Here are a few photographs direct from the 2014 EuroLambretta rally in (mainly) sunny Switzerland. We had a great ride with some amazing scenery, fantastic roads, plenty of twist mountain passes and good friends.
With the long-awaited winter-summer-autumn-winter rebuild of my Lambretta GP 200 finally getting into gear (sort of – I’ve got another scooter to strip down first!), I’ve found myself pondering whether to splash out on a few trick-looking parts as well as rewarding its loyal service of 15 years with a new coat of paint. The big question then – are a couple of carbon fibre parts a justifiable treat, or an extravagance not worth the money?
2014 is the 50th anniversary of the iconic AF S-Type Lambretta scooter.
Developed by Watford scooter dealer Arthur Francis back in 1964 to sell more scooters, the AF S-Type has become probably the most well-known of all the dealer special scooters of all time. Continue reading →
The Scomadi brand name arrived a few years ago as a result of research and development into creating a modern scooter that was influenced by 1960s Lambretta scooters.
The first scooters were hand-built, limited edition carbon fibre bodied scooters powered by 250cc and then 300cc Piaggio 4-stroke auto engines, as used in the Vespa GTS range. These were produced by PM Tuning and Scooter Innovations in Lancashire and a couple of these were on display in Milan.