Ken Peters at Innocenti factory, 1967.
The early 1960s were a time for Lambretta endurance records, a timed ride from London to Milan being recorded in
1960 and again in 1965. Then, in 1967, Arthur Francis Ltd of Continue reading
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Tagged arthur francis, factory, Ken Peters, lambretta AF250, london milan, record breaker, rome rally, SX200, TJH 25D, TV200 |
The second recorded London to Milan Lambretta ride took place in 1965, starting at the RAC Club in London’s Pall Mall.
Posted in 1960s, Lambretta, Road Trip |
Tagged 1960, 1965, 1967, 2017, Arthur Francis Ltd, Eurolambretta, Filtrate, Innocenti, Ken Peters, lambretta, London to Milan, RAC Pall mall, record, Speller, TV200, Webb |
Back in 2013 this Lambretta TV scooter was spotted in the car park at the House of Lords. They didn’t know then who the rider was, and it seems we still don’t – can anyone shed any light on the peer rider yet?
Read the original story at the
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Tagged All Party Parliamentary Motorcycle Group, house of commons, house of lords, Jimmy, lambretta, lights and mirrors, lord, Mod, peer, Quadrophenia, scooter, TV175, TV200 |
As we’ve posted previously, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Arthur Francis (aka AF) S-type dealer special Lambretta scooters.
As a result of said posts published on Scooternova, Chris Wylde contacted us to tell us a little about the original 250cc S-type he bought back in 1967; a certain TJH 25D.
Chris Wylde in 1967.
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Tagged 225, 250, af, arthur francis, Arthur Francis Scooters Ltd, Extra, gp200, Innocenti, Ken Peters, lambretta, Lambretta Concessionaires, lcgb, Li, London Milan record, marketing, Milan, prototype, S Type, St albans road, SType, Super, SX, SX200, TV200, Watford |
This weekend AF Rayspeed in Yorkshire hosted an open day to celebrate
50 years of the AF S-Type dealer special Lambretta.
Posted in 1960s, Lambretta, Scooter Rally |
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 |
Page from 1960s Arthur Francis Ltd catalogue.
2014 is the 50th anniversary of the iconic AF S-Type Lambretta scooter.
Developed by Watford scooter dealer Arthur Francis back in 1964 to sell more scooters, the AF S-Type has become probably the most well-known of all the dealer special scooters of all time.
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Tagged 1960s, 50th anniversary, AF Rayspeed, arthur francis, gp200, John Ronald, Ken Peters, lambretta, Lambretta S-Type, lcgb, marketing, Mike Karslake, Norman Ronald, open day, S Type, scooter, scooter racing, SX200, TV200, Watford, Yeam S Equipe |
Carnaby Street, 1967.
London’s Carnaby Street in 1967 with a Lambretta TV parked closest to the camera.
This image is from a postcard so I’m sorry but we cannot provide any further information that what we can see. Still, it’s a lovely old photograph that deserves to be viewed, doesn’t it?
Posted in 1960s, Lambretta, Mod |
Tagged 1960s, Carnaby Street, GT200, lambretta, london, Lord John, Mod, Pauls, Quadrophenia, scooter, swinging sixties, TV175, TV200, Vespa |
Dellorto SS carburettor.
Don’t get us wrong, scooters are always worth drooling over, but here at Scooternova the mechanics of the machines are often just as interesting too. Take this
Dellorto carburettor for example… Continue reading
Posted in 1950s, 1960s, Lambretta, scooter |
Tagged 1950s, 1960s, Ancillotti, Dellorto, Innocenti, lambretta, Rimini Lambretta Centre, scooter, SS, TV175, TV200 |