We removed the original old Michelin ACS tyre from my Lambretta LD this morning, only to find this well-patched, bright red Englebert inner tube inside.
Englebert are an old brand of car tyre, known for their use in racing by the likes of Ferrari and Lancia in their day.
Who knew they did something for the humble little Lambretta too, hey?
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Posted in 1950s, 1960s, Lambretta, scooter, Vespa |
Tagged 150, englebert, F1, ferrari, indiemag, italy, lambretta, lanica, LD, maserati, michelin, scootering, scooternova, tire, tyre, Vespa |
The weekend of the last BSRA scooter rally of the year is fast approaching, we’ve changed the oil in our scooters, checked the tyre pressures and fitted a couple of new parts for testing – Southport here we come!
Posted in clothing, Lambretta, New Products, Scooter Event, Scooter Rally, Vespa |
Tagged BSSO, calendar, custom show, endurance, GP, hoodie, LD, new magazine, phantasmagoria, ralliest, scooter magazine, scooter run, scooter scene, scooter world, scooterboys, scootering, scootermania, scooternova, southport, spangles, subscription., VCB |
Edition 8 of ScooterNova magazine is at the printers, ready to go. The last two months have flown by with rallies in England, Wales, Scotland and Spain to attend, keeping our scooters’ wheels turning almost non-stop!
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Posted in 1950s, 1960s, Lambretta, New Products, scooter, Scooter Event, Scooter Factory, scooter racing, Scooter Rally, Tested Products, Vespa |
Tagged Casa Lambretta, casa performance, classic scooterist, Corky, dirt diggers, disc dez, Eurolambretta, JCB, lambretta, LD, need for speed, practical scootering, racing, report, Rimini, scooter covers, scooter magazine, scooter scene, scooter world, scootering, scooternova, seats, series 1, Siluro, Spain, SRP Racetech, Street Racer, the riders choice, V50, Vespa, world record |
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
Posted in 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Lambretta, New Products, Road Trip, Scooter Event, Scooter Rally, Vespa |
Tagged 70th anniversary, buy, classic scooter, classic scootering, custom scooter, discworld, Durekopp, edition 3, issue, lambretta, LD, new magazine, published, restoration, rustoration, scooter scene, scootering, scooterist, scooternova magazine, Siluro, Spurgeon, subscribe, tre Mari |
As 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
Posted in Lambretta, Road Trip, scooter, Scooter Event, scooter racing, Vespa |
Tagged 2, awfully pleasant, classic, classic scooter, classic scootering, gran sport, lambreta, lambro, LC, LD, Li, Model D, nsu, Rally, Rideout, series 1, shaft drive, shafting, smallframe, sportique, TV, Vespa, vintage, vintage scooters |
This French Lambretta LD had spent many years gently residing in a barn, until it was discovered upon when it became destined for better
Posted in 1950s, Lambretta, scooter |
Tagged Bike Shed, Brus Custom, Bullish Brothers, custom, custom scooter, cutdown, hot rod, Lambretta MooN, lcgb, LD, ld 150, Model D, scooter show, shaft drive |
Presumably because of the success Lambretta Concessionaires had with the Italian scooters in the British market, parent company Innocenti chose to
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Tagged 50s, bearskins, british army, buckingham palace, Concessionaires, foot guards, infantry, Innocenti, lambretta, LD, ld 150, london, Notiziario |
Automobile Products of India Ltd (API) were the first company in India to produce Lambretta scooters there, beginning in
Posted in 1960s, Lambretta |
Tagged API, Dr. Muthiah Annamalai Chidambaram, Grimstead Imperial, India, indian lambretta, Innocenti, lambretta, Lamby 150, LD, Mac 175, Series 2, SIL |
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.
Posted in Lambretta, Scooter Rally |
Tagged 125, 150, 175, 200, B, C, Davos, dl, E, EuroLambretta 2014, F, gp200, GT, Innocenti, J range, Jamboree, lambretta, LC, lcgb, LD, Li, Model A, scooter rallies, scooter rally, series 1, Series 2, series 3, Serveta, Servetta, SIL, Switzerland, SX200, TV |