The Euro Lambretta 70th anniversary rally had long been anticipated. Everyone has their own story to tell and we’ve been following their fun and exploits on blogs and social media over the past couple of weeks.
Our own story started by
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Tagged Adria, Euro Lambretta, italy, Kelso National Scooter Rally, lambretta, scooter, Scooter Riders, scooter touring, touring |
So we all know that the Lambretta was created by Innocenti in Italy, but what happened when Innocenti closed their
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Tagged 150 DL, dl, Elegant, gp200, Grad Prix, Indian, italy, lambretta, lambretta innovation, Lambretta Italia spa, scooters india limited, SIL |
In 1953 the Italian Police were celebrating what may have
No folks, this is not a festive show featuring beloved childhood cartoon characters held at Wembley Arena, but instead a form of scooter racing to while away the winter months…
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Tagged 50cc, ape, BSSO, ice racing, italy, on ice, Piaggio, scooter racing, snow, sprint, Trentino, Trophy, Val di Sole, Vespa, winter sports |
Some of you may know of the freelance journalist from
Scootering magazine by the name of Sticky. His latest venture is to ride a Lambretta around Europe visiting ‘twin towns’, his latest blog uncovering the fact* that Slovenians “speak better English than Continue reading
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Tagged adventure, holiday, italy, lambretta, Rimini, Road trip, Slovenia, Spain, sticky, SX200, tour, Twin town courier, Vespa Club of Ljubljana |
The 60s film poster for Jessica, the ‘gal’ who apparently took Italy by storm. Curiously with the aid of a sweater, understandably her smile, and of course while on a Vespa.
Back in 1962, Lambrettista from all over Europe rode to Istanbul for a big international Lambretta scooter rally there. Those attending included scooterists from Scandinavia, Spain and the UK, many of those attending riding all the way there from their home countries. Continue reading
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Tagged 1960s, Agip, Innocenti, istanbul, italy, journey, lambretta, lambrettista, scooter rally, scooter trip, swinging sixties, turkey |
Maicoletta scooter with a 400cc Suzuki motorcycle engine, and a 186cc kitted Lambretta.
Last year freelance scooter journalist Sticky took a riding holiday from Italy to Istanbul with his family aboard some truly Frankenstein-like scooters.
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Tagged Cyclone 5, holiday, honda, istanbul, italy, lambretta, maico, maicoletta, Rimini Lambretta Centre, scooter, scooter rally, scooter touring, suzuki |
So why do you think this young lady is in a rush? And for those looking for a regular scooter fix, don’t worry there’s a classic Vespa featuring in this Italian TV advert from the 1960s!
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Tagged 1950s, 1960s, beer, fiat 500, italy, marketing, nastro azzurro, peroni, Piaggio, scooter, Vespa, vespa 150 |