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

RIP Jonnie Bolland – a legend of the scooter scene

Jonnie (centre) with VFM partner Steve Foster and fellow scooterist Lobby, at the Isle of Wight scooter rally, 2007.

Jonnie (centre) with VFM partner Steve Foster and fellow scooterist Lobby, at the Isle of Wight scooter rally, 2007.

We are sad to learn today of the passing of our friend Jonnie Bolland, a member of the Stockport Crusaders SC and a big part of the VFM team of scooterists. Continue reading

Lambretta Gun For Sale (part of!)

s-l1600I’m sure most scooterists have seen or know of the French made military Vespa with built-in gun, but how many knew that Lambrettas were also  Continue reading

NSU Scooters – the Lambretta evolution

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Advert from 1956

Back in 1951, NSU of Germany signed a deal with Innocenti of Italy to build Lambretta scooters at their factory in Neckarsulm under licence. The deal was to last for Continue reading

New Scooter T-shirts website – stock and custom designs

screen-shot-2016-11-24-at-20-17-40Our friends over at Crusader T-Shirts have dropped us a line to say that their new website is now online, up and Continue reading

Warmwell Scooter Rally – actually not so warm!

It might be late November but there are still plenty of reasons to ride your scooter socially, other than simply commuting to work. The South West Scooter Clubs for example, organise their final Continue reading

Milan Motorcycle Show 2016 – New scooters, parts, lids & stuff!

Who can’t love a gold plated Vespa smallframe?

As the annual Milan Motorcycle Show draws to a close, you may ask what were the highlights there over the last six days? Luckily Scooternova were on hand to capture
the cream of the classic, modern, auto and geared scooter news for you. Continue reading

Exclusive – NEW Electric Vespa Announced!

 Ending the 70 Years of Vespa anniversary celebrations, Piaggio chose the Milan Motorcycle Show to unveil what could potentially be the next chapter in Continue reading

Vespa PX video – 70 years of Vespa

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It’s Monday morning, it’s 2016 and so we’re still celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Vespa scooter. So what more excuse do we need Continue reading

The Last BSRA Scooter Rally of 2016 at Bridlington

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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