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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Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!

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We’d thank to thank you all for your support over the last 12 months and wish you best wishes for the festive season and the New Year!

Ride safe and see you on the road in 2017!

 

Scooter Camping

Christmas is coming, and if you’re doing some last-minute shopping, we’re sure that every scooterist in your life will always appreciate some new camping equipment!

Check out this film from 1959 to see what was hot to erect back then!

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