KR Automation is a company whose work I first discovered some years ago when I was sent photographs of a rather tasty Vespa PX street racer from Germany. This was powered by an engine that had been CNC machined as part of the owner’s university study work. Nice!
Fast forward to 2019 and these talents have also been applied to
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After a wonderful weekend on the Isle of Wight over the August Bank Holiday, we are heading over to Essex this weekend to sunny Mersea Island scooter rally.
Always a good rally, we’ll be riding down on Friday morning and setting up
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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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Casa Lambretta have been busy of late, which readers of ScooterNova magazine will know from our ‘New products’ pages.
Their latest announcement is that Continue reading
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Further to our previous update we have the following news, just received directly from AF Rayspeed:
“We have received the samples of the new design of selector and have been trying hard to break them. We fitted a sample in to one of the race bikes that had originally had a failure, and in over 60 laps at race pace on Monday there were no issues and no failure. After further discussion with the manufacturer it appears there is a manufacturing process that
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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
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A few new products have dropped into our electronic inbox in recent weeks that have stirred our interest, and so we thought we’d share a few with you if you’d not seen them yet yourselves.
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S&S Hamburg, Vespa demonstrator.
You may remember our post back on 4 January 2014 titled
S&S Scooter Porn in which we first brought you details of this automotive work of art… Continue reading
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