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?

Continue reading

The Taffspeed Interview – only in ScooterNova magazine

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

Vespa Club of Britain – 2018 Signing On Events

Vespa Club of Britain 2018 Events

Vespa Club of Britain – 2018 Signing On Events

24 February : Burton Brewers Custom Show & Parts Fair
2 – 5 March : Modrapheniacs SC
30 March – 1 April (Easter) : BSRA National Rally Whitby
8 April : VMSC Parts Fair & Custom Show
4 – 7 May (May BH) : BSRA National Rally Tenby
11 – 13 May : Phoenix Nights scooter rally, Leicester
18 – 20 May : Run from the Scum, Newquay
25 – 28 May (Spring BH) : BSRA National Rally Kelso
1 – 3 June : Wessex Roadrunners SC/VCB Cog 340 Rally, Yeovil, Somerset
8 – 9 June : BSRA National Rally Big 7
14 – 17 June : Vespa World Days, Belfast
6 – 8 July : BSRA National Rally Cleethorpes
21- 22 July : Tin Soldiers SC / VCB Cog 225 Rally, Milton Keynes
27 – 28 July :BSRA National Rally Exmouth
3 – 4 August : A19s SC / VCB Cog 336 Rally, Ride to the Runway, Co Durham
10 – 12 August : VCB Cheshire 100 Rideout and Rally
24 – 27 August (BH) : BSRA National Rally Isle of Wight
8 – 9 September : VCB Two Channels Dash, Cornwall and Devon
15 – 16 September : BSSO Snetterton
21 – 24 September : BSRA National Rally Woolacombe
26 – 28 October : BSRA National Rally Bridlington

Vespa 70th anniversary event

  2016 will be the 70th anniversary of the Vespa scooter, April 1946 being when the Vespa 98 made its debut. 

There will no doubt be many celebrations next year, but the biggest here in England is likely to be this Vespa Club of Britain rally to the home of Douglas built Vespa scooters, Bristol. 

The date is 15-17 July 2016 and as the advert states, VCB members will learn more in future editions of the club magazine. 

Not a member? Visit the club’s website here

Vespa World Days 2015, Croatia

VWD_4

It’s difficult when two big international events clash, so we flipped a coin and the EuroLambretta in Austria won. Nevertheless, we’d be failing if we didn’t bring you a little report from Croatia, so thanks to Continue reading

Luton Vespa Club Scooter Hill Climb, 1964

The cold, winter months often mean less scooters on the road, but how many of you even think about using them socially? For enthusiasts of the 1960s it was second nature!

Hill Climb, 1964

Hill Climb, 1964

Continue reading