The new ScooterNova magazine has landed*

While snow is falling around western Europe possibly in amounts only our Scandinavian readers are prepared for, brave postal delivery people are making sure that the sound of the new ScooterNova magazine falling onto door mats across the nation cheers people up in these cold months! Continue reading

Cross Country & Into Europe – more 2017 scooter riding videos

We’ve a couple more videos of our adventures in 2017 we’d like to share with you, both of which involve   Continue reading

The Honda Juno scooter – Japanese giant’s grand entrance

Today Japanese manufacturing giant Honda are known for cars, twist & go plastic scooters, and motorcycles – one of which has just powered MotoGP ride Marc Marquez to another championship winning season.

But back in 1954 the fledgling company produced its first scooter,  Juno K-Type.

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New Innocenti scooters – more terrible rebranding (not Lambretta)

Innocenti Moto 2014

Innocenti Moto 2014

We shouldn’t be surprised really, but it still amazes when a company decides that using an old manufacturing brand on modern Chinese scooters is a sure-fire way to sales success. But they do, and here’s the latest… Continue reading

When in Rome (or Milan!) – the versatile Vespa Ape

Piaggio Ape, Milan 2013.

Piaggio Ape, Milan 2013.

During a recent visit to Milan we came across this Piaggio Vespa Ape parked at a junction outside a bar and tobacconist. Doubling up as a mobile florists, it shows the ingenuity of the owner to utilise the right vehicle as both commercial transport and a retail outlet!

Being the larger Ape TM model too, it also shows how monstrously large and horrible the new German Mini that it’s parked behind (or rather, resting against!) is as well. Doubles all round!

Another Milanese scooter – the ISO

ISO Factory, Milano.

ISO Factory, Milano.

Iso Rivolta began before World War 2 Isothermos as a manufacturer of refrigeration units. Post war however, they joined numerous other Italian companies in mobilising the masses. Continue reading

Vespa & Peroni

Nastro Azzurro Peroni advert.

Nastro Azzurro Peroni advert.

So by now you’ve seen the video posted a few days ago and know the young lady is rushing to get herself a Peroni beer. Coincidentally, Nastro Azzurro is a favourite here at Scooternova, so we know how she feels…

Anyway, being Italian, are of course no strangers to the Vespa scooter, and here are a few more adverts of their’s from recent times.

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