To celebrate their 25th anniversary, SIP Scootershop in Germany have teamed up with Italian manufacturer 70’s Helmets to produce a limited edition SIP crash helmet. Continue reading
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Tagged 60s, 70's helmets, 70s, anniversary, crash helmet, handmade, helmet, Kunoh, lid, new product, pin stripe, scooter magazine, scootering, scooternova, Scootershop, SIP |
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.
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Tagged 60s, arai, bell, cafe racer, crash helmet, feridax, Heritage, new, nexx, nolan, premier, retro, riders choice, scooter magazine, scooter scene, scootering, scooterist, scooternova, scramlber, Shoei, shoeiassured, style |
ScooterNova real leather key holders: made in England.
Today is Black Friday apparently, not something we here in the UK are too familiar with but we here at ScooterNova are, if nothing else, open-minded… ;-)
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Tagged 60s, 70s, Black Friday, christmas card, christmas present, clothes, gift, hoodie, hoody, key holder, keyring, magazine, merchandise, retro clothing, scooter magazine, scootering, scooterist, scooternova, shirt, subscription., t shirt |
Of all the rare scooter accessories doing the rounds today, very few are made of fibreglass… for obvious reasons. No, it’s the steel
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Tagged 60s, accessory, don noys, lambretta, Li, noys stingray, rare, ray collins, scooter racing, series 3, slimstyle, SX, TV |
It’s always interesting to learn what scooter shops did in days gone by to attract customers, and here’s an insight to 1971.
Roy of Hornchurch in Essex were a Lambretta dealer through to the 1980s but in 1971 to sell the then latest Grand Prix model, they offered potential customers a tuned top end, big carb, lightweight panelwork, the promise of a forthcoming 5-speed gearbox…. And a welcoming cup of coffee for all!
Roy of Hornchurch advert, 1971
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Tagged 5 speed, 60s, 70s, 70s crash helmet, dealer, dl, Essex, five, GP, Grand Prix, lambretta, roys of hornchurch, scooter shoo |
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.
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Tagged 1967, 60s, city type, commuter, fun quiz, lambretta, Mod type, Redex, rockers, scooterist, sixties, Vespa |