Mike Karslake’s Model D

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When the late Mike Karslake’s Lambretta Museum went up for auction in the early 1990s, the scooters were scattered across the four corners, many to become insignificant Lambrettas once more.

However his restored Model D with the reg number LAM 150D stood out for all the right reasons, and the story of what happened to that and where it is now can be read in edition 14 of ScooterNova magazine, available now from our secure online shop.

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ScooterNova rides to Poland

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This year’s EuroLambretta rally takes place in the Polish ski resort of Zakopane. As we usually do here at ScooterNova magazine, we’ll be packing our bags, loading our scooters and riding out to join our fellow scooter enthusiasts for another Continue reading

Burton Brewers Kick Start

Suffering from the winter blues, or coming down from the fabulous Meltdown? Well, it’s only ten days until we ride to the first UK custom scooter show of 2019 hosted by Burton Brewers Scooter Club.

See the flyer and their Facebook event page for more details. See you there!

** ScooterNova is an independent scooter magazine, published bi-monthly by scooterists. Printed on to high quality paper, the articles are credible and in-depth, and cover the wide spectrum of classic Lambretta and Vespa scooters, as well as other, less well-known marques.

You can pre-order, buy and subscribe online here.

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New Scooter T-shirts website – stock and custom designs

screen-shot-2016-11-24-at-20-17-40Our friends over at Crusader T-Shirts have dropped us a line to say that their new website is now online, up and Continue reading

Modrapheniacs 40th Anniversary Scooter Rally

An early Easter in 2016 means no Pre-Season Rally.  If you’re itching to get a few miles on your scooter then a trip to the Dorset coast this weekend to party with the Modrapheniacs Continue reading

Lambrettas in Colombia – The Auteco Factory

The Auteco Lambretta plant in Colombia, circa 1963.

The Auteco Lambretta plant in Colombia, circa 1963.

We’ve published an image of the Colombian Lambretta factory before which was an image of Indian SIL Lambrettas being assembled in South America, taken some time during the 1970s by the looks of it.
However the company behind it, Auteco, are still going and in 2011 celebrated their 70th anniversary, which revealed some interesting photos…

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