New old-skool helmet from Shoei

Japanese crash helmet manufacturer, Shoei are the latest to join in with a new ‘old-skool’ style helmet for the ever-growing retro rider market. Continue reading

This weekend – the new ScooterNova at the rallies

As the year marches on and the weather improves, so the calendar fills up with more and more scooter events.
We can’t be at them all, but thanks to our friends and stockists, the new ScooterNova magazine will be available from various outlets this weekend, 11-13 May 2018.
First up is the Trojan SC 50th anniversary event in Cumbria, a scooters-only rally that we will be riding up to with as many copies of edition 7 as we can carry, along with some stickers and postcards too. Come and track us down over the weekend, easily identifiable by our red ScooterNova messenger bags.
Meanwhile down in Leicestershire the Vespa Club of Britain will be attending Phoenix Nights 13 and their stall will include not only the brand new edition 7 of ScooterNova, but a few back issues as well for anyone needing to catch up.
Kings Scooter Workshop will also be trading at this event, another ScooterNova magazine stockist, and there is also a good chance young Serena will be out and about there too, promoting ScooterNova, again identifiable by her (blue) ScooterNova messenger bag packed full of magazines!

There is also the JB Tuning Classic Scooter Shop Open Day on Saturday 12 May, down in Essex. Another stockist of ScooterNova magazine, JB Tuning are having a dyno shoot-out, putting on a free BBQ, and offering test rides on their Casa Performance UK SSR265 shop demonstrator.
If you’ve not read about it yet, edition 7 of ScooterNova magazine has a review of the SSR engines as well as talking with two customers about why their buying these motors. The results may surprise you!

Finally, thank you to all who stopped by our stall at Tenby Scooter Rally last weekend to say hello, buy the latest edition and renew their subscriptions. A big hello also to those who we met for the first time, including the many new subscribers. A great rally in a lovely town and wonderful weather to ride home in too (thanks to the Mansfield Monsters SC for carrying our merchandise in their back-up van).
For those who can’t make it out this weekend, you can of course buy ScooterNova magazine online here, or check out our website for details of your nearest stockist.
Whatever you do and wherever you go, ride safe and have fun!

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Butcher Garage Project Esc: the full article

Butcher Garage of St Petersburg in Russia have been turning out some stunning scooters since their inception, and their most recent creation is Continue reading

The Taffspeed Interview – only in ScooterNova magazine

If you’ve even but a passing interest in the story of scooter tuning from the 1970s until the present day, then you’ll enjoy the exclusive interview we have in the current edition of ScooterNova magazine with Ian Frankland of Taffspeed. Continue reading

Whitby Scooter Rally – stickers and subscriptions!

There have been plenty of mutterings of late regarding how long the recent winter has lasted, but fear not dear reader for Easter is almost upon us! Continue reading

Pete McKee – This Class Works

If you enjoyed our article in the current edition of ScooterNova magazine (6) with artist Pete McKee, then you might be interested to learn he announced the dates of his next exhibition recently.

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The devil’s in the detail

As we get closer to Easter, scooter projects across the globe get nearer to completion. But how many of those little finishing touches have you still to get? Continue reading

Snow Ride

We’ve been following the marvellous idiaridellalambretta blog for a few years now.

Written and beautifully illustrated by Silvia Bes there are some interesting articles and travel stories to enjoy.  The latest interview features Ryo Mochizuki’s winter ride in snowy Japan.  Impressive scooter riding!

idiaridellalambretta : Ryo’s Snow Ride

 

idiaridellalambretta : Hokkaido Lambretta road trip illustrated map

 

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New edition of Scooter Nova magazine is out now. 

Featuring classic scooters from Zundapp and Vespa, a shed built liquid cooled Lambretta, archive nostalgia, show winning customs and a couple of inspiring scooter touring tales.

Antwerp Custom Show & ScooterNova magazine

As our 2018 Casa Lambretta calendar flips over to March, we’ve got an Innocenti Lambro promotional photo to admire for the rest of the month.

Innocenti Lambro on Casa Lambretta Calendar – March 2018

Coincidentally, this weekend sees the Antwerp Custom Show taking place and their ‘theme’ for this year’s event is “3-wheeled scooters, sidecars, Apes & Lambros.”

ScooterNova magazine will also have a presence at the Antwerp Show this weekend, courtesy of the Lambro Club UK. The Club will have a fine display of three-wheelers in Belgium, including the rare and fabulous FB ‘Gelati’ 3-wheeler, as featured in edition 2 of ScooterNova magazine.

Our friends Scott and Jackie of the Lambro Club will have copies of all editions of ScooterNova for sale (including the brand new number 6), along with a limited range of merchandise including T-shirts and hoodies, so be sure to pop along and see them while at the show this weekend!

The new ScooterNova magazine has landed*

While snow is falling around western Europe possibly in amounts only our Scandinavian readers are prepared for, brave postal delivery people are making sure that the sound of the new ScooterNova magazine falling onto door mats across the nation cheers people up in these cold months! Continue reading