If you enjoyed our article in the current edition of ScooterNova magazine (6) with artist Pete McKee, then you might be interested to learn he announced the dates of his next exhibition recently.
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Tagged art, art exhibition, artist, classic, Def Leppard, gallery, Kasabian, lambretta, Mod, pete mckee, retro, scooter magazine, scooter scene, scooter world, scootering, scooternova, Sheffield, teenage cancer trust, The Who, This Class Works, UB40, Vespa, Working Class |
Our friends over at Crusader T-Shirts have dropped us a line to say that their new website is now online, up and Continue reading
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Tagged bsra, buy online, chopper, Crusader, custom, cut down, design, hoodies, lambretta, legshield baners, Mod, Northern soul, patches, price, print, printers, rallies, scooter club, scooter rally, ska, skinhead, stickers, Stockport, t shirts, Vespa, Wigan Casino |
Italian clothing company Tucano Urbano have announced they will be supporting the BSRA Isle of Wight scooter rally again this year, in a variety of ways. Firstly, there will Continue reading
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Tagged 2016, aviator, diluvio, discount, free sticker, gloves, Isle of Wight, lady rider, Mod, nano, price, rider, Ryde, scooter rally, special offer, tucano urbano, vfm, Waterproof, waterproofs |
We came across this video the other day and while the single isn’t due for release until the end of January, we thought
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Tagged Ball and chain, beat, Essex, garage, hammond organ, lambretta, Mod, pop video, soul, Southend, The Beatniks, Tunnel Shark, Vespa |
Following on from our
Bryn Owen on his Vespa 50
The owner and creator of this scooter was one Bryn Owen from Market Bosworth near
Posted in 1970s, Mod, Vespa |
Tagged 100, 80s, BBC, Blue Peter, Bryn Owen, Leicester, lights and mirrors, Mod, Mod revival, Mods, Piaggio, Quadrophenia, scooter, the jam, V50, vespa 50 |
The humble Vespa 50 Special was the first scooter for many turning 16 during the 1980s here in the UK.
Understandably it became the transport of choice for many a young aspiring Mod, but could you imagine it would cope with this many optional accessories?
Truly a peacock amongst scooters!
**(Check out our new,
updated article on this scooter, posted 1 March 2015)
Bryn on his Vespa 50 Special (early 1980s).
Back in 2013 this Lambretta TV scooter was spotted in the car park at the House of Lords. They didn’t know then who the rider was, and it seems we still don’t – can anyone shed any light on the peer rider yet?
Read the original story at the
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Tagged All Party Parliamentary Motorcycle Group, house of commons, house of lords, Jimmy, lambretta, lights and mirrors, lord, Mod, peer, Quadrophenia, scooter, TV175, TV200 |
Some old adverts appear timeless and this one from the mid-sixties is a good example. And what a great slogan too! So good in fact that car manufacturer Datsun used it in the 1970s too.
Posted in 1960s, Lambretta, Mod |
Tagged 125, 150, 200, 200sx, advert, advertisement, datsun, Innocenti, Jet 200, lambretta, Lambretta Concessionaires, Mod, nissan, slogan, smees, SX, SX Appeal, SX200 |
Bad news for those of us who already think that those involved in licensing the Lambretta name to put on clothing, deodorant, and other non-scooter related products have cheapened the reputation of this famous scooter too much already. It seems that it is all about to get even cheaper still…
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Tagged brand, chav, Innocenti, label, lambretta, lambretta clothing, licence, lincensee, marketing, Mod, Mods |
Carnaby Street, 1967.
London’s Carnaby Street in 1967 with a Lambretta TV parked closest to the camera.
This image is from a postcard so I’m sorry but we cannot provide any further information that what we can see. Still, it’s a lovely old photograph that deserves to be viewed, doesn’t it?
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Tagged 1960s, Carnaby Street, GT200, lambretta, london, Lord John, Mod, Pauls, Quadrophenia, scooter, swinging sixties, TV175, TV200, Vespa |