Cleethorpes scooter rally 2018 video

What a glorious weekend we’ve just had for Cleethorpes Scooter rally, a quality event run by the Mansfield Monsters and Olympic scooter clubs who both deserve a pat on the back for Continue reading

Ian Brown, Scooter Boys & The Stone Roses

It’s hardly a secret that from within the scooter scene have emerged more than a few successful musicians, and ScooterNova magazine is the only one to bring the story behind the early days of the Stone Roses whose members  Continue reading

Custom Scooters Reunited

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Start Me Up and Purest Green at Mersea Island 2017

Next weekend ScooterNova magazine will be heading to Burton Brewers Custom Show, looking forward to seeing old and new customs, classic, rat and restored scooters. We’re among many scooter enthusiasts who  Continue reading

ScooterNova number 3 – be one of the first!

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Good day and welcome one and all. We’re just dropping you a quick line to say that despite a busy scooter riding calendar this summer, we have found time to produce the third edition of ScooterNova Continue reading

Something Special from ScooterNova magazine

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Here at ScooterNova magazine we like to do things a little different from the rest. Already many of you know that our ethos is about the scooter, the rider and the journey, and that the magazine itself is a high quality product that many of you kindly inform us is more book-like than a periodical. Well another little thing we have up our sleeve 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

Lambretta MooN – hot rod style

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This French Lambretta LD had spent many years gently residing in a barn, until it was discovered upon when it became destined for better Continue reading

4-seater Lambretta Limo for sale

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Lambretta Limo

Earlier this week we posted about a 5-wheeled Vespa, and now we have a 4-seater Lambretta, where  Continue reading

Hot Rod custom Vespas from Russia

Bender, by Butcher Garage.

Bender, by Butcher Garage.

Butcher Garage are in St Petersburg, Russia, and they caught our eye recently with a couple of stunning custom Vespa scooters.

Bender, by Butcher Garage.

Bender, by Butcher Garage.

First there’s Bender,  about which Butcher Garage state “at the core of this project is that what remained of the 1966 Vespa 150 Super after a Huey unloaded all of its firepower might on it!” 10644587_573049099466727_3832235950217852952_o

It has a Pinasco 177cc top end, Mazzuccheli HP race-crank, RD350 reed, RZ left hand erformance exhaust, 28mm Keihin carburettor and Vespatronic ignition. Making sure all of this handles and stops is YSS supension, a Grimeca master cylinder and disc brake system at the front with Malossi Whoop disc.

Invader, by Butcher Garage.

Invader, by Butcher Garage.

Next there is Invader, which was once a French ACMA Vespa before being modified to include a trick lifting rear end, in true hot rod style.

Invader, by Butcher Garage.

Invader, by Butcher Garage.

This engine has been treated to a Malossi 166 kit, with a 30mm Dellorto carb, Mazzuccheli crank, has Bitubo suspension and a semi-hydraulic Grimeca disc brake at the front.

Truly stunng scooters, we think you’ll agree, and you can find out more about Butcher Garagre and view more photographs by visiting the Butcher Garage Facebook page.

And if you like this, why not check out some of our earlier blogs featuring anything and everything scooter related, from 105mph 51hp Vespas, to South American Lambrettas, resto to custom scooters, nostalgia and more besides. CLICK HERE to see the most recent.

Gorgeous Vespa GL Street Rod

Scooter and Service of Hamburg, Germany (S+S), have got themselves a bit of a reputation for producing some seriously trick street Vespas – we’ve featured a few here over the last year, like this piece of scooter porn, the scooter it was being fitted to here, and this tidy Vespa Cosa too. Well here is another one…

Vespa GL 221cc street rod scooter.

Vespa GL 221cc street rod scooter.

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