ScooterExpo gallery

As stated in the latest edition of ScooterNova magazine itself, to compliment the review of the edition 215 that has just been published we have added this brief online gallery.
With most of the 100 scooters entered exhibited on the day there simply wasn’t the space in the magazine to show them all, so here are some of the photos we couldn’t fit in to the pages. You’ll find more images on the SLUK website too. As with all the running around and organising of the event on the day neither Iggy nor myself actually managed to capture every single scooter there on film (or rather the digital equivalent!).
Thanks again to all those who exhibited scooters, attended the event and helped out with its smooth running. The feedback from exhibitors, visitors and traders alike is that this event was up there with the best of them and everyone had a great day out. Sorted.

Mike Karslake’s Lambretta & sidecar combo

Mike Karslake racing his Lambretta combo back in the early 1970s.

Now here’s an opportunity that only turns up once in a blue moon – the possibility to purchase a historically important Lambretta and  Continue reading

Vespa & sidecar for sale – Buyer beware!

Vespa sidecar.

Vespa sidecar.

It was a combination of the £4,995 price tag and the headline of a ‘1965 Vespa PX 150’ that caught our eye… and set alarm bells ringing!

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Scooter tyres delivered the Michelin way

Following look into the archive of scooter tyre adverts last week, we’ve been asked for more and thought you’d enjoy this from Michelin in 1953…

A Michelin representative delivers the goods with his Vespa scooter combination. Ideal for multiple drops of small items in urban areas (http://heritage.michelin.co.uk/p1953.htm)

A Michelin representative delivers the goods with his Vespa scooter combination.
Ideal for multiple drops of small items in urban areas. (http://heritage.michelin.co.uk/p1953.htm)

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Funky German Vespa Cosa

Scooter & Service Vespa Cosa combo, 2012.

Scooter & Service Vespa Cosa combo, 2012.

Yes I know, but we reckon the Vespa Cosa is gaining popularity these days, and when you can do things like this to them, it’s easy to understand why.

This one comes courtesy of those talented people at

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