Edition 10 of ScooterNova magazine is being finished, ready to be sent to the printers next week. We’re very excited and proud to announce that of the many exclusive features inside we have the famous 1980s show-winning custom scooter of Jeremy Howlett, Wake! Now with a new owner and painstakingly restored to Continue reading
Posted in 1970s, Lambretta, Mod, New Products, Road Trip, Rode Tested, scooter, Scooter Event, scooter racing, Scooter Rally, Tested Products, Vespa |
Tagged air brush, casa performance, classic scooterist, custom, don blocksidge, douglas, Geiger, gp200, GS150, Jeremy Howlett, lambretta, NC500, paul weller, ralliest, scoot news, scooter magazine, scooter world, scootering, scootermania, SX200, tools, Turismo Veloce, TV, TV175, VBA, VBB, vfm, Wake |
After a wonderful weekend on the Isle of Wight over the August Bank Holiday, we are heading over to Essex this weekend to sunny Mersea Island scooter rally.
Always a good rally, we’ll be riding down on Friday morning and setting up
Posted in Lambretta, Music, New Products, Road Trip, Scooter Event, Scooter Rally, Vespa |
Tagged Bertone, Big 7, blind scooter guy, bsra, classic scooterist, Colchester, Darkside, douglas, dupont 24, fun games, GS, king salami, Lambretta Club Great Britain, lcgb, LML, Lui, luna edition 9, men of north country, mersea island, new edition, popes of chilltown, riders choice, scooter magazine, scooter rally, scooter run, scooter scene, scooter world, scootering, scooterist, scooternova, scooterrun, stall, superlatives, suspension, tuning, wide frame vespa |
To commemorate the 60th anniversary since the first Isle of Man Scooter Rally, the Isle of Man Post Office have issued a set of 8 special scooter stamps.
The set includes
Posted in 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Lambretta, New Products, Road Trip, Scooter Event, Scooter Rally, Vespa |
Tagged Bona, classic scooter, classic scootering, collecting, collector, douglas, Euro, first day cover, indie mag, IOM, IOM scooter week, Isle of man, lambretta, magazine, maicoletta, Nev Frost, philanthropist, post office, retro, scooter magazine, scooter rally, scootering, scooterist, stamp collecting, stamps, TT, Velocette, Vespa, Viceroy |
There have been plenty of mutterings of late regarding how long the recent winter has lasted, but fear not dear reader for Easter is almost upon us!
Posted in Lambretta, Music, New Products, Road Trip, scooter, Scooter Event, Scooter Rally, Vespa |
Tagged anniversary, archive, bsra, classic scooterist, custom show, douglas, eicma, frankland, franklin, free sticker, hungary, ian, Innocenti, lambretta, postcard, red hot chili peppers, renewal, retro, run, scooter magazine, scooter rally, scooter world, scootering, Scooterists, scooternova, seaside, subscription., taffspeed, touring, Vespa, vintage, whitby |
While snow is falling around western Europe possibly in amounts only our Scandinavian readers are prepared for, brave postal delivery people are making sure that the sound of the new ScooterNova magazine falling onto door mats across the nation cheers people up in these cold months! Continue reading
Posted in 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Lambretta, New Products, Road Trip, scooter, Scooter Factory, Scooter Rally, Tested Products, Vespa |
Tagged air brush, Alpinestars, archives, classic, Clubman, custom, Dave Dickinson, DDK, douglas, dystopian project, frankland, franklin, furygan, Givi, hungary, ian, independent, indie mag, Innocenti, kit, lambretta, lambretta club, lcgb, liquid cooled, macna, milan-taranto, milano, moto giro d'italia, oxford, pete mckee, px, red hot chili peppers, richa, riders choice, rst, scar tissue, scene, scooter magazine, scooter tuning, scooter world, scootering, scooterist, scooternova, scoter, Spada, taffspeed, taranto, terry, tessier, tested, tucano urbano, Vespa, Vijai, vijay, waterproofs, zundapp bella |
Yes finally, a new video to watch! But first apologies for the abnormally quiet period from us but we’ve had a few exciting things going on in the background that we’ll be able to share with you
Posted in Lambretta, Music, Road Trip, Scooter Event, Scooter Rally, Vespa |
Tagged ape, bsra, douglas, Eurolambretta, lambretta, maicoletta, Piaggio, rallies, ride connected, scooter magazine, scooter rally, scooter run, sena, Vespa, video, vintage |
So what to do; you’re at a scooter rally and during the course of the afternoon, you and you friend find yourselves disagreeing on whether Continue reading
Taking your scooters to France for the afternoon, for less than a fiver? it can only be the 1950s, can’t it?
Posted in 1950s, Road Trip, Scooter Event, Vespa |
Tagged aeroplane, air ferry, Bristol, douglas, France, girls, kent, Le Touquet, Lympne Airport, silver city airways, Southend, Vespa |
1950s Phonosuper SK5 designed by Dieter Rams.
Design Museum in London closed back in May in preparation for a move from its location on the River Thames near Tower Bridge, west to its new location on Kensington High Street. What has this got to do with scooters? Well, to help Continue reading
Posted in 1950s, Piaggio, Vespa |
Tagged Anglepoise lamp, Apple iMac G3, Apple iMac G3 desktop computer, Cartoon Chair, Clubman, Corradin D'ascanio, Design Museum, Dieter Rams-designed Phonosuper SK5 turntable, douglas, G-Force Cyclonic vacuum cleaner, GPO Tele 150 telephone, Kensington, london, Louboutin Pigalle shoes, Melodic, museum, My First Sony tape deck, Shad, Trabo toaster, Valentine typewriter, Vespa |
2016 will be the 70th anniversary of the Vespa scooter, April 1946 being when the Vespa 98 made its debut.
There will no doubt be many celebrations next year, but the biggest here in England is likely to be this
Vespa Club of Britain rally to the home of Douglas built Vespa scooters, Bristol.
The date is 15-17 July 2016 and as the advert states, VCB members will learn more in future editions of the club magazine.
Not a member? Visit the club’s website
Posted in Piaggio, Scooter Rally, Vespa |
Tagged 70 years, anniversary, Bristol, douglas, scooter rally, VCB, Vespa, vespa 70th anniversary, Vespa Club |