Burton Brewers Custom Show 2017

Atomic, Blondie themed Lambretta GP. Paint by Garage Artwerks, engraving by Don Blocksidge.

Atomic, Blondie themed Lambretta GP. Paint by Garage Artwerks, engraving by Don Blocksidge.

Last weekend saw the scooter season opener in Burton-upon-Trent, at local club the Burton Brewers SC’s annual custom show.
In a slight departure from the norm however, we joined forces with our friends over at the Scooter Lab UK and  shared our photos and stories with them.

So for a show report, results and lots of photographs as well as a neat video too, please click on the image-link below and enjoy as normal!

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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

Classic Vespa restoration in just 3 minutes!

screen-shot-2016-10-25-at-19-31-10Okay, so it’s actually three minutes and 10 seconds, but that wouldn’t have worked as a title!
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Bridlington Scooter Trade & Custom Show 2016

snrlcsilIt’s that time of year again scooter people; as October draws to a close so the Bridlington show arrives, signalling the end  Continue reading

Isle of Wight Custom Show – Prizes Galore!

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It seems like it will be a bumper year for scooterists entering the custom show at this year’s Isle of Wight scooter rally, should they win of course! Why, we hear you ask? Well along with the regular trophies on Continue reading

Reasonably priced classics? 

It’s been suggested that the price of classic Lambretta and Vespa scooters lately has spiralled out of reach of many. 

However while some on eBay are asking fortunes (which we doubt they’re receiving) and nameless businesses located half a world away are all to keen to take your money, we reckon a look locally could net you what you want. 

At JB Tuning in Southend recently and they’ve got this Italian Innocenti Li Series 3 for sale. 175cc motor, MOT and lively blue & white paint. 

At £2650 ono (eg it sounds like a deal can be struck!) it proves you don’t have to risk an unseen resto from abroad for twice the price to ride a tidy classic 60s scooter on the road these days.

So what has your local shop got to offer then? 

   

  

  

Vespa and the elephant

Just a reminder for all those scooterists out there looking for suitable transport to carry their pet elephant around in, a vintage Piaggo/ Vespa Ape Pentaro is just what you need!

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Return of Django? Peugeot scooter launch in Milan

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Peugeot Django

Peugeot Motorcycles went back to their scooter roots in Milan and announced the launch of their new Django scooter to the public, adding that they did make a few scooters back in the 1960s by displaying an old S57 scooter too.
 
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