There are those who ‘fettle’ in their sheds, some simply ‘maintain’. There are a few however with the ability to ‘create’ and the Dystopian Project scooter is the result of Continue reading
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Tagged 125, 150, API, built, CAD, DIY, engineering, garagista, gp200, Grand Prix, Indian, lambretta, lcgb, liquid cooled, machined, practical scootering, RT 195, scooter magazine, scooter scewne, scooter world, scootering, scooterist, scooternova, shed build, SIL, Super, Vijai, vijay, york scooter club |
So we all know that the Lambretta was created by Innocenti in Italy, but what happened when Innocenti closed their
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Tagged 150 DL, dl, Elegant, gp200, Grad Prix, Indian, italy, lambretta, lambretta innovation, Lambretta Italia spa, scooters india limited, SIL |
Automobile Products of India Ltd advert from 1979
few days ago we brought you an old advert from 1981 of the API Lamby scooter and Mac 175S, and prior to that an article about
Posted in 1970s, Lambretta, scooter |
Tagged 175, 175S, API, Automobile products of India Ltd, Bombay, Innocenti, lambretta, lambretta li series 2, Lamby 150, MA Chidambaram, Mac 175, SIL, TV |
Automobile Products of India Ltd (API) were the first company in India to produce Lambretta scooters there, beginning in
Posted in 1960s, Lambretta |
Tagged API, Dr. Muthiah Annamalai Chidambaram, Grimstead Imperial, India, indian lambretta, Innocenti, lambretta, Lamby 150, LD, Mac 175, Series 2, SIL |
Earlier this week we posted about a 5-wheeled Vespa, and now we have a 4-seater Lambretta, where
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Tagged 3 seater, 4 seater, custom scooter, four, gp200, GTS, Indonesia, Jubilee Scooters, Lambretta Limo, Limousine, paint, rat rod, seats, SIL, Vespa |
For many Lambrettisti, the annual pilgrimage to the Euro Jamboree of Lambretta enthusiasts is the pinnacle of their season’s riding, and this year’s event is
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Tagged 2015, 26th, austria, Ebensee, Euro Lambretta, Eurolambretta, gp200, Innocenti, Lambretta Club of Austria, lcgb, LI150, series 1, Serveta, SIL, SX200, TV |
This weekend AF Rayspeed in Yorkshire hosted an open day to celebrate
50 years of the AF S-Type dealer special Lambretta.
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Tagged 225, 250, 50th anniversary, AF Rayspeed, AF s type weekender, AF S-type, arthur francis, Arthur Francis Ltd, Dick Sedley, GP, Innocenti, John Ronald, John Ronald Racer, lambretta, lcgb, marketing, metalflake, Norman Ronald, norman ronald racer, Ray Kemp, Ron Moss, S Type, S-type weekend, scooter, scooter rally, Serveta, SIL, SType, Supertune, SX200, Team S Equipe, TS1, TV175, TV200, Watford |
Here are a few photographs direct from the
2014 EuroLambretta rally in (mainly) sunny Switzerland. We had a great ride with some amazing scenery, fantastic roads, plenty of twist mountain passes and good friends.
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Tagged 125, 150, 175, 200, B, C, Davos, dl, E, EuroLambretta 2014, F, gp200, GT, Innocenti, J range, Jamboree, lambretta, LC, lcgb, LD, Li, Model A, scooter rallies, scooter rally, series 1, Series 2, series 3, Serveta, Servetta, SIL, Switzerland, SX200, TV |
With the long-awaited winter-summer-autumn-winter rebuild of my Lambretta GP 200 finally getting into gear (sort of – I’ve got another scooter to strip down first!), I’ve found myself pondering whether to splash out on a few trick-looking parts as well as rewarding its loyal service of 15 years with a new coat of paint. The big question then – are a couple of carbon fibre parts a justifiable treat, or an extravagance not worth the money?
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Tagged 200, accessories, bling, Carbon fibre, custom, dl, gp200, Grand Prix, Innocenti, lambretta, SIL, TS1 |
SIL Lambretta advert from the 1990s.
The final Lambrettas to roll of the
Scooters India Limited (SIL) production line did so in 1997. I know, I bought one of them.
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Tagged GP150, gp200, Innocenti, Italjet, lambretta, Lambretta Pato, LN125, Motom, scooter, scooter factory, SIL, TnG Volare, Valeria Marini, vijai super, vijay |