Vespa World Days – riding for charity

A good friend of ours and long time scooterist, Nick Jolly is riding to Belfast for Vespa World Days event in June and in doing so is also raising money for charity.
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This weekend – the new ScooterNova at the rallies

As the year marches on and the weather improves, so the calendar fills up with more and more scooter events.
We can’t be at them all, but thanks to our friends and stockists, the new ScooterNova magazine will be available from various outlets this weekend, 11-13 May 2018.
First up is the Trojan SC 50th anniversary event in Cumbria, a scooters-only rally that we will be riding up to with as many copies of edition 7 as we can carry, along with some stickers and postcards too. Come and track us down over the weekend, easily identifiable by our red ScooterNova messenger bags.
Meanwhile down in Leicestershire the Vespa Club of Britain will be attending Phoenix Nights 13 and their stall will include not only the brand new edition 7 of ScooterNova, but a few back issues as well for anyone needing to catch up.
Kings Scooter Workshop will also be trading at this event, another ScooterNova magazine stockist, and there is also a good chance young Serena will be out and about there too, promoting ScooterNova, again identifiable by her (blue) ScooterNova messenger bag packed full of magazines!

There is also the JB Tuning Classic Scooter Shop Open Day on Saturday 12 May, down in Essex. Another stockist of ScooterNova magazine, JB Tuning are having a dyno shoot-out, putting on a free BBQ, and offering test rides on their Casa Performance UK SSR265 shop demonstrator.
If you’ve not read about it yet, edition 7 of ScooterNova magazine has a review of the SSR engines as well as talking with two customers about why their buying these motors. The results may surprise you!

Finally, thank you to all who stopped by our stall at Tenby Scooter Rally last weekend to say hello, buy the latest edition and renew their subscriptions. A big hello also to those who we met for the first time, including the many new subscribers. A great rally in a lovely town and wonderful weather to ride home in too (thanks to the Mansfield Monsters SC for carrying our merchandise in their back-up van).
For those who can’t make it out this weekend, you can of course buy ScooterNova magazine online here, or check out our website for details of your nearest stockist.
Whatever you do and wherever you go, ride safe and have fun!

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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

The Taffspeed Interview – only in ScooterNova magazine

If you’ve even but a passing interest in the story of scooter tuning from the 1970s until the present day, then you’ll enjoy the exclusive interview we have in the current edition of ScooterNova magazine with Ian Frankland of Taffspeed. Continue reading

Whitby Scooter Rally – stickers and subscriptions!

There have been plenty of mutterings of late regarding how long the recent winter has lasted, but fear not dear reader for Easter is almost upon us! Continue reading

Scooter Rallies 2017 – Isle of Wight, Bridlington & beyond…

Our final video round-up of the 2017 scooter rally season takes us from August to November, riding from beautiful summer sunshine to the pitch black of the Lincolnshire Wolds. If you attended Strictly Scooters  Continue reading

End of season rallies – Mablethorpe & Warmwell

As the 2017 scooter rally season draws to a close, this weekend sees the counties Lincs and Dorset both hosting events for those still up for riding towards the coast in search of a party with friends. 


ScooterNova magazine will be present at both events so feel free to stop and say hello, and maybe purchase a subscription for a friend as a gift for Christmas? We’ll give you a free Christmas card too, so you can present the lucky recipient with something on the special day. 


We also have a few packs of Christmas cards for sale at just £3, for which you get six cards with envelopes. 

At Mablethorpe we will also have some other merchandise, such as these exclusive, real leather classic-style key holders for £7, plus a few T-shirts and hoodies. 

And if you’re not at either rally then you can of course buy online via our website at http://www.scooternova.com

Safe ride and see you on the dancefloor later! 

Bridlington scooter rally – BSRA statement 

We have just received the statement below from the LCGB and VFM:

“Hello People in Scooter World…

“After general debate at the British Scooter Rallies Association AGM (held at Bridlington), and further discussions between VFM* and the Lambretta Club of Great Britain Committee who are the organisers of the BSRA Trade & Custom Show /Scooter Rally, it has been decided that this event will continue in Bridlington for the forthcoming 2018 Rally Season. After which it will alternate yearly with a venue in the NorthWest.

“This will fulfil a geographical need for a National event in the Northwest, establish a change in the national calendar, and possibly make things a bit more fluid (potentially in the future), even allowing us to return to Bridlington in the Summer months.

“It has been the same team of Scooterists organising this event for 20+ years. We thank everyone for their support, and look forward to a big party at the Spa in 2018 to ring in the changes.”

“LCGB/VFM Scooter Collective”
So folks, we’ll see you in Brid in 2018 – 26-28 October! 

Warmwell Scooter Rally – actually not so warm!

It might be late November but there are still plenty of reasons to ride your scooter socially, other than simply commuting to work. The South West Scooter Clubs for example, organise their final Continue reading

Isle of Wight Custom Show – Prizes Galore!

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It seems like it will be a bumper year for scooterists entering the custom show at this year’s Isle of Wight scooter rally, should they win of course! Why, we hear you ask? Well along with the regular trophies on Continue reading