Scooternova news from Southport

it’s been a hard day’s work!

Hello and thank you to everyone we met and spoke to today in Southport, a great turnout despite the weather. 
Please ‘like’ us here on Facebook and follow our blog, and we’ll bring you more of our exciting news soon!

We really appreciate all of your kind comments and for sharing our enthusiasm – it’s really good to receive such encouragement. 

Oh and if you missed out on a postcard we’ll have some in the VFM party tonight. 
See you later!

  

Burton Brewers Custom Show 2017

Atomic, Blondie themed Lambretta GP. Paint by Garage Artwerks, engraving by Don Blocksidge.

Atomic, Blondie themed Lambretta GP. Paint by Garage Artwerks, engraving by Don Blocksidge.

Last weekend saw the scooter season opener in Burton-upon-Trent, at local club the Burton Brewers SC’s annual custom show.
In a slight departure from the norm however, we joined forces with our friends over at the Scooter Lab UK and  shared our photos and stories with them.

So for a show report, results and lots of photographs as well as a neat video too, please click on the image-link below and enjoy as normal!

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Scooter rallies 2016 – our new promo video

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Yes finally, a new video to watch! But first apologies for the abnormally quiet period from us but we’ve had a few exciting things going on in the background that we’ll be able to share with you  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.

LML – What does the future hold?

Apparently Piaggio’s Vespa LX is a popular scooter amongst female riders in India, so LML have decided blinkered marketing is the way forward!

The story of LML scooters is a chequered one, probably more so than any other Italian scooter that ended up being produced in India. But what lies ahead for  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

Rumour Mill – a new Bajaj Chetak for 2017

Once a scooter with a waiting list measured in years, the Vespa derived Bajaj Chetak was a mainstay of the Indian nation for decades. And then one day, in  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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Goodbye Jonnie

Jonnie Bolland, RIP.

It was a sad day yesterday as the scooter scene said goodbye to one of the most popular and influential characters within it, Jonnie Bolland. Continue reading