AF 5-speed gearbox replacement selectors are coming

We received the following statement from AF Rayspeed earlier today:

“Today we have received an update from the supplier regarding the new gear selectors for the Clo5e Ratio Gearbox.
“The new selectors are on the way to us, they left the supplier yesterday (Monday) with Fedex, we are hoping for a quick delivery.
“Many of you have already returned your gear selectors, these will be replaced as soon as the new ones arrive.
“Please, if you have not returned your gear selector send it to us and as soon as we receive it we can send out the replacement, please mark the package for the attention of Karen.
“We appreciate the patience that has been shown in relation to this issue, thank you.”

So, if like Andy you have a Clo5e Ratio gearbox loaded into an engine you’ve not yet been able to use, then good news is hopefully just around the corner.
And if you have not yet sent your original selector back to AF, then do so as soon as possible. Their address is:

AF Rayspeed Ltd., Five Acres, East Heslerton, Nr. Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8EN.
If you need to know more you can try telephoning 01944 710693, but you may have better luck sending an email to: rayspeedstype@gmail.com

Fingers crossed we’ll be riding them before the end of the summer!

AF Rayspeed Clo5e Ratio gearbox

 

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New ScooterNova magazine slip cases to store your magazines in, available now from our secure online shop.

 

New ScooterNova magazine slip cases to store your magazines in, available now from our secure online shop.

 

Isle of Man Scooter Rally Stamps – special event cover

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

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EuroLambretta ScooterNova stickers & magazines

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ScooterBoys, the Stone Roses and Record Store Day

This Saturday, 21 April, is Record Store. It’s a day created to encourage people to visit their local, independent record store and buy some vinyl, just as we did in the olden days!
Celebrated by bands and musicians from all over the land, it has subsequently become a Continue reading

1980s Scooter Boys, Record Store Day & the Stone Roses

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Celebrated by bands and musicians from all over the land, it has subsequently become a Continue reading

Snow Ride

We’ve been following the marvellous idiaridellalambretta blog for a few years now.

Written and beautifully illustrated by Silvia Bes there are some interesting articles and travel stories to enjoy.  The latest interview features Ryo Mochizuki’s winter ride in snowy Japan.  Impressive scooter riding!

idiaridellalambretta : Ryo’s Snow Ride

 

idiaridellalambretta : Hokkaido Lambretta road trip illustrated map

 

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New edition of Scooter Nova magazine is out now. 

Featuring classic scooters from Zundapp and Vespa, a shed built liquid cooled Lambretta, archive nostalgia, show winning customs and a couple of inspiring scooter touring tales.

Antwerp Custom Show & ScooterNova magazine

As our 2018 Casa Lambretta calendar flips over to March, we’ve got an Innocenti Lambro promotional photo to admire for the rest of the month.

Innocenti Lambro on Casa Lambretta Calendar – March 2018

Coincidentally, this weekend sees the Antwerp Custom Show taking place and their ‘theme’ for this year’s event is “3-wheeled scooters, sidecars, Apes & Lambros.”

ScooterNova magazine will also have a presence at the Antwerp Show this weekend, courtesy of the Lambro Club UK. The Club will have a fine display of three-wheelers in Belgium, including the rare and fabulous FB ‘Gelati’ 3-wheeler, as featured in edition 2 of ScooterNova magazine.

Our friends Scott and Jackie of the Lambro Club will have copies of all editions of ScooterNova for sale (including the brand new number 6), along with a limited range of merchandise including T-shirts and hoodies, so be sure to pop along and see them while at the show this weekend!

Burton Brewers Custom Show

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ScooterNova Rally Video Part 4

We’ve had a great summer riding to rallies that we’d like to share with you.

In part four we ride to Scotland for the national rally at Kelso, the south east national rally at Big 7, a jolly weekend with the Awfully Pleasant Scooter Association, our cheese and wine soiree by the seaside at Cleethorpes national rally (you can check out the separate video here), the LCGB’s Four Nations rally in scenic Shipson-on-Stour, Wales for the national rally in Llandudno and to York SC’s scooter only rally at Breighton Ferry.

We probably bumped into most of you along the way, so hopefully we caught you and your scooter on camera. If not there’s always the next video to check out…. Cheers!

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