Lambretta dl/GP at 50

So how many of you have a Bertone-designed Lambretta dl/ Grand Prix scooter or one of its derivatives? And do you really know everything about this classic Italian model?

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A special Lambretta GP

SN13_ray2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Bertone-designed Lambretta Grand Prix being launched. It also marks 50 years of Ray Kemp working with Lambrettas, although Ray possibly won’t thank us for reminding him of that fact. Continue reading

Number 8 is looking great!

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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Clo5e Ratio Gearbox Update 13-6-18

Further to our previous update we have the following news, just received directly from AF Rayspeed:

“We have received the samples of the new design of selector and have been trying hard to break them.  We fitted a sample in to one of the race bikes that had originally had a failure, and in over 60 laps at race pace on Monday there were no issues and no failure.  After further discussion with the manufacturer it appears there is a manufacturing process that  Continue reading

Vespa BSG 51hp 305 engines now for sale!

BSG Vespa PX engine.

BSG Vespa PX engine.

Something that’s been eagerly awaited by many is the arrival of the new CNC machined billet engines from BSG in Italy. Well, the good news is Continue reading

BSSO scooter racing at East Fortune

Double whammy Bank Holiday weekend treat. As well as the National Scooter Rally in Kelso, just a short ride  up the road is the BSSO scooter racing at East Fortune near Edinburgh.If you’ve not been to see scooter racing yet, here’s a great opportunity to see some spectacularly fast scooters and talented riders! See BSSO scooter racing for more info.


The 10th Giro dei Tre Mari – classic scootering in southern Italy

Tre Mari 2014, Vespa Club of Bari ready to go.

Tre Mari 2014, Vespa Club of Bari ready to go.

This year saw the 10th Tre Mari ‘race’ organised in the south of Italy by the Vespa Club of Bari, a four-day riding event covering nearly 1000 kilometres in which only geared scooters are allowed to enter.
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S&S Scooter Porn

Tuned Vespa engine by Scooter & Service, Hamurg.

Tuned Vespa engine by Scooter & Service, Hamburg.

No, this is not a vain attempt to draw your eyes in with a misleading title (hands up who read S&M Porn then, hey?). This is in fact a gorgeous example of a Vespa engine that’s not only been tuned for performance but finished to catch your eye as well. Continue reading