Project 5 – another Butcher Garage Vespa

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In October of last year we brought you news and pictures of a couple of stunning Vespas  from behind the former Iron Curtain, and now, 12 months later here’s Continue reading

London to Milan Lambretta ride, 1965

The second recorded London to Milan Lambretta ride took place in 1965, starting at the RAC Club in London’s Pall Mall.

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1967 – What type of scooterist are you?

We found this in an old scooter magazine form the 1960s and saw a number of similarities to riders today.

So, what type of scooterist are you then?

Mod? Wobbler? Commuter? Or A. N. Other?

Drop us a line and let us know!

Redex advert 1967.

Redex advert 1967.

Quadrophenia Replica Lambretta sells for over $200,000!

Quadrophenia_filnOn Saturday 23 November Sotheby’s in New York held a charity auction in aid of RED, a charity founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver in 2006 to engage business and people in the fight against AIDS.

Designers Jony Ive (design boss at Apple) and Marc Newson collaborated with musician Bono to organise the charity auction and one of the 44 lots was a replica of the Lambretta ridden by Jimmy in the film Quadrophenia. To add to this, Continue reading