.

Something that’s been eagerly awaited by many is the arrival of the new CNC machined billet engines from BSG in Italy. Well, the good news is Continue reading