Further to our previous update we have the following news, just received directly from AF Rayspeed:
“We have received the samples of the new design of selector and have been trying hard to break them. We fitted a sample in to one of the race bikes that had originally had a failure, and in over 60 laps at race pace on Monday there were no issues and no failure. After further discussion with the manufacturer it appears there is a manufacturing process that
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If you are on your way to the EuroLambretta rally in Spain this weekend, then you’ll no doubt be pleased to learn that ScooterNova magazine will be there… again!
We say ‘again’ because Continue reading
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We’ve recently received the following statement from AF Rayspeed as a follow-up to their previous statements back in
April and March regarding their new 5-speed Clo5e Ratio Lambretta gearbox. Continue reading
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Who wants to win a Lambretta 5-speed Clo5e Ratio gearbox, or a Malossi cylinder kit in a free to enter competition?
You do? Well you’d better read on… Continue reading
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Mike Karslake racing his Lambretta combo back in the early 1970s.
Now here’s an opportunity that only turns up once in a blue moon – the possibility to purchase a historically important Lambretta and
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Ken Peters at Innocenti factory, 1967.
The early 1960s were a time for Lambretta endurance records, a timed ride from London to Milan being recorded in
1960 and again in 1965. Then, in 1967, Arthur Francis Ltd of Continue reading
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Tagged arthur francis, factory, Ken Peters, lambretta AF250, london milan, record breaker, rome rally, SX200, TJH 25D, TV200 |
It’s a ride that’s often discussed in pubs and bars around the UK, taking your Lambretta scooter back to its birth place in Italy.
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Tagged anniversary, arthur francis, Castrol, EuroLambretta 2017, Harold Rowell, Ken Peters, lambretta, London to Milan, RAC, Record breaking ride, Supertune, Trojan Way, TV 175 |
Practical Scooter & Moped, 1967
Don’t you just love it when a plan comes together? No, this is not a story about the A-Team, but the further history of a rather famous Lambretta S-Type from Arthur Francis Scooters Ltd in
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As we’ve posted previously, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Arthur Francis (aka AF) S-type dealer special Lambretta scooters.
As a result of said posts published on Scooternova, Chris Wylde contacted us to tell us a little about the original 250cc S-type he bought back in 1967; a certain TJH 25D.
Chris Wylde in 1967.
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This weekend AF Rayspeed in Yorkshire hosted an open day to celebrate
50 years of the AF S-Type dealer special Lambretta.
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