ScooterNova magazine – international and national postage savings

Since the launch of ScooterNova magazine in 2017, as well as covering Great Britain we’ve attracted a number of overseas readers throughout Europe as well as from America, Asia, Africa and Australia too. We understand that Continue reading

What’s inside number 9? New edition out soon!

Good news folks, edition 9 of ScooterNova magazine is on the way!
Completed and printed in time for the Isle of Wight scooter rally next weekend, you can pre-order online and be one of the first to receive it.
So what’s to look forward to in edition 9?

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Hayling Island & Shed Rally – ScooterNova on the road

If you’re out and about this coming weekend, you can pick up the latest copy of ScooterNova magazine at either the Hayling Island scooter rally down in Hampshire, or the Shed Rally in Norfolk.
At Hayling Island head for the South West Scooter Clubs stall where you will find ScooterNova magazine being sold alongside rally patches and other event merchandise, as well as SWSC products too.
At the Shed Rally in Norfolk, £1 from each magazine sold via the Shed stall will go to charity, this year raising money for This years charities are Teenage Cancer Trust and Heart Foundation (#smileforsteve). The Shed stall is again the place to buy your rally patches and merchandise.
At each rally, there will be other traders who may also have ScooterNova magazine in stock, so there is plenty of opportunity to support both an independent scooter magazine and independent retailer as well.
AND DON’T FORGET the competition in edition 7 to win a 5-speed Lambretta Clo5e Ratio gearbox and Malossi Vespa kit.
Wherever you end up, ride safe and have a good weekend!

** 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 known marques.
You can pre-order, buy and subscribe online here.
Find out more about ScooterNova magazine here.

Ian Brown, Scooter Boys & The Stone Roses

It’s hardly a secret that from within the scooter scene have emerged more than a few successful musicians, and ScooterNova magazine is the only one to bring the story behind the early days of the Stone Roses whose members  Continue reading

Butcher Garage Project Esc: the full article

Butcher Garage of St Petersburg in Russia have been turning out some stunning scooters since their inception, and their most recent creation is Continue reading

Project 5 – another Butcher Garage Vespa

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In October of last year we brought you news and pictures of a couple of stunning Vespas  from behind the former Iron Curtain, and now, 12 months later here’s Continue reading

Hot Rod custom Vespas from Russia

Bender, by Butcher Garage.

Bender, by Butcher Garage.

Butcher Garage are in St Petersburg, Russia, and they caught our eye recently with a couple of stunning custom Vespa scooters.

Bender, by Butcher Garage.

Bender, by Butcher Garage.

First there’s Bender,  about which Butcher Garage state “at the core of this project is that what remained of the 1966 Vespa 150 Super after a Huey unloaded all of its firepower might on it!” 10644587_573049099466727_3832235950217852952_o

It has a Pinasco 177cc top end, Mazzuccheli HP race-crank, RD350 reed, RZ left hand erformance exhaust, 28mm Keihin carburettor and Vespatronic ignition. Making sure all of this handles and stops is YSS supension, a Grimeca master cylinder and disc brake system at the front with Malossi Whoop disc.

Invader, by Butcher Garage.

Invader, by Butcher Garage.

Next there is Invader, which was once a French ACMA Vespa before being modified to include a trick lifting rear end, in true hot rod style.

Invader, by Butcher Garage.

Invader, by Butcher Garage.

This engine has been treated to a Malossi 166 kit, with a 30mm Dellorto carb, Mazzuccheli crank, has Bitubo suspension and a semi-hydraulic Grimeca disc brake at the front.

Truly stunng scooters, we think you’ll agree, and you can find out more about Butcher Garagre and view more photographs by visiting the Butcher Garage Facebook page.

And if you like this, why not check out some of our earlier blogs featuring anything and everything scooter related, from 105mph 51hp Vespas, to South American Lambrettas, resto to custom scooters, nostalgia and more besides. CLICK HERE to see the most recent.

NOS Power – a Vespa from Down Under to lust over!

S.S. Scooter Engineering, Sydney.

S.S. Scooter Engineering, Sydney.

SS Scooter Engineering of Sydney Australia are the people behind this latest piece of scooter art that we’ve recently discovered on the world-wide web. Continue reading