An Awfully Pleasant scooter weekend

Awfully Pleasant 2017As you know, we here at ScooterNova do like to ride our scooters, an ethos that ties in perfectly with this weekend’s trip away with like-minded folk in The Awfully Pleasant Scooter Association.

Created a number of years ago by our friends at Disco Dez Scooters, the ethos is a laid back, Continue reading

Lambretta Gun For Sale (part of!)

s-l1600I’m sure most scooterists have seen or know of the French made military Vespa with built-in gun, but how many knew that Lambrettas were also  Continue reading

Rare Vespa Accessory

Vespa Ape at Museo Piaggio

Vespa Ape at Museo Piaggio

We love a 3-wheeler and so when we discover something strange even about these little vehicles, it catches our attention. Like this Ape which we spotted at Continue reading

Vespa Ape Lighthouse

There is no more to say other than for all those doubting the versatility of Piaggio’s Vespa Ape three-wheelers, well here is yet another example of useful they can be!

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And for those who like their Apes we have some more posts here and here and here and here amongst others, and if you search ‘Ape’ on our site you’ll probably find more!

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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A 5-wheeled Vespa?

Apes at the Piaggio Museum in Pontedera.

Apes at the Piaggio Museum in Pontedera.

Many scooterists consider the commercial vehicles produced by Innocenti and Piaggio (the same manufacturers as our beloved Lambretta and Vespa) to also have a certain appeal, even if they do feature more than Continue reading

Milan: home of the Lambretta factory

Derelict Innocenti offices.

Derelict Innocenti offices.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Milano though, a pilgrimage to the old Innocenti factory Continue reading

Vespa Ape – An uphill battle!

Will he or won’t he?
The suspense is killing us!

 

Lambrettas and Vespas in Old Saigon

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Today restored scooters from Asian are often treated with suspicion by scooterists in the Western world, but we often forget these modern-day classics were once everyday commuters out there. A young Vietnamese architect has decided to demonstrate his love for Saigon by publishing a book featuring his own sketches of the city in the old times, which for Continue reading